Trip to South Africa

6 Day Garden Route

Ref: GR06XT


Jump on this adventure with us in 6 days around Garden Route passing through amazing views. Explore some of the best routes in South Africa in an exciting tour, full of amazing experiences!

  • 5 Breakfast
  • 4 Dinner
  • 1 English Guide
  • Vehicle with Reclining Seats
  • Departures Every Saturday
  • Garden Route
  • Starting & Ending in Cape Town


South Africa




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Double P/P Sharing


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Day 1 – Cape Town to Struisbaai: Overberg, Whale Route, Cape Agulhas

Departing Cape Town from 8:00 am (Stellenbosch around 9:30 am), our exciting journey begins today as we join the world famous whale route in Gordons Bay for a stunning drive along the picturesque R44 mountain pass overlooking False Bay to the vibrant coastal town of Hermanus. After an opportunity to take some photographs and lunch on the seafront, we continue to Birkenhead Brewery to sample some fine beers before moving on to the southernmost tip of Africa in Cape Agulhas National Park.

After a visit to the lookout point we make our way back to our accommodation along “Die Plaat”, the longest beach in the Southern Hemisphere (if time allows). This day is designed to be a relaxing one for you to get to know your fellow travellers, to get used to travelling in our vehicle and to settle into the comfortable routine of life on tour.

Meals: None (Dinner on own account)

Accommodation Facilities: Shared ablutions, bar, internet, swimming pool

Travel time: ±4 hrs

Included Highlight: Land Based Whale Watching in Hermanus / Shopping Beer/ Wine tasting at Birkenhead Brewery

Optional Activities: Shark cage diving (to be pre-booked & paid)

Day 2 – Cape Agulhas to Sedgefield: Zipline Obstacle course & Aloe Factory

After breakfast, we start driving inland again, this time towards the famed Garden Route! We visit an Aloe factory in Albertinia. For our last stop we will enjoy some fun with either a canopy tour, experience the thrill of crossing rope bridges, wobbly crossings and zip wires high up in the trees OR some Quad Biking.  We finish off the day with some beach time down at Myoli Beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, entertainment areas

Travel time: ±4 hrs

Included Highlight (day 2/6): Aloe Factory OR Canoeing & Hike

Optional Activities (day 2/6): Treetop Obstacle Course & Zipline (seasonal – not in winter)

Day 3 – Oudtshoorn day trip: Little Karoo, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Wildlife Endangered Ranch

We begin the day with a drive over the picturesque Outeniqua mountain range into the semi desert region of the Klein Karoo and Oudtshoorn. Known as the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn is situated in a beautiful valley between the Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains, and offers the wildlife and adventure enthusiast loads to choose from!

The Cango Caves will be the first stop and here we’ll embark on a 1-hour guided tour of the cave system to view its massive caverns and a wonderland of stalactite and stalagmite formations, millions of years old. Cango Caves is a world heritage site and one of the great wonders of the natural world. If you enjoy spelunking and don’t mind trying to squeeze through some smaller gaps then you are also welcome to take the 1.5 hour adventure tour!

Next is an option to view Ostriches on a ostrich farm, OR go on a guided tour of the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch, home to many local and exotic endangered species.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, entertainment areas

Travel time: ±3 hrs

Included Highlight: Standard or adventure guided tour of Cango Caves OR Cango Endangered Wildlife ranch

Optional Activities: Tour of a Ostrich farm

Day 4 – Sedgefield – Jeffrey’s Bay: Monkey OR Elephant Sanctuary, Bloukrans Bungee & Tsitsikamma National Park

This morning we drive through Knysna on our way to the Crags where you have a number of options to choose from:

  1. Elephant Sanctuary where you learn about the orphaned elephants OR
  2. Monkey Sanctuary where rescued monkeys roam free in a large jungle area.

Our next stop is the World’s highest commercial Bungee Jump at 216 meters where you have the opportunity to experience this adrenalin pumping activity or you can take a beautiful walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma National Park to the Storms river swing bridges before we head to the famous surfing town of Jeffreys Bay where we stay at a backpackers directly on the beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation Facilities: Shared ablutions, bar, restaurant, internet

Travel time: ±2-3 hrs

Included Highlight: Tsitsikamma Forest (Choose between Tsitsikamma Forest & Bungee – Tsitsikamma Forest Included & Bungy Optional)

Optional Activities: Elephant OR Monkey Sanctuary, Bloukrans bungee jump (216m), Bloukrans Bridge walking tour

Day 5 – Jeffrey’s Bay – Addo National Park – Sedgefield: Game Drive (Addo), Surfing/ Shopping time (Jeffrey’s bay)

There are 2 options to choose from this morning:

  1. Sleep in and take some time in the morning to explore the towns many surf factory shops, or go for a surf lesson in one of the most famous surf spots on earth.
  2. Wake up early and head to Addo Elephant National park where we go on a morning game drive to view the multitudes of wild animals. Addo is home to the Big 5 and it also has the highest concentration of African Elephants in the world!

We then take a relaxed drive back towards Sedgefield for the night. If there is time available we will visit the famous Knysna Heads for some absolutely amazing pictures where the ocean meets the inlet to the Knysna Lagoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, entertainment areas, wifi

Travel Time: ±6 hrs

Included Highlight: Jeffrey’s Bay/Addo Entrance & Game Drive with Cape to Addo guide & Knysna Heads

Optional Activities: Surf Lessons/Shopping OR Addo Game Drive with SANP (morning)

Day 6 Sedgefield to Cape Town: Return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass

After a breakfast we begin a beautiful canoe trip down one of the many tranquil rivers in the area, followed by a short hike to a stunning waterfall.

We then visit an Aloe factory in Albertinia and enjoy a wonderful scenic drive via Swellendam and Sir Lowry’s Pass. We arrive in Cape Town late Thursday afternoon/early evening.

Meals: Breakfast

Travel time: ±5 hrs

Included Activities (day 2/6): Aloe Factory / Canoeing & Hike


Included in the price:

  • Qualified and registered tour guide
  • All transport in vehicle with AC, CD player and reclining seats
  • All accommodation + bedding
  • Breakfast (5) and Dinner (4) as specified on Itinerary
  • Visit to Cape Agulhas
  • Beer/Wine tasting in Hermanus
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Cango Caves OR Cango Wildlife ranch entry fee
  • Jeffreys Bay OR Addo Entrance and Game Drive with Cape to Addo guide
  • Knysna Heads
  • Entrance to Wilderness National park
  • Canoe trip and hike to waterfall in Wilderness
  • Visit to an aloe factory




Price per person - Terrestrial


Season Room type Value
until 31/10/2019 Dormitory R 7000
Twin Share R 8250
Single R 9000
from 01/11/2019 to 31/10/2020 Dormitory R 7600
Twin Share R 9100
Single R 10100

For Guest House option please contact us.

Optional activity rates (Contact us for updated rates):

  • Gansbaai – Shark cage diving (to be pre-booked & paid)
  • Oudtshoorn – Cango Ostrich Farm
  • Oudtshoorn – Cango Wildlife Ranch (entrance+1 hour tour)
  • Tsitsikamma – Bloukrans Bungy Jump
  • Tsitsikamma – Bloukrans bridge walking tour
  • Addo NP – Game drive with SANP
  • Jeffrey’s Bay – Surfboard & wetsuit rental per hour
  • The Crags – Elephant Sanctuary
  • The Crags – Monkey Sanctuary
  • Wilderness – Treetop Obstacle Zipline Course
  • Wilderness – Quad Biking

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