Cape Garden Route Express - West (Accommodated)

Tour Code 20WGRE3A. Signature Tours & Safaris (South Africa)
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$635 USD
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Group Size: Maximum 8. Age Group: 8+

Join this 3-day tour to Cape Town highlighting the Garden Route

Discover the beauty of the Garden Route on this 3-day west bound tour. Starting in Port Elizabeth 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, scenic mountainous Route 62, via wine country to the golden beaches of Cape Town.

Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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. Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa.

Departing the ‘Friendly City’, we journey to the Tsitsikamma National Park, where we walk a suspended bridge at the Storms River mouth We continue on to the highest road bridge in Africa (Bloukrans @ 216m) – known as one of the highest commercial bungee jumping sites in the world. We visit The Birds of Eden, the world’s largest free-flight aviary, the Knysna lagoon and Knysna town, best-known for its unique locally made art & crafts.

Day 2. Knysna - Oudtshoorn Highlights. Cango Caves, South Africa.

Today we travel via George, through the thriving forests of the Wilderness National Park and the picturesque Outeniqua Mountains to Oudtshoorn. On arrival, we embark on a guided tour of the Cango Caves - a dripstone caverns system with vast halls of towering Stalactite & Stalagmite formations.

There is an option to visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch before dinner.

Day 3. Oudtshoorn - Cape Town Highlights. Cape Town, South Africa. Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Farm, South Africa.

We visit some historical landmarks of the ‘feather capital’ of the world as well as a working Ostrich farm, to view and learn about these magnificent birds. We journey along the famous Route 62 and the historical Du Toit’s Kloof Pass to the Cape Winelands, where we linger at a local wine estate to sample some of the region’s finest wines. Our final stop is Cape Town, the ‘mother city’ – where our tour ends.

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.

* 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.

* 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.

Accommodation:
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.

Transport:
Minibus/ 3 seater sedan

Meals
2 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Accommodation
Twin/ Double share accommodation with en-suite facilities

Includes.
Transport
Accommodation
Meals as indicated
Services of driver/ guide
All road tolls and vehicle taxes

Included Highlights:
Tsitsikamma
Birds of Eden
Wilderness Lakes
Cango Caves
Ostrich Farm
Route 62
Wine Tasting
Excludes.
Travel insurance
Flights
Airport taxes
Visas
Optional activities
Items of a personal nature
Single Supplements apply - contact Acacia for rates
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