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Extension: The Best of Cape Town

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Program #13597RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Nov 11, 2013
Program begins with the 5:45pm flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town (at the end of main program #13938).
You will be staying at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, Waterfront that night.
Location: Cape Town
Nearest highway: N2
Nearest airport: Cape Town International Airport
Transportation to site: Since all participants on the extension program arrive in Cape Town on the same flight from Johannesburg (flight is included for everyone in the extension program cost), a hired coach transfer to the hotel is provided for everyone in the group. Once you clear baggage claim in Cape Town, exit to the arrivals hall and look for the transfer driver holding a sign that says ROAD SCHOLAR. Please be sure to wear your Road Scholar nametag so that the driver and/or Group Leader can spot you more easily. If you have not located him or her within 15-20 minutes, please call +27 (0)82-880-2766 for Mervyn Sparks of Visit SA. The information booth staff can point you to a phone you can use.

End of Program
Nov 14, 2013
Program ends at 4:00pm when the flight from Cape Town arrives at Johannesburg airport.
You will be staying at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge, Waterfront the night before.
Location: At Home
Transportation to site: Group transfer from the hotel to the Cape Town airport included for everyone departing on the reserved group flight. The flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg is also included in the extension price. Upon arrival in Johannesburg you connect to international departures; no further ground transfers are needed unless ongoing travel is planned. If you would like to extend your stay in Cape Town or elsewhere, Explore can help with travel arrangements if needed.
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge boasts an enviable location in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, an exciting haven for harbor vessels, fishing boats, lounging seals, and travelers looking to see Nobel Square (statues of South Africa's four Nobel Prize winners) or to shop and dine with Cape Town's best. The lodge offers comfortable and stylish accommodation in the “Mother City." Within the hotel, enjoy stunning views of the harbor as well as Table Mountain. This modern, recently refurbished hotel provides a full range of services including multiple eateries, free wireless hotspots throughout the hotel and knowledgeable staff.

Contact info:
Portswood Road
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, 8001 South Africa
phone: +27 -(0)21-406-1911
web: www.proteahotels.com/protea-hotel-breakwater-lodge-waterfront.html

Room amenities: All rooms offer full, en-suite bathroom facilities, air-conditioning, satellite television, radio, direct-dial telephone, coffee/tea making facilities and Wi-Fi internet connectivity.

Facility amenities: Facility amenities include two on-site restaurants, a coffee/cocktail bar, room service, laundry facilities, fitness center, and business center with computer access. The hotel is within close proximity to several sporting facilities, too, including tennis, squash and golf. Wireless is available at this hotel, including the rooms. The first thirty minutes is free; after that thirty minutes guests must pay for the internet. To connect to wi-fi stop by reception for a voucher and use this voucher to connect on your personal device (alternatively, guest can connect on a hotel computer). For wireless and other miscellaneous charges, the lodge accepts South African Rand and Visa.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge boasts an enviable location in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, an exciting haven for harbor vessels, fishing boats, lounging seals, and travelers looking to see Nobel Square (statues of South Africa's four Nobel Prize winners) or to shop and dine with Cape Town's best. The lodge offers comfortable and stylish accommodation in the “Mother City." Within the hotel, enjoy stunning views of the harbor as well as Table Mountain. This modern, recently refurbished hotel provides a full range of services including multiple eateries, free wireless hotspots throughout the hotel and knowledgeable staff.

Contact info:
Portswood Road
V&A Waterfront
Cape Town, 8001 South Africa
phone: +27 -(0)21-406-1911
web: www.proteahotels.com/protea-hotel-breakwater-lodge-waterfront.html

Room amenities: All rooms offer full, en-suite bathroom facilities, air-conditioning, satellite television, radio, direct-dial telephone, coffee/tea making facilities and Wi-Fi internet connectivity.

Facility amenities: Facility amenities include two on-site restaurants, a coffee/cocktail bar, room service, laundry facilities, fitness center, and business center with computer access. The hotel is within close proximity to several sporting facilities, too, including tennis, squash and golf. Wireless is available at this hotel, including the rooms. The first thirty minutes is free; after that thirty minutes guests must pay for the internet. To connect to wi-fi stop by reception for a voucher and use this voucher to connect on your personal device (alternatively, guest can connect on a hotel computer). For wireless and other miscellaneous charges, the lodge accepts South African Rand and Visa.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
3 nights of accommodations
7 meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Flights during the program

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