|Optional Add-On (Extra Charge Applied)
For those wanting to extend their trip, they may pay to add on a post-study trip excursion. Based on student interest, the course instructor will select one of the following as the optional add-on for the class:
1. Aquila Game Reserve Excursion (Add-on Option 1)
- Morning- Check out of accommodations in Cape Town & transfer to Aquila Private Game Reserve
- Afternoon- Enjoy an afternoon game drive.
Set in the pristine Southern Karoo Highlands against a backdrop of dramatic mountains, the Aquila Private Game Reserve offers an exciting taste of real Africa just two hours from Cape Town. Aquila is home to an enormous variety of game, including the Big 5- elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, & leopard.
- Evening- Overnight stay at Aquila Private Game Reserve
- Morning- Morning Game Drive
- Afternoon: Transfer to the airport for return flights home
2. Johannesburg Excursion (Add-On Option 2)
- Morning: Transfer from Cape Town to Johannesburg
- Afternoon: Enjoy a guided tour around Soweto, including the Apartheid Museum
Students will learn about the history of Soweto, arguably South Africa's most famous township. The morning is spent visiting sites of historical significance including Mandela House & the Apartheid Museum, the pre-eminent museum dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story.
- Morning: Explore Freedom Park (Honors the nation's heroes, tells the complex story of South Africa & its people, and celebrates the ideals of liberty, diversity, & human rights.)
- Afternoon: Transfer to Pilanesberg National Park followed by free time to explore
With plenty of fun activities for the outdoor enthusiast, Bakgatla Resort is an ideal base from which to explore the diverse wildlife and wonders of the spectacular Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Activities on offer include daily Big 5 game drives, self-guided walking trails, bird watching, and access to ever-popular sites like Mankwe Dam and Thabayadiotso, also known as Proud Mountain.
- Early Morning: Morning Game Drive
- Afternoon: Transfer to the airport for return flights to US.