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South Africa

South Africa's cultural richness, amazing wildlife and stunning scenery will capture your imagination.

Wild Africa Excursion

On our ISV Wild Africa Excursion you get the opportunity to visit the adrenalin capital of Africa, Livingstone in Zambia.  Spend 7-nights exploring this exciting area, home of one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls. 

The Wild Africa Excursion is offered for the following South Africa program departure dates.

  • 26 May 2017
  • 23 June 2017
  • 7 July 2017

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN JOHANNESBURG & ORIENTATION
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN JOHANNESBURG & ORIENTATION

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN JOHANNESBURG & ORIENTATION

The South African adventure tour ends and we will spend one night at our hostel in Johannesburg to receive our orientation meeting held by the ISV excursion leader, ready to start our excursion tomorrow.

DAY 2: LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA - THE ADVENTURE CAPITAL OF AFRICA

Fly from Johannesburg, South Africa and arrive in Livingstone, Zambia - the adventure capital of Africa and home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world - Victoria Falls! This afternoon get acquainted with your Jollyboys accommodations and surroundings as you prepare to begin what is sure to be one of the greatest weeks you've had!

DAY 3: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK – RIVER SAFARI

Cross the border from Zambia into Botswana and enjoy a spectacular river safari up the Chobe River. You will have the opportunity to spot hippo and crocodiles up close and watch elephants playing and bathing in the river. Finish the day with a sunset game drive to see what nocturnal animals can be found. Tonight you will dine under the stars and camp out in the park listening to the sounds of Africa.

DAY 4: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK – GAME DRIVES

Spot more animals from the land in 4x4 vehicles as you journey through Chobe National Park. Chobe is world famous for the highest concentration of elephants in Africa! In addition, if you are lucky, you might spot super rare sable antelope, watch as lions sleep in the afternoon sun or gaze across at silhouettes of giraffe as the sun sets over the majestic African bush.

DAY 5: LIVINGSTONE ZAMBIA – FREE DAY

Spend a free day making the most of the adrenaline capital of Africa! You can choose to fill your days with activities such as lion encounters, bungee jumping, micro-light flights, gorge swings, river boarding and much more (additional optional activities). Or you can enjoy a game of soccer with the local children and then relax by the pool - you’re only limited by your imagination!

DAY 6: LIVINGSTONE ZAMBIA – WHITE WATER RAFTING

Today you get to raft one of the top rafting rivers in the world, the mighty Zambezi River. Spend half the day navigating your way down some of the wildest rapids while taking in breathtaking views of the Zambezi River gorge!

DAY 7: VICTORIA FALLS PARK AND SUNSET CRUISE ON ZAMBEZI RIVER

Enjoy your final day in Livingstone with a visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls, one of the most spectacular sights in Africa. Once in the Mosi-ao-Tunya (Victoria Falls) Park you will have the opportunity to explore the many viewpoints with awesome photo opportunities! In the afternoon we say goodbye in style as we enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Try a variety of canapés and make the most of the last chance to spot wildlife from our vessel - the perfect way to end your epic adventure in Africa!

DAY 8: GOODBYE TO ZAMBIA

Today we will say goodbye to Zambia and fly back to Johannesburg to catch our connecting flights back home.

How do I sign up?

US/Canada/UK/EU Participants - check the "Wild Africa Excursion" box on your ISV Travel Options Form.  

Aus/NZ Participants - email the ISV office and request to be signed up for this option and make the appropriate deposit.  

Spaces for the Wild Africa Excursion are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pricing is based on a minimum of 10 participants which is the minimum number required to run the excursion. Should there be less than 10 participants, the ISV office will email the participants with options.  

You can only add the Wild Africa Excursion if you are participating on the Ultimate 4 Week Program in South Africa.  


WHAT DOES THE WILD AFRICA EXCURSION INCLUDE?

To view the Excursion cost and details on what is included and is not included, in the Excursion cost, please click here and then scroll down to "Options and Excursions."

DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT ISV RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE TOUR ITINERARY, ACCOMMODATIONS, MEALS, AND/OR ACTIVITIES WITHOUT NOTICE AS NEEDED. 

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