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South Africa and Mauritius Multi Centre Holiday

Our South Africa and Mauritius multi-centre holiday allows you to taste a slice of two diverse but uniquely compatible destinations. Explore the wild side with a safari trip and some relaxed wine tasting, before resting up on the paradise island of Mauritius.

Start off with a jaunt to the capital of Cape Town, where you’ll have the chance to scale the heights of Table Mountain, with fantastic views over the city and Table Bay. Get up close and personal with the penguins on the beloved Boulders Beach and for the wine connoisseurs, stop by a local vineyard to sample some world class wines.

A safari trip to Kruger National Park is highly recommended for the next part of your trip, with the opportunity to discover the big animals roaming freely in their natural habitat.

Journey on to Mauritius for palm tree adorned beaches, white expanses of sand, crystal clear waters and snorkelling activities. Trek through rainforests and see the tallest waterfall in Mauritius, The Chamarel Waterfall, which is quite the spectacle.

Observe the marinelife and colourful coral reefs below the water during an afternoon of diving and taste the local cuisine, which features fresh seafood, curries and exotic fruits.

Perfect for couples, wildlife enthusiasts and those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, uncover two contrasting but complementary types of holiday with a stint in South Africa, before venturing on to Mauritius. This multi-centre holiday is the ideal way to get as much out of your travels as possible.

Duration
11 days

Guide Price

 £3,399  pp
Start your journey
Leopard in South Africa

Trip highlights

  • Discover the historic, bustling Cape Town and local vineyards for some wine tasting
  • Trek through the rainforest to see the lush vegetation and Chamarel Waterfall in Mauritius
  • Take a trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa for The Big Five wildlife
  • Observe the pristine beaches and marine life in the azure blue waters of Mauritius
a baby elephant walking in the water
a leopard standing on a dry grass field

Start your holiday in the bustling city of Cape Town, which is celebrated for its stunning natural sights and attractions.

For wonderful views of Table Bay and the landscape below, take a hike up Table Mountain or take the easy route with a cable car ride. While you’re here, delve into the history of South Africa and learn about apartheid and Nelson Mandela, who led the liberation of South Africa from white ruling.

After you’ve soaked up some city culture, it’s time to indulge in a spot of wine tasting at one the many vineyards. Well known for its world class wine and dining, Cape Town is a great place to learn about the wine production process, with guides advising on how to best to taste each variety.

For some time in nature, head to Boulders Beach for penguin spotting. This rare and wonderful sight gives you the opportunity for some great photos as you see these comical animals waddling along the sand. A trip to nearby Kruger National Park to spot the elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and buffalo is a must when in South Africa. Stay in remote, luxury lodges in the heart of the park, allowing you to be totally at one with nature.

an island in the middle of a body of water
a group of palm trees on a beach near a body of water

Mauritius is a heavenly destination, which is particularly popular with honeymooners. It allows you to discover a slice of tranquil island life. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean and famed for its lagoons, reefs and waterfalls, there’s plenty to see and do in this exquisite part of the world.

Book a luxury waterfront lodge for a sense of peace and exclusivity, with the option to have breakfast delivered to your accommodation, and hop on board a boat for a cruise around the volcanic island.

Trek through verdant rainforests, taking in the mountainous landscapes and the tallest waterfall, the Chamarel Waterfall, on the island. At over 80 metres high, watch in awe as the cascading water thunders into the pool below. A trip to the Black River Gorges National Park is also a fantastic way to get better acquainted with Mauritius.

Diving and snorkelling are much loved activities on the island and a unique chance to see the marine life and coral reefs that are hidden below the water level.

Sit back and relax on the pristine beaches, surrounded by palm trees and bright blue skies. With a book and cocktail in hand, watch the sun set over this idyllic setting, before setting off home or continuing your adventures.