The Namaqualand Trail Tours are set in the Namaqua Karoo, a nature hot spot in South Africa. Here you will find the most beautiful wild flowers that bloom annually. This hidden gem is a must see. Imagine a desert covered in a blanket of flowers in an array of rainbow colours. Come and experience this awesome landscape while taking part in a world class Trail Run or simply enjoy the routes on your own.
The fun doesnt stop after your exclusive three day running or hiking experience through the Namaqua Flowers. An exciting four day rafting trip follows, before travelling back to the Cape, where you will stay in luxury accommodation while enjoying the Big Five – before your last view of the ocean at the Cape Waterfront.
DAY 1 : BLOUBERGSTRAND
DAY 2 : JAKKALSWATER GUEST FARM
Wake up early to a hearty breakfast and a scenic drive through the Namaqua Karoo to Springbok in the Northern Cape. At Jakkalswater Guest Farm in the Springbok district, you will find your accommodation and be treated to a special braai under the starry African sky.
DAY 3 : EXPLORE SPRINGBOK
Sleep in a little. After a hearty breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour around Springbok. Make sure you pack your camera, because no one will believe you that a desert can have so much life to capture. After your stint as a tourist, you will return to Jakkalsvlei for a relaxing afternoon. I
DAY 4, 5, 6 : NAMAQUA TRAIL RUN
Experience the best scenery Namaqualand has on offer, while running or hiking scenic routes across Namaqua.
DAY 7, 8, 9 : ORANGE RIVER
Drive towards the Orange River, where you will camp on the banks of the river. All meals and tented accommodation next to the river included. Spend the next two days next to the Orange River and do river rafting.
DAY 10, 11, 12 : AQUILA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
Say goodbye to the Orange River and drive to Aquila Private Game Reserve in Touws River, two hours from Cape Town. Enjoy fine dining with the Big Five. For three days, you will be hunting and shooting the Big Five with your camera.
The next day, you will wake up in a wonderland of wildlife surrounding your accommodation. You might even be lucky to spot lions. Enjoy a three hour game drive, enhanced with a special lunch, while trying to spot a leopard.
The next day, you will be treated to another three hour game drive, to find the elusive game you have missed. Choose an afternoon activity including horse riding or quad biking or just relax in the lapa and do some bird watching.
DAY 13 : CAMPS BAY
Check out of Aquila and drive to Camps Bay in the Southern Suburbs for a day of self exploration along the beaches and quaint shops. Stay the night at Ocean View House B&B.
DAY 14 : EXPLORE CAPE TOWN
Last day in Cape Town. Discover the treasures with the Hop On Hop off buses that will take you through the streets of Cape Town on a guided tour, stopping at Table Mountain and many other landmarks. Finish off this amazing tour with a dinner in the Cape Waterfront, before bidding cheers to a great holiday!
DAY 15 : END OF TOUR
Time to fly out from Cape Town International Airport.
COST – R31 500.00pp
- R31 500.00pp for a group of four people or more;
- R8 000.00pp surcharge if the group is less than four people.
*Prices are subject to change*
- Transfer to and from Cape Town International Airport;
- All accommodation;
- Means of transport and fuel costs;
- All meals;
- Namaqua Quest entry fee for the Mountain Bike or Trail Run event;
- Accommodation and all meals at Jakkalswater Namaqualand;
- Rafting on the Orange River;
- Abseiling on the Orange River (optional extra);
- All meals at the Orange River;
- Game drives as indicated;
- Hop On Hop Off Tour;
- Friendly Service;
- Driver’s fee;
- Tour guide’s fee; and
- Knowledable guide.
- Return flights to Cape Town;
- Any purchased personal goods and snacks;
- Table Mountain cable car fee;
- Any entry fees for landmark attractions or extra entry fees for nature reserves;
Dont forget to pack your binoculars, camera and flashlights!