- find out more
Romantic South Africa & Mauritius
One of our most popular holidays for couples and honeymooners, this scenic route offers the perfect marriage of incredible food with world class wines, romantic hotels with wonderful service and fascinating sights coupled with plenty of relaxing activities – a match made in heaven!
- Style: Multi Centre Holiday
- Duration: 17 days/16 nights
- Starts in: Cape Town
Guide Price £2259
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Cape Winelands
- Eastern Cape Game Reserves
Days 1-2 Cape Town
This beautiful city is the ideal spot to begin your romantic holiday. Perhaps enjoy a stroll around the V&A Waterfront and a meal with the striking harbour as your backdrop. On your second day, enjoy a private guided trek up majestic Table Mountain, where incredible photo opportunities await.
Day 3 Cape Town
Today, set your own pace. Why not enjoy a stroll along the beach in upmarket Camps Bay or visit Robben Island, the infamous former prison that held Nelson Mandela, or join a whale watching tour to Gansbaai.
Days 4-5 Cape Town to Franschhoek
Pick up your car and drive through rolling countryside to the charming village of Franschhoek, which boasts fabulous restaurants, boutique shops and an attractive mountain backdrop. Hop on the Franschhoek Wine Tram on your second day to sample the range of delectable produce which makes this area so special.
Day 6 Franschhoek to Swellendam
Continue east, passing historic Cape Dutch homesteads and dramatic valleys towards quaint Swellendam. Nestled between the lush mountains which surround the town on all sides, spend a leisurely afternoon exploring, being sure to sample the fine cuisine on offer, before returning to your peaceful hotel, set amongst beautifully manicured gardens.
Days 7-8 Swellendam to Plettenberg Bay
After a hearty breakfast, travel onwards to the pretty town of Plettenberg Bay. Here a multitude of activities await, from horseriding, ziplining and watersports to beaches and wildlife sanctuaries.
Day 9 Plettenberg Bay to Eastern Cape GR
No South African holiday would be complete without a Big 5 safari experience, so today arrive at your Eastern Cape lodge in time for a thrilling game drive. Learn about the reserve’s conservation efforts from your expert ranger.
Day 10 Eastern Cape GR
Two game drives are included today so keep your eyes peeled for those big cats! Relax back at camp between game drives and as night falls, the sound of the bush beckons as you savour a delicious meal by candlelight.
Day 11 Eastern Cape GR to Johannesburg
Enjoy a final early morning game drive, before heading back to Port Elizabeth for your afternoon flight to Johannesburg where you will spend the night.
Day 12 Johannesburg to Mauritius
Today, fly across the Indian Ocean to the stunning island of Mauritius and your romantic hotel.
Days 13-16 Mauritius
Spend lazy days by the pool, enjoy time on the beach or indulge in a pampering spa treatment. Be sure to sample the fantastic cuisine and intimate atmosphere at the hotel’s restaurants.
Day 17 Mauritius
It’s time to say goodbye to paradise and transfer back to the airport.
Additional Options:Like this holiday but don't want to drive? This holiday is also available as a Chauffeured Fly Drive, meaning you can enjoy this itinerary without actually having to drive yourself.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 8 days Economy Premium Cover car hire including zero insurance excess, 7% early booking discount, unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and 1 additional driver. A one way drop off fee is payable locally
- Private transfer from Cape Town airport to your hotel
- Private return transfers from Mauritius airport
- 16 nights 4 to 5 accommodation
- 16 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 7 dinners
- All drinks on days 9-10
- Private Table Mountain Hike & City Tour
- Franschhoek Wine Tram
- 4 game drives
- International flights
New offers every day
As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.
Your Trailfinders travel consultant will be able to find the best flights to suit you and your choice of tour. Please call for our latest offers.
Don't miss out - secure your place on the world's must do experiences before you go.
We offer hundreds of unforgettable experiences all round the globe, from city-tours to bridge climbs, balloon flights to whale watching cruises.
Take a look at the local tours we offer along the way and ask your Trailfinders consultant to add them to your itinerary for you.
Cape Winelands Tour
Whale Watch Tour from Cape Town with Transfers
Shark Cage Diving Tour From Cape Town with Transfers
Plettenberg Bay Whale Watching Tour
Speak to a Travel Expert
We believe booking online is no substitute for one-on-one service. Between them our expert travel consultants have travelled to over 96% of the world's countries. As a result the service and advice they offer is second to none.
Our travel centres are currently closed
Our phone lines are open at the following times:-
Monday to Friday: 8am - 8pm (UK) : 9am-7pm (ROI)
Saturday & Bank Holidays: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm
For individual opening times please check your local travel centre
YOUR TRAVEL PLANS ALWAYS TO HAND, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME - YOUR ESSENTIAL TRAVEL COMPANION
Our free Viewtrail App stores your essential travel information in one secure place, ensuring we are with you from start to finish.
- View your travel plans on or offline, wherever and whenever you wish
- Live flight notifications - real time information as you travel
- Online check-in links and pre-tour notifications
- Luggage allowance
- Mapped places of interest - restaurants, shops, stations...plus route guidance back to your hotel
- View e-vouchers and export them to your Apple wallet
- Secure access to booking history, profile and insurance contact information
- One touch emergency contact 365/24/7
- Add to calendar function
- Countdown to travel
- Local time, weather, translator and exchange rate calculator
Don't Miss Out
Sign up for our Email and be the first to hear about our Red Hot Offers and Travel Inspiration.
Order a Brochure
Our full range of 2020 brochures and the latest edition of the Trailfinder magazine are out now - get ahead of the rest and start planning your next escape.
Get In Touch
Submit An Enquiry
If you can provide a few more details we can look at the best available options before we call you.