Delve into the African bush in search of lions, elephants & leopards whilst at the charming Notten’s Bush Camp and enjoy the luxury and stunning beaches of Mozambique’s Inhaca Island
Day 1-4: Notten’s Bush Camp, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, you will change terminals and catch a mid-morning flight Fly to Mala Mala airstrip in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, where you will be met and transferred by one of our representatives to Notten’s Bush Camp, where you will spend 3 nights.
At the camp you will enjoy twice-daily game-drives with experienced guides, who will help you spot wildlife and teach you about the flora and fauna of the African bush.
Info: Notten’s Bush Camp & Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Set within the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Notten’s Bush Camp is an exclusive, intimate retreat. The Lodge has been run by the Notten family for the past 20 years and provides luxury accommodation with a traditional African style. Each private suite is elegant and spacious and has no electricity, which create a sense of romance, as only ambient candlelight and lanterns provide light. The rooms are all en suite and have a private deck overlooking the reserve.
Sabi Sand is the oldest private reserve in the country and covers an area of 60-65,000 ha. Sharing a border with the famous Kruger National Park means that the wildlife in the reserve enjoy a vast area to roam in, making Sabi Sand an authentic safari experience without the high volume of tourists that visit the Kruger daily.
Day 4-10: Pestana Inhaca Lodge, Inhaca Island, Mozambique
After an early game-drive and breakfast, you will be transferred to Maputo International Airport, Mozambique, where you will be transferred by light aircraft and a short car journey to your accommodation for 6 nights on Inhaca Island, Pestana Inhaca Lodge.
There is a wide variety of non-motorised water sports available at the lodge, such as wind-surfing, canoeing, scuba diving and snorkelling. Guests can also enjoy water-skiing, sailing, fishing and a relaxing cruise.
Info: Pestana Inhaca Lodge & Inhaca Island
The picturesque resort has 40 rooms divided into double and twin beds. All the rooms have air-conditioning, DSTV television, tea & coffee making facilities, mosquito nets and en-suite bathrooms with a shower. The rooms are set amongst magnificent coconut palms and tropical gardens. The restaurant offers a selection of local and international cuisine and meals and beverages are also served around the pool.
Inhaca Island, because of its protected status, draws eco-tourists from all over the globe because of its unique and diverse environment. Sub-tropical forest, mangroves, mudflats and three undamaged coral reefs attract an array of marine life, such as dolphins and turtles, and an array of birdlife, drawn to the mudflats for food, making clear viewing for bird-watchers.
Day 10 & 11: Pestana Rovuma, Maputo, Mozambique
In the afternoon you will be transferred to Maputo by air, where you will be met by one of our representatives and driven to the Pestana Rovuma, where you will spend 2 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.
Located in the heart of Maputo, in front of the old Cathedral, Pestana Rovuma Hotel is a modern and unique city hotel that combines comfort with a real sense of Africa. The main restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving excellent African and international food.