• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Kruger to Cape South Africa Road Trip

  • Round trip
  • 22, 23, 24 or 25 nights
  • Swaziland, South Africa
price from £ 2,269
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Experience the road trip of a lifetime from the Kruger National Park to the Cape peninsula. Incl. hotels, breakfast, rental car & return flights!

Jump into a South African road trip and look forward to an adventure you'll never forget. Touch down in Johannesberg before heading onto the Panorama Route and into the wild to spot the famous Big Five at Kruger National Park. Get back on the road and discover Eswitane - formerly Swaziland - before exploring the imposing Drakenberg mountains and the historical towns of Clarens and Graaf Reinet. Join the Garden Route for the last part of your journey, enjoying spectacular cruises through the best of the beautiful coast in Plettenberg Bay and enchanting wine lands of Stellenbosch. Celebrate the end to the trip of a lifetime in the vibrant town of Cape Town. What are you waiting for? The ultimate South Africa road trip awaits.

Included
  • 21 or 23 inights in boutique hotels in South Africa
  • Breakfast
  • All airport transfers
  • Car rental (credit card deposit required)
  • Flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted to Johannesburg and from Cape Town to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted
  • Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.

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Day 1: Johannesburg

Welcome to Johannesburg, the first stop on your bucket-list South African road trip! Upon arrival, you will be picked up and taken to your four-star guesthouse just 10 kilometres from the airport. Spend your first afternoon recovering from the long flight and relax into the adventure in the pe... Read more

Eagle Rock Executive Guest House  or similar

Day 2: Sabie

On day 2 it's time to get on the road for your first stint on the iconic Panorama Route. After breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airport to pick up your rental car - please note a credit card deposit is required. First stop is Sabie, a small town located 330 kilometres of scen... Read more

aha Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort  or similar

Day 3-4: Kruger National Park

Today you will make your way to White River for one of the most eagerly anticipated parts of your trip - the Kruger National Park. Either make your way at your own pace to your four-star hotel in White River, or opt for an exciting full-day excursion on the Panorama Route for an exciting start... Read more

Stille Woning Guest House  or similar

Day 5-6: Swaziland

After an action-packed couple of days, take it easy on day 5 and make your way to your next destination after a delicious breakfast at your own pace. The next leg of the road trip takes you 220 kilometres south to the Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly Swaziland. Take your time and explore the rout... Read more

Damicha Lodge  or similar

Day 7-8: St. Lucia

On day 7 you will get back on the road and head 390 kilometres to your next stop, the beautiful St Lucia of the KwaZulu Natal province in South Africa. Make the most of the 5-hour journey, pack a picnic and take some stops on the way. Upon arrival at your four-star lodge, check in and relax - ... Read more

AmaZulu Lodge  or similar

Day 9-10: Drakensberg

On day 9 you depart St Lucia and hit the road for the 480-kilometre journey to the Drakensberg - the longest stint of your Kruger to Cape road trip itinerary. Make a full day out of it and make a pit stop at the Enseleni Nature Reserve on the way. Arrive at your rustic farm retreat before suns... Read more

Karmichael Farm B&B  or similar

Day 11: Clarens

Day 11 is another day on the road, this time driving 460 kilometres to the charming town of Clarens. The drive from the Drakensberg to Clarens is spectacular - take some time for some great photo opportunities and memorable pitstops. The village of Howick as well as the 100-metre Howick Falls ... Read more

Mont d'Or  or similar

Day 12: Bloemfontein

Wake up early on day 12 and head into the Golden Gate National park for a great hike to start the day. The park offers a wide range of routes - from challenging treks of a few hours, to scenic 45-minute walks. Stop for a farm-house lunch just outside the park before continuing to your next des... Read more

Monte Bello Estate  or similar

Day 13: Graaff-Reinet

On day 13, you will drive to the historical Karoo-town of Graaff-Reinet, around a 4 hour drive from Bloemfontein. The oldest city in the Eastern Cape and located at the foothills of the Sneeu Mountains, look forward to a South African stay to remember.

Upon arrival in Graaf-Reinet, ta... Read more

Drostdy Hotel  or similar

Day 14-15: Plettenberg Bay

On day 14, continue your journey from Graaff-Reinet to Plettenberg Bay, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa. Take it easy on the 320 kilometre drive and admire the changing scenery from desert to mountain to coast. Check in to your cosy guest house in the early afternoon... Read more

Cornerway House  or similar

Day 16: Oudtshoorn

On day 16, you will depart the coast and head to the desert town of Oudtshoorn, around 150 kilometres from the coast. Drive through the Garden Route-favourite of Knysna on the way and make a stop for an early lunch by the sea. Continue on your journey in the early afternoon and arrive in Oudts... Read more

Oue Werf Country House & Manor  or similar

Day 17: Montagu

Get up early on day 17 and head to the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn after breakfast for a fascinating historical experience. By mid-morning it's time to get on the road to your next destination: Montagu. Located around 260 kilometres from Oudtshoorn, make a day of the drive and stop at Calitz... Read more

Montagu Country Hotel  or similar

Day 18-19: Stellenbosch

The next stop on your Kruger to Cape South African Road trip is the world-famous Stellenbosch, the heart lands of South African wine. Settle in to your four-star lodge surrounded by the rolling countryside, take a dip in the pool and get ready to indulge in all that Stellenbosch has to offer.<... Read more

De Zalze Lodge  or similar

Day 20-21: Cape Town

With just a 50 kilometre drive on the agenda today, take your time and enjoy a morning in the nature of Stellenbosch before getting on the road to your final stop in South Africa: Cape Town. Explore the city as you please over the next couple of days, from hiking up Table Mountain to taking a ... Read more

Premier Hotel Cape Town  or similar

Day 1: Johannesburg

Welcome to Johannesburg, the first stop on your bucket-list South African road trip! Upon arrival, you will be picked up and taken to your four-star guesthouse just 10 kilometres from the airport. Spend your first afternoon recovering from the long flight and relax into the adventure in the pe... Read more

Eagle Rock Executive Guest House  or similar

Day 2: Sabie

On day 2 it's time to get on the road for your first stint on the iconic Panorama Route. After breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airport to pick up your rental car - please note a credit card deposit is required. First stop is Sabie, a small town located 330 kilometres of scen... Read more

aha Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort  or similar

Day 3-4: Kruger National Park

Today you will make your way to White River for one of the most eagerly anticipated parts of your trip - the Kruger National Park. Either make your way at your own pace to your four-star hotel in White River, or opt for an exciting full-day excursion on the Panorama Route for an exciting start... Read more

Stille Woning Guest House  or similar

Day 5-6: Swaziland

After an action-packed couple of days, take it easy on day 5 and make your way to your next destination after a delicious breakfast at your own pace. The next leg of the road trip takes you 220 kilometres south to the Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly Swaziland. Take your time and explore the rout... Read more

Damicha Lodge  or similar

Day 7-8: St. Lucia

On day 7 you will get back on the road and head 390 kilometres to your next stop, the beautiful St Lucia of the KwaZulu Natal province in South Africa. Make the most of the 5-hour journey, pack a picnic and take some stops on the way. Upon arrival at your four-star lodge, check in and relax - ... Read more

AmaZulu Lodge  or similar

Day 9-10: Drakensberg

On day 9 you depart St Lucia and hit the road for the 480-kilometre journey to the Drakensberg - the longest stint of your Kruger to Cape road trip itinerary. Make a full day out of it and make a pit stop at the Enseleni Nature Reserve on the way. Arrive at your rustic farm retreat before suns... Read more

Karmichael Farm B&B  or similar

Day 11: Clarens

Day 11 is another day on the road, this time driving 460 kilometres to the charming town of Clarens. The drive from the Drakensberg to Clarens is spectacular - take some time for some great photo opportunities and memorable pitstops. The village of Howick as well as the 100-metre Howick Falls ... Read more

Mont d'Or  or similar

Day 12: Bloemfontein

Wake up early on day 12 and head into the Golden Gate National park for a great hike to start the day. The park offers a wide range of routes - from challenging treks of a few hours, to scenic 45-minute walks. Stop for a farm-house lunch just outside the park before continuing to your next des... Read more

Monte Bello Estate  or similar

Day 13: Graaff-Reinet

On day 13, you will drive to the historical Karoo-town of Graaff-Reinet, around a 4 hour drive from Bloemfontein. The oldest city in the Eastern Cape and located at the foothills of the Sneeu Mountains, look forward to a South African stay to remember.

Upon arrival in Graaf-Reinet, ta... Read more

Drostdy Hotel  or similar

Day 14-15: Plettenberg Bay

On day 14, continue your journey from Graaff-Reinet to Plettenberg Bay, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in South Africa. Take it easy on the 320 kilometre drive and admire the changing scenery from desert to mountain to coast. Check in to your cosy guest house in the early afternoon... Read more

Cornerway House  or similar

Day 16: Oudtshoorn

On day 16, you will depart the coast and head to the desert town of Oudtshoorn, around 150 kilometres from the coast. Drive through the Garden Route-favourite of Knysna on the way and make a stop for an early lunch by the sea. Continue on your journey in the early afternoon and arrive in Oudts... Read more

Oue Werf Country House & Manor  or similar

Day 17: Montagu

Get up early on day 17 and head to the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn after breakfast for a fascinating historical experience. By mid-morning it's time to get on the road to your next destination: Montagu. Located around 260 kilometres from Oudtshoorn, make a day of the drive and stop at Calitz... Read more

Montagu Country Hotel  or similar

Day 18-19: Stellenbosch

The next stop on your Kruger to Cape South African Road trip is the world-famous Stellenbosch, the heart lands of South African wine. Settle in to your four-star lodge surrounded by the rolling countryside, take a dip in the pool and get ready to indulge in all that Stellenbosch has to offer.<... Read more

De Zalze Lodge  or similar

Day 20-23: Cape Town

With just a 50 kilometre drive on the agenda today, take your time and enjoy a morning in the nature of Stellenbosch before getting on the road to your final stop in South Africa: Cape Town. Explore the city as you please over the next couple of days, from hiking up Table Mountain to taking a ... Read more

Premier Hotel Cape Town  or similar
Optional Excursions

Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.

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• Full-day Panoramic Route Tour • Rise early and start at the Blyde River Canyon before heading to the Three Rondavels, Graskop & the waterfalls of the Drakensberg. Incl. breakfast, lunch & transport (day 3)

• Full-day Kruger National Park Tour • Jump into an Open Safari Vehicle with qualified field guide & explore the home of the Big 5. Start with a sunrise safari before breakfast, followed by midday & afternoon safaris. Incl. breakfast & lunch (day 4)

• Half-day Cape Winelands Tour • Explore the historic heart of South Africa's wine industry. Stroll through Stellenbosch & stop at a world-renowned estate for a delicious wine tasting. Incl. 2 wine tastings & return transfer (day 19, 4.5 hours)

• Cape Town Helicopter Flight • Explore Cape Town from above on an unforgettable 15-minute helicopter tour from the V&A Waterfront (day 20)

• Full-day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour • Explore the highlights of the southern Cape from Cape Point & Peninsula to Simon’s Town, Boulders Beach penguin colony and the Kirstenbosch Gardens (day 21)

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Excluded
  • Fuel, parking and toll fees
  • Credit card deposit rental car
  • Tips for guides/drivers
Payment

If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Ltd. is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

Occupancy

Maximum 3 adults and one infant per room.

Single supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Children's discount

On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.

Children and travel

Accompanied children under the age of 18 are required to present a valid passport upon arrival.

Infant bed

Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.

Accessibility

Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Car rental

The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.

Rental insurance

An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.

Rental type

Depending on the number of travelers, you will receive a Renault Sandero Stepway or a similar Group B model.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to South Africa include Diphtheria; Hepatitis A. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in South Africa. Your passport should have at least 2 blank pages when you present it at immigration. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Visa

For travel in South Africa, British citizens do not need a visa.

Currency

The national currency of South Africa is South African Rand (ZAR).

Travel schedule

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Group travel

During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.