One of the most culturally and geographically diverse places on earth, South Africa, fondly known by locals as the 'Rainbow Nation', boasts 11 official languages, and its inhabitants are influenced by a fascinating mix of cultures. Discover the gourmet restaurants, impressive art scene, vibrant nightlife, and beautiful beaches of Cape Town; enjoy a local braai (barbecue) in the Soweto township; browse the bustling Indian markets in Durban, or sample some of the world’s finest wines at the myriad wine estates dotting the Cape Winelands. Some historical attractions to explore include the Zululand battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, and Robben Island, just off the coast of Cape Town. Above all else, its untamed wilderness is astonishing: wildlife roams freely across massive unfenced game reserves such as the world-famous Kruger National Park.
Karongwe Private Game Reserve
Days 1 - 2
Located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, the Karongwe Private Game Reserve is known for its pristine landscapes, luxury accommodation and abundant wildlife. It also serves as a convenient base from which to explore the world-renowned Kruger National Park which is just 45 minutes away. This magnificent wildlife sanctuary is idyllically set between four different rivers which create the ideal riverine habitats for a diversity of flora, fauna and prolific birdlife to thrive. Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities such as day and night game drives, guided walking safaris, a Bushman skills course, and bird watching. This vast wilderness is comprised of almost 9000 hectares of unspoilt natural landscapes. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy excellent leopard viewing opportunities as well as spotting the world-famous Big Five.