One night in Oudtshoorn and two nights at the Knysna Waterfront.
Visit the Cango Caves and an Ostrich Ranch. Explore the
Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Natures Valley and take
a boat cruise to Seal Island at Mossel Bay.
Your tour begins at
Mid-day at George or Plettenberg Bay
There are several options
getting to the Garden Route. You can fly
from Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban.
arrange a door to door private road transfer from Cape Town or Port Elizabeth. There is a luxury coach service from Cape Town and Port
Transport Details Below)
A Typical Itinerary:
depart from George/Plett Airport in the early afternoon.
We journey to Knysna via the Wilderness.
Here we stop for an optional craft Beer tasting. Arriving in Knysna, there is time to discover the craftsmen, who
have settled in the area from every corner of South Africa. This
region has a tremendous range of arts and crafts, in all mediums. visit
the Knysna Heads where the mighty Indian Ocean rushes in and out of
the Knysna Lagoon.
Wind up the day with an optional Lagoon sunset cruise. There
are a number of options including luxury
This evening guests are invited to the Knysna Yacht Club for
sundowners and a
is in an apartment at the Knysna Waterfront.
Today you will explore Plettenberg Bay and the Tsitsikamma
region. Originally named Bahia Formosa (Beautiful Bay) by the first
Portuguese explorers, Plettenberg Bay more than lives up to its name
as you spend time in its environs. We will do some whale spotting
and in the winter months there will be plenty of whales to view
close to the shore.
The coastal road we follow wends it's way along steep river
gorges, over spectacular mountain passes and through dense
indigenous forests and ferns. We visit the tiny settlement of
Nature's Valley, one of the loveliest havens of tranquillity along
the Garden Route. Our exploration of this ancient forest leads
through the tangle of trees, ferns and creepers and the the
undisputed monarch of the forest - gigantic Outeniqua Yellowoods.
Enjoy your lunch on the beach at Plettenberg Bay.
Enjoy a tour of Monkeyland or the Birds of Eden before
departing back to Knysna. Free evening to explore the Waterfront and
dine at one of the many restaurants.
we head for Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. The Route takes you
through the seven passes road which winds through forests, farmlands
and rivers. We travel over the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, principal centre of the Klein
Karoo and undisputed "ostrich capital" of the world. Our itinerary
includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich Show Farm where, amidst
enormous flocks of these strange birds, we are shown their
development from the one kg egg to the 100 kg adult.
then visit one of the great wonders of Africa -
the subterranean wonderland of Cango Caves for a tour of this vast
sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of
End the day with an optional wine tasting, sampling some of the finest wines
from the region. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.
we head down to Mossel Bay. Enjoy a boat ride out to Seal Island
to view seals, whales and sometimes the Great White Shark. We also
explore the Diaz Museum. After an opportunity to do some last minute
shopping and enjoy lunch at the seaside, we drop off our guests in the
mid afternoon at George Airport for your onward flight or coach
transport to Cape Town or Port Elizabeth.
Three nights accommodation with breakfasts. Ground transportation and
driver from George on day 1 to George on Day 4. Barbeques on day 1. Entry to Monkeyland, Seal Island cruise, Cango Caves and Ostrich Ranch. Tourism
levies and sales tax.
Are lunches, dinners, optional activities, flights or transfers
to and from George, drinks, tips
and personal items.
Dolphins at Plettenberg Bay