Soweto & Apartheid Museum l Pretoria City Tour l Sun City l Pilanesberg Game Reserve l Ndebele Village l Combination Sun City & Pilanesberg Game Reserve l Lesedi Cultural Experience l Cullinan Diamond Mine l De Wildt Cheetah Centre l Rhino and Lion Park l Sterkforntein Caves l Combination Sterkfontein & Lion and Rhino Park l Pilanesberg & Sun City Overnight
A quick glimpse of Joburg as we explore the city highlights and make our way towards Soweto, South Africa’s largest township, with over 3 million inhabitants. On this guided tour we visit the Hector Peterson Museum, where we relive the events of 16 June 1976 and take a drive by the houses of Winnie Mandela, Bishop Desmond Tutu and the ever-popular Nelson Mandela. The tour includes a visit to a community project in one of Soweto’s many squatter camps and experience first hand, what the life in Soweto and urban townships are all about. To enrich your journey through the past, we visit the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. The museum aims to communicate the basic principle behind apartheid. This is a very intense stopover but very informative. You can also explore Gold Reef City and the price includes: transport & guide. Depart 08:00
The administrative capital of South Africa, also known as “the Jakaranda City” offers a array of visitor attractions and facilities. We take you on a tour to explore the past and share the present cosmopolitan blend of the rainbow nation. The tour includes visits to The Voortrekker monument, Kruger House, Church Square and the Union Building. Depart 09:00 Return 13:00 Depart 13:00 Return 17:00 Price includes: transport, guide and museum fees
Sun City, also known as South Africa’s kingdom of pleasure is conveniently located about 2 hours drive outside Johannesburg, in the North West province. This internationally renowned holiday resort offers a vast array of activities and attractions that will appeal to even the most divergent of tastes. Activities and attractions range from luxury hotels, a casino and entertainment centre for those trying out their luck and outdoor activities such as golf and watersports for the more adventurous. Price includes transport and entry to Sun City. Departs: 08:00 Return: 20:00
Pilanesberg National Park is set in eroded remains of a 1,2 billion year old volcanic crater. The Park, which covers some 55 000 hectares, is the fourth largest game reserve in Southern Africa and is situated about 180km northwest of Pretoria. This malaria free park plays host to 360 bird species, the nocturnal brown hyena, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and the much sought after “Big 5”. Includes all entry fees, transport, guide and light picnic lunch. Departs: 06:00 Return: 20:00
A one-night getaway in the fourth largest game reserve in South Africa. We leave Pretoria as the sun rises and begin our journey to the North Western province. Lunch is served in the park, where after we begin our search for the much sought after “Big 5”. A traditional dinner is enjoyed around an African log fire as we listen to the sounds of the night. On the second day, we rise early to depart on the morning game drive, after which we return to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast, we are off to Sun City – “South Africa’s Kingdom of Pleasure”. The day is spent lying around in the sun and just relaxing after which we return home to Pretoria. Includes all entry fees, transport, service of a guide. Lunch for own account
We head towards Kwandebele, former homeland of the Ndebele. This traditional village with its hospitable people will take you on an unforgettable journey into the Ndebele culture and its various traditions and striking architecture. We enjoy lunch at a traditional restaurant where after we visit the Ndebele Foundation of Fransina Ndimande and the homestead of Esther Malangu. Clients are also offered the opportunity to stay overnight (own cost R 80pp) at the village to gain an even deeper insight into the art and lives of the Ndebele people. This community project need your support. This trip includes lunch. Departs: 09:00 Return: 17:00 Overnighters return early next morning.
Lesedi is a multi-cultural village set amongst the pristine bushveld and rocky hills less than an hours drive north of Johannesburg. This is a unique opportunity to experience the vibrant and colourful traditions of the Basotho, Ndebele, Pedi , Xhosa and Zulu people. The evening starts with an interactive video and dance session depicting the history, culture, myths and legends of five traditional cultural groups of South Africa. The evening culminates in “Nyama Choma”, the greatest African feast, where a wide variety of meat, such as warthog, kudu, crocodile, ostrich and impala grace the buffet along with fresh salads, fruit and delicious sweets and deserts to round of the experience. Transport, tour, traditional dancing and dinner is included. Depart 11:00 Return 15:00 Depart 15:00 Return 20:00
This mine has produced some of the world’s largest high quality gem stones. The tour is surface based and offer a insight into diamond production. Includes transport, entrance fees and the service of a guide.
Nestled in the foothills of the Magaliesberg, conveniently close to Johannesburg and Pretoria, lies the De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre. De Wildt is a research and breeding centre that is renowned for its success in breeding rare and endangered species. This is an unforgettable conservation experience, where you will have the chance to see animals like the rare king cheetah, wild dog and brown hyena up close. The tour includes an open vehicle game drive, where you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Includes transport, entrance fee and guide. PRIOR RESERVATION ESSENTIAL FOR THIS TOUR Morning: 07:00 – 12:00 Afternoon: 12:00 – 17:00
Just 30 minutes Northwest of Johannesburg, set in the beautiful Kromdraai Conservancy, lies the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. This haven, which will help you escape the hustle and bustle of the city, boasts game species like White Rhino, Hippo, Lions, Siberian and Bengal Tigers, Cheetah, Wild dogs and more than twenty species of game. Game drives with experienced Satour registered guides, allows visitors to experience the wildlife close up, and on a night drive the fascinating nocturnal habits of animals can be observed. Includes transport entrance fees and service of a guide Morning: 09:00 – 13:00 Afternoon: 13:00 – 17:00
Found in a dolomite hill in the Isaac Stegman Nature Reserve, this is the site of the famous Mrs. Ples (Plesianthropus Transvaalenis) discovered by Dr Robert Broom, who once described this as the anthropological treasure house of the world. One hour guided tours are conducted on the half hour from Tuesday to Sunday. Our museum houses some of the fossils found in the cave, and refreshments may be purchased from close by. Transport, entrance fees and service of a guide is included. Morning: 09:00 – 13:00 Afternoon: 13:00 - 17:00
A combination of the Sterkfontein Caves and the Lion and Rhino Park can be arranged on request. Just 30 minutes Northwest of Johannesburg, set in the beautiful Kromdraai Conservancy, lies the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. This haven, which will help you escape the hustle and bustle of the city, boasts game species like White Rhino, Hippo, Lions, Siberian and Bengal Tigers, Cheetah, Wild dogs and more than twenty species of game. Game drives with experienced Satour registered guides, allows visitors to experience the wildlife close up, and on a night drive the fascinating nocturnal habits of animals can be observed. Found in a dolomite hill in the Isaac Stegman Nature Reserve, this is the site of the famous Mrs. Ples (Plesianthropus Transvaalenis) discovered by Dr Robert Broom, who once described this as the anthropological treasure house of the world. One hour guided tours are conducted on the half hour from Tuesday to Sunday. Our museum houses some of the fossils found in the cave, and refreshments may be purchased from close by. Transport, entrance fees, light lunch and service of a guide is included. Departs: 09:00 Return: 16:00
For those with limited time this is an ideal opportunity to experience the best of bush, beach and glitter.
Day 1 We depart early in the morning, travelling North West to Pilansberg National Park, 1 1/2 hours drive away from Pretoria. The park is nestled in an eroded volcanic crater and stretches over 44 000 hectares, the 4th largest National Park in South Africa. As we enter the park the search begin for variety of bird life and the "Big 5” roaming the plains of this Crater. We “game drive” the whole day, stopping at waterholes and picnic spots for breakfast and lunch.
At sun set there would be an opportunity for a night drive to view nocturnal animals and bird life, conducted by park rangers in their open vehicles. (Own cost R 170pp) Dinner is enjoyed around open fire. We overnight in comfortable safari tents. (B L D)
Day 2 After early morning coffee and rusks the day starts with a 4 hour walking safari (own cost R 240pp) or early morning game drive till breakfast. At midday when the heat becomes too much for animal activity, we set off to Sun City for a quick glimpse of glitter and beach at the Valley of the Waves. Lunch is enjoyed at one of the many restaurants in the complex (own cost). At 15:30 we head back to Pilansberg on our last game drive to search for those animals we have not yet found. We return back to Pretoria when the gates of the park close, to arrive in Pretoria at 20:00. (B)
Includes Park fees, safari vehicle, guide, drinks Entrance to Sun City Meals as indicated
Excludes Optional Game Activities Juice with breakfast Entrance to Valley of the Waves Meals as indicated
Accommodation on sharing basis (communal facilities) ( min 2 pax)