4-Day Garden Route Experience

4.5 / 5

4 reviews

4-Day Garden Route Experience

From $418.67 per person

The Garden Route is a little piece of heaven tucked away on the East Coast of South Africa. Your 4-day tour incorporates the highlights of the area along with its splendid scenery. This is perfect for those who don’t have much time to travel!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 days
Starting time 6:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
At your accommodation in Cape Town.

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Big 5 with a 4-Star overnight facility
  • Enjoy starlit African skies outside your terrace and fall asleep the the sounds of the African bush
  • Experience friendly guides at the lodge and on board the Bokbus
  • Dare yourself to jump off the highest bungee bridge in the world
  • View Whales from Land in Hermanus, the whale watching Capital of the World
Full description
DAY 1 Your route takes you through Route 62, traveling inland over the Overberg Region of the Western Cape. You will also visit Ronnie’s Sex Shop! Afterwards, you will continue to Oudtshoorn, South Africa’s Ostrich Capital. This town hosts the well-known Cango Caves National Monument. You will stay overnight in Oudtshoorn. (Dinner) DAY 2 After an early morning breakfast, you will visit the local ostrich farm and you can even try your luck at riding one! You will head to Knysna for lunch and to explore the Knysna heads. Visiting Knysna Elephant Park is also an optional extra, where you have the opportunity to touch, feed and walk with earth’s largest land mammals! An ocean safari is yet another optional extra, where you can spot dolphins and whales from a boat in Plettenberg Bay! We will make a quick stop en route at Bloukrans Bungee, which is the highest bungee in the world at 216 meters! You will stay overnight in Storms River Village. (Breakfast; Dinner) DAY 3 Today, you head through to Tsitsikamma National Park for a hike to the famous Storms River mouth. Walk on the recently finished Hanging Bridge, where you can take a dip in the Indian Ocean! From here, you head to the Garden Route Game Lodge, where you can enjoy a Big 5 sunset game drive, fantastic buffet dinner and a hot spring under the stars. You will also stay overnight in their award-winning chalets. (Breakfast; Dinner) DAY 4 Today, you will go on an early morning game drive to see some animals you perhaps didn’t see in the evening. This will be followed by a scrumptious breakfast! After breakfast, you will make your way to Hermanus, which is famous for being the best land-based whale watching site (in season) in South Africa and is a beautiful little town with wonderful cliff-side walks. Making our way back towards Cape Town, your last stop is at Stony Point, where you will visit the local penguin colony before making your way back with spectacular views over False Bay. (Breakfast)
Includes
  • Qualified Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation (Option Dependent)
  • Dinners (as indicated)
  • Breakfasts (as indicated)
  • 2 Big 5 game drives, depending on add-ons selected
  • Reptile Park at the Garden Route Game Lodge
  • Entrance fees: Cango Ostrich Farm, Cango Caves, Tsitsikamma National Park and Penguins at Betty's Bay
  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Personal items
  • All optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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  • Your pickup time will be confirmed within 3 days before your tour date
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    5/5
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This tour is perfect to see a lot in a short time. The places that are visited are really beautiful and our nice guide gave us interesting information about everyone. The backpacker accommodations were great and the game lodge just amazing. This was an extra that you can upgrade when booking and is also highly recommended. The package includes the two safaris in the reserve and the delicious meals. If you don't do this, you will sleep in a somewhat distant hostel and you cannot participate in the safaris. This was not clear to me due to the description, which is why I would like to mention it again.

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March 10, 2020

Excellent experience. Benjamin a great guide

January 29, 2019

November 14, 2019

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