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33 Day South Africa RV Safari

 

 

Start Date Feb 13, 2023
End Date Mar 17, 2023
2 Other Dates
 
 
The ultimate guided RV tour on anyone’s bucket list–South Africa, promises sweeping vistas, vibrant townscapes & exotic wildlife. Guided safari drives will introduce you to the Big 5 in their natural habitat and you’ll see one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World: Victoria Falls. Book today and enjoy your stress-free RV travel through South Africa.
  • 22 Camping Nights
  • 67 Events & Meals
PRICE* $12,950
DRIVING MILES 2442
DAYS 33
*Per person, based on 2 guests in RV
MONTHLY PAYMENTS AVAILABLE!
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  • Highlights
  • Daily Itinerary
  • What's Included
  • Dates & Prices
  • Travel Insurance
  • Activity Level
  • Personalization Options
  • Traveler Reviews & Stories

Highlights


Fully Equipped & Insured RV Rental

Roundtrip Airfare from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Guided Safari Drives & Private Game Reserves

"Big 5" in Natural Habitat – Elephant, Lion, Cape Buffalo, Leopard & Rhinoceros

Visit 9 National Parks

Kruger National Park – 2 Nights at 5-Star Safari Lodge, 2 Nights Skukuza RV Camp

Interactive Elephant Sundowner Experience

Ostrich Farm Guided Tour

St. Lucia Cruise – Hippos, Birds & Crocodiles

Robben Island Guided Tour; Nelson Mandela's Apartheid Museum

South African Wine Tasting Social

Boulders Rock Penguin Colony

Botswana Safari with Lunch

Victoria Falls – 3 Nights Luxury Resort

Zambezi River – Sunset Cruise

Local Shakaland Zulu Villages

South African Mechanic

South African Cell Phone

Wild Card National Park Pass




Daily Itinerary

The ultimate in anyone’s bucket list, South Africa promises sweeping vistas, local customs and vibrant townscapes – all dotted with artisan shops and tempting eateries. Thrilling safari drives with professional guides will introduce you to the ‘Big Five’ (African elephant, rhinoceros, African lion, Cape buffalo and African leopard) in their natural, protected habitat. To make this impressive vacation even more enjoyable, we have chartered a Victoria Falls Sunset Cruise and a Botswana Safari with lunch. Our exceptional package also includes round-trip airfare from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls as well as hotel.

  • 2442 Driving Miles
  • 136 Avg Miles Per Travel Day

  • Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel [3 Nights]
  • Wild Card National Park Passes
  • Welcome Orientation & Get Acquainted Party
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel
  • First Class Luxury Accommodations - Includes Daily Breakfast
  • Cape Point/Hope and take the Funicular, Bo-kaap Neighborhood and Boulders Rock Penguin Colony
  • Cape Point Nature Reserve which is a mountainous and scenic landform
  • Southern Sun Waterfront Hotel
  • Robben Island Guided Tour - Learn about Nelson Mandela’s remarkable legacy
  • Lunch at The Harbor in Cape Town

  • Pick Up Motorhomes
  • Grocery Stop at Local Market for Supplies

  • Cape Agulhas Lighthouse- It was the third lighthouse to be built in South Africa, and the second-oldest still operating
  • South African Wine Tasting Social


  • EN-ROUTE - Ostrich Farm Guided Tour and Lunch-Get up close and personal with the ostriches and learn all there is to know about them.
  • EN-ROUTE - Cango Caves Guided Tour

  • Interactive Elephant Sunrise Elephant Walk with Picnic Breakfast-the largest domesticated matriarchal herd in the country.
  • Picnic Breakfast Baskets
  • OPTIONAL-Visit Storms River Suspension Bridge- spans 77 metres and remains one of the most popular tourist attractions of the Tsitsikamma region of the Eastern Cape

  • EN-ROUTE - The Big Tree-is the largest baobab tree in South Africa
  • Self Game Drive
  • Schotia Game Reserve Safari-with over 40 mammal species and approximately 2000 animals , can offer consistently good game viewing
  • Guided Safari Tour - Lion Viewing
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Boma Dinner
  • Morning Guided Game Drive

  • Scenic Countryside Drive
  • OPTIONAL - Visit Gariep Dam- known for its quiet and relaxed atmosphere fresh air and beautiful stars at night.


  • Sandstone Cliffs - Nature Walk
  • Basotho Cultural Centre-experience authentic hospitality and learn about traditional arts, crafts and ways of life of the Basotho people.

  • EN-ROUTE - Nelson Mandela's Apartheid Museum-Experience the gifts and artefacts and audio-visual material of Nelson Mandela.

  • Queensburgh Caravan Resort
  • EN-ROUTE-Howick Falls-The waterfall is approximately 95 m in height and lies on the Umgeni River.
  • Zulu Cultural Dancers
  • Local Dinner
  • Private Transportation

  • EN-ROUTE - Imfolozi National Park for Game Viewing- Famous for being the best place to view the endangered black and white rhino

  • EN-ROUTE-St Lucia Cruise - Home to 800 Hippo's and approximately 1000 Nile Crocodiles not to mention the abundance of Bird-life.
  • EN-ROUTE - Hluhluwe National Park for Big Game and Exotic Birds-The oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa. Still Wild, With 96000 Hectares of Wilderness Awaiting you.
  • Breakfast Aboard Cruise
  • South African Meal Experience

  • Local Crafts at Mlilwane Game Park
  • OPTIONAL-Swazi Candles
  • Potjie Dinner and Swazi Dancers

  • Luxury accommodations at Buhala lodge - all meals included (3 nights)
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Sundowner Guided Game Drive
  • Morning Guided Game Drive
  • Evening Guided Game Drive
  • Self Game Drive - Skukuza

  • Overnight stop in the Agricultural Region of Bronkhorstspruit

  • EN-ROUTE - Intimate Walk with Lions & Lunch
  • OPTIONAL - Balloon Ride
  • OPTIONAL - Quad biking in Pilanesburg National Park

  • Hotel Accommodations --O.R Tambo International Airport[1 Night] - Includes Breakfast
  • Return Motorhomes

  • Flight to Zambia
  • Zambezi River - Sunset Cruise-time to see active wildlife Experience cooler temperatures in the early evening
  • Victoria Falls Luxury Resort Accommodations - Includes Daily Breakfast (3 nights)
  • Chobe National Park
  • Botswana Safari and Lunch
  • Guided Tour: Victoria Falls & Local Village
  • Farewell Dinner

  • Return Flight to Johannesburg



What's Included

33 Day South Africa RV Safari (33OSAP-021323) Image - What's Included
 

We want to make your RV Vacation as stress-free and as enjoyable as possible, so we take care of all the planning and reservations for you. Once your vacation is booked, all you need to do is show up in your RV and enjoy these inclusive benefits:

  • 22 Nights of RV Camping Fees
  • 67 Events & Meals
  • 7 Deluxe Hotel Nights
  • Professionally Planned Route and Itinerary specifically prepared for 33 Day South Africa RV Safari
  • Transportation Provided for Most Included Activities
  • Expert Guides – WagonMasters and TailGunners*
  • 33 Day South Africa RV Safari's Detailed Trip Log with Turn-by-Turn Directions, Fuel Stops & Popular Landmarks
  • Regular Briefings and Travel Tips Report from WagonMasters
  • Pre-Trip Information Packet & Vehicle Checklist
  • Special Socials & Get-Togethers
  • Gratuities for Included Meals, Bus Drivers & Special Guides
  • In-Country Flights
  • All Hotel/Airport Transfers
  • Fully Equipped 4-Berth RV Rental with Unlimited Mileage, Vehicle Insurance & GPS
  • Travel Visa for Destination Country
  • Intercontinental Flights and Ferry Service as Outlined in Itinerary
  • Please note: Flights to/from the USA are NOT included. Many of our guests enjoy arriving early or extending their trip once the Caravan is over, so we want to give you the freedom to do so. We’ve also found that guests prefer traveling on specific airlines, flying at certain times of the day or booking their flights with frequent traveler miles. We want to give you the ultimate freedom to fully maximize your vacation.
  • South Africa Cellular Phone
  • Local Mechanic to Follow Caravan
  • Wild Card National Park Pass
  • Customer Appreciation Gift: Tote, Hat, and Tour Pin
  • Frequent Traveler Rewards Program includes $100.00 in Future Travel Credits

 

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. We’ll give you time to independently explore and have the freedom to choose the stops along the route that interest you. Additionally, our Travel Ambassadors are there to assist you with optional activities in the area that are not included in the itinerary to make the most of your vacation.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Departure Dates


2023 Feb 13
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2024 Feb 12
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Pricing & Payment Options

$12,950 Per Person

$20,395.00

$10,995.00

 

Our exclusive, interest-free, monthly payment plan to budget your vacation. Your first monthly payment secures your reservation.

  • Monthly Payment*
  • 0 Monthly Payments
  • Balance Due
  • Monthly Payments are NOT available at this time.

A tour deposit of 15% and the $89.00 non-refundable processing fee confirms your reservation. Final balance due 120 days prior to departure.

  • $3,974.00 USD 15% Deposit*
  • $21,926.00 USD Final Balance*
  • 10/16/2022 Balance Due
  • 15% Deposit option is available at this time.

If your original tour cost is more than $1,500 and choose to pay your final balance by check, you will receive a discount according to the schedule below:

Original Tour Cost

  • $1,500 - $5,000
  • $5,001 - $7,500
  • $7,501 - $10,000
  • $10,001 - $15,000
  • $15,001 - $20,000
  • $20,001 - $25,000
  • $25,001 and up

Discount

  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • $250
  • $300
  • $400
  • $500

Ways to Save

Take advantage of these special offers to maximize the value of your next RV adventure!

Payment Options
We have various payment options, some of which offer deep discounts. Plus, we offer an interest-free, monthly payment plan to help you budget your vacation. Read More>>
Exclusive Travel Partners
We’re proud to be the official travel partner of some of the largest RV clubs and manufacturers in the world, which allow us to offer discounts to their members and customers. Read More>>
Frequent Traveler Credits
We appreciate you traveling with us, so we want to reward you with instant credit back on every tour you take. The more you travel, the greater the rewards! Read More>>
Refer & Earn
Receive future travel credits for each new customer you refer to us. Plus, learn how referrals can also increase your Lifetime Loyalty Rewards! Read More>>
Special Offers
By joining our email list, you’ll stay up to date on the latest tours and offers. Be in the know for any additional discounts to help you save even more! Read More>>
Exclusive Price Guarantee
Once you make your deposit, we guarantee the price! If our suppliers increase their prices, you won’t be stuck with any additional costs for your trip. Read More>>

Protect Your Travel Investment with Trip Cancellation Insurance

RV travel is fun and exciting, but the unexpected can happen. Losing the cost of a trip due to cancellation or an unexpected medical emergency during your trip can add the expense of physicians, hospitalization or a medical evacuation, all which can be overwhelming.

During these uncertain times created by COVID-19, travelers want to move about with confidence and peace of mind that comes from protecting both their health and finances.There are NO infectious disease exclusions - meaning that COVID-19 is covered as any other illness.

Travel MedEvac provides a suite of insurance options for all styles of travel. Additional benefits are available when you purchase COMPREHENSIVE TRIP CANCELLATION (Safe Travels First Class Plan), such as optional Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage when purchased within 10 days of booking your tour. Plans cover both domestic and international travel.

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Activity Level - ACTIVE

Group Size

  • This trip has a group size up to 16 rigs plus WagonMasters and TailGunners* exclusive to 33 Day South Africa RV Safari

Pacing

  • 2442 Driving Miles
  • 136 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
  • 33 days, with 22 camping nights including 67 events & meals

Physical Requirements

  • Activity of 1 to 3 hours of low impact, physical movement (walking, stairs, paths while on excursions). May include walking on uneven or unpaved surfaces. Stairs are likely – good health is recommended.



    Tours require that you are responsible for yourself and your ability to get on and off all Transportation Services.



    Activity Ratings are intended to provide information for those who do not use mobility devices.



    If you require a mobility device, please be aware that guests must travel with a companion that is responsible for loading, unloading and securing their device on all excursions.



    Guests with mobility challenges and walking limitations may not be able to participate in all activities.

  • No scooters are allowed on this tour

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Personalization Options

More than ever, our guests are spending more time on the road and are excited to make the most out of their vacation. By choosing from the 147 pre- and post-trip extensions that we offer, or adding on optional activities to the itinerary, there are many ways you can personalize your experience to make it the vacation of your dreams.

Many Guests Choose Pre- or Post-Trip Extensions

Chances are, you’re traveling quite far to join us on one of our tours. Why not make the most of it with pre- and post-trip extensions? By adding on another tour, it will give you the opportunity to extend your vacation and maximize your time in the geographical region. On this 33 Day South Africa RV Safari trip, you will have no pre- or post trip extensions; however, we have 147 trips we offer that do.

Maximize Your Time in the Area

Consider building in extra time for yourself in Cape Town, SA (Rally Point) or Johannesburg, SA (End Place) to relax and get adjusted or give yourself time to explore on your own before or after your 33 Day South Africa RV Safari trip. Extending the length of your stay can truly make your trip everything you’ve ever dreamed about and give you the opportunity to enjoy more of what each destination has to offer.

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. With their unmatched understanding of the area and commitment to enriching your travel experiences, your WagonMasters will be there to help you choose and schedule the best optional activities that aren’t included in the itinerary. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 33 Day South Africa RV Safari. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 33 Day South Africa RV Safari trip:


    • On Day 4Grocery Stop at Local Market for Supplies

    • On Day 4 - Local Dinner

    • On Day 9-Visit Storms River Suspension Bridge- spans 77 metres and remains one of the most popular tourist attractions of the Tsitsikamma region of the Eastern Cape

    • On Day 13 - Visit Gariep Dam- known for its quiet and relaxed atmosphere fresh air and beautiful stars at night.

    • On Day 21-Swazi Candles

    • On Day 28 - Balloon Ride

    • On Day 28 - Quad biking in Pilanesburg National Park




  • Intercontinental Flights and Ferry Service as Outlined in Itinerary
  • Please note: Flights to/from the USA are NOT included. Many of our guests enjoy arriving early or extending their trip once the Caravan is over, so we want to give you the freedom to do so. We’ve also found that guests prefer traveling on specific airlines, flying at certain times of the day or booking their flights with frequent traveler miles. We want to give you the ultimate freedom to fully maximize your vacation.
  • In-Country Flights
  • All Hotel/Airport Transfers

Traveler Reviews & Stories

There’s no better way to learn what a trip is like than from the firsthand experiences of your fellow travelers. Our Traveler Reviews are the real deal—unbiased and unedited—giving you an honest appraisal of the experiences that await you on this trip.