Madikwe Safari & Mauritius Beach
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge  
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge  
Madikwe Game Reserve  
Wild dog in the Madikwe Game Reserve  
White rhino in the Madikwe Game Reserve  
Infinity Blue restaurant at Heritage Awai  
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort  
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort  
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort  
14 day tour
Including flights and transfers
Prices from
£2779 - £3759

Tour Highlights

  • Big five safari in a non-malarial reserve
  • light aircraft flight to Madikwe
  • 7 nights all inclusive in Mauritius
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Madikwe Safari & Mauritius Beach

South Africa      Mauritius

Experience the best of both worlds with this trip that takes you on safari in South Africa before flying to beautiful island of Mauritius for a week’s relaxation on the beach. In Madikwe Game Reserve stay at Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge where the rangers have unparalleled knowledge of the local wildlife. The reserve is home to over 13,000 animals including the Big-Five, making it the perfect choice for a safari holiday. In Mauritius stay in complete luxury at the Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort, one of our favourite beach hotels. Here there is a 300 metre golden beach, and lagoon with clear turquoise waters. Everything from champagne to a glass bottom boat ride is included in the all-inclusive package.


Day 1
UK to Johannesburg
Depart the UK for your overnight flight to Johannesburg
Day 2
Day 2
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
On arrival, make your way to the Federal Air counter and check in for the light aircraft flight to Madikwe. You will be met and transferred by road to Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge for your four night stay with all meals and scheduled safari activities included.
Accommodation: Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
                   
Day 3
Day 3
Madikwe Safari
Spend the day on safari in the malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve. The area is home to over 13,000 animals including Africa's famed big five. Buffalo Ridge Lodge is run by the community and the local rangers have exceptional knowledge of the wildlife. This is an excellent walking and open vehicle safari destination. Game drives, bush walks, birding, tracking, stargazing and bush dining are among the activities on offer. As this was the first 100% community-owned safari camp in South Africa the lodge benefits the community and contributes to the unique atmosphere at Buffalo Ridge.
Accommodation: Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
                   
Day 4
Day 4
Madikwe Safari
An early start is required for this mornings safari, explore Madikwe Game Reserve by specially adapted 4x4 safari vehicle, your guide and ranger will look out not only for the big five but the smaller animals that you might find difficult to spot yourself. Madikwe Game Reserve boasts a tremendous diversity of flora and fauna, including both black and white rhino, buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog. The day is spent at the lodge enjoying the breathtaking views from the stunning swimming pool or relaxing on your terrace. You will enjoy a further safari experience in the afternoon which will be followed dinner, this could be on the deck under a sky full of stars or in the lodges boma.
Accommodation: Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
                   
Day 5
Day 5
Madikwe Safari
The Madikwe reserve has a very different ecology to the other reserves in South Africa, because of its location it has a very Desert, moonscape feel to it. This makes it a haven for more unusual animals such as Meerkat and the rare Wild Dog.
Accommodation: Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
                   
Day 6
Day 6
Madikwe to Mauritius
This morning you will be transferred to OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport. On arrival check in for your 4 hour flight to Mauritius. On arrival in to Mauritius you will be met and transferred to Heritage Awali in the South of the Island for your 7 night stay in a deluxe room on an all inclusive basis.
Accommodation: Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort
           
Days 7 - 12
Day 7
Mauritius
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is set along on 300 metres of golden beach, beside the clear turquoise waters of the lagoon. The all inclusive here truly lives up to it’s name, with champagne and premium brand drinks, room service and a free massage per stay. Also included is a complimentary half-day tour, golf green fees , pastries and pancakes in the afternoon and access to the Bel Ombre Nature Reserve. You will never run out of activities to keep you busy- the resort has everything from pools, to catamaran cruises, to deep-sea fishing.
Accommodation: Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort
           
Day 13
Transfer to the airport
Today you will be met and transferred to the airport. Check in for your overnight to the UK
Day 14
Return flight to the UK
Arrive in to the UK

Pricing Information & Dates

14 day tour, from £2779 - £3759 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Guide
Itinerary Dates From Price
01 Aug 2016
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30 Sep 2016
£2955
01 Oct 2016
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30 Nov 2016
£3315
01 Dec 2016
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21 Dec 2016
£3759
01 Jan 2017
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31 Mar 2017
£3725
01 Apr 2017
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30 Jun 2017
£3230
01 May 2017
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31 Jul 2017
£2779
01 Jul 2017
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30 Sep 2017
£3135
01 Oct 2017
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21 Dec 2017
£3650
Price Includes
• International flights from the UK on flight inclusive package price
• Round trip flights between Johannesburg and Madikwe Game Reserve
• 3 nights at Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge on a full board basis inclusive of two safari activities per full day
• 1 night at Peermont D'Oreale Grande in Johannesburg including breakfast and airport transfers
• 7 nights at Heritgae Awali on an all inclusive basis
• Round trip private airport transfers in Mauritius
Price Excludes
• Personal Items
• Drinks other than specified
• Visa fee
Price Notes
supplements apply for school holidays and festive season

Tour Route Map

  1.   Madikwe
  2.   Mauritius

Accommodation on this Tour

Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge
Madikwe, South Africa
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is a small luxury lodge on the western side of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, home to the Big-Five. Just eight thatched suites are positioned on the ridge and designed around the breathtaking views.
                   
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort
Mauritius
Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is located at Bel Ombre, on the south-western coast of Mauritius. At Heritage, all-inclusive really is all-inclusive – even......
           

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