Mziki Safari Lodge – Self Drive

Birding Safari & Mini Ranger Experience
 
R2 915 p/p sharing for 2 Nights - Valid: 1 May – 31 Aug 2014
R3 325 p/p sharing for 2 Nights - Valid: 1 Sept – 31 Oct 2014

 

Kids: R1 625 per child under 12 yrs. sharing with 2 adults - all seasons
 
Package Includes:

  • 2 Nights accommodation at the 4 star Mziki Safari Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner daily

Birding Safari:

  • Special birding and walking safari stay, based on 2 nights stay.
  • A total of 4 game drives or bush walks are included with special 'stopping' spots along the river.
  • One night walk of approx. 1.5 hours
  • A birding certificate will be issued by our Head Ranger, who has advanced birding, once a min. of 30 bird species are identified
  • One private dinner in a private bush or lodge location.

 

Mini-ranger experience for children 4-12 years

  • Animal spoor identification
  • Animal tracking and complete list of mammals to be spotted
  • Head Ranger's certificate on completion of course with a short test
  • Gift on arrival

 

 

Things to do when visiting the North West

 

 1 Visit the Anne van Dyk Cheetah Center. Established in 1971, the center has bred over 800 cheetah cubs and has added African Wild dog breeding programs to their successes. It is only an hour by road from Johannesburg and 15 minutes from Hartebeespoort Dam. 

2 Visit the Hartebeestfontein Gold Mine in Stilfontein where visitors can watch a gold pouring session and go on a mine tour

3 Enjoy a variety of water sports on Hartbeespoort Dam.

4 In addition to Sun City and the Palace of the Lost City, visit the casinos in Klerksdorp, Mafikeng and Polokwane.

5 Taste Mampoer (local liqueurs or Moonshine) and tour Kortkloof Cultural Village, Marico Valley Mampoer, M & M Mampoer Farm near Rustenberg (Mmabatho Road), Schoemansdrift outside Potchefstroom or Syfergat near Klerksdorp on the Wolmaransstad Road.

6 Discover the Kaditshwene Ruins found less than an hour’s drive south of Madikwe Game Reserve near Zeerust, dating back to the 1700’s. It was the home of the Bahurutse clan of the Tswana tribe believed to have a population of 20,000. They were mainly stone masons, copper smiths, and ironsmiths.

7 The Aardklop Festival is held annually in Potchefstroom at the beginning of October to celebrate Afrikaans art, culture and dance, it was started in 1998 and draws crowds in excess of 150,000 visitors.

8 Drive the length of Tom Street known as Oak Avenue in Potchefstroom, a 6.84km long road lined with oak trees that were planted in 1910. The road is the longest of its kind in the southern hemisphere and is a national monument.

9 Relax at the Blue Pool picnic site at the Taung Heritage Site, Buxton quarry, located west of the Taung village near Pampierstad.

10 Visit Maropeng and the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. It is an hour’s drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria. A tour of the exhibits and an underground boat ride tell the story of our ancestors who lived in the area for more than 3 million years.

 

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