Wine tasting and a cheese platter lunch in the
vineyards along the famous Route 62
Visit an Ostrich farm,
Cango Caves & Cheetah Wildlife Ranch. Cage
Diving with Crocodiles
Exciting Cruise through the Knysna Heads or Tree
Top Zip Line through the forest
Experience the highest Bridge Bungy - Jump
and the longest Ocean Zip - Line in the world.
Paragliding, Quad-biking, White Shark Cage
Diving, Whale Watching, Hiking or Kayaking
We invite you to Explore the Garden Route. Join
our private / small group tour with overnight
stays in Knysna, Mossel Bay & Oudtshoorn. Are
you an adrenaline addict, outdoor enthusiast or
just plain adventurous? This awesome tour is
just for you.
Jump the world’s highest Bungee or longest Ocean
Zip Line. Go Paragliding, Kayaking, Quad-biking
and Cage Diving with sharks & crocodiles.
Experience the spectacular Cango Caves and the
comical Ostrich. View seals, whales and marine
bird-life in Mossel 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. Taste oysters
and some of the regions finest wines.
The tour is conducted by an experienced
chauffeur driver/ guide / host who will remain
with you throughout the tour. Luxury
accommodation is in Guest Houses, Lodges or
Villas and includes daily breakfasts. Also
included are some Dinners, Lunches and entry
fees to Activities & Attractions as per
The Tour begins in Cape Town and ends at George
Airport. From George you have an option of
reaching your next destination by Air, Luxury
Coach or Private Road Transfer. Accommodation is
in three or four star Guest Houses, Lodges or
Apartments and includes daily breakfasts,
Dinners and Lunches as per itinerary.
A Typical Itinerary:
(Lunch + Wine Tasting)
Guests leave Cape Town at 08h00 and travel through some
of the wine-producing valleys of the Winelands. Each
valley is graced with great scenic beauty. 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. Lunch and wine tasting at Die Krans in
Calitzdorp, an internationally renowned award winning
We arrive in the town of Oudtshoorn, undisputed "ostrich
capital" of the world. Our first visit is the
Cango Wildlife Ranch to view cheetahs, lions, tigers,
crocodiles and much more.
Today: Cage Diving with Crocodiles. Get
face to face with huge Nile Crocodiles. (Not
Available in Winter months)
DAY 2 (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Wine Tsting)
The day begins with the Cango Caves Adventure
Tour. 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.
Our itinerary includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich
Show Farm where flocks of these strange
birds are kept. We are shown their development from the egg
to the 100 kg adult.
Ostrich is on the menu for lunch today.
After lunch we
head over the Outeniqua Pass to Knysna. En Route we stop
at the Wilderness for an optional Craft Beer or
Gin tasting. We arrive in
Knysna in the late afternoon. Enjoy a
Sun-downer at the Knysna Yacht Club before dinner
at the Knysna Quays. Overnight in Knysna.
Optional Adventure Today:
Knysna Lagoon Experience. Hold
on tight for a safe, fast and thrilling ride on the
unique Knysna RIB* adventure power boat through the
infamous Knysna Heads. Your ultimate boating experience.
DAY 3 (Breakfast )
Today we drive to The Tsitsikamma National Park which is
the adventure capital of the Sunshine Coast. We visit
Plettenberg Bay and try to spot the local dolphins at
play. Visit Natures Valley and take a walk along one of
the most pristine unspoilt beaches in South Africa. View
ancient giant Yellowwood trees.
In the afternoon it is time to get some exercise. Choose
between hiking a Forest Trail or doing a beach walk
along a deserted beach. In the late afternoon we return
to Knysna where guests can go on an Optional
Sunset Cruise: Choose between a yacht or cruiser which
will take you to see the Knysna heads close up.
Optional Adventures Today:
Bungee Jumping: At the Bloukrans Bridge you will have
the opportunity to jump the highest Bungee Jump in the
world. 216 meters of sheer terror.
Forest Canopy Tours: The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour takes
place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma rainforest.
Zip-line your way from tree-top to tree-top. Read
Boat Based Whale Watching: Take a boat ride to see
whales (in winter), dolphins, seals and abundant marine
bird-life. Read More
Before heading off to your next destination there will
be time to explore the many art and craft shops around
Knysna. A beach hike is included today.
In The late afternoon you will check into your Seafront
Hotel in Mossel Bay.
Optional Adventures Today:
Paragliding: Enjoy the thrill of paragliding and soar
like an African Eagle high above the magnificent Garden
Route coastline. No previous experience necessary.
Quad-biking: Quad-biking trails for various skill
levels. Bikes are automatic and easy to use. Trails are
through indigenous bush and spectacular scenery. Read
enjoy a boat ride out to Seal Island to view seals,
whales and sometimes the Great White Shark. We also explore the Diaz Museum.
Depending on your departure time, we will drop
you at George Airport, Coach station or drop you at your hotel/airport in Cape
Town or Port Elizabeth.
Optional Adventures today:
Great White Shark Cage Diving. Get face to Face in a cage dive
experience with the fearsome Great White Shark.
Mossel Bay Zip Line.
The longest ‘over-the-ocean’ zip line in the
world. Spanning approximately 1100 meters in
length and reaching speeds up to 90km/h.
This tour can begin in George & end in
Cape Town with slight changes to the
Accommodation in International Tourist Class 3 &
4 star Guest Houses, lodges or apartments. Daily breakfasts and meals as indicated in the
itinerary. 2 Wine Tastings, ground transportation, Chauffeur driver and entrance to
the Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves,
and Ostrich Ranch, Seal Island Boat trip
and Diaz Museum. Bottled
Water tolls and taxes.
Dinners, lunches, optional activities, alcoholic
beverages and personal items.
Optional Adventure Activities:
Cage Diving with Crocodiles: (Approx
Rates: R 190)
With crocodile cage-diving you are lowered into a clear
water pool in a bite-proof cage and into the company of
4m long Nile crocodiles, each with a bite pressure four
times the amount of pressure a great white shark can
The cages are specially built to withstand the
incredible pressure of these ancient reptiles, and
visitors are exposed to an up-close and personal view of
them in their natural habitat, which few people have
Participants are kitted out with goggles and a snorkel
and then secured in the specially designed cage. The
cage is then lowered into the pool, home to five Nile
crocodiles. The crocodiles will surround the cage to see
if this latest visitor is a snack of some kind. To add
to the experience, an underwater photograph is taken of
you while you are surrounded by the reptiles. Crocodile
cage diving is not for the faint hearted, but it is a
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience something
unique and tell a story no one is likely to
Knysna Rib Adventures: (Approx Rates:
R 450 - 1 200)
The 1 hour trip will go past Featherbed Bay and then
exit the infamous Heads. From there you go past Noetzie,
Cony Glen and back across to Brenton and many other
areas. With the RIB we get up close and personal with
the myriad of sea caves and grottos. Keep your eyes
peeled for the tell-tale blow of the whales as they
breathe, or the large schools of dolphins that regularly
Apart from the pristine estuary, an adventure through
the infamous Knysna Heads will be the ultimate boating
experience. Once out to sea the world is our oyster,
where one can experience a vast array of bird and marine
life as well as breath-taking scenery.
conditions of the Knysna Heads are unsafe the adventure
will continue down the Knysna estuary which has its own
variety of scenery and birdlife. Be sure that this is no
ordinary lagoon cruise!
R 1 000)
The Bloukrans Bungy is the worlds highest commercial
natural bungee jump. The Bridge is 216 meters (709 feet)
above the Bloukrans River. Our bungee jump operations
open 365 days of the year during all weather conditions
(except gale force winds) Our primary focus is on
maintaining the highest quality safety standards on our
operations so that bungee jumping can be enjoyed by
The view from Africa’s highest bridge captures all the
majesty and tranquillity of the Bloukrans River valley.
But there is nothing tranquil about throwing yourself
more than 200 metres down towards the river below.
Top Canopy Tour:
(Approx Rates: R 650)
Many of the zip line platforms are built around giant
Outeniqua Yellowwood trees that are up to 700 years old!
Standing within the crown of these giants and looking
down at the lush forest floor thirty metres below is an
experience of a lifetime. The scenery and birdlife is
spectacular and professional guides ensure your safety
while keeping you informed about interesting features of
the forest ecology.
If you are fortunate enough, you will spot a pair of
Knysna Loeries or the brilliant red plumage of the
elusive Narina Trogon. Whatever happens, we’re quite
sure you’ll be back.
Quad Bike Adventures:
(Approx Rates: R 590)
start to finish, the tour is filled with energy, fun and
sights that are so beautiful you just want to stop and
take it all in. Create memories of a lifetime in one of
the most beautiful tours in the Tsitsikamma area. Have
fun on our quad bikes and explore the beautiful forest
plantations that are famous in this region.
Boat Based Whale Watching:
(Approx Rates: R 910)
WHALES & DOLPHINS! Every year, both the Southern Right whales and
the Humpback whales leave their icy feeding grounds off
Antarctica and migrate to mate and calve in the warmer
waters of our Southern African coastline. The Garden
Route is one of the best whale watching destinations in
Ocean Odyssey, is Knysna’s only close encounter permit
holder and our tours are set to offer our guests an up
close and personal experience with these gentle giants
of the ocean. Tours are typically 1 ½ to 2 hours long
and are led and narrated by our experienced skipper
guides. Once out in the ocean, we have a whale spotter
that assists us in finding wildlife who is in radio
contact with all skippers and will direct them to any
(Approx Rates: R 750)
paraglider is a flexible, inflatable, ultra light
gliding wing, not a parachute, but a genuine aircraft
wing in every sense of the word. The pilot inflates the
glider, raises it above his head and ensures that it is
fully open before taking off from any suitable slope.
We do not "jump" off mountains, but run down a slope in
order to get airborne, using the slope exactly like a
regular aircraft uses a runway.
pilot then uses a combination of ridge lift and thermal
lift to stay aloft, and can choose to land at the bottom
of the very same hill or mountain, or sometimes cover
vast distances. For the inexperienced, flights take
place with the passenger and pilot flying together in
Rates: R 300 - 450)
We have different trails available for any and all skill
levels. Guided rides takes you through spectacular
scenery and vistas and an incredible range of indigenous
bush on the slopes of the Outeniqua mountains between
Knysna and the Wilderness.
The Bikes are easy to ride and fully automatic so even
if it’s your first time on a Quad it will not be a
problem as our friendly and efficient staff will show
you how it’s done in only a few minutes. Kiddies are
very welcome and may ride pillion with Adults. The older
kids ride their own Bikes under the watchful supervision
of our trained guides.
Great White Shark Cage Diving:
(Approx Rates: R 1 800)
Hotel Pick-up. (Time to be advised). After
registration and some fresh percolated coffee
and continental breakfast, a short safety
briefing will follow. After boarding the vessel
we head out to Shark Alley.
Our experienced crew
scatter a scent trail into the water to attract
the Great White Sharks which are sometimes
circling ‘Shark Alley’ for seals. During this
time, we prepare the first guests assisting them
into their wet suits, and diving equipment that
The cage is suspended on the surface of the
water right next to the boat. Once the sharks
arrive and feel comfortable with the boat and
cage in the water, the first divers get into the
cage, ready to see these magnificent animals
face too face.
Our Skipper will be standing
above you on the boat, and he will let you know
when the shark is within your viewing range and
which direction it is coming from. Light lunch
included. A video of your shark experience is
available. Hotel Drop-off. (Time to be advised).
Lagoon - Another a Perfect Day
Ostriches in Oudtshoorn
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Cango Caves Adventure Tour
Worlds Highest Bungy Jump
Tsitsikamma Quad Biking
Tree Top canopy Zip-line
Boat Based Whale Watching
Garden Route Quad Biking
Great White Shark Diving