Friday 3 October 2014

Fall in Love with South Africa

6 Day Romance Package from $2,170 per person

Australians have the chance to travel to South Africa just like the personalities of popular reality television show, The Bachelor Australia and follow in the footsteps of Bachelor Blake and his Bachelorettes Sam, Lisa and Louise.

The personalities of the show recently experienced the best of South Africa thanks to South African Tourism and South African Airways, with the final episode playing out on TV screens tonight on Network Ten.

Now, Australian travelers can follow on their journey and experience South Africa's beauty and diversity with South African Tourism offering the most romantic holiday packages including Romance of South Africa, An African RomanceGourmet Body and Soul South Africa, Honeymoon Heaven and Romance in South Africa.

Experience world-class safaris in South Africa.
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Honeymooners and couples can start their holiday in the beautiful Pilanesburg Game Reserve, characterised by impressive volcanic mountains and rolling savannah grasslands. Just as Blake, Lisa and Sam did, travelers will go in search of the Big Five before returning to the beautiful Ivory Tree Lodge for drinks around the campfire and sumptuous dinners under the South African night sky.

Beautiful Cape Town from the Top of Table Mountain, one of the Seven Wonders of Nature.
Copyright: DL Photography

Following three nights on safari, couples will travel to picturesque Cape Town, where they'll stay at one of the city’s most iconic luxury hotels, located on the V&A Waterfront, The Table Bay Hotel. As well as exploring the vibrant city on their own travelers will enjoy a full-day winelands tour.

This package includes airport transfers, full-day winelands tour, three nights accommodation, all meals and two daily safari activities at Ivory Tree Lodge, and three nights and breakfast at world-renowned The Table Bay Hotel, which boasts stunning views of one of the Seven Wonders of Nature - Table Mountain.

South African Tourism’s General Manager of Australasia, Lalie Ngozi, is thrilled that Australian travelers can experience what the personalities and the crew of The Bachelor did.

“The Romance of South Africa Package along with our other romance packages truly offer travelers the perfect balance of sun, safari and city; where six days of luxury, wildlife, adventure and world-class food and wine await,” said Ms Ngozi.

South African Airways (SAA), Africa's leading and most awarded airline, has been delighted to partner with South African Tourism to support The Bachelor during the filming in South Africa.

"Being able to host The Bachelor crew on board SAA flights from Australia to South Africa was a huge privilege for our airline. This is one of the biggest logistical events of its type we've been involved with, but it all went very smoothly from start to finish,” says Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA's Regional Manager for Australasia.

"We are all as excited as any Aussie to watch The Bachelor Australia in South Africa and we've been fortunate to play our part in helping deliver two incredible final episodes of the show," concluded Mr. Clyde-Smith.

South African Airways is also offering the perfect match to South African Tourism’s romantic packages with Economy Class return airfares to South Africa for only $1,575 from Perth, $1,586 from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and $1,589 from Adelaide.

To book this enticing package visit here, for other great romantic packages visit South African Tourism’s deals page, and for more information on flights and full conditions, visit

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