Join BirdNote for an unforgettable journey to one of the most unique biospheres on the planet – South Africa.
This coming September 2022, BirdNote and expert naturalists will take you on an expedition to Kruger National Park and the Western Cape of South Africa. From the convergence of two great oceans off the Cape of Good Hope to the subtropical savanna woodlands of the world-acclaimed Kruger National Park, we present a specially tailored itinerary that embraces a paradise of wildlife-viewing and cultural attractions at the very best time of the year, when the austral winter transitions into spring and early summer.
Victor Emanuel Nature Tours has planned this trip especially
for people who love BirdNote. During this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you will experience a a land of unique ecosystems and micro-habitats that support an extraordinary sweep of birds, mammals, reptiles, and botany. Among the many exciting activities in our itinerary are:
- A day at West Coast National Park to view spectacular spring wildflower displays
- An excursion to the Cape of Good Hope
- A visit to the world-famous Kirstenbosch botanical garden
- Overnighting in the wine-growing Stellenbosch region
- Excursions to view whales, flamingos, and colonies of African Penguins
- An outing to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in imprisonment
- And a tour of Cape Town’s historic City Bowl.
Three days in the Greater Kruger Conservancy area include safari-style game drives that will yield sightings of most of the iconic animals we most closely identify with wild Africa including lion, cheetah, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo, along with a fascinating assortment of birds large and small, from Ostrich and Martial Eagle to an array of waterfowl, cranes, storks and more.
Register by June 1st and receive a $500 early booking discount!
Tour Dates: September 9 - 26, 2022
Tour Limit: 12
For more information, as well as the full itinerary, visit the trip page on VENT Tours' website.
If you have any questions about our trip to South Africa, you can reach out to Jessica Rugh Frantz at jessicaf(at)birdnote(dot)org.
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill and African Lion © Allan Watt CC
Sunset in Kruger National Park © PinkFloydFanSince1986 CC