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Socceroos, Safaris & Sombreros Tour NOW!
Join your hosts, football icons ‘The Four Diegos’ on a life changing Tour of
South Africa, and be there to witness our mighty Socceroos make history!
This ‘once in a lifetime’ experience includes:
- Category 1 tickets to all 3 Socceroos Group Games
- 16 nights accommodation including all breakfasts
- Return economy class international airfares including pre-payable taxes
- Domestic airfares within South Africa
- Kruger National Park Tour
- Hluhluwe Game Reserve Tour
- Robben Island Tour
- Table Mountain Tour PLUS loads more!
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Cape Town Experience
Welcome to Cape Town, Mother City of Africa, and the Western Cape, an area
which is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Cape Town
provides a setting for many scenic wonders, magnificent seascapes and panoramic
vistas! The city is a rare cultural gem, boasting architecture, cuisine, music
and dance to impress beyond your wildest expectations!
For the next 6 days be immersed in all that is Cape Town ... The Mother City,
Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town - Thursday 10 June, 2010
On arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a local
English-speaking guide and transferred to The Best Western Cape Suites (or
similar) in the Mother City.
After checking into the hotel, you will meet for a welcome dinner function
hosted by The Four Diegos.
Day 2: Day of Leisure - Friday 11 June, 2010
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, followed by a full day to spend at your
leisure. This is an ideal opportunity to experience the Mother City via a City
Tour, Cape Peninsula Tour, Shark Cage Diving adventure or a Botanical Garden
Tour. NB: Tours are optional and not included in package price.
Day 3: Robben Island Tour - Saturday 12 June, 2010
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to the Nelson Mandela
Gateway. From here you travel by ferry to Robben Island for a three and a half
hour tour. Included is a return trip across Table Bay, a visit to the Maximum
Security Prison, interaction with an ex-political prisoner and a 45 minute bus
tour with a guide providing commentary.
At the conclusion of the Robben Island Tour, return to the hotel to spend the
remainder of the afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 4: Game Day - Sunday 13 June, 2010 (Game day to be confirmed 4 Dec
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer either by air or coach to the relevant
stadium for the match of the day. At the conclusion of the game, you will be
transferred back to your hotel in Cape Town.
Day 5: Table Mountain Tour - Monday 14 June, 2010
After another lovely breakfast at the hotel, you will be met in the reception
area of your hotel and transferred through the Mother City to Table Mountain.
Enjoy a spectacular return trip on the Cable Car and a fabulous champagne brunch
on the Twelve Apostles Look Out Deck, which overlooks the city and mountains.
At the conclusion of brunch, transfer back to your hotel for an afternoon and
evening at your leisure. Suggested tours include a City Tour, Cape Peninsula
Tour, Shark Cage Diving adventure or a Botanical Garden Tour.
NB: Tours are optional and not included in package price.
Day 6: Departure Day - Tuesday 15 June, 2010 Guests will enjoy
breakfast in the hotel for the final time before checking out at 11.00am. After
checkout, transfer to Cape Town International Airport, for a scheduled flight to
Durban is situated in the province of KwaZulu Natal, on the east coast of
South Africa. The city is set on Natal Bay and benefits from year-round warm
waters making it one of South Africa’s top vacation spots. Durban is also one of
Africa’s busiest and most important ports. Being a sophisticated cosmopolitan
city, you will enjoy fine and traditional dining, entertainment and shopping in
Day 6: Arrive in Durban - Tuesday 15 June, 2010
Upon arrival in Durban, you will be greeted by a local representative and
transferred to The Palace Apartments (or similar). Once settled into your room,
you will meet again for another dinner function whilst being briefed on the
Durban leg of the journey. The remainder of the evening will be spent at
Day 7: Big 5 Experience - Wednesday 16 June, 2010
Enjoy a healthy breakfast at the hotel before meeting a local guide in the
hotel reception. Then depart for the Hluhluwe Game Reserve for a Big Five
Experience in an open 4x4 vehicle. Throughout this tour, you can expect to get
up close and personal with lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros’ and buffalos!
On completion of the tour, return to hotel for leisure time, followed by
Day 8: Day of Leisure - Thursday 17 June, 2010 Enjoy breakfast at the
hotel before a day of leisure to explore Durban at your own pace.
Day 9: Game Day - Friday 18 June, 2010 (Game day to be confirmed 4 Dec
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the stadium for the second Socceroos
match. On completion of the game, transfer back to the hotel.
Day 10: City Tour - Saturday 19 June, 2010
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before meeting a local guide in the hotel
reception area for a tour of the City. Highlights of this ˝ day tour include:
Marine Parade Drive, the Rickshaw pullers and the Harbour; Vasco da Gama Clock;
the Sugar Terminal; University of Natal; Botanical Gardens and bargaining at the
colourful Indian Market. On conclusion of the tour, you will be transferred back
to your hotel where you can spend the remainder of the day at your own leisure.
Day 11: Shakaland Cultural Show & Lunch - Sunday 20 June, 2010
Enjoy another healthy breakfast at the hotel ahead of meeting our guide in
the hotel reception from where you will depart to Shakaland for an incredible
Shakaland Zulu cultural show and lunch. Once finished, transfer back to your
hotel to spend the remainder of the day at your own leisure.
Day 12: Depart Durban - Monday 21 June, 2010
Enjoy your final breakfast in Durban prior to checking out. A guide will meet
you in the hotel reception area and escort you to the coach from where you will
transfer to Durban Airport for a flight to Johannesburg.
Day 12: Arrive in Johannesburg - Monday 21 June, 2010
Upon arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport a local representative will
meet and transfer you to Mondior Concorde Hotel (or similar). The remainder of
the day will be left to you to enjoy at your own leisure.
Day 13: Game Day - Tuesday 22 June, 2010 (Game day to be confirmed 4
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the stadium for the third Socceroos
match. On completion of the game, transfer back to your hotel.
Day 14: Johannesburg to the Kruger National Park - Wednesday 23 June,
Breakfast will again be enjoyed at the hotel ahead of checking out. Transfer
to Kruger National Park by coach and travel through the Panorama Route enjoying
lunch along the way. On completion of the Panorama Route, check into the
Greenway Woods Resort (or similar) and enjoy dinner at the resort. The remainder
of the evening will be spent at your own leisure.
Day 15: Kruger National Park - Thursday 24 June, 2010
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you will be met in the
reception area by a local guide and Game Rangers before being escorted to their
open safari vehicles for a full day safari inside Kruger National Park. Spend
the day inside Kruger National Park – using the expertise of the rangers to view
the Big Five.
You will have the opportunity to enjoy the bush in a truly authentic African
manner. Later this afternoon return to the lodge and enjoy the remainder of the
day at your own leisure, followed by dinner in the hotel.
Day 16: Kruger National Park - Friday 25 June, 2010
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy another full day game drive into Kruger
National Park. Dinner will be enjoyed in the hotel later in the evening.
Day 17: Home Time - Saturday 26 June, 2010
Breakfast to be enjoyed at the hotel for the final time, before checking out
and traveling to O.R. Tambo International Airport for your flight home.
Departing Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Perth $11,995* per person (based
on twin/double share accommodation)
$15,495* per person for single occupancy.
(*Game day transfers are not included - they are subject to the draw and the
cost will be advised mid December 2009)
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