South African Safari, City & Vineyards

Embark on an unforgettable adventure in South Africa! Welcome to South Africa, a country known for its stunning scenery, diverse cultures, and welcoming spirit, especially towards the LGBTQ+ community. This itinerary is specifically designed for queer travelers who want to experience the best of South Africa, from the bustling city of Cape Town to the world-renowned Stellenbosch wine region and thrilling wildlife encounters on a safari adventure.

Your Journey:

  • Unforgettable Safari: Witness Africa’s majestic wildlife in its natural habitat. Spot lions, elephants, zebras, and more as you explore on exciting game drives. 
  • Cape Town Magic: Immerse yourself in the captivating city of Cape Town. Explore iconic landmarks like Table Mountain, Robben Island, and the V&A Waterfront. Discover vibrant queer nightlife, a thriving art scene, and a rich cultural tapestry. 
  • Wine Delights: Savor the exquisite wines of Stellenbosch, a world-renowned wine region. Visit renowned wineries, participate in tastings, and learn about the winemaking process. Relax in charming towns and indulge in delicious meals. 

About Our Accommodations

We’ll be staying in 4-star hotels in full comfort and style. 

About Our Hosts and Community Impact

This program is run by an LGBTQ+-owned travel agency that has won awards for its work with the LGBT+ community. All your tour guides are part of the LGBT+ community and you can expect to support businesses and NGOs with your trip, leaving a positive impact behind you.

Descriptions

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Friday, August 1, 2025 - Arrival in Cape Town

    Arrive at Cape Town International Airport and meet your fellow travelers and EveryQueer guide. Check into your hotel, freshen up, and relax after your flight. In the evening, enjoy a delicious welcome dinner at a trendy local restaurant compliments of EveryQueer. This is a great chance to get to know each other and share your excitement for the South African adventure that awaits.

  • Day 2: Saturday August 2, 2025 - Cape Town

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel Rise and shine! Today, you'll conquer the iconic Table Mountain. Ascend by cable car to the top and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views. Next, head to Boulders Beach, a unique penguin colony where you can observe these adorable creatures in their natural habitat. Take a walk along the boardwalk and snap some unforgettable photos. Feeling adventurous? In the afternoon, get your adrenaline pumping with an optional paragliding experience. Soar over the scenic coastline and enjoy a bird's-eye view of the majestic mountains and the vast ocean.

  • Day 3: Sunday August 3, 2025 - Cape Town

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel This morning, delve into the history of District Six at the District Six Apartheid Museum. This museum sheds light on the forced removals of people of color during the apartheid era and is a powerful reminder of South Africa's past. In the afternoon guests have the option to join an extra tour to the Khayelitsha Township or enjoy a free afternoon to explore Cape Town. Tonight, immerse yourself in Cape Town's vibrant lesbian nightlife scene. Your EveryQueer guide will take you through some popular queer women’s nightlife spots where you can enjoy local queer culture.

  • Day 4: Monday August 4, 2025 - Stellenbosch

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel Today, you'll trade the city for the charming town of Stellenbosch, the heart of South Africa's wine country. Enjoy a scenic drive through rolling vineyards and picturesque landscapes. Check into your luxurious accommodation at Spier Wine Farm, a historic estate dating back to 1692. This beautiful property offers stunning views, comfortable rooms, and excellent amenities. Delve into South Africa's rich heritage while wandering the meticulously restored Cape Dutch buildings, or spend an afternoon appreciating the Spier Art Collection, showcasing some of the country's most captivating and thought-provoking contemporary art. In the evening, indulge in delectable dinner compliments of EveryQueer at The Manor House Restaurant at Spier Wine Farm. Savor delicious food paired with award-winning wines while soaking in the elegant ambiance.

  • Day 5: Tuesday August 5, 2025 - Stellenbosch

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel Today is all about indulging in your love for wine! Embark on an optional full-day Jeep Wine Tour through the Stellenbosch wine region. Cruise along scenic routes lined with rolling vineyards and charming Cape Dutch architecture. Your expert guide will whisk you away to four distinct wineries, each boasting a unique character and varietal focus. At each stop, delve into the fascinating world of winemaking with cellar tours and informative tastings. Savor a diverse selection of award-winning wines, and local favorites like Pinotage. In between these delightful tastings, soak in the breathtaking views of the Stellenbosch landscape, the perfect backdrop for capturing unforgettable memories with your fellow wine enthusiasts. In between winery visits, stop for a delicious lunch compliments of EveryQueer at a local restaurant surrounded by vineyards. You can also browse through charming craft shops and art galleries in the picturesque towns along the route.

  • Day 6: Wednesday August 6, 2025 - Stellenbosch to Port Elizabeth

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel Bid farewell to the Stellenbosch wine region and fly to Port Elizabeth, the gateway to your exciting safari adventure. Upon arrival, check into your luxurious accommodation at Shamwari Game Reserve, a private reserve renowned for its diverse wildlife and pristine landscapes. Nestled amidst the scenic Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve promises an unforgettable safari experience. This private reserve, established in 1992, boasts a rich history of conservation efforts. Explore a diverse landscape teeming with wildlife, from the Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo) to graceful zebras and playful meerkats. Knowledgeable rangers will guide you on exciting morning and afternoon game drives in open jeeps, sharing their expertise and ensuring an immersive wildlife encounter. Beyond thrilling game drives, Shamwari offers a chance to unwind in luxurious accommodations. Relax at the lodge, enjoying delicious meals prepared with fresh, local ingredients. In the evenings, gather around a crackling bonfire and swap stories about your safari adventures under a blanket of stars. Enjoy a welcome drink and a relaxing afternoon at the lodge before embarking on your first evening game drive. Keep your eyes peeled for lions, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, and many other incredible animals.

  • Day 7: Thursday August 7, 2025 - Shamwari Game Reserve

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel Your Shamwari adventure begins at dawn with a steaming cup delivered to your door. Embark on morning and afternoon game drives in open jeeps, traversing diverse landscapes. Spot a majestic elephant herd, zebras grazing in the plains, playful monkeys in the trees, and a lone giraffe reaching for the sky. After a delicious brunch at the lodge, the afternoon game drive focuses on nocturnal creatures – watch for elusive leopards and the glowing eyes of hyenas under the setting sun. As night falls, share stories around a crackling campfire, the memories of Africa's beauty forever etched in your mind.

  • Day 8: Friday August 8, 2025 - Shamwari Game Reserve

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel. Today is dedicated to exploring the Shamwari Game Reserve. Embark on morning and afternoon game drives in open jeeps with experienced rangers. Spot a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat and learn about the delicate balance of the African ecosystem. In between game drives, relax at the lodge, enjoy delicious meals, and soak in the stunning scenery. End the evening with a complimentary group dinner sharing all the memories we’ve made along the way.

  • Day 9: Saturday August 9, 2025 - Shamwari Game Reserve

    Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel before checking out, saying goodbye and heading to the airport.

$4,495

/Per Person Based on Double Occupancy

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