Explore The Garden Route from Port Elizabeth

Kid Friendly, 1. Port Elizabeth2. 1 1st AveTraveler pickup is offered to George, 6530, South Africa

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We invite you to Explore The Garden Route and the Klein Karroo. Join our Chauffeur Drive Tour and explore Wine Farms and enjoy an optional wine/fruit tasting. Visit the celebrated Cango Caves and an Ostrich Ranch. Stay in the Knysna Waterfront and shop at the art & craft markets. Experience Natures Valley, beaches and forests. Take a boat cruise to Seal Island to get up close to the Seal Colony.
ItineraryDay 1: Port Elizabeth to Knysna - Situated in the Heart of the Garden Route, is South Africa's Favorite TownStop At: Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Western CapeJoin a tour of this famous Garden Route Attraction. Primates from all around the world are kept is a giant enclosure in the Forest. Also available is the Birds Of Eden. The birds, from destinations around the globe, put on a beautiful display of colour and song.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Natures Valley Beach, Nature's Valley, Western CapeEnjoy a short hike in The Titsikamma Forest before spending some time at the beautiful Natures Valley Beach. We also stop to view giant Yellowwood Trees, over 500 yrs old.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Knysna Lagoon, Knysna, Western CapeGuests are invited to enjoy a sunset lagoon cruise. The boat returns in the early evening. Guests are free to have dinner at one of the many fine restaurants at the Knysna Quays Waterfront. Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation is in a luxury apartment at the Knysna Marina or at a Guest House in the Village. Breakfast is includedDay 2: Explore the Knysna Heads, Forests and BeachesStop At: Knysna Heads, Knysna, Western CapeWe visit the Famous Knysna Heads and Coney Glen Beach.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Knysna Forest ViewEnjoy a short hike in the dense Knysna Forest at the Terblans Hiking Trail. Look out for the majestic Knysna Loerie. Footprints of Leopards and Elephants have been seen here.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Brenton on Sea, Knysna, Western CapeSpend the afternoon relaxing on the beach. An alternative activity is to wander around the art and craft markets in Knysna. You will find many bargains to take home as gifts and memories of Knysna.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Knysna Yacht ClubGuests are invited to the Knysna Yacht Club to experience a typical South African Barbeque. (Braai)Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Tonight you will stay in the same accommodation as the previous day.Day 3: Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the WorldStop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western CapeToday you will then visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering stalagmites and stalactites.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Oudtshoorn, Western CapeOudtshoorn is the undisputed "Ostrich capital" of the world. Our itinerary includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich Show Farm where, amidst enormous flocks of these strange birds, we are shown their development from the one kg egg to the 100 kg adult.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Accommodation is in a 4 star Guest HouseDay 4: Mossel Bay Stop At: Mossel Bay TourismEnjoy a boat ride out to Seal Island to view seals, whales and sometimes the Great White Shark.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Bartholomeu Diaz Museum ComplexExplore the Diaz Museum. Here you can see the Old Post Office Tree, the Shell museum and aquariam as well as a replica of the Carravele, a replica of the first sailing vessel to land in the Cape. Bartholomew Diaz, was a Portuguese navigator whose discovery in 1488 of the Cape of Good Hope showed Europeans there was a feasible route to India around the storm-driven southern tip of Africa Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry To: Cango Caves, Ostrich Ranch, Seal Island Boat Cruise and Diaz Museum are included.
  • Accommodation with breakfasts for 3 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Knysna Yacht Club
  • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
  • Entry/Admission - Mossel Bay Tourism
  • Entry/Admission - Bartholomeu Diaz Museum Complex

What’s not included

  • Lunches and two dinners
  • Optional Activities such as Monkeyland and Knysna boat cruises.
  • Alcoholic drinks,tips and personal items
  • Flights and transfers from George Airport.
  • Entry/Admission - Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Knysna Lagoon

Itinerary

Day 1: Port Elizabeth to Knysna - Situated in the Heart of the Garden Route, is South Africa's Favorite Town Stop At: Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape Join a tour of this famous Garden Route Attraction. Primates from all around the world are kept is a giant enclosure in the Forest. Also available is the Birds Of Eden. The birds, from destinations around the globe, put on a beautiful display of colour and song. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Natures Valley Beach, Nature's Valley, Western Cape Enjoy a short hike in The Titsikamma Forest before spending some time at the beautiful Natures Valley Beach. We also stop to view giant Yellowwood Trees, over 500 yrs old. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Knysna Lagoon, Knysna, Western Cape Guests are invited to enjoy a sunset lagoon cruise. The boat returns in the early evening. Guests are free to have dinner at one of the many fine restaurants at the Knysna Quays Waterfront. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation is in a luxury apartment at the Knysna Marina or at a Guest House in the Village. Breakfast is included
Day 2: Explore the Knysna Heads, Forests and Beaches Stop At: Knysna Heads, Knysna, Western Cape We visit the Famous Knysna Heads and Coney Glen Beach. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Knysna Forest View Enjoy a short hike in the dense Knysna Forest at the Terblans Hiking Trail. Look out for the majestic Knysna Loerie. Footprints of Leopards and Elephants have been seen here. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Brenton on Sea, Knysna, Western Cape Spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach. An alternative activity is to wander around the art and craft markets in Knysna. You will find many bargains to take home as gifts and memories of Knysna. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Knysna Yacht Club Guests are invited to the Knysna Yacht Club to experience a typical South African Barbeque. (Braai) Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: Tonight you will stay in the same accommodation as the previous day.
Day 3: Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the World Stop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape Today you will then visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering stalagmites and stalactites. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape Oudtshoorn is the undisputed "Ostrich capital" of the world. Our itinerary includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich Show Farm where, amidst enormous flocks of these strange birds, we are shown their development from the one kg egg to the 100 kg adult. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Accommodation is in a 4 star Guest House
Day 4: Mossel Bay Stop At: Mossel Bay Tourism Enjoy a boat ride out to Seal Island to view seals, whales and sometimes the Great White Shark. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Bartholomeu Diaz Museum Complex Explore the Diaz Museum. Here you can see the Old Post Office Tree, the Shell museum and aquariam as well as a replica of the Carravele, a replica of the first sailing vessel to land in the Cape. Bartholomew Diaz, was a Portuguese navigator whose discovery in 1488 of the Cape of Good Hope showed Europeans there was a feasible route to India around the storm-driven southern tip of Africa Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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