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Bush & Beach (14 days Kruger, Swaziland & Mozambique) Print E-mail
The best of Bush & Beach during this overland camping tour,  combining Swaziland’s & Kruger’s bush with Mozambique’s pristine beaches! Special Zippy rate from ZAR 9,200 pp sharing (and R2350 activity package).  Ask us  for selected dates special offers!



Day 1/2 Swaziland – Hlane Royal National Park
Departing Johannesburg early, we travel through the Mpumalanga province to Swaziland. After crossing the border we enter Hlane Royal National Park, a huge nature reserve, home to lion, elephant and white rhino, plus an amazing diversity of birdlife. There are a wide range of optional activities available from hiking to game drives, as well as a Lion tour.
Optional Activities: Hiking, Game Drives, Lion Tour.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner (Breakfast on Day2)

Day 3/4 Mozambique – Praia Do Tofo
We say goodbye to Swazi hospitality and cross into Mozambique. Travelling north you can’t help but be captivated by the beautiful coastal scenery before arriving in Praia Do Tofo and our campsite for the next two nights. Whether you just want to relax on the white sandy beaches or take on some of Africa’s most amazing diving and snorkelling spots, there’s plenty on offer in Tofo. In season Tofo is one of the worlds best sites for the viewing of the world’s largest fish, the Whale Shark.
Optional Activities: Snorkelling, Scuba Diving and Surfing.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5/6/7 Vilanculos - Bazaruto Archipelago
The Bazaruto Archipelago is Mozambique’s premier destination and its not hard to understand why. A protected area, the sea-life here is spectacular and snorkelling at one of the reefs is one of the best ways to enjoy it. After travelling north to Vilanculos we enjoy a relaxing evening before we depart on our excursion to the Islands. The Bazaruto excursion is taken on the traditional sailing vessel of the African East Coast, the Dhow. We sail out to the islands and have the opportunity to snorkel, swim and relax over these 2 days. Finally we return to Vilanculos and another peaceful evening on the coast.
Optional Activities: Snorkelling, Horse Riding
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8/9 Inhambane
Today we travel through coconut plantations to the old Portuguese settlement of Inhambane. This coastal region is very relaxing and boasts incredible beaches. There are many optional activities available here from fishing to horse riding.
Optional Activities: Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Quad Biking, Snorkelling, Fishing, Boat Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Maputo
We return south to Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, where we take a city tour including the Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceiao, and the Central Railway Station. Mozambique gained full independence from the Portuguese in 1975, but only gained political stability in more recent times and is undergoing a major upgrade as the country’s economy grows. In the evening we have the chance to sample one of Maputo’s excellent seafood restaurants.
Optional Activities: Dinner out
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11/12 South Africa – Kruger National Park
Today we return to South Africa to the world famous Kruger NP, where we hope to spot Africa’s Big 5. The Kruger NP is the most famous nature conservation area in the world. Two nights are spent in this magnificent area enjoying African wildlife. Informative dawn game walks and night drives (accompanied by a ranger) are offered as an optional extra.
Optional Activities: SANP Night Drive and Dawn Game Walks.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
We move to the greater Kruger area today and visit a Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, where cheetahs and other animals are being re-educated before being released back in to the wild. We also enjoy an informative evening village tour with displays of fire dancing by the local people.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Johannesburg
Early in the morning we take a walk with a local expert in the wildlife concession area just outside of the Kruger NP, there is nothing like seeing the animals up close! Travelling along the Panorama Route we stop at Blyde River Canyon and Bourkes Luck Potholes. The tour ends on arrival in Johannesburg. As the arrival time can vary greatly we do not recommend any onward travel today. Johannesburg has many excellent restaurants and the group often spends this evening together.
Optional Activities: Dinner out.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

•    Meals and activities as mentioned in text
•    Transport on Overland Truck
•    Guide + Driver/Chef
•    Usage of tent, sleeping mat and camping equipment
•    Max 24 pax
•    Minimum age 16 years

•    Other meals & drinks
•    Optional activities
•    Tips and personal expenses
•    Bring your own sleeping bag

Special Rate ZAR 9,200 pp sharing + ZAR 2.350 activity package.  Ask us for extra special discsounts for selected 2013 departures
Regular Rate: ZAR 10,950 pp sharing + ZAR 2,350 activity package for 2013 departures

Also available in accommodated version, from R11,300 pp sharing + activity package of R3,450.

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