South African Learning Safari

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Overnight Flight

1 1 Night

Hoedspruit

2 2 Nights

Kruger National Park

6 6 Nights
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What's Included

Our itineraries reflect 40 years of experience in crafting exceptional educational tours. That means we know exactly how to make the best of your time abroad—incredible destinations, immersive activities, centrally located hotels, and smart, well-traveled tour managers who ensure your educational goals are met. Here are some of the exceptional features of this tour.

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Round-Trip Flights

All Meals Included

Hearty breakfasts and delicious, authentic, cuisine at local restaurants for lunches and dinners—with meals times tailored to maximize your experience.

24-Hour Tour Manager

Part guide, part educator, part engineer, part mind-reader, part magician—ACIS Tour Managers are your travel partner.

Start Exploring

Never wait hours at the airport to share a transfer with other later groups.

Service Guarantee

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Global Network

24/7 on the ground support whenever and wherever you need it.

Exceptional Experiences

Our tours are designed to help you and your students be in the moment and experience everything the world has to offer.

Visit with Local Students in South Africa

Visit with Local Students in South Africa

Visit with the local students at a nearby school. As you participate in a joint activity, sharing stories and laughs, you'll gain an understanding of their daily lives and studies and have the opportunity to contrast what you learn and experience with your own lifestyle and educational system at home.

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Visit with the local students at a nearby school. As you participate in a joint activity, sharing stories and laughs, you'll gain an understanding of their daily lives and studies and have the opportunity to contrast what you learn and experience with your own lifestyle and educational system at home.

Game Drive in Kruger National Park

Game Drive in Kruger National Park

Ready to meet the Big 5? Students will ride in an open safari vehicle and take a guided tour of the Kruger National Park—one of Africa’s largest game reserves. Lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos, as well as hundreds of other mammals make their home here. Your knowledgeable guide will interpret the bush and give you a detailed explanation of the animal's behavior as well as explain the unique landscape.

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Ready to meet the Big 5? Students will ride in an open safari vehicle and take a guided tour of the Kruger National Park—one of Africa’s largest game reserves. Lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos, as well as hundreds of other mammals make their home here. Your knowledgeable guide will interpret the bush and give you a detailed explanation of the animal's behavior as well as explain the unique landscape.

Khamai Reptile Centre

Khamai Reptile Centre

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

South African BBQ Dinner

South African BBQ Dinner

Kruger National Park with Guide

Kruger National Park with Guide

Satara Camp

Satara Camp

Elephant Hall of Fame

Elephant Hall of Fame

Mopani Rest Camp

Mopani Rest Camp

The Outpost

The Outpost

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Itinerary

This itinerary is the starting point for your tour, but it’s not set in stone. If there are days you would like to change, or specific places you’d like to go, we can work with you to create a personalized program that fits the needs of you and your students.

Day 1: Overnight Flight

Depart from the USA.

Day 2: Hoedspruit

Arrive in Johannesburg, meet your tour manager and transfer to Raptors Lodge in Hoedspruit. In the afternoon visit the Khamai Reptile Centre, dedicated to reptile conservation and education.

Day 3: Hoedspruit

This morning a short walk brings you to a local school where you will have the opportunity to partake in joint activities with the local students, pending school approval and availability. In the afternoon visit the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre to learn more about native animals, such as cheetahs, that may soon be extinct. Tonight enjoy a special South African BBQ dinner.

Day 4: Kruger National Park

This morning stop for a local school visit and tour around the campus, pending school approval and availability. Then journey to Kruger National Park, one of the top national parks in Africa. Meet local students from the Accorhoek and Bushback area who have not previously had the chance to visit the park and who will join you in sharing today's safari experience. During your safari exploration, keep an eye out for the Big Five: lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos, and rhinos. Tonight will be spent at a traditional safari camp lodging, Satara Camp.

Day 5: Kruger National Park

This morning you will enjoy a thrilling game drive through Kruger National Park. Some of the animals you may spot include zebra, blue wildebeest, impala or giraffe, all while enjoying the scenic landscape within the park. Along the way, stop for a picnic lunch before returning to your camp.

Day 6: Kruger National Park

Today’s game drive will take you to one of the park’s entrance gates and to a bird hide where you may see hippopotamus, waterbucks, crocodiles, impalas, a variety of birds and perhaps even some thirsty elephants. Return to your camp in time for dinner.

Day 7: Kruger National Park

At the start of today's game drive, visit the Elephant Hall of Fame at Letaba Rest Camp. The museum covers elephant evolution, biology, behavior, ecology and research. Continue on to beautiful Mopani Rest Camp, one of Kruger National Park’s best kept secrets. Be sure to take in the scenic views from the banks of the Pioneer Dam and visit the large, gnarled old baobab tree at the camp’s heart.

Day 8: Kruger National Park

This morning journey through Kruger National Park to vast wilderness area that’s home to The Outpost, bordered to the north by the Limpopo River and Zimbabwe and to the east by Crooks Corner and Mozambique. This beautiful setting allows many opportunities to get close to your natural surroundings.

Day 9: Kruger National Park

Begin your final day of safari exploration in Kruger National Park with an early morning game drive in open-air four-wheel-drive vehicles. After lunch venture out again for a final game drive. Then return to The Outpost in the early evening for a lovely farewell dinner.

Day 10: Departure

Depart for the USA.

Price This Tour

Price This Tour

Optional Extras

Ultimate Protection Plan

Most Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $300

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Comprehensive Protection Plan

Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $250

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