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Category Building Blocks Safari and Nature Eastern Cape

What are Building Blocks?

South Africa Specialist also offers you the opportunity to set your own journey along with tools like our Building Blocks. The building blocks you can book separately, but can also fit perfectly into a tailor-made tour and / or your individual travel plans. If you like to make your own entire journey on the Internet, this is also possible on our website. Like as if you are your own travel agent!

If you need advice then there is an expert team to assist. If you would prefer that we put together the trip for you, please let us know your wishes, then we will gladly assist. In most cases this gives a price advantage. You will find that we have the best value for money and you can use our very attractive purchase rates!

The below Building Blocks are placed in numerical order by trip duration (number of days). Tours of 7 days and more can be found under the relevant category in the left menu bar (car trips, safari trips etc.). Trips of one day can be found under "excursions and activities".



2 day Schotia Game Reserve package (ER 225)

Highlights:

Schotia Private Game Reserve, night safari & morning safari

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Bush Lodge, Orlando room & Orlando Luxury Tent
Transport: with a 4x4 vehicle
Starts in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Ends in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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This is a superb 2 day safari near Port Elizabeth with the opportunity to seek wildlife in the Schotia Game Reserve while on holiday in South Africa. The park offers a very good opportunity to see lions in their natural habitat. Tonight you stay in the Schotia Game Reserve where you will experience the real Africa feeling in the middle of the bush. Romantic fire, a beautiful starry sky, the sounds of the wildlife around you and enjoy delicious African cuisine.

Price from ZAR 2.471,00 prices are p.p.

2 day Schotia Game Reserve incl Addo package (ER 125)

Highlights:

Schotia Private Game Reserve, Addo Elephant National Park & safari

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Bush Lodge, Orlando room & Orlando Luxury Tent
Transport: with a open 4x4 vehicle in Schotia Game Reserve en a minibus with air-conditioning in Addo Elephant National Park 
Starts in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Ends in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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A unique two day safari near Port Elizabeth with opportunity to see both the large population of elephants in the Addo Elephant National Park as well as the lions in the Schotia Game Reserve.

You will stay in the Schotia Game Reserve where you will feel the real African experience in the bush with a romantic fire, a beautiful starry sky, the sounds of the wildlife around you and a delicious traditional African dinner buffet. Take time away in nature while on holiday in South Africa!

Price from ZAR 3.500,00

3 day stay in Oyster Bay at Oyster Bay Lodge (ER 157)

Highlights:

Unlimited access to walking trails on a private beach

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Oyster Bay Lodge
Transport: not included
Starts in: Oyster Bay Lodge
Ends in: Oyster Bay Lodge
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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The Oyster Bay Lodge is located in the Eastern Cape near St. Francis and between Knysna and Port Elizabeth on 235 acres of private land with a 3.5 kilometer private beach. It's the ultimate way to relax and enjoy nature in peace. The unspoilt nature of Oyster Bay Lodge also lends itself to many outdoor activities. There are more than 150 species of birds, including the Black Oystercatcher which can be spotted. There are 18 horses that roam freely on the nature reserve. Enjoy the pool or take leisurely strolls through the dunes and along the beach. The road to it is a dirt road, so a good car is important!

3 day safari package at Sibuya Game Reserve (ER 100)

Highlights:

Game-drives, game & bird watching walks

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Sibuya Game Reserve
Transport: boat trip to and from accommodation
Starts in: Kenton on Sea
Ends in: Kenton on Sea
Countries: South Africa
Ages: No children under the age of 3 years

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Looking for a real safari experience in the Eastern Cape? Choose Sibuya Game Reserve with its 4-star luxury Tented Camps.

Located about 1 hour drive from Port Elizabeth Airport you find this wonderful game reserve on the Kariega River at Kenton on Sea. You are brought to the sanctuary by boat and you have a few days to enjoy the outdoors while the African wildlife (including the Big Five) can be spotted & admired as well as many birds and there is the possibility for fishing and canoeing for the fans. No television, but who needs one in the peaceful nature of a beautiful part of South Africa. All meals, local drinks and activities are included (morning and afternoon game drives, bush walks, fishing).

Price from ZAR 6.811,00 prices are p.p.

3 day safari package with Woodall (ER 089)

Highlights:

Addo Elephant National Park, Woodall Spa

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Luxury room or suite in Woodall Country House & Spa
Transport: With a open 4x4 vehicle in Addo Elephant National Park
Starts in: Woodall Country House
Ends in: Woodall Country House
Countries: South Africa
Ages: From 6 years old

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At about 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth is this award-winning boutique hotel near the malaria free Addo Elephant National Park. Woodall is a wonderful peaceful accommodation from which you can visit the Addo Park with its large population of elephants. The property offers peace and tranquility to the discerning holidaymaker. Originally a farmhouse built in 1900, completely renovated and expanded with every possible luxury has retained in its original atmospheres.You will stay here based on bed, breakfast and extensive Gourmet Dinners. In addition, there are spa treatments and a safari to the Addo Elephant N. P. included.

Price from ZAR 5.471,00 prices are p.p.

3 day package in the Great Karoo via Samara Private Game Reserve (ER 169)

Highlights:

Great Karoo & Samara Private Game Reserve

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability. Special; stay 3 nights, pay for 2 (valid in June, August & September 2017)
Accommodation: luxury suites in the Karoo Lodge
Transport: safaris with an open 4x4 vehicle
Starts in: Samara Private Game Reserve
Ends in: Samara Private Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages, but safaris from 8 years old

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Three hours' drive north of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape you will find the uniquely situated Samara Private Game Reserve. This lodge is in the malaria-free Great Karoo which offers panoramic views, luxurious accommodation and peace for everyone. All meals and two safari activities per day with an expert ranger are included, for children under the age of 8 there are special activities.

In June, August & September 2017 you can stay 3 nights at Samara for the price of 2! Contact us for availability and enjoy this offer!

Price from ZAR 5.650,00 prices are p.p.

3 day luxury safari at Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape (ER 046)

Highlights:

Game drives & relaxation retreat

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Lodge in Shamwari Game Reserve
Car type: not included
Starts in: Shamwari Game Reserve
Ends in: Shamwari Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Just an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth you will find the Shamwari Game Reserve. In this reserve there are as many as 60 different large animal species including lion, rhino, buffalo, elephants, leopards, giraffes, zebras, hippos and many different antelopes. More than 250 different bird species have been observed here.

All accommodation at Shamwari is 5 star and so luxury with excellent and personal service. For enthusiasts, there is a Relaxation Retreat where wonderful relaxing treatments can be enjoyed.

Offer for the month of April 2018: stay 4 nights for the price of 3.

Price from ZAR 11.960,00 prices are p.p.

3 day safari package at Schotia Game Reserve incl Addo (ER 126)

Highlights:

Schotia Private Game Reserve, Addo Elephant National Park

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Transport: With a open 4x4 vehicle in Schotia Game Reserve and in a minibus with air conditioning in Addo Elephant National Park
Starts in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Ends in: Schotia Private Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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This is a wonderful 3 day safari near Port Elizabeth, where you get to see both the large population of elephants in the Addo Elephant National Park and the lions in the Schotia Game Reserve. Additionally, you will have much more wildlife that you can spot! You will stay in the Schotia Game Reserve where you will experience the real Africa feeling in the middle of the bush. With a romantic fire, a beautiful starry sky, the sounds of the wildlife around you and delicious dishes of African cuisine. The stay includes full board and including all mentioned game drives.

Price from ZAR 5.000,00

3 day stay at Camp Figtree (ER 103)

Highlights:

Luxury in the bush & near Addo Elephant Park

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Camp Figtree
Transport: not included
Starts in: Camp Figtree, Addo
Ends in: Camp Figtree, Addo
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages (children 3-12 years pay half the price for accommodation)

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This package has two nights at the beautifully situated Camp Figtree Colonial African Lodge in a spacious Luxury Suite. You have a fantastic view and can relax wonderfully. You stay based on bed and breakfast in the restaurant but you can dine at a good price. From here you can easily go on safari in the Addo Elephant Park (just 15 km drive from the lodge) or the Schotia Game Reserve.

Price from ZAR 2.100,00 prices are p.p.

3 day trip at Woodall with safari's in the Addo Elephant National Park (ER 192)

Highlights:

Addo Elephant National Park, Woodall Spa

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Luxury room or suite in Woodall Country House & Spa
Transport: With a open 4x4 vehicle in Addo Elephant National Park
Starts in: Woodall Country House
Ends in: Woodall Country House
Countries: South Africa
Ages: From 6 years old

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You will find the luxury Woodall Country House & Spa about 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth. This property offers spacious, luxurious rooms, fine dining and a beautiful garden and pool. For some extra pampering, you can book a treatment at the spa.

Woodall is located only 10 km from the Addo Elephant National Park and here you will have two safaris with a ranger in a 4x4 safari vehicle. Addo is known for its large population of elephants, but you will also find giraffes, zebra, lions, buffalos, hyenas, rhinos, 150 bird species, etc.

This package includes breakfast, dinners, two game drives into Addo with snacks and drinks.

Price from ZAR 4.529,00 prices are p.p.

3 day package in the Kariega Private Game Reserve (ER 002)

Highlights:

Kariega Game Reserve, game drives

*Please click on map for the location of the game reserve & lodges.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Main Lodge 4*/River Lodge 4*/Settlers Drift 5*/The Homestead 4*
Rental Car: Not included
Starts in: Kariega Game Reserve
Ends in: Kariega Game Reserve
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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3 days of enjoying the beautiful Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. This malaria free reserve covers an area of 10 000 hectares of gorgeous African wilderness as well as 2 beautiful rivers: the Kariega and the Bushman River. The game reserve offers a 5 star lodge & 4 star lodges with all the comforts you desire. During the game drives, the ranger will look for the big five with you: lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard! But you will also enjoy the exuberant nature of your open 4x4 safari vehicle. A fantastic safari experience!

Price from ZAR 5.600,00 prices are p.p.

3 day Pop-up Camps package in the Baviaanskloof (ER 004)

Highlights:

Baviaanskloof, swimming, hiking, cycling, rides in the reserve and spectacular 4x4 routes

*Please click on map for the location of the reserve

Departure: Daily based on availability (valid from 15 December 2017 until 8 January 2018)
Accommodation: Baviaanskloof Tented Camp
Rental Car: Not included
Starts in: Baviaanskloof
Ends in: Baviaanskloof
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Three days of enjoy the beautiful Baviaanskloof reserve. Only in a certain part of the year you can visit this Pop-Up camp located on a private territory in the heart of the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve. The camp is located along the banks of the Baviaanskloof River and the area is ideal for hiking, cycling and other activities. You can look for rhinos and other animal species during a game drive. A great experience!

Price from ZAR 1.951,00 prices are p.p.

3 day Pop-up Camps package in the Wild Coast (ER 005)

Highlights:

Wild Coast, Coffee Bay, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking and Sardine Run in winter months.

*Please click on map for the location of the reserve.

Departure: Daily based on availability (valid from 1 July - 31 August 2017)
Accommodation: Wild Coast Tented Camp (Coffee Bay)
Rental Car: Not included
Starts in: Wild Coast Tented Camp
Ends in: Wild Coast Tented Camp
Countries: South Africa
Ages: All ages

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Three days of enjoying the beautiful Wild Coast. The camp is situated on the edge of the Mapuzi estuary just a few minutes away from the small town of Coffee Bay. Here you can walk / hike, bike, swim or fish in peace. Breakfast and dinner are served at the camp, while you can go have lunch in Coffee Bay. This 3 day package is truly a great experience!

Price from ZAR 1.951,00 prices are p.p.

4 day safari package with Woodall (ER 091)

Highlights:

Addo Elephant National Park, Woodall Spa, Schotia Game Reserve

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Luxury room or suite in Woodall Country House & Spa
Transport: Open 4x4 in games park
Starts in: Woodall Country House
Ends in: Woodall Country House
Countries: South Africa
Ages: From 6 years old

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About 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth is this award-winning boutique hotel near the malaria free Addo Elephant National Park. Woodall is a wonderful peaceful accommodation from which both the Addo Park and the Schotia Park can easily be visited.

The property offers peace and tranquility to the discerning holidaymaker. Originally a farmhouse built in 1900, completely renovated and expanded with every possible luxury and has retained its original atmosphere.

Price from ZAR 8.541,00 prices are p.p.

4 day Dolphin Trail (ER 086)

Highlights:

Tsitsikamma National Park, Storms River Gorge, Misty Mountain Reserve, Fynbos & Forest Ferns

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Hotels
Transport: Transport of luggage in a car between the accommodations &  4x4 tour through the old Storms River Pass back to the starting point
Starts in: Tsitsikamma National Park
Ends in: Tsitsikamma National Park
Countries: South Africa
Ages: from 12 years old

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This tour includes short walks, taking you on a 2-day hiking trip in the breathtaking Tsitsikamma National Park. The total distance is 17 km and takes you along the dramatic coastline between the Tsitsikamma Mountains and the Indian Ocean. Along the way you'll encounter whales, dolphins and many species of birds, including the famous Knysna Loerie. There is swimming and snorkeling in lakes that have formed in the rocks. Expert guidance is available. You will stay in 4 star accommodations starting at Storms River and ending at Sanddrift River. Your luggage will be transported.

4 day trip via Woodall with safari's in the Addo Elephant National Park & Schotia (ER 191)

Highlights:

Addo Elephant N.P., Schotia Game Reserve, Woodall Spa

*Please click on map for full route overview.

Departure: Daily based on availability
Accommodation: Luxury room or suite in Woodall Country House & Spa
Transport: Open 4x4 in game parks
Starts in: Woodall Country House
Ends in: Woodall Country House
Countries: South Africa
Ages: From 6 years old

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You stay three nights at the luxurious Woodall Country House & Spa which is just 45 minutes driving distance from Port Elizabeth. Breakfast and two delicious dinners are included as well as hydro and safari activities. You go for a game drive in the nearby Addo Elephant National Park twice, accompanied by a ranger and it includes drinks and snacks. You also go exploring in the Schotia Game Reserve, known for its many lions.

This package is a great mix of luxury, nature, spotting wildlife and culinary delight.

Price from ZAR 7.318,00 prices are p.p.