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Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth is the gateway to the Eastern Game Reserves.

Most travellers here spend only one night at the beginning or end of their trip.

Port Elizabeth

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Port Elizabeth is the gateway to the Eastern Game Reserves...
...which is the Cape's best area for game viewing, for example zebra...
...giraffe...
...lion...
...white rhino...
...elephant...
...cheetah...
...and tortoise.
In Port Elizabeth you might want to spent one night at the lovely Hacklewood Hill House...
...which offers comfortable rooms...
...with character en-suite bathrooms.
Hacklewood Hill House is surrounded by a beautiful lush, green garden...
...which you can admire from the veranda.
Enjoy the plentiful and freshly prepared meals.
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Port Elizabeth is the gateway to the Eastern Game Reserves...
Port Elizabeth is the gateway to the Eastern Game Reserves...
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...which is the Cape's best area for game viewing, for example zebra...
...which is the Cape's best area for game viewing, for example zebra...
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...giraffe...
...giraffe...
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...lion...
...lion...
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...white rhino...
...white rhino...
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...elephant...
...elephant...
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...cheetah...
...cheetah...
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...and tortoise.
...and tortoise.
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In Port Elizabeth you might want to spent one night at the lovely Hacklewood Hill House...
In Port Elizabeth you might want to spent one night at the lovely Hacklewood Hill House...
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...which offers comfortable rooms...
...which offers comfortable rooms...
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...with character en-suite bathrooms.
...with character en-suite bathrooms.
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Hacklewood Hill House is surrounded by a beautiful lush, green garden...
Hacklewood Hill House is surrounded by a beautiful lush, green garden...
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...which you can admire from the veranda.
...which you can admire from the veranda.
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Enjoy the plentiful and freshly prepared meals.
Enjoy the plentiful and freshly prepared meals.
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LOLDIA HOUSE in RIFT VALLEY

South Africa trips focusing on the Cape

Here are 11 great South Africa trips to inspire you


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Cape Genet Self-drive Safari

20 days • 8 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO CAPE TOWN AIRPORT

Enjoy fine-dining in Cape Town, whale-watching in Hermanus, and a range of walking and water-based activities throughout De Hoop’s Nature Reserve, the Klein Karoo and Plettenberg. This relaxed self-driven safari concludes with stays in The Winelands and Namaqualand.

US$3,380 - US$4,050 per person

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Cape Grysbok Self-drive Safari

20 days • 8 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO CAPE TOWN AIRPORT

Explore Cape Town, Hermanus, Franschhoek and Namaqualand, amongst other memorable destinations, during this leisurely self-driven safari. Fine dining, varied activities and impressively comfortable lodges, estates and country houses await.

US$4,450 - US$6,710 per person

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Waterbuck self-drive

12 days • 6 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT

A classic Cape and Garden Route self-drive taken at a leisurely pace and staying in charming boutique hotels. Great food and wine paired with spectacular scenery and an exciting array of activities.

US$2,760 - US$3,130 per person

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Bontebok Self-drive Safari

12 days • 5 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT

This well-rounded safari encompasses fine dining, a range of activities and elegant accommodation across some of South Africa’s most stunning locations. Visit Cape Town, the Winelands and sections of the spectacularly diverse Garden Route.

US$1,610 - US$1,800 per person

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Cape Mountain Zebra Self-drive Safari

12 days • 4 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO CAPE TOWN AIRPORT

Fine dining, luxurious accommodation and a wide of range of leisurely activities make this a superbly comfortable self-driven safari. Visit the cosmopolitan Cape Town, tranquil coastal retreats, stylish wine farms and spectacularly peaceful nature reserves.

US$4,190 - US$7,060 per person

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Meerkat Self-drive Safari

8 days • 5 locations
UPINGTON AIRPORT TO UPINGTON AIRPORT

Explore the wildly remote Kgaladgai Transfrontier Park from four simple, self-catered bases before concluding with two nights at Augrabies Falls National Park. An exciting safari including varied game and birdlife, well-suited to the autonomous traveller.

US$1,100 - US$1,140 per person

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Black Wildebeest Self-drive Safari

19 days • 10 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

Journey from South Africa’s cosmopolitan Cape Town to central Namibia’s Okonjima Nature Reserve during this self-driven safari. The route passes through a stunning variety of landscapes, offering access to this beautiful continent’s rich diversity.

US$3,980 - US$4,080 per person

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Ostrich Self-drive Safari

14 days • 9 locations
WINDHOEK AIRPORT TO WINDHOEK AIRPORT

Great value self-drive adventure through the epic desert landscapes of southern Namibia and South Africa’s Kalahari, visiting highlights such as Fish River Canyon, the ghost towns of Lüderitz and Sossusvlei’s dunes.

US$2,410 - US$3,040 per person

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The Highlights of Africa

17 days • 7 locations
CAPE TOWN AIRPORT TO KIGALI AIRPORT

An epic adventure taking in some of Africa’s most incredible sights and wildlife experiences, from Cape Town to the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, the Maasai Mara and an encounter with mountain gorillas.

US$12,750 - US$15,380 per person

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Leopard Safari

13 days • 4 locations
VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT TO CAPE TOWN AIRPORT

Victoria Falls, Botswana and Cape Town – a classic southern African itinerary combining luxury, wilderness, safari and culture. We can't think of a better way to spend two weeks.

US$8,340 - US$11,290 per person

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Where to stay in Port Elizabeth

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Hacklewood Hill Country House

Hacklewood Hill House

Hacklewood Hill Country House is a lovely Victorian Manor House located in the quiet leafy suburb of Walmer in Port Elizabeth.


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