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Experience Maqueda Lodge, Kruger Park’s Finest Accommodation


Maqueda Lodge Safari and Cape Town Tour 


11 Night Itinerary


Day 1 – Depart Australia and arrive in Johannesburg for your connecting flight to Nelspruit Airport (the closest airport to the Lodge) A representative of Maqueda Lodge will meet you at Nelspruit Airport for the transfer to the Lodge.After check in, relax and enjoy the day at your leisure.Later the evening, enjoy a 3-course dinner.


Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: Dinner




Day 2 – Rise early for your open-air game drive in the world-renowned Kruger National Park and experience South Africa at its finest throughout the day. Keep a close eye out for all the thrilling sights of the Big 5; lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Capture magical and memorable photographic moments in the open-air vehicle with a qualified game ranger. The game drive is approximately 6 - 8 hours.


Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner



Day 3 – Optional Swaziland Day Tour (for own account $215 per person). After an early breakfast, enjoy a tour of Swaziland where you will visit a Swazi Village and gain insight to the Swazi culture and  traditions..The tour includes an authentic African lunch, dancing and you will also have an opportunity to interact with the local communuity.


Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner



Day 4 -Rise early for your second guided day Safari in the Kruger National Park. You might spot the wildlife you missed out on your first Safari and enjoy the majestic wildlife. Later the evening enjoy a 3 course dinner discussing the days activities.


Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner



Day 5 - Panoramic Tour - optional activity for your own account ($215 per person). Rise early for one of the most scenic tours in South Africa.The tour explores the North Eastern escarpment of the Drakensberg and includes a visit to Blyde River Canyon, Gods Window and Bourkes Potholes which is a geological phenomenon. On your return, enjoy a 3 course dinner later the evening.  


Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: breakfast and Dinner




Day 6 - Today is is your last day at your leisure or should you wish to continue your safari adventure, you have the option of enjoying a morning or sunset guided game drive in the Kruger National Park (for your own account $120 per person). Later the evening enjoy your final 3 course dinner.   



Accommodation: Maqueda Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, dinner





Day 7–After breakfast, you will be transferred to Nelspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Overnight at the Peermont Mondior Hotel in Johannesburg. The hotel offers a free return airport shuttle service and the collection/drop off point is 30 meters from the exit of the airport. 


Accommodation: Peermont Mondior or similar

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - After breakfast, make your way to O R Tambo for your flight to Kenya. 




Day 1 - On arrival at Cape Town airport, you will be met at the airport by a representative of Private Safaris who will assist you with your transfers to your hotel, The President Hotel.


Day 2 - After an early morning breakfast, enjoy a full a day tour of the Cape Peninsula. The tour includes a trip to Cape Point at the southern western tip of the Cape Peninsula with the most spectacular views. The Cape Point Nature Reserve comprises of 17300 acres of indigenous fauna and flora. Here you can see wildlife that includes baboon’s, rhebok, Cape Mountain Zebra and the elusive eland. Bird watchers will also find many fine species to observe. 

Visit the Boulders Beach to visit the penguin colony (entrance for your own account)

Before returning to your hotel, you will stop over at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens for a short walking tour of the beautiful gardens.


Accommodation: President Hotel or similar

Included Meals: Breakfast



 Day 3 –  After breakfast,you will be collected at your hotel for a short tour of Afrogem, where you will experience how smelted gold is transformed, and watch the craftsmen set semi precious stones into elegant jewelley.Thereafter, you will be transferred to the Table Mountain Cableway  where you will ascend to the top of Table Mountain by the revolving Cable Car.After your descent, make your way to your hotel via taxi (for your own account). Remainder of the day at your leisure.


Accommodation: President Hotel or similar

Included Meals: Breakfast





 Day 4 - Wineland tour - Franschoek (optional activity for your own account $125 per person) After breakfast, you will be collected at your hotel for a Wine Tram excursion tour in Franschoek. Enjoy some wine tasting, buy some excellent Cape wines, a cellar tour or lunch (for your own account). Later the afternnon you will be transferred back to your hotel


Accomodation: President Hotel or similar

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 - After breakfast and check out, you will be transferred to Cape Town International Airport for your onward flight to Nelspruit Airport to commence your Kruger Safari. 


Why not consider extending your tour to include 3 nights in Vic Falls - visit the Vic Falls tour option to create your dream package.


About Maqueda Lodge, Kruger National Park


The 4 star Maqueda Lodge is a family run luxury boutique hotel situated in a nature reserve bordering the Kruger National Park The Lodge has been rated as the best regional Lodge in Southern Kruger National Park and as a 5 star rating with Trip Advisor. Maqueda Lodge is famous for their excellent cuisine, personal and friendly service that will ensure you feel at home. The lodge offers game drives in the Kruger National Park with qualified and experienced game rangers. You may also wish to spoil yourself with a spa treatment at the lodge.


Deal Inclusions:


International flights from Australia - Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide


Maqueda Lodge:

6 nights accommodation with daily breakfast and 3 course dinners daily.

Flights from Johannesburg Airport to Nelspruit Airport and return airport transfers from the airport to the lodge.

2 x open air game drives in the Kruger National Park. The Lodge has a 5* review rating on Trip Advisor.


Optional activities:

1. Swaziland Day Tour -$215 per person

2.Panoramic Tour - $215 per person

3. Morning or sunset safaris - $120 per person

4. Full body massage - $60 per person


Cape Town :

5 nights accommodation at the President Hotel or similar hotel with daily breakfast.

Flights from Nelspruit Airport to Cape Town International Airport and return airport transfers

Full day Cape Peninsula Tour

Tour of Afrogem - One of the leading jewellery manufacturing companies in Cape Town  

Tickets for your cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain.


Optional activities:

1. Wine Tram tour - $125 per person

1. Robben Island tour $55 per person


Notes: Accommodation is subject to availability at date of booking and we reserve the right to book alternate accommodation of similar standard



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