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The Rainbow Route is an overview tour of South Africa including neighbouring Kingdom of Swaziland/eSwatini. The tour covers many highlights with a strong focus on the national parks. This diverse country is explored over great distances that may involve long days on the road, generally followed by a full day to experience the area. The fully accommodated tour offers a great value for money way to explore South Africa.


South Africa
Start Johannesburg (Day 1)
Day 1-2 Greater Kruger
Day 3 Kruger NP
Day 4 Malolotja NR
South Africa
Day 5-6 Zululand (KwaZulu-Natal)
Day 7-8 Royal Natal (Drakensberg Mountains)
Day 9-10 East London (City)
Day 11 Addo Elephant NP
Day 12-13 Knysna (Garden Route)
Day 14 Hermanus (Whales)
End Cape Town (City) (Day 15-17)

Tour Features

Mid-range tour

This mid-range tour uses lodges and tented camps.

Shared tour

On this shared tour, you will join a group of other travelers. Max 12 people per vehicle.

Scheduled departures

This tour starts on fixed start dates only.

Cannot be customized

The accommodations and destinations of this tour cannot be changed.

Suitable for single travelers

Single travelers can join this group tour, but it requires a minimum of 4 people to run.


Minimum age of 12 years

The minimum age for this tour is 12 years.

Start Dates

  • 20 Nov 2021
  • 27 Nov 2021
  • 04 Dec 2021
  • 18 Dec 2021
  • 01 Jan 2022
  • 15 Jan 2022
  • 22 Jan 2022
  • 05 Feb 2022
  • 19 Feb 2022
  • 26 Feb 2022
  • 05 Mar 2022
  • 12 Mar 2022

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives, walking safaris (with an armed guide) & nature hikes/walks
  • Game drives: minivan & overland safari truck
  • Getting around: minivan & overland safari truck
  • Book your own international flights when using this operator help
  • A transfer from and back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost

Accommodation & Meals

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost
  • Day
  • 1-2
    Makuwa Safari Lodge Mid-range lodge just outside Kruger NP (South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 3
    Lower Sabie Rest Camp Mid-range bungalow inside Southern Kruger (South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 4
    Hawane Resort Mid-range lodge bordering Malolotja NR (Swaziland) without fences
    All Meals Included
  • 5-6
    Zululand Lodge Mid-range tented camp outside Hluhluwe-iMfolozi GR (South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 7-8
    Thendele Camp Mid-range self catering accommodation in or near Royal Natal (Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 9-10
    Benmore Lodge Mid-range lodge in or near Kei Mouth (South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 11
    Addo Rest Camp Mid-range chalet inside Addo Elephant NP (South Africa)
    All Meals Included
  • 12-13
    Lagoona Inn Mid-range lodge in or near Knysna (Garden Route, South Africa)
    Breakfast & Lunch Included
  • 14
    Chesham House Mid-range guest house in or near Hermanus (South Africa)
    Breakfast & Lunch Included
  • 15-16
    Sweetest Guest Houses Mid-range guest house in or near Cape Town (South Africa)
    Breakfast Included
  • 17
    End of tour (No accommodation)
    Breakfast Included

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  • This tour is offered by Sunway Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • This group tour requires a minimum of 4 people to run.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Sunway Safaris.