It is said that life begins at the end of your comfort zone. We understand that to mean you should take the scenic route – delve into the unknown and open yourself to adventure. Luxury Safaris puts you in control of deciding how you want to spend your exotic African holiday; we’ll take care of all the planning so you can relax and get back to what matters: living life to the fullest.
Whether you’re looking for a wild time with the Big Five, or fine dining and exquisite wine, we’ve got it lined up for you. The great thing about our packages is that you can customise the itinerary to suit your wants and desires. We provide the outline and you fill in the colour – vibrant and loud or pastel and serene. As part of this palette, here are a few options you can choose to paint with as part of your journey through the Western Cape:
A brandy-making distillery in Wellington, run by Roger Jorgensen, is definitely a stop you want to make if you appreciate the finer things in life. This historic family farm is inhabited by the brandy-maker and his wife and their five children. Find out more about them here.
Set between the Goukou River and the Indian Ocean near Stilbaai, lies the Inverroche Distillery. Surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and fynbos, it’s easy to lose yourself in the beauty and of the spirits. The name combines French and Celtic words that define the interaction between water and the limestone found in this region. Find out more about what they offer here.
Bramon Wine Estate
Dine between the vines at Bramon Wine Estate in Plettenberg Bay along the coastline of the Western Cape. While enjoying extraordinary wines and tapas-styled dishes, allow yourself to be entranced by the Tsitsikamma Mountains and roaming elephants. Don’t go home without this spot to brag about.
Viljoensdrift River Cruise
Let your troubles float away as you trail your feet in the cool waters of the Breede River, in Robertson, while sipping on a glass of something wonderful. The hour-long cruise will thrill you with birdlife and breathtaking scenery. Get all the details you need to make this possible right here.
Take a step back and relax over a homemade meal and a glass of spectacular Joubert-Tradauw wine in the R62 Deli. Joubert-Tradauw is a family-owned private cellar and they promise to give you “a taste of the Klein Karoo”. Tempt your taste buds by reading more here.
This is where the mastery of Michelin-star chef, Jurgen Schneider of Germany, meets a Cape kitchen perfectly. Using only the freshest produce, and meats sourced locally, these exquisitely plated flavours will take you on a journey far and wide. Find out more here.
Transform your “usual” travel itinerary into something unforgettable with these wine and dine options. Slow down, take the scenic route… Talk to your tour guide about how you can incorporate these into your plans and make the most of your African adventure.