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Sun, Sand & Safari

Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,280

A wonderful combination of time spent at a game reserve in South Africa combined with a stay at a beautiful resort hotel situated on the attractive coast of Mozambique. Enjoy wildlife safaris and then go swimming, snorkeling and/or scuba diving or just relax.


On arrival at Durban airport, you will be taken directly to the Thanda Private Game Reserve for a 3 night stay at the Thanda Safari Lodge. After settling in, there is time for a game drive.

The next two days are filled with early morning and late afternoon game drives during which you will have the opportunity to look for not only the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo) but also the Little Five (elephant shrew, rhino beetle, leopard tortoise, ant lion and buffalo weaver). And with 14 000 hectares available for exploration, you will experience diverse wildlife including the cheetah, hyena, warthog and the occasional wild dog plus an abundance of bird and plant life.

After your stay here, you will transfer by road to Mozambique for a 4 night stay at the White Pearl Resort at Ponta Mamoli, situated on the south east coast of Mozambique. This resort has more than 2 kilometres/over 1 mile of pristine beach. Facilities at the resort include snorkeling, horseback riding, beach picnics and outstanding scuba diving. Your time is your own to decide whatever you would like to do.

At the end of your stay, you will be taken by helicopter to Maputo International airport.

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Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 3,280

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Day 1

Durban to Thanda Private Game Reserve

Upon arrival at King Shaka International Airport you will be met and assisted to your transfer with representatives of Thanda Private Game Reserve where they will be transferring you directly to the lodge. Arrive at your lodge in the Thanda Private Game Reserve and take some time to relax before enjoying an afternoon safari activity.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration3 Nights
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Thanda Safari Lodge

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    Thanda Safari Lodge



    More than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination, more than an African escape. Thanda Safari offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment. Meaning 'love' in isiZulu, Thanda is ...

    More than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination, more than an African escape. Thanda Safari offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment. Meaning 'love' in isiZulu, Thanda is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World and multiple winner of World's Leading Luxury Lodge. It is known for meaningful safari experiences and exclusive close-up encounters with Africa's magnificent Big Five.

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Day 2

Thanda Private Game Reserve

An early morning or late afternoon safari is the best way to absorb the sights, smells and sounds of Africa. Encounter the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo) the animals that inspire a long-lasting connection with the continent. And, once you've found them, go looking for Africa's other famous five, the Little Five (elephant shrew, rhino beetle, leopard tortoise, ant lion and buffalo weaver). The lodges guides and trackers are experts in the circle of life, and how it spins both slowly and frenetically in the African bush. They will offer you wildlife lessons from their own cultures and knowledge. They will tell stories and share anecdotes. They will explain, inform, educate and then sit back and let you fall in love with the wild in your own way. With 14 000 hectares to explore, you'll see diverse wildlife including cheetah, hyena, warthog and the occasional wild dog, as well as abundant bird and plant life.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3

Thanda Private Game Reserve

Today you have a morning and afternoon game drive in Thanda Private Game Reserve.

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Day 4

Thanda Private Game Reserve to White Pearl Resort, Mozambique

This morning after breakfast and your last game activity, you will be transferred by road to White Pearl Resort located in Mozambique. The rest of the day is at leisure enjoying the resort activities.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration4 Nights
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White Pearl Resort

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    White Pearl Resort



    The White Pearl Resort is situated on a private magnificent sandy white beach in southern Mozambique (south of Maputo and almost on the border with South Africa). White Pearl Resorts comprises 22 individual suites each with their own private pool and stunning ocean views. Each ...

    The White Pearl Resort is situated on a private magnificent sandy white beach in southern Mozambique (south of Maputo and almost on the border with South Africa). White Pearl Resorts comprises 22 individual suites each with their own private pool and stunning ocean views. Each guest is sure to relish in the tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, which is quite unlike any other in all of Mozambique. The resort is surrounded by natural beauty, from the Indian Ocean to the east and the Maputo Elephant Reserve to the west. Offering exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine along with some of the finest diving in Mozambique, White Pearl is sure to be a fabulous addition to Mozambique's coastline.

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Day 5

White Pearl Resorts

White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli is situated on the south east coast of Mozambique. With its sublime ocean frontage of more than 2km, pristine beach and surrounded by untouched tracts of bush, discover a place so exhilarating, a welcome so warm and experience so pure it promises to be unlike any other in all of Mozambique. Warmed by the Indian Ocean current moving south from the equator, the country's clear waters and subtropical climate provide traveller with an enticing beachside escape.

Enjoy snorkelling, horse riding, beach picnics and exceptional scuba diving during your stay. From July to November whale watching can be enjoyed, and during the nesting period from November to February you may witness the hatching of loggerhead and leatherback turtles.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6

White Pearl Resorts

Today is at leisure.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7

White Pearl Resorts

Today is at leisure.

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Day 8

Depart White Pearl Resort

Today after breakfast you will be transferred to Maputo International Airport on a helicopter flight. Fly over the remote dune bush and beautiful coastal scenery as well as the Maputo Elephant Reserve. Arrival and transfer to your onward flight.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Meet and greet on arrival
  • Scheduled Transfer from King Shaka International Airport to Thanda Private Game Reserve
  • 3 Nights at Thanda Private Game Reserve - Safari Lodge in a suite including all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), in-room minibar, laundry and one private dinner in-suite, two game drives per day
  • Scheduled transfer from Thanda Private Game Reserve to White Pearl Resort
  • 4 Nights at White Pearl Resorts in a Pool Suite including, all meals, canapes at the pool bar, high tea, day time snacks, mini bar snacks, teas & coffees, bottled mineral water, local beers, soft drinks, selection of spirits, house wines, private butler service, laundry service, horse riding on the beach, town tour, stargazing/moon gazing, private dining, beach picnic, non-motorised activities
  • Scheduled Helicopter Flight from White Pearl Resorts to Maputo International Airport

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Visas if required

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire

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31 Jul 2018
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