Your safari in South Africa adventure begins! A warm welcome awaits at the airport, where you’ll be met by your Tour Manager, the rest of the Limitless Team and your new travel companions. We’ll fly as a group with our travel representatives on-hand throughout the journey to provide you with any assistance you may need.
If you've always dreamt of getting up close and personal with the 'Big Five,' exploring the great grasslands of Africa, or visiting the Zulu heartlands, our South African Safari Tour is for you.
From discovering the bustling coastal city of Durban to driving through the world-famous iSimangaliso Wetland and Hluhluwe–Imfolozi nature parks, your fully accessible journey will take you across one of the most diverse and enchanting countries on the planet. Expert guides will help to immerse you in the unique ecosystems as you explore, while also maximising your chances of seeing many of the worlds most awe-inspiring animals. Forget the nature documentaries, nothing compares to the real thing!
While the 'Big Five' - lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo and rhinos - are at the top of everyone's list, our tour guides will also introduce you to the many lesser-known wonders that make South Africa such a special destination for nature-lovers. With the opportunity to see giraffes, antelope, zebras, and hyenas, amongst others, the biodiversity on offer is truly astounding.
Travelling with Limitless means a seamless experience from start to finished. Your South African Safari hotels and lodges have been hand-picked by the Limitless Team for their superb locations and excellent disabled facilities. A Limitless Travel representative will accompany the tour group throughout the South African safari holiday, providing assistance whenever required and ensuring you enjoy the most relaxing, most spectacular, once in a lifetime holiday. Welcome to the land of giants!
7 Reasons To Safari With Limitless
- Travel in comfort with accessible vehicles. Our safari vehicles allow for wheelchairs to be clamped in place. You'll also be accompanied by an on-board guide for assistance whenever needed.
- See the BIG 5. Our carefully curated safari experiences offer unparalleled encounters with nature's most awe-inspiring animals. Just imagine African elephants at your fingertips.
- We arrange all your accessible accommodation*. Enjoy 2 nights in an accessible hotel in Durban, before settling in for 3 nights in an accessible lodge in the Game Reserve, then finally look forward to a 4-night stay in the coastal town of Saint Lucia. All feature spacious bedrooms and adapted wet room bathrooms for a comfortable stay.
- We also provide assistance on your flight. We'll do our utmost to make sure your travel to South Africa is a seamless experience. We'll also arrange a hotel transfer service for when you arrive. Every holiday is led by a Limitless Tour Manager to ensure a problem-free trip.
- Enjoy a hippo-spotting boat safari. Cruise through iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s largest estuarine system. Bonus safari bingo points if you spot any crocs!
- Learn about a unique way of life. Experience the fascinating culture of a Zulu tribe as we are welcomed into a traditional village for an immersive and fun-filled day.
- Travel with a friendly group and professional carers. If you haven't tried group travel before then we encourage you to give it a go and discover why so many love the experience. You'll make friends for life. Group support is included as standard with supplementary care packages available. We'll also arrange any specialist equipment you require on holiday.
*Additional 4 night stay in Cape Town available on certain Safari in South Africa dates. Trips include a visit to the Botanical Gardens, Cable Car visit up Table Mountain, Penguin Colony visit, Wine tasting in Stellenbosch. Hotel for the stay is based in Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town.
From booking your holiday to returning home after a wonderful trip, the Limitless Team is on-hand to provide you with the support you need. If you have any questions regarding disabled holidays in South Africa, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Upon arrival at Durban International Airport, we’ll be met by our trusted transport provider. All vehicles are fully accessible and wheelchairs can be secured in place during the journey if you’d rather not transfer to a seat. Once at the hotel, the Limitless Team will help you check-in and get settled. The rest of the day will be spent relaxing, getting to know your new travel companions and preparing for the adventure ahead.
Day three includes a visit to South Africa’s best-loved marine theme park - Ushaka Marine World. Combining water rides, an oceanarium, shark feeding demonstrations, beach activities, and penguin shows, this is one for animal-lovers and thrill-seekers alike. The park benefits from an accessible beach with adapted wheelchairs, as well as several snorkelling ponds featuring upwards of 5,000 fish.
Today we'll check out out of the hotel and drive up to the Game Reserve. Here you will settle into your accessible apartment for a 3 night stay in the middle of the Game Reserve. The Hilltop restaurant allows you to enjoy views of the local elephants, and absorb the stunning views.
Today is our first full day on safari! We’ll be driving out to explore the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Led by an experienced park ranger, who’ll help you spot and identify the various species we encounter as we visit several spectacular locations throughout the park. Keep your eyes peeled for black rhinos, nyalas, hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks, reedbucks, red duikers, baboons, monkeys, hyenas, and lions. The park is renowned for its incredible biodiversity.
Following yesterday’s exciting foray into the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Day Seven sees us return to the park in search of Africa’s ‘Big Five.’ This time we’ll be visiting the Umfolozi side of the reserve, where government conservation efforts have helped protect and secure a future for the region’s Big Five population. These conservation projects have ensured that the park now boasts the largest number of white rhinos anywhere in the world. We’ll also be watching out for wild dogs, giraffes, elephants and buffalo.
Day Seven offers the opportunity to meet some of the largest land mammals on the planet. We’ll visit a sanctuary that specialises in rescuing orphaned elephants and caring for these gentle giants as they grow. The elephants’ morning routine includes a tasty breakfast treat at the viewing platform, so this is probably the closest you’ll ever get to these magnificent beasts! Next, we’ll share our experiences and replenish the energy stores with lunch at a local restaurant. Then, we’ll make our way to the cat and cheetah rehabilitation centre, where you’ll meet some of South Africa’s most beautiful wild cats, including lynx, serval and cheetahs. We’ll also visit Ilala Weavers, where you can experience famous Zulu artistry first-hand and indulge in delicious local cuisine at Ilala’s celebrated restaurant. In the evening we will make our way over to Saint Lucia.
Today, we will explore St Lucia - a picturesque village situated within the enormous iSimangaliso Wetland Park and beside South Africa’s largest estuarine system. This makes it the ideal place to spot hippos, crocodiles, and exotic birds. So of course we’ll be hitting the water on a fully accessible boat safari. Lunch can be enjoyed at one of the village’s delightfully quirky restaurants, and towards the end of the day, there’s also a good chance you’ll get to see hippos grazing in the village gardens!
Today we will visit a UNESCO World Heritage site, which is home to the big 5, as well as many species of birds, and wildlife. This will be your final game reserve, so make sure to charge up the camera to get your last shots of these amazing species.
Today we will meet the local Zulu tribe. You will be welcomed and educated in their way of life. You will have chance to try on the clothes they wear, and experience their local music and dancing.
Today, we’ll make our way back to Durban, and then head onto an evening flight back to the UK. With lots of memories already from this bucket list destination, all that is left is to plan your next adventure. See you soon!
Your fully accessible lodge in Kwazulu Natal
All of your holiday accommodation is fully accessible and suitable for disabled holidays in South Africa. Both the Durban accommodation and your Hluhluwe Lodge feature spacious bedrooms and adapted wet room bathrooms, so you're comfortable for the duration of your stay.
- Once in a lifetime location surrounded by wildlife
- Fully disability dedicated accommodation
- Wetroom bathrooms in all rooms
- Mobility and care equipment hire available
- Fresh garden produce at mealtimes
- Traditional African cuisine
- Dietary requirements catered for
- Daily programme of activities
- Board basis: bed & breakfast
On international flights you'll be assisted throughout the journey by the Limitless Team. We'll do our utmost to make sure your travel is as smooth and seamless as possible. On arrival at your destination, you'll be met by our trusted transfer partners who always utilise fully accessible vehicles. We also take care of all transport during your holiday to ensure a comfortable journey throughout. All vehicles are fitted with either a ramp or hydraulic lift for easy access. Let us take care of the A to B, while you sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey.
Please note: flights are not included with Limitless holidays.
Dates and Prices
|Start Date||Days||Price From||Solo Traveller Price|
|3rd March 2024||11||
|11th October 2024||11||From £3,949.00||From £4,299.00|
|16th November 2024||10||From £3,949.00||From £4,249.00|
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