Big 5 Day Safari from Cape Town
- Cape Town, South Africa, Stellenbosch
Why not indulge in a day away from the Winelands to get up close and personal with the Big 5 – Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffaloes, and Leopards! In just under one and a half hours from Cape Town/Stellenbosch, we take you on a thrilling safari adventure at a malaria-free game reserve, offering an authentic bush experience. The day tour kicks off with an early departure from Cape Town/Stellenbosch, ensuring you arrive in time for a delightful and unhurried breakfast. Subsequently, you board one of our open vehicles with a seasoned guide for an immersive 2-3 hour game drive. After ticking off your list of remarkable wildlife encounters, you return to the Boma, where you can unwind with a refreshing drink by the pool. A sumptuous buffet-style lunch awaits, providing a perfect opportunity to rejuvenate before your journey back to Stellenbosch. If time allows, we make a pit stop for a cheese and wine tasting at one of the vineyards in Paarl, or to savor the breathtaking panorama from the Taal (Language) Monument. You’ll return in time to enjoy those relaxing sundowners.
Day 1 Day Safari
Early morning departure from Cape Town/Stellenbosch. Arrive at the Malaria-Free Game Reserve in time for a leisurely breakfast. Join a 2-3 hour guided game drive in an open safari vehicle, encountering the Big 5 and other wildlife species. Return to the Boma area for relaxation by the pool, followed by a buffet-style lunch. Optional visit to a vineyard in Paarl for wine and cheese tasting. Stop at the Taal Monument for panoramic views. Enjoy sundowners before heading back to Cape Town/Stellenbosch.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best time of year to go on the Big 5 Safari in the Malaria-Free Game Reserve?
The best time for a Big 5 Safari is during the dry season, typically from May to September. During this period, wildlife congregates around water sources, making it easier to spot animals. However, the reserve offers year-round safari experiences.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Yes, the tour is family-friendly, and children of all ages can participate. However, parental discretion is advised for the Big 5 Safari, and the safari guides will ensure a safe distance from wildlife during the game drives.
Are meals provided during the safari tour?
Yes, the tour includes a delicious breakfast upon arrival at the reserve, a buffet-style lunch, and sundowners.
What should I wear and bring for the safari?
It’s recommended to wear comfortable, neutral-colored clothing. Pack a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a light jacket, and a camera. Comfortable closed-toe shoes are also essential. Binoculars and water are usually provided during the game drives.
Are there minimum numbers required for this tour to go ahead?
Minimum numbers of 2 required for tour to go ahead.