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February 14 – March 5, 2023
20 days
Pricing from Toronto
$12,619 - $14,779*
Pricing from Winnipeg
$12,819 - $14,979**
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Beauty and adventure combine beneath a golden sun on this all-encompassing South African extravaganza. Safari adventures, a coastal cruise and city explorations take you from misty mountains to grassy plains. Take a walking tour and experience the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. Stay and safari at the Madikwe Private Game Reserve, home to the big five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and African buffalo) and endangered African wild dogs. Board the luxurious Azamara Journey® for a 12-night cruise around the tip of South Africa, with port stops all the way to Mozambique. Explore artsy markets, traditional homelands, animal sanctuaries and historic architecture—all with alluring Indian Ocean views. Back in Cape Town, indulge in a foodie walking tour and take the Cableway to the top of the iconic Table Mountain.

CAA Member-exclusive benefits:

  • $25 CAD Beverage card†
  • 1 Bottle of champagne‡
  • $100 USD Shipboard credit‡
  • 50 CAA Dollars®^
  • 25% savings on CAA Travel Insurance◊

Daily itinerary.

Day 1

Depart Toronto or Winnipeg for your overnight flight to Johannesburg.

Day 2

Johannesburg – Upon arrival, meet your tour guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel with the remainder of the evening at your leisure.

Day 3

Johannesburg – After breakfast, depart for a walking tour of Soweto and see various landmarks around the township ending with a visit to the Apartheid Museum. This evening will be your Extraordinary Experience:a private storytelling experience combined with a delicious three course dinner. B/L/D

Day 4

Madikwe Game Reserve – Following breakfast, transfer by luxury motor coach to Madikwe Private Game Reserve. Enjoy a delicious welcome lunch upon arrival. The remainder of the day and evening will be as per the lodge program. B/L/D

Day 5

Madikwe Game Reserve – Experience an adventure-filled day at Madikwe Safari. Rise with the sun for an early morning game drive then return to the lodge for a leisurely breakfast. Your afternoon game drive ends with a delicious bush dinner before returning to the lodge. B/L/D

Day 6

Cape Town – One more early wakeup call for your final game drive before you head back to Johannesburg and fly to Cape Town. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Meet back in the evening for a group dinner. B/D

Day 7

Cape Town – After breakfast, transfer to the Cape Town Cruise Terminal and board the Azamara Journey® for a 12-night South Africa Intensive Cruise. B

Day 8

At sea

Day 9

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Day 10

East London, South Africa

Day 11

At sea

Day 12

Maputo, Mozambique

Day 13

Richards Bay, South Africa

Day 14

Durban, South Africa

Day 15

At sea

Day 16

At sea

Day 17

Cape Town, South Africa

Day 18

Cape Town, South Africa

Day 19

Cape Town – Disembark ship and explore Cape Town on a foodie walking tour, followed by a visit to Table Mountain. Ascend by Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, witnessing spectacular views. Return to the hotel to refresh and relax in your day room before you transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight home to Toronto or Winnipeg. L

Day 20

Arrive back in Canada.

B - Breakfast | L - Lunch | D - Dinner

Explore the Best of South Africa

Embark on a memorable South African adventure complete with a safari, a South Africa Intensive Cruise and city highlights from Cape Town to Mozambique.

Package includes:

Travel accessories
  • Return airfare from Toronto or Winnipeg to Johannesburg and return from Cape Town to Toronto or Winnipeg
  • Airfare from Johannesburg to Cape Town
  • Pre-cruise tour:
    • 2-night stay in deluxe-class accommodation in Johannesburg
    • 2-night stay in first-class accommodation in Madikwe Private Game Reserve
    • 1-night stay in first-class accommodation in Cape Town
    • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
    • Land transportation via luxury motor coach
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
    • Multiple game drives at Madikwe Private Game Reserve
  • 12-night South African Intensive cruise on-board the Azamara Journey®
  • Onboard meals and entertainment as per cruise itinerary
  • Post-cruise tour:
    • Day room in first-class accommodation in Cape Town
    • 1 lunch
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking tourist guide throughout
  • Hotel porterage of 1 suitcase per person
  • Destination transfers

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