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7 Day Garden Route Explorer (South)

R7,650

+ Single Supplement (Optional) ZAR 410

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 720


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

7 Day Garden Route Explorer (South) from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Perfect if you only have a week.

 

 

Tour Overview

Departing from Port Elizabeth
Ends in
Cape Town

On this tour we explore the area thoroughly and to 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 Port Elizabeth and travel through Stellenbosch Wine country, Oudtshoorn, Knysna and visit the Addo Elephant National Park. Your adventure trip ends in Cape Town. There are low cost airlines flying to Port Elizabeth from Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban. Optional Activity Package

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

Included

  • Meals - 6 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 4 Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Registered guides
  • Transport

Excluded

  • All items of a personal nature
  • Alcohol
  • Soft Drinks
  • Bottled Water
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs
  • Tips
  • Activity Package and Optional activities

SKU: CAS0461
 

Itinerary

Day 1

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa

Your tour begins travelling to the Greater Addo Region. This park is just as much a marine park as it is a land park, giving you the opportunity to spot the ‘Big Seven’ (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, southern right whale and great white shark). Accommodation is on a private game lodge just outside of the park.

Accommodation: Camp: Kudu Ridge Lodge
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Port Elizabeth to Addo ±20 km
Included Highlight: Morning game drive in Addo NP in the truck, Walk with your guide through the ranch
Optional Activity: Addo Elephant National Park Game Drive

Day 2 - 3

Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

After a final early morning game drive, we leave this incredible Park behind and have a brief stop at the surfing city, Jeffreys Bay – Famous for its waves and quaint surfing museum. In the afternoon we reach Tsitsikamma. The name means ‘place of abundant water’ and it is comprised of extensive forests, stretching towards the coastline and up to the mountains of Tsitsikamma. Here, you can spot the most wonderful tropical birds and plant life. The first few hours will be spent participating in the famous Otter Trail Hike (included in your Activity Package). The next day is free to explore the Storm River village and for the adrenaline seekers, the nearby Bloukrans Bridge offers the world’s highest bungee jump at 216m!

Accommodation: Camp: Tube n Axe 
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Addo National Park to Tsitsikamma ±210 km
Included Highlight: Morning game drive in Addo in Nomad truck, stop in the surfing town of Jeffreys Bay, Tsitsikamma National Park entrance
Optional Activity: Treetop Canopy Tours

Day 4

Heart of the Garden Route, South Africa

We will travel to Plettenberg Bay today, where you have time to relax or explore Knysna – one of South Africa’s most popular coastal towns. The afternoon can be spent enjoying the optional activities on offer. The afternoon is spent on the stunning beaches of Keurbooms Lagoon.

Accommodation: Camp: Dunes Lodge or  Fairy Knowe Hotel
Facilities:En-suites Per Room Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Tsitsikamma to Plettenberg Bay ±70 km
Included Highlight: Morning Visit to Natures Valley and Afternoon at Leisure on Keurbooms Beach
Optional Activity: Bungee Jumping, Birds of Eden, Monkey Town, Dinner out

Day 5

Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Today we travel through the wonderful Outeniqua Mountains near Oudtshoorn, where we visit the world-famous Cango Caves. The caves are comprised of outstanding halls and grand limestone constructions. A local guide will tell you everything you’d like to know about this 4 kilometre extensive cave system.

Accommodation: Camp: Kleinplaas Resort
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Route: Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn ±150 km
Activity Package: Cango Caves Basic Tour
Optional Activities: Ocean Safari, Township Tour, Sea Kayaking and Whale Watching (in Season)

Day 6

Oudtshoorn – Paarl, South Africa

Today we will travel along the scenic Route 62 towards Somerset West, and take a possible stop at Ronnie’s Sex Shop (which is not a sex shop at all, but rather a fascinating countryside pub). Stellenbosch forms the centre of the Western Cape’s wine area and second oldest European settlement in the Western Province. As this is the last night on tour, we will visit a local restaurant tonight for a traditional dinner.

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: Oudtshoorn to Paarl  ±380 km
Included Highlight: Ostrich Farm Tour, Stop at Ronnie’s sex shop
Optional Activity: Dinner Out

Day 7

Paarl – Cape Town, South Africa

We start day with the cultural tour of Cape Town from District Six, to the informal settlements of Langa. Most commonly known as the areas of poverty, these areas are also quite vibrant and creative. Enjoy some of the capes finest wines and spend time exploring Stellenbosch. When we arrive in Cape Town this tour will come to an end.

Accommodation Own Arrangements / Post tour accommodation can be booked through us.
Route: Paarl to Cape Town ±75 km
Activity Package:Cape Town Cultural Tour, Cheese and Wine Tasting
Included Highlight: Self-Guided Walk through Stellenbosch
Optional Activity: Lunch

 

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

  • Greater Addo Elephant National Park Sundowner Drive
  • Tsitsikamma National Park Treetop Canopy Tours
  • Heart of the Garden Route Bungee Jumping, Birds of Eden, Monkey Town, Dinner out
  • Oudtshoorn Ocean Safari, Township Tour, Sea Kayaking and Whale Watching (in Season)
  • Somerset West Dinner Out
  • Cape Town Lunch

 

Dates

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Price

R7,650

+ Single Supplement (Optional) ZAR 410

+ Optional Activity Package ZAR 720


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R7,650

+ Single Supplement (Optional) ZAR 410

+ Activity Package (Optional) ZAR 720

Small Group Departures ZAR 9850

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