Garden Route Adventure Safari

Overview

A 10-day city and coastline safari brims with special extras for your convenience and excitement. The Garden Route Adventure Safari is affordable as an elite all-inclusive tour packed with a bit of beach, a bit of bush and the best bits of Cape Town. Throw in some Winelands and a handful of Garden Route spice and your journey in style wins first prize. From nouvelle cuisine and birding to windsurfing and rhino darting, this is your package.

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Highlights
  • Cape Point
  • Table Mountain
  • Robben Island
  • Wine tasting
  • The Spa
  • Helicopter transfers
  • Private safari
  • Art galleries
You will Stay At

THE CAPE GRACE

WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 3 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Beach / Coastal, Birding, Cycling, Fishing, Flora, Golf, Gourmet, Hiking, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Shopping, Sports, Watersports, Wine, and more

The best thing about the Cape Grace Hotel at the Cape Town V&A Waterfront is its splendid location right below Table Mountain, on the bay. Choose from 120 different suites, including a penthouse and 8 rooftop terrace rooms. Sheer luxury and decadence in this most elegant and well-loved Cape Town Hotel. Whiskey tastings at the Bascule Whiskey Wine and Cocktail Bar, spa therapies, tanzanite jewellery and traditional Cape cuisine. An authentic south African holiday experience.

LA RESIDENCE

CAPE TOWN – WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 1 NIGHT

Enjoy Birding, Cycling, Fishing, Flora, Golf, Gourmet, Hiking, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Shopping, Wine, and more

La Residence Hotel & Villas is brimming with beautiful antiques from bygone eras, fitting right in to the Franschhoek Valley where history and scenery count most. Tucked between the majestic Hottentots Holland and Drakenstein Mountains, this luxurious hotel is best during a wet Cape winter when glowing fires are lit and delicious warm meals please your heart. Luxury accommodation ideal for a romantic weekend away, wine tasting and nouvelle cuisine in the gastronomic Franschhoek Valley.

KNYSNA HOLLOW COUNTRY ESTATE

KNYSNA – GARDEN ROUTE – WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Beach / Coastal, Big 5, Birding, Cycling, Fishing, Flora, Golf, Hiking, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Shopping, Sports, Watersports, Wildlife, Wine, and more

Find this sumptuous accommodation near the Knysna Lagoon on the famous Garden Route of the Eastern Cape. A place where outside activities are so thrilling you spend most of your holiday exploring the environment around you. A place where five-star service and excellent food and wine ensure you are always satisfied therefore happy. Knysna Hollow is a rare gem on a beautiful and tranquil country estate. Enjoy the birding, the space and the forest views.

KWANDWE ECCA LODGE

GRAHAMSTOWN – EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA
STAY 3 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Battlefields, Big 5, Birding, Fishing, Flora, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

Ensuring the best game viewing opportunities, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is host to a remarkable array of “Big Five” wildlife. Guests at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge enjoy traditional and specialist South Africa safari activities that include 4×4 game drives, rhino monitoring and darting, big game walks and water-based safaris.

Itinerary

Garden Route Adventure Safari

Try our affordable yet elite 10-day safari that takes in a bit of beach and a bit of bush and the best bits of Cape Town. Throw in some Winelands and a handful of Garden Route spice and your Garden Route Adventure Safari wins first prize. We guarantee you convenience, leisure travel at its best and fantastic sight seeing!

Cape Town in itself needs several days of exploration with its pot pourri of culture and history and exquisite scenery. Then you cruise the Garden Route and Cape Winelands where the exotic blend of Europe and Africa make for a holiday with flare and spice. To crown it all, you get to see magnificent wildlife in a top malaria-free game reserve…

Contact us today to tailor make your safari to include the surprises you love. Make this itinerary work for you.

Day 1

When you land full of excitement at Cape Town International Airport, you will be greeted and transferred in a quick 20 minutes to your luxury accommodation at the gracious Cape Grace Hotel. Perfectly situated in the heart of the magnificent V&A Waterfront, you will have plenty to see and do.

Staying at the fine Cape Grace Hotel is all about enjoying one of Cape Town’s best 5-star hotels. Regally set on its own dock in the marina, this magnificent hotel blends elegance with modern amenities, just for you.

Discover one of South Africa’s most popular cities – Cape Town brims with culture and history, glorious scenery, wine farms and thrilling nightlife. Explore the Blue Flag beaches, unique nature reserves and some of the monthly cultural events on the go all year round. You will be watched over the splendid Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill, not forgetting the Twelve Apostles further along the peninsula.

Your Cape holiday consists of several exciting tours over 4 four days: a delightful Cape Town private city tour (included), an adventurous private Cape Peninsula tour (included) and an awesome private Cape Winelands tour (also included as part of your transfer to Franschhoek). We do recommend the tour by cable car of Table Mountain although this is not included in our price estimate in case of adverse weather conditions.

Overnight at Cape Grace

Day 2

Overnight at Cape Grace

Day 3

Overnight at Cape Grace

Day 4

All this touring can be tiring so when you complete your private wine tour from Cape Town, you can settle into the beautiful and luxurious La Residence hotel. Tis cosy Franschhoek landmark offers excellent accommodation in elegant suites with world class friendly service.

Enjoy your indulgent night here in award-winning luxury before you set off en route to the Garden Route the next day.

But before you go, you will make the most of your wine tour and tuck into a decadent high tea at your hotel. Gather up you energy to look around Franschhoek, trying out its famous restaurants and cafes, pubs and shops.

Overnight at La Residence

Day 5

Next stop is Knysna. So after you enjoy a relaxing and hearty breakfast, you set off along South Africa’s renowned Route 62 road. Arrive at your elegant accommodation in the pretty Knysna Hollow Country Estate overlooking Knysna Lagoon and you are now in the heart of the Garden Route. During your journey there, you will see the awesome Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn – a fantasy world underground!

Make the most of your 2 nights in this paradise where you can enjoy a boat trip to Featherbed Nature Reserve across the lagoon. Tuck into a sumptuous lunch followed by Knysna oyster tastings, a view of the elephant sanctuary, the bird sanctuary and primate sanctuary. A great way to spend your holiday indeed!

Overnight at Knysna Hollow Country Estate

Day 6

Overnight at Knysna Hollow Country Estate

Day 7

Safari time follows after several lazy days on beaches along the pretty Garden Route. Head inland for a 4-day malaria-free safari in the spectacular Kwandwe Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth. Look out for the Big 5 and other interesting creature including a diversity of flora in this splendid 22 000ha game reserve. You will appreciate the extraodinary wildlife, the rich birdlife and exquisite scenery endemic to this place of oceans and beaches, rolling hills and incredible vegetation.

If you are lucky you will also be able to tick off some of the large mammals of Africa including elephant, black and white rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, kudu, grysbok and many other antelopes. Nocturnal predators and rare small animals are so special and make your safari that much more worthwhile. .

You will settle into the intimate Kwandwe Ecca Lodge, a safari destination with a lighter view of life. Enjoy the playful decor while professional staff ensure that all your needs are met.

Enjoy regular game drives, night drives and fascinating cultural activities to enhance your 3 nights at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge – you will appreciate the luxury amenities and getting back to nature.

Overnight at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Day 8

Overnight at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Day 9

Overnight at Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Day 10
Drinks: None
Room: None

If you tailor make your safari with us, you leave Kwandwe when you are ready. We like to get you to leave in time for your flights from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town or Johannesburg. It is not always fun to return to civilisation after time in the wilderness but we can assure that you can return any time.

DURATION 9 NIGHTS

STARTS FROM CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA
ENDS AT PORT ELIZABETH SOUTH AFRICA

From ZAR 41 540

per person sharing


INCLUDED

  • 9 nights’ accommodation
  • Various meal plans according to booking
  • Cape Point & Peninsula tour
  • Cape Winelands tour

EXCLUDED

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if applicable
  • International flights
  • Car Hire
  • Pre and post tour information
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities
  • Curios
  • All personal expenses