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3 Day Garden Route Student Adventure

StartCape Town
EndCape Town
Duration: 3 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 4700.00AUD 419.64CAD 376.60EURO 279.43GBP 237.13USD 293.38

An incredible African safari experience for students and young people. Experience an amazing game drive, get active by doing some treetop ziplining. Wander around a farmers market, visit an elephant and monkey sanctuary. Explore the magnificent Cango Caves and for the adrenaline junkies take part in the world's highest Bungy. This short exciting trip is for those full of energy and curiosity into one of the most beautiful parts of the world, the Garden Route. This tour has friday departures and works perfectly for student, volunteers or backpackers on a short break.

Countries visitingSouth Africa
Accommodation on tour:Backpackers


  • Game drive in private game reserve
  • Highest Bungy - Bloukrans (optional)
  • Local farmers market (Saturdays)
  • Cango Caves
  • Elephant Sanctuary (Optional)
  • Monkeyland (Optional)

Below is the basic day to day brief.

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.

Day 1: Cape Town – Overberg, Garden route, Myoli Beach
Today our adventure begins by leaving stunning Cape town and making our way to Swellendam where we go on safari in a Private Game Reserve in the Garden Route. We can see wildlife such as Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino, Cheetah and Giraffe in their natural environment. We have some lunch and then partake in an exciting canopy tour, crossing rope bridges and have fun high up in the trees with some zip wires. We continue on towards Sedgefield.

Meals:  Dinner
Included Highlight:  Game Drive Safari
Optional Activity:  Treetop Adventure and Zipline (seasonal – exl Winter)

Day 2: Garden Route, Knysna, Tsitsikamma
Today we start our day with a visit to a lovely farmers and craft market in the village. We then travel to an Elephant sanctuary or Monkey sanctuary. After that we visit Bloukrans River Bridge, the world’s highest Bungy Jump. Then we make our way to Myoli beach for some more fun.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Included Highlights: Local craft and farmers market (Saturdays only)
Optional Activities: Elephant OR Monkey Sanctuary, Bloukrans Bungy Jump (216m)

Day 3: Little Karoo, Oudtshoorn, return to Cape Town via Route 62
Today we make our way to Oudtshoorn and visit the Cango caves. If you are not keen to experience the caves the is a chance to go visit the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch. After that we start travelling back along Route 62 through the Klein Karoo.

Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Cango Caves OR Cango Wildlife Ranch

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

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 4700.00AUD 419.64CAD 376.60EURO 279.43GBP 237.13USD 293.38

2022 Tour  Prices - Per person     

ZAR 4 700  -  Backpacker dorm room

ZAR 5 500  -  Backpacker double/twin

ZAR 5 900  -  Backpacker single room


  • All accommodation + Bedding
  • All transport in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Qualified & registered tour guide
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Cango Caves OR Cango Wildlife ranch
  • Big 5 Safari in private game reserve
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages & snacks
  • Souvenirs & tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown)
This tour has a duration of: 3 Days

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