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Big Five Safari South Africa

Tour Details

Our Big Five Safari – personally one of our favourite holiday packages, includes a whole variety of destinations and activities such as Five National Parks, horseback Safari, Elephant Back Safari, Hot Air Ballooning, a visit in Swaziland and so much more. Travel along the coastline from the Shaka International Airport all the way to the inland O.R Tambo International Airport and experience what Africa’s all about. All our tours are done by  local experienced guides who give you the  most out of your South African Tour. Our Tours are done with fully air conditioned, closed  vehicles.

Why choose this package!

  • Made In Africa
  • Exceptional Value
  • Quality Service
  • Basic To Luxury Accommodation
  • Expert Guides
  • Years Of Experience

Day 1,Travelling to South Africa

Depart from your destination on your Africa bound flight. Once you have landed you will be met by your dedicated tour guide at the King Shaka International Durban Airport and you will be taken to your chosen accommodation, where you will spend the rest of your day/night resting and enjoying refreshments after the long flight.

Day 2,Depart to the small town Hluhluwe, on the way visit the famous Shaka Land for a brief tour of this cultural Zulu Village.

After breakfast you will be on your way to the famous Cultural Village of Shaka Land, where you will be given a captivating tour of the history of the famous King Shaka and the ancient Zulu tribe’s way of living, after which you will be heading out to the Emdoneni Lodge to have some lovely cake and tea (own account) and have the opportunity to touch tame cheetahs and have your photo taken. Thereafter you will be taken on your choice of either a horse back beach safari or a horse back game safari, both consisting of either 1 or 2 hours.

Day 3,Explore the tip of the World’s First Heritage site, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park as you drive to a stretch of beach known as Cape Vidal, relax and have a pre made picnic whilst sunbathing in the African sun.

Kick the day off by taking a game drive along the breathtaking Eastern shores  to the serene beach of Cape Vidal, kick your shoes off and have an amazing secluded beach picnic with traditional South African snacks such as biltong and Nik Naks. Spend the rest of the morning sunbathing or walking along the crashing waves. Thereafter you will be taken to the local town of St Lucia to have some lunch at a restaurant of your choice. Have some time off and explore the lovely little curio shops in and around the town. Make yourself acquainted with the local hippos and crocodiles that inhabits Lake St Lucia on a magnificent sunset cruise on St Lucia’s Estuary. You will then make your way back to your accommodation in Hluhluwe..

Day 4,Depart to Swaziland through the Pongola Nature Reserve and finally reach the Hlane National Park, where you will spend the night

An early start allows you to depart to the beautiful country of Swaziland, known for the friendly people and the exquisite countryside. On your way to Swaziland, travel through the bordering Pongola Nature Reserve  and make your way to the Hlane Royal National Park where you will spend the night.

Day 5,After breakfast, take a morning drive in the Hlane National Park to view some game. Depart to the famous Kruger National Park.

Today you will be starting your day by taking a morning game drive in the Hlane Royal National Park, after which you will be departing to your accommodation near the Kruger National Park. Spend the rest of your day relaxing and/or exploring at your choice of accommodation, after the long drive.

Day 6,Take a day trip through the Kruger National Park to the Satara Camp site and have the opportunity to seek out “Africa’s Big Five”

Today you will be traversing across the Kruger National Park to one of the campsites (Skukuza),where you will have a delicious lunch at the local restaurant. Be on the lookout for the famous “Big Five” and countless other bird species,fauna and flora. Be blown away by what nature’s got to offer. Travel back to your choice of accommodation and take the rest of the day off by having sundowners on the deck whilst experiencing a true African sunset.

Day 7,View the astonishing Kruger Park and surroundings out of the air on a hot air balloon. Go for a night game drive in the Kruger National Park

After breakfast, make your way to where you will go on a hot air balloon, overlooking the beautiful plateaus of the Kruger National Park and the bordering town of Hoedspruit. After this thrilling experience you will be taken to the exquisite Endangered Species Centre, where you will have the chance to meet the incredibly rare King Cheetah and countless other  endangered species. End the day by experiencing the amazing night life of the African wildlife by taking a night game drive.

Day 8,Today’s activities contains riding,touching,feeding an African elephant, as well as touching and feeding a hippo. End the day by having a picnic at the beautiful Mac Mac Falls.

An early morning start allows for a morning game drive in the Kruger National Park. Thereafter visit an elephant sanctuary where you will have the amazing opportunity to touch,feed and ride these gentle giants. Visit a famous tame hippo which you can also feed and touch. Have lunch in the form of a picnic at the relaxing and beautiful Mac Mac Falls

Day 9,Take a day trip to the Skukuza Campsite and have lunch at the Cattlebarren Restaurant.

Take the day easy by taking a day tour to deep into the Kruger Park to the Satara campsite. Stop for a light lunch and continue enjoying the natural beauty of the Kruger National Park.

Day 10,Depart to the so-called “City Of Gold” Johannesburg and experience a day tour.

Day 11,Goodbye South Africa

Spend the last morning overlooking the beautiful city of Johannesburg eating breakfast. Thereafter you will be dropped off at the airport.The vacation may be over, but the memories will linger for many years.

Jared Steyn

Qualified, registered and Experienced English speaking guide.

Arn Steyn

Qualified, registered and Experienced English speaking guide.

Joshua Steyn

Qualified, registered and Experienced English speaking guide.

Elephants Foraging Kruger Park, Crocodile River

Additional Info

  • Duration : 11 Days, 10 NIghts
  • Price : $
  • Location : South Africa

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Saturday:  9:00AM–12:00PM

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What Do Our Clients Say?

Joshua Steyn
Joshua Steyn
08:41 04 Apr 18
Excellent service and very knowledgeable guides! Thank you Wild At Heart for making the excursion most pleasant and exciting for my wife and I. Planning our next trip already! Most recommended for anyone pumped for an African Safari!
sbongiseni mbamali
sbongiseni mbamali
16:49 03 Apr 18
justin steyn
justin steyn
15:46 03 Apr 18
Siyabonga Innocent Khumalo
Siyabonga Innocent Khumalo
12:58 10 Feb 18
Visiting this place was so amazing, lot of fun, excellent service I have ever received, friendly staff made everything so simple and exciting. Also i was happy to see different animals. Everything was enjoyable.
Lexi Mitchley
Lexi Mitchley
07:16 19 Oct 17
Recommend, recommend, recommend!!! A+ Service from all those working at Wild at Heart!
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