Wander along the Garden Route – a piece of paradise on the south-eastern coast of South Africa. Explore pristine beaches of the Indian Ocean, follow forest footpaths within Tsitsikamma; Wilderness National Park and search for some of the Big 5 animals in a private Game Reserve. Add optional activities; like bungee jumping and waterfall zip-lining to tailor this trip to match your taste for adventure.
Day 1 : CAPE TOWN – BREEDE RIVER VALLEY – OUDTSHOORN
Morning pick-up in Cape Town or Stellenbosch.
Kick-start your day with a wine tasting on the banks of the Breede River.
Journey through the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo as you travel along Route 62, a scenic road meandering all the way from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn.
– Overnight in Oudtshoorn
Day 2 : OUDTSHOORN – KNYSNA – TSITSIKAMMA – STORMSRIVER
Travel route ± 225 km
Tour deep underground in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains,
admiring the illuminated limestone formations of the Cango Caves.
Visit the Knysna Heads viewing point.
Walk along forest trails in Tsitsikamma National Park.
Craft beer-tasting at a local micro brewery.
– Overnight in Stormsriver area
Day 3 : STORMSRIVER – TSITSIKAMMA – WILDERNESS – SEDGEFIELD
Travel route ± 170 km
Zigzag across the river gorge along zipline cables and experience nature from a different angle. (Optional at extra cost).
Optional bungee jumping to face your fears as you bungee from the world’s highest bungee-jumping bridge. Alternatively, visit the 1000 year old Big Tree in the Tsitsikamma Forest.
Jump into a two-man canoe and row gently down the river in the Wilderness National Park.
– Overnight in Sedgefield
Day 4 : SEDGEFIELD – GAME DRIVE – CAPE TOWN
Travel route ± 470 km
Spot some of Africa’s wildlife from an open top 4×4 safari vehicle in a malaria-free private game reserve.
Travel back to Cape Town by late evening.
Things to Bring
- Beach Towel for swimming
- Swim costume
- Comfortable/ walking shoes
- Sunscreen & hat
– Pick-up from and Drop-off at your accommodation in Cape Town areas.
– Wilderness canoeing
– Wilderness National Park entry fee
– Tsitsikamma National Park entry fee
– Cango Caves tour
– 4×4 Game Drive in a Private Game Reserve
– Friendly local driver-guide
– Transport to tour’s hotspots – with licensed and insured vehicle(s)
– Accommodation for 3 nights – as per package selected
– Meals and drinks
– Personal insurance
– Waterfall Zipline (+/-R375pp)
– Bungy jump (+/- R890 pp)
BACKPACKER Dorm R4 600
BACKPACKER double R5 600
BACKPACKER twin R5 600
BACKPACKER single R6 500
3*GUESTHOUSE double R7 200
3*GUESTHOUSE twin R7 200
3*GUESTHOUSE single R8 200