4-day Highlights of the Garden Route (Accommodated)

Tour Code 23HGR4A. Signature Tours & Safaris
4 days from
$1'180 USD
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Group Size: Min 2. Max 8. *Guaranteed Departures. Age Group: 8+

Join this 4-day tour and discover the Cape Garden Route.


Discover the highlights of the Garden Route on this 4-day east-bound tour. Mossel Bay, tranquil Wilderness Lakes, Bloukrans Bridge, lush forests of Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna ‘Heads’, Klein Karoo Cango Caves and ostrich farms. Returning back to Cape Town and the Atlantic Coast via scenic mountainous Route 62 and Wineland vistas.

Join us for an unforgettable experience!

*Minimum 2 travellers required for guaranteed departure.

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Day 1. Cape Town - Knysna Highlights. Knysna, South Africa.

Today we travel east via the historic Sir Lowry’s pass, Grabouw ‘apple country’, George at the foot of the Outeniqua mountain range and the lush forests and lakes of the Wilderness National Park. We arrive in Knysna a charming town, surrounded by tranquil lakes, lush indigenous forests and golden beaches.

Day 2. Knysna and surrounds Highlights. Birds Of Eden. Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa.

Heading out after breakfast we drive via Plettenberg Bay to the Tsitsikamma National Park, admiring the beauty of the rugged cliffs and indigenous forests that span the coastal edge. Enjoy a relaxing walk to the suspension bridge stretching over the mouth of Storms River. Passing Bloukrans Bridge, the highest road bridge in Africa at 216m and one of the highest commercial bungee jumps in the world.

We visit Birds of Eden, with over 3,500 birds from over 220 species, before heading back to Knysna on the verge of the Knysna Lagoon. Guarded by two promontories known as the ‘Heads’, the area falls within a National Park of the Garden Route proclaimed to conserve the extraordinary natural beauty of the Lakeland and adjacent indigenous forests.

Day 3. Knysna - Oudtshoorn Highlights. Cango Caves, South Africa.

After a relaxing morning, we travel via George through the lush forests of the Wilderness National Park and over the Outeniqua Mountains. Our day is spent at Oudtshoorn, known as the ‘Feather Capital’ of the world dating after the 1860’s ostrich industry boom. We visit the Cango Caves, where we’ll embark on a guided tour of the massive dripstone caverns system with their vast halls of towering stalactite and stalagmite formations.

Day 4. Oudtshoorn - Cape Town Highlights. Cape Winelands, South Africa. Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Farm, South Africa.

Today we visit some of the historical sites around town, as well as a working ostrich farm where we will view and learn about these magnificent birds. After our visit, we travel via the famous Route 62 and its scenic mountain passes, through the Huguenot Tunnel to the Cape Winelands where on a clear day, one can see Table Mountain in the distance. We end our tour in Cape Town late afternoon.

Suggested Pre-Tour Accommodation.

Ashanti Lodge, Gardens, Cape Town

Situated at the foot of Table Mountain and in walking distances to the city centre, Ashanti Lodge Backpackers in Gardens is your gateway to Cape Town. This gorgeous Victorian Mansion offers backpacker dormitories to single, double and twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Chill next to the stunning pool, join the party in the legendary Kumasi Café/Bar with its cool cocktails, tasty food and fabulous mountain views or go explore the city's highlights close by.

Twin Room Dorm Room Pool Area Bar and Games Area Bar Balcony with View

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Suggested Post-Tour Accommodation.
Ashanti Lodge Green Point

Stylish and comfortable, this recently renovated upmarket budget lodge in Green Point is just across the road from the impressive Cape Town Stadium. It’s an ideal location for easy access to tourist attractions, beaches and shops, within walking distance to the V&A Waterfront, and a short taxi ride to the city centre and the Table Mountain Cableway. Rooms - dorms, twins, doubles and singles. There are a limited number of en suite rooms available. Facilities - plunge pool, kitchen, bar, laundry service, Internet, Breakfast available. Transfers are available from the Airport by pre-arrangement

Twin Room Double Room Ensuite Bathroom Dorm Pool area Dorm Room

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Additional Info

3 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

Twin / Double share accommodation with en-suite facilities

Meals as indicated
Services of driver/ guide
All road tolls and vehicle taxes

Included Highlights:
Post office Tree
Birds of Eden
Tsitsikamma National Park
Wilderness Lakes
Cango Caves
Ostrich Farm
Route 62
Wine Tasting
Travel insurance
Airport taxes
Optional activities
Items of a personal nature
Single Supplements apply - contact us for rates
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