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Adventures and Safaris
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Email: adventures@highwinds.co.za
 
"Our Experience
 - Your Delight"

44 Cuyler Street, Central, Port Elizabeth, 6001       Tel: +27 (0) 41 586-3721        Fax: +27 (0) 86 684 4893

 

Luxury Tours and Safaris

All Tours are done in air-conditioned vehicles, with permits and passenger liability.
English, registered and THETA accredited or similar tour guides
Other languages and specialities can be arranged on request
Discounted rates for groups of four or more passengers and on combination tours
Custom made tours organised anywhere in South Africa with National registered tour guides
A certain portion of the tour price is put in trust to educate and create work opportunities for the disadvantaged
We try to offer a little more than just the expected on our tours.
All of the prices quoted are per person with a minimum of 2 persons per tour.

Prices valid as at 1 October 2016. Prices may be changed without notice.
Please check all prices prior to booking.

Luxury Garden Route Discoverer
Experience the garden route with qualified guides. Discover the Tsitsikamma forest, an indigenous primeval forest, visit Storms River Mouth with it’s various hiking trails. Stop at the Bloukrans Bridge and watch or be a daredevil yourself by bungi jumping the highest jump in the world, all of 216m. Discover the cute and quaint town of Knysna, ride on the Outiniqua Choo-Choo steam train to George. Travel up the Swartberg pass to the Cango Caves, see the ostriches and experience the ambience of the Little Karoo. Visit a cheetah farm, travel the protea covered Outeniqua mountains and on to Mossel bay, Swellendam and finally Cape Town.

Price: On Request   Duration: 3 to 7 days    Departure: On Request   Min: 2 persons

 

 
Luxury Karoo Discoverer
Starting off in the Addo Elephant Park you journey into the Karoo to Graaff-Reinet. Enjoy sundowners at the majestic Valley of Desolation and an evening meal at the historic Drostdy Hotel. Visit Nieu Bethesda, the Owl House and then onto the Mountain Zebra Park. Overnight in Cradock with it’s fascinating Victorian Houses. Then off to see San (Bushman) paintings in the natural, visit Olive Schreiner House, and see how a Karoo farm works. Finally back to Port Elizabeth.

Price: On request   Duration: 3 days    Departure: On Request    Min: 2 Persons
 

Karoo National Park
Situated just off the N1 close to Beaufort West and right in the heart of the Great Karoo. The Karoo National Park is just a small portion of this vast and unforgiving landscape. The park is home to a large diversity of life all adapted to survive in the harsh conditions. It is dominated by the lofty Nuweveld mountains and the rolling plains, where fossils of the many species which roamed the area can be seen.
Price: On Request    Departure: Daily    Min: 2 persons
 
Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve
Inkwenkwezi is home to an abundance of animals from rhino, wildebeest, giraffe, warthog, and zebra to springbok, impala, gemsbok and the unique Eastern Cape kudu. The birdlife is magnificent and includes the rare Stanley’s bustard and gracious crested cranes, secretary birds, ground hornbills and ostriches. Situated in a malaria free area Inkwenkwezi is a true wonder. The bushveld is immaculate and the two rivers running through the reserve create a depth of texture and fertility. The wide variety of game and birdlife thrive in this eco-friendly wilderness with all the space, grazing and protection they need. The reserve is about 100 square kiliometres and overlooks the Indian ocean.
Price: On Request    Departure: Daily    Min: 2 persons
 
 
Addo, Mountain Zebra and Valley of Desolation
This is a do not miss safari. We start day one in the Addo Elephant National Park with the mighty beasts. Late afternoon we transfer from Addo to the Mountain Zebra Park where we spend the night. Day 2 sees us driving through this unique mountainous region. Then it is off to the lovely little village of New Bethesda with the famous Owl House. Here we spend the night. Day three is off to Graaf Reinet, the Game Reserve and the Valley of Desolation. This is a unique area with fossils date back millions of years. Late afternoon we return. The price includes all transport, meals, 2 nights accommodation in Guest House/Game Lodge and all entrance fees.
Price: On Request        Duration: 3 days    Departure: On Request    Min: 2 persons
 
This is just one many options we can arrange. We can set up any combination of parks to suit your interests and your budget. We can also arrange trips to any parks in an around the Eastern Cape and/or South Africa.
Price: On Request        Duration: 2, 3 or 4days          Departure: Daily   Min: 2 persons
 
 
 
Big Game Getaways
  
2 Day/1 Night Game Safari
Day 1 starts at 9 am with a visit to the Seaview Game Park where we drive into the lion enclosure, see the legendary white lions and play with the younger animals. A light lunch is enjoyed at the park and then off to Kwantu. Kwantu Game Park offers you a wild life experience with the BIG four. There are also giraffe, rhino, hippo, buffalo and hundreds of Zebra, wildebeest and other animals. Enjoy a late afternoon drive, an interactive cultural experience and a five star meal under the African sky.
Day 2 takes us through the city of Port Elizabeth as we learn about the early Khoi and settler history, South End and the forced evictions of the apartheid era, Red location, the Townships and all the cultural history of the area. Arriving at Addo Elephant National Park we will interact as closely and with as many elephants as possible. Lunch is enjoyed in the park and as the day closes we head back to Port Elizabeth arriving around 4-30pm. The price includes the pick up and drop off at your accommodation, game drives, four meals, drinks and snacks and one nights accommodation.
 
 
Luxury 3 to 5 star accommodation Safari  
 Price: On Request (overnight in Kwantu)   Min 2 persons (All prices pp sharing)
 3 Night/2 Day option   Price: On Request (2 extra nights 3 star Guest house accom. in PE)

 


3 Day/2 Night Game Safari

Day 1 starts at 9am with a drive through Uitenhage, the Karoo and on to Graaff-Reinet. The day will be spent in the Valley of Desolation, the Karoo Game Park and after a light lunch a tour of the town. Then it is a short drive to Nieu-Bethesda where we will do a walking tour of the town and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House. We overnight in Nieu-Bethesda and enjoy a traditional meal under the vibrant stars of the Karoo sky.
 
Day 2 is up early to a sumptuous breakfast and off to the Mountain Zebra National Park. This unique mountain park is home to the endangered Mountain Zebra, giant earthworms and many antelope. A light lunch is enjoyed in the park and then off to Cradock where where we will tour the town, including Olive Schriener’s House a few churches and Museums. We will overnight in Cradock and after a delicious dinner we will be entertained by a local artist/s. For those that can handle it we will do a late night tour of the graveyard.
 
Day 3 sees us travel to the Addo Elephant National Park where we will interact as closely and with as many elephants as possible. Lunch is enjoyed in the park and as the day closes we head back to Port Elizabeth arriving around 4-30pm. The price includes the pick up and drop off at your accommodation, game drives, six meals and two nights accommodation.
 
Luxury 3 to 5 star accommodation Safari
 Price: On Request (overnight in 3 to 5 star accom. in Nieu-Bethesda and Kwantu) – Min 2 persons (All prices pp sharing)
 4 Night/3 Day Option   Price: On Request (2 extra nights 3 star Guest house accom. in PE)

 

4 Day/3 Night Game Safari

Day 1 is off to see the fantastic success story of the Addo Elephant National Park. Here we will try and interact closely with as many elephants as possible. Lunch is enjoyed in the park and then we transfer across to Schotia. Apart from all the game this park is renowned for, it’s lion population, which roam free and hunt for themselves is really the main attraction. The close up encounter with the king of beasts is not for the faint hearted. You will have an afternoon drive, cocktails with the lions and an evening drive. Dinner is served in the boma under the African stars and around the campfires.
 
Day 2 before breakfast we take a game walk/drive at Schotia and then after breakfast we take to the road to Cradock. We will tour the town of Cradock, including Olive Schriener’s House, a few churches and Museums. Lunch will be for your own account and then we will join a local tourist guide who will take us into the township and we will hear stories of the Cradock 4 and what life  was like in the township, pre and post apartheid. Before leaving we will take a turn into the veld to Egg Rock, an incredible geological phenominum. We will overnight in Cradock and after a delicious dinner we will be entertained by a local artist/s. For those that can handle it we will do a late night tour of the graveyard.
 
Day 3 sees us start our journey further into the interior through Cradock and on to the Mountain Zebra Park. This unique mountain park is home to the endangered Mountain Zebra, giant earthworms and many antelope. A light lunch is enjoyed in the park and then we are off to Nieu-Bethesda. Here we will do a walking tour of the town and visit Helen Martin’s Owl House. We overnight in Nieu-Bethesda and enjoy a traditional meal under the vibrant stars of the Karoo sky.
  
Day 4 starts off lazily with a sumptuous breakfast and a short drive to Graaff-Reinet. Enjoy an early walk in this quaint town or relax. The rest of the day will be spent in the Valley of Desolation, the Karoo Game Park and after a light lunch a tour of the town. Then it is off to Port Elizabeth via Uitenhage, arriving around 4-30pm.  The price includes the pick up and drop off at your accommodation, game drives, ten meals, drinks and snacks and three nights accommodation.
 
 
Luxury 3 to 5 star accommodation Safari
 Price: On Request (overnight in 3 to 5 star accom. in Nieu-Bethesda, Schotia and Kwantu) – Min 2 persons (All prices pp sharing)
 5 Night/4 Day Option   Price: On Request (2 extra nights 3 Star Guest house accom. in PE)
 
 

 Combination Packages

Addo, Schotia and Kwantu
This magnificent journey Includes the Addo Elephant National Park and the Schotia Safari on Day 1, Overnighting in an old converted farm house in the reserve. Day 2 takes you to Kwantu Game Reserve. The price includes all transport, meals, 1 nights accommodation in Guest House/Game Lodge and all entrance fees.

Price: On Request        Duration: 2 days     
 
 
Addo, Schotia and Amakhala   
We enjoy elephants at Addo in the morning and then transfer to Schotia for a late afternoon and evening game drive. Sleep over at Schotia and an early morning walk around Schotia. Then it is off to Amakhala where we spend the rest of the afternoon on game drives and a boat trip down the river. The price includes all transport, meals, 1 nights accommodation in Guest House/Game Lodge and all entrance fees.

Price: On Request        Duration: 2 days     
 
This are just two of the many options we can arrange. We can set up any combination of parks to suit your interests and your budget. We can also arrange trips to the Mountain Zebra National Park and any parks in an around the Eastern Cape and/or South Africa.

Price: On Request        Duration: 2, 3 or 4days          Departure: Daily
 

 

Other Packages Available
Settler Country (Grahamstown, Bathurst and Port Alfred), Battlefields, One, two and three day hikes, Adventure trips, Eco and Cultural Tours, City and Township Tours, Parasailing, Diving and diving courses, Surfing and Sandboarding, Helicopter and jet flights, Microlight flights, Quad biking, Canoe Trails, All game parks. Budget, Backpackers, 3 Star, 5 Star or outrageously priced packages available.
We can organise just about anything! All you have to do is ask!

 
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