7 Nights – Bush & Beach

South Africa | Mozambique

Experience an enriching and authentic African adventure, at our Vida Nova Kruger luxury eco-lodge followed by a retreat to one of our stunning southern Mozambique villas. Nature lovers will love this package, which includes daily game drives, bringing you to Africa’s Big Five animals, and several days spent at one of our luxurious properties in the beautiful Machangulo Nature Reserve.

Vida Nova Kruger (3 nights)

  • Airport pick up from either OR Tambo (ORT) or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA)/ Airport drop off at either Maputo International Airport or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA)/ Airport
  • Kruger National Park daily entrance fees
  • Full day game drive in the Kruger National Park
  • Bush Walks in Marloth Park
  • All meals and soft drinks at Vida Nova Kruger
  • A night drive and bush dinner in the Kruger National Park
  • Road transfer from Vida Nova Kruger to Machangulo Nature Reserve (through the Maputo Special Reserve) with a picnic lunch

Loggerhead OR Leatherback Beach Villa (4 nights)

  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages, teas/ coffee
  • Pool and beach access
  • Inhaca Island day trip (includes boat transfer) and beach picnic
  • One water based activity included (choose between canoeing, kayaking, tubing, wakeboarding or a whale-watching boat trip)
From R59,999 per person sharing (2023) and R64,999 per person sharing (2024)


  • Day 1
    • If arriving late at OR Tambo International Airport:
      • Overnight accommodation at Africa Sky Lodge, Johannesburg (not included in the package rate but can be booked on request)
      • Early morning departure
      • Packed breakfast will be provided
    • If arriving at OR Tambo International Airport early morning:
      • Pick up and transfer from Johannesburg to Vida Nova Kruger (5-hour transfer time)
    • If arriving at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport:
      • Pick up and transfer from the airport to Vida Nova Kruger (2-hour transfer time)
    • Arrival at the lodge and check-in to your room
    • Lunch
    • Leisure time (spa, pool, game viewing from the deck overlooking the Crocodile River)
    • Time permitting – afternoon bush walk in Marloth Park
    • Evening braai – a traditional South African BBQ
  • Day 2
    • Full day game drive with a highly experienced guide in an open safari vehicle
    • Explore the park
    • A bush brunch will be provided at a rest stop
    • Explore the park
    • Light snacks will be served upon return
  • Day 3
    • Morning walk in Marloth Park before or after breakfast (1.5 hours)
    • Leisurely breakfast
    • Activities around Marloth Park: walking, cycling, spa treatments, relaxing at the pool
    • Lunch at the lodge
    • Depart for a sunset/night drive including a bush dinner in the Kruger National Park
  • Day 4
    • Breakfast and check-out
    • Departure to Machangulo (7-8  hours across the border, via the Maputo Special Reserve)
    • Picnic lunch in the reserve
    • Check-in at the villa and leisure time before dinner
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    • Breakfast
    • Full-day Inhaca Island trip with a boat transfer (snorkelling, beachtime, swimming)
    • Seafood picnic lunch on Inhaca Island
    • Return to the villa and leisure time before dinner
    • Three-course gourmet dinner
  • Day 6
    • Breakfast
    • Leisure time to enjoy water-based activities – choose 1 of the activities (snorkelling, mangrove canoeing trip, kayaking, tubing, wakeboarding, or a whale watching boat trip)
    • Turtle tours from October to March, time is tide dependant ($35 donation)
    • Lunch
    • Three-course gourmet dinner
  • Day 7
    • Breakfast
    • Leisure day (beach, relaxing at the pool, pre-booked massage, snorkelling/surfing in front of the lodge, visit to Santa Maria village, forest walk)
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    • Breakfast before check-out
    • Road transfer to Maputo International Airport or Nelspruit Airport (KMIA) in time for your flight

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