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2day Wildlife + Safari

Location:  South Africa
Starting From: R 2,500.00
Provided By:  hotspots2c tours

Go wild... Travel off the beaten track to interact with wildlife along the Garden Route and Klein Karoo region of South Africa. Spot Africa’s Big 5 animals in their natural habitat, travel on the scenic Route 62, have face-to-face encounters with elephants, ostriches, cheetahs, tigers and Nile crocodiles...

Additional Information

Duration:  2 days | 1 night             Tour code: WLD-SAF2

 

Tour flyer: ** From 1 Nov 2014 the Elephant Feed & Ride will be an OPTIONAL ACTIVITY with extra cost on this specific tour.


** From 1 Nov 2014 the Elephant Feed & Ride will be an OPTIONAL ACTIVITY with extra cost on this specific tour.

CAPE TOWN to OUDTSHOORN

- Morning pickup from your accommodation in selected Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Somerset West or Strand areas.

  • Scenic drive to a private Game Reserve
  • 4x4 GAME DRIVE (± 2 hours)  - Search for Africa's Big5* from the safety of a open 4x4 vehicle, in their natural habitat within a malaria- free, private game reserve that is home to an abundance of wildlife: including giraffe, white rhino, lion, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, zebra and many other species. (*unlikely to see leopards)
  • LION WALK - only on request (optional with extra cost) Walk alongside Africa's most majestic predator.
  • OSTRICH FARM VISIT - Tour a working ostrich farm.  Learn about the flightless, tallest and heaviest bird in the world.
  • OVERNIGHT IN OUDTSHOORN - A semi-desert town in the heart of the Klein Karoo.

OUDTSHOORN return to CAPE TOWN

  • ELEPHANT FEED & RIDE - Interact, feed and get to know these orphaned, gentle giants & experience the exhilarating adventure of an elephant back ride. ( ±45 min experience, including a ±10 min ride*) ***This will be an OPTIONAL ACTIVITY with extra cost, for tours departing from 1 Nov 2014.
  • CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH - A sanctuary to some of the world's most endangered animals, contributing to the conservation of over 40 species.
  • WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS: Get the opportunity to personal 'Animal Encounters' - touching cheetahs, huging Bengal tiger cubs, wrap yourself in a python and even cage dive with Nile crocodiles! (all optional activities - with extra costs)
  • CAPE ROUTE 62 - Along South Africa's famous country road you'll  capture the beauty of high mountains, twisting passes, rugged Karoo  plains, vineyards and orchards.

- Travel back to reach your accommodation in selected Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Somerset West or Strand areas by late evening.

 Excluded:  Meals & drinks, optional extras and excluded activities will be for your on account. #Cub encounters are seasonal and croc cage diving is unavailable during the winter months.  *Animal riding encounters are weather dependent, and not always possible during wet / rainy conditions.  The exact itinerary is subject to change and may, on occasion run in reverse or different order.

Things To Bring

  • Comfortable/ walking shoes
  • Sunscreen & hat
  • Jacket

Inclusions

- Pick-up from, and Drop-off at from your accommodation in selected Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Somerset West or Strand areas
- Elephant Feeding & Back-ride (**only free and included for tours traveling before 1 Nov 2014)
- Ostrich farm tour
- 4x4 Game Drive at a private Game Reserve
- Cango Wildlife Ranch entrance fee
- Friendly local driver-guide
- Transport to tour's highlights - with licensed and insured vehicle(s)
- Accommodation for 1 night - as per package selected

Exclusions

- Meals and drinks ( No need to take your own food, you can buy it on tour )
- Personal insurance
- Optionals

OPTIONAL EXTRA ACTIVITIES available on tour:
- Cheetah encounter* (from +/-R200 pp)
- Tiger encounter* (from +/-R330 pp)
- Croc cage diving (from +/-R330 pp)
- Python Encounter (from +/-R95 pp)
- Walk with Lions *need to be pre-booked, on request basis (from +/-R380 pp)
*Availability of cub encounters can vary and crocodile cage diving is not available during the winter season (May to Sept). Animal riding encounters are weather dependent.
** From 1 Nov 2014 the Elephant Feed & Ride will be an OPTIONAL ACTIVITY with extra cost.

These exciting OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES are offered and scheduled as part of each tour's free-time to personalise your trip. It is not compulsory, but it turns a great trip into an unforgettable one. All optional activities are PRE-BOOKED for your convenience, but are weather dependent and can therefore only be paid / confirmed on the day of the activity.
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Take your credit or debit card on the tour, as most activity providers and shops accept card payments - or - the tour guide can stop at an ATM (on request) to give you the option to draw cash as you need it.
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MEALS are not included, giving you the choice to choose what to eat and where to eat - the ideal opportunity to experience typical South African cuisine at local eating spots. Our guides will show you the best restaurants, or book meals at the places you overnight.
> Most backpackers we stay at even have communal kitchens to prepare food, if you want to buy the ingredients on tour to make your own meals.
> Luxury 3star GUESTHOUSE and 4star LODGE packages do include breakfast at every overnight stop.

Departs

JOIN GROUP tours are scheduled to depart most SATURDAYS; or book a private tour (minimums may be required) for any other available date.

Pickup/Departure

Pickup time for Join GROUP tour packages: Early morning **Please contact us the day before the tour date to get your exact pickup time for your pickup address specifically.

- The transfer service will collect you from your preferred Cape Town address (within +/-10km radius of city centre) or Stellenbosch / Somerset West area street address and return you back to your original pickup address after the tour.
- Pickup times may vary by 30 minutes due to pickup delays, and passengers can contact hotspots2c if the shuttle service is running more than 30 min late.
- Passengers must be ready at the confirmed pick-up time to avoid delays.

- It is not advised to make any scheduled arrangements (especially flights) for the return/ last day of the tour, as traffic and weather can delay the approximate drop-off times.

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Booking for [Join GROUP tour package] on December 31, 1969
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