Garden Route Adventure

From: $2,500.00

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South Africa’s blend of ocean and mountains offers an array of beauty with a variety of historic sites, big game reserves, farmsteads and Winelands, all combined with cosmopolitan city life.

This Private 6-day Garden Route tour is one of the most magnificent journeys in South Africa as it encompasses all the beauty where you will see the finest wildlife, offering a vast herd of rhinos, elephants and antelope to the largest sea mammals in the world and other vast animals. Not only a wonderful wilderness but you will see winelands and other ecological divers’ vegetation and marine reserves along with a spectacular coastline which is home to the endangered Southern Right Whale, delicate coral reefs and a host of marine birds.

Package Details

  • 6 Day Tour
  • Group Size 4 – 12
  • Starting from R 33,150 / person
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions
  • All accommodations
  • Staying
  • Foods
  • Summer season

Highlights

  • Travel from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn to experience the Congo Caves described as one of the great natural wonders of the world are the biggest show cave system in Africa along with much more.
  • Spend the day seeing the famous Meerkat followed by a private game drive and ending the day with a wine tasting.
  • Journey to Knysna to the Elephant National Park, Monkeyland and Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve where you experience the outdoors, stunning marine, indigenous forest, and dramatic coastline.

Accommodations on this trip

Tour Day #1 – OUDTSHOORN
Suggested : Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve

Tour Day #2 – OUDTSHOORN
Suggested : DeZee Koe Guest Farm – Meerkat Tours
Optional :

Tour Day #3 – PLETTENBERG/KNYSNA
Suggested : Lairds Lodge Country Estate
Optional : Turbine Hotel

EXTRAS
To help you prepare for your travel, below is a list of extras included. Please advise our travel specialist of any special dietary needs.

  • Experienced tour guide with you for the entire journey
  • All land transportation provided
  • All breakfast included
  • All excursions as detailed entry fee included
  • Wine Tasting

Day 1
Garden Route Adventure – Cape Town to Oudtshoorn – Cango Caves & Ostrich Farm

Our representative will meet you at the hotel for you to begin your travel to Oudtshoorn where you will check in at Wildenhondekloof Private Game Reserve. While there in the Little Karoo which is known as the ostrich capital of the world is South Africa’s longest wine route and an iconic feature on the country’s tourist map. Enjoy a delicious lunch before joining a guided adventure tour of the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn.

Overnight in Oudtshoorn at De Zee Koe Guest Farm

Day 2
Oudtshoorn – Meerkat Tour, Game Drive & Wine / Gin Tasting

Early morning trip to see the Meerkat and then come back to enjoy a breakfast. After breakfast head out for an enjoyable 3 to 4-hour game drive to see a variety of buck species such as zebra, eland, kudu while exploring the diverse birdlife & other small animals on the reserve. End the day with wine tasting at a premier wine farm or gin tasting.

Overnight in Oudtshoorn at Wildenhondekloof Private Game Reserve – Dinner Included

Day 3
Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg/Knysna – Elephant National Park & Monkeyland

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing to Plettenberg/Knysna to enjoy a visit to the elephant national park to visit elephant orphanage for a guided tour. Later travel to Monkeyland sanctuary to the pristine natural high canopy forest to see free roaming multi-specie primate.

Overnight in Plettenberg/Knysna at Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Day 4
Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve

After breakfast, our representative will meet you at the hotel for you to begin your journey to Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve a multi-dimensional destination with dramatic coastal scenery, reefs, rivers, lush forest and delicate Fynbos. A hiking and water sports paradise, this region forms the top section of the magnificent Garden Route National Park. You will see booming breakers of the Indian Ocean relentlessly pound rocky shores, temperate high forest and Fynbos (indigenous plants) rolling down to the sea in an unspool verdant carpet. Age old rivers carve their way to the sea and wonderful marine creatures swimming along the shore.

Overnight in Plettenberg/Knysna at Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Day 5
Plettenberg Game Reserve

After breakfast, our representative will meet you at the hotel for you to begin your journey to Plettenberg Game Reserve where you will find all five of the big 5 wildlife in their natural habitat. Also, you will encounter many species of antelope, giraffe, zebra, hippo and crocodiles. Plett Game Reserve is one of a very small number of safari camps on the Southern Cape coastline that is over 2,200 hectare in the foothills of the Tsitsikamma Mountains.

Overnight in Plettenberg/Knysna at Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Day 6
Day of departure

After breakfast and a morning of leisure, our representative will meet you at the hotel for a transfer back home. Breakfast included.

PRICE $ 2,370 PP or R 33,150 PP

Although we do our very best to adhere to the schedule listed above, this itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control.