• African Blue Tours
  • Contact David Smith
    Telephone +27 (0)21 438-1900
    Mobile +27 (0)82 321-6175
  • Address
    P.O. Box 32392, Camps Bay, 8040
    Cape Town, South Africa

4 Day Magnificent Garden Route (CT-PE)

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 4 days / 3 nights
  • Group size: 2 to 25 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Cape Town
  • Price: From R11400 to R13650 per person

Tour Highlights

  • Matjiesfontein
  • Meiringspoort Pass and Waterfall
  • Cango Caves
  • Wine tasting
  • Wilderness
  • Knysna

Suitable for those interested in Countryside, Nature, Photographic

Itinerary

  1. DAY 1: Cape Town to Prince Albert

    After an early morning departure from Cape Town, we’ll travelalongSir Lowry’s Pass, with its magnificent views from the top,toGrabouw and Elgin, a lush landscape surrounded by majestic mountains. Our journey continues to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. The area has largely been untouched and unexplored with its rugged coastline being the graveyard for many a ship. The historic Cape Agulhas Lighthouse is considered the icon that signifies the tip of Africa and that creates unforgettable memories. After this thrilling experience, we continue viahistoricSwellendam, the third oldest town in South Africa, to Mossel Bay, from where the Garden Route extends to the Storms River in the east.

    OVERNIGHT: Diaz Hotel & Resort or similar

  2. DAY 2: Prince Albert to Oudtshoorn

    After breakfast, we continue our journey to Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world and home to the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves. Visit an Ostrich Farm for a guided tour. Enjoy a wine tasting at a local wine estate before setting off on tour of the Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the age.

    OVERNIGHT: La Plume Guesthouse or similar

  3. DAY 3: Oudtshoorn to Knysna

    After breakfast, travel over the Outeniqua Pass to George, the sixth oldest town in South Africa, with many historical landmarks like the Slave Tree and King Edward VII Library building; said to be the best example of Edwardian architecture in the town. The tour travels via Wilderness, an attractive holiday resort to Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where you can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon, returning for lunch under the milkwood trees. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon.

    OVERNIGHT: The Rex Hotel or similar

  4. DAY 4: Knysna to Port Elizabeth

    After breakfast, you’ll be transferred (unescorted, driver only) to Port Elizabeth. You’ll head eastwards along the Tsitsikamma Forest to Port Elizabeth, known as the “friendly city”, with a wonderful climate. The tour ends 1:30 – 2:00pm upon arrival in Port Elizabeth.

    TOUR ENDS

Note

Selected Mondays

Excluded: Travel insurance; Flights; Airport transfers; Porterage; Gratuities; Visa fees; 2 Lunches and 3 dinners

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