3-Day Private Garden Route Highlights Tour from Cape Town

Discover the beauty of South Africa's famed Garden Route on a 3-day adventure tour with your own private guide. Wander along the Garden Route - a piece of paradise on the southeastern coast of South Africa. Adventure awaits you over the next three days. Choose to join an elephant bush walk where you’ll get to meet three orphaned elephants, walk along forest footpaths and hop in a canoe to float along a calm river in Wilderdess area, keeping an eye out for the abundant birdlife. Face your fears as you hurtle off the world’s highest bridge bungy, or visit a 100-year old tree in the thick of the Tsitsikamma forest. Enjoy a 4x4 safari with a game ranger as you set out to spot some members of Africa’s Big Five, and connect with nature on a tranquil bush walk amongst the animals in a private game reserve. An action-packed itinerary with free time for you to partake in optional activities scheduled or venture off and have your own adventures in the nearby area.

per adult from

$1,368

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • English-speaking professional tour guide
    • 4x4 game drive
    • Wilderness National Park canoe session or forest walk
    • 2 nights of accommodation
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Kaaiman's River
    • Entry/Admission - Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch, dinner and drinks
    • Bungy jump and zipline (about R1350)
    • Elephant Bush Walk experience (about R405)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities

  • Day 1: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn

    Stop At: Oudtshoorn, 6625, South Africa
    Begin with a pickup from your central Cape Town hotel, and then travel in a private vehicle to the Western Cape. Gaze out at the awe-inspiring scenery along Route 62, which meanders through the desert region of Klein Karoo as well as countryside and coastal areas from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. The journey takes between five to six hours, but several stops are factored in so you can stretch your legs, take photos and eat. After venturing through the landscape of rugged plains and towering cliffs, stop in Oudtshoorn, the region’s principle town, so-called ‘ostrich capital,’ and your base for the night.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Cango Caves, 328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625 South Africa
    Drop your bags at your accommodation, and then enjoy a visit to Cango Caves for a tour into the depths of the caves and wander along the subterranean pathways, admiring towering stalactite and stalagmite formations. Your evening is then spent at your leisure, perhaps discovering the nightlife and restaurants of Oudtshoorn.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight: 4-star Buffelsdrift accommodation or similar in the Oudtshoorn area

    Day 2: Oudtshoorn – Sedgefield/ Knysna

    Stop At: Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, Cango Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa
    Pack your bags and check out of your accommodation in the morning. Then, join up with your private guide and take part in an optional 45-minute ‘meet the elephants elephant bush walk’ experience (own expense) at a nearby reserve. Learn about orphaned elephants as you join a ranger and walk alongside these gentle giants in their natural environment.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kaaiman's River, Wilderness South Africa
    After, resume the journey along Route 62 to Wilderness area roughly an hour away. Take to the water on a 1- to 2-hour canoe ride with a local guide, and paddle along a calm river that winds its way through verdant forests.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, Dumbleton Road, Knysna South Africa
    Relax on a scenic coastal drive, enjoying views of Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley, before arriving at Bloukrans Bridge, one of the world’s highest bungee sites. Standing 709 feet (216 meters) above the Bloukrans River, the bridge is the perfect place to face your fears with an optional bungee jump (own expense). Alternatively, set your adrenaline rushing by watching the jumpers take the leap instead. If jumping of bridges is not for you, rather explore the nearby Tsitsikamma National Park with a short easy hike to the surrounding forests.

    Stop At: Sedgefield Lagoon Mouth, 69 Kingfisher Drive Myoli Beach, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573 South Africa
    Then, travel to the coastal town of Sedgefield, check in to your overnight accommodation and spend the evening as you wish. Perhaps go for a dip in the Indian Ocean and then watch the sun slip behind the horizon, or take an evening stroll along Myoli Beach, known as one of the most beautiful spots along the Garden Route.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight: 4-star Dover on Sea or Knysna Quays accommodation in the Sedgefield or Knysna area

    Day 3: Knysna/Sedgefield – Cape Town

    Stop At: Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, Gonnakraal Road, Little Brak River, 6503, South Africa
    Depart from your accommodation in the morning and begin the journey back to Cape Town, stopping along the way to enjoy most of your activities of the tour your last day of adventure. Arrive first at a private game reserve for a 2-hour 4x4 game drive to see some most of Africa’s famous Big Five. Look out for African elephants, Cape buffaloes, lions and rhinos. Giraffes, antelopes, zebras and wildebeests are just some of the other animals you may see as well. Just when you thought your bush experience couldn’t get any better, you’ll hop off your safari vehicle for an up close and personal encounter with nature on a tranquil bush walk. Follow your game ranger as you track wildlife through the coastal renosterveldt and Cape fynbos, keep an eye out for animal tracks, and learn about the medicinal value of the plants around you as you walk. Then, it’s back to your private vehicle for the final leg of the return journey to Cape Town. Finish your 3-day experience with a hotel drop-off in the evening.

    - The exact itinerary is subject to change and may, on occasion, run in a different order.
    - This tour will run exclusively run for you. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to spend more time at the tour’s highlights that interest you the most. Do contact us after booking the tour to let us know if you would prefer any changes of the tour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Africa Select Journeys, 13a Gardner Williams Ave Paardevlei, Cape Town Central 7710 South Africa
    - This private tour will run exclusively run for you. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to spend more time at the tour’s highlights that interest you the most or swop for alternative options. This is a private tour running exclusively for you or your group.
    - Do contact us during of after the booking process to let us know if you would prefer any changes to the tour and we can suggest an updated itinerary and cost estimate if there are any additional charges.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from any hotel, guesthouse, backpackers or street address within 10km radius of Cape Town or Stellenbosch central. If your hotel is not listed, simply select "my hotel is not listed" on the drop-down menu and inform your address.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Optional activities are subject to weather conditions and cannot be guaranteed
    • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult
    • 44lbs (20kg) luggage allowance per person
    • According to availability at time of booking, accommodation will be in the mentioned hotel or in one of a similar standard and star rating.
    • The exact itinerary is subject to change and may, on occasion, run in a different order.
    • This private tour will run exclusively run for you. The itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to spend more time at the tour’s highlights that interest you the most or swop for alternative options. Do contact us after booking the tour to let us know if you would prefer any changes of the tour and we can suggest an updated itinerary and cost estimate if the changes need to be charged extra.
    • Rates (per person) are calculated on 2 people per room sharing. If a single or uneven number of people book, the package rate will add a single supplement fee for the extra person that will overnight in a separate private ensuite room.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • This tour will adhere to the TOURISM INDUSTRY STANDARD COVID-19 SAFE PROTOCOLS during the time of the pandemic as prescribed by TBCSA aligned with the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. The protocols will be updated on an on-going basis in line with pandemic status in South Africa.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Hotspots2c

Activity ID: V-5600GRSAF3PRIV

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