Tour Highlights Include:
Winelands - Cango Caves - Ostrich Ranch - Cango Wildlife Ranch -
Knysna Lagoon Cruise - Mossel Bay - Seal Island
Guests leave Cape Town early (07h30)and travel through some of the
wine-producing valleys of the Western Cape. Each valley is graced
with great scenic beauty and we enjoy a wine tasting at one of the
elegant estates nestled amongst the vineyards that blanket the
Finding our way into the unique Klein Karoo by way of the superb Cogmanskloof
Pass, we travel through a string of picturesque small towns set in this uniquely
beautiful scenery. We arrive in the town of 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.
We 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 glittering dripstones. (Optional sunset game safari)
Overnight in Oudtshoorn.
A visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch will reveal
cheetahs, lions, tigers, crocodiles and much more.
You will traverse
the spectacular Outeniqua Mountains and descend into the heart of
the Garden Route.
Stop for an optional lunch at the beach at
Arriving in the village of
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.
(Optional visit to the
Knysna Elephant Park)
We wind up the day
sunset lagoon cruise on the beautiful Knysna
Lagoon. Overnight in Knysna.
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 Mall we
arrive at George Airport in the mid afternoon.
This tour can begin in George and end in Cape Town OR begin in Port
Elizabeth and end in George with slight changes to the itinerary.
Accommodation; breakfasts, transportation and
driver/guide; entry to activities as per itinerary, tourism levy and sales tax.
Excluded: Lunches, dinners, optional activities, flights, drinks, tips
and personal items.