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Spectacular South Africa

Fly Away Trip
Trip Details
Date : Thursday 4/10 -Wednesday 4/23
Destination : • South Africa
Cost : $5,649 pp (double); $6,649 pp (single) Book now and save $150 per person!

Experience a harmony of intriguing cultures, stunning wildlife, lush wine lands, and elaborate history on Bellair Tour’s Spectacular South Africa fly-away trip!

Highlights of this 14-day tour include Johannesburg, Soweto, Panoramic Route, Kruger National Park, Safari Game Drives, Garden Route, Knysna, Featherbed Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch, Wine Tasting & Dinner, Cape Town, Table Mountain and much more!

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*This tour is operated in partnership with COLLETTE

PRICING** – $5,649 pp (double), $6,649 (single); price is guaranteed once deposit is received and booking confirmed. Your price is not subject to to increase after the deposit is received and booking confirmed, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees.

  • A deposit of $698 per person is due upon reservation.
  • Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Reservations made after the deposit due date of October 4, 2024 are based on availability.
  • Final payment in full is due Sunday, Feb. 9, 2025.
  • Deposits are refundable up until Friday, Oct. 11, 2024.

**Book now and save $150 per person. Bookings made after October 11, please call for rates.

THIS FLY-AWAY TOUR WILL SELL OUT, SO SIGN UP TODAY!

For more info, and to sign up, call 360-543-9379 or email Lori@airporter.com. Or, click here for more details on this tour as well as extensions and options for this tour.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Round-trip shuttle service to Sea-Tac Airport
  • Round-trip airfare from Sea-Tac Airport to Johannesburg
  • Air taxes/fees/surcharges
  • Hotels
  • 25 meals -12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • And more

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Optional cancelation Waiver & Insurance of $599
  • Tips for guides / staff
  • All other items not specifically mentioned

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ITINERARY AT-A-GLANCE

DAY 1 – Thursday, April 10, 2025 – OVERNIGHT FLIGHT

One country with a world of treasures, South Africa awaits your arrival. Breathtaking mountain scenery, winding coastlines, remarkable cultural diversity, and abundant wildlife in its natural habitat comprise this incredible experience. This day we’ll take an overnight flight from Sea-Tac Airport to South Africa.

DAY 2 – Friday, April 11, 2025 – SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA – TOUR BEGINS

You journey begins in Sandton, a city established in 1969. Famous for its rich veins of gold and other valuable minerals, it is now the bustling cosmopolitan center for great Johannesburg.

DAY 3 – Saturday, April 12, 2025 – SANDTON -SOWETO – SANDTON

Today, have some time to ponder history at Liliesleaf, the former center of the liberation movement and the site of the police raid that lead to Nelson Mandela’s lifetime prison sentence. Following this, a guided tour of Soweto – Sowest West Township – showcases luxurious mansions and informal settlements as you learn about the historical significance of the area. Experience the regional lifestyle when joining locals for lunch at a nearby Shebeen, a house tavern. This afternoon, visit the Apartheid Museum commemorating the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa. Gather this evening with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

DAY 4 – Sunday, April 13, 2025 – SANDTON – PANORAMIC ROUTE – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Travel through the spectacular Northern Drakensburg Mountain Range en route to Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa. Scenic wonders surround you as you pass through the Blyde River Canyon, made mostly of red sandstone, and known as one of Africa’s greatest natural wonders. Along this magnificent route, stop at God’s Window and stand at what seems like the edge of creation. On clear days, you can see as far as Mozambique. This evening, enjoy a traditional Boma dinner where you may sample some local game meat!
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EXPERIENCE IT! KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Imagine it: nearly five million acres of protected game reserve spread over the plains of South Africa. The Big 5 – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhino – roaming free. More than 300 types of trees rise skyward and over 500 species of birds call this natural wonderland home. This is Kruger National Park – one of the largests game reserves on the continent of Africa. With two game drives in open-air vehicles, view the Big 5 while a local expert offers insight into these fascinating animals. Keep an eye out for an impala, zebra, or giraffe as well. Unwind during a picnic lunch as Kruger National Park sets an unforgettable backdrop. This is sure to be a highlight of your wilderness adventure.
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DAY 5 – Monday, April 14, 2025 – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – SAFARI GAME DRIVE

Have your camera ready for an unforgettable day of adventure and excitement! Enjoy a full day open-air-vehicle safari game drive. A local expert leads you in search of the “Big 5” – elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, and rhino – and provides insight into these fascinating animals along the way. Watch carefully – you may also see a graceful impala, dazzling sebra or gorgeous giraffe. Relax with a South African braai lunch in the natural beauty of Kruger National Park.

DAY 6 – Tuesday, April 15, 2025 – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – SAFARI GAME DRIVE

Embrace the rare opportunity to head back into the wild on another full day safari game drive in Kruger National Park. Enjoy this second attempt to see any elusive animals you may have missed yesterday or get another look at your favorites.

DAY 7 – Wednesday, April 16, 2025 – KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – JOHANNESBURG – GEORGE – KNYSNA

Travel back to Johannesburg to board your flight to George. Upon arrival, travel to the resort town of Knysna in the heart of the Garden Route. Located on the coast, Knysna is your gateway to the natural beauty of South Africa.

DAY 8 – Thursday, April 17, 2025 – KNYSNA

Today visit the nearby Featherbed Nature Reserve, looking out over the Indian Ocean. Begin with a lagoon cruise out to the famous Knysna Heads, which mark the entrance to the lagoon. Next, board a 4×4 vehicle and travel deep into the forest. Discover the local flora and fauna during the leisurely-paced nature walk. Enjoy lunch amongst the ancient milkwood trees – so called because of their white latex sap – before your return cruise. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Visit Plettenberg Bay, a tranquil and charming town originally known as “Bahia Formosa” (Beautiful Bay) and witness views of beaches, dramatic rock formations and lagoons OR enjoy your afternoon at leisure in Knysna with time to independently explore the charming waterfront.

DAY 9 – Friday, April 18, 2025 – KNYSNA – STELLENBOSCH

Stay good-bye to Knysna as you begin your journey to Stellenbosch. Get a taste of the culture when you join your fellow travelers for dinner and a wine tasting.

DAY 10 – Saturday, April 19, 2025 – STELLENBOSCH – FRANSCHHOEK – STELLENBOSCH

Start your day with a walking tour of Stellenbosch, a university town known for its vineyards and mountainous nature reserves. Get a chance to taste some wine before continuing on to nearby Granschhoek. Experience the town’s reowned wine culture with a cellar tour and tasting followed by lunch before returning to Stellenbosch. With the remainder of your day at leisure, discover the town on your own. Maybe you’ll taste some more of the legendary wine, wander the oak-lined avenues, or explore the surrounding nature.

DAY 11 – Sunday, April 20, 2025 – STELLENBOSCH – CAPE TOWN

Travel to the beautiful harbor side city of Cape Town, the oldest city in South Africa. Enjoy a traditional Cape Malay lunch in the colorful Bo-Kaap neighborhood. Settle in for your 3-night stay in the “Mother City,” nestled in the valley between towering mountains and the glistening sea.

DAY 12 – Monday, April 21, 2025 – CAPE TOWN

See the highlights of the city on a panoramic tour. Take in the celebrated architecture that fuses the traditions of the French, German, and Dutch. Enjoy a thrilling ride on a cable car that whisks you to an altitude of more than 3,000 feet, landing atop the aptly named – a flat-topped – Table Mountain. The views of Cape Town, Robben Island, and Lion’s Head will leave you breathless. Return to the city via Table Bay, passing through Malay Quarter with its mosques and minarets. Make a special stop at the massive Milnerton Lightouse. Enjoy the rest of the day on your own to explore Cape Town from your strategically located hotel.

DAY 13 – Tuesday, April 22, 2025 – CAPE TOWN

Explore the costal scenery and charming towns that populate the Cape Peninsula. Travel out to Cape Point, stopping for a visit with the penguins at Boulders Beach. This evening, experience a unique farewell to South Africa as you enjoy a lesson on the djembe drums before a communal African dinin experience with dishes from all over the continent!

DAY 14 – Wednesday, April 23, 2025 – CAPE TOWN – FLIGHT HOME

The tour ends today in Cape Town. IF the return flight to Seattle is in the evening, enjoy the use of a day room prior to departure for the airport.

CLICK HERE TO SEE FULL ITINERARY

For more info, and to sign up, call 360-543-9379 or email Lori@airporter.com. Or, click here for more details on this tour as well as extensions and options for this tour.

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