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Rhino Red Tour – All Three Tests (excluding international flights)

Package includes: 

  • Guaranteed Official Lions Category A match ticket to all 3 Test Matches
  • 17 nights' 4★ accommodation on a B&B basis
  • All domestic flights and all transfers
  • 4 Nights' Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Highlights 

  • Gullivers Merchandise including an Official Lions shirt
  • Exclusive Gullivers Big Events
  • Gullivers Tour Manager
  • Travel with Gullivers Ambassadors including Ryan Jones, Rob Henderson and others
  • Extensive Optional Excursion programme
  • Welcome Drinks and Group Dinner

From

£8,199

per person
based on 2 sharing a room
Single Supplement +£3,499
Secure with a £1,000pp deposit.

Call to book:

01684 878683*



Gullivers Sports Travel is an Official Sub-Agent of The British & Irish Lions South Africa 2021 Travel Programme.

Our Ticket Ballot Promise: This provides you with the security that should you be successful in the Lions ticket ballot, you are entitled to the choice of a receive a full refund on your entire travel package or a refund on the face value of your tickets for the fixtures you were successful with in the ballot that are in your package.Terms apply.

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At a glance

 British & Irish Lions South Africa 2021

We're Official

Gullivers Sports Travel are an Official Sub-Agent for The British & Irish Lions South Africa 2021 Travel Programme. This means that our packages include the all-important guaranteed official match tickets to each of the Lions' three Test matches in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Johannesburg. This Tour includes Category A Tickets to the 3 Test Matches.

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Book with Confidence

Book with Confidence

Gullivers Sports Travel is fully ABTA and ATOL bonded. This means that you can relax and book your trip safe in the knowledge that your booking is fully protected with a reputable tour operator. Not all travel companies are ABTA members so always look for the logo. Gullivers have extensive health and safety processes to audit all suppliers and ensure high standards.

4★ Accommodation

4★ Accommodation

Follow The British & Irish Lions around South Africa with 17 nights' 4★ hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. This tour package includes a stay in Melrose Arch (Johannesburg), Victoria Falls (Zambia) and Cape Town.

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Flights

All domestic flights within South Africa are included in your package.

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Transfers

Transfers

Coach transfers to and from the domestic airports, matches (where required), overland touring and functions (where required) are all included in your package.

Exclusive Gullivers Big Events

Gullivers is known for putting on events and those in New Zealand 2017 were perhaps the best yet. With a great atmosphere and true rugby camaraderie, these included events are sure to be highlights of your trip. Alongside Ryan and Rob, past guests have included Gavin Hastings, Ben Kay, Scott Gibbs, Richard Hill, Scott Quinnell, Martyn Williams and many more.

Gullivers Lions Ambassadors

Gullivers Lions Ambassadors

Ex-Lions Ryan Jones and Rob Henderson will once again be touring with the Gullivers tour groups in South Africa. After the major success of NZ 2017 they are back and ready to share the joy of rugby touring with you! Joining them will be a variety of other familiar faces across the tour

Merchandise

Merchandise

An Official Lions Shirt is included in your travel package. There will also be other items of merchandise included. Please note that we will endeavour to provide your size requested, however as the clothing order has been placed prior to the Lions launch we are unable to guarantee this, also some items within the merchandise pack may be unisex and therefore the nearest fit to your requested size will be allocated.

Optional Sightseeing Excursions

Optional Sightseeing Excursions

To ensure that you can enjoy South Africa to its fullest and enjoy the sightseeing that you want to do we are offering a variety of optional excursions.

Find out more about the optional excursions

The Rugby Experts

The Rugby Experts

Rugby is Gullivers' heritage. This is Gullivers' 11th Lions Tour and we have over 30 years' experience of taking Lions supporters around the globe, creating a real rugby experience for real rugby people. You can book with confidence, safe in the knowledge you will be well looked after by our dedicated and experienced team.

South Africa

We know South Africa

Gullivers Sports Travel have been touring to South Africa for many years both for supporters and school trips. The Gullivers team ran successful cricket tours across South Africa in 2019/2020, getting to know the country even better. This will be our third Lions trip to South Africa

See more about South Africa here

The Gullivers Team

The Gullivers Team

To ensure you have the best possible experience on tour, you will have a Gullivers Tour Manager with your group in South Africa. The Tour Manager team are supported by an extensive office and on-site operations team.

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Arrive South Africa

    Upon arrival in South Africa, make your own way to your hotel in Johannesburg and check in for your 3 night stay.

    Welcome to Johannesburg! Your base for your stay in Johannesburg is the exclusive Melrose Arch precinct in the district of Melrose. Melrose Arch precinct is known for its fashionable and vibrant atmosphere with high end fashion stores, café culture and fine dining. 

    This evening get together with your Tour Manager for Welcome Drinks. Share a drink, reminisce on past Lions tours and share the excitement of the upcoming Game, Series and your stay in South Africa.

    Welcome Drinks

  • Day2

    Melrose Arch (Johannesburg)

    Day at leisure in Melrose Arch. With plenty of facilities onsite including a pool and bar you are welcome to relax and recover after the flight at the hotel. For those looking to explore a little the vibrant Nelson Mandela Square with its many cafe's, bars and restaurants is just a short drive away. Alternatively, why not book onto the advertised excursion Gullivers is running today (pre booking essential).

    Then later this evening join us for one of our Big Events as we welcome ex-players, journalists and those in the know for a hosted Q and A ahead of the test series.

    Optional Extra: Johannesburg City Half Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Gullivers Big Events - Rugby Forum

    You are invited to join some famous faces from the world of Rugby and previous Lions tours for an evening of lively discussion & insight into the current tour.

  • Day3

    Match Day

    Today is the day we have been building up to, the first test match between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions. A special day that will forever live in the hearts of every Lions fan as the tourists prepare to face the wrath of the World Champions on their own soil.

    With 2 of the 3 Test Matches being played in Johannesburg there are sure to be thousands of Lions fans staying in the various districts all coming together in one big celebration of Rugby.

    After the excitement of the last test match against NZ in 2017, hopes are high going into the game against the World Champions. After swapping stories in the bar with your fellow Lions fans we will transfer to the stadium in plenty of time ahead of kick off and after the match finishes we will transfer back to the hotel. 

    1st Test South Africa v The British & Irish Lions

  • Day4

    Victoria Falls (Zambia)

    Today we leave Johannesburg and South Africa for Victoria Falls, Zambia. We’ll make the short drive to the airport for the flight into Zambia and from there after clearing customs and immigration we’ll drive to our hotel, Avani Victoria Falls, for a 4 night stay. The hotel enjoys an unrivalled and unique location from which to enjoy the Falls.

    Flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls (Zambia)

  • Day5 - 7

    Victoria Falls (Zambia)

    Described by the tribe living in the area in the 1800s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, with more than five hundred million cubic meters of water per minute plummet over the edge, and at over a width of nearly two kilometres, it truly is deserving of its place as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. Victoria falls is the world’s largest sheet of falling water and almost double the height of Niagara Falls. Enjoy your stay relaxing at the hotel, where giraffe and zebra can often be found wandering the grounds, experiencing the falls at different times of the day, enjoying a safari drive or a sunset cruise on the Zambezi (pre-booking advised). The relaxed and friendly Zambian town of Livingston is also just a short drive away.

    Tour Group Dinner

    On Monday evening get together with your group and Tour Manager in Victoria Falls to enjoy a night of good company, good food and good drink!

    Optional Extra: 26 July - Walking Tour of Victoria Falls

    Choose from a departure of 9am, 12pm or 3pm. Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 27 July - Zambezi River Scenic Boat Safari

    Choose from lunch or sunset. Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 28 July - Chobe National Park Full Day Safari and Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

  • Day8

    Cape Town

    This morning we depart Victoria Falls to the airport for the flight back into South Africa to Cape Town. Upon arrival into Cape Town we’ll make the short journey into the City and check into the Southern Sun Waterfront hotel for a 7 night stay. The Southern Sun Waterfront hotel enjoys a fantastic location walking distance from the waterfront. Cape Town is one of the most magical cities in the world with its fantastic waterfront location and Table Mountain backdrop. With 7 nights here you have the opportunity to explore a little further afield and head over to stunning Camps Bay, the perfect spot for sundowners at one of the many bars/restaurants with ocean front views. If you are looking to enjoy live sport look no further than Mojo Market in Sea Point, a short taxi ride from your hotel. Here you will find a variety of local food vendors all under one roof with live music and plenty of big screens showing live sport.  

    Flight from Victoria Falls to Cape Town

    All routes are subject to the airline when flights come into range and may include indirect flights. (via Johannesburg)

  • Day9

    Cape Town

    Today is a day of celebration as all of the Gullivers Tour groups get together to enjoy an afternoon of socialising, drinks and the true spirit of rugby touring. For those that were with us in Auckland 2017 this was a tour highlight and you can be sure of lots of singing, mingling and entertainment. 

    Gullivers Big Events - Gullivers Festival

    After a leisurely morning join us at the Gullivers Festival where we will all come together in one big celebration of Rugby and celebrate the food and wine of South Africa. We will be joined by some well-known faces from previous Lions tours & enjoy the build up to the 2nd Test Match of the Series.

  • Day10

    Match Day

    Today is Cape Town's turn to host a test match, the pivotal second game of the series. So much has happened in game 2 in past series, the anticipation of what can happen is what builds the excitement. We will transfer from the hotel the short distance to the stadium and back after the game.

    2nd Test South Africa v The British & Irish Lions

  • Day11 - 14

    Cape Town

    Recover from the excitement of the test match with some down time in Cape Town. There are so many areas of Cape Town to explore whether you are looking to enjoy South African cuisine or history, there is a place for you. Why not enjoy one of the organised optional excursions on offer (pre-booking essential) or explore in your own time. For the active amongst you a hike up Lions Head is rewarded with stunning views (a guided trip is recommended for safety) and many an hour can be spent in one of the waterfront bars enjoying the climate and the view. Of all the destinations we’ve visited in the world Cape Town has to be up there with the sheer variety and quality of restaurants, with a wide range of cuisines on offer, set against beautiful background views, making those famous South African wines taste even better! 

    Optional Extra: 1 August - Aquila Safari Full Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 2 August - Cape Point Full Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 3 August - Franschhoek Wine Tram Full Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 3 August - Table Mountain and City Half Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

    Optional Extra: 4 August - Winelands Full Day Tour

    Please see the extras tab for more information.

  • Day15

    Melrose Arch (Johannesburg)

    Today we leave the Cape Town and return to Johannesburg and Melrose ahead of the eagerly anticipated third test match of the series. We'll make the short transfer to Cape Town airport for the flight to Johannesburg where, upon landing, we will transfer to the Marriott hotel again. 

    Whilst in Johannesburg why not take some time to learn about the history, it’s hard to believe Johannesburg didn't exist 130 years ago. For most, Soweto is synonymous with Johannesburg and with resistance to apartheid, South Africa’s former policy of racial segregation. The township’s complex past is visible in Soweto’s moving museums, historical monuments, and strong traditions, and is well worth a visit on an organised tour. Constitution Hill is another of South Africa's most important historical sites which gives insight into South Africa’s recent history.

    Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

  • Day16

    Melrose Arch (Johannesburg)

    Today sees the third of the Gullivers Big Event days with a rugby day. An invitational Gullivers side will take on some local sides in a day of rugby. You can be assured of great camaraderie, true rugby atmosphere, singing, raffles, mixing with the locals and rugby stories.

    Gullivers Big Events - Gullivers Eve of Test Rugby Event

    Bring your boots for a game or come along and support the Gullivers Barbarians at our rugby club visit in Johannesburg; a great opportunity to mix with the locals. Always a popular day out with our supporters, food will be provided after the games and we anticipate there will be plenty of opportunity for you to swap stories and out sing the Springboks supporters in their own backyard, in preparation for the final test match tomorrow.

  • Day17

    Match Day

    Today marks the third and final test match of the series for the British & Irish Lions. The third test was a memorable affair in NZ in 2017, what will this game have in store? We will transfer you to the stadium from the hotel and back again after the final whistle. 

    3rd Test South Africa v The British & Irish Lions

  • Day18

    Departure Day

    Your tour finishes today, say goodbye to your fellow tourists and make your own onward journey with great memories and new friends.

Tickets

Springboks v The British & Irish Lions

Kick-off TBA

Tickets: 
Official Lions ticket - Category A
Venue: 
FNB Stadium, Johannesburg
Capacity: 
94,736

Springboks v The British & Irish Lions

Kick-off TBA

Tickets: 
Official Lions ticket - Category A
Venue: 
Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
Capacity: 
55,000

Springboks v The British & Irish Lions

Kick-off TBA

Tickets: 
Official Lions ticket - Category A
Venue: 
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Capacity: 
62,567

Accommodation

Hotel Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch

Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg

Set within the eclectic Melrose Arch Precinct, Marriott Melrose Arch vibrates with the energy of the myriad trendy cafés, high-street boutiques, restaurants and lively entertainment areas located just moments from its doorstep. The sophisticated rooms are designed with the modern traveller in mind, with light and spacious decor and all the mod cons. If you don't want to step outside of the hotel, relax by the pool or in the public space of the 'Greatroom' which features a cafe, bar and restaurant.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Fantastic location within the exclusive Melrose Arch precinct

Features: 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Pool & Fitness facilities

Avani Victoria Falls Resort, Livingstone, Zambia

Truly wild and wonderful, the Avani Resort is located in the heart of Mosi-oa-Tunya National park providing close encounters with some of Zambia's most impressive wildlife. The Resort is also just a 5 minute stroll to the iconic Victoria Falls for which there is unlimited complimentary access with a stay here. If you are looking for some entertainment, Boma Dinners hosted on Tuesdays and Fridays with traditonal food and dance to allow you to immerse yourself into the 'African experience'. All guest rooms at the resort feature air-conditioning and a flat-screen TV to ensure your comfort.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Located in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, just a 5 minute walk from the iconic Victoria Falls

Features: 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor Pool in Garden with Terrace

Southern Sun Waterfront, Cape Town

The Southern Sun Waterfront’s recently refurbished and impressive facilities only compliment its location in the heart of the city and Cape Town’s most tourist friendly precinct. The hotel rooms themselves are fully air-conditioned. Of an evening, why not relax by the fantastic outdoor pool or in the hotel bar, or take a 5-minute leisurely stroll to the vibrant V&A Waterfront Harbour, where the city meets the sea, with a plethora of shops, restaurants and bars.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Fantastic location a short walk or taxi ride from the V&A Waterfront

Features: 

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor Pool & Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary shuttle to the V&A Waterfront

Extras

JOHANNESBURG CITY HALF DAY TOUR 23 JULY

£45 per person

Johannesburg, informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in South Africa and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. It is the provincial capital and largest city of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa. On this tour discover the fascinating history and rich culture that makes this beautiful city what it is today.

Departing after breakfast, the tour will start with a drive through the Newtown Precinct, formally known in the 20th Century as "the Brickfields" – an area that was rich in clay. This is followed by a visit to the “top of Africa”, where will be able to enjoy panoramic views of Johannesburg. You will then proceed on to Maboneng precinct where you will have some free time to explore its many shops and eateries as well as spot some public artwork created by some of the biggest names wielding spraycans.

The final part of this excursions sees a visit to Constitution Hill, a former prison and military fort that bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past and, today, is home to the country’s Constitutional Court, which endorses the rights of all citizens. After 2 hours of learning about South Africa’s journey to democracy, you will return to your hotel.

Duration:  ±4hrs

Includes: Entrance fees to Top of Africa and Constitution Hill.

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people.

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 8.30am departure

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 8.30am departure

£25 per person

Discover the world wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site of Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa- Tunya, on this tour from Livingstone; One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Often the best way to see and learn about an area is on foot where you can really take in your surroundings. During this 2-hour tour you will be picked up from your hotel and start the walking tour from the centre of Livingstone where your professional local guide will lead you on foot to discovering the awe-inspiring beauty of the falls.

Your guide will take you to the best places to visit on the day which may include; Victoria Falls Bridge, the knife edge bridge or the boiling pot, and learn about how the waterfall was formed, how it might change in the future, and the different types of vegetation and wildlife surrounding it.

*Please note, this tour involves standing/walking for 2 hours.

Duration:  ±2hrs

Includes:  National Park Fees, professional guide

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 8.30am departure

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 11am departure

£25 per person

Discover the world wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site of Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa- Tunya, on this tour from Livingstone; One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Often the best way to see and learn about an area is on foot where you can really take in your surroundings. During this 2-hour tour you will be picked up from your hotel and start the walking tour from the centre of Livingstone where your professional local guide will lead you on foot to discovering the awe-inspiring beauty of the falls.

Your guide will take you to the best places to visit on the day which may include; Victoria Falls Bridge, the knife edge bridge or the boiling pot, and learn about how the waterfall was formed, how it might change in the future, and the different types of vegetation and wildlife surrounding it.

*Please note, this tour involves standing/walking for 2 hours.

Duration:  ±2hrs

Includes:  National Park Fees, professional guide

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 8.30am departure

Walking Tour of Victoria Falls 2pm departure

£25 per person

Discover the world wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site of Victoria Falls, Mosi-oa- Tunya, on this tour from Livingstone; One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Often the best way to see and learn about an area is on foot where you can really take in your surroundings. During this 2-hour tour you will be picked up from your hotel and start the walking tour from the centre of Livingstone where your professional local guide will lead you on foot to discovering the awe-inspiring beauty of the falls.

Your guide will take you to the best places to visit on the day which may include; Victoria Falls Bridge, the knife edge bridge or the boiling pot, and learn about how the waterfall was formed, how it might change in the future, and the different types of vegetation and wildlife surrounding it.

*Please note, this tour involves standing/walking for 2 hours.

Duration:  ±2hrs

Includes:  National Park Fees, professional guide

Zambezi River Scenic Boat Safari Lunch

Zambezi River Scenic Boat Safari Lunch

£80 per person

Experience Victoria Falls by boat on this Scenic Lunch Safari. Leaving the hotel before lunch you will visit remote parts of the Zambezi River which were previously inaccessible but you can now access  on the specially designed propeller-free safari boats you will be boarding. You will get to enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely river wildlife and bird viewing trip around the islands.

The boats head upstream in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, exploring the many Zambezi islands and channels. Hippos and crocodile can be spotted throughout the year and in the winter months there is the exciting possibility of watching elephants in the river crossing to the islands.

Stretch your legs and enjoy a refreshment stop on one of the Zambezi River islands and enjoy a light lunch as the river passes by the island.

Duration:  ±2hrs

Includes:  Boat safari, selected soft and alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee and a light lunch

Zambezi River Scenic Boat Safari Sunset

Zambezi River Scenic Boat Safari Sunset

£80 per person

Experience Victoria Falls by boat on this Scenic Sunset Safari. Leaving the hotel in the afternoon you will visit remote parts of the Zambezi River which were previously inaccessible but you can now access on the specially designed propeller-free safari boats you will be boarding. You will get to enjoy the thrill of speeding over rapids then slowing down for a leisurely river wildlife and bird viewing trip around the islands.

The boats head upstream in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, exploring the many Zambezi islands and channels. Hippos and crocodile can be spotted throughout the year and in the winter months there is the exciting possibility of watching elephants in the river crossing to the islands.

Stretch your legs and enjoy a refreshment stop on one of the Zambezi River islands and enjoy sundowner drinks as the sun sinks over the Zambezi river.

Duration:  ±2hrs

Includes:  Boat safari, selected soft and alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee and snacks

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY SAFARI AND TOUR 28 july

£155 per person

Chobe National Park is a true wildlife paradise and one of the best national parks in Southern Africa. It is said to be extremely lush because of the many waterways. The Chobe River flows through the park and draws many animals and birds during the dry season.

You will transfer before breakfast across the Botswana border via short ferry, completing immigration and customs formalities before continuing to the Chobe National Park. Cruise on the Chobe River with a chance of spotting elephant and other game species coming to drink and bathe in the river, as well as many bird species. Lunch is then served at a lodge (drinks not included). The afternoon continues with a game drive in open vehicles into the Chobe National Park, with a chance of spotting lion and buffalo as well as numerous plains game species. You will then transfer back across the Zambian border late afternoon.

Please note Botswana visa fees are not included and will need to be arranged by yourself prior to the excursion. The easiest way to do this is to get a KAZA visa on arrival into Livingstone, this special visa is valid for travel between Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe (and will also enable you to visit Zimbabwe during your stay).  As of September 2020, it costs US$50 per person and is valid for 30 days.

Duration:  ±10hrs

Includes:  Entrance fees to Chobe National Park, lunch, game drive and cruise.

AQUILA SAFARI RESERVE FULL DAY TOUR 1 AUGUST

AQUILA SAFARI RESERVE FULL DAY TOUR 1 AUGUST

£120 per person

Aquila’s story began in 1999 when its owner, Searl Derman, set about searching for the perfect piece of land to re-introduce the Big 5 to the Western Cape. He was fortunate enough to come across a nature reserve that would later become Aquila Private Game Reserve.

The 10,000 hectare conservancy has evolved from its early days of being residence to various antelope species only to becoming the home of the Big 5 – elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard - as well as a significant amount of other wild game, which roam freely on the reserve.

The tour departs your hotel after breakfast, with an approximate 2 ½ hour drive to Aquila. On arrival enjoy a relaxing lunch at the Aquila Karoo Visitor Centre. You will then embark on an afternoon safari drive that is led by an experienced guide who will share exciting stories and facts about the surroundings, whilst experiencing the beauty of the Karoo and trying to spot as many of the Big 5 as possible! After the game drive, you can relax by the pool and are welcome to browse African curio shop before returning to Cape Town.  

Duration:  ±10hrs

Includes:  Aquila entrance fees, afternoon safari with guide (2-3 hours), lunch and 2 drinks per person

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people.

 

CAPE POINT FULL DAY TOUR

CAPE POINT FULL DAY TOUR 2 August

£120 per person

This full day tour is an ideal way to see the highlights of the Cape Peninsula. After being picked up from your hotel you will travel along the Atlantic seaboard coastal road with the pristine white beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay with their soft white sand and azure blue water.  The formidable 12 Apostles Peaks rise above the road on one side, while sheer cliffs and incredible rock formations drop into the icy Atlantic Ocean on the other side. There is no doubt the coast of the Cape peninsula offers magnificent scenery with its great biodiversity

You will arrive at the quaint fishing village of Hout Bay where you will take a half hour boat trip to Duiker Island to see a Cape Fur Seal colony. If open (weather permitting), the tour will continue via Chapman’s Peak Drive, one of the most stunning roadways in the world.

Your tour continues to the Cape Point Nature Reserve and the tip of the Cape Peninsula that has captivated travellers for centuries, where you have the opportuniry to go up the funicular at the point.  The return journey to Cape Town takes you along the False Bay coast, visiting the colony of rare African Penguins at Boulders Beach and passing through the naval village of Simon’s Town, Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg. Your last visit will be made to the internationally acclaimed Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden before returning to the hotel.

Duration:  ±8hrs

Includes: Entrance fees to Cape Point Nature Reserve and Funicular, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, ½hr Duiker Island boat trip, Boulders Beech penguin colony, Lunch and 2 drinks per person

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people.                               

FRANSCHHOEK WINE TRAM FULL DAY TOUR

FRANSCHHOEK WINE TRAM FULL DAY TOUR 3 AUGUST

£95 per person

The day starts with a one-hour coach transfer to Franschhoek, where you will board the wine tram. Journey by tram to a local wine estate where a knowledgeable wine guide weaves the facts, figures and scientific aspects of winemaking into interesting stories about Franschhoek’s history of wine and culture.

During this engaging and interactive experience, you will be guided through, and have an opportunity to sample, the subtle tastes of terroir, as well as learn about the local grape varieties, cultivars and the aspects of viticulture which are unique to Southern Africa.

A tour of the estate wine cellar will be followed by a specially curated three course lunch at the estate restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit two additional Franschhoek wine estates, enjoying a premium wine tasting at each estate.

Duration: ±8hrs from the first point of collection and subject to change.

Includes: Wine Tram Ticket, Three Course Lunch, Premium Wine tasting at two additional wine estates.

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people.

Table Mountain and City Half Day Tour

Table Mountain and City Half Day Tour 3 AUGUST

£65 per person

On this tour you will experience highlights of Cape Town, starting with a visit to the summit of Table Mountain, South Africa’s most famous and prominent landmark, and one of New 7 Wonders of Nature, on an aerial cableway*.  The tour then continues on to visit the oldest colonial building in South Africa, The Castle of Good Hope, bastion fort built in the 17th century, where you will be able to view art and photography exhibitions that depict the historic start of the city.

The tour moves on to Company Gardens, before transferring to Bo-Kaap, a former township known for its colourful and bright painted buildings.

The final stop of this half day tour is a visit to Dimond Works to discover the history of the diamond and gold trade in South Africa and witness the art of diamond cutting and the careful craftsmanship of jewellery manufacturing.

(*Please note, during adverse weather the cable car may be closed, and you will have the option to return to the mountain or have a refund for this part of the tour, equally during good weather more time may be spent on the mountain than other parts of the other tour).

Duration: ±4hrs from the first point of collection and subject to change

Includes: Entrance fees to the Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain cableway ticket

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people

WINELANDS FULL DAY TOUR

WINELANDS FULL DAY TOUR 4 AUGUST

£85 per person

The world-renowned Cape Winelands are situated about an hour’s drive from Cape Town. Departing the hotel in the morning your first stop on the tour is the town of Paarl, especially well-known for its Pearl Mountain or "Paarl Rock". In Paarl you will visit one of the top Paarl wine estates to sample their fine wines and enjoy a tour of their cellar, gaining insight into the process of viniculture.

The tour moves on to Franschhoek, a charming old Huguenot village, also known as ‘the French corner’ and a wine-lover's dream destination. Here you will stop to enjoy lunch and another wine tasting at an excellent wine estate.

The last stop of the day, but certainly not the least, is Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in South Africa and the historic heart of the country’s wine region. Embark on a walking tour through Stellenbosch where much of the original Cape-Dutch architecture has been preserved, before rounding off with a final wine tasting at one of the top wine estates in the area. Finally, you will be transferred back to Cape Town.

Duration: ±8.5hrs from the first point of collection and subject to change.

Includes: 3 wine tastings and a cellar tour, lunch and 2 drinks per person.

*Please note the minimum numbers required for this excursion to proceed as advertised is 34 people.