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South Africa Safari & Legendary Route to Australia

South Africa Safari & Legendary Route to Australia

32 night cruise package - 12 night Land Tour & 18 night cruise from Cape Town to Perth on board the Queen Mary 2

South Africa, Oceania, Australia
Cape Town, South Africa - Perth (Fremantle), Australia
24 Jan 2021 (Tour Departs: 12 Jan 2021)
32 nights
Cruise Code M104A
For sale until 5 January 2021
UP TO $950 USD*
* on selected categories
$9,419 USD
$285.42 USD P/DAY


Departing on Sun, 24 Jan 2021 for 18 nights CRUISE accommodation on board Queen Mary 2
Check-in on Thu, 11 Feb 2021 for 2 nights POST accommodation at the COMO The Treasury, Perth
^13 day /12 night tour from Johannesburg to Cape Town including accommodation, guided tours and transfers as per itinerary
^3 nights accommodation at Muluwa Lodge, Greater Kruger National Park or similar
^1 nights accommodation at Cape St Francis Resort, Cape St Francis or similar
^1 nights accommodation at aha The Rex Hotel, Knysna or similar
^1 nights accommodation at La Plume Boutique Guest House, Oudtshoorn or similar
^2 nights accommodation at Stellenbosch Hotel, Stellenbosch or similar
^4 nights accommodation at Sun Square Cape Town Gardens, Cape Town or similar
Transfers in Cape Town & Perth
5 Star Service
All gourmet meals onboard
24-hour complimentary room service
World Class Entertainment
Endless Activities
Large Gymnasium facility
Onboard educational programs
Children's Play Zone
Port Charges & Government Taxes
Your Post-Cruise hotel options in Perth
2 nights' accommodation(Heritage Room, breakfast included)
at the COMO The Treasury is included in the package price.
Upgrade to Heritage Balcony Room from $130.00 per person
Book an extra night from $330.00 per person per night


12 Jan 21Johannesburg – Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Greater Kruger National Park - Sandwiched between Mozambique and the Mpumalanga area of the Drakensberg, the Greater Kruger National Park area is renowned for its subtropical climate, abundant wildlife, and ancient history. This area encompasses several spectacular game reserves including the world-famous Kruger National Park, vast farmlands, and the popular Panorama Route. This area serves as an excellent base from which to explore the Kruger.

Upon arrival in Johannesburg Airport you will be meet and we then depart to the Lowveld area of South Africa, stopping en-route at Kloppenheim Country Estate for lunch (at your own expense).

We will arrival in the Greater Kruger National Park area in the late afternoon and Dinner is at the lodge this evening (included).

Accommodation – Muluwa Lodge - Muluwa Lodge is ideally situated in the Mpumalanga Lowveld region of South Africa, boasting incredible views out and over the valleys and mountains of the area. The view, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, as well as a wonderful array of “plains” game species that graze close by creates a wonderful “Serengeti” type ambience. Located just 10 minutes’ drive from Kruger International Airport (KMI), and 4 hours from OR Tambo International Airport, between the small artistic town of White River (10 minutes’ drive to the north), and the larger city of Nelspruit/Mbombela (20 minutes’ drive to the south). We are a 35-minute drive from the “Numbi” Kruger Park entrance. This unique location provides the perfect base for relaxation, and exploration of some of Southern Africa’s most precious natural attractions, including the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon and the scenic and historical - Panorama Route

: Meals Included – Dinner

13 Jan 21 Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park - The Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. Covering an area of well over two million hectares, the size of Wales, it is no wonder that this reserve is one of the world’s top game viewing destinations.

The Kruger National Park lies across the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo in the north of South Africa, just south of Zimbabwe and west of Mozambique. It now forms part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park - a peace park that links Kruger National Park with game parks in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and fences are already coming down to allow game to freely roam in much the way it would have in the time before man’s intervention.

This is the land of baobabs, fever trees, knob thorns, marula and mopane trees underneath which lurk the Big Five, the Little Five (buffalo weaver, elephant shrew, leopard tortoise, ant lion and rhino beetle), the birding Big Six (ground hornbill, kori bustard, lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, pel’s fishing owl and saddle-bill stork) and more species of mammals than any other African Game Reserve.

Today we visit the world-famous Kruger National Park for a full day open vehicle game drive.

The lodge will provide breakfast packs and lunch (at your own expense) can be enjoyed at a rest camp in the park. Dinner included at the lodge.

Entrance and conservations fees included for: Full day Kruger National Park Safari in an open vehicle.

Accommodation – Muluwa Lodge

: Meals Included – Breakfast and Dinner

14 Jan 21 Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Today is a free day and you have the option to choose any of the activities listed below.

Optional Activities (please note these are at an additional expense, please ask your consult for details if you would like to book any of the following options) : ● Full day Kruger National Park game drive ● Lowveld Art route tour ● Township bike ride & Chimp Eden (a Jane Goodall Institute) tour -Graskop Glass Lift & Toboggan Tour

Accommodation – Muluwa Lodge

: Meals Included – Breakfast and Dinner

15 Jan 21 Greater Kruger National Park – Cape St Francis, South Africa

Cape St Francis - Located along South Africa’s spectacularly scenic Sunshine Coast, just west of Port Elizabeth, Cape St Francis is a picturesque holiday village known for its excellent surfing and pristine white-sand beach. Visitors can enjoy a variety of water activities along the canals and in the ocean, such as swimming, boating and fishing. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the century-old Seal Point Lighthouse.

This morning we have an early morning departure for OR Tambo (Johannesburg) International Airport for flight to Port Elizabeth. (flight included)

Upon arrival in Port Elizabeth, visit the picturesque suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park and pay a visit to The Big Tree.

Thereafter we make our way to Storms River Village where we have lunch at Marilyn’s Diner (lunch is at your own expense)

Afternoon Optional Activities (please note these are at an additional expense, please ask your consult for details if you would like to book any of the following options) : • Treetop canopy tour • Kayak & Lilo adventure • Craft beer tasting & Art gallery visits in Storms River village

In the late afternoon, we make our way to the small coastal town of Cape St. Francis for a walk on the picturesque beach before dinner (dinner is at your own expense)

Entrance fees included for: Tsitsikamma National Park and The Big Tree

Tsitsikamma National Park - Tsitsikamma National Park is part of the Garden Route National Park, which encompasses a marine reserve made up of 80km of coastline and offers magnificent scenery, walks and a small beach. The famous Storms River suspension Bridge spans the river mouth.

The Big Tree - Standing guard over the treetop canopy in the heart of the forest is The Big Tree - an eight hundred year-old Yellowwood. This majestic tree towers over the rest of the canopy; standing 36+m tall and with a trunk circumference of 9m - this is a giant among giants.

Overnight: Cape St Francis Resort - Situated 108 kms west of Port Elizabeth in the quaint village of Cape St Francis lies the Cape St Francis Resort. Privately owned and family run you can choose accommodation ranging from luxury beach villas set on the edge of the dunes where you have a choice of a sea or garden facing room or the entire villa. Club Break rooms, (the more hotel room option) are set around a communal swimming pool. Facilities at the Resort include Joe Fish Restaurant, Full Stop Cafe, a Health and Beauty Studio as well as a convenience shop. The area is rich in activities such as walking and hiking, golf, surfing, cultural excursions, whale and dolphin trips, visits to the lighthouse, canal and river cruises to name but a few. Any of these can be booked through the front desk at Resort Adventures.

: Meals Included – Breakfast

16 Jan 21 Cape St Francis – Knysna, South Africa

Knysna - Sandwiched between the towering Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, Knysna is known as the ‘Garden of Eden’. It is surrounded by world-renowned forests, lovely lagoons and pristine beaches. Visitors can look forward to an array of markets offering delicious food and organic locally-made goods, explore the town’s picturesque waterfront and quaint streets, adventure through the lush forest, skip over streams and catch a glimpse of the multicoloured Knysna Loerie, take a ferry trip to the famed Knysna Heads and sample the local oysters. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities including surfing, swimming, yachting, jet skiing, boating, fishing, and golfing.

This morning we make our way to Plettenberg Bay for optional activities.

Optional Activities (please note these are at an additional expense, please ask your consult for details if you would like to book any of the following options) : • Surfing Lesson • SUP (Stand up paddle boarding) lesson • Dolphin Encounter • Shark & Seal watching • Whale watching (Jun-Nov) • Wine tasting in a Vintage horse drawn carriage • Visit to Birds of Eden & Monkeyland combo

In the evening, cruise on the beautiful Knysna Lagoon aboard the John Benn with spectacular views of the famous Knysna Heads. (Dinner for guest own expense)

Entrance fees included for: Fetherbed John Benn

Featherbed John Benn - The John Benn is a double-decker floating restaurant offering daily lagoon cruises to the Knysna Heads. The John Benn is a fully enclosed luxury ferry, beautifully appointed with her upper and lower decks constructed from Yellowwood sourced from the Knysna Forest. This legendary floating restaurant is for eating, drinking and having fun! The galley team onboard the vessel is young and energetic, serving tasty food made from the freshest local selection.This wonderful floating restaurant offers a wide dining selection from the a la carte menu, has a bar on each of the upper and lower decks and is fully enclosed.

Overnight: aha The Rex Hotel - Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea, and aha The Rex Hotel is one of this coastal town’s most sophisticated accommodation offerings. A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensure guests enjoy a special experience during their stay at aha The Rex Hotel, as they promise superior service and exceptional comfort time and again. Located on the world-famous Garden Route, aha The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style, making it one of the most exhilarating getaway destinations in its class. Expect an eclectic mix of modern and classic comforts that capture the essence of 4-star luxury. The O Bar & Eatery menu matches the contemporary setting with cuisine that is beautifully presented and prepared using only the freshest ingredients. aha The Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to Knysna’s outstanding restaurants, blossoming forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and the shores of the serene lagoon.

: Meals Included – Breakfast

17 Jan 21 Knysna – Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Oudtshoorn - Located along the well-known Route 62 in South Africa’s beautiful Klein Karoo, the charming town of Oudtshoorn is known as the ostrich capital of the world. It is surrounded by numerous ostrich farms and the golden arid landscape of the Karoo. Visitors can enjoy the locally produced wine and port; sample ostrich meat and biltong; learn about the ostrich feather boom at the C.P. Nel Museum; and visit the world-renowned Cango Caves, the largest cave system in Africa featuring ancient rock formations and sparkling stalactites and stalagmites. Other popular activities include mountain biking, paragliding, horse riding, and taking a day trip to the quaint town of Prince Albert over the scenic Swartberg Pass.

This morning we leave for the Oudtshoorn area, making our way to Calitzdorp for port tasting at the Calitzdorp Cellar.

Thereafter proceed to your hotel for check in.

Overnight: La Plume Boutique Guest House - La Plume is a Boutique Guest House with Spa on a working ostrich, alfalfa, and cattle farm offering spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and the Olifants River Valley. A warm welcome awaits you at this charming 1902 Victorian homestead with its tranquil surroundings where old-world charm is combined with modern comforts to ensure extraordinary service and personal attention. With private entrances, sunny verandas and elegant, comfortable antiques, each of the 20 individually furnished air-conditioned units offer satellite television, free WiFi, minibar and abundant comforts. The restaurant serves a full English Breakfast Buffet, lunch menu, picnic baskets, cheese platters and for dinner enjoy a Four Course Buffet with exceptional local wine in the candlelit dining room of the 1902 Victorian homestead. Join the owner for an informative tour of this working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm. Learn about the day to day activities in the life of a full-time farmer and one of the few experts on the ostrich industry. “Our philosophy is exclusivity and exceptional comfort with warm, personal attention in an environment conducive to the art of gracious living. La Plume welcomes you.”

: Meals Included – Breakfast

18 Jan 21 Oudtshoorn, South Africa

This morning, drive out to the Cango Caves, situated at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains for a 1-hour Heritage Tour.

Lunch at the quirky Boer en Vark restaurant (at your own expense)

After lunch we visit an Ostrich Farm for a tour of the farm where we learn all about ostriches, feed one by hand, and watch as the staff expertly demonstrate the various crafts using the ostrich’s exquisite feathers, eggs and leather.

Optional Activity (please note these are at an additional expense, please ask your consult for details if you would like to book any of the following options) : • Early morning Meerkat Safari

Entrance fees included for: Cango Caves Heritage Tour and Ostrich Farm

Cango Caves - Africa’s largest show cave system consists of a 4-kilometer-long series of hidden chambers cut deep into a thick limestone rock layer. A quarter of the chambers are open to the public and qualified cave guides accompany visitors on tours.

Ostrich Farm - 45-minute educational tours, ostrich interaction and feeding, as well as visits to the egg incubation area. Riding of ostriches is no longer permitted.

Overnight: La Plume Boutique Guest House

: Meals Included – Breakfast

19 Jan 21 Oudtshoorn - Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch - A blend of historical architecture, student life, epicurean delights and oak-lined avenues, Stellenbosch is a picturesque university town surrounded by mountains and vineyards. A walking tour of the town centre allows visitors to take in its beautifully preserved Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, as well as the many enticing art galleries, craft shops, clothing boutiques and gift stores, while foodies may prefer indulging in mouth-watering cuisine and fine wines at one of the chic restaurants or buzzing bistros. Stellenbosch is also the ideal base from which to explore the renowned local wine route, boasting a high proportion of the country’s leading wine estates.

This morning we leave for the Stellenbosch area. We drive via the scenic Route 62 and enjoy various sights and stops along the way. We pay a visit to the quirky Diesel & Creme restaurant in Barrydale, for lunch (at your own expense).

Arrive at your hotel and check in.

Overnight: Stellenbosch Hotel - The Stellenbosch Hotel is a 43-room boutique style hotel. The hotel was built on land granted by Gov. Simon van der Stel between 1692 and 1701. The building was restored in 1987 and has been declared a national monument. The TGCSA 3-star hotel is strategically located in the heart of the beautiful and historical town of Stellenbosch. Museums, art galleries and curio shops are all within safe walking distance. It is the ideal destination from which guests can explore the heart of South Africa's Wine Country. Breakfast in the morning is served in the new Stellenbosch Kitchen where lunch and dinner can also be enjoyed from the a la Carte menu. Stellenbosch Kitchen dishes are adapted from classics found around the world.

: Meals Included – Breakfast

20 Jan 21 Stellenbosch – Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town - Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breath-taking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Today enjoy the Cape Winelands where we make our way to Paarl to visit the Spice Route. Thereafter we proceed to Franschhoek for a wine tasting at the Rickety Bridge Wine Estate. Then it is on to the town of Stellenbosch.

Stop en-route for lunch (at your own expense).

Thereafter proceed to Cape Town for your overnight stay.

Entrance fees included for: Wine Tasting

Spice Route - 13 artisans in one scenic location. Every artisan invited to be part of the Spice Route Destination community is handpicked and different. From chocolate making and beer brewing, to wine tasting, distilling and a taste from all corners of the world, the shared goal is to bring a unique strength and art to the whole collective while supporting each other’s individual trade.

Overnight: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens - Beautifully positioned at the base of Table Mountain – one of the new ‘Seven Wonders of Nature’ and is close to Long Street, with its vast selection of chic restaurants and boutique shops, offering an array of daytime and night time activities. The hotel is also located within proximity to main attractions in the area such as the V&A Waterfront, South African National Museum, VOC Company Gardens, Table Mountain Cable Stations and the gorgeous beaches of Camps Bay and Bloubergstrand. The hotel bedrooms are refreshingly modern and offer comfort and style, featuring stylish furnishings, warm lighting, contemporary flat-screen televisions, ultra-modern writing desks, electronic safes, as well as in-room fridges and super-cool new air conditioning. The en suite bathrooms also sport a new look with beautiful chrome and ceramic tile finishes. The hotel has 136 beautifully-appointed rooms that have been refurbished to deliver simple comfort and contemporary style. Rooms all have great views of Table Mountain or the vibrant city centre and come with en suite shower-bath combination or a shower only as well as a telephone, DSTV with a wide range of channels and individually-controlled air conditioning units.

: Meals Included – Breakfast

21 Jan 21Cape Town, South Africa

Today is spent in and around Cape Town city visiting sights such as the Company Gardens, Houses of Parliament, SA Museum, Castle of Good Hope and take a trip to the top of Table Mountain.

Lunch and dinner for guests at your own expense. In the afternoon, we make our way to the V&A Waterfront for time at leisure.

At the V&A Waterfront the old-world charm of the historical harbour meets the most modern shopping experience and the gaps in between are filled with fine dining restaurants, down-to-earth food markets, museums, and more leisure activities than you can count on both hands.

Entrance fees included for: Table Mountian & retun aerial cableway, Castle of Good Hope & SA Museum

Table Mountain Cableway - A trip up Table Mountain is quite rightly one of the first things a tourist wants to do when arriving in Cape Town. Once on the top, a 1000 m above the city below, you are rewarded with spectacular 360 views. Take your time and enjoy this unique environment, go for a walk or have a bite to eat at the restaurant with arguably one of the best views possible.

Castle of Good Hope - The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replenishment station art the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oos-Indische Compagnie).

South African Museum - At the South African Museum, you can see everything from dinosaurs to rock art and fossils to a stuffed quagga, the extinct zebra that once graced Table Mountain. These exhibitions document the evolution of animals and man in Africa. One of the highlights is the Whale Well where you can listen to whale sounds and see a life-size, 20-metre-long skeleton of the planet's largest mammal; the Blue Whale.

Overnight: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

: Meals Included – Breakfast

22 Jan 21Cape Town, South Africa

Today guests enjoy a full day excursion around the Cape Peninsula. This tour will include the following highlights - Seal Island cruise, Cape Point Nature Reserve and Boulders Beach.

Entrance fees included for: Seal Island Cruise, Cape Point Nature Reserve & retun Cape Funicular Ride & Boulders Beach

Seal Island Cruise - 40-minute cruise from Hout Bay harbour to Duiker Island, the Seal Colony, where you can view thousands of wild Cape Fur Seals close up in their beautiful natural habitat.

Cape Point - Cape Point is a spectacular sight, covered in endemic fynbos and home to breath-taking bays, beaches and rolling green hills and valleys, just 60km outside of Cape Town. Cape Point falls within the Cape Floral Region, a World Heritage Site. The Cape Floral Region is one of the richest areas for plants in the world – it is home to nearly 20% of Africa’s flora. Cape Point is open daily and is a must-see. The Flying Dutchman Funicular travels on a railroad on Cape Point, providing a novel and exciting way to travel and see the sights. From the bottom station, you will journey through dense foliage and fynbos to the upper lighthouse.

Boulders Beach - Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town has immense boulders which shelter the cove from currents and large waves - but please always take care. It is a rare pleasure to swim with the penguins but don't touch or feed them. They might look cute and cuddly, but their beaks are as sharp as razors and if they feel threatened, they have no qualms about nipping the odd finger or nose.

Overnight: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

: Meals Included – Breakfast

23 Jan 21Cape Town, South Africa

Today is a free day where you have the option to choose any activity.

Optional Activities (please note these are at an additional expense, please ask your consult for details if you would like to book any of the following options) : • Two Oceans Aquarium • Shark Cage diving • Sidecar adventures • Robben Island tour • Helicopter ride (12-13 minute scenic flight) • Cycle day tours in and around Cape Town • Cape foodie walking tour & Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Tonight enjoy a Farewell dinner at Belthazar Restaurant in the V&A Waterfront - 3-course dinner and gratuity included (all extras for guests own expense).

Overnight: SunSquare Cape Town Gardens

: Meals Included – Breakfast & Dinner

24 Jan 21Cape Town, South Africa

Please check out of your hotel by check out time. The hotel will be able to store your luggage if required.

Please be ready on time to meet your transfer to Cape Town Cruise Port to meet your departing cruise onboard the Queen Mary 2

25 Jan 21Cape Town, South Africa6pm
26 Jan 21At Sea
27 Jan 21Port Elizabeth, South Africa4am8pm
28 Jan 21At Sea
29 Jan 21Durban, South Africa5.30am7pm
30 Jan 21At Sea
31 Jan 21At Sea
01 Feb 21At Sea
02 Feb 21Mauritius, Mauritius7am8pm
03 Feb 21Reunion, Reunion7am6pm
04 Feb 21At Sea
05 Feb 21At Sea
06 Feb 21At Sea
07 Feb 21At Sea
08 Feb 21At Sea
09 Feb 21At Sea
10 Feb 21At Sea
11 Feb 21Fremantle - Perth, Australia

Upon arrival in Fremantle please disembark the Queen Mary 2 at your Disembarkation time. Once you have disembarked the ship you will be transferred to Perth for your 2 night stay

The rest of the day is at your leisure

Overnight - Como The Treasury

12 Feb 21Perth, Australia

Today is at your leisure to enjoy the wonderful city of Perth

Overnight Como The Treasury

Meals included - Breakfast

13 Feb 21Perth, Australia

Please check out of your hotel by check out time. The hotel will be happy to store your luggage if required

Please be ready on time to meet your transfer to Perth Airport to meet your flight home

Meals included - Breakfast



Inside (IC)$11,919 USD$9,419 USD
Inside (IE)$11,919 USD$9,419 USD
Inside (IB)$12,059 USD$9,499 USD
Inside (HB)$12,619 USD$9,819 USD
Balcony (DB)$13,159 USD$10,109 USD
Balcony (BZ)$13,299 USD$10,189 USD
Balcony (BY)$13,349 USD$10,219 USD
Balcony (BV)$13,379 USD$10,239 USD
Balcony (BU)$13,429 USD$10,269 USD
Suite (P1)$23,209 USD$14,659 USD
Suite (Q5)$26,569 USD$16,289 USD
* All prices are quoted in US dollars, based on per person double occupancy unless stated otherwise, and inclusive of all taxes and discounts. All prices & itineraries are current at time of publishing & subject to change without notice. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Taxes are correct at time of publication and subject to change due to airline fluctuation, currency fluctuation, government changes, departure city and stop overs. Prices may vary until full payment is received, please ask your consultant for details. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking. Conditions apply.
* Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

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