5 Day Garden Route Tour


5 Day Garden Route Tour - Storms River 5 Day Garden Route Tour - Swellendam 5 Day Garden Route Tour - Hermanus 5 Day Garden Route Tour - Cape Town

Rates from R22,395 per person sharing (min 2)

All 4* (3* and 5* available on request)

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Day 1: Depart from Port Elizabeth and head towards picturesque region of Tsitsikamma Forest and Coastal National Park. First stop is for refreshments at the scenic Storms River Bridge. We continue on a short distance to the Big Tree. A short walk through the shaded serenity of the Tsitsikamma forest will take us to this awe-inspiring 800 year-old wonder. It is 37m high and 8.9m in circumference! We continue to Storms River Mouth in the Tsitsikamma National Park for lunch. Next we drive through the charming Garden Route including the scenic Nature’s Valley and the Bloukrans River Pass. We also make a stop at the popular coastal town of Plettenberg Bay.

Once in Knysna, we take a trip around the beautiful lagoon on a ferry, enjoying refreshments onboard. After arriving back on the Knysna quays we move onto Sedgefield and the 5 lakes including the stunning Wilderness area.

Overnight accommodation in Wilderness

Day 2: Head off towards Mossel Bay where we take a tour of the historic town, visiting the museum complex and the ‘Post Office Tree’. After Mossel Bay, we head for Swellendam, another historic town nestled in a majestic mountain range. After a slow drive through this beautiful area, we turn off towards Cape Agulhas, the southern-most tip of Africa. We continue on to our final destination for the day, Bredasdorp.

Overnight accommodation in Bredasdorp

Day 3: After breakfast we have the option of visiting the ‘Shipwreck Museum’, before we then head off towards Hermanus, a coastal town set against a magnificent cape mountain range. Hermanus is home to the Southern Right Whale and is one of the best whale and dolphin watching spots in the world. So if it is the right season, we may spot some of these splendid creatures. Next it’s off to the beautiful city of Cape Town, but before we get there we pass through a few more scenic coastal towns such as Pringle Bay and Strand.

Overnight accommodation in Cape Town

Day 4: We wake up to a Cape Town city morning and after breakfast head out for the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. On the way we stop at Boulders Penguin Sanctuary. Our route takes us through the charming Hout Bay, a scenic residential suburb with a picturesque fishing harbour and village.

On arrival back in Cape Town we can visit various points of interest, museums, the 2-Ocean Aquarium, the Observatory and, weather permitting, we take a ride up the cable car to the top of Table Mountain. From the table top we will be able to take pleasure in an extensive view of the City of Cape Town, spreading out from the mountain and stretching along the coastline.

Overnight accommodation in Cape Town

Day 5: After breakfast we head off in the direction of the famous Cape winelands. We take a short tour, with the opportunity to taste and buy.

As the final day of the tour draws to a close, we head for the Cape Town airport, just in time for check in.