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8 days
Garden Route

Explore The garden Route

8 Days

Prepare yourselves for an exhilarating journey through the heart of South Africa’s natural beauty, a path where untamed wilderness meets serene landscapes. Our 8-Day Garden Route Tour is designed to immerse you in the splendour of South Africa’s most iconic coastline, a journey of discovery, adventure, and unforgettable memories. Your journey will take you from the bustling streets of Cape Town to the tranquil shores of Knysna Lagoon, from the dramatic cliffs of Cape Point to the mysterious depths of the Cango Caves. You’ll walk alongside elephants in Addo Elephant National Park and perhaps even brave the world’s highest bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge. From the moment we set off, each day is a promise of new wonders. Picture yourself standing atop the world-renowned Table Mountain, with Cape Town’s sprawling beauty below. Imagine walking through the ancient forests of Tsitsikamma, where the air is filled with the calls of exotic birds. Envision yourself basking in the sun on pristine beaches, with the warm African sun painting everything gold.Accommodations have been carefully selected to offer you comfort and tranquillity after each day’s adventures. Whether you’re staying in a cosy guesthouse or a luxury lodge, you’ll experience warm South African hospitality at its best.

What’s Included

Professional guide All road transfers Accommodation during Garden Route Tour All activities listed during Garden Route Tour Breakfast during Garden Route Tour Road Tolls Flight from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg Bottled water during the trip.

What’s Excluded

  • International flights
  • Lunch and Dinner available at your own cost
  • Alcoholic drinks Soft drinks Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Tour Highlights

  • Storms River
  • Bloukrans Bridge
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Knysna Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Franschhoek

Garden Route Tour Itinerary

Day One

Morning: Depart from Cape Town early in the morning, heading toward Mossel Bay. Enjoy the scenic drive and the changing landscapes. 

Afternoon: Arrive in Mossel Bay. Visit the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex and the Post Office Tree. Enjoy lunch at a local seafood restaurant.

 Evening: Check into your accommodation. Spend the evening at leisure, perhaps exploring the beach or dining at one of the town's excellent restaurants.

Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town

Day Two

Morning: After breakfast, head to Oudtshoorn, known as the ostrich capital of the world. En route, consider a stop at an Aloe factory to learn about this unique plant and its uses. 

Afternoon: Visit an Ostrich Farm for a tour and lunch. Afterward, explore the Cango Caves – one of South Africa's natural wonders. 

Evening: Check into your accommodation in Oudtshoorn. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant offering Karoo specialties.

Day 2 - Mossel Bay - Oudtshoorn

Day Three

Morning: Depart for Knysna via the picturesque Outeniqua Pass. Visit the Knysna Elephant Park in the morning for a close encounter with these magnificent animals. Afternoon: Arrive in Knysna. Enjoy a lunch cruise on the Knysna Lagoon, visiting the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Evening: Check into your hotel. Spend the evening exploring the Knysna Waterfront.

Day 3 - Oudtshoorn - Knysna

Day Four

Morning: Explore the Knysna Heads in the morning for spectacular views. Then, travel to Plettenberg Bay. Afternoon: Visit the Robberg Nature Reserve for a hike, offering stunning ocean and beach views. Alternatively, enjoy a marine safari to spot dolphins and seals. Evening: Return to Knysna or stay in Plettenberg Bay. Enjoy a beachside dinner

Day 4: Knysna - Plettenberg Bay

Day Five

Morning to Afternoon: Spend the day in Tsitsikamma National Park. Activities include hiking, a canopy tour, visiting the Big Tree, or experiencing the adrenaline rush of the highest bungee jump from the Bloukrans Bridge. Evening: Return to your accommodation. Relax and reminisce about the day’s adventures over dinner.

Day 5: Tsitsikamma National Park

Day Six

Morning: Travel to Jeffrey's Bay, famous for its surfing beaches. Spend some time on the beach or visit the Surfing Museum. Afternoon: Head towards Addo Elephant National Park. Embark on an afternoon safari in search of elephants and other wildlife. Evening: Check into a lodge near the park. Enjoy a dinner under the stars

Day 6: Jeffrey’s Bay - Addo Elephant National Parksitsikamma National Park

Day Seven

Morning: Enjoy a morning game drive in Addo Elephant National Park. Afternoon: Depart for Port Elizabeth. Upon arrival, take a city tour including the Donkin Reserve and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Evening: Check into your hotel in Port Elizabeth. Enjoy your last evening at a local restaurant.

Day 7: Addo Elephant National Park - Port Elizabeth

Day Eight

Depending on your departure time to explore the city or go to the beach.

Afternoon transfer to the airport 

End of the Tour

Day 8 - Depart from Port Elizabeth