Flight Information

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE YOUR FLIGHTS UNTIL YOUR PROGRAM HAS REACHED A MINIMUM OF 5 PARTICIPANTS. ONCE YOUR TRIP REACHES ITS MINIMUM, PLEASE INPUT YOUR ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE FLIGHTS INTO THIS FORM.

We have very specific arrival and departure times for your program. Please carefully read below and call us with any questions. 

Fly into and out of Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Int’l Airport (airport code: JNB):
  • You can arrive anytime on the first day of the trip anytime before 11 AM
  • You can depart on the last day of the trip anytime after 7 PM (NOTE: If you are doing the Cape Town Extension, please consult you Travel Coordinator for exact departure times)
  • We will be taking a domestic flight back to Johannesburg Int’l Airport on the last day of the trip
  • If you aren’t sure your flights meet the criteria above, please contact Discover Corps
*Note: Many travelers arrive the day prior to the start date in Johannesburg (to acclimatize, etc.). If you choose to arrive early, we can organize a meeting time/point on the first day of the trip in the Johannesburg Airport.

*There is an internal domestic flight in South Africa between Nelspruit (NLP) - Johannesburg (JNB). This is booked by Discover Corps (please send a copy of your passport to Discover Corps ASAP to facilitate this process). Please be aware that there is typically a 1 bag / 20kg (44 lb) weight limit. Any extra luggage may incur fees. Please pack lightly if you can.


For those doing the Cape Town Extension:
  • Fly into Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Int'l Airport on the first day of the South Africa: Wildlife Conservation Expedition trip before 11am
  • Fly out of Cape Town International Airport (CPT) anytime on the last day of the extension (note that the trip ends after breakfast on the last day of the extension)
  • Discover Corps will book your domestic flight from Johannesburg (JNB) to Cape Town (CPT) which will depart for Cape Town after 4:30pm or 7pm depending on the return flight from Nelspruit.
  • For the domestic flight on the extension, checked baggage is limited to 20 kg per person, and no single item may weigh more than 32 kg. Infants have a 10 kg baggage allowance but have no seat allocation. Pets and bicycles are NOT included in the checked baggage allowance of 20 kg per paying Guest. Excess baggage charges will be raised irrespective of the weight of any other checked baggage. Carry-on baggage may not exceed 7 kg and 115 cm (56 cm + 36 cm + 23 cm) in size.
 

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