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Wildlife & Safari

Wildlife & Safari

Wildlife & Safari

Trip Details:

Operator:   SaltyCrax
Price From: 265 USD
Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50
Fitness Needs: Light Impact
Program duration: 2 days

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About this program

Over the next two days, you’ll embark on a safari built for those short on time.

Starting off in Cape Town, you’ll stop off at a private game park where you can witness a number of iconic wildlife. Watch for lions, elephants, wildebeest, zebra, rhinos and kudus as they mind graze in the African plains. Sharing your time with a local ranger, you’ll learn more about the wildlife, as well as other species. 

On foot, you’ll explore the Garden Route on a bush walk safari. Following a professional ranger, you’ll learn about tracking wildlife and about the indigenous plants and their medicinal properties. 

Your second day will start with another game drive, a Klein Karoo Bush Safari. Search for other wildlife with the stunning Swartberg Mountains in front of you. Keep a keen eye out for giraffe, buffalo, rhino, springbok, wildebeest and so much more!

The next activity is totally optional, but we’re pretty sure you aren’t going to want to miss it! Here’s the opportunity to enjoy an Elephant Bush Walk alongside 3 rescued elephants. As you roam alongside them, you’ll learn so much about them and their behaviours. 

Finish the 2-day adventure with a drive along iconic Route 62, snapping photos of the mountains, wineries, orchards, and country roads before reaching bustling Cape Town. 

Itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn

Arriving in the morning to Cape Town, you'll be picked up from the airport. On the way to Oudtshoorn, you'll embark on a 4x4 Safari. Watch for giraffe, rhino, lion, zebra, elephant, wildebeest, and much more!

Learn about the local wildlife and explore the incredible landscapes of the Garden Route. Following a ranger, you'll also learn about some of the local medicinal plants. 

Travelling on, you'll pass through the plains and cliffs on your way to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.

Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Cape Town

Today is all about animals, exploration and landscapes. Get an early start with a game drive through the African Bush. Keep a keen eye out for buffalo, springbok, rhino, giraffe and more! With the Swartberg Mountains as your backdrop, you'll feel like you're in an animal documentary!

Head out on an Elephant Bush Walk, a very surreal experience. You'll walk alongside 3 elephants that have been rescued. As you move through their natural habitat, you'll learn so much more about these charismatic, intelligent animals. 

Travelling along the scenic Route 62, you'll wind through the country, mountains, vineyards, orchards before reaching the Cape Town metropolis this evening. 

Country Fast Facts

South Africa

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Continent: Africa
Official Language(s) 11 - Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, English, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
Capital:No official capital. Three branches of government split between Cape Town, Pretoria and Bloemfontein
Population 54,956,900 (2015)
Climate(s)Desert (Warm/Cold), Semi-arid (Warm/Cold), Mediterranean (Warm/Temperate), Humid Subtropical, Oceanic (Subtropical/Warm/Temperate)
Major Airport(s):Cape Town (CPT), Johannesburg (JNB), Durban (DUR)
Economic Driver(s):Mining, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Tourism

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