Spend 2 nights
in Knysna and 1 night at a Garden Route Private Game
Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Natures Valley
Enjoy 3 Safaris
at the Botlierskop & Buffelsdrift Game Lodges in an
See the Cango
Caves, Ostrich Show Ranch and the Tenikwa Wildlife Centre.
you to Explore the Garden Route’s Wildlife. Join our
awesome private / small group tour with overnight stays
in Knysna and a Private Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn.
three Wildlife Safaris at the Private Botlierskop &
Buffelsdrift Game Lodges in 4x4 vehicles with
experienced game rangers. Look out for Lions, Elephants,
Hippo, Giraffe, Eland, Buffalo, Springbuck, Zebra and
Experience the spectacular Cango Caves and the comical
Ostrich. 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.
Tenikwa Wildlife Centre. Look for Whales and Dolphins at
Plettenberg Bay. 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 and fresh
juices. Enjoy a typical South African Barbeque at the
Knysna Yacht Club.
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 itinerary.
The Tour begins and ends at George Airport. On the last
day you have an option of reaching your next
destination by Air, Luxury air-con Coach or a Private
There are several options getting to the Garden Route.
You can fly from Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban. We
can 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 Elizabeth.
Transport Details Below
A Typical Itinerary:
DAY 1 (Dinner)
from George Airport in the early afternoon. 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 optional activities including
luxury Yachts and Ferries.This evening guests are
invited to the Knysna Yacht Club for sundowners and a
traditional South African barbeque (Braai). Overnight in
Knysna. Luxury Accommodation is in 3/4 star Guest
Houses, Lodges and Villas.
DAY 2 (Breakfast)
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 and
dolphin spotting. In the winter months there will be
plenty of whales to view close to the shore.
The coastal road follows steep river gorges, spectacular
mountain passes and dense indigenous forests and ferns.
We visit the tiny settlement of Nature's Valley, one of
the loveliest havens of tranquillity along the Garden
Our exploration of this ancient forest leads
through the tangle of trees, ferns and creepers and the
undisputed monarch of the forest - gigantic Outeniqua
Enjoy a tour of Tenikwa Wildlife Centre before departing
back to Knysna. The Evening is free to explore the
Waterfront and dine at one of the many restaurants.
Today we head for Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. The
Route takes you through the seven passes road which
winds through forests, farmlands and rivers. En Route we
visit the Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. Home to the
Big Five, you will enjoy a safari on a 4X4 open vehicle
with an experienced ranger.
We travel over the Robinson 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
Experience a sunset Game Drive and overnight at the
Buffelsdrift Private Game Lodge.
DAY 4 (Breakfast)
The day begins with an early morning game drive.
Look out for a wide range of animals include
Hippo, Elephant, Lion, Giraffe, Eland, Zebra,
Buffalo, Rhino, Springbok and much more.
After Breakfast 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 stalagmites and
We drop off our guests in the early afternoon at George
Airport for your onward flight or coach/car transport to
Cape Town or Port Elizabeth.
Included in the
nights accommodation with breakfasts and two dinners.
Ground transportation and chauffer driver from George on
Day 1 to George on Day 4. Entry to Tenikwa Wildlife
Centre, Cango Caves and Ostrich Ranch. Three Safari
Game Drives, Tourism levies and sales tax. Bottled
Not included in the Price: Lunches,
dinners not included in the itinerary, optional activities, flights or transfers to
and from George, alcoholic drinks, tips and personal items.
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