Robben Island - This UN World Heritage Site is the prison where Nelson Mandela, and thousands of other prisoners, were held during the apartheid era.
Authentic cuisine a the Africa Cafe, where we'll sample 15 dishes from across the continent.
Diving with the sharks at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.
Guided Cape Point tour, which includes Clifton Beach, Camp's Bay, Hout Bay, Mariner's Wharf Restaurant, Chapman's Peak drive, Cape Point Nature Reserve, the Cape of Good Hope and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Dinner for two at the One.Waterfront seafood restaurant, with a view of the ocean and Table Mountain.
Table Mountain National Park - One of Cape Town's most striking and recognized natural monuments. We plan on taking a cable car to the top of the mountain and walking around enjoying the views of the entire peninsula.
Scenic lunch atop Table Mountain.
Boulders Beach - Home to over 3000 African penguins, this will probably be the cutest and stinkiest beach we'll ever visit.
Roundtrip airfare from South Africa to the Seychelles
$100.00 Still Need
Roundtrip catamaran to take us between the islands of Mahe, La Digue and Praslin.
Three nights at the Pataran Village hotel located at Anse Patate Beach on the island of La Digue, Seychelles.
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Three bottles of wine for our stay in the Seychelles.
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Dinner at the Patatran Restaurant in La Digue, Seychelles.
Three days of bike rental on La Digue, Seychelles. To this day, the main ways to get around the island are riding a bicycle, walking, or taking an ox cart.
Dinner at the St. Cloud restaurant on La Digue, Seychelles.
Snorkling equipment rental in La Digue, Seychelles.
Romantic Creole dinner for two at the Pcheur Restaurant, located at the La Digue Island Lodge.
Two nights at the Le Duc de Praslin Hotel located at Cote d'Or beach on the island of Praslin, Seychelles.
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Romantic dinner on the beach at the Cafe des Arts restaurant in Praslin, Seychelles.
Entrance to the Vallede Mai park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Praslin, Seychelles. So remarkable that it was believed to be the original site of the Garden of Eden, this hauntingly beautiful primeval forest is home to some 6000 Coco-de-mer trees.
Dinner for two at the Le Dauphin Restaurant on Praslin, Seychelles.
Scuba excursion in Praslin, Seychelles.
Three nights at the Le Meridian Fisherman's Cove in Mahe, Seychelles.
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Couple's massage on the beach at Le Meridian Fisherman's Cove.
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Dinner for two at the famous Saffron Restaurant, located at the Banyon Tree Hotel on Mahe, Seychelles.
Car rental for our 3-day road trip adventure through Mpumalanga, Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal.
One night at the Forever Resort in Blyde River Canyon in the scenic state of Mpumalanga, South Africa.
One night stay in the Mantenga Cultural Village, a traditional Swazi village in Swaziland, where we'll eat a traditional meal, and stay in a traditional beehive hut.
Tickets to a traditional Swazi dance performance.
Four nights on safari at the Phinda Mountain Lodge in the Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Flight of the Fish Eagle excursion while at Phinda, where we'll take a 60-minute flight over the diverse Maputaland wilderness of scenic pans, coastal lakes, bushveld, and spot whales, whalesharks, dolphins and turtles in the magnificent Indian Ocean.
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Isikolethu Zulu Cultural Tour while at Phinda, where we'll experience the wonders and diversity of the Zulu culture by visiting the Macebo, the Sangoma (witch doctor), Ngubane Homestead and Mdluli Ancestoral Home.
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Horseback riding at Phinda through the rare Dry Sand Forest habitat and along the picturesque False Bay lakeside. After the ride, we'll relax and enjoy a picnic snack while the horses rest at the water's edge.
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Black Rhino tracking at Phinda, where we'll experience the thrill of tracking black rhino on foot, accompanied throughout by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team in a private open 4x4 safari vehicle.
One-way flight from Phinda to Johannesburg, to catch our flight back to Chicago.
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Box of tissues to wipe away our tears on the flight back to Chicago.