- Experience crossing the Storms River suspension bridge
- Ostrich Farm tractor tour
- Enter the Cango Caves
- Travel along Route 62 – the world’s longest wine route
- Discover the Tsitsikamma forest
- Beach front hotel
- Photographic opportunity at the Knysna Heads
Day 1 | Tuesday
PORT ELIZABETH to PLETTENBERG BAY via EASTERN GARDEN ROUTE (±255km)
Guests depart for the Garden Route around midday. The Garden Route derives its name from the ecologically diverse vegetation of the area found between the Indian Ocean and the Tsitsikamma mountains.
Guests enjoy lunch in Tsitsikamma (own account) and take a short walk to the suspension bridge of the Storms River Mouth. Guests arrive at the beach hotel in Keurboomstrand and enjoy time at leisure.
Guests can enjoy walks on the beach, and stunning sunsets. Dine at the resort’s restaurant (own account).
Overnight at The Dunes Hotel & Resort or similar – Breakfast.
Day 2 | Wednesday
PLETTENBERG BAY to OUDTSHOORN via CANGO CAVES (±160km)
After a hearty breakfast, guests depart for Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, via Knysna. This morning’s excursion gives guests the opportunity to photograph the Knysna Lagoon and the Knysna Heads.
Travelling inland to the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, driving over the Outeniqua Pass, the tour arrives in time for lunch (own account) at an ostrich farm on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, where a tractor tour (own account) introduces guests to the ostrich industry.
In the Cango Valley guests discover the spectacular subterranean world of the Cango Caves (own account). Arriving at the hotel, guests enjoy the afternoon at leisure, and have the opportunity to explore the charming country setting and enjoy dinner (own account).
Overnight at Protea Hotel by Marriott Riempie Estate or similar – Breakfast.
Day 3 | Thursday
OUDTSHOORN to CAPE TOWN via CAPE WINELANDS (±450km)
After breakfast, the tour journeys westwards, along Route 62 and via the Cape Winelands, to Cape Town. Route 62 is an iconic route with intoxicating and ever-changing landscapes and is possibly the world’s longest wine route.
Lunch en route (own account). Guests visit a wine estate for a cheese and wine pairing followed by a guided cellar tour in the Robertson Wine Valley (own account).
Guests arrive at the city hotel in Cape Town late afternoon.
Accommodation: 3-star hotels
Meals: 2 breakfasts
Entrance fees: Garden Route National Park conservation fee (Storms River Bridge)
Green Seat: SANParks Honorary Rangers, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism, The Black Mamba Anti-poaching Unit
Travel insurance, flights, visa fees, airport transfers, porterage,
3 lunches, 2 dinners, optional excursions, gratuities, and personal expenses