Magnificent Garden Route

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Magnificent Garden Route

Discover the delights of South Africa’s famed Garden Route as you make the scenic coastal journey from Cape Town to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth). Along the way, you’ll explore historic towns, golden beaches, picturesque wine estates, geological wonders and lush indigenous forests.

Tour Nights

  • Oudtshoorn: 2 nights
  • Knysna: 1 nights
  • Tour code: AWSA50
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Group Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Visit Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa
  • Join a guided tour of an Ostrich Farm in Oudtshoorn
  • Explore the magnificent Cango Caves
  • Enjoy a wine tasting in the scenic Schoemanshoek Valley
  • Take an immersive journey into the Knysna Forests

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Cape Town - Cape Agulhas - Oudtshoorn
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    Cape Town - Cape Agulhas - Oudtshoorn

    This morning you will be met by your local tour guide and depart for the scenic Garden Route. Travel along Sir Lowry’s Pass, with its magnificent views, to Grabouw and Elgin, a lush landscape surrounded by majestic mountains. Stop en route at a farmstall packed with locally produced products from the area. Our journey continues to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. The area has largely been untouched and unexplored with its rugged coastline being the graveyard for many a ship. The historic Cape Agulhas Lighthouse is considered the icon that signifies the tip of Africa. After this thrilling experience, we continue via historic Swellendam and the Tradouw Pass to Barrydale and the famous Route 62. Sample top quality port style wines in Calitzdorp, before continuing to Oudtshoorn, the ‘ostrich feather capital’ and centre of the world’s Ostrich farming industry. Overnight in Oudtshoorn. Enjoy dinner at an Ostrich Farm, dining on local specialities such as Ostrich Steak.
    Meals included: Dinner  
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  • Day 2 Oudtshoorn
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    Oudtshoorn

    After a leisurely breakfast take a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. Afterwards enjoy a wine tasting at a local wine estate in the scenic Schoemanshoek Valley. Return to Oudtshoorn for a fun filled interactive guided tour at a working Ostrich Farm. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.
    Meals included: Breakfast  

  • Day 3 Oudtshoorn - Knysna
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    Oudtshoorn - Knysna

    Travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George, with its many historical landmarks, and on to the attractive resort town of Wilderness. Continue to Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, where you will journey into the magical Knysna Forests, home to elusive Knysna elephants. Visit the Dalene Matthee Big Tree Memorial and enjoy lunch in the forest at Totties Farm Kitchen.
    Meals included: Breakfast & lunch 

  • Day 4 Knysna - Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)
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    Knysna - Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

    After breakfast, you will head eastward along the Tsitsikamma Forest to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), affectionately known as ‘the friendly city’, where your tour will end.
    Meals included: Breakfast 

Dates & Guide Prices

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Hotels

  • La Plume Boutique Guest House
    La Plume Boutique Guest House
    Oudtshoorn
  • Aha The Rex Hotel
    Aha The Rex Hotel
    Knysna

La Plume Boutique Guest House

Oudtshoorn
  • La Plume Boutique Guest House

La Plume is perfectly situated to explore the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn, and its surroundings. Located in Oudtshoorn, La Plume Boutique Guest House is within a 15-minute drive of Safari Ostrich Show Farm and C.

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Aha The Rex Hotel

Knysna
  • Aha The Rex Hotel

Located on the World Famous Garden Route, The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style and impeccable service making it one of the most exhilarating getaways in its class. The Rex is close to Knysna Quays, Knysna Elephant Pa

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What's Included?

  • Meet & Greet services on arrival. 
  • Transportation including toll fees in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Accommodation at hotels as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals, 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner including gratuity.
  • Services of a professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water in eco-friendly packaging.

What's not Included?

  • Return International flights.
  • Visas fees.
  • Any tips and gratuities.
  • Entrance fees not mentioned.
  • Any medical or travel insurance.
  • Personal items (beverages, cigarettes, telephone calls, room service, laundry and other extras).
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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