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Classic Garden Route & Game
From iconic Table Mountain to the coastal Garden Route and on to the plains of the Eastern Cape game reserves, discover South Africa’s most popular fly drive route.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Cape Town
- Cape Town
- Garden Route
- Eastern Cape Reserves
Days 1-3 Cape Town
Explore this fascinating city from the restaurants and attractions of the V&A Waterfront to the top of Table Mountain. Join a group tour to the rugged Cape Peninsula, which includes a fabulous coastal drive along Chapman’s Peak en route to the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve.
Days 4-5 Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Pick up your car and drive into the heart of the beautiful Cape Winelands. Spend the next couple of days discovering the history behind the region’s wineries and vineyards, renowned as some of the best in the world.
Days 6-7 Stellenbosch to Oudtshoorn
Today, take the scenic route to Oudtshoorn, driving through picturesque vineyards and the captivating Du Toits Kloof Pass. Perhaps take a tour of the fascinating Cango Caves and its spectacular limestone formations or visit a working ostrich farm.
Days 8-9 Oudtshoorn to Wilderness
On today’s journey south you will officially enter the Garden Route, a spectacular coastal drive with dramatic seascapes. Arrive at Wilderness, a quaint village renowned for its lakes and natural lagoons and boasting a beautiful expansive stretch of white sand beach. There is plenty to explore here!
Day 10 Wilderness to Plettenberg Bay
After breakfast, hug the coast until you reach the harbourside town of Knysna, where time permitting you can enjoy a boat trip on the calm lagoon for stunning views through the Knysna Heads. Continue on to charming ‘Plet’ in time for dinner.
Days 11-12 Plettenberg Bay
Explore the beaches and upmarket boutiques in town, the many wildlife sanctuaries on your doorstep or visit Tsitsikamma National Park, home to indigenous forest, deep river gorges and spectacular waterfalls.
Day 13 Plettenberg Bay to Eastern Cape GR
Leaving the Garden Route behind, continue on to your Eastern Cape lodge, to arrive in time for lunch and your first thrilling game drive.
Day 14 Eastern Cape GR
Morning and afternoon game drives in this wildlife-rich region offer the chance to spot the Big 5.
Day 15 Eastern Cape GR to Port Elizabeth
Enjoy one last morning game drive before driving back to Port Elizabeth airport.
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)
- 12 days Economy Premium Cover car hire including zero insurance excess, 7% early booking discount, unlimited mileage, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and 1 additional driver. A one way drop off fee is payable locally
- 14 nights 4 to 4+ accommodation
- 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
- Soft drinks, house wines, local beers & spirits on days 13-14
- Cape Point & Peninsula Tour
- 4 game drives
- Shared transfer from Cape Town airport to your hotel
- International flights
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