7 nights / 8 days at $1600 per person shared room or $2000 per person for private accommodations. Join us in Cape Town, Africa for an action packed, dream trip to one of the most beautiful places in the world. This trip features stays at 4 star properties that will leave you speechless! The first two nights will be spent in the lively city of Cape Town. You can hike to the top of Table Mountain or stroll around the city that boasts world class dining and bars. After exploring Cape Town, we will depart for a 5 day tour of the Capes Garden Route. Some of the highlights include a stop at Boulders Beach to visit the penguins, wine tasting at Cape Vineyards, canoeing and hiking at Wilderness Park. We will also make a stop at the township village in Knysna to visit an orphanage. A safari drive through Addo elephant park will give you a chance to get up close to elephants, lions, warthogs, and zebras. This trip also feature optional activities such as Great White Shark cage experience, bungee jumping the highest bridge in Africa, zip lining, sand surfing. This is an active trip for fun minded people. If you enjoy laughing, dancing, exploring and adventure, then this trip is for you. Bring a family member or friend, but make sure they are fun!
Day 1: Cape Town Wednesday May 13th
Arrival day. Day at leisure in Cape Town. Meet at the top on the rooftop bar at 5pm at the Grand Daddy Hotel for meet and greet reception. Overnight at Granddaddy hotel https://granddaddy.co.za
Day 2: Thursday May 14th: Cape Peninsula
You won’t believe the beautiful scenery you will experience in one day on the Cape Peninsula. We will start by driving to the beautiful Atlantic seaside suburbs of Clifton and Camps Bay, and see the Twelve Apostles. We will then take the coastal road to the Hout Bay harbor. After Hout Bay, onto a scenic drive up Chapman’s Peak, one of the best views in the region. We will then travel on to the Cape of Good Hope, the furthest southwestern point in Africa. We will have time for hiking to the Cape Point lighthouse. We will then stop for lunch and wine tastings at the beautiful Cape Point Vineyards. On our way back we will take the scenic route back to Cape Town via Vishoek and Muizenberg, we will stop at Boulders beach penguin colony to view the African penguins. Overnight Granddaddy hotel https://granddaddy.co.za
Included tours Entrance To Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve Entrance to Boulders Beach Penguin Colony Wine Tasting at Cape Point Vineyards
Day 3: Friday May 15th Cape Town – Mossel Bay
After breakfast, we will head to the Garden Route. First stop will be Mossel Bay to spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, or visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. This is where guests can sign up for an optional sand boarding trip on the longest dune in South Africa. Overnight at Protea Hotel in Mossel Bay.
Optional activities 10,000 foot tandem skydive, R2550 (extra R450 for video) Sand Boarding R 550 pp
Day 4: Saturday May 16th: Mossel Bay-Knysna
After breakfast, The more adventurous can go on a optional shark cage tour. Guest have the morning at leisure in Mossel Bay. Mid-day we will head to the famous town of Knysna via the lavish Lake District of the Garden Route. This up-market little
town is filled with curios, restaurants and a waterfront, where you will be able to relax and do some shopping. Overnight at Lofts Boutique Hotel http://www.knysnahotel.co.za
Optional activities Shark Cage Experience is approximately $150 USD
Day 5: Sunday May 17th: Knysna After breakfast guests will have time to explore Knysna. In the afternoon, we will depart on a guided township
experience through Emzini Township with local guides. Overnight at Lofts Boutique Hotel http://www.knysnahotel.co.za
Included activities: Park Guided township tour
Day 6: Monday May 18th: Knysna – Tsitsikamma - Addo
After breakfast, off to Tsitsikamma National Park. En route we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). There is plenty of time for the adventure seekers among you to test their courage. The afternoon will be spent in Tsitsikamma National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The park has a wide choice of activities for all, including hiking, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming. In the afternoon, we will leave the Garden Route for Big 5 country, Addo.
Overnight at Avoca River Cabins http://www.avocarivercabins.co.za
Included Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park
Optional Activities Bloukrans bungee jump, R1350, Canoe in the national park.
Guests will have the morning to relax at your lodge and have a leisurely breakfast. In the afternoon we will
head to Addo Elephant National Park for an afternoon game drive and a picnic in the park. Late afternoon
guests will depart on an open vehicle game drive with an Addo ranger for a sunset drive.
Overnight at Avoca River Cabins http://www.avocarivercabins.co.za
Included Afternoon game drive in tour vehicle at Addo Elephant National Park
Day 8: Wednesday May 20th: Addo – Port Elizabeth
Guests will be transferred to Port Elizabeth where your tour will end at approximately 11am. We ask that you do not schedule flights before 12 noon out of Port Elizabeth on May 20th
- Services of a professional tour guide/driver
- Air-conditioned transport
- 7 nights’ accommodation (4-star guesthouse/hotel)
- Daily breakfast
- Entrance to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
- Entrance to penguin colony at Boulders Beach
- Wine tasting at Cape Point Vineyards
- Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
- Township Experience in Knysna
- 4-hour game viewing safari in Private Game Reserve on open tour vehicle
- Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park
- Entrance to Addo Elephant National Park
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