Cape Meerkat Sunrise Safari

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Cape Meerkat Sunrise Safari

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS Optional (own account*)
  • Meerkat Sunrise Safari Experience
  • Wine & Olive Tasting/Pairing
  • Spectacular Scenic Drive
  • Guernsey Dairy Tour and Cheese Tasting
  • Sunset/Sunrise Game Drives
  • Trail Walking & Picnics
  • Ostrich Encounters, Cango Caves, Orphan Elephant Feeding*

Dezeekoe Guest Farm, Oudtshoorn

Check in from 3pm. We will meet at 17:30-18:00 in the cosy hotel bar area for pre-dinner sundowners, intro meeting and overview of the tour.

Depart from Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve – Return Home.

If you don’t have your own transport please see ‘Safari Excludes’ section below

Cape Meerkat Sunrise Safari

Join us in the spectacular wilderness area of the southern Cape Swartberg Mountains trail walking and game viewing… on to the land of Ostriches, Meerkats, Olives and Port wine …   Hike with us, Chill with us, Enjoy the wildlife and laugh with us on this women-only adventure. Fitness Levels Required: our guests need to be able to get in and out of a game drive vehicle and be able to walk approximately 5km a day on uneven ground carrying a light day pack. We enjoy two locations on this Safari: Dezeekoe Guest Farm (Oudtshoorn), and Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve (near Cango Caves) – accommodation details/locations on the EBrochure. Max 12 Places!

2024/2025 DATES/PRICES

For solo, couple, twin bookings – Booking Button Below 👇🏽

For group bookings please contact us at hello@womenonsafari.co.za


2024 (6 Night) – FULLY BOOKED2025 (6 Night)
Mon 10 – Sun 16 JunMon 9 – Sun 15 Jun
* R17,900 pp sharing
* R19,980 pp solo
* R19,690 pp sharing
* R21,978 pp solo
6 nights – 7 days

2024 (4 Night)2025 (4 Night)
Sun 16 – Thu 20 JunSun 15 – Thu 19 Jun
* R12,950 pp sharing
* R14,950 pp solo
* R14,245 pp sharing
* R16,445 pp solo
4 nights – 5 days

Itinerary CAPE (6 Nights)

* = Optional - Own Account

All accommodation is on a Bed, Breakfast and Dinner basis.

All accommodation includes bed linen, towels, toiletries, coffee/tea facilities and free WiFi. Laundry facilities are available*

Day 1 - Travel to DeZeekoe Guest Farm (Oudtshoorn - Swartberg Mountains) Ensuite & BLD
  • 3pm onwards Check In (3 nights) & Chill - enjoy guest farm/spa/swim/walk/cycle
  • 18:00 Sundowners on the stoep*
  • 19:00 Dinner at De Windpomp
Day 2 - From DeZeekoe
  • 05:30 Meerkat Sunrise Safari - coffee & rusks to start
  • 09:00 Breakfast/Brunch - depends on Meerkat wake-up time!
  • 12:00 - 14:00 Grundheim Wine Tasting and snacks
  • 15:00 Relax in afternoon- Spa/Swim/Walk/Cycle on farm
  • 18:00 Sundowners overlooking the dam - a bird watchers delight*
  • 19:00 Dinner at De Windpomp
Day 3 - From DeZeekoe
  • 08:00 Farm Breakfast
  • 10:00 Optional Elephant Feeding Experience*  (pre booking required)
  • 12:00 - 14:00 Surval Boutique Wine Estate - Wine and Olive Pairing + light lunch
  • 15:00 Relax in afternoon- Spa/Swim/Walk/Cycle on farm
  • 18:00 Sundowners on the stoep*
  • 19:00 Boma Braai overlooking Swartberg Mountains
Day 4 - Transfer to Wildehondekoof Private Game Reserve and Guest Lodge  (En-Suite & BLD)
  • 08:00 Farm Breakfast
  • 09:00 Optional Ostrich Experience*
  • 11:00 Check out - Transfer - Scenic Drive (approx. 2 hrs)
    • 12:00 EnRoute Karusa Wine Tasting and light lunch
  • 15:00 Check In & Chill -  enjoy lodge - or swim/walk
  • 16:00 Sunset Game drive & Sundowners
  • 19:00 Dinner
Day 5 - From Wildehondekloof
  • 05:00 Sunrise Guided Game Drive - coffee & rusks to start
  • 09:00 Guided Walk - Picnic Brunch
  • 13:00 Optional Cango Caves Excursion* or relax at lodge/walk/swim
  • 16:00 Sunset Guided Game Drive - Sundowners/Snacks
  • 19:00 Boma BBQ
Day 6 - From Wildehondekloof
  • 07:00 Karoo Breakfast
  • 09:00 Scenic Drive - Prince Albert Pass
      • Guernsey Dairy Tour and Tasting
      • Prince Albert Gallery
      • Picnic Lunch en route back to Wildehondekloof
  • 16:00 Sunset Guided Game Drive - Sundowners/Snacks
  • 19:00 Final Dinner Boma BBQ
Day 7 - Return Home
  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Check out
  • Return home

* = Optional - Own Account

All accommodation is on a Bed, Breakfast and Dinner basis.

All accommodation includes bed linen, towels, toiletries, coffee/tea facilities and free WiFi. Laundry facilities are available*

Day 1 - Travel to DeZeekoe Guest Farm (Oudtshoorn - Swartberg Mountains) Ensuite & BLD
  • 3pm onwards Check In (3 nights) & Chill - enjoy guest farm/spa/swim/walk/cycle
  • 18:00 Sundowners on the stoep*
  • 19:00 Dinner at De Windpomp
Day 2 - From DeZeekoe
  • 05:30 Meerkat Sunrise Safari - coffee & rusks to start
  • 09:00 Breakfast/Brunch - depends on Meerkat wake-up time!
  • 12:00 - 14:00 Grundheim Wine Tasting and snacks
  • 15:00 Relax in afternoon- Spa/Swim/Walk/Cycle on farm
  • 18:00 Sundowners overlooking the dam - a bird watchers delight*
  • 19:00 Dinner at De Windpomp
Day 3 - Transfer to Wildehondekoof Private Game Reserve and Guest Lodge  (En-Suite & BLD)
  • 08:00 Farm Breakfast
  • 09:00 Optional Ostrich Experience*
  • 11:00 Check out - Transfer - Scenic Drive (approx. 2 hrs)
    • 12:00 EnRoute Karusa Wine Tasting and light lunch
  • 15:00 Check In & Chill -  enjoy lodge - or swim/walk
  • 16:00 Sunset Game drive & Sundowners
  • 19:00 Dinner
Day 4 - From Wildehondekloof
  • 05:00 Sunrise Guided Game Drive - coffee & rusks to start
  • 09:00 Guided Walk - Picnic Brunch
  • 13:00 Optional Cango Caves Excursion* or relax at lodge/walk/swim
  • 16:00 Sunset Guided Game Drive - Sundowners/Snacks
  • 19:00 Boma BBQ
Day 5 - Return Home
  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Check out
  • Return home

Safaris Include:

All accommodation, meals, activities and highlights as specified in the itinerary for each Safari unless specified as (Optional).
Guidance on what to bring will be provided following deposit payment, or on request.

Safaris Exclude:

Alcoholic and soft drinks, Tips for guides, Travel insurance, Conservation/community fees, Items of a personal nature and Travel to, from and between Safari locations.
If you don’t have your own transport and would like to ‘Transfer with Us’ to, from and between safari locations => please click here for guidance and prices
(this will open a new page in your browser).
For this Safari – the ‘transfer with us’ option starts/ends at George Airport.


What are Arrival/Departure Times - if you are traveling with us?

Please refer to our 'Transfer with Us' Guidance:

For 2024: Transfer with Us guidance 2024

For 2025:  Transfer with Us guidance 2025

What are Arrival/Departure Times - if you are NOT traveling with us?

  • Aim to arrive at first safari location by 15:00. See each Safari website for guidance on this.
  • Departure on final day is up to you - we will schedule breakfast (or breakfast box) based on group members.
  • Please contact us for directions to the start location for each safari.

Will we be sleeping in a tent?

We generally use lodges, cottages and country hotels. On our 'In the Wild Big 5' Safari we sometimes use tented camps - but these are permanent, en-suite, very comfortable tents!

Are bed linen and towels provided?

Yes!

Are toiletries provided?

Not at all locations. Where they are provided they are basic soap/shampoo. We suggest you bring your own.  Please remember to limit plastic waste!

Is there electricity?

Not in all locations. Where it is needed - yes.  For all locations, please bring a torch!

Is there WiFi?

There is very little WiFi at any of our locations. Where it is provided it will be in a central location and bandwidth is limited.

Dietary Requirements?

Vegan and vegetarian diets and preferences can be catered for - but severe food allergies cannot. Please contact us if you are unsure.

Are there laundry services at the locations?

There are limited laundry services at all our locations for a small charge - but water is in short supply. Please try to bring all you need for the week, or be prepared to do a little hand washing.

What clothes to bring?

For Namaqualand (September)

  • Shoes
    • Light walking boots
    • Trainers
    • Sandals for evening/relaxing
  • Long trousers for hiking
  • Layers - T-shirts (long and short sleeved), light jackets, warm fleecies
  • Sunhat, Sun glasses, Sun Protection Cream

For Cape (June):

  • As above - it can be cold and wet in June - so layers are important

For In the Wild (June):

  • This is in Limpopo - and early/late game drives can be very cold in the open safari vehicles - suggest in addition to the list above - also pack in gloves, scarf, and thick jacket.

What else to bring?

  • Day Pack
  • Torch
  • Camera
  • Water bottle
  • Binoculars for our 'In the Wild Big 5' Safari
  • Bird/Mammal/Flower/Star gazing guides - depending on your interests. We do have our own experienced guides and guide books at each location.
  • On our Cape and In the Wild Safaris there are swimming pools at the locations. They are not heated, so will be cold. But if you are braver than we are - pack a swimming costume 😊

 

What NOT to bring?

  • Excess valuables/accessories
  • Smart evening wear - our tours and locations are all very casual

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