Garden Route Overland

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Price: From ZAR 7650 per person

    Garden Route Overland

    Enjoy exploring the Garden Route on this seven-day overland adventure.

    Fast Facts

    • Start:Cape Town
    • End:Port Elizabeth
    • Type:Camping
    • Comfort:Standard
    • Vehicle:Overland Truck
    • Duration:7 days

    Day 1: Tasting Wines in Stellenbosch

    Today depart Cape Town and drive to the stunning wine region of Stellenbosch. Here enjoy a tranquil lunch (own expense) and have the chance to visit a few wineries to sample the excellent wines of the area. 

    During whale watching season (between June and November), you’ll continue on to Hermanus – an idyllic coastal town which offers the best land-based viewing of these majestic creatures – for the night. 

                   
    • Highlights:  Stellenbosch
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals:L
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    Day 2: Exploring the Cango Caves

    Head inland and drive to the ostrich capital of South Africa, Oudtshoorn, where you’ll visit a local ostrich farm and have the chance to ride the largest bird in the world. 

    While in Oudtshoorn, visit the incredible attraction of the Cango Caves. These caves extend about 1.2 kms into the Swartberg Mountains and are an amazing array of stalagmite formations. 

                   
    • Highlights:  Oudtshoorn, Cango Caves
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals:B L D
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    Day 3: Getting a Head’s Up in Knysna

    Make your way back to the coast along some stunning country roads and arrive in the quaint oceanside town of Knysna, known for its sandstone cliffs, the Knysna Heads, and picturesque lagoon. 

    From here, there are several activities for you to do, or you could simply wander the town’s streets and explore the shops looking for interesting gifts for friends and family. 

                   
    • Highlights:  Knysna, Garden Route
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals:B L D
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    Days 4-5: Hiking Through the Tsitsikamma

    Continue along the Garden Route to Stormsriver, your base for the next two nights. Explore the coastal park of Tsitsikamma – a national park that extends 80km along the rocky coastline offering some spectacular landscapes of high forests, deep river gorges, and dazzling ocean views. 

    Spend a day hiking on some of the best trails in South Africa, including the opportunity to hike the first few kilometers of the Otter Trail. Take the opportunity to bungee jump off of the world’s highest commercial bridge, or too much, take a canopy tour through the forests of Tsitsikamma. 

                   
    • Highlights:  Stormsriver, Tsitsikamma National Park
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals:B L D
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    Day 6: Meeting the Elephants of Addo

    Experience a bit of wildlife as you travel to Addo Elephant National Park, home to over 450 elephants, the Cape buffalo, and other larger animals, as you drive through the park searching for the residential animals. 

                   
    • Highlights: Addo Elephant National Park
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    • Accommodation: Camping
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    • Meals:B L D
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    Day 7: Saying Goodbye in Port Elizabeth

    After a morning game drive in Addo, drive east along the coast to the town of Port Elizabeth. Here your tour will come to an end once you arrive.

                   
    • Highlights: Port Elizabeth
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    • Meals:B
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    Pricing is meant as a guide only. All prices are subject to availability, change/increase without notice and seasonabilty. Most of the overland tours are priced on a per person basis, but options and rates vary from supplier to supplier. Please note that many overland tours charge a local payment rate, which is paid directly to your trip leader upon the day of departure - this is an addition to the trip price. We have included the local payment rates for your benefit only. Contact us via Enquiry Form for an accurate, market-best rate.

    Rates & Dates
    • SEASONAL DATES: TOUR PRICE: LOCAL PAYMENT
    • 01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017 ZAR 7650 ZAR 720
    Tour Departures Dates
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    • May 05 May 2017 11 May 2017 May 19 May 2017 25 May 2017 June 02 June 2017 08 June 2017 June 16 June 2017 22 June 2017 June 30 June 2017 06 July 2017 July 14 July 2017 20 July 2017 July 28 July 2017 03 August 2017 August 11 August 2017 17 August 2017 August 25 August 2017 31 August 2017 September 08 September 2017 14 September 2017 September 22 September 2017 28 September 2017 October 06 October 2017 12 October 2017 October 20 October 2017 26 October 2017 November 03 November 2017 09 November 2017 November 17 November 2017 23 November 2017 December 01 December 2017 07 December 2017 December 15 December 2017 21 December 2017 December 29 December 2017 04 January 2018