A tour that offers every adventure traveler the experience of a lifetime with the added value of staying in comfortable accommodation along the way. The Accommodated 24 Day tour will follow a similar route to the 24 Day Camping tour but is designed for guests that want the added comfort of accommodation during the tour.
This 24 Day Accommodated tour includes exploring remote destinations in the Namib Desert, renowned national parks, gliding through the channels of the Okavango Delta and rhino tracking on foot all while spending our nights in comfortable accommodation in these pristine nature areas. One of the highlights on tour will be the night we offer a serviced camping experience in the remote Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.
The 24 Day Accommodated tours are limited to a maximum of 12 guests per vehicle.
DAY 1 – 2: CAPE TOWN
We all meet at the GREENFIRE LODGE CAPE TOWN at 13h00 to spend the afternoon exploring and visiting the sights. We have one-and-a-half days here, in which time we will hike Table Mountain, visit Cape Point, the Waterfront, Hout Bay, a wine farm, and numerous other sights. Our exact program will depend on the weather. Overnight at the GREENFIRE LODGE on the beachfront for the two nights (lunches and dinners own expense).
DAY 3: WEST COAST
We leave the Mother City behind us, and after a last view of Table Mountain from across the bay we travel north through the “Swartland” and along the West Coast into Namaqualand. In the early spring this usually barren area comes to life with the blooming of numerous desert adapted flower species. We overnight along the coast and enjoy a homemade meal. We overnight tonight at Hondehokke.
DAY 4 – 5: ORANGE RIVER
Today we cross the border into Namibia, then travel the short distance to our base on the banks of the Orange River at Felix Unite from where we begin our canoe adventure. The Orange River creates an awesome spectacle, a green ribbon winding its way through the desert and towering mountains of the Richtersveld National Park. We will spend two nights in comfortable accommodation and enjoy an extensive canoe trip on our second day here.
In the late afternoon we will return to our accommodation to relax and enjoy the surrounding beauty.
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DAY 6: FISH RIVER CANYON – NAMIB
Today we head directly to the iconic Fish River Canyon, the second largest of its kind in the world. After visiting the viewpoints and exploring the lip of the Canyon, we continue into the true Namib and will enjoy a picnic lunch on route to our final destination for today. On arrival in the late afternoon we settle in at the GREENFIRE DESERT LODGE.
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DAY 7: NAMIB DESERT
The GREENFIRE DESERT LODGE is situated on our private Nature Reserve within the Namibrand Nature Reserve and is home to numerous species of desert adapted fauna and flora. The lodge is spectacularly built against a rock outcrop between the stark mountains and the red dune-fields. During our stay here we will conduct guided walks and drives including a night drive within the reserve – allowing us to observe animals at close range.
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DAY 8: SOSSUSVLEI
A relaxed start, we travel directly to the dune fields of Sossusvlei. The last part of our journey to the dunes will be through the thick sand and for this we use an open 4 x 4 vehicle. After climbing the dunes for the spectacular view from the summit, we return to our vehicle and continue to the quirky trading post of Solitaire from where we continue into the desert where we will spend the night.
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DAY 9: DUNES – SWAKOPMUND
A short journey today, we cross the Kuiseb Canyon and the Naukluft Park toward the seaside town of Swakopmund where we will spend two nights at the GREENFIRE LODGE SWAKOPMUND. Established in 1892 the town is rich with history, culture and adventure and we will have a full day here for exploring.
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DAY 10: SWAKOPMUND
The GREENFIRE LODGE SWAKOPMUND provides the ideal location for exploring the town of Swakopmund with its beaches, markets, curio shops and huge variety of adventure options that include quad biking, sky diving, horse riding, dune boarding, and many more. The nightlife of Swakopmund is also worth experiencing. On both nights here we enjoy a restaurant meal getting the most out of the town and all it has to offer. (own expense)
DAY 11: BRANDBERG
Today we head north up the Skeleton Coast to the seal colony of Cape Cross before venturing back inland. We travel through the desert to visit the Bushman rock paintings at Brandberg. We spend the night at the foot of the mountain and hope to see the rare desert elephants on this day.
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DAY 12 – 13: ETOSHA
For an incredible wildlife experience, today we enter the Etosha National Park, and enjoy an extensive afternoon game drive. We return to our accommodation to spend the evening game viewing at the floodlit waterhole. Continuing through the reserve, we game drive across the Park to our next overnight stop in relative comfort. Our guide will take time to explain more about the sights and sounds that surround us. We will use the accommodation in the rest camps of the park on both nights.
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DAY 14: CAPRIVI
Leaving the harsh desert landscapes behind us, we travel north to the lush Caprivi area. Tonight we stay on the banks of the mighty Okavango River at Ngepi in relative comfort.
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DAY 15 – 16: OKAVANGO DELTA
A short drive today to the Pan Handle, from where we will enjoy a motor-boat trip into the heart of the Okavango Delta. Once in the Delta we continue by Mekoro – the traditional dugout canoe to our remote island. This is truly nature’s wonderland and a huge variety of wildlife will be witnessed in its natural state. We spend two nights here in true wilderness, exploring the area on foot and by mekoro.
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DAY 17: MAUN
This morning we enjoy a mekoro and boat transfer across the Pan-Handle and back to the vehicle. Then, traveling through the Kalahari we make our way to Maun and on to the DRIFTERS MAUN LODGE where we relax for the afternoon at the swimming pool.
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DAY 18: MAKGADIKGADI PANS
A relaxed start today, we will spend some time enjoying the Lodge and the swimming pool before enjoying Brunch and then venturing eastward and into the spectacular Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Besides the stark scenery, the Pans are known for their prolific birdlife and the other desert adapted animals. Without disturbing the surface, we make our way to a remote site where we spend the night in a fully serviced camp and take in the isolation and serenity of this expanse. We encourage clients to enjoy a night out under the canopy of stars. With no other lights in the area our private camping spot provides the perfect location for star gazing and our guides will take time to explain the constellations. As the stars dance above we drift away to sleep.
Should the pans be inaccessible for fully serviced camping we will make use of an alternative accommodation in the area.
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DAY 19: KASANE – VICTORIA FALLS
This morning we leave the isolation of the pans behind and travel through the Chobe forest reserves up to the mighty Chobe River and adjoining National Park where huge herds of Elephant gather at the water. After an afternoon boat cruise within the Chobe National Park we cross the border and head for Victoria Falls, to spend the next few nights in comfort at the GREENFIRE LODGE VICTORIA FALLS. One night we enjoy a “braai”.
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DAY 20: VICTORIA FALLS
This morning we awake to the “Adventure Capital of Africa” – Victoria Falls. We will have a full day here, giving us ample time to explore the Falls and to participate in the multitude of optional activities on offer, white water rafting, bungi jumping, aircraft flips etc. (An evening’s meal and lunch will be at your own expense.)
DAY 21: HWANGE
After some free time in the town, it’s back to the wilderness. We travel the short distance to Hwange, well known as one of Africa’s best conservation areas. After an extensive open vehicle drive/walk, we spend the night at our accommodation enjoying the sounds of the surrounding bush.
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DAY 22: BULAWAYO – MATOBO
Today we travel south to the wide streets of Bulawayo – Zimbabwe’s second largest city. We then continue to the Matobo area where, in the afternoon, we enjoy a tour into the National Park to view animals and track rhino through the bush on foot. Tonight our accommodation is situated among the precariously balancing boulders that this area is known for.
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DAY 23: MACHETE
Continuing south today, we cross the border back into South Africa and to our accommodation situated on a private game reserve within the Limpopo valley.
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DAY 24: JOHANNESBURG
This morning we conduct a short walk to stretch our legs before making the journey to Johannesburg. The tour ends at the GREENFIRE LODGE JOHANNESBURG in the late afternoon.
The day by day descriptions published are intended as a rough guideline only. Adventure travel by nature is unpredictable, weather patterns, game migrations, road conditions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard. Due to the nature of the tours and industry, these accommodation options are subject to change/ vary at any time. Drifters will always try our utmost best to stick to the information provided as far as possible and would find similar accommodation in the area if needs be. Please do understand if changes have to be made on tour.
Please ensure that you are in possession of valid travel documents for all the countries, (Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa) that you will visit. If you have any queries in this regard, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please ensure that you have proof of further travel arrangements if you do not have a South African passport, permanent residency permit, work permit or study permit. Although we will endeavor to assist, we do not accept any liability or obligation for your travel documents.
• Telephone number:
Botswana Consulate in Johannesburg: (011)403-3748 / 9
Zimbabwe Trade mission in Johannesburg: (011)838-2156 / 9
• Or visit:
Botswana Tourism at www.botswanatourism.co.bw
Zimbabwe Tourism at www.zimbabwetourism.net
Zimbabwe/Zambia: Please inquire from your guide about the KAZA visa obtainable at the port of entry into Zimbabwe (this Visa allows you to enter Zambia as well if you should be interested)
Make sure that your passport has at least six months’ validity from your planned date of return to your home country. Make two photocopies of valuable documents such as your passport, tickets, visas. Keep one copy with you in a separate place to the original and leave another copy with someone at home.
Please note that all guests travelling to South Africa will require two blank facing pages in their passport.
Upon arrival in any respective country we operate in, you will be able to find a Bureau de Change OR ATM Facilities at the airport or in the Town/City the tour is departing from. It is advised to bring any major world currency (US Dollar, Euro or British Pounds) in small denominations and not dated older than 2009. It is advised to get a small amount of local currency upon arrival just to get around until your tour starts.
On Tour – Please be advised that our guides will inform and show you the best places to exchange any Major World Currency with the best possible exchange rates either before your tour starts or during the course of the tour. Our guides will brief you exactly on where to exchange and roughly how much you will need to exchange after discussing possible optional activities, own expense meals or possible curio stops. Drifters trucks have safe-keeping facilities for extra cash/flight tickets/passport.
The preferred currencies per country are as follows:
• South Africa – ZAR; Rand
• Botswana – Pula
• Zimbabwe – US Dollar (it is the official currency); Rand, Pula, Euros, British pounds (at a bad exchange)
Suggested amounts for each currency:
(Without use of credit card)
• Rand : +- R 500 – R 700
• Dollar: +- $ 150 – $ 500
(With use of credit card)
• Dollar: +- $ 30 – $ 200
Credit cards can be used throughout most parts of Southern Africa but it is advised to please ensure you have enough cash for personal expenses and possible gratuities.
Please note the only lodge on this tour to receive card payment will be Greenfire Johannesburg lodge. All other lodges will ONLY receive cash payments.
Areas where you shall be able to use your credit card are as follows:
• Greenfire Cape Town and JHB Lodge for activities, food, accommodation and small extras
• Shopping in Victoria Falls and for activities
It is compulsory that all passengers make arrangements for adequate travel insurance to financially safeguard against unforeseen circumstances. If you need further information please do not hesitate to contact us. Drifters do not accept responsibility for any loss, injury, damage, accident, fatality, delay or inconvenience experienced whilst on tour. You will be required to complete and sign a full indemnity prior to your tour departure.
HEALTH PRECAUTIONS & REQUIREMENTS
The only necessary prophylaxis for Southern Africa is against Malaria (Botswana and Zimbabwe). Adequate chemo-prophylaxis are essential. Prevention is better than cure, so we do advise to also use insect repellent on exposed areas after sunset. Please consult with your general practitioner regarding this.All Drifters guides have first aid boxes for use in emergencies, however we recommend that you bring along your own basic supply of medication, headache tablets etc.
Please bring along any personal medication that you might need on your tour as specific medication could be difficult to find or might not be obtainable in most places we visit. General medication for headaches, colds and fever are easy to get.
Please also inform your guide of any medical conditions. This information will be received professionally and kept confidential.
Please note that Southern African weather conditions vary tremendously from season to season. During summer months temperatures of up to 40°C can be experienced. During the winter months of June, July and August the nights are very cold, temperatures may drop well below 0°C, although the day temperatures will be pleasant at around 20°C.
CLOTHING & PERSONAL EFFECTS
Herewith a recommended guide of what to bring along:
For walking, hiking and Safaris
Sport Shoes / Sneakers
Smaller day pack
Books (Birds, Mammals, personal reading books, Optional)
For general travelling (to keep yourself entertained on the longer drives)
Personal Reading Books
A deck of cards or something similar
Battery chargers for your personal devices (Ipods, Ipads, E-Readers, Handy’s etc)
Our vehicles are well equipped with charging facilities while driving. A Two-pin charger is perfect.
Clothing and Toiletries
Long Trousers / Tracksuit
Jersey / Jumper
Socks & Underwear
T-Shirts / Shirts
Hat or cap
Swimming Costume & Towel
Mosquito Net (Optional)
Malaria Prophylaxis (please enquire from your general Doctor at home)
Money (Sundry expenses, gratuities)
Headlamp / Flashlight / Batteries
Passport / Visas (if applicable)
*Please Note- If you wish to see Victoria Falls from the Zambian side or do any activities such as the Microlight Flight across the Falls from the Zambian side, it is advisable to get a Kaza-Visa on arrival of the Kazungula Border going into Zimbabwe. Please speak to your guide for assistance.
Luggage and Packing space on our vehicles
** Luggage should be limited to a maximum of 15kg’s. Each Drifters Traveler have their own locker on our trucks which is accessible even while driving. Backpacks, Barrelbags or Soft Suitcases are strongly advisable as your standard Hard Suitcases sometimes don’t fit into the lockers. Each locker could be locked with your personal lock (which you can also purchase from the Greenfire Johannesburg Inn upon arrival.
*** Refreshments can be purchased en-route on the first day of the tour, and at regular intervals throughout the tour.
MEALS AND REFRESHMENTS
Meals are provided as indicated in the brochure/website. We do not provide meals on the first day of your tour. We do however stop en-route; therefore it is always possible to buy something along the way. Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol are for your own expense; there is ample opportunity during the tour to buy refreshments. The guide will advise when you need to stock up for a couple of days.
A reasonable amount of personal spending money must be brought on our tours. This is to cover own expense meals as indicated in our Drifters Brochure, bottled water, soft drinks, alcohol, sundry goods purchased- such as suntan cream etc., curios, optional extra excursions, airport tax, transfers and tips.
In Africa things work a little different to the rest of the World. Tipping or gratuity, unless otherwise specified, is not included in the price you pay for services delivered. This accounts for restaurant meals, casual help and the services of the guide or guides that you will meet on your tour.
In Southern and East Africa it is classified as a common courtesy to TIP “casual help (guides)”.
This TIP is not something that is forced upon you by any means, but in many industries of tourism it is customary. It works as follows: if you believe your guide has lived up to your expectations and has performed his/her job in a way that you respect and are happy with the services rendered, an amount of R 50 per day or equivalent amount of R50 per day in any major currency per person per day would constitute a fantastic tip. Remember that this is just a guideline and is not by any means compulsory, but seen as common courtesy in Southern and East Africa.
• Table Mountain
• Orange River Canoe Trip
• Dune Climbing
• Victoria Falls National Park
• Chobe National Park Boat Cruise
• Namib Desert
• Etosha National Park
• Matobo National Park
• Okavango Delta
• Desert Night Drive
• 4×4 Trip to Sossusvlei
• Rhino Tracking on Foot
PRE and POST night accommodation can be arranged at the Greenfire Lodge Cape Town and in Johannesburg. It is advisable to overnight at the Greenfire Lodge if you have not already made alternative arrangements. Accommodation at the Greenfire Lodge can be arranged through Drifters or your travel representative. The Greenfire Cape Town Lodge is on the corner of Graham and Arthur road in Seapoint.
The Greenfire Lodge Johannesburg is located in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg – a safe residential area. The Greenfire Lodge JHB has a lovely swimming pool, restaurant, bar & shop. The Lodge is within walking distance of various shopping centers and banks. The Drifters Office is located on the same premises should you have any queries regarding your tour. Please note that we strongly advise against flying out on the day that the tour ends. Drifters will not be held responsible for missed flights on this day. We generally travel long distances and late arrivals are common.
PRE-DEPARTURE INFORMATION CAPE VIC TOUR
This trip is an accommodated tour and linen will be supplied on all nights. PLEASE NOTE: Although we still use dome tents on Day 18, Drifters will provide linen and a serviced safari experience.
Accommodation may vary from tour depending on availability but Drifters will offer the same standard on all tours.
This tour covers vast distances and is not for the faint-hearted. A valid passport is required. Seasonal malaria precautions are advised and are locally obtainable. During winter the temperature can drop very low at night, clients should be prepared for this. Our price includes transport, food, (no food kitty), coffee, tea, fruit juice at breakfast, a professional guide, group equipment, accommodation, permits and park entry fees, Vic Falls entry. The price does not include alcohol, bottled water and soft drinks, tips, curios and optional extras. Before departure clients will be required to enter into an agreement pertaining to our booking conditions and general information. Clients are required to have their own comprehensive personal travel insurance.
The 24 Day Cape Town via Victoria Falls to Johannesburg tour departs from the Greenfire Lodge Cape Town, on the corner of Graham and Arthur road in Seapoint at 13h00 on the first tour day (Thursday) and ends back on the last day (Saturday) at around 17h00 till late, border crossing dependent. Guests not staying at the Greenfire Lodge must arrive at the Lodge at 13h00 on your tour departure date.. The telephone number is +27(0)21 439 2412
ACCOMMODATION ON TOUR
Please note that linen will be provided for the duration of your tour and there is no need to bring along a sleeping bag or pillow.
• Batteries can be charged from a 220 volt source pre tour departure in Cape Town, on most nights at the lodges and every day on the truck while the truck is driving from a 12 V inverter.
• Currency exchange opportunities: Arrival at Cape Town Airport.
• Please note that Namibia accept South African Rand as the currency is 1 to 1 with SA.
• For Botswana you can exchange in Maun or at the port of entry into the country
• For Zimbabwe, it’s a multiple currency system so any major world currency is accepted (Rand, Pula, US Dollar, Euro, British Pound) although they prefer the US Dollar
• Limited Laundry facilities: Maun & Victoria Falls (Essential washing only)
• Internet facilities: Pre night in Johannesburg, Swakkopmund & in Victoria Falls
We also have a range of barrel bags for sale starting from € 50 nett per bag.
All our tours require participation from all group members. This entails assisting with the food preparation, washing of dishes and keeping the truck clean.
Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind will greatly contribute to an enjoyable safari.
We are travelling in developing countries therefore please do not expect the punctuality you have come to expect in first world countries. Things do not always run according to plan, however we do endeavor to run according to the itinerary as best as possible.
Rate: € 3495.00 per person
Start – End
19/01/2017 – 11/02/2017
23/02/2017 – 18/03/2017
23/03/2017 – 15/04/2017
27/04/2017 – 20/05/2017
25/05/2017 – 17/06/2017
29/06/2017 – 22/07/2017
27/07/2017 – 19/08/2017
07/09/2017 – 30/09/2017
05/10/2017 – 28/10/2017
26/10/2017 – 18/11/2017
30/11/2017 – 23/12/2017
CAPE TOWN and SURROUNDS
The V&A Waterfront is a major attraction in Cape Town (shuttle service to the Waterfront runs regularly from alongside the Lodge).
• Half day Township tour: District 6 and museum; Langa; Community school; Shebeen; Kayalitscha;
3 ½ hours R 515
• Robben Island: 3 ½ hours; boat ride to the Island; drive over the island; visit of the prison; boat ride back;
R 300 excluding taxi to and from Ferry departure point.
• Hop on – Hop off bus: Red route through the V&A Waterfront; City; District 6; cable way; Camps Bay; Sea Point;
2 hours non stop; R 200 for the whole day
• Hop on – Hop off bus: Blue Route to V&A Waterfront; Kirstenbosch; Hout Bay; World of birds; Camps Bay; Sea Point; R200 for the whole day
• Full day Peninsula tour: Clifton, Camps Bay, Twelve Apostles, Hout Bay, Chapmans Peak, Noordhoek, Ostrich Viewing, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Cape Point, Penguin Colony, Simons Town, Muizenberg, Constantia, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens:
R 850, Half day without Kirstenbosch R 585
• Full day Wine route: Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschoek:
R 850, Half day R 585
• Full day whale watching trip to Hermanus
R 810 (seasonal) excluding transfer to Hermanus
• Abseiling off Table Mtn:
R 700, excluding cable car tickets
• White shark diving:
R 1350 includes drive to Gansbaai; boat trip; snorkel or dive in cage; picnic lunch
• Tandem Paraglide from Lions Head:
• Helicopter flips:
Various options from R 2000 to R 3000
• Horse riding in Hout Bay:
2 hour ride R 350
• Historic walking tour through the city:
Every day from the tourist information in Burg street. R230
SWAKOPMUND and SURROUNDS
SKYDIVING (Ground Rush Adventures)
N$ 2100.00 per person
Handy Cam N$ 500.00
Extra N$ 950.00 for a professional camera man. Which includes 2 DVD’s one with still photos and the other documenting your skydive experience, from start to finish.
Pick–up and drop-off at Lodge.
This activity can be done in the morning or afternoon.
QUADBIKING (Desert Explorers)
1hr – N$ 400.00 per person
90min – N$ 500.00 per person
2hrs – N$ 600.00 per person
There are 2 options: 1) Fully automatic, 2) manual.
This activity can be done in the morning or afternoon.
SANDBOARDING (Alter Action)
Includes: Transfers, light lunch & safety gears
LIE DOWN : N$400pp
STAND UP : N$500pp
On a Snowboard adapted for sand.
Beginning on training rides, the customer first masters the basics before going onto the larger dunes where one can reach a speed of up to 80km/h. Top range equipment is supplied with excellent and experienced instructors/instructions.
Mornings only. Duration approx. 3 – 3.5 hrs
Pick-up and drop-off at Lodge.
Light lunch and drinks included.
LIVING DESERT TOURS
N$ 600.00 per person.
This tour is a half day tour. The tour takes you through the dunes where one will track and find the hidden life in the seemingly desolate but amazing landscape. One will see the small five, Palmato Gecko, Peringuey’s Adder (Sidewinder), Shovel Snouted lizard, Fitzsimons Burrowing Skink, Namaqua Chameleon as well as other desert creatures, minerals and desert plants. The tour is eco-aware, informative, interactive and fun. Endless photographic opportunities.
Mornings only. Duration: approx. 5hrs
Pick-up and drop-off at Lodge.
DOLPHIN TOUR (Ocean Adventures)
Includes: Transfers, Light lunch & cold beverages
All boats are catamaran ski-boats of various sizes with toilets on board. Passengers proceed to Pelican Point to view the Cape Fur Seals. Experience the thrill of feeding a few seals who will join the passengers on the boat. Be highly exhilarated to see dolphin’s riding the bow of the boat. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with fresh oysters and snacks. Skippers are fully qualified, comply with all Namibian Tourism and Tour operator regulations and requirements as well as being tri-lingual (English, Afrikaans and German).
Includes Scenic Ride from Swakopmund down to Walvis Bay, Lunch, safety gear, transfres..
N$ 800.00pp Adults (MINIMUM OF 2 PAX)
Includes: transfers, lunch, drinks & Equipment
N$ 1350.00pp (Boat)
N$ 1500.00pp (Shore)
Hafeni Tourism Group /Hafeni Tours and Travel
For a local Dinner and Cultural Experience in Swakkopmund, please check out this website for more information on http://hafeni-culturaltours.weebly.com/
00264 811466222/ 812773074
Includes: transfers, traditional meal & drinks
N$ 450.00 PP
INCLUDES : SPARKLING NON ALCOHOLIC CHAMPAGNE AND TRANSFERS .
MIN. 4 pax
Enjoy a 90min quad drive as the sun is setting and stop at the top of the dune to enjoy fresh oysters and non-alcoholic champagne watching Namibia’s beautiful sunsets.
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BOTSWANA and VICTORIA FALLS
Scenic flight over the Okavango Delta (Highly Recommended)
The flight prices range from between R665 – R3760, this is dependent on how many people decide to go on a flight. If you are interested inquire with your guide. (you can use Credit Or Visa cards for payment)
Village walk from our Drifters Lodge in Maun (Pula 50) -Prices may vary
• White Water Rafting – Low water – USD 150
• White Water Rafting – High water – USD 140
• Gorge Swing – USD 95
• Tandem – Gorge Swing – USD 140
• Zip line – USD 70
• Tandem – Zip line – USD 110
• Flying Fox – USD 45
• Canopy tour – USD 55
• Half Day Adrenalin (Adrenalin High wire pass) – USD 140
• Adrenalin high wire & canopy tour pass – USD 175SAFARI
• Full Day Chobe – USD 160
• Horse Riding Safari – Experienced – USD 85
• Horse Riding Safari – Novice – USD 80
• Game Drive – USD 95
• Night Drive – USD 130RIVER
• Sundowner Cruise – USD 50
• Fishing (3 Hrs) – USD 120
• Upper Zambezi Canoeing – USD 150AIR ACTIVITIES
• 12/13 Minutes Helicopter – USD 150
• Micro light Flight- USD 174
(this only happens in Zambia, and if planning to do it, it will mean you will need to acquire a dual visa when going through the border to Zimbabwe)
Choose any two of the following for only USD 305.00 and get a cruise almost free!!!
– White Water Rafting, Upper Zambezi Canoeing, Half Day Adrenalin, 12/13 Minutes Helicopter, Night Drive
Choose any one of the following plus a Chobe trip for only USD293.00
– Half Day Adrenalin, White water rafting, Upper Zambezi Canoeing, Night Drive
RAFTING + G/SWING COMBO
Book White water rafting and Gorge swing and pay USD200.00 only.
JOHANNESBURG and SURROUNDS
South of Johannesburg is Soweto, the world’s most famous township and important monument to Apartheid. A sprawling, self-sufficient home to millions, Soweto grapples with democratic change, but its spirit resonates in a plethora of shebeens. The focus on this tour is more on community projects & sustainable tourism. The Soweto Fair Tour includes: Nelson Mandela & Hector Pietersen Museums, a visit to Handiworx or the Soweto Green plus a view of Baragwaneth Hospital and an informal settlement. Also included is a cycle tour from Phomolong & visit a day care centre (also available without cycling).
From R590 per person for 3 hoursYou can also do a cycle tour of Soweto – pricing depends on the time you cycle for.
JOBURG CITY TOUR
The tour includes a panoramic view of the city, a drive within the business district, visit to traditional African shops, the bohemian Hillbrow and Museum Africa in Newton, the cultural district of Johannesburg. Extend to 8 hours & include Constitution Hill, SAB World of Beer & more.
From R590 per person for 3 hours
SOWETO & JOHANNESBURG COMBO
Combining the Soweto & Johannesburg City tours will give you a great overview of the area.
From R850 for 5 hours
The path through the museum leads you on a journey beginning with segregation, the cornerstone of apartheid. It takes you back through the history of the myriad cultures converging during the pre-apartheid era. Through the years of race classification, the 150 acts of apartheid, detentions and the oppression of the nationalist regime. Examine the rise of black consciousness, the armed struggle & finally witness the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years of imprisonment which finally led to the final negotiations for peace. The Apartheid Museum experience is one of upliftment and liberation both personally & socially and leaves each visitor with a feeling of hope for the future, unburdened by the ills of the past.
Duration: 3 hours R550
CRADLE OF HUMANKIND
The tour visits both the Sterkfontein caves, where the oldest hominid fossils (dating back to over 3 million years) in the world were found & Maropeng where you can experience the fascinating, interactive representations of the origin of Earth & all that lives on our unique planet. Interesting to both adults & children alike, this is a must visit on anyone passing through Gauteng’s itinerary!
Duration: 4 hours R990
PRETORIA CITY TOUR
Pretoria generates a multicultural energy from a harmonious blend of traditions, culture and architecture. Pretoria has historic value extending to that of the British Empire and Apartheid. The tour includes the either the Voortrekker Monument or Freedom Square, the Union Buildings, Kruger House, Church Square, Mirramen Hindu Temple and thousands of Jacaranda trees. Extend to 8 hours and include both the Voortrekker Monument & Freedom Square as well as the Transvaal Museum. Lunch in Pretoria
Duration: 4 ½ hours R850
Duration: 8 hours for the extended tour, incl. lunch R1500
Optional Activities can be booked on arrival. No bookings are made in advance.
Rates are subject to change without notice
Activities are subject to availability
Activities are weather dependent
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