Epic South Africa and Mozambique

Madikwe Game Reserve & Bazaruto
12 nights private tour from $7,100 per person

This is a fantastic holiday combining a luxury safari destination in Madikwe Game Reserve with a beautiful remote island in Mozambique, offering great value for money and a wonderful safari and beach combination.

Epic South Africa Mozambique
At a glance
  • An original Scott Dunn itinerary, offering great value for money and a wonderful introduction to South Africa and Mozambique

  • A superb big 5 game experience in Madikwe Game Reserve

  • A short 3.5-hour drive from Johannesburg into the reserve

  • A beautiful remote island beach property

Journey highlights
  • An original Scott Dunn itinerary, offering great value for money and a wonderful introduction to South Africa and Mozambique

  • A superb big 5 game experience in Madikwe Game Reserve

  • A short 3.5-hour drive from Johannesburg into the reserve

  • A beautiful remote island beach property

  • Epic itinerary:Our Epic Journeys offer unforgettable cutting-edge hotels, experiences and restaurants with a focus on design, fashion and innovation
Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

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Best to avoid January, February and March as it is the rainy season in Mozambique.

Itinerary

Fly to Johannesburg
Day 1-5

Madikwe Game Reserve

Fly to Johannesburg, where on arrival you will be driven up to the Madikwe Game Reserve. The road transfer takes approximately 3.5-hours. The Madikwe Game Reserve is a beautiful reserve packed full of animals, offering a superb Big 5 game experience. 
Makanyane Lodge is a fabulous property, offering luxurious rooms all glass fronted so you have amazing views from your bed! Open your doors in the mornings to the sights and sounds of the bush. There is a beautiful pool to enjoy during the heat of the day. The staff here will bend over backwards to make sure you are well looked after with plenty of extra touches throughout your stay to make you feel very special! Included in your stay at Makanyane will be all your meals, drinks and game activities. 

Accommodation: Makanyane Safari Lodge ( 4 nights )
Day 5-6

Johannesburg and surrounds

From the Madikwe, you will be driven back to Johannesburg to the chic suburb of Melrose and check into The Peech for an overnight stay, before your flight the following morning to Mozambique. Spend your evening at one of Johannesburg’s many fantastic restaurants or enjoy casual contemporary dining in your hotel.

Accommodation: The Peech ( 1 night )
Day 6-13

Bazaruto and the south coast

On arrival, you will be taken by boat to Azura Marlin Lodge. If you are looking for a trendy fresh island hotel, this could not be a better option. Set on a magical unspoilt setting in the middle of the Bazaruto archipelago.  Each room has all the amenities and luxuries to insure you have a very comfortable and enjoyable stay, while the activities and facilities on offer mean you can be as active or as lazy as you want to be!

Accommodation: Azura Marlin Beach ( 7 nights )
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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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Best to avoid January, February and March as it is the rainy season in Mozambique.

Epic South Africa and Mozambique
Epic South Africa and Mozambique

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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