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Safari and Lion Encounter in Kruger Nationalpark, South Africa

Kruger National Park

Observe wildlife in its natural habitat
Safari at Narina Lodge, Lion Sands Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Dining under the Stars

Enjoy a romantic dinner under the African night lit sky at Narina Lodge
Beachholiday at Thonga Beach Lodge, iSimangaliso, South Africa

Thonga Beach Lodge

Relax in the dunes of iSimangaliso
Game Walks (Bush walks) at Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Close to Nature

Experience wildlife first hand during a game walk at Phinda Private Game Reserve
Phinda Forest Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Luxurious Living

Some luxury in the middle of the bush - Phinda Forest Lodge

Luxurious Big 5 Safari South Africa

Duration
12 Nights/ 13 Days

Price From
USD 5,700 per person without international flights

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Your Experience

This luxurious Big 5 Safari in South Africa offers you breathtaking safari experiences. Imagine your own private haven where you fall asleep under the African starry sky. Listen to the lion’s roar in the distance from the comfort of your exclusive tree house. The Lion Sands Game Reserve at South Africa’s prime safari destination Kruger National Park is a superb safari destination. Cosmopolitan Durban surprises you with spicy curries and colorful scent-filled markets. Your Big 5 Safari continues in the award-winning Phinda Game Reserve. At the end of your Big 5 Safari, you relax at the place of miracle: iSimangaliso. Swim with dolphins. Stroll along remote beaches. It is the ideal place for some privacy.  This Big 5 Safari is a fabulous holiday.

Your Accommodation

Lion Sands Narina Lodge
Kruger National Park
Oyster Box
Durban
Phinda Forest Lodge
Phinda Nature Reserve
Thonga Beach Lodge
iSimangaliso
Oyster Box
Durban

Itinerary Summary

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – 3 NIGHTS

You start your Big 5 Safari in South Africa’s prime safari destination: Kruger National Park. The Lion Sands Narina Lodge offers superb guiding. You have a very authentic and exclusive safari experience. Here you can off-road, far away from the crowds and self-drivers which are prominent in the public part of Kruger National Park. After an eventful safari day, enjoy breath-taking views from your private deck. Watch the wildlife wandering along the banks of the Sabie River. Dine under the stars. The icing on the cake is one night at Chalkley Treehouse; you can’t feel closer to nature…

DURBAN– 2 NIGHTS

Do you love dolphins and seals? Would you like to have an up close experience with sharks? Through the safety of large glass windows though. Then head to uShaka Marine World. Explore buzzing Durban characterized by grandiose colonial buildings and fascinating art deco architecture. The view from Moses Mabhida Stadium is amazing. Oyster Box is in a superb location. Directly at Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse. Enjoy fine dining, a refreshing cocktail or some pampering in the spa.

PHINDA NATURE RESERVE – 3 NIGHTS

Your Big 5 Safari continues in the award-winning Phinda Game Reserve. Phinda offers an exclusive bush and beach combination. Phinda means ‘the return’ in Zulu and makes reference to the re-introduction of game in Africa. On your game drives you have the chance to discover lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard, giraffe and other big game. You can also track rhinos with an experienced guide. Discover the KwaZulu-Natal coastline on a scuba dive safari. Swim with dolphins or just relax at one of the fabulous beaches.

ISIMANGALISO – 3 NIGHTS

iSimangaliso means ‘miracle’. Given its extraordinary beauty, it’s the perfect word for this Unesco World Heritage Site. It has one of the most unspoiled wilderness beaches left on the African continent. Explore this wonderland of five distinct ecosystems on guided walks, sundowners at Lake Sibya, scuba diving excursions or with your snorkeling gear. Loggerhead and leatherback turtles nest along the park’s shores. Whales and dolphins appear offshore. And numerous animals, including antelopes, hippos and zebras occupy the park – simply miraculous.

DURBAN – 1 NIGHT

Do you love dolphins and seals? Would you like to have an up close experience with sharks? Through the safety of large glass windows though. Then head to uShaka Marine World. Explore buzzing Durban characterized by grandiose colonial buildings and fascinating art deco architecture. The view from Moses Mabhida Stadium is amazing. Oyster Box is in a superb location. Directly at Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse. Enjoy fine dining, a refreshing cocktail or some pampering in the spa.

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Any aspect of this trip can be altered to your specific requirements.

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