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In the Wild – Big 5 Safari

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
  • Early Morning/Evening Guided Game Drives
  • Big 5 Game/Bird Viewing
  • Majestic Waterberg Bushveld (inniebos)
  • Tswana Culture & Art Experiences
  • Al Fresco Wine Tasting
  • Boma Braai
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For group bookings please contact us at hello@womenonsafari.co.za

For solo, couples – Booking Button Below 👇🏽

Guidance on what to bring will be provided following deposit payment, or on request.

In the Wild
Big 5 Safari

Passionate about nature, wildlife and the great outdoors? Love rustic bush walks, log fires and stargazing? Then this safari is for you!   Your en-suite chalet accommodation with decadent outdoor shower, adjoins a private game lodge with log fires for chilly evenings and an azure pool for hot days. Situated in the majestic Waterberg, in a Big 5 game reserve teeming with wildlife.  Fitness Levels Required: our guests need to be able to climb in and out of an open-top game drive vehicle. We will be at the same lodge for 4 nights on this safari – accommodation details/locations on the EBrochure. Max 8 Places!

2024/2025 DATES/PRICES

Prices include all accommodation, all meals on a brunch/dinner basis and all activities. Guests are responsible for travel to, from and between locations. See notes below for those without own transport.

2024 (4 Night)2025 (4 Night)
Mon 28 Oct – Fri 1 NovMon 27 Oct – Fri 31 Oct
* R14,212 pp sharing
* R16,400 pp solo
* R14,212 pp sharing
* R16,400 pp solo
4 nights – 5 days

SAFARI START/MEET (13:00) ON FIRST DAY

Welgevonden Game Reserve, Main (East) Gate, near Vaalwater Limpopo

Arrive no later than 14:00. Park in the main car park at the gate. Your vehicle will remain here for the duration of the safari. We will meet our guide here and we will drive from the main gate to our lodge in an open safari vehicle – game drive en route! Please note: Late arrivals will need to pay for an additional transfer from main gate to the lodge – so please don’t be late!

SAFARI END (12:00) ON FINAL DAY

Welgevonden Game Reserve, Main (East) Gate

We will leave the lodge at 08:30 and return via open safari vehicle to the main gate (approx. 2hr transfer) where your vehicle will be parked.

NOTES

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 O.R Tambo.

Itinerary IN THE WILD BIG 5 (4 Nights)

* = Optional (Own Account)

All accommodation is on a Bed, Brunch and Dinner basis. Lunches included are listed in the itinerary below.

All accommodation includes bed linen and towels. Coffee/tea facilities and WiFi are available at the lodge. Limited laundry facilities are available*

Day 1:  Meet in Vaalwater
  • 1-2pm Meet at Welgevonden Game Reserve Main (East) Gate and park your vehicle.  Relax - you are in the bushveld!
  • 2-3pm Meet the group and the guide. Transfer to Lodge in open game drive vehicle - enjoy game drive en-route.
  • Check in & Chill - the lodge will be your home for 4 nights.
  • 4pm Late Afternoon guided game drive/sundowner
  • Dinner
Day 2:  Lodge & Game Drives
  • Early game drive - stop for coffee/rusks/muffins
  • Brunch
  • Relax at the lodge
  • Afternoon Tea/Coffee/Cakes
  • Afternoon game drive  & sundowner
  • Dinner
Day 3: Art & Culture Day
  • Breakfast
  • Transfer to Main Gate - Enjoy Game Drive en route
  • Meet our hosts for the Vaalwater Art & Culture Trail - immerse yourself into the world of Tswana culture, hear about the journey of the local healer, meet the chief and enjoy the traditional beer and a chisanyama lunch whilst you enjoy the vibrant dancing!
  • Transfer back to the lodge and enjoy game drive en-route
  • Sundowners & Dinner
Day 4:  Lodge & Game Drives
  • Early game drive - stop for coffee/rusks/muffins
  • Brunch
  • Relax at the lodge
  • Afternoon Tea/Coffee/Cakes
  • Afternoon game drive  & sundowner
  • Enjoy  a slide show - Best photos from the week!
  • Boma Braai Dinner
Day 5: Farwells & Travel Home
  • Breakfast & Final Farewells
  • Check Out - depart 08:30
  • Transfer to Main Gate - enjoy game drive en route (arrive main gate approx. 10:30)
  • Travel home

Namaqualand Flower Power Safari

Namaqualand
Flower Power Safari

From the pristine, majestic Schaaprivier Canyon –  to the spectacular wild flowers of Namaqualand. Hike with us, Chill with us, Enjoy the wildlife, wild flowers, roosterkoek and laugh with us on this women-only Safari escape. Guided by local experts we hunt the flowers on this safari and enjoy the best that Namaqualand has to offer. Fitness Levels Required: our guests need to be able to get in and out of a jeep and be able to walk approximately 5km a day on uneven ground carrying a light day pack. We enjoy two locations on this Safari: Okiep Country Hotel and Nigramoep Slowliving Guest Farm – accommodation details/locations on the EBrochure.
Max 12 Places!

“It’s all about the flowers…”
2024/2025 DATES/PRICES

Prices include all accommodation, all meals on a breakfast/lunch/dinner basis and all activities. Guests are responsible for travel to, from and between locations. See notes below for those without own transport.

2024 (6 Night) – FULLY BOOKED2025 (6 Night)
Thu 19 – Wed 25 SepThu 18 – Wed 24 Sep
* R15,990 pp sharing
* R18,950 pp solo
* R15,990 pp sharing
* R18,950 pp solo
6 nights – 7 days
2024 (4 Night)2025 (4 Night)
Wed 4 – Sun 8 SepWed 3 – Sun 7 Sep
* R10,600 pp sharing
* R12,600 pp solo
* R10,600 pp sharing
* R12,600 pp solo
4 nights – 5 days

SAFARI START/MEET (15:00-17:00) ON FIRST DAY

(6 night) Okiep Country Hotel, Okiep, Namaqualand – 10km north of Springbok.
(4 night) Daisy Country Lodge, Springbok, Namaqualand – 2km south of Springbok

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

SAFARI END (Depart 07:00 -10:00) ON FINAL DAY

Depart from Nigramoep Slowliving Guest Farm – Return Home.

NOTES

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 Upington Airport.

SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS
  • Flower walks with local expert guides
  • Geogap Wildflower Nature Reserve
  • Walk in the spectacular Schaap River Canyon
  • Namakwa Cultural Experiences
  • Scenic Pipe Car Trail
  • Historical Mine/Museum Tour
  • Visit Orbicule “Wonderkoppie” Geological Heritage Site
TO BOOK ONLINE, ITINERARY, PHOTOS

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

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

Guidance on what to bring will be provided following deposit payment, or on request.

* = Optional (own account)

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

All accommodation includes bed linen and towels. Coffee/tea throughout. Limited WiFi at the farmhouse/hotel. Limited laundry facilities (this is a water scarce region).

Day 1 - Meet at Daisy Country Lodge
  • 3-5pm Afternoon Check In for 3 nights
  • 6pm Evening Sundowners & Dinner
Day 2 - Goegap Nature Reserve
  • Breakfast
  • All day trip to Goegap Nature Reserve, famous for its wild flower displays
  • Short 4km walk through the flowers (optional) or enjoy the scenic drive
  • Lunch Picnic in the Reserve!
  • Evening Sundowners - Jakkalswater - scenic view
  • Return to Daisy Country Lodge
  • Dinner
Day 3 -  Transfer to Nigramoep 
  • Check Out Daisy Country Lodge
  • Scenic drive to Orbicule Koppie - 'Wonderkoppie' Heritage Site
  • Light lunch at Okiep Country Hotel
  • Scenic drive to Nigramoep (approx. 1.5 hrs)
  • Check in to Nigramoep for 3 nights
  • Afternoon Flower Hike- guided by local flower experts
  • 6pm Sundowners & Dinner
Day 4 -  Schaap River Canyon Hike 
  • Breakfast
  • Hike and lunch in  Canyon (approx. 5km) - look out for Black & Booted Eagles, Leopard spoor and tiny, shy Klipspringer & amphitheatre experience
  • Evening sundowners overlooking the Canyon and West Coast of South Africa - Pipe Car Experience
  • Home Cooked Dinner at lodge
Day 5  Return to Home
  • Breakfast
  • Check out
  • Return Home/Onward Destinations

Itinerary NAMAQUALAND (6 Nights)

* = Optional (own account)

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

All accommodation includes bed linen and towels. Coffee/tea throughout. Limited WiFi at the farmhouse/hotel. Limited laundry facilities (this is a water scarce region).

Day 1 - Meet at Okiep Country Hotel
  • 3-5pm Afternoon Check In for 3 nights
  • 6pm Evening Sundowners & Dinner
Day 2 - Okiep Experiences
  • Breakfast
  • Guided Flower Walk & Lunch
  • Oom Koos Namakwa Cultural Experience
  • Late Afternoon Mine/Museum Walking Tour - (weather dependent)
  • Sundowners & dinner
Day 3 - Goegap Nature Reserve
  • Breakfast
  • All day trip to Goegap Nature Reserve, famous for its wild flower displays
  • Short 4km walk through the flowers (optional) or enjoy the scenic drive
  • Lunch Picnic in the Reserve!
  • Evening Sundowners - Jakkalswater - scenic view
  • Dinner
Day 4 -  Transfer to Nigramoep 
  • Check Out Okiep
  • Scenic drive to Orbicule Koppie - 'Wonderkoppie' Heritage Site
  • Light lunch at Okiep
  • Scenic drive to Nigramoep (approx. 1.5 hrs)
  • Check in to Nigramoep for 3 nights, Chill/Walk/Settle In
  • 6pm Sundowners & Dinner
Day 5 -  Schaap River Canyon Hike 
  • Breakfast
  • Hike and lunch in  Canyon (approx. 5km) - look out for Black & Booted Eagles, Leopard spoor and tiny, shy Klipspringer & amphitheatre experience
  • Evening sundowners & dinner at lodge
Day 6 - Flower Meadow Hike
  • Breakfast
  • All day walk with expert local guides - experience the flowers of Nigramoep - incl lunch
  • Evening sundowners overlooking the Canyon and West Coast of South Africa - Pipe Car Experience
  • Home Cooked Dinner
Day 7  Return to Home
  • Breakfast
  • Check out
  • Return Home/Onward Destinations

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*
TO BOOK ONLINE, ITINERARY, PHOTOS

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

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

Guidance on what to bring will be provided following deposit payment, or on request.

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

Prices include all accommodation, all meals on a breakfast/lunch/dinner basis and all activities unless specified as optional (*) on the itinerary. Guests are responsible for travel to, from and between locations. See notes below for those without own transport.

2024 (6 Night) – FULLY BOOKED2025 (6 Night)
Mon 10 – Sun 16 JunMon 9 – Sun 15 Jun
* R17,900 pp sharing
* R19,980 pp solo
* R17,990 pp sharing
* R19,980 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
* R12,950 pp sharing
* R14,950 pp solo
4 nights – 5 days

Dezeekoe Guest Farm, Oudtshoorn

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 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.

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).

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*
* For those without own transport a ‘transfer with us’ option is available.

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

  • Aim to arrive at first safari location by 15:00.
  • 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.

What are Pick Up & Drop Off Locations and times - if you ARE traveling with us?

  • For 'In the Wild Big 5' Safari:
    • Transfers start/end at Johannesburg Airport (JNB) or N1 Kranskop Service Station.
    • At the start, we depart from JNB - we meet at Int. Arrivals Info Kiosk at approx. 09:00 - on return we will drop you no later than  13:00.
    • At the start we depart from Kranskop Service Station at approx. 10:30 - on return we will drop you no later than 14:30.
  • For 'Namaqualand Flower Power' Safari:
    • Transfers start/end at Upington Airport (UTN) - we meet just inside main entrance of airport.
    • At the start, we depart from UTN  at approx. 13:00 - on return we will drop you at UTN no later than  11:00
  • For 'Cape Meerkat Sunrise' Safari:
    • Transfers start/end George Airport (GRJ) - we meet just inside the main entrance.
    • At the start, we depart from GRJ  at approx. 13:00 - on return we will drop you at GRJ no later than 11:00

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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