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  • Discover the majestic beauty of South Africa and seek out its fascinating wildlife on this exciting self-driven adventure.
  • Explore the vibrant streets of Johannesburg, be awe-struck by the beauty of the Blyde River Canyon and embark on a journey to unearth the 'big 5' at the iconic Kruger National Park.
  • Continue the escape to Mauritius in a luxurious hotel for a few days of rest.

Your Destinations


Discover one of the rainbow nation's finest cities - Johannesburg! Explore the city's streets and uncover the country's fascinating history and culture. You will fall in love with the city's artistic energy, and wealth of creative spaces and initiatives. Alternatively, if you fancy an adventure, the South African wilderness is just a short drive away!

Blyde River Canyon

As the third largest canyon in the world, the Blyde River Canyon is truly a sight to behold. Surrounded by impressively lush scenery and over 1000 species of flora, and home to the extraordinary Taita Falcon, this natural wonder is a must-stop spot in South Africa.

Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park is arguably the finest game park in the world and is only an hour’s flight from Jo’burg.  Most lodges offer two game drives per day (one early in the morning and one in the evening) and your chances of seeing the “Big Five” - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - are excellent. This must be high on the list of "musts" for any visit to South Africa.

Our Offer

12 nights: 7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 5 nights in Mauritius

13 nights: 7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 6 nights in Mauritius
14 nights:  7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 7 nights in Mauritius
15 nights:  7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 8 nights in Mauritius
16 nights:  7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 9 nights in Mauritius
17 nights:  7 nights in the South Africa Big Five reservation + 10 nights in Mauritius

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Departure city / Johannesburg
Arrival at Johannesburg airport. Welcome by our English speaking representative and assistance to take care of your rental car. Depending on the time of your arrival, we suggest a guided tour to Soweto.Lunch and dinner for free. Accommodation for 1 night at the Metcourt Or Tombo Hotel (or similar) hotel.

IMPORTANT: Check the itinerary of your flights to know the day and time of departure from Spain and arrival in Johannesburg, and departure from Mauritius and arrival in Spain.

Day 2: Johannesburg / White River
Breakfast. Road to the Mpumalanga region. Accommodation for 1 night at the Stille Woning Guest House 4 * or similar.
Day 3: White River / Kruger National Park
Breakfast and transfer to Kruger Park. Arrival to the private reserve. Live the fascinating experience of approaching these beautiful creatures with the opportunity to pet elephants, greet them and offer them delicacies. Duration : 1 hour / Hours: 09: 00h, 12: 00h and 16: 00h / Minimum age: 4 years ( reservation required ).Arrival at the Lodge. Lunch served until 1:00 p.m. Installation in the rooms around 2:00 p.m. Free time. Tea or coffee + snack around 4:00 p.m. Safari in open 4x4 vehicle in the reserve around 4:30 p.m. Return to the lodge around 7:00 p.m. Dinner and accommodation.
Days 4 and 5: Kruger National Park
Wake up early around 05:30 a.m. and snack. Safari in a 4x4 open vehicle in the reserve around 06:30 a.m. Return to the lodge around 09:00 a.m. and breakfast. Free time. Lunch around 12:30 p.m. Free time.Tea or coffee + snack around 4:00 p.m.Safari in 4x4 open vehicle in the reserve around 4:30 p.m.Return to the lodge around 7:00 p.m.Dinner and accommodation.
Day 6: Private reserve of the Kruger National Park / Blyde River Canyon Region
Wake up early around 05:30 a.m. and snack. 4x4 open vehicle safari in the reserve around 06:30 a.m. Return to the hostel around 09:00 and breakfast. Check out around 10:00 a.m. Departure to Johannesburg through the Blyde River.

Suggested excursions:
- The pots of the giant "potholes of Bourke's luck": deep cylindrical cavities formed by river erosion and flood action, the window of God where we discover a panorama that extends over kilometers of mountains covered with Dense forests ...
- The Blyde River canyon: a gigantic 26-kilometer gorge carved into the rocky escarpment and its sumptuous landscapes.
- The "three Rondavelles": rock massifs that look like traditional Zulu huts. This is one of the most beautiful views over the vastness of the canyon and the lake. Lunch and dinner free. Accommodation for 1 night at Graskop Hotel 3 * or similar. Night at the hotel.
Day 7: Blyde Region / Johannesburg 
Breakfast. We will take the route to Johannesburg. Return of your rental car at the Golden Tambo airport in Johannesburg. Accommodation at the Metcourt or Tombo Hotel or similar. NOTE: the vehicle is rented for 24 hours. The vehicle must be returned before the time you picked it up in Johannesburg on day 2.

Day 8: Johannesburg / Mauritius
Early departure to the airport to take your flight to Mauritius. Arrival in Mauritius and transfer to the hotel. Night at the hotel 20 Degrés Sud 4 *.
Days 9-12, 9-13, 9-14, 9-15, 9-16 or 9-17: Mauritius
Free time in Mauritius on half board at the hotel.

Day 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 or 18: Mauritius / Departure city
Breakfast and, at the scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take the flight back to your hometown. End of our services.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following hotels in a Standard Room with meals included as per itinerary.

Your Hotels

Your Tour Hotels
1 night in Johannesburg: Metcourt or Tambo or similar.
1 night at White River: Stille Woning Guest House 4 * or similar.
4 nights in the Kruger National Park: Bongani Mountain Lodge or similar.
1 night in Johannesburg: Metcourt or Tambo or similar.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Mauritius Extension

You will enjoy a 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 night stay in a Charm Room, with Half Board dining (Breakfast and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks)

Just for you
Just for you:
  • 15% discount at the Secret Spa during the stay
  • 30 min of body scrub per person per stay
  • 10% off at M / S Lady Lisbeth
Set alongside the sea and surrounded by a coconut grove, 20 Degres Sud is a fantastic 4* retreat that promises total peace and tranquillity. This small-scale hotel is a jewel of Mauritius, and offers guests direct access to the beach as well as lounge rooms, parking and free WiFi throughout. Enjoy a unique stay in this little piece of paradise. 

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Leave behind all your worries and enter a stress-free zone with a stay in one of the hotel's Charm Rooms. Kick-back, enjoy a tranquil environment, and make the most of the range of facilities that are on offer. All Charm Rooms include views that overlook the beautiful coconut grove, which opens onto the sea, alongside room service, a TV,  a terrace, a minibar and more.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

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

Your Board Basis

L'Explorateur is a stunning dining experience. On one side, guests will be nestled in the heart of the hotel on a stone terrace close to the pool. On the other side, guests can soak up views of Grand Baie and watch magical sunsets.

M/S Lady Lisbeth
Board the oldest motorboat on the island, the M/S Lady Lisbeth, and enjoy a delicious meal. This 17m long "vintage" teak boat, built in 1929, has been completely restored and sails every evening for a dinner cruise on the calm waters of the bay. The boat leaves each day at 19:30 and returns around 23:00.

Please note: 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

Your Time

Making the most of its picturesque island setting, this four-star hotel offers unique relaxation and a spa where guests can enjoy a range of fabulous treatments or a hammam. Get to relax in a serene, elegant setting - the spa also houses a fusion bar, where guests are treated to teas and aromatic drinking water.

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process.

Ile Des Deux Cocos

Lose yourself in pure paradise on the private island of Ile des Deux Cocos. Leaving from Blue Bay, a five-minute crossing is enough to reach the island of Two Cocos, for a day of relaxation. Depending on what you feel like doing, swim or snorkel in the Blue Bay Nature Reserve, declared a marine park, full of exceptional wildlife. Then stroll on the island, explore its natural trails, or relax in the sun. 

You will then get to enjoy a buffet which reflects the spirit of this island. Delight in a delicious mix of culinary trends. As a bonus, sounds of the guitar and local Mauritian singers will liven up your evening. 

Deep Mauritius 

Your day will begin with a shopping session in the factory outlets of Floréal and Curepipe where you may be tempted by a jewel at the diamond cutting factory, Adamas. After a stop at the crater of Trou aux Cerfs where you will enjoy a panoramic view of all Mauritius, you will arrive at the mystical lake of Grand Bassin, the place of the Hindu Mauritian pilgrimage. You will then admire the unique site of the Gorges de la Rivière Noire with abundant endemic flora which is home to many rare monkeys and birds such as Straw Tail, Cateau Verte or Kestrel.

Then enjoy lunch at the restaurant  Rhumerie de Chamarel, followed by a rum tasting. Continue exploring the land of the seven colours and waterfalls of Chamarel and finally finish exploring one of the most beautiful forests endemic to Mauritius. 

Entrance to Casela Park

Casela World of Adventures is an adventure theme park for the whole family. in the Flic-En-Flac region, the Casela Park, also known as Safari Park and Birds, welcomes you in its 14 hectares for a day like no other. Spanning over 400 hectares, this park proposes a unique, and intense discovery of Mauritius’ wildlife. 

Whether you choose to walk with lions, trek in the river, experience one of the longest zip lines in the world the park has something for everyone. The little ones will be delighted by the tilapia fishing, petting and feeding the farm animals. One can choose the safari via different modes: bus, quad or buggy rides or Segway to see giraffes, zebras, ostriches and other African animals. 

Swimming with Dolphins

Experience a first-hand encounter with some of the islands more common dolphin species, including the Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin. Swim alongside the majestic and adorable aquatic mammals, and learn about their natural habitat on the coast of Mauritius. 

Underwater Scooter Experience

Discover the breathtaking depths of the crystal clear waters that surround you with this half day (4-hour) underwater scooter experience!! Dive up to 3 metres deep to sethe colourful marine life in their natural habitatNo need to be a diver or swimmer to drive the sub-scooter. Comfortably seated, you can breathe freely and naturally in a large transparent and panoramic dome. For your safety, a diver will guide you during the 30 minutes of your underwater cruise. 

Catamaran Cruise to Benitiers Island

Sail aboard a catamaran from Black River on the west coast to Tamarin Bay where you may be able to see the dolphins in their natural environment! These charming mammals, who often appear in pods, promise you a wonderful aquatic ballet. 

The cruise will continue to the beautiful turquoise lagoon of Le Morne. Equipped with a mask, a snorkel and fins, provided on board, you will discover the underwater flora and fauna of this region. 

The crew will concoct tasty grilled dishes, accompanied by salads, which you will taste in front of the Benitier, this strange shell carved by erosion and delicately placed on the sea. The drinks will be served at will.

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Full Day Taxi Service – 1 Day (8hrs) or 2 Days (2x8hrs)

Travel the island at your own pace by booking a chauffeur-driven car. The driver comes to the hotel, picks you up and then you can define your itinerary for the day. You have two options: Choose an 8 hrs (1 day) option or 2 times 8 hrs (2 days) during the stay. 

The Charms of the North

Travel along the north coast, known for its golden sandy beaches and lagoons with turquoise waters. Visit the aquarium of Mauritius at Pointe aux Piments.

Then head for Port-Louis, the capital, with a stop at the Caudan Waterfront for a shopping session and for the visit of the Blue Penny Museum, whose stamp collections are internationally recognised. You can also discover the historic buildings of Port-Louis, its typical market and busy streets. 

After lunch, head to the 260-year-old Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden, a beautiful haven of peace with no less than 500 different species of native tropical plants, including the famous giant water lilies and tallipots. 

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Between Land and Sea

Discover the Marine Park Blue Bay, a huge turquoise lagoon where you can dive into a natural aquarium and uncover colourful fish, including moray eels, parrot fish and zebrafish. You will be astonished by the abundance of the ocean's flora and fauna. Diving enthusiasts will be delighted to discover this haven of tranquillity and the beginners will be amazed by these coral gardens. 

Once in the Ferney Valley, a lush 200-hectare forest, nature lovers will appreciate the scents of the trees and the melodious songs of birds such as the Mauritian Robin, the straw-tail or the Crècerelle. 

Then, you will go to the typical village of Mahébourg, for the visit of the National Museum of History. This building dates from 1760, redraws the history of the colonisation of Mauritius and also houses the remains of the French-English naval battle that took place at the old port in 1810.

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Swimming with dolphins and Benitiers Island

Experience a first-hand encounter with some of the islands more common dolphin species, including the Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin. Swim alongside the majestic and adorable aquatic mammals, and learn about their natural habitat on the coast of Mauritius. 

You will then continue your journey towards the island of Benitiers where you will have lunch. You can also enjoy the magnificent view of the lagoon, Morne Mountain and Roche Crystal. To end the day, you will attend a typical Séga animation.

Day on L’Ile Plate

You can choose between boarding a catamaran for L’Ile Plate from the Sunset Boulevard Pier in Grand Bay or taking the ultimate helicopter experience. The island, uninhabited and still wild, is dominated by a traditional lighthouse and is renowned for its dazzling white sand and its many birds, including the straw-tail, emblem of the national airline. 

Here, you can swim, explore the underwater world, laze on the beach or climb up to the lighthouse from which you will have a breathtaking view of the five northern islands. Then you have the chance to enjoy a seafood grill lunch served in the unspoilt setting of the ruins of the Governor's House. The afternoon will be spent relaxing.

Catamaran Cruise in the North Islands

Departing from Grand Bay on the north coast, embark on a journey on board a beautiful catamaran and sail the Indian Ocean. Admire the Coin de Mire which stands in the middle of the ocean. Upon the horizon, you will see a deserted island... white sand, shells, exotic fish, beautiful corals, crystalline lagoons await you. Masks, snorkels and fins will be included so that you are free to discover the beauty of the seabed. 

There will be a small shuttle that will run you back and forth from the catamaran and the island – perfect for those who want to sunbathe on the beach. A delicious lunch of grilled meat is served on board.   

Catamaran Cruise to Île aux Cerfs

Prepare your beach towels, sunscreen and sunglasses, as we invite you to take a catamaran cruise to Île aux Cerfs! This uninhabited islet is famous for its beautiful white sand beaches, a pearl of the Mauritian landscape. To begin the adventure, you will embark on a visit to the small fishing village of Trou d'Eau Douce, discovering from the most beautiful lagoon of the island to the mouth of the Grande Rivière Sud-Est to admire its splendid waterfall. 

Equipped with a mask, a snorkel and fins, you will have the opportunity to explore the seabed of the lagoon before heading to Île aux Cerfs. The skippers will cook grilled meats accompanied with salads served on board (unlimited drinks). You will then have time on the island to enjoy its beaches before heading back to the mainland.

Discover the Tea Route

Discover the island as a whole: its history, its fauna and flora, its hidden villages and their inhabitants. Start the day with a note of history by visiting the magnificent colonial-style residence Le Domaine des Aubineaux. This bourgeois house turned museum houses personal items and family photos. 

From the tea plantation to your cup, this infusion has gone through several manufacturing processes that we invite you to observe during a visit to the Bois Cheri factory. So that this infusion has no more secrets from you, a visit to the tea museum is also planned. You can then taste the tea and different flavours such as vanilla, lemongrass, bergamot, coconut or some tropical fruits while enjoying the panoramic view of the south of the island. 

Then head to the banana factory where you can understand how all the components of the fruit are used, from the banana to leaves. You will then spend a pleasant moment in Saint Aubin, a colonial house from 1819 where you will enjoy a typical Mauritian meal. 

After lunch, you will discover the greenhouses of vanilla and anthuriums as well as the Maison du Rhum and its artisanal distillery. On the way to the south coast, you will stop at Gris-Gris which offers an interesting point of view to observe the steep cliffs where the waves crash. 

You will continue your day by visiting the La Vanille Reserve Mascareignes zoo, located in a dense tropical forest and composed of giant bamboos. In this environment, caimans, Nile crocodiles, iguanas, wild boars, geckos, Japanese carps, monkeys and giant tortoises are waiting for you to discover. Its insectarium, the only one in the Indian Ocean, is home to more than 23,000 species of insects and butterflies. 

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Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Your Journey

Flights: 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.

Transfers: Transfers are included as per the itinerary for the tour & shared transfers are included in Mauritius.

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Car Hire: For the freedom to explore your destination at your own pace, category C car hire is included in Toyota Corolla 1.6 or similar (flight inclusive offers only - subject to availability and Sixt office opening times upon your arrival). 


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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter South Africa. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the South African High Commission. 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

As of 15th March 2018 Plasmodium falciparum malaria has been reported in 2 UK residents, who had recently returned from the Waterberg region. Further information is available from the National Travel Health Network and Centre

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

Location Information

Distance from Mauritius Airport to the 20 Degres Sud 4*: 71.5 km / 1 hour 8 minutes.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

What's Included?

  • Standard room in 3 * or 4 * hotels or similar
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Visits, excursions and entries mentioned in the program
  • English speaking welcome on arrival in Johannesburg
  • Car rental is taken and returned to Johannesburg

At 20 Degres Sud 4*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
The number of rooms at this property: 36
Check-in time: 12 pm
Check-out time: before 11.30 am

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally (this price is a guideline and is subject to change without prior notification).

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. 

Hotel Facilities

  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Reception

Room Facilities

  • Room Service
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Safe
  • Minibar
  • Telephone
  • Satellite TV
  • Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities


  • L'Explorateur
  • M/S Lady Lisbeth
  • La Voile

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa
  • Wellness Treatments
  • Hammam
  • Gym
  • Beach

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in South Africa is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on collection of the vehicle and in some cases a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

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.

Important Information

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.

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