4-night Garden Route and Addo Elephant package ending in Port Elizabeth.
Note: This package starts and ends in Cape Town.
Join us for the road trip of a lifetime! Our 6-day group Adventure Tour is a safe and affordable way to explore the Western Cape, Little Karoo, Whale Route, Addo Elephant National Park, and Route 62. The tour has a good mix of nature, culture and adventure, so you can experience the best the Garden Route has to offer. This tour starts & ends in Cape Town/Stellenbosch, and departs every Monday.
Cape Agulhas Struisbaai, South Africa
We depart from Cape Town/Stellenbosch early on Monday morning for Hermanus. We follow the scenic coastal road, stopping at Betties Bay to view a colony of endangered African penguins. You can spend the afternoon 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.
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 drop you off in Port Elizabeth at approximately 1-2pm.**