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Safari with a Purpose – South Africa

Cape Town, De Hoop, Johannesburg & Madikwe 14 Days / 13 Nights Price from $7110.00 per person sharing Based on a group of 8 guests travelling together

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Day 1 - 4: Cape Town Unveiled

Upon your arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you’ll receive a warm South African welcome. Our attentive team will guide you through immigration, assist with luggage, and escort you to your private transfer service.

Your home for the next four nights is The Manor House, nestled in a quiet corner of the vibrant V&A Waterfront. With luxurious suites, private patios or Juliet balconies, and breathtaking views of Table Mountain and the City, you’ll enjoy unparalleled comfort. Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan mix of top-class restaurants and activities while staying at this oasis.

Your private guide will lead you to iconic landmarks, from the summit of Table Mountain to the meeting point of the two Oceans at Cape Point to indulging in award-winning wines in the scenic Cape Winelands – every moment curated for your pleasure.

Day 5 - 7: Coastal Conservation Retreat

Embark on a picturesque 3.5-hour drive along the coast to De Hoop Nature Reserve, a jewel within the Cape Floral Kingdom. Your exclusive 3-night stay at Morukuru Ocean House offers a fully immersive experience in the 4-bedroomed Villa, complete with meals, beverages, and activities. Located at “Koppie Alleen” within the 36,000ha World Heritage Site, surrounded by white sand dunes and the Indian Ocean, Morukuru Beach Lodge is a haven for nature lovers. Engage in a range of complimentary activities tailored to your preferences, from guided marine and fynbos walks to mountain biking and 4×4 nature drives to snorkelling in protected rock pools land-based whale watching in season to sandboarding, beach games, sundowners and stargazing.

As part of our commitment to conservation, you’ll actively participate in the ‘Coastal Conservation with a Purpose’ initiative, including informative talks, hands-on involvement in preserving the natural habitat and a behind-the-scenes visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium whilst in Cape Town.

Day 8 - 9: Johannesburg’s Tranquil Retreat

Bid farewell to the coast as you board a 2-hour domestic flight to Johannesburg. Your retreat continues at AtholPlace Villa, a 4-bedroomed exclusive-use haven of tranquillity on a bed and breakfast basis. Amidst contemporary glamour and understated elegance, enjoy the services of a private chef, butler, and housekeeping staff.

A privately guided tour of the vibrant city awaits, unveiling its rich history and diverse culture.

Day 10 - 13: Conservation Safari in the heart of Madikwe

Board a scheduled light aircraft flight to the 75,000ha malaria-free Madikwe Private Game Reserve, where its extensive grass plains are home to not just the Big 5, but also the African Wild Dog, Cheetah and a large selection of plains game, as well as over 340 species of birds. The rich diversity of vegetation ensures a wide range of game and wildlife as well as a terrain and topography, that offer ideal game viewing and photographic opportunities.

Upon landing, your private guide will game drive you to Morukuru Farm House, a 5* exclusive-use villa nestled in a private concession offering a premier safari experience.  With five en-suite bedrooms and a dedicated staff compliment, including vehicle, tracker and guide, enjoy the freedom to choose your safari activities, from game drives to bush walks and fishing.

The ‘Safari with a Purpose’ initiative adds a special touch, allowing you to participate in conservation efforts such as elephant collaring, rhino notching or big cat veterinarian procedure, visit a local school where you’ll engage with the local headmaster, and interact with wildlife researchers to learn about the incredible work that they do behind the scenes.

Day 14: Farewell to the Bush

Savor your last breakfast in the bush before a scheduled light aircraft flight takes you back to Johannesburg. Reflect on your incredible journey as you prepare for your international departure, assisted with the same care and attention that marked your arrival.

This meticulously crafted itinerary promises not just a journey but an immersive experience, leaving you with cherished memories and a profound connection to the wonders of South Africa. Safe travels and until we meet again!


* Meet & Greet on arrival in Cape Town
* All road transfers as mentioned
* All accommodation as stipulated
* Breakfasts in Cape Town and Johannesburg
* All meals, snacks and local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at Ocean House and Farm House
* Three Day Tours in Cape Town – Cape Peninsula, Cape Winelands, City and Table Mountain
* Private guided activities daily at Ocean House, as well as the use of snorkelling equipment, mountain bikes and sandboarding
* Private guide and tracker at Farm House for game drives and bush walks (16 years+)
* Laundry at Ocean House, AtholPlace Villa and Farm House
* Conservation and community fees at Ocean House & Farm House
* Wi-Fi in accommodations
* Domestic flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg in Economy Class (upgrades are additional)
* Scheduled light aircraft flights between Johannesburg and Madikwe, return


  • This incredibly versatile itinerary is designed to seamlessly adapt to your travel preferences, making it ideal for families with children over 16, corporate incentive trips, or groups of friends seeking an exclusive peek into the realms of conservation and sustainability.
  • Whether you choose to curtail or extend your journey, our itinerary ensures a flexible and personalized experience, allowing you to savour every moment. The runway accessibility at both De Hoop and Madikwe even provides the option for those with private planes to enhance the convenience of their travel.
  • From the moment you depart your home country until your return, Mallerby’s Luxury Travel is committed to orchestrating every detail of your journey. Our goal is to ensure a flawless and hassle-free experience, allowing you to focus solely on creating cherished memories.
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We are excited and prepared to assist you in crafting a remarkable adventure tailored to your desires. Your journey awaits, filled with discovery, conservation, and the epitome of luxury. Let Mallerby’s Luxury Travel be your trusted guide on this exceptional expedition.

We look forward to turning your travel dreams into reality.

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