Cape Town Add-on Photo Tour


Whale watching; Shark diving; Table Mountain; Robben Island – Cape Town has it all….

from $850 (€ 780) PP

Cape Town Add-on Photo Tour


Whale watching; Shark diving; Table Mountain; Robben Island – Cape Town has it all….
from $850 (€ 780) PP


Since 2010, Cape Town has consistently featured on the top travel destinations lists of Conde Nast, Trip Advisor, Lonely Planet & Forbes for its extraordinary natural beauty, diverse population and cosmopolitan culture.From pristine beaches to breath-taking mountains, Cape Town has something for every taste and interest you can imagine.

Overview of Photo Safari
You are invited to enjoy this add-on tour before or after any Ed Braz Wildlife photographic safari. You will have two days and nights to explore the beauty and culture of the magnificent city of Cape Town while staying in the lap of luxury at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront. Flights to and from Johannesburg as well as accommodation in Cape Town will be organized for you meaning that all you have to focus on is deciding which of the many available sights and experiences you want to cram into your stay. If there is just too much you’d like to see and do, three to six day options are also available.

About the City Add-on Tour
This tour is suitable all for photographers. You will be able to explore the city at your own pace and enjoy the many attractions of Cape Town, the most visited tourist destination in Africa. Many sites offer Top 10 lists of what to see and do but if you require some help creating an itinerary to suit your unique tastes and interests, we are more than happy to assist.

Services and facilities
The tour is facilitated for participants on demand. On your Cape Town Add-on tour, you set the itinerary. You can browse our list of recommended sights to visit but your personal interests and energy levels will guide what you choose. For an additional fee, we will organize a private vehicle and dedicated driver for the duration of your visit. Alternatively, you can use services such as Uber or local cabs to get around. Transfers from the airport to your hotel are included as well as breakfast each morning at your hotel.

Photographers accompanied by their non-photographer partners (maximum 1 per vehicle) will share their row. From the moment you arrive in South Africa until your departure all regular expenses are covered by the safari fees. All accommodation at hotels, lodges and camps, the three daily meals, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives are included. All transportation, air flights and charters, welcome services and reserve taxes and fees are provided for. Gratuities and premium brand spirits and beers are excluded.

Add-on Tour Outline and Itinerary

The first night in Cape Town

After arriving in Johannesburg (either on return from a photographic safari or before one), you will fly to Cape Town and be met by a representative who will transport you to your hotel at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront. The 4-star luxury African Elite Properties on the Waterfront provide a beautiful view over the yacht basin in Cape Town of the sparkling bay.

Suggested Activities
  • Spend two or three days with a personal chauffeur and motor vehicle at your disposal
  • Cape Town has it all: beaches, mountains, harbors and gardens
  • Take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain
  • Shop at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront, home to 450 up-market shops and restaurants
  • Or if you prefer, stroll through one of the bustling weekend markets such as The Old Biscuit Mill or the Hout Bay Market to sample local cuisine and buy unique, hand crafted goods.
  • Visit Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve with incredible views over the Atlantic ocean
  • Travel along Chapman’s Peak Drive, an impressive coastal road carved into steep mountain sides high above the ocean
  • Cape Town has a thriving nightlife – there’s a bar for every taste and mood
  • Visit Boulders Beach, home to about 3,000 adorable penguins
  • Stroll casually through Bo-Kaap, one of the most vibrantly-colored neighborhoods you’ll ever see
  • Spend a day touring and drinking your way through the international award-winning vineyards in Stellenbosch
  • Prefer to be in or near water? Go whale-watching or try shark cage diving in Gansbaai
  • Enjoy a sundowner at one of the plenty beachfront bars

On your last day in Cape Town, check out of the hotel and continue the exploration of the Peninsula before boarding a flight to Johannesburg to meet up with the next photographic safari group or home.

 

Safari Tour Dates
This side tour is available on demand and subject to availability. It will be confirmed at time of booking according to the guest’s itinerary.

Costs & Terms of Payment

The 2 day (2 nights) add-on tour costs $1,380 per person, single occupation or $850 per person, double occupation. This includes

  • Two night stay at the Elite Properties at the Waterfront, Cape Town, including breakfast
  • Private full day vehicle and guide at your disposal to explore Cape Town and the surrounds
  • Commercial flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town
  • All airport transfers
  • Ground transportation of luggage
  • Fees, tourism taxes and levies

The following items are not included

  • All entrance fees, lunches and dinners
  • International flights to and from South Africa (OR Tambo International Airport)
  • Medical inoculations, vaccinations, travel medicines and prophylactics
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Visas and insurances
  • Optional personal purchases, tours and extra activities

Costs are per person sharing. A deposit of $500 is required at the time of booking. Balance is payable no later than 90 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel within 90 days prior to the start of the tour, the deposit is refundable if we can find another guest to take your place.

Physical health requirements
This is a great opportunity for you to take pictures of the environment and observe animals in the wild. Most travelling is undertaken in air-conditioned vehicles but some images are best taken away from the vehicle and involve moderate walking. Climbing the dunes is optional – you should be able to climb into and out of a safari vehicle and walk unaided for short distances. Guests must complete a standard liability waiver  before participating in this safari.

Important Information
This safari tour visits two luxurious and well appointed lodges, one located just south of the Sand River in the lower concession area alongside the world renowned Kruger Park and the other in the central concession area. The safari departs from Johannesburg International airport (OR Tambo) to Skukuza International airport on a commercial flight and returns to OR Tambo from Hoedspruit airport on a chartered flight. The transfer between the lodges involves quite a bit of travel by road – about a 3 hour drive – in an air conditioned vehicle fro the exclusive use of the tour group. This has been determined as the most convenient and cost-effective manner to visit the region. Please note that minor changes to the itinerary and/or flight schedules may occur due to local conditions and to better accommodate our group. You will be informed, to the extent possible, in advance of any such changes.

Mandatory Medical Evacuation Insurance
Some of the areas we visit are wild and at a distance from major cities; it is a condition of this booking for guests to carry their own medical evacuation insurance. You will be asked to provide independent documentary evidence of such cover, failing which cover will be provided for you at your cost and added to your account.

Please provide the office with the insurance company’s name, contact number and your individual policy number. Thank you for understanding that this policy exists in the interest of our guests’ safety.

Travel Arrangements to and from the Departure Point
This safari starts and ends in Johannesburg, South Africa. Your travel arrangements must ensure that you arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa at OR Tambo airport no later than 5 pm on the first day of the tour. That evening the group will meet for a group introduction and welcome cocktails offered by the organizers. This tour ends at 4pm on the last day – please arrange departures from OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg no earlier than after 6 pm on the final day. If you plan to participate in an add-on side trip to Cape Town, the routing will determine the itinerary at the time of reservation.

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