Explore Addo National Park - Garden Route - Winelands - Cape Town: 8 Days

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We invite you to Explore South Africa. This tour, starting in Port Elizabeth, will take you to the Addo Elephant National Park, through the Garden Route and Winelands and end in Cape Town. Highlights include a Wildlife Safari, Natures Valley, Pettenberg Bay and Knysna. Visit the Cango Caves and an Ostrich Ranch. Travel Route 62 and enjoy a wine or juice tasting and a cellar tour in the Winelands.

Explore the Cape of Good Hope...
We invite you to Explore South Africa. This tour, starting in Port Elizabeth, will take you to the Addo Elephant National Park, through the Garden Route and Winelands and end in Cape Town. Highlights include a Wildlife Safari, Natures Valley, Pettenberg Bay and Knysna. Visit the Cango Caves and an Ostrich Ranch. Travel Route 62 and enjoy a wine or juice tasting and a cellar tour in the Winelands.

Explore the Cape of Good Hope, The Penguins at Betty's Bay and the seals at Hout Bay. You will have the opportunity to visit the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island and Table Mountain. Enjoy 3 and 4 star accommodation in Guest Houses and Chalets.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Addo National Elephant Park

Stop At: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Transfer to the Addo Elephant Park Region. Enjoy an afternoon Game Drive. We spend an unforgettable time in the park teeming with wildlife. Addo offers viewing of some of Africa's most impressive animals, including elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, leopard, kudu, a great variety of other antelope species, as well as birds, plants, insects and reptiles. Optional Night Drive is available.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation is in the Addo Rest Camp chalets or nearby Private Lodge.

Day 2: Natures Valley - Plettenberg Bay - Knysna

Stop At: Natures Valley Beach, Lagoon Drive, Nature's Valley South Africa
Follow the coastal road winding its way along river gorges, over breathtaking mountain passes and through dense indigenous forests. Our exploration of this ancient forest includes a drive through Natures Valley, which winds...
Itinerary

Day 1: Addo National Elephant Park

Stop At: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Transfer to the Addo Elephant Park Region. Enjoy an afternoon Game Drive. We spend an unforgettable time in the park teeming with wildlife. Addo offers viewing of some of Africa's most impressive animals, including elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, leopard, kudu, a great variety of other antelope species, as well as birds, plants, insects and reptiles. Optional Night Drive is available.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation is in the Addo Rest Camp chalets or nearby Private Lodge.

Day 2: Natures Valley - Plettenberg Bay - Knysna

Stop At: Natures Valley Beach, Lagoon Drive, Nature's Valley South Africa
Follow the coastal road winding its way along river gorges, over breathtaking mountain passes and through dense indigenous forests. Our exploration of this ancient forest includes a drive through Natures Valley, which winds its way through the tangle of trees, ferns and creepers to massive Outeniqua Yellowwood trees. Enjoy a short hike in the forest before heading down to the beach.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, Monkeyland Road Animal Alley, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6600 South Africa
Guests may choose an optional tour of Monkeyland or the Birds Of Eden. Here you can view hundreds of exotic primates and birds from all around the world.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Waterfront Knysna Quays, 21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571 South Africa
Here guests may enjoy an optional yacht or boat sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation is in an apartment in the Knysna Quays or a Guest House in the Village of Knysna

Day 3: Knysna Heads & Surrounding Coastline

Stop At: Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571 South Africa
Explore the Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Beach, Brenton on Sea and Buffalo Bay.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Knysna Lagoon, The coast of the city, Knysna 6571 South Africa
The afternoon is free for optional activities such as Whale Watching or the popular Knysna Township Trail. There are many more other outdoor activities on offer.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Guests will be able to enjoy a typical South African barbeque at the Knysna Yacht Club.
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at the same venue as the previous day.

Day 4: Oudtshoorn - Ostrich Capital of the World

Stop At: Magic Moments in Oudtshoorn, 261 Jan van Riebeeck Road, Oudtshoorn 6625 South Africa
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. We travel over the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, principal centre of the Klein Karoo and undisputed "Ostrich capital" of the world.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Cango Caves, 328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625 South Africa
Visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering stalagmites and stalactites.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Scenic Cape Route 62 Volmoed, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa
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 adult.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Karusa Vineyards, Shoemanshoek Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625 South Africa
Enjoy an optional Wine or Juice tasting in a very beautiful Vineyard setting
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star Guest House in Oudtshoorn.

Day 5: Drive Route 62 to the Cape Winelands

Stop At: Barrydale, 6750, South Africa
We continue driving along the Route 62. The drive takes us through some wonderful mountain scenery until we reach the Cape Wine-lands. (We stop for your lunch at Barrydale)
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cape Winelands District Municipality-Robertson, Robertson, 6705, South Africa
Enjoy a wine-tasting and a stroll through the Vineyards near Robertson in the Heart of the Breede River Valley Winelands.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Enjoy a home cooked country dinner at your Wine Farm accommodation.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a guest house situated on a Wine Farm.

Day 6: Stellenbosch - Cellar Tour and Wine-tasting

Stop At: Bergkelder Wine Centre, George Blake St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
After a visit to the Penguin Colony we head for Stellenbosch. Take a guided tour of a wine cellar and enjoy a wine tasting.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Spier Wine Farm, R310 Baden Powell Dr, Stellenbosch, 7603, South Africa
We stop at Spier Estate for an optional picnic lunch on the Berg River bank. There is also plenty of activities for the children.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: V&A Waterfront, 19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
After Hotel Check in the afternoon and evening is free to Explore the Waterfront.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Guests will stay in apartments or hotels in the proximity of the V&A Waterfront.

Day 7: Cape Of Good Hope, the Cape Peninsula and Table Mountain.

Stop At: Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point Rd, Table Mountain National Park 8001 South Africa
Tour of the Cape of Good Hope. A visit to Cape Point will reward you with the opportunity to witness the meeting of the mighty Atlantic & Indian Oceans. Wonderful mountainous scenery is coupled with quaint seaside villages such as Muizenberg, Kalk Bay and Fish Hoek. We stop at the False Bay Yacht Club for a Fish and Chips lunch.

The next stop is Cape Point where guests can enjoy a short hike to the Cape of Good Hope. The return journey takes you along the scenic Chapmans Peak Pass and Hout Bay.

The evening is free for you to Explore the Waterfront.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation is the same as the previous night.

Day 8: V&A Waterfront - Robben Island

Stop At: V&A Waterfront, 19 Dock Rd, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
The morning is free to explore or take an optional visit to Robben Island.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Cape Town International Airport, Matroosfontein, Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
In the early afternoon guests are dropped off at Cape Town Airport or, for those that choose to spend more time in Cape Town, we will drop you off at your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • 7 Nights accommodation in 4 star standard Accommodation Establishments
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • All transportation and chauffeur driver. Airport Transfers.
  • Entry/Admission - Bergkelder Wine Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
  • Entrance to: Cango Caves & Ostrich Ranch. 2 wine tastings and a cellar tour.
  • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
  • 3x Dinner
  • 1x Lunch
  • Entrance to Cape of Good Hope and the Penguin Colony.
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Cape of Good Hope
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Winelands District Municipality-Robertson
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
Not Included
  • Knysna Boat Cruise; Boat Based Whale Watching; Township Tour
  • Addo Park Conservation levy (payable at the gate)
  • Optional: Night Game Drive, Boating Activities, Monkeyland, Table Mountain & Robben Island
  • Entry/Admission - The Waterfront Knysna Quays
  • Entry/Admission - Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Spier Wine Farm
  • Entry/Admission - V&A Waterfront
  • Lunches and dinners not listed in the itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Knysna Lagoon
  • Alcoholic beverages, personal items and tips and gratuities.
  • Entry/Admission - Addo Elephant National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Karusa Vineyards
Departure Point
Airport West Road, Airport W Rd, Schoenmakerskop, Port Elizabeth, 6011, South Africa

Traveler pickup is offered
The Pick up is at Port Elizabeth Airport or at your overnight accommodation in Port Elizabeth if you arrive before the tour departure date. The Tour ends at Cape Town Airport or City Hotels

9:30 AM
Return Details
Adderley 2, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 1 paying adult
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 medium suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.