Highlights: • Kayak amongst a wild African Penguin Colony up the Cape coastline • Great White Shark Cage Dive • Wine Tour • Cape Town V&A Waterfront Shopping • Overnight Safari • Cape Point Exploration • Local Food Tour • Guided Table Mountain Hike • Guided Lions Head Hike • Gourmet breakfasts prepared by the BEAR NAKED CHEF each day.
Experience Lions Head at Sunset boasting breath taking beautiful 360° views of the 12 Apostles mountain range and Table Mountain.
Physical Rating: 3/5
DAY 2: GREAT WHITE SHARK DIVE
Experience the might Great White Shark up close and personal with this exclusive Man Expeditions Great White Shark Cage Dive lead by our partners from National Geographic's Mike Rutzens crew. The cage is on the surface of the water. No scuba diving required. Note: this is a full day excursion with a 3 hour drive each way.
Duration: Full day ( 6am-5pm)
Physical Rating: Suitable for all fitness levels
DAY 3: SOUTH AFRICAN CULTURAL FOOD TOUR
A walking tour of Bo-Kaap (cuisine, culture and culinary history of Cape Malay) followed by 3 course traditional Cape Malay meal served at a South African locals home.
Duration: 3 hours
DAY 4: AFRICAN PENGUIN KAYAK
An exclusive Man Expeditions guided kayak tour up the Cape coastline to an African Penguin Colony. This trip allows us to get up close and personal with the African Penguin in their natural habitat. We also often encounter dolphins, whales and seals during our paddle.
Physical Rating: 2/5 ( This is a slow easy paddle. No prior kayaking experience required)
DAY 5: WINE TOUR
Today we take you on a spectacular Wine Tour through some of South Africa's finest wineries finishing off with a scrumptious lunch at the wine estate.
-Premium tastings at 2 – 3 chosen farms of the day.
-Sit down 1 course A la Carte lunch.
-Site tour of the most historic wine farm in South Africa.
-Photographs taken for you throughout the day.
-Local & knowledgeable guide ready to answer your questions.
-5 star reviewed tour experience
DAY 6: TABLE MOUNTAIN "OFF TRACK" HIKE & MOUNTAIN TOP GOURMET PICNIC
Hike up the most iconic landmark of South Africa in style accompanied by our Man Expeditions guides. Get ready for an unforgettable experience as you walk up one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, boasting spectacular and breathtaking views all along the way of the Mother City surrounded by mountains and the Atlantic ocean. Hike at your own pace, taking in the sights and smells of the indigenous fynbos, including the King Protea when in bloom, South Africa’s prestigious national flower. Keep your eyes peeled for birds and small wildlife such as the sunbird, the sugarbird and the Dassie, the Elephant’s closest relative. Arriving at the Top of the Mountain, pause for a moment and let yourself be submerged by the incredible and picturesque views of Cape Town and the Atlantic.
If you choose not to do the hike, you can take the cable car up and down the mountain for some great photo ops.
Physical Rating: 4/5 ( you must have good cardio fitness to do this. This is a strenuous hike with some slightly technical segments which require some rock scaling).
DAY 7 & 8: OVERNIGHT SAFARI
- Depart Cape Town at 10am to our private safari reserve concession in the Karoo/Ceres region.
- Arrival at Safari lodge at 12H00
- Buffet Lunch outside under the boma starting between 13H00 - 13H30
- Safari in open 4X4 with a professional guide at 16H30
- Private dinner served in a secluded area of the reserve under the stars at 20H00
- Next morning we rise early for a safari drive with the sunrise at 06H00
- Breakfast at 09H00
- Depart back for Cape Town International Airport at 10H00
- Flight to Namibia departs at 14H55 (additional cost)
- 6pm check-in to our host hotel in Windhoek (additional cost). The rest of the evening is free time to explore in Windhoek