This 9-day South Africa trip takes you to Cape Town, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve & Sanbona Game Reserve.

Starting in V&A Waterfront Cape Town at the One & Only you will spend 2 days exploring one of South Africa’s most spectacular coastal cities. Next up, spend 3 days discovering Grootbos Private Nature Reserve one of South Africa’s premier land-based whale watching destinations. Lastly, you will journey to Sanbona Game Reserve in the Klein Karoo for 3 days in one of the locations of the San Tribes of South Africa.

Value add which can be pre-booked by Dantas Luxury:

  • Harbour House Restaurant group: priority seating, signature cocktail, beautifully decorated table with a chilled bottle of wine on table upon arrival
  • Kove Collection Restaurant group: priority seating and bottle of Kove wine

Bonus: Professional child-minding in Cape Town on request

Room types:

Marina King Rooms (Harbour) – 2 adults and 1 child up to 17 years on a rollaway bed or Marina Double Queen rooms 2 adults and 2 children up to 17 years old in existing bedding

Two-bedroom family suite which can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults plus 3 children

luxury suites, each room can accommodate maximum 2 adults sharing with 1 child, however there is also 4 rooms which are interleading so we can also book 2 adults and 2 children using an inter-leading room. Maximum age is under 12 years old.

Child friendly: this tour is based on children 0-11 years.
One&Only has a kid’s club with a dedicated, fully-supervised KidsOnly programme for ages 4-11 and then a separate programme is available for teens as well.
Grootbos is a family adventure paradise with a variety of fun and educational activities
Sanbona has a Kids on Safari programme and offers complimentary child minding in kiddies play room during game drive hours

One&Only has a number of responsible tourism initiatives
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve has an enviable track history of implementing sustainable tourism initiatives.
Conservation management is the foundation on which Sanbona was established
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Cape Town
One & Only Luxury hotel in or near Cape Town
Breakfast Included


Touch down in Cape Town International Airport where you will be welcomed by a Dantas representative who will accompany you to The One & Only Hotel. Located in the V&A Waterfront, the One & Only Hotel is a mere 30-min drive away and will be your base for the next 2 nights.

The One & Only Hotel is near an array of family activities that the city has to offer, from boat cruises through the harbour to helicopter flights over the city.

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Luxury lodge inside Grootbos
All Meals Included

Grootbos Nature Reserve

Wake up to a hearty breakfast at The One & Only before meeting your driver who will transfer you to the Whale Coast. Situated along a pristine marine eco-reserve, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve will be your base for the next 3 nights.

Your luxury accommodation boasts panoramic views of the ocean and fynbos of this eco-reserve with all the amenities you may need to allow you and your family the time to reconnect away from hustle and bustle. Spend your days here exploring the reserve by horseback, taking your family on a marine safari or hiking along the coastal cliffs to hidden picnic spots while spotting whale breach in the water below.

Gondwana Family Suite
Luxury lodge inside Sanbona WR
All Meals Included


Wake up to a healthy, family breakfast before meeting your driver who will transfer you to Gondwana Family Lodge. Located on the plains on the Karoo, Gondwana Family Lodge will be your family’s base for the next 3 days.

This luxury family lodge boasts panoramic views of the surrounding hills and plains of the Sanbona Game Reserve. The family suite features two interleading bedrooms and the lodge caters to little ones by offering play areas, a child-friendly swimming pool and a Kids on Safari programme which teaches them about the wonders of wildlife.

Spend your days on guided nature walks, boat cruises and game drives across this reserve. Learn about the ancient rock art left by the San Tribes and the wide variety of fauna & flora alongside your expert guide.

End of tour
(No accommodation)
Breakfast Included


This day marks the end of your Secrets of South Africa Safari. After a final breakfast at your lodge, your driver will meet you to transfer you to Cape Town International Airport for your onward journey.