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Garden Route Guided Tour

 

6 Day Adventure Itinerary Cape Town - Port Elizabeth  

 

 

Day 1 Cape Town to Hermanus

 

After breakfast, our journey continues to the seaside resort of Hermanus, known as the heart of the whale route, offering the best land based whale watching in the world. 

This seaside village promises to enchant visitors all year round!

 

Accommodation: Auberge Burgundy (or similar )

Included Meals:

 

 


 

Day 2 – Hermanus to Oudtshoorn

 

After an early morning breakfast, you have an opportunity of doing a boat based, whale watching trip in search of the gentle giants. It is definitely a magical experience to be treasured. (Optional for your own account).

 

Accommodation: La Plume Guest House (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

 


 

Day 3 – Oudtshoorn - Knysna

 

Oudtshoon's famous Cango Caves can be explored on a guided tour (all guides are accredited) and is one of Africa's most spectacular natural formations with vast caverns, beautiful, delicate and sometimes majestic stalagmites and stalactites, and dripstone caverns. Some of these formations have quirky names that include 'glass flower fantasy' and 'weird cango candle'. The Cango Caves have been formed over millions of years to create this enchanting subterranean world. Duck, crawl and manoeuvre your way through this limestone wonderland. It is one of the Garden Route's most beautiful attraction. 

 

Accommodation: The Rex Hotel (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

 


 

Day 4 – Knysna

 

Take the ferry to Knysna's famous Featherbed Nature Reserve with its abundance of plant, bird and small wildlife, including the rare Blue duiker, and a variety of marine life from dolphins to seals and, in season, whales. Once ashore, the 2.2 kilometre trail winds its way through Milkwood Forests up to steep sandstone cliffs overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean. It also meanders past ancient Khoi sea caves and through indigenous wilderness. On completion of the trail guests head to the restaurant set on the edge of the lagoon for a sumptuous buffet lunch.

 

Accommodation: The Rex Hotel (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

  


 

Day 5 – Knysna - Port Elizabeth

 

This morning after breakfast, we depart for Port Elizabeth and stop at Tsitsikamma Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting) - entrance fees are included. Spend the rest of your day at leisure and overnight in Port Elizabeth.

 

Accommodation: The Paxton (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

  


 

Day 6 – Port Elizabeth

 

This morning we depart to Port Elizabeth Airport for your onward flight.

  


 

6 Day Adventure Itinerary Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

 

 

Day 1 Port Elizabeth

 

On arrival at Port Elizabeth, you will be met by your English Speaking Driver/Guide for your transfer to your hotel. Short City Orientation Tour en route to your hotel.

 

Accommodation: The Paxton (or similar)

 

 


 

Day 2 – Port Elizabeth to Knysna

 

This morning after breakfast, we depart for Knysna and stop at Tsitsikamma Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting) - entrance fees are included.

 

Accommodation: The Rex Hotel (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

 


 

Day 3 – Knysna

 

Take the ferry to Knysna's famous Featherbed Nature Reserve with its abundance of plant, bird and small wildlife, including the rare Blue duiker, and a variety of marine life from dolphins to seals and, in season, whales. Once ashore, the 2.2 kilometre trail winds its way through Milkwood Forests up to steep sandstone cliffs overlooking the wild Atlantic Ocean. It also meanders past ancient Khoi sea caves and through indigenous wilderness. On completion of the trail guests head to the restaurant set on the edge of the lagoon for a sumptuous buffet lunch.

 

Accommodation: The Rex Hotel (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

 


 

Day 4 – Knysna - Oudtshoorn

 

The Safari Ostrich Farm was established in 1956 in the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn. Oudtshoorn finds itself along the celebrated Garden Route region, where natural beauty is simply awe-inspiring. At the farm, you can engage in tours that will show the inner workings of an ostrich farm. It has two onsite restaurants that serve delicious home-made fair and all meals are enjoyed in a serene garden setting. The Safari Ostrich Farm also offers a shop that sells a wide range of elegant and well crafted ostrich leather products including handbags, ladies purses, belts and wallets.

 

Oudtshoon's famous Cango Caves can be explored on a guided tour (all guides are accredited) and is one of Africa's most spectacular natural formations with vast caverns, beautiful, delicate and sometimes majestic stalagmites and stalactites, and dripstone caverns. Some of these formations have quirky names that include 'glass flower fantasy' and 'weird cango candle'. The Cango Caves have been formed over millions of years to create this enchanting subterranean world. Duck, crawl and manoeuvre your way through this limestone wonderland. It is one of the Garden Route's most beautiful attraction. 

 

Accommodation: La Plume Guest House or similar

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

  


 

Day 5 – Oudtshoorn - Hermanus

 

This morning after breakfast, we depart for your onward journey to the seaside resort of Hermanus, known as the heart of the whale route, offering the best land based whale watching in the world. 

This seaside village promises to enchant visitors all year round!

 

Accommodation: Aurberge Burgundy (or similar)

Included Meals: Breakfast

  


 

Day 6 – Hermanus - Cape Town

 

After an early morning breakfast, you have an opportunity of doing a boat based, whale watching trip in search of the gentle giants. It is definitely a magical experience to be treasured. (Optional for your own account). Later in the afternoon, we depart for your onward journey to Cape Town.