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Wildflower Adventure 2021 – 2022

A transformation of an ordinary landscape
Cullinan Guided Journeys / Wildflower Adventure 2021 – 2022

Wildflower Adventure 2021 – 2022

From R12560

per person

Head into South Africa’s Northern Cape to discover a colourful paradise of seasonal wild flowers.

A unique phenomenon to the Cape! View the incredible transformation of the ordinary landscape into vast fields of spectacular wild flowers.

  • Departure
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Include
    Accommodation
    3 dinners
    3 breakfasts
    Porterage
    Professional English-speaking Guide
    Transportation
    Sightseeing
  • Not Included
    3 x Mittagessen
    13 x Fruhstuck
    6 x Fruhstuck
    5 x Fruhstuck
    2 x Mittagessen
    1 x Abendessen
    4 x Abendessen
    1 x Mittagessen
    11 x Fruhstuck
    Besichtigungen laut Reiseplan
    Gepacktragergebuhren
    Transport
    Ubernachtung
    3 x Fruhstuck
    3 x Abendessen
    2 x craft beer tastings and brewery tours
    1 wine tasting at Buitenverwachting Wine Estate
    Kliptown Open Air Museum
    11 breakfasts
    1 x cheese & wine pairing
    1 wine tasting and a BBQ (Braai) lunch)
    2 x Craft Beer Tastings & a Beach BBQ (Braai) dinner
    Boulders Beach
    1 wine tasting of five wines at Groot Constantia Wine Estate
    Visit to V&A Waterfront
    Muizenberg Beach
    Table Mountain (excludes the cost of the Cable Way ticket & weather permitting)
    USB charging ports onboard vehicle
    Wifi onboard vehicle
    1 wine tasting and a 2 course winelands lunch
    Entrance to the Franschhoek Motor Museum
    Surface Tour at the Cullinan Diamond Mine
    Professional English Commentary only
    2nd Wine Tasting (time permitting)
    Shore-based Whale Experience
    Carlton Centre
    Entrance into Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein
    Hector Peterson Memorial site (photo opportunity only)
    Lilliesleaf Farm
    Entrance to Sun City Resort
    Closed vehicle game drive in PIlanesburg Game Reserve
    Visit to Paul Kruger House
    Visit the Voortrekker Monument
    Visit the Apartheid Museum
    Visit to Hector Peterson Memorial
    Regina Mundi Church
    Visit to Constitution Hill
    Return transfer from main Sandton / Rosebank Hotels
    Entrance fees: God’s Window, Three Rondawels and Bourkes Luck Potholes
    Bottled water
    Kruger National Park Conservation Fees
    Return transfers from central Hazyview Hotels
    Entrance fee in to Addo Elephant National Park
    Closed vehicle game drive in Addo Elephant National Park
    Electric mountain bikes, helmets & water bottles
    Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    1x wine-tasting at Stellenbosch Wine Estate
    Cape Point Nature Reserve
    3 x wine tastings and 1 x cellar tour
    Estate is closed on Sundays, a visit to the Stoney Point Penguin Colony will be included instead.
    1 x wine-tasting at Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate
    Welcome drink on arrival
    English-speaking game ranger
    2 -3 hour open vehicle game drive
    Guided tours at Zeits MOCCA and the Norval Foundation
    Guided tours of Company Gardens and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    3 x gin tastings
    2 hour cruise accompanied by marine biologists
    Chocolate and wine pairing
    Cloete Cellar
    Cape Dutch Manor House at Groot Constantia
    Groot Constantia Wine Estate
    Entrance fees for guided tour of the Heart Museum
    2 x wine tastings
    Passage on the wine tram
    Entrance to the Oranjezicht City Farm Market and Neighbourgoods Market at Old Biscuit Mill
    Interactive djembe drumming session and set menu dinner
    Return transfers to / from Cape Town City Center Hotels with English driver only
    High tea buffet
    An accredited fully licensed guide and use of riding gear
    1 x craft beer or 1 x wine tasting
    Return transfers to / from Cape Town City Centre Hotels
    National Park permits
    2 wine tastings
    Interactive Djembe drumming session & set menu dinner
    Show, 4-course dinner and a glass of sparkling wine
    Riding gear
    1 craft beer tasting or 1 wine tasting
    Kruger National Park Conservation Fees
    Lunch
    Complimentary collection service from select hotels*
    Return transfers from Port Elizabeth city centre hotels
    Full board at Chobe only
    4 breakfasts
    Return airfare ex Johannesburg
    14 breakfasts
    3 lunches
    13 breakfasts
    4 dinners
    10 breakfasts
    2 dinners
    2 breakfasts
    6 breakfasts
    2 lunches
    1 dinner
    1 lunch
    5 breakfasts
    Entry Fees
    Accommodation
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Day 1: Cape Town - Vredendal

Join us on a visit to the West Coast National Park which, during spring, is embroidered with a tapestry of multi-hued flowers. Visit the Postberg section where many antelope are to be seen in a setting that is as unique as it is idyllic. Just inland from the secluded harbour of Saldanha Bay one finds the azure waters of the Langebaan Lagoon, focal point of the West Coast National Park. Thousands of seabirds roost on sheltered islands, pristine golden beaches stretch endlessly into the early morning mist and brooding salt marshes are home to vast concentrations of migrant waders from the northern hemisphere. During the course of the afternoon the journey continues via Piketberg to Vredendal. [Dinner] Overnight in Vredendal. 
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Day 2: Vredendal - Nieuwoudtville - Vredendal

After breakfast you have a full day to explore and view wild flowers in their natural surroundings. Nieuwoudtville is the bulb capital of the world and it’s widely accepted that the highest speciation of bulbs are found in this area. The bulbs generally start flowering after the first rains during March/April. The incidence increases to peak during July through to October, depending on weather conditions. [Breakfast & Dinner] Return to Vredendal for overnight. 
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Day 3: Vredendal

After breakfast you’ll have another opportunity to further experience the unique beauty of the area, viewing wild flowers, endemic succulents and birdlife in the Vredendal area. Enjoy a wine tasting at one of the well-known wine cellars along the Olifantsriver Wine Route. [Breakfast & Dinner] Overnight in Vredendal.
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Day 4: Vredendal - Cape Town

This morning you depart Vredendal and travel to Clanwilliam and the Ramskop Wild Flower Garden. Each year during August and September, depending on the preceding winter's rainfall, the area is transformed into a floral showcase. The area features a large variety of wild flowers. Ramskop Nature Reserve at the Clanwilliam Dam Resort boasts 250 indigenous species of wild flowers. In the afternoon the tour continues through Citrusdal to Cape Town where it ends on arrival. [Breakfast]    

2021 Departure Dates

  • 02 - 05 August 2021
  • 16 - 19 August 2021

2022 Departure Dates

  • 01 - 04 August 2022
  • 15 - 18 August 2022
Tour Highlights:
  • Visits to the West Coast National Park & Postberg Nature Reserve in Langebaan
  • Visit to Nieuwoudtville, bulb capital of the world
  • Wine tasting at one of the well-known wine cellars along the Olifants River Wine Route
  • Visit to Ramskop Wildflower Garden near Clanwilliam
  • PLEASE NOTE!  Wild flower viewing is weather and season dependent and cannot be guaranteed.
  • This Small Group Tour requires a minimum of 2 Guests to operate and will not exceed a maximum of 12 Guests
  • Transport will be in a Cullinan Guided Journeys branded vehicle with 2-8 guests travelling in a 13 seater vehicle, 9-11 guests in a 15 seater vehicle and 12-18 guests in a coach

 2021 RATES

  • R12,560 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
  • R15,200 per single person

2022 RATES

  • R12,925 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
  • R15,565 per single person
  • Accommodation included:
  • Melkboomsdrift Guest Lodge in Vredendal or similar x 3 nights