This exclusive experience is designed with the sophisticated traveler in mind. We have prepared a time for you that will be so unique you will not believe you are in Africa. Johannesburg is the mecca of South Africa and offers a plethora of explorations that meet you where you are.
We have considered the needs of the traveler that want to visit Africa but may be afraid to do so. The prices are for couples, but we are mindful of those that may need to travel alone, don’t worry you will be amongst friends and by the end of the time with us, family.
We will take you from historical and traditional South Africa to its fast-growing metropolitan population full of life and opportunities that have arisen since Apartheid ended.
You will enjoy the ignition of all five senses that will undoubtedly be aroused during your time in this magnificent country.
We invite you to open your mind, your heart, relax and enjoy the feeling of being at home and amongst your friends turned family.
Travel Day.On the first day of your trip, you will travel to Johannesburg, a beautiful and historic city. Enjoy an elegant meal at the African Pride Melrose Arch, or sample one of many local restaurants.
Explore Pilensberg National Park on a guided Safari tour, where you may see elephants, giraffes, lions and other exotic species. End your adventurous day with a first-class dining experience at Moyo Melrose Arch, an acclaimed restaurant with African cuisine and live performances.
Browse the Mall of Africa, one of the largest shopping centers in the country. You will have a relaxing day to shop, sightsee and unwind with your travel companions. Dinner will be served at Signature at Morningside, a luxury restaurant known for its topnotch food and wine.
You will journey to Soweto Township, a neighborhood known for its history and diversity. You will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the home where Nelson Mandela once lived. Spend time wandering around Soweto and learn about its historical significance. Your day will end with premium steak at the Grillhouse at the Rosebank, as well as top-shelf cocktails at the Circle Bar.
You will travel to Lion and Safari Park for the most intimate time with cheetahs, lions, African wild dogs, hyenas and more. Take pictures with lion cubs, and watch wild life unfold from the safety of your secure vehicle. In the evening, explore the Monte Casino, with its wide selection of games, restaurants and movies.
Let’s take this moment to remember a sobering era not so long ago in South African history by visiting the Apartheid Museum. Reflect on the country’s divided culture and history of colonization. After the museum, we will head to lunch at Chaf Pozi an open braii/BBQ style outdoor setting with laughs and drinks. Your evening will be filled with fine dining and auction wines at Level Four.
Visit Mandela Square in Sandton City for a day of leisure and luxury. Sample designer goods from renowned brands, including Luis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Prada and Gucci. After taking in the entire square, we invite you to the San Deck for dinner and cocktails.
Today we head to the Maboneng Precinct, known for its art and culture. Work up an appetite as you meet local merchants and enjoy lunch at Pata Pata Restaurant, a beloved Johannesburg restaurant. Next, journey to Lesedi Cultural Village, where we will meet South African tribes. Experience a live performance of traditional tribal dances, before an enriching meal of African cuisine.
Choose a relaxing day Four Seasons Spa Westcliff or a day of golf at one of the many world-class golf resorts in South Africa. Your flexible schedule also means you can revisit any destination from our travels. Dinner will be served at local restaurant in Melrose Arch.
We encourage you not to be sad, as you travel back to America. You have had the most amazing experience (we hope) that you will want to share with others, and of course please join us again for more fun. Thank you for your trust in us and The Real South Africa, and we hope to you see again soon my friends.