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If you're driving, don’t confuse Storms River with the turn-off 4km to the west for Storms River Mouth (Stormsriviermond in Afrikaans), located in the park.

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$1093.92 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.

$1458.49 Multi-day & Extended Tours

South African 5-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town

Day 1: Depart Cape Town (D)Morning departure from Cape Town over the Hottentots-Holland Mountains via Sir Lowry's Pass. Stop at the Hamilton Russell Vineyards near Hermanus for a tour and tasting of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley terroir driven wines. During whale season (June to December), also stop in Hermanus which boasts the best land-based whale watching along its cliff path. Here you would have the option of embarking on an eco-marine (all year round) and whale watching (seasonal) boat trip (additional charge). After lunch (own expense), continue to Swellendam. Dinner is at the hotel restaurant.Overnight stay at Schoone Oordt County House (luxury room)Day 2: Knysna (B, L, D)After a leisurely breakfast, depart Swellendam, and enjoy your journey along the Garden Route via Mossel Bay. Travel to Plettenberg Bay, and stroll along the white sandy beaches. Check into your accommodation in the afternoon. Dinner is enjoyed at the lodge.Overnight stay at Hunters Country House Day 3 : Plettenberg/Tsitsikamma National Park (B, D) After breakfast, visit Birds of Eden – the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world and Monkey Land, the world’s first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary OR Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, a sustainable wildlife sanctuary for various wild cat species. Proceed to the Tsitsikamma National Park and enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River. Spend some time at leisure in the town of Plettenberg Bay before returning to the lodge for dinner. Overnight stay at Hunters Country House Day 4: Depart Plettenberg Bay (B/L/D)Morning departure from Plettenberg Bay to the lagoon-side town of Knysna. Embark on an excursion to the Featherbed Nature Reserve which is located on the western Knysna Head. The trip includes a ferry across the lagoon to the base of the western head, a drive to the top of the reserve and an optional 2.2 kilometre downhill nature trail walk. The tour ends with a delicious lunch. On return to the mainland, continue your journey to Oudtshoorn. Visit an ostrich show farm for a guided tour. Following this visit, dinner is at your hotel.Overnight stay at Rosenhof Country House (standard room)Day 5: Depart for Cape Town International Airport (B)Before departing Oudtshoorn, enjoy a morning visit to the Cango Caves, one of the natural wonders of the world in the Karoo area. Travel along the famous Route 62 to Cape Town. Stop at the Country Pumpkin Restaurant near Barrydale for lunch (own expense). After lunch, enjoy a slow drive to Cape Town where your tour ends around 6 p.m. with drop-off at Cape Town International Airport or your Cape-Town-based hotel.

$1970 Outdoor Activities

Cape2Addo Safari Adventure

Day 1 Arrive at Cape Town International Airport in the morning. Transfer to hotel. Relax. Afternoon visit to V&A Waterfront for lunch and optional boat ride of Table Bay Harbour.Day 2 (B)08h30: City & West Coast Ostrich Ranch Tour Day 3 (B)08h00: Table Mountain, followed by a visit to the Cape Malay Quarter (bo-Kaap), which has quaint and colorful homes, where you’ll be given the opportunity to meet with the locals. Enjoy lunch in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens Day 4 (B)08h30: Cape Peninsula Tour:                                      Day 5 (B)At LeisureDay 6 (B)09h00: Leave Cape Town for a relaxing stay in the tranquility of the Cape Winelands. o/n at Moores End or similarDay 7 (B)10h00: After your farm breakfast you can venture into the town of Franschhoek. End off day with Southern Right whale-watching. O/n HermanusDay 8 (BL)06h00: Early morning rise to experience one of the highlights of the entire tour: Optional Shark-cage diving at Gansbaai. O/n in Gansbaai.Day 9 (B)08h00: Take Route 62 to Oudtshoorn, ostrich capital of the world. O/n at the De Oude MeulDay 10 (B)09h15: Today we start the day with a short 20km drive to the magnificent Cango Caves, followed by a leisure drive up the coast to Knysna.  O/n Abalone Lodge or similar.Day 11 (B)Optional bungee jumping and forest walk which include the suspension bridge over the Storms RiverOvernight in Storms River Adventure Village @ Swallow’s Nest or similarDay 12 (B)08h30: Today it's off to the Greater Addo region. O/n @ Avoca Bush Cottages or similar Day 13 (BLD)11h00: Check in for the afternoon / evening Schotia Tooth & Claw Safari and experience some of the best game viewing the Eastern Cape has to offer. O/n Schotia Private Game Reserve (LD) Day 14 (BLD)05h30:  Addo Elephant National Park for your Addo Tour and 4 x 4 game drive in Schotia. Day 15 (B)06h00: Transfer to Port Elizabeth Airport for flight to Johannesburg for flight back home  

$2811.08 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Garden Route and Safari Tour

Day 1 Cape Town and Cape of Good Hope  Made famous by Vasco de Gama who was the first to map this iconic spot on the world map, yet it was Bartholomew Dias that arrived t/here first.Also known as El cabo de Esperanza - *Cape of Good Hope and Cape of Storms, because of the rough seas that has caused over 60 ships to be wrecked along this coast.The tour departs from the City of Cape, a breath taking drive along the coast via the scenic Chapman’s Peak drive. All entrances includeedDay 2 Whale Watching and Hermanus We want our guest to have a fun yet educational experience.  All trips have proficient marine guides on board to answer your questions and share their vast knowledge of the ocean and its creatures with you.  Our objective is to adhere to responsible tourism guidelines and the emphasis of all our trips is on the conservation and welfare of these magnificent animals.  We offer unique trips that give you the ability to observe some of the ocean’s biggest and enigmatic inhabitants in their natural surroundings.Whale Watching Trips (June To December) Should the whales change their migration schedule (arrive early and leave later) we will change our schedule accordingly. A 2-hour Whale Watching trip in Walker Bay (South Africa’s Bay Of Whales)Day 3 Storm River , Tsitsikama and Addo National Park Tsitsikamma National Park is an area of the Garden Route National Park, on South Africa’s southern coast. It encompasses a marine reserve, deep gorges and local vegetation like the Big Tree, a towering yellowwood. The Mouth Trail crosses a suspension bridge over Storms River. The Otter Trail leads to Nature’s Valley, with birds including the Cape batis. The park is also home to small mammals, including bush pigs. Elephants and Lions at Addo.Day 4 Cango caves and Blokrans Bridge bungy jumping The Cango Caves are located in Precambrian limestones at the foothills of the Swartberg range near the town of Oudtshoorn, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.Day 5 Wineyards A bit of the history of South African wine making, with 3 small towns in mind Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. Wine tasting with a difference, depending on whether you prefer red or white wine, with bubbles or without, we will design a tour that meets your needs. From bold Shiraz, to mellow Merlots and perfect Pinot’s.

$377.72 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Day Cape to Addo Safari Tour

Day 1 ǀ Cape Town to Oudtshoorn Little Karoo, Cango Caves, Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranch (D)We leave the Mother City behind and head into the semi-arid Little Karoo along the scenic Route 62 driving to the town of Oudtshoorn, known as the ostrich capital of the world. Choose between:1. The Cango Caves which is a world heritage site and one of the great wonders of the natural world.2. Guided tour of the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch for an opportunity to cage dive with crocodiles* (optional activity) and view and learn about many rare and endangered animal species.We then head over to the beach town of Sedgefield where we spend our first night.* Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm, Sedgefield Day 2 ǀ Sedgefield – Jeffrey’s Bay Monkey Sanctuary, Elephant Sanctuary, Kloofing, Bloukrans Bungee & Tsitsikamma National Park (B/ D)This morning we drive through Knysna on our way to the Crags where you have a number of options to choose from:1. Elephant Sanctuary where you learn about orphaned elephants2. Monkey Sanctuary where rescued monkeys roam free in a large jungle area* (optional activity).Our next stop is the World’s highest commercial Bungee Jump at 216 meters where you have the opportunity to experience this adrenalin pumping activity* (optional activity). To end the day we take a beautiful walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma National Park to the Storms river swing bridges before we head to the famous surfing town of Jeffreys Bay.* Accommodation: Island Vibe Backpacker dorm, Jeffrey's Bay Day 3 ǀ Jeffrey’s Bay – Addo National Park – Sedgefield Game Drive (Addo), Surfing, shopping time (Jeffrey’s bay) (B/ D)There are 2 options to choose:1. Sleep in and take some time exploring the towns many surf factory shops, or go for a surf lesson in one of the most famous surf spots on earth.2. Wake up early and head to Addo Elephant National park where we go on a morning game drive to view the multitudes of wild animals.We then take a relaxed drive back towards Sedgefield for the night. If there is time available we will visit the famous Knysna Heads for some absolutely amazing pictures.* Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm, Sedgefield Day 4 ǀ Sedgefield to Cape Town: Return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass (B)After breakfast overlooking the ocean in Sedgefield, we start our journey back to Cape Town. For our first stop we will enjoy canoeing down a tranquil river, followed by a short hike to a stunning waterfall. We then visit an Aloe factory in Albertinia and enjoy a wonderful scenic drive via Swellendam and Sir Lowry’s Pass. We arrive in Cape Town late Thursday afternoon.

$522.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6 Day Cape to Addo Safari

Day 1 ǀ Cape Town to Struisbaai: Overberg, Whale Route, Cape Agulhus (D)Come face to face with Great white sharks* (optional activity). Search for whales from Hermanus' cliffs. Taste local craft beers at Birkenhead Brewery.* Accommodation: Backpacker dorm - Cape Agulhas BackpackersDay 2 ǀ Cape Agulhas to Sedgefield: Canoeing & Hike (B/ D)Scenic drive towards the Garden Route. Canoe trip down the tranquil river, followed by a short hike to a stunning waterfall. Finish off the day with some beach time at Myoli Beach.* Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm, SedgefieldDay 3 ǀ Oudtshoorn day trip: Little Karoo, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranch (B/ D) Enjoy a scenic drive through the semi-arid Karoo. Explore, marvel and squeeze through the Cango Caves. Visit the ostrich farm before heading on to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Ranch.* Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm, SedgefieldDay 4 ǀ Sedgefield – Jeffrey’s Bay: Monkey Sanctuary, Elephant Sanctuary, Kloofing, Bloukrans Bungee & Tsitsikamma National Park (B/D)Learn more about orphaned elephants OR visit a rescued monkey sanctuary. Get an adrenaline rush at the worlds highest bungee!* (optional activity). Hike through the stunning indigenous Tsitsikamma National Park to the Storms river swing bridges.* Accommodation Backpacker dorm: Island Vibe Backpackers, JbayDay 5 ǀ Jeffrey’s Bay – Addo National Park – Sedgefield: Game Drive (Addo), Surfing, shopping time (Jeffrey’s bay) (B/ D)Wake up early and enjoy a game drive in the park known for the highest concentration of African Elephants  in the world! Stop for a photo opportunity at the magnificent Knysna Heads.(This is where the 5 Day One Way to PE/ Jbay/ Knysna will end)* Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm, Sedgefield Day 6 ǀ Sedgefield to Cape Town: Return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass (B) Go on a treetop obstacle and zipline course* (optional activity). Visit an Aloe factory. Enjoy a scenic drive passing one of the oldest towns in South Africa back to cape Town.