South Africa Fully Escorted Group Tour
From George To Johannesburg, South Africa - 20 Nights

Departing from:
Johannesburg, South Africa
20 Nights
Visit 3 of the jewels of Africa, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe
Travel Dates:
19/06/24 to 10/07/24
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Day 1 

Today you will be pick up from your home and transferred to the Ballina for your flight to Africa via Sydney and Singapore.

Day 2 – Johannesburg to George

On arrival at Johannesburg airport, clear emigration and customs, before making our way to the domestic terminal for our flight to George, Western Cape. On arrival in George, we will be met by our guide and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and free time. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Protea Hotel King George or similar.

Day 3 – George to Knysna

After breakfast, depart from George via Wilderness until the Knysna Elephant Park for our first wildlife experience.

The Knysna Elephant Park (est. 1994) was the first facility in South Africa to house and care for orphaned African elephants. Over the last twenty years, the park has cared for and raised more than forty elephants. These animals include relocated animals, orphaned calves, and elephants rescued from culls. Some have become part of the resident herd, others have moved onto other reserves and facilities in the Western and Eastern Cape, depending on their personalities, bonds with other animals and welfare needs.

In the afternoon, enjoy Knysna lagoon cruise followed by dinner at the waterfront.

Overnight: Protea Hotel Knysna Quays

Day 4 – Knysna to Oudthsoorn

After breakfast depart from Knysna, driving north via the famous Outeniqua Pass, one of the most famous mountains passes in the Western Cape providing you with sweeping views and unforgettable scenery.

Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the country. This industry began in 1880, when the ladies from Europe and America discovered their love for ostrich feathers. The houses of the rich “Ostrich Barone” adorn the cityscape of Oudtshoorn and can still be seen today. Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight: Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar.

Day 5 – Oudtshoorn 

After breakfast visit the Cango Caves, the Cango wildlife park. Enjoy lunch and tour of the Ostrich Safari farm before returning to hotel. Dinner is included.

Overnight: Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar.

Day 6 – Oudtshoorn to Cape Town 

After breakfast depart from Oudtshoorn to the mother city of Cape Town. Dinner is included at the hotel.

Overnight: The Portswood Hotel or similar

Day 7 – Cape Town 

This morning enjoy a Cape Town city tour with Signal Hill views of the mother city. Continue to explore the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden.

Continue to the Cape Winelands to enjoy lunch, wine tasting and cellar tour at one of the local wine estates, before returning to the hotel later afternoon.

Overnight: The Portswood Hotel or similar

Day 8 – Cape Town 

Today you will take a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula. Enjoy a short cruise to Seal Island. Discover the Cape of Good Hope nature reserve. Visit the penguin’s colony living at the Boulders Beach. Enjoy a SEAFOOD lunch. Return to our hotel late afternoon

Overnight: The Portswood Hotel or similar

Day 9 – Cape Town

Full day at leisure and may be one of the other optional tours:

Optional 1: Take a trip to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison & Table Mountain (Aerial cableway tickets excluded) – Subject to weather conditions. If not possible to take the cableway we will drive with the coach to Signal Hill for a magnificent view of the city.

Optional 2: Dive with sharks with transport, Breakfast, light lunch, all equipment

Overnight: The Portswood Hotel or similar

Day 10 – Cape Town to Kruger Park 

After breakfast transfer from the hotel to the airport for our flight to MQP Kruger Park Airport. Met by our new driver & coach. Enter the Kruger Park for an afternoon game viewing in the coach. Make our way to our hotel for overnight.

Overnight: Pine Lake Inn or similar

Day 11 – Kruger Park to Private Game Reserve

After breakfast depart for the Hoedspruit recharge project for a tour before making our way to our Private Game Reserve. We will continue our journey until our Private Game Reserve. Check-in and after some refreshments, depart on our afternoon Safari in 4WD open vehicles, returning to the lodge after dark for our dinner.

Overnight: Shiduli Private Game Lodge or similar

Day 12 – Private Game Reserve

Early morning 4WD safari. Return to the lodge for Breakfast. Followed by a free optional bush walk. Lunch at the lodge, before some free time to relax, before departing again for our second 4WD safari returning to the lodge for dinner.

Overnight: Shiduli Private Game Lodge or similar

Day 13 – Private Game Reserve to Johannesburg

Early morning 4WD safari. Return to the lodge for breakfast and check out. We will drive to Hoedspruit endangered species project for an amazing visit, before making our way back to Johannesburg. Check in at our hotel. Dinner is included.

Overnight: Peermont D’Oreale Grande at Emperors Palace or similar

Day 14 – Johannesburg to Soweto

After breakfast, enjoy an orientation tour of Pretoria, followed by Soweto with a lunch at a local family house and Johannesburg CBD before returning to our hotel.

Overnight: Peermont D’Oreale Grande at Emperors Palace or similar

Day 15 – Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Private transfer from hotel to airport for our flight Johannesburg – Victoria falls.


Met on arrival and transfer to our hotel for check-in and some free time to explore the resort and the town 19H00 transfer to the village for a Boma with dances / drums show Dinner.

Overnight at Elephant Hills Resort or similar

Day 16 – Victoria Falls

After breakfast, we will depart to experience the “magic” of the falls during a guided tour.

Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’.

Afternoon is at leisure. We have some FLIGHT OF ANGELS (Helicopter flight over the falls).  Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight at Elephant Hills Resort or similar

Day 17 – Victoria Falls to Kasane Botswana 

After breakfast, depart for one hour drive to the Botswana boarder and Transferred to the lodge for check in. Afternoon 4WD safari in Chobe National Park. Dinner and Breakfast are included.

Overnight at Chobe Marina Lodge or similar

Day 18 – Chobe National Park to Kasane 

An exciting morning 4wd safari gives you the opportunity to approach Africa’s wild animals from the far, to do various wildlife observations and to discover the diversity and fascination of nature. Following the Game Drive, you will enjoy a hearty breakfast at your lodge and the next few hours are at your leisure.

Lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Chobe River, you can experience more fascinating game viewing from the water and if you are lucky, get close to the impulsive Hippos. Since the shallow boats have little draft, you can go directly to the shore and watch the various animals (buffalo, antelope, crocodile, Comorian, white-tailed eagle, waterbuck) without disturbing them. You may also be crossing an elephant family making their way through the river. A perfect end to the day! Full board and all game activities.

Overnight at Chobe Marina Lodge or similar

Day 19 – Kasane to Johannesburg 

Our final 4WD safari, followed by breakfast, before our transfer to the back to Zimbabwe at the Victoria Falls airport for our flight to Johannesburg. Arrival in Johannesburg met and private transfer to your hotel.  AFRICA FAREWELL DINNER.

Overnight at Peermont D’Oreale Grande at Emperors Palace

Day 20 – Johannesburg to Singapore

After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for our flight home.

Day 21 – Sydney

Upon arrival back in Sydney, we will collect our bags and pass through customs. Once through we will make our way to ibis Sydney Airport Hotel where we will stay the night.

Overnight at ibis Sydney Airport or similar

Day 22 – Sydney to Home 

Shuttle transfer from hotel to Domestic airport for our flight to Ballina. 2Met on arrival in Ballina airport and transferred back home.


Visit 3 of the jewels of Africa, South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.  You will be left amazing and wanting more when your trip ends. You will experience the   diversity that Africa offers, from the western sophistication of Cape Town to the true African wilderness in Shiduli Private Game Reserve and Botswana and be left breathless at the magnificence of the Victoria Falls!

  • Return Transfers from your home to the Airport
  • Return Economy Class Fares
  • 20 Nights’ Accommodation with Breakfast Daily
  • 12 Dinners, 2 Lunches Included
  • Local Tour Guide as well as someone from Casino Travel Shoppe
  • Game drive in an open vehicle
  • Game drive Chobe National Park and a boat cruise on Chobe River
  • Guided tour of the Victoria Falls


Travel Dates: 19 June till 10 July 2024

Single Supplement + $1990.00

Deposit $3000.00 per person 

Tour Cost:  Total tour cost reflected in this brochure is per person twin share. Single Supplement applies.

(All costs are subject to change until your tour has been paid in full.)

Deposit: A non-refundable  deposit per person is required within 7 days of confirmation of your reservation.

Final payment: The final payment, plus single supplement (if applicable) must be received 75 days prior to departure or as advised at the time of the booking.

Payment methods: Payment can be made by cash, cheque, direct deposit and credit card. Credit Cards incur a 1.0% surcharge above the tour cost. The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard  and American Express. Please note no foreign credit cards can be accepted for payment.

Cancellations: In the event of cancellation, you agree to pay the cancellation fees listed on the Casino Travel Shoppe Schedule of Service Items and Fees. In addition, you agree to be liable for all supplier cancellation fees.

Travel insurance is compulsory and provides protection against most legitimate reasons for cancellation. Your deposit is non refundable. Once you have made the final payment, the full payment is non-refundable. The client is responsible for cancellation fees          immediately confirmation of arrangements is conveyed verbally or in writing to you as the client.

Refunds: Once the departure is reached, cancellations for unused services/vouchers are not refundable. Refunds cannot be           authorised by service providers.

Amendment Fees: Once tour reservations are confirmed changes will attract a minimum fee of $330 per client file, plus fees applied by airlines and other service providers.

Late bookings: Bookings made within 25 days of departure may require an additional fee. Details of the fee if applied will be advised at the time of requesting your reservation. Additional airfare costs may also be necessary and will also be passed on at the time of your   booking request.

Late payment: In some instances suppliers impose a late payment fee, should the late payment be due to the failure of the client to pay by the due date this fee may be passed on as an additional amount payable above the tour cost advertised.

Document reissue: A fee of $330  dollars will apply to reissue and dispatch of documents

Departure date: The departure date is the date selected for this tour. The tour will be operated by a Supplier/s commencing on the date stipulated in the itinerary and the Casino Travel Shoppe group will form part of the overall Supplier departure for this tour. Should this tour date change, clients will be offered alternate departure dates. Where a client is affected by a departure date change, then the client’s consent as to alternatives will be sought.

Prices: All prices and amounts quoted are current at the time of publication. Airfares, taxes, fuel surcharges, and currency fluctuations as well as land content costs from suppliers can change at any time and are beyond our control and the control of suppliers of product offered. Any changes in price affecting the client will be advised immediately they become known. Regrettably in some instances the change is not advised in time to protect the client from additional cost for the tour.

Not included: Charges for excess luggage, personal services, gratuities (unless stated in the departure itinerary), laundry, drinks, meals except as specified, pre travel documentation unless stated in the departure itinerary), personal accident and medical expenses including all communication charges incurred on the passengers behalf

Tour operator’s responsibility: The supplier/s and its/their associated companies or agents act in the capacity as agent for the      suppliers of transportation and tour operation services. Seasonal variation in airline, transport and accommodation services may      necessitate minor variations to itineraries and hotel standards. Any variation inconsistent with the applicable tour described in this    brochure or the Supplier’s brochure/website will be discussed and agreed with the client

Quotations for tours are subject to tariff and exchange rate variations and may differ from prices quoted in this brochure and that of the Supplier.

The Supplier/s and other eligible parties shall not be responsible for any injury, damage, accident, loss, and delay in respect of any      person or property. In this clause “eligible parties” shall include any carrier, tour operator or other provider of any service in respect of a tour and for the purpose of conferring the benefit of this clause upon eligible parties. The exclusion of liability contained in this clause shall be subject to all statutory warranties. These conditions of booking shall form part of the contract between the client and the Supplier/s. Where a carrier notifies conditions of carriage on any ticket, coupon or brochure, then the client shall be bound by those        conditions.

Cancellation: The Supplier/s reserves the right to cancel or withdraw at any time any booking made for any client and in such an event the Supplier/s shall be under no liability in respect of any loss or damage to a client provided that the client shall be entitled to a full refund in respect of any monies paid.

Holiday costs: Tour costs are a gross amount including all services stipulated and itinerary planning, currency transfers, booking          procedures and communication costs. Unless agreed by the Supplier/s, no itemised costing will be provided

Conditions of booking: By instructing Casino Travel Shoppe or the Supplier/s directly, either verbally or in writing to proceed with          Reservations on your behalf,  you, the client shall be taken to have accepted these conditions of booking as binding.

Fully Escorted Conditions**
A member of the Casino Travel Shoppe staff will accompany this tour as long as a minimum of 20 passengers are booked on this tour. Should the required numbers not be reached the tour will operate as normal with national and local guides. All items mentioned in the itinerary will be provided however you will complete the international flights unaccompanied. All transfers will be provided within         Australia and at your destination.

Product Descriptions:
Descriptions and information on products and services are based on information supplied by our third party suppliers and are subject to change at any time. The standard of accommodation and other services are based on various factors, which are generally accepted as indicative of a certain class; however, we do not guarantee the standard, class, or fitness for purpose of that accommodation or service.

Limit of Liability:
We do our best to make sure your arrangements are satisfactory, however many of the goods and services offered by Casino Travel Shoppe are supplied by third parties and we act as an agent only for those suppliers. To the extent permitted by law, Casino Travel Shoppe Pty Ltd excludes all liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to physical and psychological injury, and loss or damage to property of whatever nature) that may arise in any way in connection with the offer or supply of goods or        services through Casino Travel Shoppe or any third parties, or in connection with the supply of such goods or services.

f the Trade Practices Act 1974 or any similar law implies a condition of warranty that cannot be excluded, the liability of   Casino Travel Shoppe Pty Ltd for a breach of the condition or warranty will be limited as determined by Casino Travel Shoppe Pty Ltd in its absolute discretion to:

In the case of services: The supplying of the services again; or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

Events beyond our control:
Casino Travel Shoppe Pty Ltd does not accept any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expenses or    inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by any events which are beyond its control including, but not  limited to, war, civil              disturbances, fire, floods, acts of God, acts of Government or any other authorities, accident to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial action.

Destination passenger enquiries:
Casino Travel Shoppe makes no representations as to the safety, conditions or other issues that may exist at any destination.         International travel advice can be obtained from various sources, including local government, local consular offices and the Australian         Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. (

Travel Insurance:
On all Casino Travel Shoppe Group tours, purchasing a travel insurance policy of your choice to cover loss, damage, illness, injury or other unexpected circumstances is compulsory. In all instances Travel Insurance is compulsory before you are accepted on a tour. You can not insure against changing your mind about your journey.

Health and immigration:

You should familiarise yourself with any health or visa requirements that may be applicable in the areas you intend visiting. You are responsible for all exit, entry, health and other documents required by laws, regulations, orders, demands or requirements of the      countries visited or transited. Each person travelling internationally shall carry a valid passport with at least 6 months validity at all times. Passports and Visas are your personal responsibility. In some instances the staff at Casino Travel Shoppe can arrange visas.

** Fully Escorted Conditions** The Escort  will accompany this tour as long as a minimum of 8  passengers are booked on this tour. Should the required numbers not be reached the tour will operate as normal with national and local guides. All items mentioned in the itinerary will be provided however you will complete the international flights  unaccompanied. All transfers will be provided within Australia and at your destination.




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