From (AUD)$21,495
Days23
Airfares included
Indulge the senses on an incredible journey through southern and eastern Africa. Taste your way through Stellenbosch and visit the spectacular Okavango Delta. Explore the mighty Victoria Falls before searching for spectacular wildlife in the rolling plains of Kenya.
Group Size — Max 12
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $495pp pre-paid
Transport — 4WD safari vehicle, Boat, Coach, Light Aircraft, Mokoro canoe & Plane
No Hidden Extras

Discover cosmopolitan Cape Town, including the iconic Table Mountain and the spectacular landscapes of the Cape Peninsula.

Take a scenic flight over the incredible Okavango Delta. Enjoy breathtaking views of the delta's expanded waterways, white claypans and palm-lined lagoons.
Experience Chobe, one of the largest parks in Botswana and home to the greatest concentration of elephants on earth!

Enjoy game drives through the famous Maasai Mara, spotting elephants, giraffes, zebra, gazelles and lions!

Special Experiences

Discover more about historic Stellenbosch during a gourmet cuisine walk.
We cruise along the delta in a mokoro canoe. Admire the scenery and birdlife as one of the world's richest ecosystems is bathed in morning light.
Discover the history of Victoria Falls Bridge during an informative and exciting bridge walk. We will be entertained by a George Imbault impersonator, the chief engineer at the time of the bridge’s construction, before marveling at the views from the catwalks of the bridge.
Enjoy a Swahili cooking class at Sarova Mara Game Camp, first exploring the in-house herb and vegetable garden.

Itinerary South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Itinerary

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Inclusions South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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Discover the many sides of South Africa

  • Dine at a traditional African restaurant and enjoy the Diembe Drumming!
  • Discover the second most populated city in South Africa, picturesque Cape Town, including majestic Table Mountain (weather permitting).
  • Explore the dramatic landscapes of the Cape Peninsula, travelling along the scenic Chapman's Peak towards Cape Point and Boulders Beach.
  • Discover historic Stellenbosch, South Africa's oldest town, on a gourmet walking tour and enjoy the local flavours.
  • Enjoy lunch and wine pairing at Glen Carlou Estate, offering views of the dramatic Drakenstein Mountains in the distance.
  • Spend 2 nights in a mountain lodge on the border of the Greater Kruger National Park.
  • Head out on game drives in Mthethomusga Game Reserve, bordering Greater Kruger National Park, where the 'Big 5' can be found.

Breathtaking Botswana

  • Spend 2 nights in eco tent in the heart of Moremi Game Reserve.
  • Explore the magnificent Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta on earth, and view the giant Mopane forests and the Kwai floodplains.
  • Discover world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve from the water on mokoro canoe safaris.
  • Enjoy a river safari on the Chobe River observing life along the riverbanks.
  • Game drive through Chobe National Park in search of wildlife, including the majestic elephants the park is famous for.

The smoke that thunders

  • Spend 2 nights at amazing Victoria Falls with plenty of free time to relax and explore the local surrounds.
  • Take a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River onboard an Ra-Ikana (a 16 seater luxury boat built to replicate the 'Ma-Robert', Dr David Livingstone’s boat).
  • Enjoy a guided excursion on foot of Victoria Falls, including all 16 view points to see this natural phenomenon.
  • Experience a traditional Boma Dinner, complete with dancing, singing and drumming!
  • Discover the history of Victoria Falls Bridge on an informative and exciting 'bridge walk'.

Witness Kenya’s amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery

  • Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, one of the world’s most extraordinary animal rehabilitation programs.
  • Visit The Giraffe Centre, an important conservation initiative created by the ‘African Fund for Endangered Wildlife’.  Feed and get up close and personal with these majestic creatures from elevated platforms.
  • Tour the Karen Blixen Museum, presenting a glimpse of the life of Karen Blixen, an extraordinary farmer and the author of ‘Out of Africa’.
  • Explore rugged and remote Samburu National Reserve on game drives. The reserve attracts some amazing wildlife including giraffe, buffalo, waterbuck, zebra and much more!
  • Visit a Samburu Village for protected Samburu women and their children.
  • Visit Nanyuki Spinners and Weavers, a women's self-help project. 
  • Discover Mount Kenya National Park, home to Africa's second highest peak, affording some of the most impressive views in east Africa.
  • Visit Thomson's Falls en-route to Lake Nakuru from Mt. Kenya. At 74 metres high, this beautifully scenic waterfall is located on the Ewaso Ng'iro river and upstream, one of the highest hippo pools in Kenya can be found.
  • Take a spectacular game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, a sanctuary for migratory water birds and rhinos.
  • Participate in a tree planting ceremony in Lake Nakuru.
  • Visit Lake Naivasha, a beautiful freshwater lake. Fringed by thick papyrus, it is one of Kenya's important horticultural areas with its yellow-barked Acacia Xanthophlea and is teeming with birdlife.
  • Cruise Lake Naivasha on a boat safari, in search of the many species of birds that reside within the area.
  • Enjoy afternoon tea at Elsemere in Lake Naivasha, home to the late Joy Adamson, author of 'Born Free'.
  • Spend 2 nights in a luxury tent in the heart of the Maasai Mara.
  • Enjoy a Swahili cooking class at the Sarova Mara Game Camp.
  • Experience unforgettable game drives in the Maasai Mara, Kenya’s finest and most famous reserve. With its abundance of wildlife and rolling savannahs, it makes for amazing game-viewing. Keep an eye out for millions of wildebeest and zebras which migrate here annually.
  • Enjoy an incredible bush dinner under the Maasai Mara stars.

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Africa. Taxes included
  • 4 economy-class flights within Africa
  • 3 light plane flights within Africa
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles (excluding shared lodge open safari 4WD)
  • Tipping Made Easy, $495pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 8 nights in 4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in en-suite tented accommodation in Moremi Game Reserve
  • 9 nights in 4-4½ star African lodges
  • 2 nights in a luxury-style tent in the heart of the Maasai Mara

Meals

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  • 21 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 15 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide and driver in South Africa (based on minimum of 5 passengers) 
  • English-speaking locally based driver/guides in Botswana & Zimbabwe
  • English-speaking locally based driver/guide in Kenya 

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Entrance Fees

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  • Entrance fees to all national parks and reserves are included

Some things to note

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Luggage Information

Africa-Luggage

Because of the limited storage space in light aircraft and safari vehicles in Africa, please note the following luggage restrictions for this tour.

  • A soft bag is required
  • There is a maximum weight of 15kg per person

If you have any other questions about luggage requirements, please feel free to call one of our consultants on 1800 286 645 or email us.

Optional Excursions

Bunnik Tours has a small number of optional extras that may be available to you on your small group tour. These optional extras are based on special-interest activities that don't always appeal to everyone, meaning they're truly optional. To view our optional excursions in Africa click here

Accommodation South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Accommodation

The Portswood Hotel

South Africa flag Cape Town

The Portswood Hotel - a piece of Cape Town’s history and rich in South Africa's unique culture. The property is located on the site of the former Breakwater convict station and the restaurant and lobby are built around what were the original well and holding cells for prisoners en route to Robben Island 300 years ago. Today, The Portswood is famous for its uniquely personal approach to service - catering to the international traveller’s every need and anticipating their every desire. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Protea Hotel by Marriott Dorpshuis & Spa

South Africa flag Stellenbosch

Surrounded by vineyards and mountains, Protea Hotel is an elegant Victorian Boutique hotel in the historic town of Stellenbosch. The hotel provides the hospitality of a traditional guesthouse with modern luxury. Each room is decorated with antique furniture. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; outdoor pool, safe deposit box; bar/restaurant; outdoor fireplace & furniture  

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Bongani Mountain Lodge

South Africa flag Mhethomusha Game Reserve

This game reserve in Mpumalanga offers luxury lodge accommodation, designed to bring the beauty of the outdoors into its interiors with the relaxing warmth of terracotta tones and a subtle blend of timber and thatch. This luxurious accommodation with en-suite bathroom offers a private deck featuring magnificent wraparound views and every modern comfort.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi (public areas); fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Moremi Crossing Camp

Botswana flag Okavango Delta

Combining luxury with simplicity, Moremi Crossing is a tented camp built on a palm fringed island surrounded by Moremi's game-rich seasonal floodplains and overlooking Chief's Island. This is a 100% eco-friendly development featuring the latest in solar and waste disposal technology. Accommodation consists of just 16 en suite and spacious tents on raised decks, each with their own veranda.

Facilities: outdoor swimming pool

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Chobe Bush Lodge

Botswana flag Chobe

Chobe Bush Lodge is situated in Kasane on the border of Chobe National Park and within 150m from the Chobe River. Guestrooms feature a modern bush-style design and the hotel has a restaurant and two bars to enjoy a sundowner in.

Facilities: air-conditioning; wifi available; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool

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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Zimbabwe flag Victoria Falls

Set high on a natural plateau, the westward facing Victoria Falls Safari Lodge borders the Zambezi National Park and is just four kilometers from the thundering Victoria Falls. The award-winning Makuwa-Kuwa is a split-level a la carte restaurant located within the Lodge’s central hub with spectacular views over the well-frequented waterhole. The open-plan Buffalo Bar offers all-day refreshments and tasty snacks, sundowners, and pre-and post-dinner drinks. It also has its own game-viewing platform overlooking the waterhole where a variety of wildlife, including elephant and buffalo, form a thrilling parade all year round. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Tamarind Tree Hotel

Kenya flag Nairobi

Tamarind Tree Hotel Carnivore Nairobi is ideally located just 5 kms to the southwest of Nairobi within the spacious Carnivore grounds and its iconic Carnivore Restaurant.  The hotel is exquisitely designed using modern fittings to reflect authentic African Culture. The property also features free Wi-Fi throughout, an outdoor pool, barbecue, and restaurant. All rooms are air-conditioned and benefit from Wi-Fi connectivity, a 43-inch flat-screen television with international satellite channels, complimentary in-room tea and coffee facilities and sound-proofed windows to ensure you have a peaceful night's sleep.

Facilities: free wifi; safe deposit box; minibar; flat screen tv; outdoor swimming pool; fitness centre

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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Kenya flag Samburu

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is located in a natural oasis in the heart of the Shaba Game Reserve, just east of Samburu. The lodge is set along the bank of the Ewaso Ng'iro River with a virtual mini forest of indigenous trees, a fish pond and a large free form swimming pool.

Facilities: safe deposit box; tea & coffee making facilities; outdoor swimming pool; restaurant; free wifi 

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Serena Mountain Lodge

Kenya flag Mt Kenya

The only ‘tree hotel’ ever to be built on the slopes of Kenya’s legendary Mount Kenya, this lodge offers unrivalled game viewing whilst combining a glorious panorama of mountain vistas with an ancient rainforest. The traditionally timbered dining room is surrounded by windows and has been built on stilts so as to seemingly float above the liana-strung forest. Additionally the lodge offers a private water hole and salt lick, a rooftop viewing deck, guided forest walks, massage and beauty services and a gift shop.

Facilities: wifi available; safe deposit box (at reception)

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Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Kenya flag Lake Nakuru

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the lake and picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge is cleverly laid out in such a way that most rooms and sitting areas offer stunning views of the lake and the park.

Facilities: free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Lake Naivasha Sopa Lodge

Kenya flag Naivasha

Set in 150 acres of grassland studded with Acacia bushes and trees, this resort is not only home to our resident giraffe, waterbuck and both Vervet and Colobus monkeys, but it is also a night stop for the hippos when they leave the lake every night to come and trim the grass on the expansive lawns. The accommodation is set across numerous cottages built in a crescent shape. All rooms have large frontal windows, televisions, mini-bars, telephones, electronic safes, tea and coffee making facilities and spacious open air verandas.

Facilities: free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Sarova Mara Game Camp

Kenya flag Maasai Mara

The rolling plains around this luxury camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras during the migration months. The camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from luxury tented living to bird-watching, sport fishing and a unique insight into the Maasai culture. The camp offers spacious luxurious tents constructed in canvas with large windows, wooden flooring and a permanent roof. All have en-suite bathrooms with large mirrors, hot and cold running water and showers. All tents offer spectacular views and have a large wooden deck with a comfortable day bed, chairs and table to enjoy the tranquil and relaxing surrounds while you listen to the natural sounds of nature.

Facilities: free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Information South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
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01 Sep 20
24 Sep 20
$21,495
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Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $495pp pre-paid
Taxes
Total cost includes - air taxes, $1,405
Single Supplement
From $3,650
Day/Date Variations
Due to airline flight schedules day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure
Taxes & Fuel Costs
Total cost includes air taxes. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies shown as a guide only
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

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