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Southern African Explorer

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Southern African Explorer - Acacia Adventure Holidays
Southern African Explorer - Acacia Adventure Holidays
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Starts
Johannesburg
Destinations
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Ends
Johannesburg
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Highlights

  • Spot animals in Kruger National Park
  • Experience Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Visit St. Lucia
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
24
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Overland truck
Start and end in Johannesburg! With the overland truck tour Southern African Explorer, you have a 46 day tour package taking you through Johannesburg, South Africa and 51 other destinations in Africa. Southern African Explorer includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
  2. Day 2: Kruger National Park
  3. Day 3: Kruger National Park
  4. Day 4: Kruger to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland
  5. Day 5: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
  6. Day 6: Swaziland to St Lucia, South Africa
  7. Day 7: St. Lucia to Durban
  8. Day 8: Durban to Underberg Area
  9. Day 9: Sani Pass
  10. Day 10: Underberg Area to Drakensberg
  11. Day 11: Drakensberg
  12. Day 12: Drakensberg to Malealea
  13. Day 13: Malealea
  14. Day 14: Malealea to Mountain Zebra National Park
  15. Day 15: Mountain Zebra National Park to Addo Elephant National Park
  16. Day 16: Addo Elephant to Knynsa/Tsitsikamma Forest
  17. Day 17: Knysna to Oudtshoorn
  18. Day 18: Oudtshoorn to Hermanus
  19. Day 19: Hermanus to Cape Town
  20. Day 20 - 21: Cape Town
  21. Day 22: Cape Town to Cederberg Area
  22. Day 23: Cederberg Area to Gariep Orange River
  23. Day 24: Gariep Orange River to Fish River Canyon, Namibia
  24. Day 25: Fish River Canyon to Sesriem Area
  25. Day 26: Namib Naukluft National Park to Solitaire
  26. Day 27: Solitaire to Swakopmund
  27. Day 28: Swakopmund
  28. Day 29: Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe
  29. Day 30: Spitzkoppe to Etosha
  30. Day 31: Etosha National Park
  31. Day 32: Etosha to Windhoek
  32. Day 33: Windhoek to Ghanzi, Botswana
  33. Day 34: Ghanzi to Maun
  34. Day 35: Maun - Okavango Delta
  35. Day 36: Okavango Delta - Maun
  36. Day 37: Maun to Elephant Sands
  37. Day 38: Elephant Sands to Kasane
  38. Day 39: Kasane to Livingstone, Zambia
  39. Day 40: Livingstone
  40. Day 41: Livingstone to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  41. Day 42: Matobo National Park
  42. Day 43: Bulawayo to Tshipise, South Africa
  43. Day 44: Tshipise to Hazyview
  44. Day 45: Kruger National Park
  45. Day 46: Hazyview to Johannesburg

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the Adventure Pass?

    Every Acacia Overland tour has an Adventure Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

  • Is this tour accomodated in hotels and hostels or is it a camping tour?

    The accommodation for this tour is arranged on camping in 2-people tents, which includes camping and cooking equipment and sleeping mattresses. In case you book this tour, you will just need to bring your own sleeping bag with you.

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  • Anna13th June 2018
    I am very impressed with the efficiency and detail and the ease of which to work with them has been. Highly recommend TourRadar. If my holiday goes as smoothly and as enjoyably I will be very happy indeed.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Swaziland
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Namibia and Zimbabwe
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Botswana
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Zambia

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Meningococcal meningitis
Recommended for Zambia. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Johannesburg.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Acacia Adventure Holidays to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $300 to confirm this Acacia Adventure Holidays booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 October 2018 the full payment of $3,088 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3088 for Southern African Explorer, but the deposit of $300 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Acacia Adventure Holidays tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 9,051 km.
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
  • 321 km
  • God's Window (South Africa)
  • 37 km
  • Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve (South Africa)
  • 64 km
  • Hazyview (South Africa)
  • 139 km
  • Kruger National Park (South Africa)
  • 139 km
  • Hazyview (South Africa)
  • 48 km
  • Nelspruit (South Africa)
  • 112 km
  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (Swaziland)
  • 246 km
  • St Lucia Estuary (South Africa)
  • 49 km
  • Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park (South Africa)
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