This 4 Day Garden Route tour starts & ends in Cape Town or Stellenbosch.
The Scheduled tour departs every Friday. (If you prefer a private tour, arrangements can be made for any departure date)
Day 1 : CAPE TOWN – BARRYDALE – OUDTSHOORN (~422km)
We depart on our 4 Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town or Stellenbosch early on Friday morning. Our route takes us to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, known as the Ostrich Capital of the World, via the scenic and spectacular Route 62, which is South Africa’s longest wine route. We will have a lovely lunch and wine tasting at a local winery, before experiencing the subterranean beauty of the Cango Caves on a guided adventure tour. For dinner, we will have an authentic braai (barbeque).
|Included activities:||Cango Caves Adventure Tour; Local Wine Tasting|
Day 2 : OUDTSHOORN – MOSSEL BAY (~115km)
On day 2, we head over the Robinson Mountain pass to enter the Garden Route at Mossel Bay. Here you can spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, or visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboard the longest dune-ride in South Africa. Alternatively, join a historical cave tour on the coastline, showcasing early evidence of modern human behavior. In the afternoon we will go on a game drive on a private game reserve, hoping to see wildlife such as zebra, lion, antelope, and African buffalo.
The evening will be spent in Mossel Bay, with options for several seaside restaurants for dinner.
|Included activities:||Game Drive on Private Game Reserve|
|Optional activities:||10 000 Foot Tandem Skydiving R3300 (extra R600 for video); Sand boarding the longest
dunes R500; Diaz Museum Complex R60; Point of Human Orgin Cave Tour R350 (2pax +)
Day 3 : MOSSEL BAY – TSITSIKAMMA – SEDGEFIELD (~325km)
On the way to Tsitsikamma National Park we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). There is plenty of time for the adventure seekers among you to test their courage. The afternoon will be spent in Tsitsikamma National Park, with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The park has a wide choice of activities for all, including hiking, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming. Late afternoon you can spend exploring Sedgefield with its spectacular views and beaches. For dinner, we will have a traditional potjie (stew) at a beach bar.
|Included meals:||Breakfast and Dinner|
|Included activities:||Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park|
|Optional activities:||216 M Bloukrans bungee jump, R1400; Zipline Adventure, R695;
Kayak and Lilo Adventure in Storms River, R695
Day 4 : SEDGEFIELD – WILDERNESS – CAPE TOWN (~465km)
Final touring day, we travel to Wilderness National Park, where we will explore the Touw River by canoe. After about 40 minutes, the canoes will be left for a 2km hike along a boardwalk, which will take us to a lovely waterfall and rock pools. After the canoeing, we will drive back to Cape Town, finishing the tour between 17:00 – 19:00 on Monday evening.
|Included activities:||Canoeing and Hiking in Wilderness National Park|
- Services of a professional tour guide
- Pick up and drop off
- Transportation, as described in the itinerary
- 3 nights’ accommodation (backpacker or guesthouse options)
- Dinners (day 1 & 3) and breakfasts (day 2, 3, and 4)
- Local wine tasting
- Cango Caves adventure tour
- Game drive on a private game reserve
- Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
- Hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park