Addo - Garden Route - Winelands - Cape Town :   6 Days

 

 
 

 
     
 

Addo National Elephant Park

 

 
 
 

   Highlights

Visit Addo Elephant National Park - Elephants, Lions, Leopards Buffalo & more

Experience the Garden Route,  Natures Valley,  Knysna and Plettenberg Bay

Taste oysters and some of the regions finest wines  at the Knysna Waterfront

Tour Oudtshoorn, the Cango Caves & an Ostrich Show Ranch along  Route 62

Enjoy wine tasting and a cellar tour in the Winelands. Sample our Craft Beers

Optional extra day : Visit Cape of Good Hope, Penguin Colony & Table Mountain

 

 

 
 
 

We invite you to Experience Addo Elephant Park near Port Elizabeth with its friendly Elephants and the rest of the Big 5. Explore the Garden Route, Route 62 and the Cape Winelands. Join our awesome private / small group 6 day tour with overnight stays in Addo, Knysna, Oudtshoorn and the Winelands. 

View Whales and dolphins in Plettenberg Bay.  Stroll along pristine beaches with no other footprints – only the endangered Oystercatcher. Visit ancient forests where elusive wild elephants and leopards lurk in the shadows. See Giant Yellowwood trees at Natures Valley. Drive through the Cape Floral Kingdom of Fynbos and Proteas.

Take a boat cruise to the stunning Knysna Heads and delight in the shopping and fine culinary delights at the Knysna Waterfront. Experience the spectacular Cango Caves and the comical Ostrich. Taste oysters and some of the regions finest wines and fresh juices. Visit scenic wine estates and taste some of their fine wines.

The tour is conducted by an experienced chauffeur driver/ guide / host who will remain with you throughout the tour. Luxury accommodation is in four star Guest Houses, Lodges or Apartments and includes daily breakfasts. Also included are Dinners, Lunches and entry fees to Activities & Attractions as per itinerary. A minimum of two travellers is required for this tour to take place.

Optional: Stay with us one extra night and visit: The Cape of Good Hope, The Penguin Colony, Chapmans Peak Drive and Table Mountain.

 

A Typical Itinerary:

DAY 1 (Dinner)   

Departure is from your Port Elizabeth Hotel or Airport. Transfer to the Addo Elephant Park Region. Enjoy a full day Game Drive in our own vehicle. We spend an unforgettable time in the Park teeming with wildlife.

Addo offers viewing of some of Africa's most impressive animals, including elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, leopard, kudu, a great variety of other antelope species, as well as birds, plants, insects and reptiles.

Optional Sunset Drive is available. Accommodation is in the Addo Rest Camp chalets or nearby Private Lodge.

 

DAY 2 (Breakfast + Lunch) 

After breakfast we take the road towards the Garden Route. Our Route follows the coastal road winding its way along river gorges, over breathtaking mountain passes and through dense indigenous forests. Our exploration of this ancient forest includes a drive through Natures Valley, which winds its way through the tangle of trees, ferns and creepers to massive Outeniqua Yellowwood trees.  Enjoy a short walk in  the forest or on the beach. 

En route guests may choose between a visit to Monkeyland, Birds Of Eden or Tenikwa Wildlife Sanctuary. (Optional at own cost) We pass through Plettenberg Bay and on to Knysna. Here guests may enjoy an optional yacht or boat sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon.

Accommodation is in the Knysna Waterfront or a local Guest House.

DAY 3 (Breakfast) 

After breakfast we visit the Knysna Region. Explore the Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Beach, Brenton and Buffalo Bay. A forest Hike is also available. The afternoon is free for optional activities such as Whale Watching or the popular Knysna Township Trail. 

Guests are invited to enjoy a typical South African barbeque (Braai) at the Knysna Yacht Club.

DAY 4 (Breakfast)   

After Breakfast there is time for a look at the arts and crafts market before we depart for Oudtshoorn. Our first stop is the Cango Caves.

Visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of the Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering dripstones. Overnight in Oudtshoorn.

DAY 5  (Breakfast + Lunch + 1 Wine /Juice Tasting)  

We begin the day with a stop at an Ostrich Ranch where flocks of these strange birds are kept. We are shown their development from the egg to the 100 kg adult. We continue driving along the Route 62. The drive takes us through some wonderful mountain scenery and small rural villages until we reach the Cape Winelands.

Enjoy a stop for lunch and a wine tasting before checking in to your accommodation which is situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Enjoy a sunset walk amongst the vineyards.  

DAY 6  (Breakfast + Lunch)  

We visit Stellenbosch where guests are taken on a tour of a wine cellar and enjoy a wine tasting. We stop at Spier Estate for another wine tasting and a lunch platter. Continue on to Cape Town. Guests are dropped off at their Hotel / Airport between 14h00 - 16h00.

Guided Tour Ends.

Included in the Price:  Five nights accommodation in 3/4 star accommodation with breakfasts. All ground transportation & chauffer driver. Dinner on Day 1. Lunch on days 2, 5 & 6.  Entrance fees to the Cango Caves & Ostrich Ranch. 2 wine tastings & 1 cellar tour. Tourism Levies.

NOT Included in the Price: Airfares, lunches and dinners not listed in the itinerary; Addo Park Conservation levy (Payable at the gate). Optional activities such as: Sunset Game Drive at Addo; Monkeyland, Knysna Boat Cruise; Boat Based Whale Watching; Township Tour. Tips and gratuities; laundry; alcoholic beverages and personal items.

Day 7: Optional Extra Day (Breakfast & Lunch) 

Tour of the Cape of Good Hope.  Wonderful mountainous scenery is coupled with quaint seaside villages such as Muizenberg, Kalk Bay and Fish Hoek.  We stop at Boulders beach to see the African Penguin Colony.

The next stop is Cape Point where guests can visit the Cape of Good Hope, the meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic ocean currents. The return journey takes you along the scenic Chapmans Peak Pass and Hout Bay. Guests can enjoy a Fish & Chips Lunch at Hout Bay Harbour at the famous "Fish On The Rocks". An optional visit to the top of Table Mountain will end the day. Your Hotel or Airport Drop-off will be at 15h00 – 16h00.

 

Included in the Price: Accommodation (B/b) on Day 6. Lunch at the “Fish on the Rocks” at Hout Bay Harbour. Transportation and chauffeur driver for a guided tour of the Cape Peninsula.

Not included in the Price: National Parks Conservation levy at Boulders Beach and the Cape of Good Hope. The Cable Car at Table Mountain is also not included.

 
           

DETAILED MAP

 

 Addo Elephant Park

 Knysna

 Ostrich Ranch

Cango Caves

Cape Winelands

 

 Table Mountain - A World Heritage Site

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
  
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