Twana Adventure

Dive Tour 14 Days - Self Drive
Dive Tour 14 Days - Self Drive

Countries Visited: South Africa, Swaziland & Mozambique

 

On this 14 day self drive tour you explore nature and see life.  Drive your own 4x4 through to Swaziland where you can horse ride, do nature walks or explore Swaziland to see the hand crafts of Swaziland.

You cross the border with Mozambique and sleep in Marracuene, fromhere you make your way to Zavora for 2 full days of diving.  Mozambique diving is some of the best diving in Africa where you get a chanse to see from the huge Whale Sharks and Mantas, to the smallest of Nudibrances.Next stop is Tofo where you do another 2 full days of diving. Enjoy the evenings at a local restaurant eating prawns and drinking a cold beverage! Next stop is Kruger National Park for 3 full days of game viewing from the comfort of your own vehicle.

 

Tour Code: DiveTour14

Tour Price: €2100 - 1 person

Tour Price: €1475 - per person for 2 people

Tour Price: €1245 - per person for 3 people

Tour Price: €1025 - per person for 4 people

 

Tour price includes: All transport in your fully equiped Overland vehicle, camping equipment, cooking equipment and accommodation as specified and 8 dive package

 

Tour price excludes: Visas, flight ticket, additional spending money, Optional Activities, sleeping bag & pillow, fuel, food and road tolls and border fees. 

 

 

Depart: Pretoria

End: Pretoria

 

Dag 1: Arrive Twana Lodge (South Africa)
Dag 2: Mlilwane Game Reserve (Swaziland)
Dag 3: Mlilwane Game Reserve
Dag 4: Marracuene (Mozambique)
Dag 5: Tofo
Dag 6: Tofo - 2 Dives
Dag 7: Tofo - 2 Dives
Dag 8: Zavora  
Dag 9: Zavora - 2 Dives
Dag 10: Zavora - 2 Dives
Dag 11: Kruger National Park (South Africa)
Dag 12: Kruger National Park
Dag 13: Kruger National Park
Dag 14: Twana Lodge

Day 1

Twana Lodge

Your airport transfer will bring you to your starting point in Pretoria.

Day 2

Swaziland - Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Today you cross the border into Swaziland – if time allows you can visit a local market where you can buy some gifts to take home.

Day 3:

Swaziland - Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Today you have the day free to wonder around the Game Reserve on foot amonst the animals, do some horse riding or mountain biking or various other activities. The reserve has a lake with hippos and crocodiles and a variety of antelope and hiking trails. A must see is the Roan antilope breeding project that was intruduced a few years ago.

Day 4:

Mozambique - Marracuene

After crossing the border with Swaziland and Mozambique, you head to the beach where you camp at Jayz Beach Lodge. 

Day 5

Tofo

On the way to Tofo, you drive through the town of Inhambane.  Inhambane is one of the oldest settlements on Mozambique's eastern coast. Dhows traded here as early as the 11th century. Once you leave Inhambane, you drive another 24 km to the coast to Tofo.

After arrival you head to the dive centre to get introduced to the staff and get your equipment sorted.

Day 6

Tofo

It's known for the curved Tofo Beach and nearby coral reefs. Huge manta rays circle at Manta Reef, a well-known “cleaning station,” attracting small fish that feed off the rays’ parasites and other debris. Dolphins, whale sharks and migratory humpback whales also swim off the coast, in the waters of the Indian Ocean.   2 dives are planned for today.

Day 7

Tofo

Another 2 dives are planned for today 

Day 8

Zavora 

From Tofo you drive south to Zavora Lodge, which is situated on one of the finest stretches of coastline in the Inhambane province. The lodge consists of a bar and restaurant, beachfront houses, bungalows and campsites. 

Day 9

Zavora 

Today you have 2 dives to explore the beauty of the ocean.  Zavora has a 12-20m deep Manta cleaning station, but also a wide variety of other interesing things to see, like Moray eels, Nudibranchs, Spanish Dancers, Frog fish, etc.  

Day 10

Zavora

Another 2 dives are planned for today 

Day 11

South Africa - Kruger National Park

Leaving the coolness of the ocean behind, you head back across the border to South Africa where you can spend the next 3 nights in the bush.  

Day 12

Kruger National Park

Spend the day game driving looking for animals, such as Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Rhinos and Leopard.  Don't just focus on the Big 5, but also see the beauty in the small things.  

Day 13

Kruger National Park

Enjoy your last day in the bush before heading back to Twana Lodge 

Day 14

Twana Lodge

Today is the last day of your fantastic 14 days of driving your own 4x4 vehicle through beach and bush. 

 

Optional activities for the Self Drive 14 day tour:

 

Swaziland Optional Activities:

Horse riding - R200,-

Mountain biking - R450,-

White water river rafting - R1300,-

Quad biking - R600,- 

Adventure Caving - R1900,-

 

Kruger National Park optional activities:

Night Drive - R450,-  

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