How to cover South Africa in 12 days

From being captivated by the majestic African Leopard at Kruger National Park to club hopping through over 55 nightclubs in Cape Town or exploring over 450 wine yards across South Africa, also known as the Rainbow Nation is your ideal African experience. If you set out to explore its 1650 km coastline from Cape Town to Durban, the 45 National Parks offering the World’s most rich bio diversity or the culturally diverse capitals Capetown, Pretoria and Blomfontein it could easily take you a lifetime and you would still want to come back for more!

You have limited vacation time and a bucket list filled with travel resolutions which is why team Go Caribou recommends the 12 day South African experience –an all inclusive flavor of South Africa in a nutshell snuggled between the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean.

With our 12-day travel plan you will experience leisure, adventure and everything that is quintessentially South Africa.

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Day 1-2: Classic Cape Peninsula Tour– Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, Boulder’s Beach, Table Mountain

Feel like making friends with a 1000 Cape Fur Seals or may be 700 penguins? How about you kick-start your tour with a coastal wild life seduction with a cruise through Seal Island, Penguin Island and the beautiful Boulders Beach?

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Take 2 days to explore the priceless wilderness at the Cape of Good Hope Natural Reserve, the vibrant art scene at Hout Bay and party the night away at the iconic Tiger Tiger for a classic Cape Town experience. If the weather permits, take a cable car ride to soak in the 70 km view of Cape Town at the peak of the 3km wide sandstone plateau at Table Mountain.

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Day 3 -4: Wine yard experience- Stellenbosch, Franschoek

Who can resist the down to earth friendliness of South African wine? We recommend the wine capital Franschoek and the spectacular Paarl Valley at Stellenbosch. Don’t forget to bring back some award winning Leopard’s Leap Blanc 2010 for your friends!

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Day 5-10 Road Trip experience- Garden Route

Self drive through the most famous lush coastline to browse through South Africa’s best beaches, mountains and forests. From whale spotting to exploring game reserves and leisurely coastal walks – the Mossel Bay to Storms River stretch offers exotic spectacular beauty.

Tip: We can arrange for a chauffer driven experience as well

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Day 11-12: Wild Life Experience- Kruger National Park

Grab your camera and get ready for an adrenaline rush as you immerse yourself in an unforgettable Safari experience- Kruger National Park is the real deal. You will feel outnumbered by nature amidst 16 eco zones, 336 tree species, 507 bird species and 1982 plant species. You can see miles of wilderness and never spot another person but you’re bound to run into many from the 147 mammals and 114 reptiles residing at the Park.

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Feeling tempted to tour South Africa? Allow us to plan customized tours for every experience you crave. This is the right time to book for an irresistible South African summer- the wilderness comes to life and the beaches feel more vibrant in the upcoming months. Say “jumbo!” today!

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