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Unique & Boutique Garden Route and Game - Chauffeured Fly Drive
Bringing together some of the region’s most charming, intimate and distinctive hotels and lodges, this fabulous itinerary combines the scenic Garden Route with the best of South Africa’s renowned hospitality. Best part about it? You can enjoy the luxuries of this iconic fly drive route without actually having to drive.
- Style: Chauffeured Fly Drive
- Duration: 16 days/15 nights
- Starts in: Cape Town
Guide Price £2575
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Chauffeured transfer service between airports and all hotels
- Sea Five Boutique Hotel, Cape Town
- Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountail Vineyards, Franschoek
- Tsala Treetop Lodge, Plettenberg Bay
- Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve, Port Alfred
Day 1 Cape Town
Upon arrival into Cape Town airport, meet your Ilios driver who will hand you your relevant documents and provide important information about your onward pick up times and transfers. You will then be transferred to your first hotel and left to enjoy the rest of your time in Cape Town at leisure.
Days 2-3 Cape Town
With its striking setting against Table Mountain, Cape Town certainly boasts the ‘wow factor’. The stylish Sea Five Boutique Hotel is located in trendy Camps Bay and offers an excellent base from which to explore the city.
Days 4-5 Cape Town to Franschhoek
Meet your driver at 10am and journey journey through picturesque rolling vineyards to beautiful Franschhoek. The elegant Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyards sits proudly overlooking the village, where you can sample world-class food and wine.
Day 6 Franschhoek to Robertson
Your driver will continue along the scenic and famous Route 62 towards the quaint, historic winelands town of Robertson. The chic Robertson Small Hotel boasts a simple yet fabulous architectural flair and an outstanding restaurant.
Day 7 Robertson to Oudtshoorn
As you enter the desert-like Karoo region, notice the dramatic contrast in scenery brought about by low rainfall and months of cloudless skies. The charming Cape Dutch inspired Rosenhof Country House is situated in Oudtshoorn, renowned as the ostrich capital of the world!
Days 8-9 Oudtshoorn to Knysna
Travel south over the spectacular Outeniqua Mountain Pass towards Knysna for a stay at the unique Turbine Boutique Hotel & Spa. Restored from its former power station days, this quirky property is located on the water’s edge where you can opt for a spot of kayaking or a scenic lagoon cruise.
Days 10-11 Knysna to Plettenberg Bay
Your driver will drop you at your hideaway for the next two nights - the beautiful Tsala Treetop Lodge, an intimate oasis of calm built within a canopy of indigenous forest. Embark on a scenic guided hike along cliff trails and down sand dunes in the stunning nearby Robberg Nature Reserve, where your guide will bring to life the diverse flora and wildlife you encounter.
Days 12-13 Plettenberg Bay to Amakhala GR
Continuing east, your driver will take you the tranquil Amakhala Bukela Lodge to enjoy two days on safari. Nestled at the top of a secluded valley, Bukela boasts just nine suites, so enjoy truly personal service alongside daily game drives in search of the iconic Big 5.
Days 14-15 Amakhala GR to Port Alfred
Complete your South African holiday with two days of utter relaxation at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve. This hidden gem is the country’s only nature reserve located directly on a beach and boasts over 220 bird and 30 animal species. Enjoy gentle bush drives, strolls along the shoreline or a pampering spa treatment.
Day 16 Port Alfred to Port Elizabeth
Rejoin your driver for your final transfer back to Port Elizabeth airport.
Additional Options:PRE-BOOK THESE UNMISSABLE EXPERIENCES
Cape Town Private City Tour
Robben Island & the Walk to Freedom
Cape Point & Peninsula Tour
Franschhoek Wine Tram
Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn
Prefer to do this holiday in reverse? No problem - just ask your Trailfinders consultant.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 9 days of private chauffeured transfers between airports and all hotels with an English speaking driver, bottled water, fuel, any applicable toll fees, public liability insurance and 24 hour emergency assistance included
- 15 nights 4★+ to 5★ accommodation
- 15 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 4 dinners
- Soft drinks, house wines, local beers & spirits on days 12-15
- Robberg Hike
- 4 game drives at Amakhala Bukela Lodge
- 2 bush drives at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve
- International flights
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