Discover this coastal paradise along the South Eastern coast of South Africa. Discover the best spots with a small-group tour with an experienced local guide.' Overnight at exceptional 4-star accommodation in coastal towns of Wilderness, Jeffreys Bay and a bush-escape in the heart of the Klein Karoo, to make your luxury Garden Route experience even more unique. En route you'll have time to explore Addo Elephant National Park, Jeffreys Bay, Tsitsikamma National Park, Wilderness National Park, Cango Caves and Oudtshoorn. Hike in old-growth forests, see wild African animals in their natural habitat, canoe through calm, pristine waters and relax on white sandy beaches.' Add optional bungee jumping, 4x4 game drives or zip-line over waterfalls as optional activities to tailor this trip to your taste for adventure.
This small group tour is led by a local tour guide and ideal for couples, families or solo travellers to join.
Day 1: Cape Town - Wilderness National Park - Sedgefield Visit Wilderness National Park for a canoe ride. Paddle on a calm river that winds through lush forests and mountains. Have the evening at your leisure. Overnight in Sedgefield area at 4-star Dover on Sea or Wilderness Beach Villas or similar.
Day 2: Knysna - Tsitsikamma National Park - Jeffreys Bay (B) Awake early morning to visit the lively town of Knysna and an easy guided walk to the Knysna Heads, two eye-catching sandstone cliffs that flank the mouth of the lagoon. Standing 709 feet above the Bloukrans River, the arch bridge is the ideal place to bungee jump. If you don't want to participate in this optional activity, you can watch the bungee jumpers take the plunge. Explore Tsitsikamma National Park with a guided walk along shady forest paths set against a dramatic coastal landscape. Overnight the next 2 nights in Jefferys Bay at 4-star African Perfection or similar.
Day 3: Addo National Park - Jeffreys Bay (B) Start the morning with a game drive in our tour van to Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest national park in South Africa. It's home to over 550 wild elephants and most of the Big Five animals. In the afternoon, you'll return to Jeffrey's Bay for relaxing beach time or to try optional surfing or sandboarding (own expense) in one of the world's most famous surf spots. Overnight the next 2 nights in Jefferys Bay at 4-star African Perfection or similar.
Day 4: Route 62 - Tsitsikamma - Oudtshoorn (B) Travel on the famous Route 62 to Oudtshoorn. Take part in an optional waterfall zip-line (own expense) across the nearby Kruis River waterfalls.' Visit an ostrich farm to learn about these fascinating flightless birds. Return to the wild for an optional 4x4 game drive - led by a game ranger, at a private game reserve (own expense). Overnight in Oudtshoorn at 4-star Buffelsdrift Lodge4-star Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar.
Day 5: Cango Caves - Route 62 - Cape Town Take part in an optional 'meet the elephants' experience at a nearby reserve (own expense). Learn about orphaned elephants as you feed these large lovable creatures. Walk through a subterranean wonderland on a guided tour of the Cango Caves. Located in a limestone ridge parallel to the picturesque Swartberg mountains, with vast halls and towering formations of stalactites and stalagmites. In the afternoon, return via Route 62, the world longest wine route for a wine tasting stop. Reach Cape Town in the evening.
Throughout your journey, your guide will provide commentary and suggests top restaurants for dinner.'This package is part of a group tour and other customers may sleep at 4-star, 3-star or budget backpacker accommodation.