A Garden Route Tour
DAY 1 | MONDAY
Depart Cape Town travelling along South Africa’s longest wine route, Route 62. En route, pass through Worcester, Montagu and Robertson. Visit the towns of Barrydale and Calitzdorp, where the true diversity of landscapes is highlighted by the ever-changing semi-desert areas. Afternoon tour of the Cango Caves. Dinner and overnight in Oudtshoorn.
Hlangana Country Lodge or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast
DAY 2 | TUESDAY
After breakfast, visit a local ostrich farm.Enjoy time at the Wildlife Cheetah Farm. Depart Oudtshoorn and travel via the Outeniqua Pass to George, Wilderness and Knysna. Dinner and overnight in Knysna, South Africa’s oyster capital.
Protea Hotel Knysna Quays or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast
DAY 3 | WEDNESDAY
After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive through Wilderness via Dolphin Point to historic Mossel Bay. Send a postcard to friends or relatives from the famous Post Office Tree before visiting the Diaz and Maritime Museums with their relics of famous explorers. Afternoon game drive in a private game reserve, set against the backdrop of the Langeberg Mountain Range. Dinner in an African Boma (weather permitting).
Garden Route Game Lodge – dinner, bed and breakfast + 2 game viewing activities
DAY 4 | THURSDAY
An early morning game drive followed by breakfast and an informative tour of the lodge’s Reptile Centre and Cheetah Breeding Centre. Continue via Swellendam to your hotel at Waenhuiskrans, set in the beauty of white limestone cliffs, giant sand dunes, pristine beaches, stunning nature reserves and the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. Dinner included.
The Arniston Hotel or similar – dinner, bed and breakfast
DAY 5 | FRIDAY
After breakfast, visit Cape Agulhas (southernmost tip of Africa). Continue to Hermanus, which is famed for being the best land based whale-watching site in the world (seasonal). Our journey back to Cape Town continues via the spectacular coastal drive along False Bay, with its panoramic views of Cape Point and Table Mountain. The tour ends with drop off at your Cape Town hotel or Cape Town International Airport.
|Days:||5 Days and 4 Nights|
|Min/Mx Participants:||Two / Nine|
|Departures:||Mondays – Waterfront Hotels at 08h00|
|Accommodation:||Upper 3 and 4 Star Hotels and Private Lodges|
|Vehicle:||Luxury Sedan / Microbus / Quantum|
|Driver/Guide:||Services of THETA registered driver/ guide throughout tour|
|Languages Available:||English – German. Other language guides available on request booked on a private basis|