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Scenic Reveals New Tour Inclusions in 2018 Africa program

August 8, 2017 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Scenic is helping travellers see more of Africa, refreshing two key itineraries in its new 2018 program to ensure guests spend more time in iconic destinations, including Nairobi and South Africa’s Thornybush Game Reserve.

The 32 day Ultimate African Expedition has been extended by one day (from 31 days) and will now feature two nights in Durban at The Oyster Box – one of South Africa’s leading hotels – and an additional day in Nairobi.

The tour extension has allowed Scenic to introduce two new exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences, High Tea with an Historian in Durban and a day tour of vibrant Soweto and the illuminating Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

Meanwhile, the additional day in Nairobi provides opportunities for a tour of the local area, including the chance to feed giraffes, as well as visits to the home of famed Dutch author Karen Blixen and the original commercial tea gardens. In Nairobi, meat-loving guests can also enjoy a new Freechoice dining excursion to the famous outdoor Carnivore restaurant, while in Kenya a new Sundowners experience at Amboseli National Park has been added.

Scenic’s 24 day Grand African Safari has also been revamped to include flights from Cape Town to Hoedspruit, near Kruger National Park, ensuring more time at Thornybush Game Reserve for game drives; as well as a flight from Nairobi to Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania providing more time at Tarangire National Park.

Scenic Journey Designer Liz Crowley said with the changes came more opportunities to delve deeper into all this mesmerising continent had to offer.

“Africa is very much a bucket list destination and with so many incredible experiences on offer, it’s important that guests spend enough time at each destination, and not on the road,” Ms Crowley said.

To complement the release of the Wild Wonders of Africa brochure, Scenic has announced a series of special earlybird offers, available for bookings made by 15 November 2017.

The deals include partner fly free to Africa on the 32 day Ultimate African Expedition or 24 Day Grand African Safari – a saving of up to $3,720* per couple, including taxes up to the value of $510 per person; along with savings of up to $1,400* per couple on any journey to Africa of 12 days or longer, including the 15 day South Africa Discovery, priced from $9,995* per person twin share (includes discount).

Meanwhile, guests who book on the 32 day Ultimate African Expedition or 24 Day Grand African Safari can also opt to fly business class for just $4,995 per person, including taxes.

The Wild Wonders of Africa 2018 brochure is out now.

For more information call Scenic on 138 128 or visit

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