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$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

$335.25 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Addo Elephant National Park and Schotia Private Game Reserve

Visit: Nqaba Township And Safari Tours, Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern CapeThis full day trip includes a half day game drive through the Addo Elephant National Park and a Big 5 safari at the privately owned Schotia game reserve, including a night game drive.Enjoy magnificent game viewing in this pristine Malaria free area. Enjoy a full day exploring the Addo Elephant National Park, home to Africa's elusive Big 5 including more than 600 Elephants and the privately owned Schotia Game Reserve.Duration: 12 hoursStart Location: Port Elizabeth & Surrounding AreaDeparture Times: Morning pickupDropoff Time: Evening Dress: Be prepared for all weather conditionsFitness Level: Basic fitness is requiredPack: Camera, sun protectionFull Day Itinerary- Pick up in Port Elizabeth from 09h00 Morning session09:00 - 14:00 - Transfer from pick up point to Addo Elephant National Park.- Rest room and curio shop stop.- Guided tour through Addo Elephant Park looking mainly for elephants, buffalo and other antelope.13:00 Lunch- The game drive through Addo Park is done in a closed vehicle as it is a government reserve and we are not permitted to do open Vehicle game drives in the park. - Your Game drive on Schotia is done in an Open Vehicle.Afternoon session14:45 Check in at Schotia HQ Office. Tea/ coffee / juice and biscuits available on arrival.15:00 Commence with guided game drive. Your ranger will look for Giraffe, Rhino, Zebra, Ostrich and numerous antelope that abound on Schotia.16:30 There will be a short refreshments and toilet stop.16:45 The most exciting part begins. i.e. looking for Lions !! Rangers also look for Hippo and nocturnal animals!19:00 you will return to our Lapa to warm up around the fire.- A scrumptious buffet dinner will be served followed by desert, tea and coffee- Guests usually depart from the Lapa at about 20:45 and enjoy another 10 - 15 minutes night viewing as far as the slide entrance gate to Schotia*Note: Food and drinks are included in the price. 

$1097.58 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days 2 Nights Garden Route Tour in 3 Star Hotel

The following itinerary is what guests can expect on this 3 days/2 nights Garden route tour 3-star:Day1Collection from Guest's hotel/guest house by a qualified tour guide/driver in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. We travel on the N2 through Elgin and pass through small towns like Caledon, Riviersonderend and Riversdale. We stop in Albertinia at the Aloe Vera factory (20 minutes) for coffee and a bit of shopping. From there we proceed to Zorgfontein to Walk with the lions (1 hour). This will be followed by a stop in Mossel Bay. At approximately 15:00 we travel to Botlierskop Game Farm for a 3-hour game drive in an open 4×4 truck. This is a unique occasion to fully experience the Big 5. After the game drive we set off for Knysna, passing through the scenic towns of George, Wilderness and Sedgefield. After check-in at accommodation and freshening up, guests will be taken for dinner. Thereafter, guests will be dropped off at their hotel/guest house.Day 2Collection from Guest's hotel/guest house after check-out and breakfast. We explore the Knysna Heads, drive to the top of one of the heads and down to the beach. We stop at Garden of Eden for a guided walking tour for approximately 15 minutes. Thereafter we dedicate an hour to admire the largest bird sanctuary in southern hemisphere, Birds of Eden and also visit Monkey land sanctuary. From there, guests will have an opportunity to interact with the elephants. Our next stop is at the Storms River mouth where lunch will be served. After lunch we embark on a guided walking tour of about 900 meters to the Hanging bridge. We depart from there at approximately 15:00 and travel back to Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich capital. We overnight at De Poort Country lodge at the foot of the Swartberg mountain where dinner will be served. Estimated time of arrival at accommodation – approximately 18:30/19:00.Day 3Collection from Guest's hotel/guest house after check-out and breakfast. Our first stop is at the Safari Ostrich farm to interact with the Ostriches. Our next attraction will be the Cango wildlife Ranch for a wildlife encounter. Thereafter we visit the Cango caves for a standard tour. After the tour, lunch will be served at one of the Restaurants as per our itinerary. From there we depart for Cape town via route 62 with optional stops. Guests will be dropped off at their accommodation in Cape town. Should guests prefer to be dropped off in Port Elizabeth instead, this can be arranged.Vehicles include free cold bottled water, complimentary Wi-Fi and snacks.Drinks and Gratuities are excluded in the cost unless otherwise informed. The Garden Route private tour departs from Cape Town with a minimum of two guests. A departure at 07:00am is recommended.

$273.30 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

The Original BIG 7 Safari - FD06

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo, Eastern CapeWe start the day off in Port Elizabeth's Algoa Bay before departing for Addo Elephant National ParkDuration: 10 hours

$129.65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Port Elizabeth Township Private Tour

This private four-hour township tour begins with a pickup from your central Port Elizabeth or beachfront accommodation around 1:30pm. You'll be driven by air-conditioned minivan to New Brighton, a township established in 1903, and one of the first officially black residential areas in Port Elizabeth. From there you'll visit the townships of Kwazakhele and Zwide south of the city. Throughout the tour, you'll meet talented artists at work, visit a community-run school, and learn about township life. The tour also includes a stop at the Donkin Reserve, which features historical walking trails, monuments to the region's first British settlers, and a lighthouse. The tour concludes around 5:30pm, when you'll be returned to your overnight accommodation. All entrance fees are included in the price of the tour. Note that two people per booking are required and infant seats are available with advance request.

$822.82 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town

ItineraryDay 1: Cape Town to Prince Albert Pass By: Matjiesfontein Tourist InformationTravel through the picturesque Hex River Valley, surrounded by magnificent mountains. This area is considered to be the biggest producer of table grapes in South Africa. Continue to Matjiesfontein, where a part of the local hotel served as a convalescent hospital for British officers during the Anglo-Boer War. The entire village was declared a National Heritage Site in 1975 and is today a charming, beautifully restored throwback to the late Victorian era. The journey continues to Prince Albert, another delightful village, dating back to 1762. The town is known for its sun-ripened fresh and dried fruit, vineyards, olives and local cheese. Overnight in Prince Albert. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Swartberg Hotel or similarcomfortable - standard roomCut above - chalet roomPremium - chalet roomDay 2: Prince Albert to Oudtshoorn Stop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western CapeDepart Prince Albert after a leisurely breakfast and continue to Oudtshoorn.Travel via the spectacular Meiringspoort Pass to the Meiringspoort Waterfall.Stop at a view point on the Meiringspoort Pass.Continue to Oudtshoorn travelling via the village of De Rust.Lunch stop in Oudtshoorn (for own account).Depart Oudtshoorn for the Cango Caves.Tour of the Cango Caves.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Safari Ostrich FarmVisit an Ostrich Farm for a tour.Dinner and overnight in Oudtshoorn.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Dinner: Drinks for clients own accountAccommodation included: La Plume guest House or similarcomfortable - luxury roomCut above - honeymoon suitePremium - superior suiteDay 3: Oudtshoorn to Knysna Stop At: Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna, Western CapeAfter breakfast, depart for George, travelling via the Outeniqua Pass.Time/weather permitting stop at lookout point on top of PassDrive through the town of George and arrive at Kaaimans Bridge for a photo stop (weather & time permitting).Continue to Knysna.Join a cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve across the Knysna Lagoon (weather permitting).Enjoy a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head on which the Nature Reserve is situated and enjoy a walk back to the restaurant for lunch under the Milkwood trees.Return to Knysna, where the remainder of the afternoon will be at leisure.Overnight in KnysnaDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: drinks for client own account, Accommodation included: Rex Hotel or similar Comfortable - standard roomCut above - studio luxury apartmentPremium - studio luxury apartmentDay 4: Knysna to Port Elizabeth Pass By: Port ElizabethAfter breakfast, transfer to Port Elizabeth with a driver only.Arrive in Port Elizabeth where tour ends on arrival.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.