Your journey awaits

6 days / 7 nights

Here you will discover magic in its wide horizons, game-rich reserves, unique marine life and quaint towns steeped in history.


  • Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism Pass: access to over 70 experiences in Gqeberha
  • Route 67 walking art tour in memory of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of service
  • Safari game drives accompanied by specialised rangers
  • isiXhosa cultural experience
  • Horseriding across pristine beaches and fynbos landscapes
  • Discover Frontier History
  • Visit the Born Free Foundation

1 nights in Gqeberha

City Boutique

Your meander begins in Gqeberha, the Bottlenose Dolphin capital of the World. Here you will find a bustling seaside city rich in history and culture. The area is also one of the only in the world which offers both land and sea safaris, offering guests the chance to see the Big 7.

Mantis No5 Boutique Art Hotel is an immaculately restored Art Deco building. Nestled in the affluent Summerstrand suburb and an easy stroll to the ocean which is less than 100 metres away. Filled with creative treasures—a privately-owned art collection and world-class facilities, No5 is a celebration of beautiful things, excellent spaces, and memorable hospitality.

3 nights in Sidbury

Safari delight

The Eastern Cape is home to some of the best malaria-free safaris in the world. Experience Africa’s Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – and enjoy intimate encounters in a rare biome unique to this part of the world.

Mantis Founder’s Lodge is the perfect escape into the wilderness, offering the perfect balance between barefoot luxury and safari adventures; individual privacy and homely comfort. Enjoy tranquillity away from the bustling city and be reminded of the pristine beauty of the natural world in the birthplace of Mantis. Situated adjacent to Shamwari Game Reserve, guests have the opportunity to experience game drives in the heart of Eastern Cape conservation.

2 nights near Port Alfred

Beach & Bush

The perfect end to your Meander.

Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve is one of the few places in Africa where you can combine beach, bush and wildlife in one experience. The boutique hotel is set in a wildlife reserve, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and is home to more than 220 bird and 30 animal species and has 7km of pristine private beach to explore.

This ultimate African luxury experience is made complete by a spa, gym, games room, and South African inspired fine dining.


No5 Boutique Art Hotel:

 Accommodation
 Breakfast

Founder’s Lodge & Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve:

 Accommodation
 All meals
 Selected beverages
 Game activities

 Premium beverages
 Flights & visa costs
 Transfers
 Spa
 Curios store purchases
 All personal extras

 Bookable direct
 +27 41 404 9300

Package Price
 From R7,030.00 per person sharing per night
 SADC Rates available – t&c’s apply – contact to enquire

Booking information
 Offer valid until 15 December 2021
 Bookable through Mantis central reservations only
 Commissionable

Cancellation policy
 Written cancellation confirmation required in return acknowledging confirmation thereof.
 50% of total stay if cancelled – less than 45 days prior to arrival.
 100% of total stay if cancelled – less than 30 days prior to arrival.

Payment Policy
 100% payment required 45 Days prior to arrival

 Daily flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Gqeberha
 Dawid Stuurman International Airport to No5 by Mantis (6km)
 No5 Boutique Art Hotel to Founder’s Lodge (90km)
 Founder’s Lodge to Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve (125km)
 Transfers and activities can be arranged
 Travel Insurance essential