The Garden Route is a beautiful stretch of coastal paradise where you can feast your eyes on everything fauna and flora - and not to mention our friendly South African people. It is a beautiful stretch of coastal paradise where you can feast your eyes on everything fauna and flora - and not to mention our friendly South African people.

Day 1: (Sun) Port Elizabeth /Knysna (D)
We set off from the airport between 11h00 and 12h00 (and earlier if everyone has already arrived), travelling through the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest towards the romantic seaside resort of Knysna, in the heart of the famous Garden Route, with scenic stops along the way. Dinner and overnight in Knysna.

Accommodation: Knysna Hollow or similar
Distance travelled today: 320 kms

Day 2: (Mon) Knysna (BB, L)
Cruise on the vast Knysna Lagoon and visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Enjoy an amazing view of the imposing sandstone ‘Heads’ which guard the sea entrance to Knysna’s huge tidal lagoon, and the forests, marshes and pristine beaches beyond. After lunch the remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy this lovely and special town.

Accommodation: Knysna Hollow Country Estate or similar
Distance travelled today: 15 kms

Day 3: (Tue) Oudtshoorn (BB, HL)
This morning we head underground for a fascinating tour of the Cango Caves, one of South Africa’s most incredible natural wonders and enjoy the wonderful views of the spectacular Outeniqua Pass en route to Oudtshoorn, the ‘feather capital of the world’, so named because it’s the centre of South Africa’s ostrich industry. After lunch, which features Ostrich Steak on the menu, we learn more about these hardy, enigmatic creatures during a tour of an ostrich farm.

Accommodation: Queens Hotel or similar
Distance travelled today: 210 kms

Day 4: (Wed) Cape Town (BB)
A day of magnificent vistas! Enjoy the ever changing passing canvas as we travel to Cape Town. During the whale season we will travel via the seaside village of Hermanus in the hopes of catching a glimpse of southern right whales, which frolic offshore (July to November only). Out of season we will return to Cape Town along ‘Route 62’.

Distance travelled today: 475 kms

Departs weekly on a Sunday

01 Jun - 31 Aug 2014
R7770 per person sharing
R840 single supplement

01 Sep - 31 Dec 2014
R8335 per person sharing
R790 single supplement

01 Jan - 30 Apr 2015
R9120 per person sharing
R830 single supplement

01 May - 31 Aug 2015
R8360 per person sharing
R940 single supplement

01 Sep - 31 Dec 2015
R9120 per person sharing
R830 single supplement


Includes

Accommodation as stated or similar

Meals as per itinerary. 

Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicle

Services of a professional English speaking Tourist Guide

Entrance fees and excursions where applicable

Porterage


Excludes

All airfares and airport taxes

All other meals

All excursions and entrances other than stated

Items of a personal nature such as tips, beverages, laundry, etc.

Tour at a Glance

  • Regions: Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Validity: 2014-15
  • Min Pax: 2
  • Highlights: Magnificent Scenery, Quaint & Charming Towns, Knysna Lagoon & Heads
  • Departure Dates: Sundays
  • Meals: As per itinerary
FROM R 7 770.00 PER PERSON