South Africa Family Journey
11-day Cape Town, Wine Farms & Safari in Apartments
Safari summaryThis 11-day family journey takes you to the iconic City of Cape Town, the Winelands of Franschhoek and the winding Garden Route. Starting in Cape Town, you will spend 4 days exploring this cosmopolitan city. Next up, venture into the heart of the Cape Winelands and spend 3 days discovering the historic Franschhoek Wine Valley. For the next 2 days, you and your family will venture further afield to the Garden Route, before your final 2 days in the coastal town of Knysna.
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Day 1-3: Lawhill Luxury Apartments, V&A Waterfront On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative of Jumbari Family Safaris. Your guide will accompany you to Lawhill Luxury Apartments located in the V&A Waterfront Marina, a mere 30-min drive away. This luxury apartment has 2 bedrooms and is in walking distance to many family activities from boat cruises to the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Day 4-5: La Cles Des Montagnes, Franschhoek Wake up at your luxury waterfront apartment before meeting your driver who will transfer you to La Cles Des Montagnes. Located in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, La Cles Des Montagnes will be your family’s base for the next 2 nights. The exclusive two bedroom luxury villa is an elegant mix of modern interior and traditional Cape Dutch Architecture. With sweeping views of the rolling vineyards and mountain ranges, the villa features a fully equipped kitchen as well as a host that will cater to your family’s needs. The Franschhoek region is known for its rich history dating back to 1687. Spend the next 2 days exploring the town on historical tours and enjoying activities like mountain biking through the vineyards, hiking to witness panoramic views of the valley and its surroundings and exclusive family picnics.
Day 6-8: Gondwana Game Reserve, Garden Route Wake up to a healthy family breakfast at your hotel before meeting your driver who will transfer you to Gondwana Game Reserve. Located along the famous Garden Route, Gondwana will be your family’s base for the next 3 nights. The lodge features a 3 bedroom villa leading out to an expansive deck with breathtaking views of the plains below. Here, your family can explore the reserve on daily game drives and walking safaris alongside your expert guide. The little ones will have the opportunity to learn more about the delicate ecosystem and wildlife of the reserve on a junior ranger experience.
Day 9-10: Leisure Isle Lodge, Knysna After a hearty breakfast at the lodge, your driver will meet you to transfer you to Leisure Isle Lodge, your base for the next 3 nights. Located in the famous coastal town of Knysna, the self-catering luxury apartment is situated on the shores of the Knysna Lagoon. The lodge offers a central location for your family to explore this Marine Eco-Reserve with lagoon boat cruises, fun beach days and forest activities for all to enjoy.
Day 11: Departure This marks the end of your South Africa family journey. After a final breakfast at your hotel, your driver will meet you to transfer you to Port Elizabeth for your onward journey home.
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