10 Nights Madikwe, Sun City & Cape Town

From: $3,630 p. p. sharing

This luxury holiday in South Africa introduces you to some of the best of these, including wildlife in Madikwe, Sun City’s ancient volcano and Cape Town’s bustling city center and stunning beaches.

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South Africa’s diverse landscapes are filled with fascinating endemic wildlife, beautiful resorts, mountain peaks, savannah and pristine beaches.

Highlights

  • 10 Nights of lifelong and incomparable memories.
  • Stay-in-style at our collection of unique and award-winning lodges and camps.
  • Experience the magnificence and beauty of Madikwe, Sun City & Cape Town.

Countries Visited:

South Africa

Locations Visited:

Madikwe Game Reserve
Sun City
Cape Town

Length of Trip:

11 days

Included:

• 3 nights at Jamala Madikwe, including meals and game drives
• 2 nights at the Palace of the Lost City, including breakfast
• 5 nights at the Table Bay Hotel, including breakfast

Day 1-4:  Madikwe Game Reserve

South Africa’s 5th largest reserve, Madikwe’s malaria free status makes it the ideal spot for wildlife viewing for families with young children. The reserve is home to the famous Big 5, as well as rare wild dog. The 2nd largest elephant population in the country is here, and over 300 bird species.

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Jamala’s villas provide spectacular views of the water hole and landscape, and private dinners under the stars can be enjoyed on your own deck. Take a dip in your private plunge pool in the afternoons, have afternoon tea in the main lodge or watch passing wildlife.

Jamala detailed info:

  • Private villas with mosquito nets, fireplaces, en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning and outdoor showers
  • Beautiful communal areas with views
  • Tea, coffee and snacks on morning drives, excellent meals, afternoon teas and sun downers on afternoon drives

Day 4-6:  Sun City

From Madikwe, move on to the many attractions of Sun City. Here you’ll be staying in the resort’s finest hotel, the Palace of the Lost City. The palatial hotel is designed to look like the ruins of a mythical tribe said to have lived in the Pilanesberg crater.

Aerial view of The Palace of the Lost City

You may be tempted to spend all day by the massive Kings Pool while enjoying bar service, but be sure to take a walk down to the wave pool and beach, take a stroll through the aviary and gardens, check out the casino and theatre and maybe play some golf. There are endless activities at Sun City, with something to suit anyone. At the end of each day, have a cocktail in King Tower for unrivalled sunset views.

Palace of the Lost City detailed info:

  • Large and luxurious rooms blending classic design with African touches, 5 star amenities and 24hr room service
  • Several acclaimed restaurants and great bars
  • Swimming pool, gym and spa

Day 6-11:  Cape Town

Fly down to Cape Town to finish your trip, with a stay at the luxury Table Bay Hotel. Located in the V&A Waterfront, you’ll be within walking distance of a myriad of restaurants, sunset boat cruises, great shopping, the aquarium and much more.

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City bus tours leave from the Waterfront, making it easy for you to catch any one of the hop-on hop-off buses throughout the day. Tours pass by the city’s central attractions, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Constantia, Hout Bay and Camps Bay. Take the chance to stroll through the Company’s Gardens, walk up Long Street and go curio shopping at Green Market Square.

It’s also highly recommended that you take a day to explore the nearby Cape Winelands, a 40 minute drive from the city. With hundreds of wine estates to choose from, you’re guaranteed award-winning wine, historic cellars and acres of oak-shaded lush lawns and vineyards.

Table Bay Hotel detailed info:

  • Luxury rooms with harbour and mountain views, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and great amenities
  • Excellent on-site restaurants, with the waterfront’s selection a quick walk away
  • Swimming pool, gym and spa