8-night Garden Route and Addo Elephant package.
Note: This package starts and ends in Cape Town.
This tour is a perfect way to see the highlights of the South African Coastline, between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. It includes nature, culture, and adventure, so there is something for everyone to enjoy. This tour is private and fully guided, meaning you have access to a private tour vehicle appropriate to your group size, as well as a professional tour guide who drives the vehicle. The tour starts & ends in Cape Town, and can depart any day of the week.
Cape Town, South Africa
Today is an introduction to “the Mother City”, Cape Town. Go for a tour in the city and surrounding area, including the city centre, Company’s Gardens, Cape Town Castle, the Bo Kaap, Signal Hill and the V&A Waterfront. A big part of this tour is walking around the city with your guide getting to know the city, its different cultures, history and geography. A highlight of the day is riding to the top of the famous Table Mountain in a cable car, for magnificent views over Table Bay, Robben Island, The Cape Peninsula and Lions Head.
Cape Winelands, South Africa
The Western Cape of South Africa is home to more than 500 wineries, and today we will visit a few of our favorites. The winelands offer more than just wine though – there is also beautiful scenery and interesting history to enjoy along the way.
We typically visit the following three wineries, but we like to consult with our clients on the day to tailor the stops to their tastes.
Cape Peninsula, South Africa
Join us on a spectacular journey to the Cape of Good Hope. We will start by driving to the beautiful Atlantic seaside suburbs of Clifton and Camps Bay to see the Twelve Apostles mountains. We will then take the coastal road to the Hout Bay harbour, for a visit to the resident Cape Fur Seals. After Hout Bay, onto a scenic drive up Chapman’s Peak, for one of the best views in the region. We will then travel into the Cape Point National Park to see the Cape of Good Hope, the furthest southwestern point in Africa. In the afternoon, we will stop to see the endangered African Penguin colony at Boulders Beach, before finishing up our day with a wine tasting in Constantia.
We depart from Cape Town in the morning for Hermanus. You can spend the day in the seaside resort town of Hermanus, famous for hundreds of Southern Right Whales during the whale season (July to November) and many shops, restaurants and markets. In the afternoon we will drive on to Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of Africa, where we visit a viewpoint known as the “real” place where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet.
Welcome to the tranquil but exciting lifestyle which is Mermaid Guest House.
Central to all the amenities of Struisbaai and only 400 meters from the main swimming beach. The guest house is easily accessible and offers not only wonderful ambiance and comfort, but a feeling of having a home away from home.
Visit the Southernmost tip of Africa where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, the Cape Agulhas Nature Reserve, Lighthouse and Suiderstrand, Elim Missionary Station, Arniston Cave and the Shipwreck Museum in Bredasdorp.
Go hiking, or rent a bicycle to discover the hidden gems of nature or our pristine white sandy beaches or our local harbour.
Learn to surf/kitesurf, book a charter to watch the whales at play or do some wine tasting at any of the local wine farms.
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
We travel to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, known as the Ostrich Capital of the World, via the spectacular Route 62, which is South Africa’s longest wine route. We will have a lovely lunch and wine tasting at a local winery, before experiencing the subterranean beauty of the Cango Caves on a guided adventure tour.
We over night at the finest small hotel in Oudtshoorn, located only 1 km from the city center.
Sedgefield, South Africa
After breakfast we head over the marvellous Outeniqua Mountain pass where we will explore Wilderness National Park with some canoes. Enjoy a paddle up the Touw River through indigenous forest, enjoying the abundance of birdlife. After about 40 minutes, the canoes will be left for a 2km hike along a boardwalk, which will take us to a lovely waterfall and rock pools. After the canoeing, we will head to the famous town of Knysna via the lavish Lake District of the Garden Route. This up-market little town is filled with curios, restaurants and a waterfront, where you will be able to relax and do some shopping. After Knysna we will head to the Knysna Heads viewpoint for some magnificent views over Knysna River estuary and the Indian Ocean. Late afternoon you can spend exploring Sedgefield with its expansive views and beaches.
Dover on Sea Beachfront Bed & Breakfast is a guesthouse situated in the beautiful South African town of Sedgefield, midway between Knysna and Wilderness, a mere 40 minute drive from George Airport. Dover on Sea is a Bed & Breakfast facility whose unique architecture, luxury and comfort, combined with our sea views and hospitality will help make your experience of Sedgefield a memorable one from the first moment.
Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
After breakfast, off to Tsitsikamma National Park. En route we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). There is plenty of time for the adventure seekers among you to test their courage. The late morning will be spent in Tsitsikamma National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The park has a wide choice of activities for all, including hiking, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming. Early afternoon we will leave the Garden Route for Big 5 country, Addo.
Located in the beautiful citrus and rose growing area of the Sundays River Valley, 20 minutes from the Addo Elephant Park, Dave and Judy Smith welcome you to their farm, Avoca. Accommodation is in riverside chalets, mud huts, bush camp cottages and the well known Tree Tops Cottage. This is a place where family can relax and children are expected to play and have fun. We also have conference & wedding facilities. Breakfast & supper can be arranged in advance. We look forward to welcoming you.
Mossel Bay, South Africa
We will spend the morning exploring Addo Elephant National Park. We will spend up to 2-3 hours exploring the 28,000 hectare National reserve with approximately 600 elephant and some Cape buffalo, lion, black rhino, warthog, zebra, eland, kudu, hartebeest and many more animals. After an exciting morning of game viewing we will drive back to the heart of the Garden Route where we will overnight in Wilderness or Mossel Bay.
Wrapped in the picturesque beauty of the world renown Garden Route, the Southern Cape of South Africa. 94 On Rodger is an elegantly styled modern luxury guest house with spectacular panoramic views of Mossel Bay, the endless stretch of the Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains. 94 On Rodger is your "home away from home", offering luxury and comfort, with spacious rooms and communal areas which include a kitchen, lounge, dining room and licensed bar. 94 On Rodger is ideally located to give you easy access to explore nearby shops, attractions and activities - or simply relax next to our infinity pool while having a BBQ/braai.
Cape Town, South Africa
After breakfast, we will stop in Mossel Bay to spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000 foot tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune in South Africa. We will arrive back to Cape Town/Stellenbosch in the early evening.
Garden Route & Addo
From:ZAR11200 per person sharing
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Cape to Port Elizabeth
From:ZAR9800 per person sharing
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