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Cape Town and family safari, South Africa

Best time to travel
Year round
Ideal length
11 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€3,499 pp

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Cape Town and home from Johannesburg to Dublin.
  • All internal flights, private transfers and guiding requirements.
  • 11 nights’ luxury accommodation in Cape Town, Franschhoek Valley, Thornybush Private Game Reserve and Johannesburg.
  • Allow us to arrange exciting excursions like a panoramic excursion up Table Mountain and day trip to Robin Island.
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About South Africa

Colourful and vibrant South Africa is a region where wildlife and wine combine to provide an adventure and relaxation hub unlike anywhere else in the world. Here at OROKO, we know South Africa like the back of our hand. We have handpicked our favourite owner-run guesthouses and boutique hotels, driven along the same roads you will, and tested out all the safari lodges to know where you'll get the best guides.

Trip Overview

Fly from Dublin to London Heathrow and land in vibrant South Africa.
You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel in Cape Town.
South Africa
Your family adventure begins! Spend four nights in Cape Town where you’ll stay in an OROKO partner hotel.
Exploring the streets, you’ll discover a variety of enticing culture and cuisine. Table Mountain National Park is the crown jewel of the city. Stunning views and a park filled with vivid flora, it forms a barrier encompassing Cape Town in an expertly painted natural canvas.
Cape Town South Africa
Allow us to arrange a day trip to Robben Island.
It is an icon of struggle, freedom and hope, made famous by Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment here. It is now home to over 130 birds, some of which are endangered species.
Robben Island Cape Town South Africa
You will be transported by private vehicle to Franschhoek Valley for a three-night stay.
The quaint town of Franschhoek is a charming mix of galleries, gourmet restaurants and stylish boutiques, surrounded by imposing mountain scenery and some of the finest wine estates of the country.
Franschooek Valley South Africa
Fly to Hoedspruit. You will be privately transferred to Thornybush Private Game Reserve for three nights to experience the wild side of Africa.
Here, the animals roam freely between Thornybush and Kruger National Park. Lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo, the big five can all be seen here.
Elephant Herd Kruger National Park South Africa
You'll be heading out on dawn and late afternoon game drives in the company of dedicated and highly knowledgeable rangers and trackers.
Your ranger will go off road for close-up views of special sightings and once darkness falls, you'll be treated to thrilling spot-lit night drives in search of rare nocturnal creatures and big cats on the move.
Big Five Thornybush Game Reserve South Africa
Fly from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg.
You’ll spend one night in Johannesburg before your flight home the next day.
Johannesburg South Africa
Fly home from Johannesburg via London to Dublin.
Your adventure come to an end as you arrive home.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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One & Only Cape Town

This urban chic hotel offers guests a new level of sophistication on Cape Town’s waterfront. The One & Only spa is located on its own private island and is the perfect place to restore and unwind. Ideal for foodies, Legendary Michelin-starred chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa brings his culinary wizardry to Nobu and local celebrity chef Reuben Riffel recently opened Reuben’s, a celebration of Cape Town’s rich culinary heritage. Both dynamic restaurants are connected by Vista Bar in the very heart of the resort with commanding views of Table Mountain.


Leeu House, Franschhoek

Leeu House is conveniently situated in the heart of Franschhoek Village, providing the appeal of a country guest house with all the benefits of a townhouse. The hotel is also within walking distance to fantastic restaurants, boutiques and art galleries.

As the hotel is an exclusive 12-room destination, comfort and luxury is guaranteed. Guests can cool off by taking a dip in the outdoor pool before walking through the landscaped gardens which surround the house.


Thornybush Game Lodge

Thornybush Game Lodge is situated in the private Thornybush Game Reserve, which forms part of Kruger National Park. Your private viewing deck overlooks the Monwana River, while throughout the property there are exceptional opportunities to view wildlife in the savannah and at the watering hole. The sheer enjoyment of unspoilt nature, the invigorating air and the open vistas, will leave you relaxed and energised for your return to civilization.

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Our favourite restaurants in the Winelands

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Emmet & family – Abu Dhabi, Jan 2018 | Dubai, Apr 2018 | Tenerife, Dec 2018 | Skiing, Megève, Feb 2019

“I’ve been a customer of OROKO for the last 12 months and have booked family holidays, ski trips and short breaks. The whole experience is brilliant; you explain the type of holiday that you are hoping to have, without specifying necessarily where and the team will present you a series of ideas and options, all costed out. It takes away all the stress of planning a trip. On top of this, you receive a full itinerary, and all activities can be sourced in advance. I’m a big fan.”


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