Girl about the Globe South Africa Tour

GatG South Africa Tour: 2nd to 12th October 2020

10 nights = €1799 / $1999 per person

We’re organising a Girls about the Globe trip to South Africa! If you’ve ever wanted to go to South Africa and go on safari but not felt comfortable going solo, then this could be perfect for you. Our African Adventure is for all solo girls who want to enjoy a South African safari adventure and meet other solos at the same time. 

Our 10 night / 11 day trip will take you from Cape Town through the Great Karoo desert to an exclusive private safari lodge, where you will spend time with daily safaris, sightseeing and wellness scheduled around your day.

Before returning to Cape Town you will travel along South Africa's famous Garden Route, spending one night in our private lodge, footsteps from the beach to make sure you end your trip relaxed and rejuvenated. 

* This price excludes flights. Depending on the arrival and departure flights of your flights we recommend arriving into Cape Town the day before the tour and departing the day after. Accommodation before and after the tour is at an additional cost and can be arranged for you. Currently the flight prices from London are approx £850 return. See the bottom of this article for how to book. 

Highlights

  • 10 nights/11 days
  • 5 locations
  • transportation
  • private game lodge
  • tented camp
  • boutique beach lodge & historic hotel
  • safaris
  • wine farms
  • private chef
  • meals
  • yoga, wellness & fitness
  • surfing lessons & other activities
  • BBQ under the African stars
  • welcome night out in Cape Town and farewell dinner

What’s Included

  • 10 nights accommodation twin sharing (single occupancy upgrades available at some locations)
  • all transport
  • daily activities
  • welcome drinks
  • meals

* On most days we offer 3 meals a day prepared by our private chef but on several days for logistical reasons and to give you more freedom we only include breakfast or dinner. Full meal breakdown below.

Day to Day Itinerary

It is our intention to follow to the route described below but a certain amount of flexibility is built into our tour and on occasion it may be necessary or desirable to make alterations to the published itinerary. Please therefore treat the following as a guide only.

Duration: 10 nights / 11 days

Locations: Cape Town, Robertson, Matjiesfontein, Prince Albert, Roam Private Game Reserve, Cango Caves, Sedgefield      

Day 1

Accommodation: Atlantic Point 

Arrival Day – Arrival and check into Atlantic Point before a welcome dinner in Cape Town.

During our welcome dinner/networking event you will get a chance to connect with other Girls about the Globe.

Meals: Dinner

Daily Events

  • Check into accommodation
  • Welcome drinks
  • Dinner & networking event

Atlantic Point

Day 2

Accommodation: The Lord Milner Hotel

After breakfast we depart Cape Town for our first stop which is the historical town of Matjiesfontein stopping en route at a Robertson wine farm for wine tasting.

Upon arrival in Matjiesfontein: Orientation history tour, welcome drinks & dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Daily Events

  • Wine tasting
  • Check into historical hotel
  • Welcome drinks
  • Introduction for all individuals
  • Dinner 

Roam Karoo

Day 3

Accommodation: Roam Karoo

After breakfast we continue our drive through the karoo desert to Roam Private Game reserve, which will be your base for four days. We will pass through the quaint historical town of Prince Albert where you can pick up some last minute necessities and enjoy the drive through the very small wine region.

Upon arrival at Roam Private Game Reserve: Lunch then free time before a sunset safari walk, sundowner drinks & dinner. The focus at Roam is to restore the conservation and rehabilitate a variety of wildlife in the Great Karoo. They do not have the Big 5, instead the reserve is home to plenty of game including antelope, springbok, buffalo, meerkats, cheetahs and giraffes. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Daily Events

  • Drive Matjiesfontien to Prince Albert
  • Check into private game reserve
  • Welcome lunch
  • Sunset safari walk
  • Sundowner drinks
  • Dinner

Day 4

Accommodation: Roam Karoo

On our first morning in the African bush we wake early for you to enjoy early morning yoga followed by a healthy breakfast to start the day. You can then spend the rest of the day chilling in the relaxing setting of our safari lodge.

Evening Sundowner drinks before a safari night drive & dinner under the stars.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Daily Events

  • Yoga
  • Breakfast
  • Sundowner drinks
  • Night drive
  • Dinner under the stars

Day 5

Accommodation: Roam Karoo

On our second morning we start with a early morning walk to enjoy the wildlife and spot some more animals by breakfast. On our walk you will be guided by a professional tracker who will be able to educate you along the way.

After your healthy breakfast you can spend the day relaxing before sunset yoga and then spending your first night at our tented safari camp. Drinks & dinner will be served under the African stars before we have a chance for a fireside chat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Daily Events

  • Game walk
  • Breakfast
  • Sunset yoga
  • Tented Safari Camp
  • Dinner & fireside chats

Day 6

Accommodation: Roam Karoo

Wake up early under canvas at our tented safari camp for breakfast around the camp fire before an early morning bush walk back to our lodge for a free afternoon. In the early evening mingle with other girls about the globe or just enjoy some free time. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner    

Daily Events

• Breakfast around the camp fire
• Bush walk
• Work time & lunch
• Dinner & digital detox networking event

Day 7

Accommodation: Roam Karoo

After breakfast you will have the opportunity to practically learn how to track animals and see how local people have used some of these techniques. You will have the opportunity to get in touch with nature in a completely different way.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Daily Events

  • Morning safari or yoga
  • Cheetah walk
  • Sundowner drinks
  • Dinner

Afrovibe Beach Lodge

Day 8

Accommodation: Afrovibe Beach Lodge

Today we leave our private lodge and the Karoo desert and take a scenic drive through the mountains towards the coast and Sedgefield which is at the start of the the famous Garden Route. En route we stop at the famous Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn.

After check in at or beach lodge you have free time before our sundowner trip to a look out point with spectacular views of the beach and town of Sedgefield below. Dinner will be a beach Braai (the locall name for a BBQ) at our beach house.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Daily Events

  • Check out & Drive to the Garden Route
  • Cango caves
  • Check into accommodation
  • Free time
  • Dinner Beach BBQ

Swartvlei River Mouth, Sedgefield

Day 9

Accommodation: Afrovibe Beach House

As we want to to feel revitalised before arriving back in Cape Town, breakfast will be served at your leisure as this is a relaxed day at the beach, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy beach yoga, surf lessons, stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and other adventure activities available (some at an extra cost) or just simply relax on your last day before heading back to Cape Town. 

In the evening there is a local Gin tasting followed by a seafood dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner   

Daily Events

  • Yoga
  • Surf lessons/ SUP (other optional activities)
  • Beach picnic lunch
  • Gin tasting
  • Seafood dinner

Day 10

Accommodation: Atlantic Point

After breakfast we drive back to Cape Town via scenic Overburg stopping at the historical town of Swellendam and one of the many South African farm stalls to stock up on locally produced healthy artisan foods before arriving back in the mother city of Cape Town.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Daily Events

  • Check out of Beach House
  • Drive to Cape Town via scenic Overburg
  • Swellendam
  • Artisan Foods
  • Check into accommodation
  • Cape Town night out & dinner

Day 11 – Departure Day

Meals: Breakfast

Daily EventsCheck Out

Additional Information – We're dedicated to creating inspiring and eco-tourism adventures while showcasing some of the best South Africa has to offer.

Optional Activities At Extra Cost:

Garden Route

  • Paragliding
  • Sand Boarding
  • Wake Boarding
  • Kite Boarding

*Less adventurous activities also available

Cape Town

  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Township & Robben Island Tour
  • Cape Point

*If you chose to extend your stay in Cape Town pre- or post-tour, accommodation packages are available.

How To Book

We need a minimum of 9 people to be able to run this tour. If you would like to go we require a deposit of £149 (€175). All monies paid are refundable 90 days before the departure date excluding an admin fee. A minimum of 50% is required to be paid before the 90 day period. I advise not booking any flights until we know that the trip is confirmed with all nine people. If we don't receive 9 people, we will refund your deposit in full.

This trip is in conjunction with Coworking Safaris. A representative from Girl about the Globe will be also be on the tour to look after you. Please note that accommodation is on a sharing basis and there is no guarantee of seeing all of the wildlife.

To confirm your place please pay your £149 / €175 / $192 deposit through this link. Enter your full name and ‘GatG Safari' as the reference then click on the currency exchange link to convert your local currency to South African Rand. It does require you to authentic the payment on your cell phone. We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions about the tour or any issues with payment, please email Lisa on [email protected]

2 thoughts on “Girl about the Globe South Africa Tour

  1. Piar

    Hey girls!, this trip looks absolutely amazing!
    I would love to join you but need to know the dates.
    Thanks a lot!

    Reply

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