4 Day Private Garden Route Tour
4 Day Garden Route Itinerary
For 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 people
Luggage limited to one bag per person when 5 or more people travel in the same vehicle
ESTIMATE for PRIVATE TOUR
R5900 per day shared between the passengers travelling (up to 6)
4 days driver and guide only for this coastal trip = R23600
This rate includes qualified guide and luxury vehicle, fuel, toll fees, insurances, mileage and bottled water throughout. Included in this fee is the guide’s accommodation and meals. He or she will stay geographically close to where you choose to stay, based on our suggestions.
Your accommodation approximately R1000 per person sharing PER NIGHT, subject to availability, but selected according to your budget
ROOM RATES ARE SEASONAL SO THIS IS JUST A GUIDELINE
NO Entry fees are included because the package is completely flexible. Clients can opt for what they want to do. But this list below is strongly recommended. Entry fees are approximately R150- R350 per person per day, or we can quote for the specific activities you choose.
BIGGER VEHICLES WILL BE QUOTED UPON REQUEST.
Leaving Cape Town we drive through the wine towns of Worcester and Robertson to the Ostrich Capital of the World, Oudtshoorn where, after lunch, you may sit or ride an ostrich and learn more about this fascinating prehistoric looking bird.
If we are running on time, at 4pm, you will join a tour into the Cango Caves, one of the most impressive cave networks in the world, and one of South Africa’s Most Unique National Treasures.
Overnight at Hlangana Lodge, Boulders Guest House or at La Plume
Wake up early to join a conservationist at sunrise to watch wild Meerkats start their daily routines, at very close range.
OR, after breakfast stroke a cheetah cub at a local cheetah breeding centre and crocodile farm www.cango.co.za
Visit the JP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn, dedicated to the Jewish people who established this town and the ostrich industry.
Then we take you on a slow drive over the dramatic Outeniqua Pass through George and on to Knysna, a big FESTIVAL town situated on South Africa’s second largest estuary.
End the day with a sunset cruise to see the Knysna Heads.
Overnight in Knysna.
Option One: Hiking at Robberg PENINSULA
Option Two: Visit Monkeyland and the Birds of Eden
Or spend an hour walking with elephants in a forest environment, at The Elephant Sanctuary Elephantsanctuary
Take2tours also encourages people to visit the wild cat re-hab centre called Tenikwa where (if booked in advance) you can take a cheetah for a walk on a lease!
Option Three: Whale and Dolphin-watching boat trips depart daily from Plettenberg Bay
Other options include Quadbiking in the forests of George, mountain biking in Knysna, horse-riding trails along the lakes of Sedgefield, or kayaking in Wilderness.
We strongly recommend a visit to one of South Africa’s most spectacular coastal National Parks. Storms River/ Tsitsikamma (hiking and river boat excursions optional)
We can book Segway Tours for you in the forest Segwaytours
or you can try your hand at zip-lining! www.stormsriver.com
End the day with a tour and tasting at South Africa’s oldest micro-brewery (Mitchells), or Bungy Jump from the Worlds Highest Bungy Jumping Bridge: BLOUKRANS
Transfer back to Cape Town.
Stop at the Mossel Bay Diaz Museum Complex en route. 7 hour drive.
Clients may extend their stay by one night with an overnight safari at BOTLIERSKOP outside George.
OR they may catch a plane from George to Johannesburg to continue their itinerary in the north (Welgevonden, Pilanesberg, Kruger, Madikwe)
OR they may transfer to Port Elizabeth and take a safari there, or catch a flight from there to Durban on the East Coast.
• Full pre-payment required before commencement of tour
• No refunds on cancellations within 30 days of tour, especially for accommodation booked
• Choice of accommodation at the discretion of Take2 Tours, although we only market ourselves with hotels that offer high standards
• All drinks, meals and items of a personal nature like phone calls and laundry are for the client’s account
• Entry fees are payable to parks and other places of interest that we visit but itinerary is flexible
• Any deviation or extension to the route will possibly affect this quotation