African Romance Safari | African Travel

Kruger National Park, South Africa
Kruger National Park, South Africa

South Africa & Mozambique Safari

12 days | Cape Town to Johannesburg

From $13,395 per person

Looking for the perfect escape to unwind and embrace Africa? This 12-day African Romance Safari from African Travel starts in Cape Town, followed by a luxurious safari on a private reserve in Kruger National Park, and ends with a beach retreat in Mozambique.

This journey is filled with romantic touches, thrilling game drives, and wine tastings. Meet leaders protecting wildlife and have an ocean safari of a different kind.

African Travel is a leader in African safaris and offers a wealth of safari adventures, which can be customized to fit your travel type.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago, with an island hopping adventure, ocean safari, and four days of idyllic relaxation

  • Visit the stunning seascapes of the Cape Peninsula and watch the penguins at Boulders Beach.

  • Meet members of the Tango K9 unit to learn about the work they do in combating poaching in and around the reserve.

  • Participate in guided safari drives and nature walks.

  • Sample local artisinal foods and wines in the beautiful Winelands.

Boulders Beach, South Africa
Boulders Beach, South Africa

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1: Arrive in Cape Town, South Africa

Your romantic journey begins in the heart of Cape Town, one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

DAY 2: Cape Town

View the pristine beaches of Camps Bay and hug the cliffs along legendary Chapman’s Peak Drive on your way to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Enjoy lunch and watch a colony of penguins at beautiful Boulders Beach. (B,L)

DAY 3: Cape Town

Start your day at the top of Table Mountain to view Cape Town before descending into the city for a private guided tour. Cape Town has some of the most colorful neighborhoods with quirky shops, artisans, and welcoming locals. (B,L)

DAY 4: Cape Town

Taste your way through Stellenbosch on a guided walk of family-owned specialty shops: artisanal breads, locally grown teas, biltong and droëwors (cured meats) and sweet treats like koeksisters and Amarula mousse. Enjoy a special wine tasting this afternoon. (B,L)

DAY 5: Cape Town – Kruger Private Reserve

Fly to your lodge in a private reserve in Kruger National Park, known for one of the country’s finest bush experiences. This afternoon depart on your guided first game drive, which extends into a thrilling night drive in search of nocturnal animals out on their nightly prowls. (B,L,D)

DAY 6: Kruger Private Reserve

Twice-daily game drives throughout the reserve, accompanied by expert rangers and trackers, provide plenty of opportunities to witness wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the Big Five – the most iconic of the African animals. Meet members of the Tango K9 unit to learn about the work they do in combating poaching in and around the reserve.(B,L,D)

DAY 7: Kruger Private Reserve

Day at your leisure. Explore the rarer sights and wonders of the bush, or perhaps take a guided walk through the bush. Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars. (B,L,D)

DAY 8: Kruger Private Reserve – Bazaruto Archipelago

Enjoy one final game drive before flying to the island of Mozambique. Your beach home is set in a protected marine conservation area, with pristine beaches and unspoiled coral reefs. (B,L,D)

DAY 9: Bazaruto Archipelago

Board a speedboat for an island-hopping adventure around the Archipelago. Hike up Bazaruto Dune and then head to Two Mile Reef for spectacular snorkeling among hundreds of species of tropical fish and coral – and possibly humpback whales during their annual migration. (B,L,D)

DAYS 10-11: Bazaruto Archipelago

For two days, opt for complete relaxation or adventure. Enjoy the spa, book a 4×4 drive among the local communities and dunes, horseback ride, go deep sea fishing, or enjoy a sunset dhow cruise. (B,L,D)

DAY 12: Bazaruto Archipelago – Johannesburg

Bid farewell to Africa, taking with you a lifetime of loving memories. Fly back to Johannesburg and your onward flight home.

Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique


Taj Cape Town | Cape Town, South Africa
Ideally situated for those looking to explore Cape Town, with luxurious rooms that offer spectacular views of either the city or the mountain.

Simbambili Game Lodge | Kruger Private Reserve, South Africa
Situated along the Manyeleti River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and designed to blend with the environment. Luxury suite feature wrap-around decks with spectacular views over the extensive woodland.

Azura Benguerra Island | Mozambique
Azura is the area’s first luxury eco-boutique retreat. Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, each secluded villa has a private sundeck and pool.

Dates and Pricing

2023 Departures | From $13,395 per person

Prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated and include internal flights. Price does not include airfare to and from arrival and departure cities.

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  • Before you Go Welcome Gift – Safari starter kit includes stylish bag, safari swag, and how-to guides on tipping, weather and travel
  • Dedicated US-based Safari Specialist
  • Choice of Meet & Greet Services ranging from basic airport transfers to VIP services
  • Five-star accommodations
  • Expert guide
  • Sightseeing activities specified in itinerary
  • Meals, as noted on itinerary

About African Travel

As the longest established luxury safari operator focused exclusively on the African continent, African Travel, Inc. is dedicated to creating and providing the ultimate African experience. 

African Travel offers a broad range of trips and styles. Its dedicated team has lived and traveled extensively throughout the continent and shares their wealth of expertise on every safari vacation.

Customize your travel with one of these travel types:

Tailor Made –  Create your own bespoke travel experience, the most popular travel style.

Safari Vacation Packages – Choose from over 30 inclusive travel packages, each with a private guide and five-star accommodations.

Group Safaris – Perfect for an intimate group of family and friends.

Contact us to learn more about safari tours with African Travel.

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