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8 Days South Africa Safari and Tour

Exciting Safari in Timbavati Private Game Reserve

This quick holiday in South Africa packs in two of the most popular holiday options for travelers, Cape Town and safari in the Kruger Park area. Begin your trip with a visit to Cape Town at the central and self-catering Waterfront Marina. You will have enough time to explore the city center and surrounding. A day visit to the Cape Winelands is highly recommended to complete this holiday.


  • Get up close to wildlife at the game reserve
  • Explore Cape Town, Cape Winelands, and Table Mountain
  • Game drives at Timbavati Private Game Reserve
  • Stay at a luxurious apartment complex
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily African meals


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Marina Waterfront residential

The Marina Waterfront residential is a modern and luxurious security complex built around the harbor in Cape Town‘s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The views of the harbor, Table Mountain, and city center are unrestricted and beautiful. The harbor is very popular among locals and tourists who dock their yachts here throughout the year, giving this area an exclusive Riviera atmosphere.

Guests staying at the Waterfront Marina can buy a card to the gym which looks over the harbor and the main swimming pool. There are also three smaller pools spread out around the complex. The area is tranquil, beautiful, and close to the waterfront’s many amenities, restaurants, and activities.


Day 1 - 5

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport (CPT), you will picked up and driven into the city for an approximately 40-minute drive. In Cape Town, you will stay in a beautiful and luxurious self-catering apartment in the Waterfront Marina, a perfect base for exploring Cape Town. Your four nights in Cape Town will give you time to explore the city as well as the Cape Winelands.

When visiting the Cape, make sure not to miss the Waterfront, Table Mountain, Cape Point, Camps Bay (beaches) as well as some of the amazing wine farms in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Travel For Life will also arrange your restaurant reservations at the top Cape Town restaurants. If you would like to play golf, tee off times at the best golf courses in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands will be arranged for you.

Day 6 - 8

After breakfast, you will fly from Cape Town to Hoedspruit. Upon arrival at the airport in Hoedspruit, you will be met by a chauffeur who will drive you to Kambaku River Sands in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The transfer time is approximately 40 minutes, mainly through the game reserve. You will spend three nights at the lovely Kambaku River Sands where you will enjoy a fantastic safari and get up close to the animals.

Sunrise and sunset game drives of around three and a half hours will give you plenty of opportunities to see some great wildlife, including the big five. On the last day, after your morning game drive and leisurely breakfast, a driver will pick you up and drive you to the airport in Hoedspruit from where you will fly to Johannesburg in time to collect your luggage and check in for your flight back home.

Included excursions

  • Game drives at Timbavati Private Game Reserve


Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most stunningly beautiful cities anywhere in the world. The cosmopolitan city has so much to offer visitors. Make sure not to miss the highlights like Table Mountain, Cape Point, the Victoria and Alfed Waterfront, Constantia Winelands, and Robben Island. There is a lot more than just the tourist highlights in Cape Town. Also, make sure to visit the vibrant city center, the neighborhood markets, and some of the city's world-class restaurants.

If you are visiting Cape Town during high season, make sure to make your restaurant reservations well in advance, as the best restaurants get booked months in advance.

Timbavati Private Game Reserve

Timbavati Private Game Reserve shares a common unfenced border with the Kruger National Park, allowing animals free range and ensuring that guests have an opportunity to view the greatest diversity of wildlife that South Africa offers.


You have six breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners included in the package.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Capture your safari moments with a camera
  • Explore the city of Cape Town
  • Feel the thrill of the game drives
  • Meet and interact with the locals
  • Observe the animals
  • Relax in the lodge
  • See the stunning views

Spa treatments

Spa treatments are available at the hotel for an extra fee.

What's included

  • 2 daily game drives
  • 6 breakfasts, three lunches, and three dinners
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Car rental in Cape Town
  • Conservation fees at Timbavati Private Game Reserve
  • Transfer to Motswari in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

What's not included

  • International and domestic flights

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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