Lion World Travel's "Platinum South Africa" Vacation Package Offers Incredible Value and Amazing Extras

Delray Beach, Florida, UNITED STATES

DELRAY BEACH, FL, May 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lion World Travel is offering a 5-star luxury experience on "Platinum South Africa" starting from USD $4,998 per person sharing. This 10-night itinerary includes all taxes and fuel surcharges, and incredible savings of more than USD $4,460 per person on packaging components separately, according to Travelzoo.

The journey begins in Cape Town, named one of the New York Times' "52 Places to Go in 2014." Spend five nights in Cape Town exploring its scenic beauty and cultural attractions. Guests then spend three nights at a 5-star private game lodge, experiencing twice daily game drives where Africa's majestic wildlife roam free, making this a truly incomparable "Platinum" South Africa trip.

For five nights, relax in superb luxury at the Travel + Leisure "World's Best" award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, where thoughtful touches and generous hospitality enhance this unique location. Spend three nights on safari in exceptional 5-star accommodations at Lion Sands Kruger National Park Tinga or Narina Lodge, another of Travel + Leisure's "World's Best," including six game drives. Since this is a "Big Five" reserve, seeing lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo is likely.

Extras include:

  • Indulgent High Tea by the Sea at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • Exciting scenic helicopter flight along the Atlantic seaboard
  • Gourmet three-course dinner at award-winning Azure Restaurant in Cape Town
  • Relaxing 30-minute massage at Lion Sands Kruger National Park Lodge
  • Inspirational visit to Henna Pre-School in the Sabi Sands area - The objective of Henna Pre-School is to provide schooling and education for children under the age of five and to provide disadvantaged children who live within the Huntington Community with two meals a day while at school.

"Platinum South Africa" is on special with prices starting from USD $4,998 per person, including roundtrip airfare from 26 major US cities and connecting on South African Airways from New York or Washington, D.C. This price also includes all taxes and fuel surcharges, domestic airfare, and transfers.

"Platinum South Africa" is valid for travel on selected dates in September, October, November and December 2015 and January, February and March 2016.

For details and reservations, please contact Lion World Travel at 1-800-387-2706 to speak to one of their Africa specialists, or visit

About Lion World Travel
Lion World Travel is the leading tour operator from North America specializing in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of the renowned Travel Corporation, which also includes: Trafalgar Tours, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Insight Vacations, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. In its 51st year, clients continue to benefit from Lion World Travels' destination knowledge, expertise, and emphasis on customer service. With their safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Travel can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests as well as their budget. Extraordinary service, affordable luxury and value for money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Travel.

Winner of the South African Tourism Ubuntu Awards "Top Producing Tour Operator for North America" for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Winner of "Certificate of Excellence for TripAdvisor" for 2014

Winner of the South African Airways "Award of Excellence in Travel and Tourism for North America" for 2012

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TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World Legacy Awards," helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.

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