Penguin couple in Cape Town in South Africa

Magic and Romance: A Honeymoon Tour of South Africa

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Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Cape Town, Hermanus, Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Slip away into the magic of South Africa on a tour that explores the sparkling streets of Cape Town, the raw beauty of Hermanus and the sheer wonder of the bush. Wander the antique stores and vineyards of Cape Town, and climb to the top of Table Mountain. Watch for breaching whales from your oceanfront lodge, averting your eyes only to stroll along the boardwalks and beaches that fringe the shoreline. Complete the trip in the exclusive Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, where you will have countless...

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Trip Highlights

  • Climb to the top of Table Mountain, gazing down on the glittering world city below as it borders the ocean
  • Sample some of the best new world wines on a tour of South Africa’s prized vineyards
  • Learn about South Africa’s rich history through a tour of Robben Island and Mandela’s prison cell
  • Set out into the Atlantic Ocean in search of the migrating southern right whale
  • Hike along the jagged cliffs and tranquil beaches of Hermanus, pausing for artisan food and wine
  • Drive through the raw and pristine bush in search of elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos
  • Witness South Africa’s magic from some of her most luxurious and magnificent properties

Detailed Description

Cape Town’s Ellerman House provides a warm and romantic welcome to this dazzling city with her sweeping views, unbeatable cuisine and vintage wine. Explore the plateau of Table Mountain and the cliffs of the Cape Peninsula with four leisurely days in the city. Incorporate an element of history as you wander through museums, antique stores, and some of the southern hemisphere’s oldest vineyards. Romance is felt as you stroll through the expansive Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, or as you sip sundowners overlooking the ocean.

Themes of glamor and indulgence continue as you move out of the city towards the Walker Bay Nature Reserve and the remarkably beautiful Birkenhead House. Perched on dramatic cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, the decks at this property are the perfect place to watch for migrating Southern Right Whales. Wander along boardwalks and beaches into the quaint town of Hermanus, where you can again indulge in superb meals and browse through unique and spectacular boutiques.

Immerse yourself in the ultimate African adventure when you arrive in the heart of the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve at Singita Boulders. World-renowned for its luxury and high-quality service, this will be an unrivaled safari experience. Spend your days in search of lionesses, leopard cubs and herds of elephants, returning to the romance of your private cottage overlooking the riverbed below. Indulge in spa treatments and astonishing meals to fully complete this luxurious and lavish African honeymoon.

Starting Price

$5,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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