South African Sun & Safari

From £2,129
Duration 10 Days
Departures from Feb 2021 - Mar 2021
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From £2,129
Duration 10 Days
Departures from Feb 2021 - Mar 2021
Tour Overview

​From your beachside hotel, you can begin to discover South Africa's many wonders, starting with a thrilling safari in Tala Game Reserve.

  • Relax & Discover
  • All Inclusive
  • Flight Choices
  • Max Group Size 25

Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Specialist Local Guide
  • Return flights from Heathrow with South African Airlines
  • Dedicated Just You representative to greet you at all UK airports
  • Use of an airport lounge in the UK
  • 7 nights all-inclusive in a 3-star hotel plus 2 nights in flight
  • 21 meals: 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners & selected drinks from 11am to 11pm, including a welcome drink & dinner & farewell dinner
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation & porterage

Included Holiday Highlights

  • ​Tala Game Reserve including lunch
  • Visit to a local community​
  • Traditional South African "braai"

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Durban

​Depart on your flight to Durban.

Day 2 Scottburgh

Our base for the next 7 nights is in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Flanked by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean to the east and soaring peaks to the west, the area is steeped in Zulu tradition and boasts incredible landscapes, thrilling wildlife and golden beaches.

After time to settle in at our hotel we'll gather for a welcome drink and dinner.

Meals included: D

Day 3 Tala Game Reserve

​After breakfast we'll set off on a thrilling full-day excursion to the Tala Private Game Reserve, located in the hills close to the city of Durban. In the company of an experienced guide we'll look out for wildlife including rhino, hippo, zebra, giraffe and antelope. The reserve is also home to more than 380 different species of bird. Lunch will be served in a restaurant overlooking the bush. ​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Malangeni & Pennington

​On today's visit to a local community, we'll meet the members of a women's sewing project and tour a cookery school and computer learning centre. These projects are run as part of the South African Social Upliftment scheme to redress past inequalities and increase the quality of life for local people.

This afternoon you are free to enjoy the hotel's superb facilities. Perhaps take a dip in the swimming pool. 

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 5 Scottsburgh - at Leisure

​If you want to explore a little further afield, we offer an array of optional excursions. Wildlife lovers might also choose to experience an overnight stay at the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, which is renowned for its role in rhino conservation. This optional excursion includes one night's accommodation, a cruise along the estuary and an open-vehicle game drive.​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 6 Scottburgh - at Leisure

​Those that have chosen the overnight stay at Hluhluwe Game Reserve will return to the hotel. If you have chosen to stay at the Blue Marlin, we offer an optional excursion to Oribi Gorge, a million-year-old canyon cut by the Umzinkulwana River. The gorge is around 400 metres deep and up to about 4 kilometres wide.​​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 7 Scottburgh - at Leisure

​Enjoy a day at leisure or join an optional excursion to Sani Pass, where you will enjoy a 4x4 tour through the mountains to Lesotho.​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 8 Scottburgh - at Leisure

We've left your final day free, so you can relax and enjoy the facilities at your hotel. Alternatively, choose one of our optional excursions. You could visit Durban and discover highlights including the Old City, the Indian Spice Market and the Botanical Gardens, or head to the TC Robertson Nature Reserve, which lies on the edge of Scottburgh. Home to around 180 species of birds, we'll take a walk through the reserve before returning to the hotel.
This evening, we'll share our stories and experiences when we gather as a group for a farewell South African braai. ​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 9 Durban - UK

​Today we transfer to the airport for our flight back to the UK via Johannesburg.​

Meals included: B,L

Day 10 Arrive in UK

​Arrive in the UK today.

Additional Information

​Scottburgh Beach add-on

7 nights

Why not extend your holiday with a further 7-night stay at the Blue Marlin Resort. Spend your days relaxing on the sandy beach or soaking up the sun on a lounger by the pool. If you can tear yourself away, we include excursions to a Zulu village and crocodile conservation centre.

Please note: A Tour Manager will not accompany you on this extension but a local representative will be available to provide any assistance you may require. Please speak to one of our Holiday Advisors for more information.

Accommodation

Blue Marlin Resort

Set in sub-tropical gardens overlooking Scottburgh Beach, your hotel boasts facilities including a restaurant and an open bar from 11am to 11pm, including local wine, beer, some soft drinks, some local spirits, tea and coffee. Additional facilities are a lounge/bar, swimming pool, pool bar, beauty salon, games room, and PADI scuba academy. The hotel put on nightly entertainment to enjoy, such as live music, themed evenings, quizzes and cabaret. Guest rooms have private facilities, ceiling fans, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

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