butterflies, dragonflies, natural landscapes and crystal clear water
in search of South Africa’s most iconic wildlife and unspoilt natural
landscapes and explore the culturally diverse islands on foot, with time to
relax on the white sand beaches and in the crystal waters of Mayotte,
Madagascar and Mahé.
SHORE WALKS AND EXCURSION HIGHLIGHTS:
Town - From The Castle of Good Hope, we walk along Bo-Kaap, Whale, Choappini
and Shortmarket Streets. We spend a day exploring the stunning scenery at Cape
Point and see the penguins of Boulders Beach. Weather permitting, we take the
cable car to the top of Table Mountain and walk down into
Elizabeth - Today we have a 4x4 adventure through Addo National Elephant Park
to observe elephants, Cape buffalo and other wildlife in their
Bay - Set within Zululand, we get some unique insights into the traditional
culture and customs of this nation, marvel at the energy and rhythm of the Zulu
dancers and sample some traditional Zulu beer.
We begin with a guided tour of the city, followed by a visit to The Kwa Mashu
Apartheid Museum and take lunch at a local restaurant.
Comoros - We'll join the Fred. Olsen excursion and stroll through the Musical
Plage and admire the biggest Baobab tree on the island, head along the Choungui
Peak and stop at the botanical gardens.
Madagascar - In the Montagne d'Ambre National Park, to explore the dense
tropical forest and its vast biodiversity, before driving back to Diego for
some free time and shopping in the local village.
Nosy Be, Madagascar - We visit the quaintly named areas of Nosy Komba and Nosy
Tanikely, followed by a hike in a private and community park to discover the
wildlife, flora and fauna.
Mahé, Seychelles - Accompanied by a local guide we hike through the Morne
Seychellois Seychelles National Park to the summit of Morne Blanc at 667m, offering
breathtaking views of Mahé's western coast.