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7 Day Garden Route Explorer Comfort (North)

R11,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1060

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 720


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Tour Style Accommodated
Countries Visited South Africa
Starts Cape Town
Ends Port Elizabeth
Group Size Max 20
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older

The Garden Route Tour from Cape Town and travels via Stellenbosch Wine country, Oudtshoorn, Knysna and the Addo Elephant National Park.

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Cape Town
Ends in
Port Elizabeth

On this tour we explore the area thoroughly and enjoy the many nature reserves and activities encountered en-route. The tour is designed for active participants who wish to make the most of the time available. We depart from Cape Town and travel via Stellenbosch Wine country, Oudtshoorn, Knysna and visit Addo Elephant National Park. Your adventure trip ends in Port Elizabeth. There are low cost airlines flying out of Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban. Optional Activity Package

  • The Activity Package allows you to pre-purchase popular activities, reducing the amount of money you need to take on tour. It is not compulsory.

Included

  • Meals - 6 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 4 Dinner
  • Travel leader or local tour guides
  • Transportation
  • All accommodation
  • All sightseeing excursions as per itinerary

Excluded

  • International airfares
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • Optional activities and Activity Packages
  • Gratuities
  • Sleeping bag if needed, restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • All drinks
  • Alcohol
  • Soft Drinks
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Other items of a personal nature

SKU: ACS0479
 

Itinerary

Day 1

 Cultural Cape Town – Stellenbosch, South Africa

You start your tour with an enriching cultural experience in Cape Town. Making your way from Distric Six to Langa And Khayelitsha – Informal settlements in Cape Town. Guided by a local provider, the cultural tour is usually in small vehicles. After leaving Cape Town we travel a short distance towards Stellenbosch. In the afternoon we will have a wine tasting tour in Stellenbosch and afterwards we drive to our accommodation where your guide will brief you on what to expect during the next couple of days.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Le bac Estate
Facilities En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Cape Town to Paarl ±75 km
Activity Package: Cape Town Cultural Tour, Cheese and Wine Tasting
Included Highlight: Self-Guided Walk through Stellenbosch
Optional Activity: Lunch and Dinner Out

Day 2

Route 62 – Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Today we drive along the famous Route 62 towards Oudtshoorn and, time permitting, stop at Ronnie’s Sex Shop which is not a sex shop at all, but rather an interesting countryside pub. When we reach Oudtshoorn you get the opportunity to visit a popular Farm of Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Farm. We will spend the evening in this town tonight.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Kleinplaas Holiday Resort 
Facilities En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Paarl to Oudtshoorn ±376 km
Included Highlight: Ostrich Farm Visit

Day 3

Heart of Garden Route, South Africa

Rising early we travel to the Cango Caves and enjoy a guided tour of the caves. In the late afternoon we pass through the majestic Outeniqua Mountains to Knysna. Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins as we cross Mossel Bay. In the afternoon, you get the time to discover Knysna – one of South Africa’s most popular coastal towns.

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Dunes Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Oudtshoorn to Garden Route ±150 km
Activity Package: Cango Caves Basic Tour
Optional Activity: Dinner Out

Day 4 - 5

Storms River Village to Bloukrans and Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

The morning is spent relaxing on the beaches of Plettenberg Bay.  Today you have the chance to participate in the activities available and explore the surroundings here. To make sure your time is spent well, the truck will organise a schedule so that you are free to join or leave the places that may be of interest to you.

Our next destination is the Tsitsikamma National Park, which is an extensive nature reserve that extends towards the coastline and up to the mountains of Tsitsikamma. Here you can spot the most wonderful tropical birds and plant life. In the afternoon, you can explore the entire area from the forest up to the mountain and coastline. Here, you will have plenty of time to plan some wonderful walks and hikes in one of the most treasured South African parks. The first few hours will be spent participating in the famous Otter Trail Hike (included in your Activity Package). For the adrenaline seekers, the nearby Bloukrans Bridge offers the world’s highest bungee jump at 216m!

Accommodation: Two Per Room: Tsitsikamma Village Inn or Tsitsikamma Cottages
Facilities: En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Plettenberg Bay to Storms River Village ±70 km
Included Highlight: Plettenberg Bay Beaches, Natures Valley Nature Walk, Tsitsikamma National Park Entrance and hike with your guide
Optional Activity: Township Tour, Ocean Safaris, Sea Kayaking, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Bloukrans Bungee Jump, Treetop canopy tours

Day 6

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

We will continue our tour today, travelling along the coastline and up to the third largest National Park of South Africa, The Addo Elephant National Park. This Park is home to many of Africa’s big game. Enjoy a walk through the lodge with your guide in search of the various species on the ranch.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Permanent Tents: Kudu Ridge Lodge
Facilities: En-suites Per Tent Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Tsitsikamma to Addo ±210 km
Included Highlight: Walk with your guide through the ranch
Optional Activity: Afternoon drive in 4×4 vehicle through Kudu Ridge Ranch, zipline tour

 

Day 7

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Following a game drive in the early morning through Addo, we leave the Park and make our way to Port Elizabeth Airport where our adventure comes to an end.

Accommodation: Own arrangements/post-tour accommodation can be booked through us
Included Highlight: Morning game drive in Addo NP in the truck

 

Activities

The Activity Package (optional on this trip) includes the following:

  • Cape Town cultural township tour ZAR540
  • Cheese and wine tasting ZAR50
  • Cango Caves basic tour ZAR130


Other Activities

  • Stellenbosch Lunch and Dinner Out
  • Heart of Garden Route Dinner Out
  • Tsitsikamma Township Tour, Ocean Safaris, Sea Kayaking, Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Bloukrans Bungee day Jump, Treetop canopy tours
  • Addo Elephant National Park Addo Night Drive

 

Dates

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Price

R11,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1060

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 720


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R11,950

+ Single Supplement ZAR 1060

+ Activity Package (Optional) ZAR 720

Small Group Departures ZAR 15650

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