4-day Port Elizabeth to Cape Garden Route (Accommodated)

Tour Code 23PEGR4A. Signature Tours & Safaris
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$1'300 USD
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Group Size: Min 2. Max 8. *Guaranteed Departures. Age Group: 8+

Visit the Garden Route on this 4-day tour to Cape Town


Discover the beauty of the Garden Route on this 4-day west-bound tour. Starting in Port Elizabeth ‘the friendly city’, situated on the shores of the Indian Ocean. It highlights some of South Africa’s best-known attractions - the lush forests and rugged cliffs of Tsitsikamma National Park, Wilderness lakes area, Klein Karoo Cango Caves and ostrich farms, scenic Hermanus & whale watching (seasonal), Cape Town on the Atlantic Sea-board.

Join us for an unforgettable experience!

*Minimum 2 travellers required for guaranteed departure. This tour is also available in reverse if you wish to start in Cape Town and end in Port Elizabeth.

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Day 1. Port Elizabeth – Knysna Highlights. Birds Of Eden. Knysna, South Africa. Monkeyland.

Departing the ‘Friendly City’, we journey to the Tsitsikamma National Park, the highest road bridge in Africa (Bloukrans @ 216m), The Birds of Eden – the world’s largest free-flight aviary and Monkeyland – home to over 700 species of primates. We continue to the Knysna lagoon and Knysna town, best-known for its unique locally made art & craft.

Day 2. Knysna - Oudtshoorn

This morning is yours at leisure to explore the charming town of Knysna before we travel via George, the lush forests of the Wilderness National Park and the picturesque Outeniqua Mountains to Oudtshoorn. It’s here we visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch before dinner.

Day 3. Oudtshoorn - Mossel Bay Highlights. Cango Caves, South Africa. Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Farm, South Africa.

Today, we visit some historical landmarks dating back to the ostrich industry boom of the 1860s, as well as a working ostrich farm where we view and learn about these magnificent birds. Next is a guided tour of the Cango Caves - a dripstone caverns system with vast halls of towering Stalactite and Stalagmite formations. After our visit, we continue to Mossel Bay.

Day 4. Mossel Bay - Cape Town Highlights. Hermanus, South Africa.

Rising early, we visit the Post Office Tree where Portuguese explorer Bartholomew Dias made land-fall in 1488, before continuing to the coastal town of Hermanus, known as the best land-based spot for whale watching. Humpback and Southern Right whales seasonally frequent the coastline during the calving season during May to November - makes for spectacular ‘breach’ viewing and photo opportunities. Our tour will end on arrival to Cape Town.

Suggested Pre-Tour Accommodation.

Willow's Resort, Port Elizabeth

The Willows Holiday Resort is situated 15 km from Port Elizabeth and only a few meters from the beach, on the “wild side” of the Port Elizabeth coastline. The small, private beaches with tidal pools are perfect for swimming and lazing in the sun. For those looking for a little more action, there is a wide array of games and activities in the resort.

Double room Double cottage En-suite bathroom

* 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, 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.

Additional Info

Tour style:
Signature South Africa
This Signature South Africa tour is operated by a locally based (African) ground handler. We believe that working with a local operator in this way assists the community to benefit in a sustainable way from tourism. At the same time it provides our clients with the extensive local knowledge and enthusiasm of the local staff and guides employed to ensure your safari is as enjoyable as it is memorable.

Pick up from your hotel in Port Elizabeth
Drop off to your hotel in Cape Town

On tour - accommodation is in twin shared accommodation with en-suite facilities. Many are situated in comfortable and picturesque locations.

Minibus/ 3 seater sedan

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, Mossel bay
Bartholomeu Diaz Cross
Wilderness Lakes
Ostrich Farm
Cango Caves
Tsitsikamma National Park
Birds Of Eden
Travel insurance
Airport taxes
Optional activities
Items of a personal nature
Single Supplements apply - contact Acacia for rates
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