6-Day Garden Route & Addo Tour from Cape Town

Explore the beautiful Cape Garden Route and Addo Elephant National Park in a small group ( no more that 8 people) with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. With over 30 years of touring experience behind us, we will make your trip one to remember. It is conducted at a relaxed pace with your safety and comfort in mind.
Highlights include Cape Agulhas and the southern tip of Africa, the beautiful Tsitsikamma forests with lots of activities on offer, as well as the stunning coastal towns of Mossel Bay, Wilderness and Knysna. We end the tour off with a day and a half in the Addo Elephant National Park where you have a chance to spot the Big 5.
All accommodation is in hotels, guesthouses or lodges of a 3 to 4 star standard, and we depart from central location in Cape Town. The tour ends in Port Elizabeth.
We can arrange a transfer back to Cape Town after your tour for a nominal charge.

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Entance fees to the Tsitsikamma National Park and Addo National Park
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Klein River Cheese
    • Entry/Admission - Raka Wine
    What's excluded :
    • Any optional activities
    • Meals and drinks not specified on the itinerary
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Agulhas Lighthouse
    • Entry/Admission - Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

  • Day 1: Cape Town - Hermanus - Cape Agulhas - Swellendam

    Stop At: Peregrine Farm Stall, N 2 Highway, Grabouw 7160 South Africa
    After departing Cape Town, we have a quick stop at the Perigrine Farm Stall in Elgin. Famous for their pies and coffee.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
    We spend a couple of hours exploring the very picturesque coastal town of Hermanus before heading south towards Cape Agulhas and the Southern tip of Africa. If you are lucky, you may spot whales in the bay.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Klein River Cheese, Klein River Farmstead R326, Klein River, Stanford, Overstrand 7210 South Africa
    Cheese tasting and tour at the Klein Rivier Cheese farm outside Stanford.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Raka Wine, 17km Outside Stanford On R326, Stanford, Overstrand 7210 South Africa
    Wine tasting at Raka Winery.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cape Agulhas - Southernmost Tip of Africa, South Africa
    From Struisbaai, our destination is almost in sight, the Southermost Tip of Africa where the mighty Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. Also know as L’Agulhas, it was originally dubbed Cabo das Agulhas by the Portuguese sailors that landed at this point. It means ‘Cape of the Needles’ and was so named because of the jagged reef and it was one of the only places where true North and magnetic North (the compass needle) coincide.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cape Agulhas Lighthouse, Lighthouse Street, L'Agulhas 7285 South Africa
    Optional Activity: Lighthouse Tour.
    The L'Agulhas Lighthouse overlooks the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. These stormy seas and rocky coastline have claimed more than 140 ships over the years, perhaps most famous of which is the sinking of the HMS Birkenhead, where the concept of “women and children first” has since become known as the “The Birkenhead Drill”.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Swellendam, Swellendam, Overberg District, Western Cape
    Swellendam, South Africa's third oldest town is nestling at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has much to offer visitors who have an interest in history, nature, outdoor activities and art. Swellendam is ideally situated halfway between Cape Town and George and is therefore an ideal stop over for tourists.

    Overnight in Swellendam.
    Duration: 12 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 to 4 star Guesthouse or Lodge in Swellendam

    Day 2: Swellendam - Mossel Bay - Wilderness

    Stop At: Mossel Bay, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
    Idyllically set along the Garden Route on South Africa’s spectacularly scenic coastline, the port town Mossel Bay has rapidly grown from its days as a little fishing village. Today it is a thriving holiday resort town boasting a large bay edged by long sandy beaches. We visit the 19th-century Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse at The Point in Mossel Bay An optional activity is the worlds longest over-the-sea zipline at Mossel Bay Point.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, Market Street, Mossel Bay 6506 South Africa
    Optional activity.
    This complex commemorates the ancient explorers and navigators that sailed around the coast of africa many centuries ago.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wilderness, Wilderness, Western Cape
    Situated along South Africa’s spectacularly scenic Garden Route, the seaside resort town of Wilderness is renowned for its vast stretches of beach and its tranquil beauty. Wilderness is a popular water sport, hiking and birding destination.
    There are various optional activities that you can participate in. These include:
    - Kayaking
    - Tandem paragliding
    - Forest walks
    - Beach walks
    There are also a number of good restaurants in the area that you can choose from.

    Overnight in Wilderness.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 4 star hotel or guesthouse in the Wilderness area

    Day 3: Wilderness - Knysna - Plettenberg Bay - Tsitsikamma

    Stop At: Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571 South Africa
    The view point above the magnificent Knysna Heads is a must for Instagram pictures. The Knysna Heads are a pair of sandstone cliffs that separate the Knysna Lagoon from the sea beyond; a famous landmark along the renowned Garden Route.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Waterfront Knysna Quays, 21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571 South Africa
    A trip to Garden Route is not complete without a visit to the famous Knysna Waterfront, arguably one of the most popular leisure and shopping destinations in the region, boasting a superior marina, a base for luxury yachts and Knysna's gateway for cruises and luxury charters voyaging into the pristine lagoon.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
    En-route to Tstitsikamma, we will head east down the Garden Route, stopping off at the beautiful holiday resort town of Plettenberg Bay to stretch the legs and to do some local sight seeing.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tsitsikamma National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, Eastern Cape
    There is so much to do and see in the Tsitsikamma area that we will spend some time here. Besides exploring the beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth, there are many optional activities to choose from. These include:
    - Bungee Jumping the Bloukrans Bridge
    - Black-water tubing
    - Zipline Canopy Tour
    - Exploring the various hiking trails
    - Tsitsikamma Segeway Tours

    Overnight in Tsitsikamma
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 4 star lodge at the Storms River Village

    Day 4: Tsitsikamma - Addo Elephant National Park.

    Stop At: Tsitsikamma National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, Eastern Cape
    The morning will be spend exploring more of the Tstitsikamma area and participating in some of the option activities on offer.
    After lunch we head for the Addo Elephant National Park
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree, Just west of the Paul Sauer Bridge on the N2, Tsitsikamma National Park South Africa
    Standing guard over the treetop canopy in the heart of the forest is The Big Tree – an eight hundred- year-old Yellowwood. This majestic tree towers over the rest of the canopy; standing 36+m tall and with a trunk circumference of 9m – this is a giant among giants.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Addo, Addo, Sundays River Valley, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape
    We overnight at a lodge just outside the Addo National Park
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 4 lodge or guesthouse just outside Addo National Park

    Day 5: Addo Elephant National Park

    Stop At: Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape
    Set in the enchanting Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, the Addo Elephant National Park is the country’s third largest national park and offers a truly unforgettable safari experience. This finely-tuned ecosystem provides a sanctuary to large numbers of elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, antelope, zebra and over 400 bird species. This unique park is the world’s only park with the ‘Big 7’ - the Big 5 plus the southern right whale and great white shark off the coast of the Algoa Bay.

    We spend a day and a half marvelling at the free-roaming wildlife, enjoy exhilarating game drives, and wonderful optional night drives where you are likely to spot some fascinating nocturnal wildlife. Famed for its large herds of elephant, Addo provides an ideal, tranquil retreat for those looking to escape the suburbia and immerse yourself in nature.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 4 lodge or guesthouse just outside Addo National Park

    Day 6: Addo - Port Elizabeth

    Stop At: Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape
    We spend the morning on a final game drive, before departing the park for Port Elizabeth
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
    Our tour ends in Port Elizabeth, and guests will be dropped off at a central location or at the airport.
    For those who want to return to Cape Town, we do charge a nominal transfer fee. All meals and accommodation charges (1 night) will be for your own account.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Aquarium 1, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All our tours start outside the Aquarium at the V&A WaterfrontAirports
    • Cape Town Intl Airport, Cape Town Central South Africa
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Hotel/Guesthouse/Lodge -Single 3/29/2020 - 10/19/2021
    Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Hotel/Guesthouse/Lodge - Twin 3/29/2020 - 10/19/2021
    Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Activity ID: V-182570P3

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