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Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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Experience Spectacular South Africa

Cape Town, Western CapeSouth Africa

9 Days / 8 Nights
for Member Pricing

Experience Spectacular South Africa

Standard DreamTrip
Explore more during an exclusive adventure filled with expert-led tours, amazing cuisine and other incredible activities — including big-game viewing, wine tasting and a sunset cable-car ride to the top of Table Mountain. Book by August 1. 

About Your Trip

A showcase of beautiful wilderness, eclectic cultures, warm hospitality and rich heritage, this life-changing DreamTrip for guests 5 years and older takes you from cosmopolitan Cape Town into the heart of Big Five territory. Uncover the complex history of South Africa, while traveling luxuriously like the intrepid explorers of the past. Your journey concludes with an extraordinary 3-day safari in Kruger National Park within Sabi Sands.

What we love:

  • Tasting wine at Vergelegen Estate and savoring a delectable farm-to-table lunch (with wine!) at the Boschendal winery.
  • Meeting a former prison guard of Nelson Mandela and hearing his fascinating stories about one of history’s most heroic figures.
  • Watching out for the famous Big Five — buffalos, elephants, leopard, lions and rhinos! The chances of seeing wild animals are very high thanks to 6 official game drives led by a pro tracker.
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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 9 days and 8 nights in South Africa, as well as:

  • Visit to Cape Point nature reserve and Boulders Beach.
  • Sunset Table Mountain tour with cable-car ride to the summit.
  • Visit to Vergelegen and Boschenda estate vineyards with wine tasting.
  • Robben Island tour; includes ferry ride.
  • Amy Foundation tour and meeting with a former prison guard of Nelson Mandela.
  • 6 safari game drives in Kruger National Park via private, open-air vehicle.
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 lunches with wine and 5 dinners with wine.
  • Gratuities for all included meals.
  • Round-trip airport transfers.
  • 2 domestic flights; includes airport transfers.
  • A host or travel director, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
  • A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information. (Please note: This guide will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.)

Please be aware that our supplier(s) require that all travelers are fully vaccinated:

  • Each traveler must be able to show documented proof of vaccination (CDC card, etc.).
  • Your final vaccine dose must have been administered a minimum of 15 days prior to the start date of the trip.
  • You will receive a Traveler Declaration form by email prior to travel. Please fill out and bring a signed copy with you to give to your travel director.



Transportation

Before purchasing airfare, please note that your trip will begin in Cape Town, South Africa, and end in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The closest commercial airport to the hotel for your arrival flight is Cape Town International Airport (CPT). The closest commercial airport for your departure flight is O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB).

Round-trip airport transfers are included only for the following airport(s), dates and times:

  • Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to the hotel on November 14, 2022, timing based on flight details provided*.
  • The airport in Skukuza to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), on November 22, 2022, timing based on flight details provided**.

To arrange your airport transfers and provide passport information, please submit flight details HERE by August 1.

Please note that airfare is not included in the trip price.

*We recommend that you plan to arrive at the airport prior to 4:30 p.m. so that you don’t miss the welcome dinner/reception.

**Please book your departure flight for after 6 p.m. We recommend arriving at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight departure.




Passport Information

  • For air ticketing purposes for your included domestic flights, you will be required to provide passport details (including full legal name as it appears on your passport, passport number, expiration date, country of issue, gender and date of birth).
  • Your passport must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date.

 
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Itinerary

Day 1 (Cape Town)

Start your adventure with VIP door-to-door service as you transfer from your home to your local airport via private car. Once you arrive at the airport in Cape Town, enjoy private transfer to your luxurious resort, nestled between Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range with amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean. In the evening, join your Travel Concierge and fellow DreamTrippers for a delectable welcome dinner — cheers to your journey ahead!
Overnight at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Dinner with wine.

Day 2 (Cape Town)

Embark on the legendary drive from the hotel through the fishing village of Hout Bay. Winding along Chapman's Peak and past colorful Kalk Bay, visit majestic Cape Point nature reserve. Stroll along the trails and watch for reebok, Cape Mountain zebra, bontebok and the elusive eland. Explore Boulders Beach and learn about the colony of African penguins. You're invited to an exquisite lunch with wine at the Harbor House restaurant in Kalk Bay, with views overlooking False Bay and the Hottentots Holland Mountains — you’ll be lunching as close to the water as possible! Heading back to your hotel, see the cosmopolitan suburbs of Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Reach out to your Travel Concierge for dinner reservations or other suggestions of things to do and see.
Overnight at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch with wine.

Day 3 (Cape Town)

One of Africa's most vibrant cities, Cape Town is yours to explore at your own pace. Perhaps shop for trendy crafts at the award-winning Watershed or stroll along the popular Sea Point promenade? In the afternoon, meet your Travel Concierge and venture to the base of Table Mountain, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Enjoy 360-degree views of the city from the famous cable car as you reach the summit just in time for a spectacular African sunset (weather permitting). This evening, dinner is served at a storied restaurant brimming with atmosphere.
Overnight at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast; dinner with wine.

Day 4 (Cape Town)

Today, you're off to the Cape winelands — a fertile region that’s world-famous for crisp white and French-style red wines — to the town of Franschhoek. Wander through the lovely gardens of Vergelegen Estate and enjoy a private wine tasting hosted by the estate's winemaker. Continue to the Boschendal wine estate where you’ll feast on a seasonal farm-to-table lunch. Relax during a scenic drive as you are chauffeured back to your hotel in a vintage car. The evening is at your leisure, so you can do as much or as little as you’d like.
Overnight at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch with wine.

Day 5 (Cape Town)

Board a ferry and set off for UNESCO-protected Robben Island, infamous for Nelson Mandela's imprisonment. Join a local expert for an insightful tour and meet an ex-political prisoner who shares his personal anecdotes. Back on the mainland, you’ll meet Christo Brand, a former prison guard at the Victor Verster prison where Nelson Mandela spent the last 14 months of his 27-year imprisonment. After lunch with Christo at Amy Foundation, you’ll have an opportunity to witness how the lives of vulnerable young people are being transformed by this non-profit organization. Return to the hotel and enjoy an evening at your leisure.
Overnight at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch.

Day 6 (Cape Town to Skukuza)

Fly from Cape Town into the heart of the African bushveld, touching down at Skukuza Airport. After a short drive through Kruger National Park, one of the world's largest game reserves, you’ll arrive at the luxurious Lion Sands Lodge. Experience your first evening game drive in a private, open-air safari vehicle, hosted by a professionally qualified ranger and tracker. In the evening, you’ll gather for a feast of slow-cooked meats, seasonal vegetables and sweet treats, before falling asleep to the distant calls of hyenas.
Overnight at Lion Sands Narina Lodge.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch with wine; dinner with wine.

Day 7 (Skukuza)

Marvel at your tracker's skills as he reads the bush in search of the Big Five. Keep an eye out for leopards and listen for the sounds of elephants munching on mopani leaves. See crocodiles and hippopotamus at watering holes and look out for the many bird species that are native to the area. Enjoy the afternoon your way: You can either indulge in a high tea service or join your ranger for a guided bush walk. Later, you’ll embark on another game drive, then, as the sun dips beyond the savannah, delight in a candlelit dinner, served in majestic surroundings.
Overnight at Lion Sands Narina Lodge.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch with wine; dinner with wine.

Day 8 (Skukuza)

Awake at sunrise — the best time to spot predators — for your game drive through fresh morning mist. Upon returning to the lodge, savor breakfast and enjoy some time at your leisure. Soak up the magic of the African bushveld, illuminated by the sinking sun, on your last evening game drive. Raise a glass to an outstanding adventure as you savor your celebration dinner beneath a blanket of stars.
Overnight at Lion Sands Narina Lodge.
Meals included: Breakfast; lunch with wine; dinner with wine.

Day 9 (Skukuza to Johannesburg)

After your final morning game drive and breakfast, transfer from the lodge to the regional airport in Skukuza, where you’ll board an included flight directly to the airport in Johannesburg. Once you arrive at your home airport, a driver will greet and escort you to a waiting car for the private transfer home.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Itinerary subject to change.

*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel with valid, government-issued ID.
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Hotel Details

Immerse yourself in a world of luxury as you journey through South Africa, staying at a sophisticated Cape Town hotel set against scenic mountain slopes and an elegant, secluded lodge within magical Kruger National Park. At each of these hand-selected properties, you’ll have some of the best experiences, and most importantly, get a welcome respite after long days filled with adventures.

Please note: The specific lodgings will be announced and will be confirmed no later than 30 days prior to departure.

  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults, or 1 adult and 1 child age 5 years or older.
  • Minimum check-in age is 18.



Pricing for children for these hotels may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click SELECT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Terms and Conditions section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements:

  • By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
  • I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia. 
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Additional Information

For peace of mind, why not consider an optional travel insurance plan through Travel Guard? Offering assistance with common travel problems like flight delays or lost luggage, Travel Guard can help you start your next adventure prepared for the unexpected!

  • Please be aware that travel insurance will be your only option for any waived penalties, or a refund, if your DreamTrip is cancelled due to restrictions in your starting location (not in your travel destination) and you are inside the cancellation window (see Terms and Conditions). Rovia will cover only those cancellations that result from restrictions in your DreamTrip destination.

Please note:

  • The minimum age to attend this DreamTrip is 5 years. Age is determined at the time of travel with valid, government-issued ID.
  • Be sure to contact Customer Care if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or if you have any questions about this trip.
  • At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
  • While hotel and restaurant gratuities are included in this package, you may choose to provide additional gratuities (in local currency) at your own discretion.
  • Gratuities for your Travel Concierge, coach driver and local experts are not included. We suggest providing gratuities (in local currency) at your own discretion. 
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Terms and Conditions

Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.

Cancellation Policy*: Once booked, this trip is non-refundable and non-transferable to another trip.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based.

Name Change Policies: Name changes are generally not allowed on trips to avoid fraud, gaming and profiteering. We want to ensure that most of our travelers are members. For this DreamTrip, we do make certain exclusions, including the policy below:

We reserve the right to refuse a name change at our sole discretion. If allowed, name changes must be done no later than August 1 and are subject to a fee up to US$100. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Transfer of Booking Policies: Transfers of bookings from one member to another member are subject to the policy below:

Booking transfers must be done no later than August 1 and are subject to a fee of up to US$100. Booking transfers after this date are not allowed.

Please note:

  • The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
  • Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room.
  • Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.
  • Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
  • In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
  • Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
  •  Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
  • Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
  • Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.
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