Impact MegaFam 2023: South Africa & Mozambique

10 nights fam trip + 3 nights workshop

Tswalu Kalahari | Tanda Tula |
Azura Benguerra Island | Ellerman House

Start & End Dates


Friday, 29 September 2023


Monday, 9 October 2023


Thursday, 12 October 2023


Impact MegaFam 2023: South Africa & Mozambique

Friday, 29 Sept:

Meet at Fireblade Hangar by 12:00 to connect with a charter flight to Tswalu (13:00 – 14:00). Explore the Kalahari and all the unique creatures that call it home.  Enjoy a dinner at the renowned Klein Jan restaurant. 

29 Sept – 1 Oct: Stay: Tswalu Motse

Sunday, 1 Oct:

Tswalu will fly you back to Johannesburg (10:20 – 11:50) to the Fireblade hangar, and then transfer you to the Federal Air Hangar in time for your flight to Rockfig (13:00 – 14:30). Once there, you will be met by the Tanda Tula team and transferred to the NEW Safari Camp.

1 – 4 Oct: Stay: Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Wednesday, 4 Oct:

Federal Air charter flight (09:00 – 10:35) to Nelspruit Airport in time for your onward flight to Vilanculos. Flight to be booked by agents:

4Z258 MQP – VNX (11:50 – 13:00) 

Upon arriving, enjoy a 10 min helicopter transfer to Benguerra Island – then kick off your shoes, grab your snorkel, and ease into the island life. If you are PADI certified, you can choose to join the dive team to explore the underwater reefs around the island (additional charge).

4 – 7 Oct: Stay: Azura Benguerra Island

Saturday, 7 Oct:

Heli flight back to Vilanculos (time TBA the day prior) in time to fly to Cape Town via Johannesburg. Flights to be booked by the agents:

4Z261 VNX – JNB (13:45 – 15:30)

4Z929 JNB – CPT (18:10 – 20:20)

Ellerman House will be waiting for you at the airport for your arrival into Cape Town. While in the Mother City, enjoy 2 days of touring with Escape + Explore.

7 – 9 Oct: Stay: Ellerman House

Monday, 9 Oct:

Enjoy a final activity with Escape + Explore on your way to Boschendal. The afternoon is then free for you to enjoy some personal downtime.

9 – 12 Oct: Stay: Boschendal Farm

→ IMPACT Workshop: 3 nights / 2 full days

Thursday, 12 Oct:

There are no workshop plans for this day, so you can enjoy breakfast at your leisure and carry on with your onward travel arrangements.  Check-out is at 10am. 

Explore the largest private game reserve in South Africa by vehicle, foot, or horse-back

Grab a cocktail at Azura's award-winning Peri Peri Beach Club

Be one of the first to stay in the brand new safari camp

Take some time to meander through their art gallery, celebrating 2 centuries-worth of South African history


Impact MegaFam 2023: South Africa & Mozambique

Packing List

To wear

For the safari portion, please pack only neutral colored clothes: khaki, brown, green, and grey.  Blue and black can attract tsetse flies, and bright colors, especially white, can stand out to animals.

  • Light-weight T-shirts, shorts, and long pants in neutral colors 
  • A warm jumper or fleece for the cool mornings and evenings
  • Comfortable, closed walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses, & swimming costumes
  • Rash vest for snorkelling (if desired)

Tech, Health & Other

  • Camera with spare batteries and memory cards
  • Binoculars
  • Chargers
  • SA adaptors
  • Torch / flashlight / head-lamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent 

Paperwork & Currency

  • Passport 
  • USD11 for processing fee on arrival in Vilanculos for those who don’t require a visa. Please bring exact cash as the airport won’t have change.
  • USD is accepted in Mozambique; ZAR for South Africa
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance are essential

Flights & Helicopter

  • Luggage allowance is 20kg per person (including hand luggage) in soft-sided bags on both the scheduled flights and helicopter transfer.