+27 31 572 422
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
+27 31 572 422
info@southerncircle.com
20 Years Experience You can Trust*
+27 31 572 422

4 Day Garden Route Tour – Port Elizabeth to Cape Town – Solo

From

R14680

Duration

4 Days

Enquire about this tour

Experience

DAY 1 Port Elizabeth – Garden Route – Knysna

We depart from Port Elizabeth on the Garden Route tour along the N2 national route to the Storms River. This is the beginning of the Garden Route – with the impressive Paul Sauer Bridge across the valley towering some one hundred and thirty- nine meters above the river.

The next stop is at Tsitsikamma National Park (Khoisan for the place of much water) stretching over one hundred kilometers of wild and rocky coastline. It is characterized by massive cliffs, narrow isolated beaches, and indigenous forests along the river valleys. Here you can do a relaxing walk/hike to the suspension bridge stretching over the mouth of the Storms River. From here you travel to The Bloukrans Bridge, 216 meters (709 feet) above the Bloukrans River. The Bloukrans Bungee is the world’s highest commercial bungee bridge and is the highest commercial natural bungee jump in the world!

Before entering Plettenberg Bay we visit the Birds of Eden. This unique two-hectare dome (the world’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. Currently, more than 3,500 birds from over 220 species, with the main focus being African birds are here. Then a short visit to Monkeyland, the world’s first free-roaming multi-species primate sanctuary. On this visit, you can expect to see a variety of primates, ranging from the Gibbons of Asia to the Lemurs of Madagascar. More than 700 primates live at the sanctuary. Travelling past Plettenberg Bay to Knysna on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon with its entrance to the sea guarded by two promontories known as the ‘Heads’. The area also falls within a National Park proclaimed to conserve the extraordinary natural beauty of the Lakeland and adjacent indigenous forests. Knysna also offers shopping opportunities for unusual locally made art and craft, etc. Overnight in Knysna at the Augusta Bay Lodge.

DAY 2   George – Oudtshoorn

Spend the morning in Knysna visiting the “Heads” etc. Knysna also offers shopping opportunities for unusual locally made art and craft, etc.  This afternoon you experience some of the most magical views on the Garden Route and Wilderness National Park and scenic viewpoints along the way. Travel over the Outeniqua Mountains to the Little Karoo. Here we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, an endangered species breeding facility extraordinaire. Then travel to our hotel. Overnight La Plume Lodge.

DAY 3 Oudtshoorn – Mossel Bay

After breakfast, you visit an Ostrich Show Farm for some unique experiences including ostrich racing. A ride on the back of an ostrich is not for the fainthearted. You visit the Cango caves, regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The fascinating calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Visit Oudtshoorn, also called the “Feather capital” of the world. We find over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms here. Continue to Mossel Bay where you spend the night. Overnight at Bar-T-Nique Lodge

DAY 4 Swellendam – Hermanus – Cape Town

You visit arguably the oldest post office in Africa, the Post Office Tree. The Portuguese explorer, Bartholomew Dias, made landfall here in 1488.  Continue to Hermanus, the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – (July to Dec). After lunch you depart for Cape Town via the beautiful coastal route between Hermanus and Gordon’s Bay, arriving late afternoon.

From

R14680

Duration

4 Days

Included

Guided touring in luxury, air-conditioned eight seater microbuses, accommodation in luxury 4 star type small hotels/ lodges, breakfasts, dinners, entrances, activities mentioned, boat cruise, conservation fees

Excluded

Lunches, costs of a personal nature

Depart from

All hotels as well as the local airport subject to timings

Return to

All hotels in Cape Town

What to wear

Comfortable well worn-in clothing and walking shoes, Smart-casual wear is recommended in the evenings.

What to bring

A hat protecting against the sun, sunscreen, camera

Accommodation

Transport

Departures

Group Size

Enquire about this tour

You might also like

Sani_Pass_4x4_Trails.jpg.1366x768_q85_crop_upscale
From R 2 780.00 per person

1 Day Sani Pass Guided Tour – Durban (Code: SCDA)

This Sani Pass day tour is an adventure day out! Travel up the mountain pass with 4 wheel drive vehicles, awe at the views and on a clear day one can see up to 250km! Drive inland past Pietermaritzburg to the area of gently pastoral beauty, also called the Natal Midlands. We pass through grassy plains scattered with Zulu villages and lush farmlands where plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Traverse through Underberg, a picturesque little village situated in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains.  At Himeville you change vehicles and set off in a 4 wheel drive minibus for the drive up Sani Pass, named after the primitive people who lived in the area millennia ago. The ascend is steep at places with hair-raising bends. The driver talk about the geography and also stop frequently for photo opportunities of the breathtaking views. Afterwards, arrive at the top of the mountain in the kingdom of Lesotho. You visit the locals and they may  invite you into their house, which often result into tasting locally baked snacks or bread! Lunch is served at the top in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho some 3 000 metres above sea level. Afterwards, we descend down the mountain, change vehicles and set off to Durban. OTHER TOURS YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN 2 Day Drakensberg Highscdblights  – SCDB 3 Day Drakensberg Adventure – SCDD  

View Tour »
iStock_509720000_tanzania_mt_kilimanjaro_elephants_2400x800
R4800.00 per person sharing

Wildlife Highlights Safari – Durban to Durban (Code: SCDH)

This overnight safari departing from Durban is completely devoted to finding Africa’s wildlife including the Big Five in the Zululand reserves north of Durban – for those with limited time.  We operate the tour in our vehicles with the opportunity to join open vehicle safaris to further enhance the experience. DAY 1   Durban – Zululand – Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park (Big Five Safari) Our Big Five wildlife safari commences at around 08h00 from Durban.  Travel northwards and turn towards the village of Eshowe (Zulu for the sound of the wind blowing through the forest).Traverse along scenic mountainous areas with beautiful vistas. Past Ulundi, the Capital of the previous homeland of KwaZulu, continue to the park. Enter Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park game reserve to start our game viewing and spend the day here. Late afternoon we exit the park and exit late afternoon and travel to our nearby country hotel. Overnight at the Zulu Nyala Heritage Hotel. DAY 2   Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park – Durban After an early breakfast we return to the reserve and spend most of the day searching for Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo). You are able to join an optional early morning open vehicle safari. Enjoy lunch (not included) at the Hilltop recerational centre and afterwards continue game viewing.  We leave the park around mid-afternoon for the final section to Durban. SIMILAR TOURS YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN 1 Day Touch of Wildlife – Durban to Durban (Code: SCDU) 2 Day Wildlife and Culture Tour – Durban to Durban (Code: SCDE) 3 Day South Africa Wildlife Experience – Durban to Durban (Code: SCDW)

View Tour »
IMG_1706
R14680

4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour from Cape Town – Solo

4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour from Cape Town – Solo DAY 01. Cape Town – Hermanus – Swellendam – Mossel Bay (Cape Garden Route) Your 4 Day Guided Garden Route Tour From Cape Town going solo. Depart on the Cape Garden Route tour at around 09h00. We continue eastwards towards the Garden Route. The road takes us via a beautiful coastal route between Gordon’s Bay and the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus. (Hermanus is also arguably the best place in the World to spot Whales from land – July to Dec). After lunch, you continue to Mossel Bay and visit famous Cape Town tourist attractions such as the oldest post office in Africa.   A huge hollow tree was used to hide the post at the site of the first landfall, made by the Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias in 1488. Overnight at Bar -T-Nique Guesthouse in Mosselbay. DAY 02.  Mossel Bay – Oudtshoorn – Cango Caves – Ostrich Farm. Travel over the scenic Outeniqua Mountains to the Little Karoo and we visit an Ostrich Show Farm for some unique experiences. Here we learn about these amazing flightless birds and may see some ostrich racing. A ride on the back of an ostrich is not for the fainthearted. You visit the Cango caves regarded as one of South Africa’s foremost natural wonders. The calcite caves comprise an underground wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Afterwards; you visit Oudtshoorn, also called the “Feather capital” of the world, because we find over ninety percent of the world’s ostrich farms here. Overnight at La Plume Lodge outside Oudtshoorn. DAY 03.  Oudtshoorn – Cango Wildlife Ranch – Garden Route – Knysna After breakfast, you visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and Valley of Ancients, an endangered species breeding facility. Then depart for George and Wilderness National Park. You skirt around the

View Tour »
Southern Circle Tours & Safaris
WhatsApp Us for more info