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Memorable Garden Route

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From $736/pp

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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5 days

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All year round
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Memorable Garden Route

The route spanning from Cape Town to the peaceful sea-side town of Knysna boasts a wide variety of landscapes, activities and sight-seeing places that will leave you with a multitude of fantastic memories. The Garden Route gets its name from its splendour as a natural wonder of mother nature. The many sea-side towns that span across the coastline each hold a distinctive personality and will let you fully enjoy the many activities and sight-seeing’s available along the way. Garden Route tours offer a wide range of activities, from bungee jumping to tree canopy tours, Cango Caves exploration, cheetah petting, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, river rafting, hiking, walks and many more.  This tour is specifically organised to let you enjoy the full range of exciting activities and sights along the Garden Route at the best possible packaged rate.

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The route spanning from Cape Town to the peaceful sea-side town of Knysna boasts a wide variety of landscapes, activities and sight-seeing places that will leave you with a multitude of fantastic memories. The Garden Route gets its name from its splendour as a natural wonder of mother nature. The many sea-side towns that span across the coastline each hold a distinctive personality and will let you fully enjoy the many activities and sight-seeing’s available along the way. Garden Route tours offer a wide range of activities, from bungee jumping to tree canopy tours, Cango Caves exploration, cheetah petting, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, river rafting, hiking, walks and many more.  This tour is specifically organised to let you enjoy the full range of exciting activities and sights along the Garden Route at the best possible packaged rate.

Itinerary

Day 1

Cape Town – Mossel Bay

Depart from Cape Town and drive eastwards via the beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay and Hermanus, a seaside holiday town (Hermanus is the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – July to Dec).

After lunch, we drive on to Mossel Bay. Here we visit the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree, which was also the site of the first landfall made by the Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias, in 1488

Travel along the beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay and Hermanus - a seaside holiday town!

Activities

  • Land Whale Watching
  • Bartholomew Dias Museum

Accommodation

Over night in Mossel Bay

Day 2

Mossel Bay - Oudtshoorn

We travel over the Outeniqua Mountains to the Little Karoo to visit an Ostrich Farm or some unique experiences, including a farm tour and ostrich lunch. We visit the Cango Caves, regarded as one of South Africa's foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprises of an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Visit Oudtshoorn, also called the "Feather capital" of the world, as over ninety percent of the world's ostrich farms are found here.

Meals : Breakfast and Lunch

Time to visit the fascinating Cango Caves, an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites.

Activities

  • Ostrich Farm
  • Cango Caves

Accommodation

Overnight in Oudtshoorn

Day 3

Oudtshoorn - Knysna

It is an early start at dawn for a Meerkat Experience. Witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows, just in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities. Meerkats, are also referred to as the Suricate or in German as the Erdmännchen and are known to be part of the Mongoose family.

After breakfast, we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, an “endangered species breeding facility” extraordinaire. We then head off to George and Knysna. The town of Knysna is situated on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon; its entrance to the sea is guarded by two promontories known as the "Heads". The area also falls within a National Park; proclaimed to conserve the extraordinary natural beauty of the Lakelands and adjacent indigenous forests. Knysna also offers shopping opportunities of unusual locally made art and craft, etc. We join a sundowner cruise on the lagoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Witness the incredible wild habituated meerkats emerging from their burrows, just in time to soak up the morning sun!

Activities

  • Meerkat Experience
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Sundowner Cruise

Accommodation

Overnight in Knysna

Day 4

Knysna – Tsitsikamma National Park - Knysna

After breakfast, we make our way to the Knysna Elephant Park where you will be able to walk/feed these gentle giants. Truly, an amazing experience. We then head off to the Tsitsikamma National Park.

Our next stop will be “the Big Tree” - largest Outeniqua Yellowwood tree in the area with a circumference of 8.5m and a height of 36m (believed to be between 850 – 1000 years old). This is one of the largest tree species we have in South Africa and one of the most beautiful!

En-route we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). There will be plenty of time for the adventure seekers among you to test their courage.

Late morning will be spent in the Tsitsikamma National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The park has a wide choice of activities on offer for all, including long and short hikes, treetop canopy tours, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming. We will take a short walk (900m) to the suspension bridges. Here you will enjoy amazing views of mountain and ocean! Great photo opportunity! We lunch in the park. The late afternoon is free time and you can explore the Knysna Waterfront.

Meals: Breakfast

Test your courage with the world’s highest bungee jump - at the Bloukrans Bridge!

Activities

  • Elephant Experience
  • The Big Tree
  • Tsitsikamma National Park

Optional Activities

  • Bungee Jumping

Accommodation

Overnight in Knysna

Day 5

Knysna - Cape Town

We depart for Cape Town early morning, just after breakfast!

We stop at one of the many well-known farm stalls along the way to buy some typical “South African” treats. We also do a wine tasting and stop for lunch. We arrive in Cape Town in the late afternoon and our tour ends!

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Stop at well-known farm stalls along the way to buy some typical “South African” treats

Activities

  • Wine Tasting

What's Included

Excluded

Flights

International and domestic flights excluded

Meals

As per the above itinerary

Exclusions

  • Activities not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Meals not specifically mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal & medical insurance

Accommodation

4 Nights' Accommodation in a 4* hotel, based on 2 people sharing

Ground Transport

Transport in air-conditioned vehicle

Activities

As per the above itinerary

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Hi There! My name is Simpy and I live in the beautiful city of Cape Town , South Africa. I got into the travel industry after noticing the vast beauty that Cape Town has to oder and I thought I should share the experiences with my peers from other parts of the world. I chose travelling because it gives me the inner peace and tranquility after busy schedules and days. Not forgetting its everlasting memories.

The goal is to die with memories, not dreams! I welcome you all to the Mother City for memorable experiences.

We are a tour operator headed by two Young African Entrepreneurs who are very passionate about what they do. We offer 'bespoke' Day, Overnight, Weekend and Long Stay Packages in and around the Mother City. All our tours are guided so that our clients enjoy a hussle-free, enjoyable holiday, guaranteed high standards of safety, reliability and quality. Let us take you There!

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