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Wildlife & Safari

Wildlife & Safari

Price From: 265 USD

Overview

Operator: SaltyCrax

Price From:  265 USD

Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50

Fitness Needs: Light Impact

Program duration: 2 days

For those short on time, this 2-day wildlife & safari adventure is perfect! Enjoy these two action-filled days, packed to the brim with experiences that don’t break the bank!

Starting off in Cape Town, you’ll make your way to Oudtshoorn stopping along the way to take in game drives and other safari experiences. Your first stop you’ll have the opportunity to explore a private game reserve, watching for giraffe, lion, elephants, zebra, rhinos and more. You’ll be transported by a professional game ranger, who will share with you his vast knowledge of the plants and animals of the region. 

Moving on you’ll explore the Garden Route on foot on a bush walk safari. The ranger will track wildlife, teaching you all about the medicinal plants found here. 

After arriving in Oudtshoorn, you’ll embark on your second day’s adventures. Starting off the day with a game drive searching for iconic wildlife life buffalo, rhino, springbok, giraffe and wildebeest as they go about their days in the wild. In the distance, you’ll spot the Swartberg Mountains, a stunning backdrop. 

While the next activity is optional, you won’t want to miss it. Here’s your chance to walk alongside 3 rescued elephants. The experience is absolutely surreal, and will leave you having learned so much about these incredibly intelligent animals. 

Finish your tour with a drive along Route 62, one of the most beautiful and famous drives in South Africa. 

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn

Arriving in the morning to Cape Town, you'll be picked up from the airport. On the way to Oudtshoorn, you'll embark on a 4x4 Safari. Watch for giraffe, rhino, lion, zebra, elephant, wildebeest, and much more!

Learn about the local wildlife and explore the incredible landscapes of the Garden Route. Following a ranger, you'll also learn about some of the local medicinal plants. 

Travelling on, you'll pass through the plains and cliffs on your way to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.

Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Cape Town

Today is all about animals, exploration and landscapes. Get an early start with a game drive through the African Bush. Keep a keen eye out for buffalo, springbok, rhino, giraffe and more! With the Swartberg Mountains as your backdrop, you'll feel like you're in an animal documentary!

Head out on an Elephant Bush Walk, a very surreal experience. You'll walk alongside 3 elephants that have been rescued. As you move through their natural habitat, you'll learn so much more about these charismatic, intelligent animals. 

Travelling along the scenic Route 62, you'll wind through the country, mountains, vineyards, orchards before reaching the Cape Town metropolis this evening. 

Country Fast Facts

Country Fast Facts

South Africa

FlagFlag_of_South_Africa.svg
Continent: Africa
Official Language(s) 11 - Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, English, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
Capital:No official capital. Three branches of government split between Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein
Population 54,956,900 (2015)
Climate(s)Desert (Warm/Cold), Semi-arid (Warm/Cold), Mediterranean (Warm/Temperate), Humid Subtropical, Oceanic (Subtropical/Warm/Temperate)
Major Airport(s):Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB), Durban (DUR)
Economic Driver(s):Mining, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism

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