A southern right whale breaching in Walker Bay Nature Reserve, Hermanus, South Africa

South Africa Whale Watching Tour and African Safari

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Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Cape Town,  Hermanus, Oudtshoorn,  Safari at Amakhala Game Reserve

Suggested Duration

13 Days

Relish the rich natural beauty and diversity that South Africa has to offer, and enjoy the finest marine viewing experiences on this 13-day vacation . Get up-close-and-personal to marine mammals in their natural environment – experience the thrill of watching humpback whales lobtailing, southern right whales breaching, dolphins jumping and seals playing, and be awed by great-white sharks. Then shift your search from the sea to the land and scout the African bush for the Big Five – this vacation...

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Trip Highlights

  • Come face-to-face with Africa’s Big Five at Amakhala Game Reserve
  • Search for the Marine Big Five - namely: whales, sharks, seals, dolphins and penguins
  • See as many as three different whale species
  • Interact with, and ride, the world’s largest bird – the ostrich
  • Relish a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to ‘walk with baboons’
  • Discover the underground wonders of the Cango Caves - Africa’s largest show cave system
  • Cultural tour: meet local South Africans first-hand by taking a township tour
  • Leap off the highest commercial bungee jump in the world (optional) - a plunge that Prince Harry took while in South Africa
  • Appreciate that on your vacation you’ll use companies recognized by the Fair Trade Tourism organization for their commitment to ethical, social and environmental processes and the promotion of responsible tourism

Starting Price

$12,670 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • 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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