Lavish yourself on your South Africa luxury photo safari cherishing your time in the cosmopolitan Cape Town, along the gorgeous cliffs of Hermanus, sipping the most delicious wines in the wine country and taking in the breathtaking lions, leopards, elephant and rhinos of the private reserves adjoining Kruger National Park. Let Family Expeditions put our 30 plus years of experiences in Africa to work planning your bespoke adventure at the leading safari lodges in Africa. Seamless planning from the moment you land on the dark continent with private VIP greeters, land rovers, guides, planes, and more. We tend to every detail of your African Safari experience.
Your exciting South Africa luxury photo safari itinerary begins as you are met off your international flight as soon as you enter the concourse. Your private transfer awaits to your glorious view suite overlooking the waterfront in Cape Town. Each day enjoy your private guide seeing the sights of Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, Kirstenbosch gardens, Table Mountain, Penguin Colony and the lovely drive along the coast. Take in the breathtaking waterfront views of Hermanus always on the look out for the whales that frequent the area. Take in the views and the tastes of the wine country as your suite opens to the most glorious mountain views. Venture into the wild as your private charter ventures deep in the bush of the finest private reserves adjoining Kruger National Park where likely sightings of the dangerous 7 could be common daily occurrences. All the while your accommodations will be among the most luxurious that continent has to offer.
Family Expeditions safaris are individually built to suite your visions of the perfect private safari on one of the most beautiful continents on earth! Add to this itinerary the remoteness of Botswana and the Okavango Delta or the mighty Victoria Falls. Ride elephants and fish for Tiger fish on the Zambezi River or take in the breathtaking sunset along the banks of the Zambezi River.
This itinerary is filled with award winning destinations. Awards include Conde Nast Traveller Hot List, Robb Report Best of the Best Awards, Design Africa Awards and the list goes on and on! Thank you to these Royal luxury destinations for lending us your amazing photos to give our guests a touch of the experiences offered.
Length of Stay / Itinerary
Each and every itinerary is customized for your preferences! Below is a sample itinerary
Day 1: Arrive to your private vehicle and greeter in Cape Town and transfer to the luxurious waterfront hotel that has transformed the landscape in Cape Town for three nights.
Day 2,3: Your private guide and vehicle will select from sights such as Table Mountain, hiking Lion’s Head, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape of Good Hope, Penquin Colonies, delicious meals and breathtaking views.
Day 4: Today, your private Connoisseurs guide will treat you to the delicacies and sumptuous wines of the winelands as you visit the quaint town of Franschoek. Private wine tastings culminating in the ultimate luxury hotel of the region where you will spend two nights.
Day 5: Relax and enjoy the luxury of your surrounding and continue touring some more of the finest wines that South Africa has to offer.
Day 6: Your private transfer to the beautiful coastline luxury hotel set a top the cliffs overlooking the ocean. Take in the pure air, pristine beaches and sheer tranquility as well as the large selection of outdoor pursuits. Activities you might choose include: surfing, fishing, quadbiking, kite surfing, whale watching, and visit the fishing village.
Day 7: On your own to enjoy the area and activities
Day 8: Today you will fly privately or commercially depending on your preferences to the famed reserves adjoining Kruger National Park! As you arrive at this breathtaking property, settle in and then enjoy your very first private safari game drive. It is not uncommon to see the Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Cape Buffalo) as you traverse the landscape. Take a break from the vehicle for Sundowners (appetizers and drinks) watching the most magnificent sunset in the world. Continue on into the early evening in search of night creatures. Your day culminates in a delicious chef prepared dinner of your selection.
Day 9,10: Twice daily private game drives with your experienced game ranger and staff.
Day 11: It is time to wind down your time in Africa or visit with us about extending your stay with options like Victoria Falls, Okavango Delta and Botswana or remaining a few more days in the Kruger area viewing amazing animals.
Trip Insurance & Cancellation Info
Trip insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment on this trip. We will assist you with trip insurance upon booking. See links at the bottom of this page for the two providers we suggest for our clients.
Family Expeditions, LLC confirmation and refund policy:
If your trip is more than 90 days out from date of departure, a 50% non-refundable deposit confirms your reservation and must be received within 10 days of booking to confirm your dates. All trips must be paid in full at least 90 days prior to the departure date. If your trip date is within 90 days, FULL payment for the trip is required. All payments to Family Expeditions are non-refundable. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your trip, we will do everything in our power to assist you in finding a suitable substitute or transferring your dates per the lodge/providers/government requirements. Trip insurance protects your investment!