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Looking at a special holiday and we are thinking of Mauritius but now wondering if we could do a South African safari then onto Mauritius for a beach type stay has any one any experience of doing this and can point us in the right direction?

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1. Re: Ideas please

Hi Else,

This is definitely a possibility. There are regular flights from Johannesburg (and Cape Town) to Mauritius and it is an itinerary I often use for my clients looking to combine a bush and beach vacation.

How much time do you have available for your vacation? This will determine how much time you can spend in each destination and if it is feasible to combine the two. Another great option is to combine South Africa with Mozambique.

It will also depend on when you are planning to travel - time of year?


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we did that on our honeymoon in 2001, would i do it again that is a tough question to answer.. I found the beaches of south africa to be really beautiful and considering the effort and the time to fly to Mauriitius I would look for that special place on the beach near cape town.

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Why not look into the beaches up in NE KZN, Kosi Bay, Sodwana Bay, Cape Vidal, and St Lucia no need to bother with Mozambique however, thats just a stones throw from Kosi Bay ,if you wanted to do both. Also, KwaZulu Natal offers excellent game viewing in the bigger reserves for the big 5 and many rhino such as those in Hluhluwe /Umfolozi and smaller reserves for birding and other animals.Awesome Tuskers in Tembe, including wild dogs etc. Combining beach with safari KZN has it all, worth a look at.

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