South Africa - Private Adventure Adventures by Disney

South Africa - Private Adventure

Experience wonders only found in South Africa on this private tour with your favorite travel team. Highlights include traditional braai, explore Robben Island, learn about apartheid and see Nelson Mandela's cell, look for the "Big Five" on private game drives, ascend Table Mountain, meet penguins on Boulders Beach, wine tastings, Cape of Good Hope, marvel at elephants and raptors with handlers.


9 Daysfr. $11,769

  • The services of a Private Adventure Guide
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences
  • 3-DAY SAFARI Kapama Game Reserve
  • SEE the African Penguins at Boulder Beach
  • CLASSIC BUSH DINNER Bush Braai
  • WINE DRIVE SAFARI at Waterford Estate
  • PRIVATE GAME DRIVE with Tracker
  • LEARN about South Africa's apartheid era
  • RIDE the Flying Dutchman Funicular to lighthouse atop Cape Point
  • STOP at Cape of Good Hope
  • EAGLE ENCOUNTERS at Spier Farm
  • MARVEL at Falconry Displays
  • WINE & Chocolate Tasting
  • BIKE RIDE - Privately Guided at Spier Farm
  • LEARN Wine-Blending & CREATE Your Own Bottle of Wine
  • EVENING GAME DRIVE with Private Ranger
  • ELEPHANT Encounter
  • LEARN Basic Bush Survival Skills
  • TABLE MOUNTAIN Aerial Cableway & Nature Walk at Summit
  • PRIVATE TOUR Robben Island
  • VIEW Nelson Mandela's Cell
  • INTERACTIVE Drumming Class
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • AIRFARE TO AND FROM DESTINATION IS NOT INCLUDED IN PRICES. All prices are in U.S. dollars. All prices are subject to change without notice. The price per person is based on the number of participants on this Private Adventures trip. Price per person is subject to change based on actual travel dates. Your pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received, except where (i) price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees or (ii) prices per person change based on participant additions or cancellations. In the event of a participant cancellation, ABD reserves the right to increase the price per person. They shall notify you if the price per person increases and you agree to pay the increased price prior to the start of your trip. In the event you add one or more participants to your Private Adventures trip, ABD reserves the right to reduce the price per person. The child rate applies to Guests under 12 at the time of travel when accompanied by an adult. Guests und
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • Table Bay Hotel, Capetown, South Africa (3 nights)
  • Spier Hotel, Stellenbosch South Africa (2 nights)
  • Kapama River Lodge, Private Game Reserve, Hoedspruit, South Africa (3 nights)

CAPE TOWN Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Arrive at Cape Town - Welkom! Upon exiting customs, be greeted by an Adventures by Disney representative who escorts you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and takes you to the Table Bay Hotel.

Table Bay Hotel - Unwind from your journey as your Private Adventure Guide checks you into this spacious, sophisticated, full-service hotel located on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Ask your Private Adventure Guide for suggestions about exploring Cape Town on your own.

Afternoon Exploration and Dinner in Cape Town - Explore Cape Town, the “Mother City” of South Africa, which rests beneath the majestic Table Mountain on the edge of sandy white beaches and shimmering azure waves. Roam the picturesque Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with pathways that wind past the city's enticing cafés, open-air markets and the celebrated Two Oceans Aquarium. Ask your Private Adventure Guide to recommend the ideal restaurant for dinner that would fit your family’s needs.

Table Bay Hotel

CAPE TOWN Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Breakfast at Hotel - Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast before embarking on your adventure-filled day.

Robben Island Private Tour - Ferry from the V&A Waterfront to Robben Island where you will meet a private guide in a private vehicle for your tour of many of the areas of this historic prison where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners served their sentences during apartheid. The island, whose history spans over 500 years, has served many purposes during that time. During your visit, you will stop at the limestone quarry where prisoners were forced into manual labor, army and navy bunkers and the maximum security prison which includes Nelson Mandela’s cell.

Lunch On Your Own at The V&A Waterfront - Choose from over 80 dining & beverage options at this gorgeous and sustainable waterfront destination that caters to locals and international visitors alike.

The District Six Tour - Take a tour of District Six, which chronicles the injustice and racial intemperance dating from South Africa's apartheid period.

Welcome Dinner at GOLD Restaurant - Treat your taste buds to a culinary safari with flavorful African dishes from Cape Town to Timbuktu. This 14-course meal features traditional delicacies from a set menu.
Throughout the evening you’ll get in the groove with an interactive drumming class and be entertained by over 1,000 years of legend, history and artistry wrapped in the mystical wisdom of African proverbs. You’ll also celebrate Africa with Malian puppeteers whose puppets, masks and music tell African folk tales and dramatize the relationship human beings have with the spiritual world.

Breakfast, Dinner

Table Bay Hotel

CAPE TOWN Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Breakfast at the Hotel - Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast before embarking on your adventure-filled day.

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway & Nature Walk - Enjoy an exciting ride on the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway to the summit of Table Mountain. Then, take a privately guided nature walk along a series of paved paths through the fynbos—one of the world’s most diverse floral kingdoms—and see spectacular views from your towering perch!
Please note: This activity is weather permitting.

Transfer to Cape Point - Board a private vehicle and embark on a scenic drive to Cape Point.

Lunch at Seaforth Restaurant - Savor fresh seafood as well as other delicious non-seafood options from a set menu at a restaurant featuring a spectacular seaside view.

African Penguins at Boulders Beach - Take a short walk to Boulders Beach—home to the charming African penguins. Located in a cove on the azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean, its white sand beach is surrounded by massive granite boulders. Take a moment to delight in the antics of these adorable birds as they wade and waddle around!

Location Information Description

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Cape of Good Hope - Enjoy short stop at Cape of Good Hope for a photo opportunity. Marvel at the extraordinary scenery—the same view that greeted the 15th-century Portuguese explorers Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama.

Cape Point Funicular - Ride the Flying Dutchman Funicular up the mountainous slope through fynbos to the lighthouse at the top. Hike over the natural terrain and delight in the panoramic views. Then, take an easy stroll back down along a paved nature trail.

Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Dinner On Your Own in Cape Town - Peruse the local Cape Town restaurants and settle in for a delicious dinner. You can also ask your Private Adventure Guide to recommend a local favorite that your group will love.

Breakfast, Lunch

Table Bay Hotel

CAPE WINELANDS Location Information Description

Cape Town, South Africa

Breakfast at Hotel - Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel before heading to the Cape Winelands region in your private vehicle.

Location Information Description

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Waterford Wine Estate Vineyard Safari & Tasting - Take to the beautiful rolling slopes of the Waterford Estate on a fun and informative wine drive safari where you’ll be expertly guided through all aspects of what makes this region so biodiverse and viticulturally unique. Following a cellar tour, you’ll enjoy a tasting of 2 of the estate wines. Then, return to the tasting room and end your safari with a wine and chocolate pairing (with juice tasting options for our Junior Adventurers).

Lunch On Your Own in Stellenbosch - Enjoy a flavorful lunch at one of the local restaurants in this delightful town. Be sure to ask your Private Adventure Guide for a tasty recommendation.

Eagle Encounters at Spier Farm - Make your way through the verdant Cape Town countryside to the award-winning Spier Wine Farm, one of South Africa's oldest wineries — and your home for the next 2 nights — where you’ll enjoy its wildlife rehabilitation and conservation center. Interact up-close with eagles, hawks, owls and vultures at the center’s Eagle Encounters, plus be amazed by the falconry displays that showcase their distinctive natural talent.

Wine Experience & Chocolate-Tasting - Sample several varieties of the award-winning wines produced at Spier Wine Farm accompanied by some delicious chocolates while you learn about the farm and the region.

Dinner & Evening Exploration at Spier - Adventurers can stay and explore the amenites and restaurant options available at the hotel, or your Private Adventure Guide can assist you in arranging for a taxi to the nearby town of Stellenbosch, which is abundant with art galleries and boutiques — as well as an array of restaurants to discover the delicious dishes of the area. Ask your Private Adventure Guide to recommend a local favorite.

Breakfast

Spier Hotel

WINELANDS Location Information Description

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Breakfast at Hotel - Fuel up on a tasty breakfast buffet at your leisure.

Privately Guided Spier Farm Bike Ride - Relax and enjoy a leisurely bike ride through the grounds and farms of this historic estate while your Private Adventure Guide tells you about the history of the farm and the area as you pedal along.

Middelvlei Boerebraai Lunch & Wine Blending - Join in the Boerebraai fun at Middelvlei, where a resident braai — a unique South African social event where friends and family gather to cook outdoors, share good stories and a special bottle of wine creating a new and memorable experience—expert will prepare a delicious meal. You will also get to become part of the Middelvlei wine-making team where you’ll create your own bottle of wine and personalized label, to take home with you.
Special farm activities and juice tasting will be available for Junior Adventurers.

Optional Spier History & Heritage Walking Tour - Walk the grounds of this historic location guided by your Private Adventure Guide. Hear about this magical setting and what it means to the area today. Guests may also explore Spier on their own.

Dinner & Evening Exploration at Spier - Adventurers can stay and explore the amenites and restaurant options available at the hotel, or your Private Adventure Guide can assist you in arranging for a taxi to the nearby town of Stellenbosch, which is abundant with art galleries and boutiques — as well as an array of restaurants to discover the delicious dishes of the area. Ask your Private Adventure Guide to recommend a local favorite.

Breakfast, Lunch

Spier Hotel

KAPAMA GAME RESERVE Location Information Description

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Breakfast at Hotel - Fuel up on a tasty breakfast buffet at your leisure before heading to Cape Town International Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit.

Fly to Kapama - Leave from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) for Hoedspruit Airport (HDS) where you will be met by the Kapama staff who will take you to the Kapama River Lodge.

Location Information Description

Hoedspruit, South Africa

Kapama River Lodge Welcome Orientation & Lunch - Enjoy a delicious lunch while you learn all about the Kapama River Lodge, your home for the next 3 nights, as the staff welcome you for what will surely be a magical stay.

Evening Game Drive - Hop into a safari vehicle with your Private Ranger, who will be with you for the duration of your stay, and head out over natural terrain for an exclusive bush safari in “Big Five” country—home to lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Watch the transition from day to night as your tracker scans the horizon with a spotlight for the luminous glint of nocturnal eyes!
Please note: Guests must remain quiet and still during the game drive.

Bush Braai Buffet Dinner - After your evening game drive, be whisked away to a sumptuous outdoor BBQ, known in Afrikaans as a braai. Savor exotic and familiar dishes served with fresh African vegetables and grilled meats cooked to order.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kapama River Lodge

Location Information Description

Hoedspruit, South Africa

Morning Game Drive Rise and shine for an early morning snack of tea, coffee and traditional South African biscuits called rusks. Then, embark on an exclusive safari at first light—when the big cats are returning from a night of hunting! You just might see a regal adult lion passing by or an elephant herd foraging in the wild.
Please note: Guests must remain quiet and still during the game drive.

Breakfast at the Lodge - Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast at the lodge as you share stories from your morning game drive adventure!

Bush Braai Cooking Experience - Learn how to make a traditional vetkoek (savory pastry) with assorted fillings during this private cooking experience at the bush braai site.

Lunch at Kapama River Lodge - Enjoy a delicious meal at the lodge.

Exploration at Kapama River Lodge - Spend your afternoon leisurely exploring the array of amenities available to your and your group throughout the lodge.

Evening Game Drive - Take to the trails as your Private Ranger and Tracker lead you on another exciting evening game drive where you’ll be vigilant to catch a glimpse of some of the denizens of the African bush as they go about their nighttime rituals.
Please note: Guests must remain quiet and still during the game drive.

Boma Pizza Party with Chef - Join a lodge chef who will guide you as you make your very own pizzas, stick bread and boerwurst using the wood fired oven near the riverbed.

Disney Movie Night in the "Snake Pit" - Head into the Snake Pit Lounge, grab some popcorn and beverages and settle in to enjoy a screening of Disney’s “The Lion King.”

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kapama River Lodge

Location Information Description

Hoedspruit, South Africa

Morning Snacks & Beverages - Rise and shine for an early morning snack of tea, coffee and traditional South African biscuits before heading to Jabulani — located in the Kapama Reserve — for the Elephant Encounter at Jabulani.

Elephant Encounter at Jabulani - Peacefully observe the elephants of Jabulani in their natural habitat as the keepers share insightful stories and unique identification and distinctive character traits of the extraordinary anatomies of these spectacular animals.

Breakfast at the Lodge - Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast at the lodge as you share stories from your morning game drive adventure!

Morning Exploration at Kapama River Lodge Follow your morning game drive with some “you” time. Relax by the pool or play games in the lodge. You may also enjoy a visit to the lodge spa where you can soothe your mind, body and soul.
Please note: There is an additional fee for spa services.

Lunch at Kapama River Lodge - Enjoy a delicious meal at the lodge.

Bush Craft Survival - Get a crash course on basic bush survival skills, including viewing medicinal plant uses and other handy tips.

Evening Game Drive - Set your sights on spotting more of the amazing African animals in their natural surroundings as your group joins your Private Ranger and Tracker for a foray into the wilds on a final evening game drive. Be sure to keep your eyes open and you just may see other eyes watching you!
Please note: Guests must remain quiet and still during the game drive.

Farewell Dinner - Gather with your Private Ranger and members of your group for a magnificent meal and to swap stories about the amazing South African Adventure you just shared.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kapama River Lodge

KAPAMA GAME RESERVE Location Information Description

Hoedspruit, South Africa

Morning Game Drive - Get an early morning start to participate in another exclusive safari. Your ranger and tracker help you spot the Big Five game—lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffalo—as well as giraffes, baboons and birds.
Please note: Guests must remain quiet and still during the game drive.

Breakfast at the Lodge - Return to the lodge for one last hearty breakfast buffet before heading out to catch your flight to begin your trip home.

Location Information Description

Johannesburg, South Africa

Fly to Johannesburg - Take a late morning or early afternoon flight from Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport near the Kapama Game Reserve to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg for your return flight home. To assure a comfortable connection in Johannesburg, your evening flight should not be scheduled any time prior to 6:00 PM. Say sala kahle to south Africa—until you return again!

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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • GUEST CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: Failure to strictly comply with the deposit and final payment schedules, or any other applicable policies and procedures, will result in the automatic cancellation of pending reservations and applicable fees will be assessed. You may cancel by telephone or in writing. The time of cancellation will be the date upon which we receive notice from you. Arriving late or leaving a Trip in progress, for any reason whatsoever, will not result in a refund, and no refunds will be made for any unused portions of a Trip. Unless stated otherwise in your Guest Confirmation, the following cancellation policy shall apply:
  • Travel During the 2023 Adventure Season on Private Adventures: Days Prior to Trip Start & Fees (% of Trip price): 120 Days or More prior - Deposit and, if Hold Period applies, 100% of Trip price is nonrefundable after the earlier of (i) the end of the 14-day grace period, (ii) the Hold Period, or (iii) our receipt of your executed Travel Agreement, 119 to 90 Days - 50%, 89 to 46 Days - 75%, 45 to 0 Days - 100%.
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For Private Adventures Only: The price per person reflected in the Guest Confirmation is based on the number of Guests on the Trip. In the event of a Guest cancellation, we reserve the right to increase the price per person reflected in the Guest Confirmation. We shall notify you if the price per person increases, and you agree to pay the increased price by the required invoice dates. In the event you add one or more Guests to your Trip, we reserve the right to reduce the price per person reflected in this confirmation.
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