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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #40 on: August 29, 2018, 01:37:03 PM »
What activities does the St Regis include complimentary with its stay?

Not sure, i forgot. check the website, i think all non-motorized activities.

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #41 on: August 29, 2018, 01:39:59 PM »
So wait the $1400 a day is after the 4th and 5th night free discounts or you actually only paid $4200 for all five nights and with the  4th and 5th nights free it only came out to $840 a night, after all the discounts?  Just want to make sure I understand and great trip report!

It was a year and a half ago but if i remember correctly the total was $4,200 which came out to 1,400 for 3 nights with the 4th and 5th night free.

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #42 on: August 30, 2018, 12:42:38 AM »
Awesome TR!
Sa has long been on my bucket list and im sure ill find this report useful

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #43 on: August 30, 2018, 02:24:05 AM »
Really amazing!
I was drooling all over the pictures of the food.
I would fly 16 hours in Y to be able to stay in a gorgeous secluded villa with a private pool, see some of the worlds most incredible animals up close and devour scrumptious fresh glatt meals 3 times a day.

Can finally put SA on my bucket list.

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #44 on: August 30, 2018, 11:53:29 AM »
It was a year and a half ago but if i remember correctly the total was $4,200 which came out to 1,400 for 3 nights with the 4th and 5th night free.

Thank you and that IS a great deal for a kosher safari for two people!

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #45 on: August 30, 2018, 12:10:45 PM »
worth seeing these pics every few months.... love the picnic
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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #46 on: August 31, 2018, 08:58:53 AM »
@jnb1800 i tried to message you but your mailbox is full.

The breakfast in the bush was arranged by the camp. They do this about once per week or so. Either Breakfast or Dinner but its usually a surprise.

I have to find out the driver/guide info. i booked it through the concierge of the Citi Prestige card. give me a few days to find it.

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #47 on: August 31, 2018, 01:48:52 PM »
@jnb1800 i tried to message you but your mailbox is full.

The breakfast in the bush was arranged by the camp. They do this about once per week or so. Either Breakfast or Dinner but its usually a surprise.

I have to find out the driver/guide info. i booked it through the concierge of the Citi Prestige card. give me a few days to find it.
Thanks, very useful info.
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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #48 on: September 17, 2018, 11:41:29 PM »
 Fantastic trip report- thanks for reply

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #49 on: November 06, 2018, 06:57:22 PM »
Wow.

Being able to do a safari and have kosher food, that looks like that, for the price you paid, is simply incredible. Well done.

On our trip back to SA, we'll definitely take your recommendation to check out Kings Camp.
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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #50 on: November 28, 2018, 06:00:05 PM »
Do you remember which company you went with for the shark diving? Also is it something where you see one shark from far away or is there a few of them circling the cage and trying to get in (which is what I want)?

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Re: Honeymoon: Cape Town, SA - Safari - Mauritius
« Reply #51 on: November 30, 2018, 11:43:41 AM »
Do you remember which company you went with for the shark diving? Also is it something where you see one shark from far away or is there a few of them circling the cage and trying to get in (which is what I want)?

Yes the company we used was Shark Booking and the Tour operator was Great White Shark Tours. Website below.

https://www.sharkbookings.com/

You can try emailing janeen@sharkbookings.com

We were very close to sharks. They come and swim up along the cage underwater. It is an awesome experience, very recommended. Generally the Sharks are not as aggressive as you may think. The sharks never rammed the cage nor was there ever more than one shark in front of us. However we did see 5 different great white sharks just at different times.

If you think your going to see Sharks attacking the cage and going crazy just watch Jaws instead, a lot safer and more guaranteed lol