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8 Day Cape Town to Garden Route & Kruger Comfort Package

StartCape Town
EndJohannesburg
Duration: 8 Days
Style of Tour :
From
ZAR 25000.00AUD 2,232.14CAD 2,003.21EURO 1,486.33GBP 1,261.35USD 1,560.55

A fantastic comfort tour from Cape Town, travelling along the Garden Route. Visit the most southern tip of Africa where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic. Explore the ancient Cango Caves, go on scenic hikes in Tsitsikamma National Park and go on search for wildlife in Addo Elephant Park. Catch a flight from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg and go on safari in the abundant Kruger National Park, home to the Big 5 on some amazing game drives. A journey through stunning coastlines and amazing wildlife experiences.

Countries visitingSouth Africa
Trip ID:DTEV8C
Accommodation on tour:Guest house/Hotel/Lodge

Highlights

  • Cango Caves
  • Local Wine Tasting
  • Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
  • Game viewing safari in Addo Elephant National Park
  • Tsitsikamma National Park and Wilderness National Park
  • Experience a private game reserve after dark in an open top 4x4 vehicle!
  • Enjoy traditional South African cuisine while dining under the stars!
  • Try to spot the Big Five in Kruger National Park on a full day game drive!
  • Stay in a comfortable safari lodge with friendly hosts!
  • Visit the awesome Blyde River Canyon and view the Three Rondavels

Below is the basic day to day brief.

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Day 1: Cape Town – Hermanus – Cape Agulhas
This morning we leave Cape Town early and make our way to the coastal town of Hermanus. The guests who are taking part in the Shark Diving will be picked up early and will miss the first half of the day which includes the Penguin Colony & Hermanus. Our journey takes us on picturesque coastal roads to Betties bay where the Penguin Colony is. The early afternoon is spent exploring Hermanus, famous for hundreds of Southern Right Whales during the Whale season (July – November). There are lots of little shops and restaurants in the area as well as some beautiful beaches. Later in the afternoon we head for Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of Africa. This is where the warm Indian Ocean meets the cold Atlantic.

Meals: Dinner
Included Highlights: Penguins at Betties Bay
Optional Activities: Shark Cage Diving; Whale Watching Boat trip (July -November) 
Accommodation: Guest House


Day 2: Cape Agulhas – Oudtshoorn
Today we drive to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, the Ostrich Capital of the World. We take the scenic road through the amazing Route 62. We enjoy some lunch and sample some wine at a local winery. We then visit the ancient Cango Caves on a guided adventure tour.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlights: Local Wine Tasting, Cango Caves Tour
Accommodation: Guest House


Day 3: Oudtshoorn – Knysna – Sedgefield
This morning we have breakfast and drive over the magnificent Outeniqua Mountain pass towards Wilderness National Park where we hop on canoes to explore this breathtaking area. It’s an easy paddle up the Touw River and the indigenous forest with its multitude of birdlife. We then take a 2km hike along a boardwalk, leading us to a beautiful waterfall and some rock pools. Our journey takes us to Knysna after that via the majestic Lake District of the Garden Route. Knysna is known as one of South Africa’s favourite towns, with an array of interesting curio shops, seafood restaurants and a waterfront where you are able to have lunch and watch the boats sail by. From there we drive to Knysna Heads with its magnificent views over Knysna river estuary and the Indian Ocean. In the late afternoon we explore Sedgefield with its beautiful views and stunning beaches.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlights: Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
Accommodation: Guest House


Day 4: Sedgefield – Tsitsikamma – Addo
We enjoy some breakfast and head for Tsitsikamma National park, stopping at Bloukrans Bridge (the highest bungee jump bridge in the world). We spend the afternoon in Tsitsikamma National Park and its luscious indigenous forest and spectacular Indian Ocean coastline. There are many activities such as hikes, a suspension bridge and swimming. Early in the afternoon we start to make our way to Addo Elephant park and the Big 5.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlights: Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park
Optional Activities: 216m Bloukrans Bungee Jump, Zipline Adventure
Accommodation: Guest House


Day 5: Addo – Port Elizabeth - Johannesburg
This morning we explore the wonders of Addo Elephant Park for 2-3 hours. We can see wildlife such as elephant, Cape Buffalo, Lion, Black Rhino, Warthog, Zebra, Eland, Kudu, Hartebeest and many more. Once we enjoyed our exciting game viewing, we are dropped off in Port Elizabeth around 12-1pm. You are taken to the airport where you will take a flight to Johannesburg booked for after 2pm. In Johannesburg on arrival you are taken to the lodge for a good night’s rest before our amazing safari in the Kruger National Park starts.

Meals: None
Included Highlights: Entrance & 2-3-hour game drive in tour vehicle in Addo Elephant Park
Optional Activities: 2 Hour Open vehicle Game drive with Addo Field Guide
Accommodation: Guest House


Day 6: Johannesburg – Greater Kruger National Park
We leave Johannesburg and travel to the greater Kruger National Park for our exhilarating Safari. We reach Thornhill Lodge in time for a delicious lunch. We have some leisurely time to unwind and soak in our surroundings and then head out in the late afternoon/early evening Big 5 Game drive in an open 4x4 vehicle in one of the Private Reserves in the area. We stop at one of the waterholes for some sundowners and snacks while enjoying watching the game come down to the water for a drink. Our game drive then continues into the African night. Once we reach the Lodge again, we are treated to a delicious traditional South African meal around the log fire.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Included Highlights: Big 5 Open 4x4 Vehicle Game Drive – Private Reserve open to Kruger Park
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 7: Kruger National Park
We wake up bright and early, enjoy some coffee and rusks and start our amazing day exploring Kruger National Park. Our fantastic game drive takes us through beautiful bushveld landscapes as we go on search for the Big 5. The Kruger is home to a multitude of different game species and birdlife. We do a stop at a picnic spot and have a delicious brunch before continuing on our game drive once more. We visit various waterholes and viewpoints along the way. As we return to our Lodge, we enjoy another taste of scrumptious African Cuisine before we retire for the evening, surrounded by the sounds of the wild.

Meals: Brunch & Dinner
Included Highlights: Full Day Open 4x4 Vehicle Game Drive in Kruger Park
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 8: Greater Kruger National Park – Johannesburg
We rise early, enjoy our rusks and coffee and head out on an early morning game walk in the bush. Our expert guides give us some insight into our environment and the animals that calls this magnificent area home. We have a delightful breakfast and embark on our final part of this amazing tour, stopping at the awe-inspiring Blyde River Canyon and Three Rondavels that take your breath away. Have your cameras ready. We arrive in Johannesburg between 5 and 6pm and our adventure comes to an end here.

Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlights: Morning Game Walk in Guernsey private Nature Reserve, Visit to Three Rondavels & Blyde River Canyon


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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 25000.00AUD 2,232.14CAD 2,003.21EURO 1,486.33GBP 1,261.35USD 1,560.55

2022 Tour Prices - Per person

ZAR 25 000 per person sharing

ZAR 29 000 per single

  • Accommodation - Guesthouse
  • Small group tour
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Transport
  • Experienced & registered guide
  • Kruger Park entrance fees, all activities and game drives
  • Visas & travel insurance 
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages & snacks
  • Souvenirs & tips
  • Optional activities (see list on itinerary for complete breakdown)
  • Flights 
This tour has a duration of: 8 Days

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