Rovos Rail / Rovos Air Safari
Rovos Air - Luxury Air Safaris


Rovos Air invites you to join an exclusive five star tour of Southern Africa. A magnificent classic aircraft and dedicated crew will accompany you on this superb adventure which includes two nights at six outstanding venues.

An optional pre-air tour starting has been designed to include two nights in Stellenbosch and two nights on Rovos Rail between Cape Town and Pretoria.

The twelve night air tour departs from Johannesburg Lanseria Airport with two nights at Phinda Game Reserve followed by two nights at Hunters Country House in Plettenberg Bay and includes a visit to the Knysna Waterfront and a full days touring in Garden Route area. Then it's on to Cape Town with a tour of the Cape Peninsula and Table Mountain Cableway.

We fly on to Lüderitz in Namibia, followed by a two night stay in a private concession in the Namib Desert, Wolwedans. We continue on to the Okavango Delta for two nights in this exquisite wilderness. A short flight takes us on to the Royal Livingstone Hotel at the Victoria Falls for a two-night stay after which your unique 13 day journey ends with a flight to Lanseria Airport.

PRE-AIR TOUR (optional)
Cape Town - Kimberley - Pretoria
Pre-tour Price: ZAR 25 600 per person sharing
Dates: 12 March 2011; 19 November 2011
Day 1 Arrive Cape Town by own arrangement. Dinner and overnight at the Lanzerac Manor and Winery.
Day 2 Depart for guided tour of Cape Winelands. Dinner and overnight at Lanzerac.
Day 3 Rovos Rail's Pride of Africa departs for Pretoria with visit to Matjiesfontein Victorian Village.
Day 4 Arrive Kimberley for tour of 'Big Hole' and diamond museum.
Day 5 Train arrives Rovos Rail's private station in Capital Park, Pretoria.
Pretoria - Zululand - Plettenberg Bay - Cape Town - Lüderitz - Namib Desert - Okavango Delta - Victoria Falls - Lanseria
Main Tour Price: ZAR 112 500 per person sharing (Single Suppl: ZAR 19 500)
Dates: 16 to 28 March 2011 & 23 November to 05 December 2011
Day 1 Wednesday
12h00 Guests meet at Rovos Rail's Capital Park station for introduction and a short tour of the railway depot.
12h30 Light lunch is served on the station platform after which guests are transferred to Wonderboom Airport.
13h30 Board aircraft for flight to Phinda Private Game Reserve in Zululand.
15h30 Transfer to Forest or Mountain Lodge with 16h00 game drive followed by dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Thursday
06h00 Early morning game drive followed by breakfast and lunch.
16h00 Afternoon game drive followed by dinner at 20h00.
Day 3 Friday
09h00 After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Plettenberg Bay.
12h00 Arrive in Plettenberg Bay. Transfer to Hunters Country House. Sundowner lagoon cruise in Knysna with dinner.
Day 4 Saturday
09h00 Optional scenic drive to visit Highgate Ostrich Farm or tour of Tsitsikamma National Park or excursion to see whales,elephants and primates. Dinner at Hunters Country House.
Day 5 Sunday
09h00 Depart Plettenberg Bay airport for flight to Cape Town.
10h00 Arrive Cape Town and transfer to the Cape Grace at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Tour of City and Table Mountain Cable Way (weather permitting). Dinner at the hotel.
Day 6 Monday
09h00 After breakfast depart for a guided tour of Cape Peninsula / Winelands / Robben Island.
13h00 Lunch in Constantia Valley or Winelands with late afternoon and hotel dinner at leisure.
Day 7 Tuesday
09h00 After breakfast, depart hotel for airport. Take-off for flight to Lüderitz in Namibia.
12h00 Arrive in Lüderitz. After lunch a 20-minute transfer by coach for a visit to the mining ghost town of Kolmanskop.
15h00 Depart from Lüderitz after lunch for scenic flight over Sossusvlei to Wolwedans.
17h30 Scenic drive to Dunes Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 Wednesday
08h00 After breakfast, depart for scenic drive in desert or nature walk. Hot air ballooning available at extra cost.
16h00 Sundowners in the bush, followed by dinner.
Day 9 Thursday
08h00 After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight via Skeleton Coast to Maun in Botswana.
12h00 Arrive in Maun. Flight in light aircraft to the Khwai & Eagles Island Camps in the Okavango Delta.
13h00 After lunch there is time for a siesta before the late afternoon wilderness experience. Dinner at the camp.
Day 10 Friday
06h00 After breakfast - guest activities e.g. guided walk, game drive or mokoro canoe trip.
12h00 After brunch there is time for a siesta before the late afternoon outing. Dinner at the camp.
Day 11 Saturday
10h30 After guest activities and brunch, light aircraft transfer to Maun airport.
11h30 Depart Maun for flight to Livingstone in Zambia.
13h00 Arrive Livingstone. Transfer to the Royal Livingstone Hotel at the Victoria Falls.
16h00 Sundowner cruise on the Zambezi River. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 12 Sunday
  Day at leisure. An activities desk is provided in the foyer of the hotel. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Monday
08h00 After breakfast, transfer to Livingstone airport for flight to Lanseria Airport in northern suburbs of Johannesburg.
12h30 Arrive Lanseria International Airport.
Please Note:
  • Excursions may be changed according to schedule achieved

  • Times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed

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