Will The Bachelor Find True Love in South Africa? ABC's Hit Romance Reality Series Finale Debuts in Cape Town

*Tune in for South Africa Finale on Monday, March 14*

Mar 08, 2011, 14:45 ET from South African Tourism

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Bachelor, Brad Womack, may yet find his true love in SOUTH AFRICA, the extraordinary, beguiling, life-changing destination where everything is possible.

The series finale will be set in and around Cape Town, the beautiful Mother City. Brad's last two Bachelorettes will be hosted by One&Only Cape Town, South Africa's premiere urban luxury resort, at its spectacular location in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with stunning views of Table Mountain.

The last date activities will reflect the amazing array of fun and fantastic experiences South Africa has to offer. An exhilarating, heart-stopping dive with the Great White sharks, a true test of commitment, will take place out at Dyer Island, home to a 30,000 strong Cape Fur Seal colony that is the Great White Shark's primary food source.

They will journey to the very tip of Africa for a scrumptious picnic at the beautiful Cape Point, where they will view the spot where the mighty Atlantic and Indian oceans meet at the Cape of Good Hope.

The final, eagerly awaited Rose Ceremony will take place at the magnificent Ernie Els Winery, an award-winning wine estate in the picturesque town of Stellenbosch, in the heart of South Africa's beautiful wine country.

The party's air travel was provided by South African Airways, which offers luxurious service with the finest South African wines, cuisine, entertainment and seat comfort; daily flights to South Africa from New York and Washington, DC offer travel convenience and award-winning service.

South African Tourism and South African Airways Vacations have created The Bachelor Ultimate South Africa Getaway, a wonderful 10 days/7 nights package inspired by Brad and the Bachelorettes' romantic South African adventure that allows fans to truly live the fantasy. The package includes:

  • Roundtrip international flights from New York's JFK Airport or Washington DC's Dulles Airport
  • Internal South Africa flights from Cape Town International to Kruger Airport, and from Kruger Airport to O.R. Tambo International in Johannesburg
  • 4 nights' accommodations at the ultra-chic One&Only Cape Town, with breakfast at the new Reuben's by celebrated South African Chef Reuben Riffel or on your balcony in the privacy of your room with panoramic views of Table Mountain
  • A Bento Box for two with a sake tasting OR a Romantic Picnic for two with a bottle of House wine
  • A couples massage in a couples' treatment room at the One&Only luxury spa
  • Full and half day Cape Town area tours to Cape Point and the Winelands
  • Full day Great White Shark cage diving trip in Gansbaai
  • 3 nights' accommodations at the Lion Sands River Lodge, including cocktails and a night in the Chalkley Tree House
  • 3 meals daily at Lions Sands, with two safari game drives daily with rangers and trackers
  • Elephant Whispers interaction and elephant ride

Package rates start at $6,875 per person, inclusive of airline taxes and fuel surcharges, and are valid through January 15th, 2012. Additional details and direct booking information are available at South African Airways Vacations® www.flysaavacations.com/south-africa-travel/south-africa-tours ; by calling 855-FLY-SAAV, or emailing bookings@flysaavacations.com. Additional romance themed packages are available on www.southafrica.net/deals.

Tune in for the dramatic series finale of The Bachelor on MONDAY, MARCH 14 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET), which airs on the ABC Television Network. For more information on The Bachelor visit http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelor. To learn more about South Africa please visit www.southafrica.net.

ABOUT SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM

South African Tourism is the national tourism agency responsible for the marketing of South Africa as a preferred tourist destination. It is headed by Chief Executive Officer Thandiwe January-Mclean and Chief Operating Officer Timothy Scholtz. For more information on South Africa, a world-class destination, the ideal place for both business and leisure, contact South African Tourism at 500 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2040, New York, N.Y., 10110; Tel: (212) 730-2929; Fax: (212) 764-1980; Email: info@us.southafrica.net or visit www.southafrica.net. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/visitsouthafrica . For information and brochures call 800-593-1318.

ABOUT SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS

South African Airways features daily nonstop service from the U.S. to South Africa with morning departures from New York JFK and afternoon direct service from Washington Dulles (with a stop in Dakar, Senegal). Travelers in Premium Business Class enjoy 180-degree fully flat-bed seats, and in Economy Class enjoy the most legroom versus competitors. SAA's unrivaled network, featuring seamless connections to nearly 20 destinations within South Africa, and more than 25 cities across the rest of the continent, makes the airline the savvy traveler's "gateway to Africa." South African Airways is a member of Star Alliance, and members of United's, Continental's, US Airways' and Air Canada's frequent traveler programs are able to earn and redeem miles on all SAA flights. For more information, please call (800) 722-9675 or visit www.flysaa.com.

ABOUT THE ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN

With its spectacular location in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and its stunning views of Table Mountain, the resort is a destination unto itself. Discerning travellers and Capetonians alike are extended a warm welcome to dine on the celebrated cuisines of Nobuyuki "Nobu" Matsuhisa and Reuben Riffel, revel in the high energy vibe of Vista Bar and sample rare and undiscovered vintages at the stunning Wine Loft. The sublime calm of the city's most expansive and sophisticated spa offers an indulgent escape, while NEO boutique debuts an enviable collection of designer fashions. The resort is designed to celebrate the city's wine, art, design and spirit, balancing contemporary glamour with an authentic South African style. Visit us at http://capetown.oneandonlyresorts.com

ABOUT THE BACHELOR

In the hit primetime reality series The Bachelor, one lucky man is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelor embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know a bevy of beautiful bachelorettes, gradually narrowing the field to the one woman to whom he may propose marriage in the dramatic season finale. Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelor is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.

Issued by the Portfolio Marketing Group on behalf of South African Tourism.

SOURCE South African Tourism



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