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Cape Town, Wine, Game & Whales
From Cape Town and the lush rolling hills of the Cape Winelands, to safari game drives in the Karoo and whale watching from Hermanus, this unforgettable journey from city to sea samples the very best of the Western Cape.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 11 days/10 nights
- Starts in: Cape Town
Guide Price £1271
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Days 1-2 Cape Town
The sight of iconic Table Mountain welcomes you to the beautiful Mother City of South Africa! Ascend the mountain by cable car (fee payable locally) for breathtaking views of the city below, hit the beach in stylish Camps Bay and stroll around the V&A Waterfront, home to many fabulous shops, bars and restaurants.
Day 3 Cape Town
Today, enjoy a full day Robben Island & Walk to Freedom tour. Explore the infamous District Six, where the local community was forcibly removed during apartheid, followed by a visit to the notorious former prison colony of Robben Island.
Day 4 Cape Town to Franschhoek
Drive through rolling vineyards en route to the charming village of Franschhoek, where fine food and wine have become a way of life. In the afternoon, wander the pretty tree-lined streets, marvel at the unique Cape Dutch architecture and sample some of the smooth local red wines as you ‘people watch’ from a café.
Day 5 Franschhoek
Soak up the beautiful mountain scenery as you hop aboard the Franschhoek Wine Tram to visit an array of picturesque local vineyards. Enjoy tastings of some of the best wines in the world, paired with cheeses, chocolate and delicious homemade local produce.
Days 6-7 Franschhoek to Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Travel through scenic mountain gorges into the desert-like Karoo, towards Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Set within a dry ravine, Sanbona boasts a dramatic arid backdrop for your safari adventure. In addition to exciting game drives in search of rhino, cheetah and elephants, your guide will bring to life the reserve’s unique geological history.
Day 8 Sanbona Wildlife Reserve to Hermanus
At dawn, embark on a final morning game drive where you may also have the opportunity to view historical San rock art. As you leave Sanbona behind, take the scenic route south to the pretty coastal town of Hermanus.
Days 9-10 Hermanus
Famed for the graceful whale population that make this bay their home between July and November, Hermanus also boasts upmarket shops and fantastic restaurants. Venture out to sea on an informative Whale Watch Tour and stroll along the shoreline to keep a lookout for whale pods surfacing.
Day 11 Hermanus
Continue back to Cape Town to catch a flight home or continue your South African adventure.
Additional Options:Like this holiday but don't want to drive? This holiday is also available as a Chauffeured Fly Drive, meaning you can enjoy this itinerary without actually having to drive yourself.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 11 days Economy Premium Cover car hire including zero insurance excess, 7% early booking discount, unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and 1 additional driver
- 10 nights 4 to 4+ accommodation
- 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
- Robben Island & Walk to Freedom
- Franschhoek Wine Tram
- Whale Watch Tour from Hermanus
- 4 game drives
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