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$561.18 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Day Garden Route and Addo Adventure from Cape Town

The 6-Day Garden Route and Addo South African Adventure from Cape Town is a fast-paced, adventure-packed tour showcasing the best of what the African continent has to offer.Day 1: Start your trip by visiting a colony of endangered African Penguins in Betties Bay and enjoy lunch in Hermanus, a location where many Southern Right Whales are spotted. Spend the night in Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of the African continent, and savor a traditional South African stew for supper.Day 2: Continue your journey by crossing the mountains towards the Little Karoo and sample local wine before heading on to explore the Cango Caves. Spend the night in Oudtshoorn and sample ostrich kebabs for supper.Day 3: Explore the Wilderness National Park on the Touw River in a canoe. Visit the famous seaside town of Knysna and spend the night in Myoli Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Day 4: Travel to the beautifully located Tsitsikamma National Park and enjoy some leisure time. Explore the Eastern Cape and spend the night in a working citrus farm. Day 5: Continue your journey the next day by spending the morning on a game drive in the Addo Elephant National Park and spend the night in the beautiful seaside town of Wilderness or Mossel Bay.Day 6: On the last day of your tour, continue on to the Garden Route town of Mossel Bay to witness all the beauty the region has to offer. Conclude your journey back in Cape Town.

$532.03 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Garden Route, Addo 5-Day Tour from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

The 5-Day Garden Route and Addo South African Adventure is a fast-paced, adventure-packed tour showcasing the best of what the African continent has to offer.Day 1: Visit a colony of endangered African Penguins in Betties Bay, followed by lunch in Hermanus. Hermanus is known for being a location where you can see Southern Right Whales who are usually spotted from July to November. Continue your journey on to Cape Agulhas, the furthest Southern point of the African continent. Spend the night in Cape Agulhas and enjoy a traditional potjie (South African stew) for supper. Day 2: Cross the mountains towards the Little Karoo, a semi-desert area with a very different landscape from the coastline. Sample local wine in the area and continue on to explore the Cango Caves. Spend the night in Oudtshoorn, known as the Ostrich Capital of the World, and sample ostrich kebabs for supper. Day 3: Venture back to the coastline and experience a canoe ride through the Wilderness National Park on the Touw River. Explore the park and it's native forest, waterfall and rock pools. In the afternoon, visit the famous seaside town of Knysna, enjoy lunch or shopping at the Knysna Waterfront. Enjoy a typical African barbeque for dinner and spend the night in Myoli Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.Day 4: Travel to the Tsitsikamma National Park, known for its beautiful coastline by the Indian Ocean and native forest. Feel free to take some leisure time for hiking, crossing a suspension bridge, swimming or simply enjoying a drink overlooking the ocean. In the afternoon, explore the Eastern Cape, and spend the night in a working citrus farm in the Addo area. Day 5: Spend the morning on a game drive in the Addo Elephant National Park, home to amazing wildlife such as lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and more than 600 elephants. After an exciting morning of game viewing, clients will be dropped off at the location of their choice in Port Elizabeth, where the tour ends between approximately 1pm and 2pm on Friday

$240.51 Multi-day & Extended Tours

South Africa Western Cape and Winelands 3-Day Small-Group Tour

Day tripping simply just doesn’t do South Africa’s Western Cape justice and, like all good tasting plates, this tour delivers the very best of the region – from Cape Point, Winelands, Whale Coast and to the Tip of Africa; Cape Agulhas. You'll taste local MCC and pair wines with biltong and chocolate in the Stellenbosch and Franschhoek regions, enjoy an optional kayak among marine life, spot majestic Southern Right Whales (seasonal), watch the sun sink and pastel colours flood the sky at the most Southern Tip of Africa and meet penguins at Betty’s Bay.The history, hospitality and the sheer diversity of flora, fauna and cultures in the Western Cape, together with a landscape that dramatically transforms with every curve of the road will naturally wow… Think serene hikes along rugged cliff paths of Hermanus, wine tasting in the heart of the Cape Winelands, local delights on a foodie history walk in Stellenbosch, winding coastal drives, kayaking, sightseeing and so much more. You’ll be amazed at what you’ll find just beyond Cape Town.Please see the Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.

$524.74 Luxury & Special Occasions

Cape Town 3-Day Small-Group Western Cape Luxury Tour

Day 1: Cape Point - Stellenbosch Get picked up in the morning by luxury minivan and travel to your first stop at Hout Bay. Wander around the city's charming market, or opt for an optional Duiker Island cruise (own expense) to see the Cape fur seals. Continue to the Cape of Good Hope and stop at Cape Point nature reserve. Observe wildlife in the local "fynbos" landscape, and walk to the lighthouse where the waves of the Atlantic Ocean crash against Africa’s southwestern tip. Head inland to walk the historic streets of Stellenbosch enjoying local treats. Overnight in Stellenbosch 4-star Roosenwijn or similar Day 2: Franschhoek - Cape Agulhas (B)Visit the township of Kayamandi to experience a taste of Xhosa culture by visiting a local's home, be treated to ginger beer and Xhosa treats such as amagwinya and chakalaka. Then visit popular wine estates near Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Sample some of the country’s most acclaimed wines, pairing them with locally-produced chocolate or 'biltong'. In Franschhoek, you’ll have free time to spend at your leisure, a perfect place for lunch in what many consider to be South Africa’s gourmet capital. Travel to Cape Agulhas to a stone marker indicating the most southern tip of Africa where the continent meets with the mighty Atlantic and Indian Oceans. A graveyard of ancient shipwrecks along this legendary 'Cape of Storms' reminds of many tragic and mysterious tales of failed expeditions. Overnight in Cape Agulhas at 4-star Agulhas Country Lodge or similar Day 3: Hermanus - Cape Town (B)  Wake up to the sound of the ocean in Cape Agulhas. You’ll then start the short journey to the coastal haven of Hermanus where winding ocean cliff paths await and are sure to enthral. Nature lovers will be thrilled by the rich birdlife and the chance to see local marine life frolicking about. Hermanus is also one of the best land-based whale watching locations the world, so you can look forward to trying to spot a few southern right whales during whale season from Jun to Nov. You could hop on an optional whale cruise in search of some cavorting whales (during whale season), or choose to stretch those sea legs with an optional guided sea kayaking experience. Test your grit as you glide across the open ocean and spot various wildlife. For a tamer pace, have a whale of a time in the seaside town of Hermanus, littered with curio shops, fine restaurants and an unmistakable old world charm.The thriving African penguin colony at Betty’s Bay adds the final nature wow. Being one of the only remaining breeding grounds of the African penguin, these clumsy creatures are sure to pull on your heartstrings. Flap a wave goodbye as you head on along one of South Africa’s most scenic coastal routes - Clarence Drive - to reach Cape Town by late afternoon.

$182.20 Food, Wine & Nightlife

2-Day Whale Watching and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

Day 1: Cape Town - Stellenbosch - Franschhoek - Cape Aghulas Morning pick-up in Cape Town or Stellenbosch.  Visit Mama Swartbooi’s house in Kayamandi township, where you’ll be treated to rooibos tea or home-made gingerbeer and an array of local Xhosa treats such as amagwinya (vetkoek) and chakalaka. Be swept away by the stories of the diverse history of the area. Pop in at the picturesque Simonsig, home of the country’s first ever produced MCC. Enjoy a bubbly tasting from the masters as you take a moment to soak in the fresh country air and the beauty of the Stellenbosch Winelands.Your next destination sees you venture into the quaint town of Franschhoek for some fine wine paired with locally made chocolates. You could also opt for a bit of local flair and choose a wine and biltong pairing instead where you’ll taste how the wine flavours are enhanced by beef and game biltong.As lunch nears, South Africa’s epicurean capital, Franschhoek, with its multitude of eateries is a must-do for gourmands and on weekends the local farmers’ market beckons with colourful stalls and tasty aromas. From the rolling fields and unending vineyards of the Winelands, you'll head to the southernmost point of Africa and the very spot where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans collide. Watch the sky burst into colour as the sun kisses the sea and spend a relaxing night at the tip of Africa.Overnight in Cape Agulhas area at Cape Agulhas Backpackers or 3-star Mermaid Guesthouse or 4-star Agulhas Country LodgeDay 2: Cape Aghulas - Hermanus - Bettys Bay - Cape Town (B) Wake up to the sound of the ocean in Cape Agulhas and take a moment to breathe in the fresh sea air. You’ll then start the short journey to the coastal haven of Hermanus where winding ocean cliff paths await and are sure to enthral. Meander along coastal paths lined with indigenous fynbos, lulled by the crashing sounds of ocean waves against the adjacent rocky shoreline. Hermanus is also one of the best land-based whale watching locations the world, so you can look forward to trying to spot a few southern right whales during whale season from June to November.  You could hop on an optional whale cruise in search of some cavorting whales, or choose to stretch those sea legs with an all-year-round optional guided sea kayaking experience. Test your grit as you glide across the open ocean and spot various wildlife. For a tamer pace, have a whale of a time in the seaside town of Hermanus, littered with curio shops and art galleries.The thriving African penguin colony at Betty’s Bay adds the final nature wow. Being one of the only remaining breeding grounds of the African penguin, these clumsy creatures are sure to pull on your heartstrings. Flap a wave goodbye as you head on along the scenic coastal Clarence Drive to reach Cape Town by late afternoon.

$1147.74 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12-Day Coast to Cape Town Overland Tour from Durban

ItineraryDay 1: Durban – Underberg AreaStop At: sani lodge backpackersOur adventure starts as we head inland and drive via Pietermaritzburg and the lush mountainous countryside to our camp for the next two nights at Sani Lodge. This magnificent place is situated at the foot of the Sani Pass, the gateway to the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. Once a mule track for trading blankets, clothing and maize meal for wool and mohair. This stunning pass is the only vehicle access road over the Drakensberg escarpment. This afternoon is yours at leisure to enjoy the spectacular views and the many amazing walking and hiking trails. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Sani Lodge, Underberg Area, South AfricaDay 2: Underberg Area – Sani PassStop At: sani lodge backpackersToday, we meet our local guides and join a guided tour of Lesotho via the spectacular gateway of the Sani Pass (2874 m). We travel in 4x4 vehicles through the rugged cliffs of the Drakensberg Mountains listening to the tales of pioneering of the route, history of the area and the stunning wildlife that dot the sloping mountains. We drive further into Lesotho and visit a small household and a shearing shed in a Shepherds village. We experience a local way of life and depending on the season and shearing times, we may get to view an angora goat or a sheep been sheared by hand. Next on the list we ascend the Black Mountain, the second highest road pass in Lesotho rising 3240m for a picnic lunch overlooking the majestic views. After lunch we meet the shepherds of the area who spend the summer months tending to their flocks before taking a short walk to view Thabana Ntlenyana. Rising at 3482m, this is the highest point in Southern Africa. We return to our camp for the night stopping en-route for a beverage at the highest bar in Africa at the Sani Mountain Lodge. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Sani Lodge, Underberg Area, South AfricaDay 3: Underberg Area – Battlefields - Drakensberg Stop At: Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeToday we take in some history and take a drive to the Battlefields. Soaked with the blood of thousands of British, Boer (Dutch-speaking farmers) and Zulu soldiers, the Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal hold a deep-seated silence that speaks to the many lives lost here. We stop off at some of the historic sites. We retire to our lodge in the late afternoon where we can enjoy some table tennis, foosball, pool or chill in the nearby rock pool. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Amphitheatre Lodge, Drakensberg, South AfricaDay 4: DrakensbergStop At: Amphitheatre Backpackers LodgeWe pack up our day packs ready to go and travel the short distance to the Royal National Park entry gate. This leading KwaZulu-Natal reserve offers wonderfully scenic views, lofty mountains and waterfalls in a prime location within the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park. There are many optional trails to explore on foot and on horseback with a comprehensive guidebook available for visitors. Walkers and hikers can enjoy short journeys which take about an hour, or longer excursions over a half or full day. This is a great way to explore the stunning picturesque surroundings at the foot of the Drakensberg, including the well-known Amphitheatre rock face. We also get to visit some ancient cave dwelling and witness bush rock art sights. Satisfied and with our muscles stretched for the day, we enjoy the stillness and crispy clean air of the Drakensberg over a wholesome dinner.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Amphitheatre Lodge, Drakensberg South AfricaDay 5: Drakensberg – Malealea Stop At: Malealea Lodge, Lesotho - Pony Trekking & MTBDeparting the Drakensberg this morning, we drive around the northern section of Lesotho re-entering at the Maseru Bridge Gate. We drive south over the rolling mountain ranges via the narrow passes to Malealea Lodge, high in the mountainside. Situated in the Mafeteng District of remote Western Lesotho, Malealea Lodge offers many optional activities to get to know the local culture amidst breath-taking scenery. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Malealea Lodge, LesothoDay 6: MalealeaStop At: Malealea Lodge, Lesotho - Pony Trekking & MTBToday you have a free day to explore this beautiful mountainous country on the many optional activities on offer. Venture on a mountain bike into the mountains climbing and descending the narrow paths with spectacular views. Enjoy a hike at leisure and mingle with the local Basotho people as they tend to their day to day duties. But most of all, no visit to Lesotho would be complete without a pony trek. Trails traverse hair-raising narrow mountain tracks and visit some of Lesotho’s amazing waterfalls. You can explore Bushman paintings of the area and experience Basotho culture all on a day’s ride. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Malealea Lodge, LesothoDay 7: Malealea - Mountain Zebra National ParkStop At: Mountain Zebra National Park, Cradock, Eastern CapeGetting an early start, we leave the Lesotho highlands and cross back into South Africa and through stunning diverse country to the Mountain Zebra National Park. At 284km², this park is home to over 700 animals including eland, cape buffalo, cheetah, lion, caracal, black rhino and the bat eared fox, not to be missed! However, the highlight of the park's mammalian fauna is the over 700 Cape mountain zebras after which the park is named. With a camera and binoculars at hand, we game drive in our overland truck in search for these animals en-route to our camp for the evening located inside the National Park. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Mountain Zebra National Park, South AfricaDay 8: Mountain Zebra National Park – Addo / Addo Elephant National Park – Port Elizabeth areaStop At: The Willows Resort & Conference CentreToday, we drive to the Addo Elephant National Park where we spend the day exploring the park for some serious animal spotting. Addo can exclusively claim to be the only national park in the world to conserve the “Big 7” – the Big 5 as well as the southern right whale and great white shark off the Algoa Bay coast. This wonderful park is sanctuary to over 600 elephants, lion, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, a variety of antelope and zebra species – so you are sure to spot many animals during your time here! After an enjoyable day’s safari, we make our way to our accommodation, which is situated a few metres from the beachfront just outside of Port Elizabeth.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Willows Resort, Port Elizabeth, South AfricaDay 9: Port Elizabeth – Storms River/ Tsitsikamma Forest Stop At: Tube and Axe Boutique Lodge, Backpackers & CampingWe rise early and make our way over to the exciting adventures at Storms River within the Tsitsikamma forest. Tsitsikamma National Park is a multi-dimensional destination with dramatic coastal scenery, reefs, rivers, lush forest and delicate Fynbos. A hiking and birders paradise, this region forms the top section of the magnificent Garden Route National Park. It’s here you have the option to choose from a selection of optional activities depending on your energy and interests. From boat cruises and canoe trips to nature hikes and bird watching, the forest has something to offer for most visitors’ curiosity and exploration desires. Alternatively, visit the famous Bloukrans Bridge where you could be tempted to a jump off the highest bungee jump. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Tube and Axe Backpackers, Storms River, Tsitsikamma, South AfricaDay 10: Storms River - Oudtshoorn Stop At: Kleinplaas ResortAfter breakfast we’re off to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world with a number of farms based in the dry Karoo. This region is home to the spectacular Cango Caves, Africa's largest show cave system. Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well-known Swartberg Mountains, here we find the finest dripstone caverns, with their vast halls and towering formations. After exploring the caves, we enjoy the night in the old settlers’ town in the Karoo.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kleinplass Resort, Oudtshoorn, South AfricaDay 11: Oudtshoorn – Hermanus Stop At: Hermanus BackpackersRelaxed and revitalized from the wonderful Oudtshoorn hospitality, we board our vehicle and head south across the farmlands of the Cape to the coastal town of Hermanus, famous for its whale and dolphin sightings. En route we stop off at Cape Agulhas, the place where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet, lying at the southernmost tip of Africa. Historically, the ‘Cape’ coastline has been recognised by sailors as extremely hazardous, notorious for winter storms with huge rogue waves reaching a spectacular height of 30 metres. Therefore, it’s no surprise that the coastline is littered with lonely ship wrecks. We visit the gigantic lighthouse built as early as 1848 before enjoying a lunch break. The late afternoon is spent exploring Hermanus, a haven for the outdoor enthusiast! We spend the night enjoying the town’s atmosphere.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Hermanus Backpackers, Western Cape, South AfricaDay 12: Hermanus – Cape Town Stop At: Ashanti Lodge GardensA free morning in Hermanus gives us ample opportunity to join a whale watching tour or explore the town’s variety of shops and boardwalk on foot or visit the Old Harbour Open-Air Museum that is a provincial heritage site. This museum is unique as it is only one of two fishing harbours in the world that has been conserved intact and remnants of the vibrant fishing industry can be seen everywhere. The museum is the axis around which the fishing village of Hermanus was developed. We leave Hermanus before lunch and follow the rough coastal route taking a leisurely drive through small fishing towns. We visit a winery en route to Cape Town where we enjoy wine tasting. The tour draws to an end towards late afternoon at the foot of Table Mountain in the popular mother city of South Africa, Cape Town. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.