Kruger & Johannesburg Social Agenda
2-9 May 2018
Optional activities offered by Kapama Lodge
The Kapama Lodge is offering additional activities during our stay. As there is limited availability, these must be booked and paid for prior to arrival. You are able to book and pay upon check in, however there is no guarantee of availability.
Elephant Interaction Tour - Friday, 4 May 2018.
Hoedspruit Endangered Species - Saturday, 5 May 2018.
Game Drives from Kampama Lodge
Game Drives: Kapama Lodge offers a morning and afternoon Game Drive for guests. Here, you have the amazing opportunity to head out with a skilled ranger and tracker and you can expect to encounter a diverse range of animal and bird species.
The morning Game Drive starts with an early wake-up call at approximately 5:00am. Tea and coffee will be offered before you head out for the morning, and you will arrive back at the lodge in time for breakfast. At approximately 3.30pm, a decadent high tea will be provided before you head out for your afternoon Game Drive, and you will arrive back at the lodge with enough time to freshen up before dinner.
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 | Welcome Drinks & Dinner
Meet your fellow delegates over a welcome drink under the South African sky at Kapama Lodge, Kruger Park.
We will remain at Kapama Lodge for the Welcome Dinner.
Sunday, 6 May 2018 | 12:00pm Transfer to Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg
Monday, 7 May 2018 | Academic
Academic Session: Private guided tour of Constitution Hill, The Constitution Court of South Africa and a private guided tour of the Apartheid Museum
Private tour of Constitution Hill and the Constitution Court of South Africa, which was formally opened by President Nelson Mandela on 14 February 1995 followed by a tour of the Apartheid Museum.
The Constitution Court is a new court building which has been built on the old site of the former Number 4 Prison, the prison that incarcerated Mahatma Gandhi and Robert Sobukwe.
The Apartheid Museum tells the story of human triumph over adversity. It allows visitors to experience the racial segregation that occurred during the Apartheid period.
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 | Academic
Academic Session: Private guided walking tour of Soweto Township by a local resident
A local guide will walk us around this well-known South African Township, visiting famous landmarks and museums along the way.
We will gain greater knowledge of the history of this township, the tumultuous apartheid years and hopes for the future of these vibrant and diverse people. We will visit Nelson Mandela's house and the Hector Pieterson Museum. We will also see Bishop Tutu's house and walk through Vilakaz Street - the street where both Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu lived.
Dress Code: Comfortable shoes are recommended as you will be walking on uneven ground.
Info: Local Sowetan people are welcoming of tourists and tourism in their community. Please bring an open mind. Do not bring valuables such as jewellery or a big camera. You can bring a small camera or phone camera.