Julia's Must-sees in South Africa

Curated by: Julia Grass

What to expect

Begin your exploits in Mpumalanga province along the spectacular Panorama Route which includes God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Pilgrim’s Rest. Continue to Sabi Sand where guides will lead the search for the famous Big 5. Head to Cape Town for a tour of the Winelands and the region's charming towns and wine estates. End your trip with a journey through the waterfalls, lagoons, forests, beaches and mountains that make up the scenic Garden Route.

  • Ideal duration: 14 Days
  • This tour is great for:
    • Adventure
    • Beach
    • Big Five Safari
    • Boating
    • Canoeing
    • Honeymoon
    • Nature
    • Ocean Safari
    • Photography
    • Wine Tasting
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  • Your adventure begins
  • South Africa
    Breathtaking views on offer along the Panorama Route in the Greater Kruger Area
    South Africa

    2 Nights
    Panorama Route

    South Africa's most scenic route

    South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province is home to the Panorama Route, aptly named for its endless number of stunning vistas and otherworldly splendour. Visitors can explore this serpentine route as it ambles along the Long Tom...

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  • South Africa
    Impressive lions spotted at Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    South Africa

    3 Nights
    Sabi Sand Game Reserve

    Kruger's timeless Grande Dame

    Hardly in need of any introduction, Sabi Sand is the Rolls Royce of Game Reserves and, better yet, it forms part of and shares the Greater Kruger area's wildlife. Big 5 game viewing is second to none and the lodges here are...

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  • South Africa
    An aerial view of the Mother City, Cape Town
    South Africa

    3 Nights
    Cape Town

    The beat of the Mother City

    Cape Town is a vibrant melting pot of colour, creativity and cuisine. With its flat, larger-than-life mountain harbouring white sandy beaches, bountiful vineyards and a bustling waterfront at its base.

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  • South Africa
    Impressive vineyards found in the Cape Winelands
    South Africa

    2 Nights
    Cape Winelands

    The Cape's most tasteful escape

    For a countryside escape that doesn’t skimp on taste, head out of Cape Town to the Cape Winelands. The terroir of its small towns and surrounds have made it ideal for wine production with many of the region’s...

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  • South Africa
    Sweeping golden beaches, Plettenberg Bay
    South Africa

    3 Nights
    Plettenberg Bay

    The heart of the Garden Route

    Portuguese sailors named it Bahia Formosa, meaning Beautiful Bay. This was too exotic for subsequent settlers who renamed it Plettenberg Bay. But the latest name had far too many syllables for subsequent locals who, to today,...

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Your journey mapped out:

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  • 2 Nights in Panorama Route South Africa
  • 3 Nights in Sabi Sand Game Reserve South Africa
  • 3 Nights in Cape Town South Africa
  • 2 Nights in Cape Winelands South Africa
  • 3 Nights in Plettenberg Bay South Africa
  • 13 Nights in total

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