5 Day Private Garden Route Tours including Cape Agulhas

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5 Day Private Garden Route Tours & Agulhas

The 5 Day Private Garden Route tours start and end in Cape Town and you can select any departure date. The tour includes all the major Garden Route highlights plus a visit to Hermanus and Cape Agulhas - The Southernmost point on the African continent. Choose from a wide variety of activities and attractions as we visit Oudtshoorn, Knysna, Tsitsikamma and Agulhas.

3 Star Double / Twin Room, per person sharing 
R 10 500 pp
3 Star Single Room, per person
R 11 500 pp
Children rates apply. Please note when enquiring  
Discounts are available for larger groups or families  
Tours with 2 guests may take place in sedan-type vehicles  
Personal changes to tours could affect the rate  
Qualified Driver Guide / Air-Con. Vehicle / Fuel / Toll Fees  
3 Star Accommodation with breakfasts  
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Day 1
Cape Town - Oudtshoorn, roughly 450 km, 5hr drive

5 Day Private Garden Route Tours leave Cape Town in the early morning and heads North along the N1 Motorway and through the Huguenot Tunnel. Soon after we will get onto the popular Route 62 with amazing mountain and farmland views. There are also a few interesting lunch and rest stops found on this road. In the afternoon we will reach Oudtshoorn filled with activities and also where we will spend the night.

Stops of interest along the way:
Route 62 - We take South Africa's most famous country road to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.
Ronnie's Sex Shop - Visit this popular farm stall with a funny story behind the name (no charge).
Ostrich Farm tour - Visit a working Ostrich farm to learn interesting facts about these birds (no charge).
Cango Caves - A guided tour of incredible rock formations, stalactites and stalacmites (for your account).
Cango Wildlife Ranch - View and interact with many different types of animals (for your account).

Enjoy wildlife, adventure or scenery along the way back from our 3 day garden route tours

Day 2
Oudtshoorn - Knysna, roughly 200 km, 2.5 hr drive

This morning guests have the option to do a natural Meerkat encounter which takes place during the sunrise hours. More time can be spent in Oudtshoorn for activities from the previous day. When we're done in Oudtshoorn, we head for the heart of The Garden Route - Knysna. The scenic Outeniqua Mountain Pass will take us to the towns of George, Wilderness and Sedgefield before we reach Knysna where we will stay for 2 consecutive nights on this tour.

Stops of interest along the way:
Meerkat Adventures - Witness a Meerkat family wake up and prepare for the day (for your account).
Knysna Heads - View the town and Indian Ocean from The Knysna cliffs (no charge).
Knysna Waterfront - Enjoy some shopping or dinner at the town's waterfront (for your account).
Elephant experience - Feed and walk alongside elephants (for your account).
Lagoon Boat Cruise - Join a relaxing boat cruise on The Knysna Lagoon (for your account).

Elephants, hiking or Cango Caves can be done on the second day of our 3 day garden route tours

Day 3
Knysna - Tsitsikamma - Knysna, roughly 200 km, 2.5hr drive

Day 3 we explore the protected forests of Tsitsikamma National Park and The Garden Route. There is a wide variety of things to do in this area, including safaris, wildlife, nature walks, adventure and adrenaline activities. Tsitsikamma Park is the furthest point we visit today and on the tour before we turn around back to Knysna for the second night's stay.

Stops of interest along the way:
Big Tree - A 45 minute forest walk to SA's oldest and largest Yellowwood tree (no charge).
Monkeyland - A guided forest tour in a free-roaming monkey sanctuary (for your account).
Birds of Eden - Stroll through the world's largest free-flight bird cage (for your account).
Bungy Jump Bridge - A stop for a dramatic view, or jump for the adventurous (viewing is free).
Tsitsikamma Park Nature Walk - 1hr walk to Tsitsikamma Park's suspension bridge (for your account).
Ziplining - A 1hr zipslide adventure in the Garden Route forests for all ages (for your account).

Day 4
Knysna - Cape Agulhas, roughly 380 km, 4hr drive

Today we head for the Southermost point on the continent of Africa - Cape Agulhas. On our way there we will pass many interesting places and optional activities. Mossel Bay, Diaz Museum, The Aloe Factory Shop or a safari can be included on this day. We will visit the South Point monument in Agulhas and overnight in the beach-side town.

Stops of interest along the way:
Lion Walk - A 1 hr walk with hand-reared lions in a free-roaming field (for your account).
Diaz Museum - Explore the Portuguese history and Post Office Tree of Mossel Bay (no charge).
Mini Safari - Enjoy 2 hours of game viewing on a private game reserve (for your account).
Aloe Factory Shop - A rest stop in Albertinia with its massive Aloe industry (no charge).
Agulhas South Point - Stand on the most Southern tip of Africa (no charge).

Safaris, boat rides, lion walk or museums are available

Day 5
Cape Agulhas to Cape Town, roughly 270 km, 3.5hr drive

The final day of our 5 Day Garden Route tours takes us to Hermanus and Betty's Bay before heading back to Cape Town around the Helderberg mountains. In the months from June to November some whale spotting or a whale boat tour can be arranged. We also pass a colony of African penguins. Clarence Drive mountain pass provides us with endless horizons and views before we get back to Cape Town in the late afternoon.

Stops of interest along the way:
Shipwreck Museum - Explore the stories around hundreds of shipwrecks around Agulhas (no charge).
Hermanus - Enjoy free time, lunch or land-based whale watching (Jun-Nov) in Hermanus.
Whale Boat Tours - Optional whale boat tours (Jun-Nov) to get up close with the whales (for your account)
Penguins - Visit a colony of African Penguins in Betty's Bay (no charge).
End of tour - Arrive back in Cape Town in the late afternoon or early evening.

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