We Love —
- This amazing road trip combines a beautiful city break, stunning winelands and an awe-inspiring safari
- This is the Rainbow Nation, famed for its open-hearted people, extraordinary natural beauty and exhilarating wildlife
- Our members can enjoy a half day Cape Town city tour and a full day Peninsula tour around Cape Town's stunning coastline
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Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 21:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 to 17:30.
Your Destination —
The mild weather and unique territory is ideal for wine-growing and the region has amassed many international awards over the years. Daily wine-tasting and cellar tours are available at most of the numerous vineyards. Many also have restaurant and picnic facilities to spend a leisurely afternoon.
Hermanus - Beautiful Hermanus is a South African seaside town that’s a popular whale-watching site. An initial visit to the Old Harbour Museum will acquaint you with the area’s rich fishing history and impress you with a massive exhibit of a whale skeleton. With dozens of area vineyards, Hermanus is a great base for a guided wine tasting tour.
Your Itinerary —
Upon your arrival in Cape Town, affectionately known as The Mother City, you will be met by a Thompsons Africa Representative who will thereafter assist you to your transfer that will take you to your hotel where you will spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Townhouse Hotel Cape Town.
Day 2: Cape Town City Tour – Half Day
Today you will be collected from your hotel to join this amazing tour. Take a cable car to the summit of the legendary Table Mountain (own account and weather permitting) with views of the City and surrounding layout of this southernmost tip of Africa. Visit the country's oldest building, The Castle, and a short distance away, the Company Gardens, both historically fascinating and well conserved. Your drive will continue past Parliament Buildings, City Hall and the Slave Lodge, and you'll sense the depth of history via their distinctive architecture. Move up the cobblestoned hills to the Malay Quarter, and marvel at the ice-cream colours of the quaint Bo-Kaap homes. Trace the moves of a professional diamond cutter, as he creates every girl's dream stone. Overnight at the Townhouse Hotel Cape Town.
Day 3: Peninsula Tour – Full Day
During this Tour you will travel along the exquisite stretch of coastline known as Millionaire's Paradise - from Clifton to Camps Bay, to the exclusive beach hamlet of Llandudno - towards the charming working harbour of Hout Bay. You will have the option to embark on an up-close-and-personal Seal Island cruise (optional and for own account). Then, you will wind along the legendary Chapman's Peak Drive, hugging the cliffs and relishing the breathtaking ocean views, before arriving at your lunch spot of choice (own account) at the Cape of Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park. Then you will meander back along the coast towards the City, visiting the historic naval port of Simon's Town and the endearing penguin colony at Boulder's Beach (own account). Finally, you will venture inland to your last stop of the day at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. With the sun setting over the tall peaks of Table Mountain the last rays sparkle on the trees and flowers. Overnight at the Townhouse Hotel Cape Town..
Day 4: Cape Town / Day at leisure
You can spend this time relaxing, take a trip to the beach or maybe a day at the pool is in order for you. You can also spend some time exploring the wonderful shopping experiences that this city has to offer, a visit to the V&A waterfront is definitely recommended. Overnight at the Townhouse Hotel Cape Town..
Today you will be collected from your hotel to embark on your journey towards the Winelands. You will be settling into a hotel in the charming university town of Stellenbosch which is the second oldest European settlement in the province after Cape Town. The remainder of the day will be at leisure. Overnight in Oude Werf Hotel.
Day 7: Depart Stellenbosch / Arrival to Hermanus
Road transfer to Hermanus. Overnight at the Harbour House Hotel.
Day 8 - Private transfer from Hermanus Hotel to Cape Town International Airport
Transfer to Cape Town airport and flight to Joburg. Overnight at Joburg airport at Garden Court hotel.
Transfer by road to Elandela. 3 nights at Elandela
Day 12 – Transfer by road back to Joburg airport for flight home
Your Accommodation —
Accommodation throughout is of 4* standard.
Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town
4 nights in a Standard room, Bed & Breakfast
This 4-star Cape Town hotel has a gourmet restaurant and a 24-hour room service menu. All rooms offer satellite TV and free Wi-Fi access. Table Mountain is just 1.9 miles away. Robben Island is just a boat ride from the V&A Waterfront, which is 30 minutes' walk away. Townhouse Hotel’s luxurious rooms and suites feature modern décor and an en-suite bathroom. Each room type has ironing facilities, a desk, and tea and coffee-making facilities with complimentary biscuits.
The Townhouse Kitchen offers gourmet South African cuisine and a range of regional wines. Coffee and home-baked cakes are available in the lounge. The Houses of Parliament are across the road from the hotel and Long Street is 10 minutes’ walk away. The hotel is 11.5 miles from Cape Town International Airport.
2 nights in a Deluxe room, Bed & Breakfast
Just for you: one complimentary afternoon tea and cake for stays up to 20 September 2015.
A vintage hotel landmark in the heart of Stellenbosch wine capital and university town Oude Werf Hotel blends Georgian origins, with 4 star luxury and 21st Century comfort. The restaurant, with its vine covered courtyard, offers gourmet dining with a traditional Cape flavour and selected local wines. The hotel is ideally set midst the towns many heritage sights, museums, galleries, and vibrant cafe and boutique culture, with the 200 wine estates of the area easily accessible via the convenient Vine Hopper Wine Route shuttle service.
Harbour House Hotel, Hermanus
1 night in a Standard Room bed and breakfast.
This hotel enjoys the most prominent of positions in the heart of the Old Harbour area, flanked by the seaside and the bustling center of this holiday town. The magnificent Lookout Terrace invites guests to revel in the soothing surrounds of the ocean ahead and enjoy a lunch from the restaurant inspired by abundant local produce and fresh ingredients, alternatively savour a sundowner from the Wine Bar in the Pavilion.
1 night in a Standard room, Bed & Breakfast
Enjoy the ultimate in convenience and comfort at Garden Court O.R. Tambo International Airport. Located just a few minutes' away from the airport, this hotel is the ideal choice for travelers needing somewhere to rest during a stopover or for those travelling to Johannesburg. For leisure travelers, the hotel is near to many local attractions and landmarks. These include Kempton Park Golf Course, Deli and Arts & Crafts Market, Birch Acres Mall, Festival Mall, Theatre of Marcellus and many other things to see and do.
There are 253 en-suite rooms within the hotel, including Standard and Superior. Each room is equipped with all the comforts you need for a peaceful stay, including tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, electronic safe,18-hour room service and wakeup facility. Rooms are also fitted with writing desks and chairs, along with comfortable yet simple decor and furnishings that add even more to your sense of well-being.
3 nights in a Standard Lake View Suite, Full Board
This exquisite private property is situated adjacent to Kruger National Park. It’s nestled in the wildlife rich banks of the Klaserie River, with spectacular sunset views of the nearby Blyderiver Canyon and Drakensberg Mountains. This owner managed, exclusive, luxury game lodge, is world renowned for personalised service, warmth and friendly staff.
The stylish lounge and well stocked bar overlooks the inviting swimming pool. Savour a sundowner on a deck chair while watching the hippos playing in the dam below and enjoy magnificent buffet meals and award winning wines in the romantic, candle lit formal dining room or in the open air boma lit by lanterns, fire light and overhead stars. Highlight this spectacular African Photo Safari with an encounter with famed White Lion pride. Designed with privacy and comfort in mind, the absolutely meticulously decorated and furnished 16 suites are perfectly situated to immerse guests in the theatre of African sights and sounds.
Your Journey —
Your offer includes flights from London Heathrow to Cape Town via Johannesburg, internal flights
London Heathrow to Johannesburg – 2100 / 0915
Johannesburg to Cape Town – 1100/1310
Cape Town to Johannesburg – 1300 / 1510
Johannesburg London Heathrow – 2020 / 0655
Transfers: shared transfers are included.
Flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.