11-Day Road Trip in Cape Town and Durban - Cape Town - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Exploring Cape Town and South Africa's east coast, with a special focus on nature.
  • Discovering some of the most highly protected wildlife parks in the world and observing rare animals in their natural habitat.
  • Enjoying the freedom of a hired car and adapting the tour according to your own rhythm.

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Your Itinerary in Brief

South Africa is home to incredible natural wonders and a wealth of biodiversity. Demonstrating the importance of preserving wildlife, South Africa has so much to offer. Wild animals, impressive waterfalls, wave-swept coastlines and more await you with a mix of adrenaline and wonder.


With a rental car included, you'll begin your stay in Cape Town, known as the "Mother City," then fly to Durban for an incredible experience at Ghost Mountain. You will end your tour with a relaxing stay in the bushveld in a rustic setting at The Hamiltons, named after the first warden of Kruger National Park.


Your itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town

Day 2: Discover Cape Town

Day 3: Discover Cape Town's surroundings

Day 4: Durban

Day 5: Head to the Hluhluwe region

Day 6: Safari in the Hluhluwe Park

Day 7: Direction Swaziland

Day 8: Direction Kruger National Park

Day 9: Full-day safari in the Kruger Park

Day 10: Discover the Blyde River Canyon

Day 11: Return to Johannesburg

Your Itinerary in Detail

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by a Sense of Africa representative who will assist you in collecting your rental car. Following the directions provided, you will proceed to the Aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites in Cape Town. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.



Two days to explore Cape Town and the Winelands.

You'll explore Cape Town on a full day of sightseeing with your Canal Cruise Pass, which connects you to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the Cape Town Convention Center. Whether you're looking for an easy way to get from point A to point B or a fun outdoor experience, this public transportation option will show you the city at its best. This ticket is valid for a full day (day 2 or 3). Take time to hop on and off at the various stops to explore this part of Cape Town!


After breakfast, depart for Cape Town International Airport where you will return your rental car before boarding your scheduled flight to Durban. On arrival at King Shaka International Airport, collect your rental car and, following the directions provided, proceed to the Gateway Hotel in Umhlanga. Afternoon and evening free.

Day 5: Ghost Mountain

After breakfast, depart for the Ghost Mountain Inn in Hluhluwe, with an approximate 3.5-hour drive. In the evening (4-6 pm), enjoy the Ghost Mountain Cultural Experience, a unique and authentic experience that includes a visit to a local farm as well as the opportunity to interact with community members. Finish the experience with a drive through the Lebombo Mountains, taking in the impressive views of the area and the rural life that surrounds you.

Day 6: Hluhluwe iMfolosi Game Reserve

After breakfast, you will have a full day at leisure to explore the Hluhluwe iMfolosi Game Reserve, located 65 km from your lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a cruise on Lake Jozini, departing around 3:00 pm and returning around 6:00 pm.

Day 7: Swaziland

After breakfast, departure for the Mountain Inn, located near Mbabane in Swaziland, a journey of about 3h30.

Day 8-10: Kruger National Park

After breakfast, depart for Hamiltons Lodge & Restaurant, a drive of about three hours. Hamilton is named after the first keeper of the Kruger National Park, Sir James Stevenson Hamilton. It is located on Riverside Farm in the heart of the agricultural centre of Mpumalanga, just 850 meters from Malelane Kruger Gate and 45 km from the Mozambique and Swaziland borders.


Depart at 5:00 am for a safari to discover the natural beauty of the savannah. After a breakfast break, you will set out in an open safari vehicle in search of 147 species of mammals, 507 species of birds and 114 species of reptiles. During lunch, stretch your legs and enjoy the splendour of this wonderful place! Return around 3:30 pm.


After breakfast, make your way to Casa do Sol in Hazyview, a drive of about two hours. Along the way, drive along the Panorama Route, stopping at Pinnacle Point, Gods Window viewpoint, Berlin and Mac Mac Falls, and the Graskop Gorge Lift. Lunch in the village of von Graskop before returning to Hazyview. Arrive at the hotel in the late afternoon.


Aha Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort is a 4-star luxury property located next to the elephant sanctuary. With its tranquil pools, shaded glades and lush gardens, Aha Casa Do Sol Hotel & Resort is a luxurious retreat just a 15-minute drive from Kruger National Park.

Day 11: Arrival in Nelspruit/Johannesburg



After breakfast, you will drive to the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (Mbombela), about 1-hour drive, or to the O R Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), about 5 hours drive, where you will return your rental car and take your flight home.

Your Hotels

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Meet and assist upon arrival.
  • Excursions at Ghost Moutain.
  • Included Echo safari.
  • Europcar, Classic, Group D, Hyundai Venue or similar (3 days Cape Town and 7 days Durban to Kruger).
  • Included internal flight from Cape Town to Durban.


Maximum room capacity

You will stay in 3* and 4* hotels, lodges and camps selected for you (or similar).


Your Accommodation:

In Cape Town: Aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suite - Luxury Room

In Umhlanga: Gateway Hotel - Superior Room

In Mkhuze: Ghost Mountain Inn & Safaris

Swaziland: Mountain Inn 

Komatipoort: Komati River Chalets

Hazyview: Casa do Sol


In case of unavailability of the hotels listed in the itinerary, accommodation in hotels of a similar category will be provided.

Your Dining Choices

This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast stay. 

Your Journey to Johannesburg


You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.


The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Your Destinations

Cape Town

Cape Town is renowned for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Situated at the base of Table Mountain, it is the capital city of the Western Cape. Whether you are looking for history, natural beauty or a cosmopolitan lifestyle, the 'Mother City' has it all. There is such a diversity of attractions and activities you will not be disappointed with your city experience. 


Offering fantastic views of the city, Table Mountain dominates the skyline. For natural surroundings there are gardens, beaches and vineyards all close by. Cape Town is steeped in history and many of the museums and monuments have much to tell. For a cosmopolitan and lively experience, visit the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with a wide variety of shops, restaurants and craft markets.

Kruger National Park

Home to all of South Africa's iconic wild animals, including the big five, the Kruger National Park is one of the best destinations to see wildlife. The park extends across nearly two million hectares and offers a range in landscapes from the granite hills of the South and the Lembombo mountains and savannah of the East and the tropical forests of the North. 


Beyond biodiversity, the Kruger National Park has many historical and archaeological sites. The park was created in a bid to protect South Africa's wildlife and holds the stories of many cultures and explorers. One of the park's best features is its accessibility, and it's easy to navigate the vast network of roads. There are many ways to explore the wonders of the Kruger Park, from self-driving tours to private safaris. Adventure into a world of wildlife and incredible nature when you visit the Kruger National Park. 

In More Detail

Please find practical information about your trip
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not allowed.
Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

Please Note:


Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.


Schedules and prices are subject to change.


If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team.


Room Information: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.


Restaurant Information: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

The tour price includes:

  • Standard room accommodation in hotels, lodges and camps (unless otherwise indicated in the itinerary)
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (dinner at Komati River Chalets)
  • Day pass for the City Canal Cruise
  • Cultural experience and Lake Jozini Cruise at Ghost Mountain Inn
  • Echo Safaris: Safari in the Kruger National Park while staying at Komati River Chalets, including park entrance fees
  • Green Seat
  • Car rental type D (Hyundai, Venue or similar) from Europcar (3 days in Cape Town and 7 days from Durban to Kruger)


The tour price does not include:

  • The cost of returning the vehicle (R1870.00 or about EUR115.00)
  • Swaziland crossing fees (R1470.00 or about EUR90.00)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tourist taxes and airport taxes
  • The insurance
  • Booking fees
  • Excursions and activities not mentioned
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in 'price includes'


If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.


Please note that due to the current situation, any information mentioned is subject to change or adaptation.

We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel three days before your departure to keep you informed of the latest changes and information.

You can also refer to our FAQ section to find more information on the development of the situation.

We suggest that you keep informed of the latest regulations in force:

 In the UK via the corresponding link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Car Hire:

- Minimum age of driver: 23 years (additional cost of R 150.00 per day for those under 23 years) with a valid South African driving licence.

- Driver must hold a valid licence for at least 12 months.

- A credit card in the name of the main driver is required (Mastercard or Visa only).

- Please note that you will collect and return the rental car at the airport.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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