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Cape Town + Garden Route + Safari
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This classic itinerary explores the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town & the beautiful Garden Route, finishing with a Big-5 safari in the malaria free Addo Elephant Park. Travelling with your private guide, experience the ostriches of Oudtshoorn & Knysna lagoon, before returning via Hermanus with whale watching from June-Oct. English speaking guide, accessible transfers, all activities & game drives included.
You will be met at
Cape Town Airport
and transferred to your hotel in this beautiful city, within sight of
Check in and relax in your magnificent surroundings.
Today your guide will collect you for a full day tour of
We start with a short tour to see the key historical and architectural sites of the "Mother City". Weather permitting, we will then ascend
by cable car to enjoy one of the world’s most famous views
(alternatively we will drive to the wonderful viewpoint on Signal Hill).
We continue to the fishing village of
, where we take
a boat ride to see the Cape Fur seals at
(you will be lifted onto the boat in your wheelchair - this will not be possible for very heavy guests, nor for heavy or power chairs).
After lunch (own account), our tour finishes with a visit to beautiful
, which is world renowned for its wide diversity of fynbos and protea.
Today your guide will collect you for a full day tour to the beautiful
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
Enjoy wonderful ocean views as we drive around the
to naval Simonstown, where we visit the resident penguin colony at
We continue to
where we hope to see baboons, ostrich and perhaps even dolphins or whales in season (July to November). We take an accessible funicular ride up to the
, before returning via spectacular
Chapman’s Peak Drive
to Cape Town.
Enjoy a full day tour of the renowned
today, travelling through the scenic
where a handful of French Huguenot refugees started South Africa’s now famous wine industry. Visit the historic university town of Stellenbosch
and several different wine estates of your choice – sampling as you go!
Enjoy lunch at a good restaurant or wine estate (own account), and visit the
Cheetah Outreach Project
in Somerset West on the way home.
This morning your guide will show you more of the dramatic and contrasting beauty of South Africa on your scenic 5-hour drive from
along spectacular Route 62 to
in the arid Little Karoo.
We travel through the beautiful Cape Winelands and Breede River Valley, where we enjoy wine tasting at a wine estate renowned for its port, before checking into
our guest house.
This morning we visit
to see cheetah and crocodiles, and an
to learn more about these huge flightless birds and their magnificent plumage
In the afternoon we travel 2-hours through the spectacular Outeniqua Pass to
. Check in to your hotel and relax in this area of outstanding natural beauty.
This morning we explore
scenically situated on a vast lagoon
This lively town is famous for its oysters, which are grown in the lagoon. It also offers good shopping opportunities and many interesting craft centres in the town. Spend time shopping or people watching at one of the sidewalk cafes, and then enjoy a cruise on the
In the afternoon a special treat awaits – a visit to a
Knysna Elephant Park
where you will have the opportunity to feed one of these gentle giants!
Today we drive through
, South Africa’s playground for the rich and famous. Schools of dolphins are sometimes seen here in the warm Indian Ocean and whales may be seen in season (July to November).
Continuing northwards, we travel 4-hours past the Tsitsikamma Forest and across the dramatic
Storms River Gorge
to the malaria-free game
Addo Elephant Park
in the beautiful Eastern Cape.
After checking in to your self-catering rest camp, enjoy an afternoon game drive with your guide, where game viewing opportunities should present themselves almost immediately. In addition to the elephants, we hope to see several species of antelope, zebra, wildebeest and maybe even giraffe - as well as several of the Big Five. Your guide has an allowance to cover your breakfast, lunch & dinner at the camp restaurant, each day that you are in the park.
This morning enjoy a game viewing drive in your host's vehicle in
Addo Elephant Park
, where you can view these magnificent animals which once roamed free in this area and were saved from extinction by this national park, which has also preserved the rare Cape buffalo and the flying dung beetle. Addo is home to all the
- Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino - as well as many other interesting species.
The remainder of the morning is free to relax at your rest camp, before setting out again in the late afternoon on another game drive. You can hope to see ostrich, giraffe, hippo, kudu, crocodiles, antelope, waterbuck, warthogs, baboons and many other animals. With hundreds of different bird species in the region, outstanding bird watching is also guaranteed!
After a beautiful African sunset, enjoy the balmy evening and pristine stars of the Milky Way as you have never seen them before – as well as the spectacular
After some final game viewing in
Addo Elephant Park
, we travel 4-hours to
We stop at the Boardwalk Casino at the seaside resort of
, where there is time to do some shopping and enjoy the beachfront.
We continue through the scenic Old Passes Road to
. Here we visit the Dias Museum, which has a life-sized replica of the ship that the Portuguese explorer, Bartholemew Dias, sailed in when he became the first European to set foot on South African soil and erect a cross. At the centre of the complex is the famous Post Office Tree, an ancient Milkwood where early sailors left mail for homebound ships.
Today we explore
where the famous Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz landed and erected a cross. We visit the local museum, which houses a replica of his boat and continue to the small town of Albertina to visit an
to learn more about the healing properties of this fascinating succulent plant.
We continue driving 4-hours overland to the small seaside town of
From July to November, southern right and humpback whales come here to breed and this is considered the best location for land-based
in the world. Once severely endangered, these magnificent creatures of the deep are now breeding successfully in the area due to a major international conservation effort.
After whale watching from the cliffs, check in to your hotel and enjoy the natural beauty of the coastline.
At leisure to explore
and the surrounding area with your guide.
from the cliffs
which usually offer excellent viewing. Afterwards you can explore this small town, with its interesting open-air craft market in season and coastal path with indigenous fynbos and bird life.
You can also visit the small
Fernkloof Nature Reserve
, a gem of a fynbos wildflower sanctuary, cared for by the local botanical society and set against a mountain at the end of the village. Or venture further afield to
, the most southerly point of Africa and the true meeting point of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans (pay any entrance fees locally).
Transfer 2-hours to
Cape Town Airport
for your flight home.
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