• Cape Town's scenic Cape Point
    Witness Cape Point's scenic views

  • Cape Winelands, South Africa
    Discover the beauty of Cape Winelands

  • South Africa Pilanesberg Game Reserve Rhino
    Encounter awesome animals

  • Africa Safari Giraffes
    Enjoy South Africa's wildlife

  • Cape Town's colorful cultures
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    Cape Town's colorful cultures

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Tastemaker South Africa

Explore scenic and cultural attractions in Johannesburg and Cape Town before embarking on a wildlife experience in Pilanesberg National Park

Trip Highlights

Johannesburg | Cape Town | Pilanesberg Game Reserve


South Africa’s creativity through arts and crafts
Breathtaking views at Chapman’s Peak and Table Mountain
Endearing penguins at Boulders Beach
Remarkable wildlife roaming free


About the Apartheid struggle on a Robben Island tour
About local culture and history on a township tour


Mouth-watering traditional African cuisine
World class South African wines


At additional cost:

Enjoy Galloping along the beach on Horse-back
Experience an adrenalin packed shark cage dive
Explore the Winelands from a unique perspective on a quad bike

Friday – 16 January 2015

Depart from New York for your flight to Cape Town, South Africa via Johannesburg on South African Airways.

Saturday - 17 January 2015

On arrival in Johannesburg you will be met by a Lion World Travel representative and be taken by private transfer to the DaVinci Hotel.

Later enjoy dinner at Moyo Restaurant in Melrose Arch

DaVinci Hotel & Suites on Nelson Mandela Square is centrally located and features a stylish restaurant and bar, an infinity pool and a luxurious spa with fitness centre. The spacious rooms and suites are elegantly decorated and equipped with flat-screen TVs. Each has a minibar, satellite TV and a work desk. Tea-and-coffee-making facilities are also provided. For fine dining, guests can visit the Maximillien Restaurant, which offers French cuisine, seafood and sushi. The inviting DaVinci’s lounge provides a nice setting to relax with a drink. To complete your stay, visit the DaVinci Spa offering a full relaxation area with a hydro pool and outdoor pool. Services include organic treatments, facials, massages and much more. Guests can enjoy the convenience of luxurious shopping at the Legacy Corner Mall and Sandton City - an elevator trip away.

Da Vinci Hotel, Johannesburg

Da Vinci Hotel

Accommodation: DaVinci Hotel & Suites – Standard Room (L, D)

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Experience a fabulous blend of luxury tented accommodations, game drives, river cruises and the impressive Victoria Falls for an exciting add-on!

On our "Victoria Falls in Style" 3 night package you will spend a night in Johannesburg. Thereafter enjoy 2 nights in Victoria Falls staying in a stunning tented lodge om the Zambezi River where you will experience the wonder of the mighty Falls as well as a tranquil cruise on the Zambezi River and open-vehicle game drives in the Zambezi National Park. Please click here for details
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Optional Tours

Beach Horseback ride (Noord Hoek Beach, Cape Town)

For those who enjoy seeing the countryside at a gallop with the wind blowing through their hair, horse riding along the beach in Cape Town can be a fantastic experience. (Cost $120 per person, based on 8 people at a time)

Quad biking
Traversing the beautiful Cape winelands on a quad bike offers a unique perspective on local flora and fauna, with a little excitement thrown in for good measure. (Cost $120 per person, maximum 15 per time slot)

Shark Cage Diving Excursion

Here, in the heart of the world's Great White Shark mecca we offer a unique diving opportunity for you to witness the wonder of the Great White Shark. 
White Shark Projects takes you on adrenalin surging adventure experience that will leave you in awe of these magnificent ocean predators. (Additional USD190 per person).  



Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to cover yourself for trip cancellation, interruption and misconnection. We also offer an all- inclusive policy which will include coverage for emergency medical treatment that may be required while out of the country. Prices depend on age and length of trip. Please consult with your Safari Specialist for more information or pricing.

Prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy accommodations and include fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security Fee. 


Tour Price
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 Jan 16
Selling Price 4780
Single Supplement 1150
Trip Dates: Friday, January 16, 2015 to Wednesday, January 28, 2015


  • Round trip international economy airfare from New York to Johannesburg 
  • Domestic flights as indicated in itinerary 
  • All services as specified
  • Accommodations in standard rooms
  • Meals as specified
  • Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles 
  • Sight-seeing as per itinerary led by English-speaking guides
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated 
  • Game viewing as arranged by Ivory Tree Safari Lodge
  • Services of Rangers/Trackers
  • Lion World Travel Representative Meet and Greet upon arrival


  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, etc
  • All other services not mentioned 
  • Gratuities/Tips for game rangers/trackers and tour guides/drivers
  • Costs of obtaining Passports or Visas
  • Trip Cancellation, Interruption and/or Medical Insurance
  • New Government taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases beyond our control


* Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply

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