This is the closest you can get to flying around Africa in your own jet, stopping at some of the countries top highlights along the way! Our friends at New Frontiers Tours have teamed up with SA Airlink, which links smaller towns and tourist destinations in Southern Africa, to create three different Skypasses at a fixed rate.
The South Africa Circuit takes in:
Kruger National Park
From the bustling city of Cape Town with its mix of culture, cuisine and landscapes sitting under the majestic Table Mountain take a short flight to the Garden Route, one of South Africa’s best kept secrets with its mix of modern golf courses, ancient forests, mountain hideaways and beach holidays. Touching down next in Zululand and allow yourself to be captivated by an area rich in tradition, with peaceful, green hills, waving grasslands, abundant forests and a soil imbued with the strength of the Zulu nation who fought for this land. Your next destination is Kruger National Park the largest game reserve in South Africa and home to Africa’s big five, lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos. Kruger has an abundant choice of luxury lodges to choose from or simply allow us to suggest a few favourites to enhance your safari experience. Your next short flight brings you to South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg this rapidly changing city is the vibrant heart of South Africa and is rich in History and culture, evident in its many museums and historical sights. It is also home to Tambo International Airport your main gateway in and out of South Africa.
The Beach and Safari Circuit includes:
Kruger National Park
After a suggested day exploring the vibrant city of Cape Town take your SA Airlink flight to The wildlife rich Kruger National Park and your choice of luxury lodges, enjoy game drives, photographic opportunities with the big 5 and countless activities before your jet whisks you off to Vilanculos, Mozambique the gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago and home to the ultimate in 5 star barefoot luxury and relaxation. When you are ready your light aircraft will be waiting to take you on to Johannesburg and your international flight home.
The Safari and Falls Circuit touches down at:
Kruger National Park
Once a gold mining settlement Johannesburg is now the biggest city in South Africa. It’s Soweto township was once home to Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela and Mandela’s former residence is now the Mandela House Museum. This highlight along with many exceptional restaurants and shops makes Jo’burg a perfect first stop: we recommend The Saxon or The Residence for your overnight stay. Heading back to Johannesburg OR Tambo your next flight takes you to Chobe, Botswana, home to Chobe National Park, one of the best wildlife parks in the world – home to an abundance of wildlife including Africa’s largest elephant population, a boat trip on the beautiful Chobe River is not to be missed. We recommend: Selinda or Savute under Canvas. Your next stop takes in one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and World Heritage Site, Victoria Falls, a spectacular sight, it is the largest waterfall in the world and 1.25 miles wide. The falls generate exists that can be seen from more than 20 kilometres away.
To fully appreciate this magical area we recommend a stay at: The River Lodge or Elephant Camp. Offering a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa is your next stop of Kruger National Park, covering an area of over 19,000 square kilometres Kruger is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and offers unparalleled numbers of wildlife including Africas iconic Safari species – elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra share the park its over 130 other mammals. To make the most of the Kruger area we recommend staying at: Chitwa Chitwa or Londolozi. A short hop sees you back at Johannesburg ready for your return international flight.
We have made a few lodge suggestions You are, of course, free to pick and choose where you stay and for how long, talk to us for suggestions and advice, then hop back on the plane to the next destination. It really couldn’t be easier!