South Africa in Depth

Encounter the best wine, wildlife and scenery in South Africa whilst staying in fabulous accommodation.

Start your trip with four nights in Cape Town at a stunning hotel. Take some time to relax and get to know this beautiful city from the iconic table mountain to the glamourous waterfront, this is a fabulous introduction to South Africa. Next, your guide will take you on a private tour of the Cape Peninsula. Enjoy a hike along the beaches, explore pretty towns and marvel at the stunning scenery. From Cape Town, head to the Winelands and spend five nights in two different locations. First, The Overberg, an area of fruit and grain farms, verdant wine-growing valleys and a coastal Riviera known for its charming towns and whale viewing. Your lodge includes a number of activities including whale watching, horseback riding, botanical hikes and beach picnics. Next, you will explore Stellenbosch and Franschoek and visit some family-owned, off-the-beaten track estates for a more intimate, boutique wine tasting experience. Your final stop will be Kruger National Park and the private game reserve of Sabi Sands. You will spend four nights here and experience some of the best safari in Africa, head out on game drives, with the chance to spot leopard, elephant, wildebeest, giraffe and hippos. At the end of the day, head back to your luxury lodge, relax with a glass of wine and soak up the beautiful surroundings.

Trip highlights

  • 4 nights in Cape Town at Ellerman House in a Superior House room with breakfast included.

  • A private full day tour of the Cape Peninsula with lunch included.

  • 2 nights in the Overberg at Grootbos Garden Lodge in a 1-bedroom Luxury Suite with all meals and activities included.

  • 2 nights in the Winelands at Babylonstoren Fynbos Cottages in a 1-bedroom Cottage with breakfast included.

  • Full day private tour of the Winelands including tastings.

  • 2 nights in the Overberg at Grootbos Garden Lodge in a 1-bedroom Luxury Suite with all meals and activities included.

  • 4 nights in Kruger National Park at Londolozi Founders Camp in a Superior Chalet with all meals and activities included.

Map of your holiday


The price for this itinerary is GBP £10,680 (pricing also available in US Dollars)

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 13 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

  • All internal flights in economy class seating

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.



Our suggested luxury hotels for this trip

Ellerman House Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Ellerman House – Cape Town

Situated in the heart of one of the most exclusive suburbs, Bantry Bay, just ten minutes away from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and in walking distance to the Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, this elegant Edwardian mansion overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and has an extensive collection of original South African art. Originally a private residence, the Edwardian-style mansion has 13 rooms and suites, two ultra-modern villas plus the tranquil Ellerman House Spa. The Wine Gallery is seriously impressive; a cellar for the hotel’s 7500-bottle collection of South African vintage wines.

Pool, Garden lodge, Grootbos, South Africa

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
A stunning luxury eco-reserve located at the southern tip of South Africa. The accommodation is a combination of unique lodges and private villas and has been designed to blend with the surrounding environment. The style is contemporary yet authentic and classically elegant with floor to ceiling windows offering stunning views across the landscape of milkwood forest, mountains and sea. The cuisine here is exceptional and guests can enjoy fine dining complimented by some of South Africa’s best wines. This is a truly special hotel.

Babylonstoren Hotel, Franschhoek, South Africa

Hotel Babylonstoren – Franschhoek

Lying within the vineyards of the Drakenstein Valley, close to Franschhoek, Babylonstoren is a beautifully preserved farm with a manor house dating back to 1777. Its farm buildings have been converted to a boutique hotel which now host elegant cottages and suites. Its two restaurants serve produce from its organic gardens, as well as a wine Tasting Room which serves delicious platters. Indulge in relaxation at Babylonstoren as you view the mountains all around, pick your own healthy fruit and veg, swim, enjoy the spa, or watch sunsets with a glass of wine in hand.

Londolozi Private Granite Suites, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Londolozi Private Granite Suites – Kruger National Park

Londolozi’s Private Granite Suites are set in a remarkable river setting and offer an extraordinary safari experience. Flanked by an extrusion of granite rocks, the luxury lodge offers 3 luxurious suites, perfect for the discerning traveller, which can be booked individually or as a private camp for six guests. The camp’s décor is full of bold materials using a silver, charcoal and elephant grey palette and each suite has a luxurious outdoor bath and private, heated swimming pool where you can relax and look out to the Sand River, perfect to spot breeding herds of elephants.