A self-drive safari discovering the greatest highlights of South Africa at your own pace, starting in Johannesburg and ending in Durban – 9 Days
Panorama Route – Situated within the Mpumalanga province, the Panorama Route is seen as one of South Africa’s most beautiful scenic routes that link many great cultural and natural locations.
Blyde River Canyon – Blyde River Canyon is known as the world’s third largest canyon and the biggest green canyon.
Kruger National Park – There are eight main gates in the Kruger National Park, and the Park itself is home to six ecosystems, 517 different bird species and the world-renowned Big Five.
Kingdom of Eswatini – The country is named after the 19th century king Mswati II and is known for its stunning open natural landscapes and traditional African style with its different cultures 7 heritage.
St Lucia – Visit this UNESCO World Heritage site known for its outstanding natural importance.
Ballito Bay – A premier destination with wonderful climates, long, clean beaches and safe bathing and surfing within a sparkling sea.
We make use of mid-range typical African standard lodge accommodation. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, with en-suite bathrooms. Some properties are equipped with swimming pools, restaurants and/or bar areas.
Day 1: Graskop Hotel, or similar
Day 2 & 3: Casa do Sol, or similar
Day 4: Foresters Arms, or similar
Day 5 & 6: Ghost Mountain Inn, or similar
Day 7: Lidiko Lodge, or similar
Day 8: Riverside Hotel, or similar
Group Size: Minimum 2
Vehicles: This self-drive safari includes car rental from Avis Car Hire, group B (VW Polo Vivo or similar), with premium insurance cover.
Premium insurance includes: Theft and collision damage waiver, personal accident insurance, unlimited mileage, location surcharge, third party liability insurance, general public liability insurance, tourism levy, VAT and claims admin fee, tyre, rim and hubcap damage, windscreen damage/repair, sandblasting damage, water and undercarriage damage.
Excludes: Fuel, refundable rental deposit, rental contract fee, one-way drop off charges, delivery and collection fees, traffic fine administration fee, additional driver, child safety seats, GPS navigation, additional spare tyre rental and deposit.
Meals: Breakfasts will be in restaurants at the various accommodation establishments. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.
Visas: The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit South Africa and Swaziland prior to departure.
Travel Insurance: Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman African Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.
Making Your Travels Meaningful: The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.
Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R10,000 / US$1,000 / EUR1,000 or more a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.
We are also proud members of Pack for a Purpose, a global initiative that allows you to make a lasting impact on the communities you visit. Use your excess luggage allowance to pack supplies needed by the Dingani Primary School in Zimbabwe and Masongora Primary School in Uganda. We’ll then make sure it gets delivered to them. Click here to view the schools current needs list.