Trip to Africa: Cape Town and Luxury Safari Honeymoon

This Trip to Africa: Cape Town and Luxury Safari Honeymoon package was designed for a honeymoon couple from Toronto. We sent them on a fabulous getaway to Cape Town and a safari adventure on a private game reserve. For this once-in-a-lifetime trip, they decided to pamper themselves by staying in some of our favorite luxury properties, where 5-star service and unexpected special touches exceeded their expectations.

Their Trip to Africa: Cape Town and Luxury Safari Honeymoon began in sunny, coastal Cape Town. Here, they stayed at Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, a luxury boutique hotel located on the slopes of the famous Twelve Apostles mountain range. They enjoyed magnificent views over the ocean during their romantic gourmet dinner at the hotel’s renowned Azure Restaurant.

The next day was spent with a private guide on a full-day tour of Cape Point and the Peninsula, part of Cape Town’s stunning surroundings. They took in the beautiful beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, then ventured to Hout Bay and took an excursion to Seal Island to see the large number of Cape seals lounging on the tiny island. Their tour continued with a scenic coastal drive to False Bay and a visit to the gorgeous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

After a day of leisure in Cape Town, their Trip to Africa: Cape Town and Luxury Safari Honeymoon continued with an unforgettable luxury safari adventure. They journeyed to Mateya Safari Lodge, located on a private game reserve. They experienced a thrilling Big 5 African safari amid the lush green plains of the South African bush. In between safari activities, they were able to unwind in their luxurious suite, dine on delicious gourmet meals in the open air, and enjoy beautiful views from the seclusion of their romantic plunge pool.

At last, their Trip to Africa: Cape Town and Luxury Safari Honeymoon came to an end, and it was time to say goodbye to their luxurious African escape.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to Cape Town! You will be met at the door of your aircraft with your name on a paging board and assisted through immigration, baggage collection, and customs. You will then be shown to your awaiting transfer vehicle, which will whisk you away to Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, your home for the next 3 nights. Dramatically poised on the slopes of the Twelve Apostles mountain range, this 5-star boutique hotel overlooks a natural paradise of uninterrupted ocean and mountain panoramas. Sip cocktails in the bar as the sun slips below the horizon.
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Day 2
Today, you embark on a private, full-day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Take in the stunning beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay before crossing over to Hout Bay, where you may choose to join an optional boat cruise to Seal Island. From here, you drive to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve via Chapman’s Peak, one of the world’s most breathtaking coastal drives. Here, you can board a funicular to the top of the Peninsula to witness the symbolic meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and enjoy spectacular views over False Bay. Then, continue to Simonstown, the naval base, and visit the adorable penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Finally, stop at the world-renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens before returning to the hotel.
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Days 3-4
These days are yours to explore Cape Town at your leisure. Vibrant neighborhoods, world-class dining and shopping, cultural excursions, and adventure are all at your fingertips. Perhaps explore Table Mountain National Park for fantastic views over the city and coastline, or get an adrenaline rush by cage diving with great white sharks. Or, stroll through fashionable Bree Street for lunch at one of the many innovative restaurants Cape Town has to offer.
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa

Day 5
It’s time to begin your African wildlife safari! A short domestic flight and private road transfers bring you to Madikwe Private Game Reserve. Stay in an intimate Kopano suite, with a spacious and luxurious room inspired by your natural surroundings. Time permitting, you may experience your first game drive tonight! Alternatively, you can relax and rest up for tomorrow’s adventure by enjoying a delicious outdoor meal followed by a romantic dip in your private plunge pool.
Mateya Safari Lodge

Day 5 – 7
Your days at Madikwe are a perfect blend of adventure, luxury, and romance. Experience the thrill of a game drive to see lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, and more in the wild. You can also enjoy walking safaris for a more intimate nature experience. Between safari adventures, indulge in fine dining to the hoot of an owl, the roar of a lion, or the crazed whoop of a hyena; rejuvenate with fabulous spa treatments; relax in the spacious common areas of the Kopano lodge; or perhaps opt for a cultural visit to a local village.
Mateya Safari Lodge

Day 8
Today, it’s time to say goodbye to South Africa. Enjoy a private transfer to the airport, looking out over the serene beauty of the African bush one last time before you begin your journey home.

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