As our tours
are PRIVATE we can customize itineraries to suit your interests, type of
accommodation, time constraints etc. We cover most of the Game Parks
and Nature Reserves and other scenic places in South Africa.
ROUTE - 4 DAY ROUND TRIP
This is the most
popular overnight tour from Cape town. The route includes some of
South Africa’s most magnificent and diverse natural scenery. Spectacular
mountain passes, tranquil lagoons, ancient lush forests and pristine beaches.
It also offers the opportunity to traverse the arid yet fascinating little
Karoo – land of the ostrich, Cango Caves, quaint towns and picturesque
We depart Cape
Town early over the Hottentots Holland mountains into the rolling farmlands
of the Overberg. After a brief stop at Mossel Bay, historic site
of the first Portuguese explorers we continue to George – gateway to the
stop at the famous viewing site at Wilderness where you can see the endless
beaches and the tranquility of this coastal village. As an option
you can board a steam train for a spectacular coastal journey.
We reach Knysna
in the late afternoon where we check in at a comfortable guest house.
Dinner will be at one of the popular restaurants in the town.
To start the
day, we explore the town of Knysna with its many arts and craft markets.
You board a boat for a cruise on the lagoon to the famous Knysna Heads.
Knysna, we travel north stopping at the beautiful beaches of Plettenberg
Bay. Through lush mountain passes we reach the TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL
PARK – “place of much water”, where we overnight.
we go on a short walk crossing the Storms River on a suspension bridge.,
This is a photographer's dream with the diversity of natural scenery.
We travel back,
stopping at the unspoiled beauty spots of Nature's Valley, visit the Big
Tree (800 years old) and over the majestic Outeniqua Mountains to Oudtshoorn
- land of the ostrich. We overnight at an upmarket country retreat
and can enjoy Karoo lamb or Ostrich steak for dinner.
We start off
by visiting the famous Cango Caves. We then leave Oudtshoorn and
take “Route 62” passing quaint towns such as Calitzdorp, Barrydale and
Montagu. This scenic route is through the semi arid Little Karoo and is
flanked by the Swartberg and Langeberg mountains. After a country
lunch at Barrydale, we travel past Worcester and Du Toit's Kloof to reach
Cape Town in the late afternoon.
ROUTE PLUS GAME RESERVES - 6 DAYS -
CAPE TOWN TO PORT ELIZABETH OR ROUND TRIP
could easily be the most exciting 6 days you ever experience. Added
to the beauty and splendour of the Garden Route you also experience AFRICA’S
WILDLIFE. We visit Addo Elephant Park and see the BIG 5 at a Private
We leave Cape
Town through the 4km Du Toits Kloof Tunnel to our first stop at Worcester.
Along "Route 62" we pass vineyards, fruit farms and ever changing landscapes.
little Karoo towns of Montagu, Barrydale, Ladismith, we travel to reach
Oudtshoorn - home of the Ostrich - where we visit an Ostrich Farm.
After a good dinner, we overnight at an upmarket Country Lodge.
The day starts
with a visit to the famous Cango Caves. We cross the Outeniqua mountains
to George – gateway to the Garden Route. Here as an option you board
a steam train for a journey to Knysna, a spectacular coastal journey.
We meet you in Knysna and check in at our overnight accommodation.
The road trip, with stops at Wilderness, is just as scenic. The evening
will be spent dining at a popular seafood restaurant.
we explore the town of Knysna with its many arts and craft markets.
We board a boat for a cruise on the lagoon to the famous Knysna Heads.
We continue north and stop at the beautiful beaches of Plettenberg Bay.
Over spectacular mountain passes we reach the TSITSIKAMMA NATIONAL PARK
– “place of much water” where we overnight.
Today we may
enjoy one of the many nature trails or go for a swim. We leave TSITSIKAMMA
and travel along a scenic route to arrive at ADDO ELEPHANT PARK in the
late afternoon. After dinner we relax at a lit waterhole hoping to see
the giants of Africa.
Today we visit
a Private Game Reserve. The award winning reserve boasts Africa’s
BIG 5 in a malaria free environment. We go on a rewarding 3 hour
4x4 game drive to spot game such as giraffe, zebra, eland, springbok, lion,
leopard, wildebeest and a variety of birdlife. After a sumptuous
traditional lunch (included) we visit a cultural village where we are treated
to a display of the indigenous people of South Africa.
We return to
Addo for time to relax or a short drive through the park before dinner.
the densest population of African Elephant in the world, Addo also has
black rhino, buffalo, zebra, kudu, eland, duiker, warthog, jackal and many
the time of your flight from Port Elizabeth, you can go on a guided walk,
horse riding in the park or a final game drive. We make our way to Port
Elizabeth for your flight back to Cape Town/ Johannesburg. This tour
is also available as a tround trip back to Cape Town.
- PRICE PER PERSON:
AS A 5-DAY TOUR
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