Day trip

From Johannesburg: Rhino & Lion Safari and Wonder Cave Tour

From Johannesburg: Rhino & Lion Safari and Wonder Cave Tour

From US$ 175.54 per person

Spend a day at the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. Explore South Africa's most beautiful caves and experience African wildlife up close.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
English
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 5 minutes before the scheduled pickup time. The vehicle you'll be travelling in will be clearly marked.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend a full day at the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
  • Explore the Wonder Cave, South Africa's third-largest cave chamber
  • Visit the Wildlife Centre and see the Predator Camp
  • Learn about the conservation work being done here
  • Enjoy lunch at one of 3 restaurants on the reserve
Full description
Get a taste of the African bush just a short drive from Johannesburg. Enjoy the convenience of a hotel pickup and head to the heart of the Cradle of Humankind where the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is located. Your first stop on arrival in the park is the Wonder Cave. This natural limestone cave is estimated to be around 2.2 billion years old and is the third-largest cave chamber in the country. Climb down 87 stairs to access the cave before taking an elevator another 18 meters below the ground. Spend some time exploring this fascinating natural site and learn about the stalactite and stalagmite formations, some of which are up to 15 meters high. Emerge from your caving experience and head to the reserve's Wildlife Center to begin your safari. Learn about the amazing conversation work that this park is doing. Meet the animals serving as ambassadors for their species, many of which were rescued and hand-reared and some of which are being rehabilitated. See four of Africa's Big Five as well as African wild dogs, cheetah, tigers, zebras, roan antelope, sable antelope, and more. Following your safari experience, choose one of the three restaurants located in the reserve for lunch. Dine at the Thatch Café for a family-friendly experience or enjoy your lunch on the deck of the Boma Restaurant to admire fantastic views of the park while you eat. For foodies, the Neck and Deck Restaurant offers a fantastic selection of Afro-Fusion dishes. After a laid-back lunch, make your way back to your tour bus and end your day with a return transfer to your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to the Bothongo Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
  • Tour guide
  • Wonder cave tour
  • Bottled Water
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Comfortable shoes
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