Beautiful Garden Route

Tailor made tours around your time and budget – example of a 6 day Garden Route tour from Cape Town


Day 1


Let us tailor make an unforgettable trip to the Garden Route. An example of a 6 day trip below.


Cape Agulhasthe southern tip of Africa


Depart Cape Town by luxury vehicle and drive up the garden route. After travelling the plateau of expansive apple orchards in and around Grabouw, you drive through Hermanus and head towards Cape Agulhas where you will spend your first night.

Cape Agulhas, or where the two oceans meet, lies at the furthest tip of Africa, a region that includes the towns of Arniston, Bredardsdorp, L’Agulhas, napier, Elim and struisbaai. Historically the cape has been known to sailors as particularly hazardous, notorious for winter storms and huge rogue waves that can reach a spectacular height of 30 metres, so it’s no surprise that the coast is littered with wrecks or that the large red and white striped lighthouse was built as early as 1848 in an attempt to warn ships of the conflicting currents, and the extremely perilous waves that combine to make it the Cape of Storms. Technically speaking it is the southernmost point in the continent of Africa. You spend the night at Cape Agulhas country lodge.

Giraffe's enjoying the attention Ostriches at sunset Game lodge Shipwrecks off the coast The Cape Point lighthouse

Day 2 and 3


Bottlierskop Game ReserveTea with the elephants


Early the next morning you leave and drive up the Garden Route stopping at Bottlierskop Game reserve in time for lunch. You will enjoy tea with the elephants and then an evening game drive. Experience close encounters with Rhinoceros, Lions, Buffalo, Giraffe,rare Black Impala, Mountain Zebra, Eland and Elephants and many more species. The reserve comprises of over 26 different species of animals and more than 200 bird species. You will overnight at Botlierskop (includes two game drives and tea with the elephants, all meals included). After your early morning game drive you head to Oudtshoorn for the night.

The Bottlierskop Game Reserve The amazing scenery at the Bottlierskop Game Reserve Elephants at the Bottlierskop Game Reserve

Day 4 and 5


OudtshoornKnysna


After checking out you will drive to Oudtshoorn and visit the wildlife ranch and the ostrich farm. You can enjoy time with some of the cheetah’s. (Babies have just been born!)You then drive over the Outeniqua pass to Knysna and check into your accommodation at Brenton On Sea. You may want to experience a sunset cruise on Big Ben on the Knysna lagoon or stroll around the Knysna waterfront. Spend two days experiencing the wonderful Knysna and Plettenberg Bay areas. This is the most beautiful part of the country and so much to see and do.


The following activities will be available to you:


  • Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

  • Knysna Elephant Park

  • Oystercatcher Trail

  • Exclusive Sailing Charters

  • Ocean Blue adventures (Dolphin encounters, sea Kayaking, River Cruise on the Blue Lounge)

  • Monkeyland

  • Time out on the magnificant Beaches

  • Horse Riding on Beach or in the forest

  • Sundowner cruises in Knysna on the well known Big Ben

The Ostrich Farm Petting the cheetahs! The Cango Caves The Kysna coast The Garden Route wildlife Walk of the elephants Petting the cheetahs!

Day 6


George AirportDurban


You depart George either by air to your next Cape Town destination, or drive back to Cape Town via Route 62.

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