Lions Tour of South Africa 2021


Deposit options available – please call us for details
22 Jul 21  Flight from UK selected airports to Johannesberg
23 Jul 21   Arrival in Johannesberg + Transfer
4 Nights  Marriott Protea Wanderers Hotel or similar, Standard Room B&B
24 Jul 21  Johannesburg
Springboks v Lions      FNB Stadium, Included Category B
Arrange return  transfers with hotel
25 Jul 21 Scheduled – Journey to Freedom – Full Day
Departs between 08h30 and 09h10.
Many South Africans gave much, some gave all, to achieve a truly democratic South Africa. Come join on this full day tour which shares some of the journey, pain and struggle of those heroes; witness the places, experience the diverse museums where these momentous, tumultuous years have been so well documented. Your day begins at the Kliptown Open Air Museum where delegates met in 1955 to adopt the Freedom Charter, now the cornerstone of the Bill of Rights and the South African Constitution. The next significant stop is the fascinating Regina Mundi Church, the site of so many of the underground meetings of the then banned political parties. Standing in here, you can feel the tension, picture the intensity, the strain on the faces of those unthinkably brave souls, committed at any cost to changing the way of life of a nation. Your next stop is the Hector Pieterson Museum, where you start to unravel the cause of the devastating riots, before travelling past Mandela House, where you have the option of visiting this small museum (own account). Lunch in Soweto at a local restaurant. Then continue your journey driving past the affluent suburb of Diepkloof, which is in stark contrast to the lower income areas seen earlier in the day, en-route to the iconic Apartheid Museum. This is an interactive voyage of discovery, one which takes you from the dark days of whites only privilege, through to Nelson Mandela’s historic release. The Apartheid Museum is a multimedia experience, with documentary film snippets, texts, sound clips and live accounts, recapturing life in the dark days of South Africa. It’s a fascinating tour, filled with tales of bravery and sadness, but ultimately, it’s a story with the right ending.
Your experience highlights:
Kliptown Open Air Museum
Regina Mundi Church
Hector Pieterson Museum
Mandela House (own account)
Lunch in Soweto at a local restaurant (own account)
Apartheid Museum
•  Regina Mundi RCC.
•  Hector Pieterson Museum.
•  Apartheid Museum.
26 Jul 21  Free day
27 Jul 21 Johannesberg – Hoedspruit
Transfer to Karongwe River Lodge     3  Nights
Situated within the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, captures the essence of the African bush, with its enchanting view over the Makhutsi.
The spacious lounge leads onto a vast deck allowing for endless opportunity to view elephant and grazing antelope, or spend the afternoon relaxing beside the pool before being whisked away on a late afternoon safari in an open game drive vehicle, traversing over the 9000 hectares of supreme African bushveld, tracking the Big Five.
Dining under the stars has never been more romantic as you enjoy our Pan African cuisine in a rustic Boma or the beautifully appointed dining room.
Finally settle in at your leisure in one of our 11 spacious and air-conditioned suites, all with their own viewing decks and en-suite bathrooms.
River Lodge offers guests a choice of 5 Luxury, 2 Family and 2 Executive Suites, with the 2 Presidential Suites enjoying their own private plunge pools.
•  Accommodation, all meals, tea, coffee and snacks, dawn and dusk safaris in open land rovers, drinks on dusk safaris are limited to one per person with a choice of local beer, wine or soft drink
•  Reserve entrance fee and Rhino Levies are all included in the per person per night cost; any transfers from Southern boom gate are included.
30 Jul 21      Hoedspruit – Cape Town +  Transfer
4 Nights Cape Town hotel  Protea Sea Point, Standard Room B&B
31 Jul 21 Cape Town 
Springboks * Cape Town Stadium, Included Category B tickets.
03 Aug 21  Cape Town – Johannesberg
Transfer + 3 Nights Sun city, Cabanas Hotel
Twin Lake Facing Room With Shower  B&B
06 Aug 21  Transfer & 2 Nights Johannesberg – Hotel Protea Wanderers or similar. Standard Room B&B
07 Aug 21  Johannesburg
Springboks * Emirates Airline Park, Includes Category B tickets
08 Aug 21  Airport Transfer & return flights to UK.


– Price is per person based on 2 sharing. Supplements applicable for single travellers.

-Please be aware that flight times remain subject to change until at least two months prior to the departure date.
– Hotels are all subject to availability. If your hotel shows not available upon booking, we will offer you alternatives of equal or better quality.
– We cannot indicate exact locations of seats as we are not aware of this until we receive the tickets.

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