5-day - Perfect Picturesque Garden Route Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Your Cape Town or Stellenbosch hotel. to Your Cape Town or Stellenbosch hotel or the Cape Town International Airport.

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A Luxury Cape Town to Garden Route Journey Discover and experience the best of South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route during a 5-day round-trip from Cape Town where you will stay at luxury accommodation offering fine cuisine and personalized service, catering to the needs of the discerning traveler. Visit the Addo Elephant National Park where you can get close to elephants, big cats like lion, buffalo, black rhino, hyena, a variety of antelope and in the marine section, great white sharks and southern right whales, as this is one of the few reserves in the world housing the Big 7. Hike through lush forests and canoe on picture-perfect water. Unwind and soak in the sun on soft, sandy beaches for an unforgettable holiday. 20% discount for group bookings of 6 and more  Bookings have to be made at least 60 days in advance.
Day 1: After pickup at 7am from your Cape Town or Stellenbosch hotel you’ll travel to our first stop at Spier Wine Estate where we will have a taste of premium wine ranges. Drive for approximately five hours to the town of Mossel Bay where we visit the Dias museum complex to see the famous old Post Office Tree, replica of the Dias Caravel and Ethno-Botanical Garden. Off to the town of Wilderness, where you will overnight at the 5-star Views Boutique Hotel & Spa. The lounge is the perfect place to laze or sip sun downers, spot dolphins & whales or watch spectacular sunsets. Day 2: You will be taken to the Kaaimans River Gorge Reserve, where we will paddle on a calm river that wind through forests and mountains with canoes and stand the chance to see the brilliantly colored Knysna Loerie. A drive through Knysna take you to the town of Plettenberg Bay, where you can take a boat ride for a “Dolphin Encounters” excursion of 2 hours. You go to the world’s highest bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge. This is an optional activity (own expense). Alternatively you can do one of the activities at Stormsriver Adventures: a Tsitsikama Woodcutters Journey or a Tsitsikama Canopy Tour. A short drive takes us to the ±1000-year-old Big Tree in the Tsitsikama forest. From here we go to overnight at the 5-star Dio Dell Amore Guest House: experience the opulence and charm of Tuscan life along the shores of the Kabeljauws River Mouth in Jeffrey’s Bay. Eight stylish rooms have each been individually decorated and furnished with everything you’ll need for a comfortable and relaxing stay.Day 3: You have an early morning start for a day trip to Addo Elephant Park. Home to elephants, lions, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, a variety of antelope and zebra species. You’ll enjoy a safari tour with knowledgeable park Guides. We via Jeffrey’s Bay on our return in the afternoon to try surfing in one of the world's most famous surf spots. Overnight is at the 5-star Dio Dell Amore Guest House.Day 4: After breakfast, you’ll travel to Oudtshoorn for a Tour at the Cango Caves. From here we go to an Ostrich Farm where the largest fowl in the world can be seen. We drive to our overnight farm at De Zeekoe, which is located between the Garden Route and the open spaces of the Klein (Little) Karoo. Here you can take part in a Wild meerkat tour which offers you the opportunity to see these animals that are part of the shy 5 in their natural environment. Alternatively you can take a game drive, or go on a Khoi San Cultural Trail. More than one activity for your cost. We spend the night at the 4-star De Zeekoe outside Oudtshoorn.Day 5: After you chose to do more of the activities (optional) on this farm after breakfast, we return to Cape Town along Route 62, the world's longest wine route. Also to be visited is Ronnie's Sex Shop which had visitors from all over the world. There will be more stops for wine tasting before reaching Cape Town.

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • National Park fees
  • 4 Breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • 4 lunches

Itinerary

Day 1: After pickup at 7am from your Cape Town or Stellenbosch hotel you’ll travel to our first stop at Spier Wine Estate where we will have a taste of premium wine ranges. Drive for approximately five hours to the town of Mossel Bay where we visit the Dias museum complex to see the famous old Post Office Tree, replica of the Dias Caravel and Ethno-Botanical Garden. Off to the town of Wilderness, where you will overnight at the 5-star Views Boutique Hotel & Spa. The lounge is the perfect place to laze or sip sun downers, spot dolphins & whales or watch spectacular sunsets. 
Day 2: You will be taken to the Kaaimans River Gorge Reserve, where we will paddle on a calm river that wind through forests and mountains with canoes and stand the chance to see the brilliantly colored Knysna Loerie. A drive through Knysna take you to the town of Plettenberg Bay, where you can take a boat ride for a “Dolphin Encounters” excursion of 2 hours. You go to the world’s highest bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge. This is an optional activity (own expense). Alternatively you can do one of the activities at Stormsriver Adventures: a Tsitsikama Woodcutters Journey or a Tsitsikama Canopy Tour. A short drive takes us to the ±1000-year-old Big Tree in the Tsitsikama forest. From here we go to overnight at the 5-star Dio Dell Amore Guest House: experience the opulence and charm of Tuscan life along the shores of the Kabeljauws River Mouth in Jeffrey’s Bay. Eight stylish rooms have each been individually decorated and furnished with everything you’ll need for a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Day 3: You have an early morning start for a day trip to Addo Elephant Park. Home to elephants, lions, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, a variety of antelope and zebra species. You’ll enjoy a safari tour with knowledgeable park Guides. We via Jeffrey’s Bay on our return in the afternoon to try surfing in one of the world's most famous surf spots. Overnight is at the 5-star Dio Dell Amore Guest House.
Day 4: After breakfast, you’ll travel to Oudtshoorn for a Tour at the Cango Caves. From here we go to an Ostrich Farm where the largest fowl in the world can be seen. We drive to our overnight farm at De Zeekoe, which is located between the Garden Route and the open spaces of the Klein (Little) Karoo. Here you can take part in a Wild meerkat tour which offers you the opportunity to see these animals that are part of the shy 5 in their natural environment. Alternatively you can take a game drive, or go on a Khoi San Cultural Trail. More than one activity for your cost. We spend the night at the 4-star De Zeekoe outside Oudtshoorn.
Day 5: After you chose to do more of the activities (optional) on this farm after breakfast, we return to Cape Town along Route 62, the world's longest wine route. Also to be visited is Ronnie's Sex Shop which had visitors from all over the world. There will be more stops for wine tasting before reaching Cape Town.
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