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Cape Town, Hermanus, Franschhoek / Family escape: ultimate South African adventure

To best experience the great outdoors and all she has to offer, there are few places that can rival the breadth of options a family can enjoy in South Africa.

This tour begins with the vibrant city of Cape Town; take time to ascend Table Mountain or swim with jackass penguins at Boulders Beach. Little ones will feel especially welcome at Cape Grace with activity packs on arrival, gingerbread decorating and African bedtime stories in the library. Next stop is a private nature reserve near to Hermanus; flower safaris, whale-watching and treasure hunts through the Milkwood Forest await you here. End your adventure at Babylonstoren, a unique 300 year farm surrounded by majestic mountains. We recommend visiting simply for the gardens alone – an incredible confection of foliage and flowers patrolled by the farm’s friendly ducks.

from £33,040 per family

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Price per family of 4, based on 2 adults and 2 children (aged 4 - 10 years) sharing, including Fast Track Voyager services at London Heathrow on departure (meet and greet on arrival, assistance with check-in, access to priority security lane (where available), guaranteed access to the priority lounge and escort to the gate in time for departure), return flights, 8 nights accommodation, meals as specified below and private transfers.

Meal basis: BB Bed & breakfast | FI Fully inclusive 

Price based on departures 14 February 2020. Price correct at time of publishing on 20 August 2019. Offer price validity dates apply: 10 February 2020 - 31 March 2020.

This itinerary is only a suggestion - our experienced sales consultants will be happy to put together alternative, tailor-made tours.

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Nights 8
Destinations 3
Flights 2

Cape Town, Hermanus, Franschhoek /Itinerary

Family escape: ultimate South African adventure

8nights

Day /1

Fly to Cape Town

Depart London Heathrow for your overnight flight to Cape Town. On arrival, transfer to Cape Grace for a three night stay.

Day /2 - 4

City escape

City escape

Boasting a prime spot on the V & A Waterfront, it’s a great base to explore Cape Town. Children will love the aquarium, or watching seals on a harbour cruise. Take a stroll with the penguins at Boulders Beach or ascend Table Mountain in the revolving cable car. Back at the hotel, kids will love the African bedtime stories in the library, whilst parents will love the daily tastings and introduction to wines of the Cape. (BB)

Cape Grace

Day /5 - 6

Coastal explorations

Coastal explorations

Drive on to Gansbaai for a three night stay at Grootbos – a mountain-side eco-reserve overlooking the ocean. Land-based activities within this nature reserve are complimentary and include fun flower safaris, horse riding and guided walks along the beach, De Kelders cliff and Klipgat cave. Top tip: take a boat trip to see how many of the Marine Big 5 (Cape fur seals, bottlenose dolphins, great white sharks, colonies of the endangered African penguins and the southern right whales) you’re lucky enough to spot. (FI)

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Day /7 - 8

Into the Winelands

Into the Winelands

Drive to the Winelands to spend your last two nights in a two-bedroom cottage at Babylonstoren. Join the gardeners on a fruit picking expedition, cycle around the vineyards and orchards, take a hike in the hills with a picnic or go canoeing on the farm’s dam. There’s a pool and spa for some adult-only downtime, and later come together and feast on exquisite seasonal menus designed around what’s available in the gardens. (BB)

Babylonstoren

Day /9

Return home

Transfer to Cape Town Airport for your return overnight flight back to London Heathrow.

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