In honour of World Lion Day (August 10) and World Elephant Day (August 12), we are offering some very special tailor -made, private conservation experiences to South Africa with elephant and lion as the central theme.  You will gain unique insight into these spectacular animals and enjoy private interaction with wildlife experts to understand the threats these animals are facing

Full Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1-4

The Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe

The Elephant Camp has breath-taking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. Explore the majestic grasslands of Victoria Falls National Park seated on an elephant. Visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and interact with Sylvester, the Cheetah Ambassador. Enjoy a day trip to Chobe National Park which in the dry season could have up to 85,000 elephants.

Day 4-7

Camp Jabulani, Kruger Private Reserve

Camp Jabulani provides luxury accommodation in air-conditioned suites, with private plunge pool, daily activities including Elephant Interactions (personal orientation and encounters, safaris, walks and swimming sessions at the waterhole), game drives in open safari vehicles and guided bush walks, accompanied by experienced game rangers and expert elephant handlers and with a “behind the scenes” exclusive visit to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

Day 7-10

Tswalu Kalahari (The Motse) Game Reserve

Home to the spectacular black-maned Kalahari lions, Tswalu Kalahari is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, now protecting over 110,000 hectares of spectacular grasslands and mountains. The vision of this reserve is to “restore the Kalahari to itself.” No more than 30 guests at a time can discover the beauty of this arid savannah, its diverse wildlife and the serenity of what may well be South Africa’s last great wilderness.

Day 10-12

Victoria & Alfred Hotel, Cape Town

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town, is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.

Day 12-14

Dwyka Tented Lodge, Sanbona Private Game Reserve

Home to magnificent white lions, Sanbona is seated at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountain Range in the heart of South Africa’s Little Karoo, Sanbona pays tribute to the San people who made this arid environment their home for centuries. Sanbona has an alluring atmosphere of stillness, an air of isolation amid the raw beauty and boundless plains. Sanbona and the spirit of the San people welcomes you. At Dwyka Tented Lodge beautifully appointed tents exude an atmosphere of pioneering adventure in a vast and hidden landscape. Dwyka Tented Lodge is surrounded by awe-inspiring rock formations which was once the home of ancient San hunters. Situated on a horseshoe bend of a dry Karoo ravine.

Destination: Victoria Falls