Duration
11 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2020
Destination
Mauritius & South Africa
This tour is a true bucket-list holiday combining a balanced mix of both activity and relaxation. Your holiday begins with relaxing on the peaceful island of Mauritius with its breathtaking landscapes and diverse traditions of French, Creole, Indian and European influences. You will then set off to South Africa on your spectacular safari adventure in search of wildlife.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • A blend of beach and bush staying in superior accommodation with most meals included
  • Safari within the Karongwe Private Game Reserve whilst also enjoying the areas diverse flora, fauna and prolific birdlife
  • All flights included ex Australia

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
Return economy flights ex Australia to Mauritius/Africa
Internal flights, taxes & transfers throughout
10 nights accommodation – 5 nights Mauritius, 5 nights in South Africa
Breakfast and dinner in Mauritius & all meals whilst on safari
All game drives & activities as per itinerary

TRAVEL DATES Multiple Departures in 2020
ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Australia to Mauritius / Meals: Dinner
  • Day 2: Mauritius / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: Mauritius / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4: Mauritius / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: Mauritius / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: Mauritius to Johannesburg / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7: Karongwe Game Reserve / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: Karongwe Game Reserve / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9: Karongwe Game Reserve / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10: Karongwe Game Reserve / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11: Johannesburg  to Australia (overnight travel)
For Full Itinerary CLICK HERE
HOTELS
  • Mauritius: Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa
  • Johannesburg: Peermont Metcourt Hotel at Emperors Palace
  • Karongwe Game Reserve: Chisomo Safari Camp

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departures in 2020.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Advertised price based on a twin share from 01 June-30 June 20
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

VISA INFORMATION A visa gives non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.au is a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
TO BOOK YOUR SOUTH AFRICA TOUR, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Australia – Mauritius

Depart Australia on your flight to Mauritius. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa for 5 nights of sun, sand and relaxation, including breakfast and dinner during your stay. Victoria Beachcomber is one of the most popular resorts in Mauritius and is situated 15 minutes drive from Grand Baie village and the capital, Port Louis. This award-winning resort features spacious sea-facing rooms, suites and apartments set on the ground, 1st and 2nd floors with a view of the beautiful tropical garden. This superb resort also boasts four restaurants, including an adults-only restaurant, a huge pool, a great kids club, a spa and a wide variety of sporting activities. MEALS: Dinner
2

Mauritius

These days are spent at Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa, soaking up the sun and enjoying some of the many activities available or simply relaxing on the beach.
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
3

Mauritius

These days are spent at Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa, soaking up the sun and enjoying some of the many activities available or simply relaxing on the beach.
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
4

Mauritius

These days are spent at Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa, soaking up the sun and enjoying some of the many activities available or simply relaxing on the beach.
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
5

Mauritius

These days are spent at Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa, soaking up the sun and enjoying some of the many activities available or simply relaxing on the beach.
MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
6

Mauritius to Johannesburg

Enjoy a leisurely morning before being transferred to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, transfer to the Metcourt hotel for overnight accommodation, including breakfast.
MEALS: Breakfast
7

Karongwe Game Reserve

After breakfast, transfer back to the airport for your flight to Hoedspruit. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Chisomo Safari Camp for 4 nights accommodation, including all meals and game activities. Afternoon game drive in open safari vehicles on the reserve, in search of the big five – lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant. Return to the Camp for dinner and overnight accomodation.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8

Karongwe Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game safaris in the reserve.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
9

Karongwe Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game safaris in the reserve.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
10

Karongwe Game Reserve

Morning and afternoon game safaris in the reserve.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
11

Johannesburg - Australia

Morning at leisure before being transferred to the airport for your flight to Australia, via Johannesburg.
MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION Mauritius is a beautiful island Nation in the Indian Ocean. The country enjoys a tropical climate with clear warm sea waters, beaches, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population.
South Africa has some amazing cities like Cape Town or Johannesburg, with a heritage of rich history and a mix of different cultures. But it’s known for its beautiful landscapes and diverse wildlife, making South Africa a truly unique country to visit and enjoy.
FLIGHT 
  • Flights Australia- Mauritius, Johannesburg-Australia included.
  • Other departure cities are available on request. Call us on 1300 404 606!

TRANSFER
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates

WEATHER Mauritius – due to its position, about 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of the African continent it experiences very nice weather.  January is the hottest month with an average temperature of 26°C  (79°F). The coolest month is July, with an average tempeature of 21°C (70°F). The wettest month is January with an average rainfall of 228mm. South Africa’s climatic conditions generally range with the Mediterranean loacted in the southwestern corner of South Africa to a subtropical climate in the northeast. A small area in the northwest has a desert climate. Most of the country has warm, sunny days and cool nights.
VISA Visas for Australians travelling overseas A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country. We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the supplier. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure). Optional Tour (for own account): Kruger National Park – full day open vehicle safari (ZAR1195.00pp) ; Hluhluwe – Afternoon open vehicle safari (ZAR830.00pp) ; St Lucia – Game Viewing boat cruise (ZAR340.00p) ; Sani Pass – 4×4 Adventure Tour (ZAR1340.00pp) ; Kaapse Stories Dinner Theatre (ZAR810.00pp) ; Full Day Cape Peninsula Tour (ZAR1250.00pp) ; Full day Winelands Tour (ZAR1090.00pp)
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, clothes you can layer, and an all-weather jacket. Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are also recommended. On game reserves, visitors should wear neutral colors such as brown, khaki, and beige for their own comfort.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE