Group Size: 2 - 16 passengers
Weekly on Thursdays Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
Weekly on Mondays Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
This classic Garden Route tour from South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ of Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is an affordable and comfortable way to experience the highlights along South Africa’s Garden Route, with a group of up to 16 people. Join us on this four star journey along one of the most beautiful stretches of South Africa’s coastline between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. With pristine beaches, mountains, forests, lakes and rivers, the Garden Route is a place to restore your soul and revitalise your body and mind. Highlights on our Classic Garden Route Tour from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth include Cango Caves, Knysna and Birds of Eden, as well as the spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park.
Day 1 - Oudtshoorn
Depart Cape Town and travel along Route 62 to Barrydale for lunch (at own expense). Continue to Oudtshoorn – the ‘feather capital’ of the world and visit a working ostrich farm for a guided tour. Check into your accommodation in the late afternoon before enjoying dinner. (D)
Situated on the main road, on the fringe of Oudtshoorn, this 4 star Victorian guest house is set in a large exotic garden. Hlangana Lodge is within walking distance of many restaurants within Oudtshoorn.
Day 2 - Knysna
Enjoy a morning tour of the Cango Caves – one of the natural wonders of the world. Continue to the lagoon side town of Knysna – the ‘Gem of the Garden’ Route. Enjoy some time at leisure at the Knysna waterfront before proceeding to The Crags near Plettenberg Bay. Embark on an informative cruise up the Keurbooms River before arriving at your lodge where you shall spend the following two nights. Freshen up before dinner at the lodge. (BD)
Just 18km east of the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay along the renowned holiday destination of the Garden Route is Hog Hollow Country Lodge, set on the edge of indigenous forest with breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and Tsitsikamma Mountains.
Day 3 - Garden Route
After breakfast visit Birds of Eden, the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. Proceed to Hog Hollow Horse Trails for a horse-drawn carriage and wine tasting experience followed by lunch (at own expense). Return to the lodge for the remainder of the afternoon at leisure before dinner. Optional: Discuss the availability of additional activities on offer in the area with your guide. (BD)
Day 4 - End of Garden Route Tour
This morning after breakfast journey along the final leg of the Garden Route to the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park. Enjoy a walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge which offers visitors incredible views and photo opportunities. The tour ends in Port Elizabeth at approximately 18h00 with drop-off at the airport or your Port Elizabeth based hotel. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 24 Aug 19 - 31 Aug 19 $980 $1,200
- 06 Sep 19 - 30 Oct 19 $1,050 $1,280
- 01 Nov 19 - 12 Dec 19 $1,050 $1,280
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.