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Discover South Africa| Cape Town & Garden Route

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Discover South Africa| Cape Town & Garden Route

Starting from 13,000 SAR

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Destination

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Duration

12 Days

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Group size

6 - 18 pax

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Minimum

18+

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Fitness level

Beginner

Overview

Prepare for wonder and adventure on a journey filled with marine and earthly marvels, exciting and thrilling experiences. From the famous nature of the Cape Town peninsula to the stunning Garden Route coast, you will have the chance to get up close to different animals, watch whales by the coast, experience the thrill of bungee jumping, and take a helicopter ride over Table Mountain. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Garden Route and enjoy unforgettable moments in the heart of nature.

Highlights

  • 4X4 Safari
  • Ocean Safari
  • Ostrich Safari
  • Whale watching
  • Cape Town helicopter tour
  • Highest bungee jump in Africa
  • Zip-line and nature adventure
  • African Penguins

Inclusions

  • tick-circle Transportation from and to the airport.
  • tick-circle Everyday transport as descried in the itinerary.
  • tick-circle Accommodation.
  • tick-circle Helicopter tour
  • tick-circle Whale watching
  • tick-circle Zipline Canopy tour
  • tick-circle 4 Game drives
  • tick-circle Bungee jump
  • tick-circle Featherbed boat tour
  • tick-circle Duker island visit
  • tick-circle Selected meals.
  • tick-circle Professional team.

Exclusions

  • tick-circle Flights tickets.
  • tick-circle Insurance.
  • tick-circle Additional activities .
  • tick-circle Gratuity.
  • tick-circle Meals not listed in the itinerary.
  • tick-circle Equipment and clothes.
  • tick-circle Personal purchases (soft drinks, chocolate, etc)

Your Tour Guides

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Meshal Aloqayli

Tour Guide
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Day 1

Arrive in Cape Town

Day 2

Peninsula Tour

Day 3

Cape Town City Tour

Day 4

Cape Town to Hermanus

Day 5

Hermanus to Garden Route Game reserve

Day 6

Garden Route Game Reserve

Day 7

Knysna and Featherbed

Day 8

Tsitsikamma National Park

Day 9

Oudtshoorn

Day 10

Knysna to Cape Town

Day 11

Cape Town

Day 12

Going Home

Start your Cape Town exploration with a seamless journey: the first pick-up from Cape Town Airport at 11:00. Followed by another pick-up at 14:00, both transitions smoothly leading you to the hotel. To kick off your experience, immerse yourself in an engaging introductory session, providing insights into the adventures awaiting you. Later, experience an authentic African dinner, a flavorful celebration of the local cuisine. Conclude the day by returning to the hotel, where the anticipation for your Cape Town experience continues to grow.

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Shared Room in Cape Town

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Dinner

Tent

Shuttle

Start the tour of Peninsula at 9:00 am Embark on a captivating Seal Island Cruise from Hout Bay, providing an intimate encounter with thousands of Cape fur seals at Duiker Island. The experienced crew ensures a close-up experience, revealing the vibrant marine life and seabirds thriving in their natural habitat. Following the cruise, traverse the iconic Chapmans Peak Drive, a 9km scenic route with 114 curves, showcasing breathtaking views of the Atlantic Coast, Hout Bay, and Noordhoek. Continue your exploration at the historic Cape of Good Hope, known for its cultural and natural heritage. Discover wildlife at the Buffelsfontein Visitor Centre and enjoy panoramic views from the lighthouses, accessible by foot or the Flying Dutchman funicular. Conclude the day with a visit to Boulders Penguin Colony in Simon's Town, where charming African penguins have settled since 1982. Entrance fees apply for this delightful wildlife encounter. Return to the hotel, rest and dinner at your own leisure

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Shared Room in Cape Town

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Breakfast

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Shuttle

Embark on a day of exploration in Cape Town. Begin with a thrilling Hopper Helicopter Tour over the city, offering panoramic views of the iconic landscapes. Afterward, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Bokaap Street and the V&A Waterfront, experiencing the rich history and colorful architecture. Cap off your day at the Oranjezicht City Farm Market, where you can indulge in a diverse array of local delicacies and handcrafted goods. This dynamic itinerary promises a blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and culinary delights in the heart of Cape Town.

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Shared Room in Cape Town

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Breakfast

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Shuttle

After a delightful breakfast, check out and embark on a scenic 2-hour drive to Hermanus. Immerse yourself in the captivating experience of whale watching on a boat, marveling at these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The remainder of the day is yours to explore at your own leisure, discovering the charm and attractions that Hermanus has to offer.

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Shared Room in Hermanus

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Breakfast

Tent

Shuttle

Following a satisfying breakfast, seize the opportunity to indulge in the exhilarating activity of shark cage diving (additional activity). Dive into the underwater world and witness the awe-inspiring marine life. Later, continue your journey to the game reserve lodges, where you'll delve into the heart of the wilderness. Explore the natural beauty and diverse wildlife that the area has to offer, creating lasting memories of your adventure.

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Shared Room in Lodge

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Breakfast, Dinner

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Shuttle

Immerse yourself in the Garden Route Game Lodge’s Big 5 safari experience. Enjoy thrilling game drives featuring lions, rhinos, giraffes, and elephants. Indulge in authentic South African cuisine at Serengeti restaurant, and dine under the stars at the lodge’s boma. Explore various activities, from spa treatments to guided night drives, in this luxurious African wilderness retreat.

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Shared Room in Lodge

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Breakfast, Dinner

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4X4 Car

Embark on an early morning game safari drive, capturing the untamed beauty of the wilderness. After a hearty breakfast, embark on a mesmerizing 2-hour drive through the scenic Garden Route to Knysna. Upon arrival, set sail on a boat to explore the enchanting Featherbed Nature Reserve. Return to the city and savor the day at your own pace.

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Shared Room in Knysna

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Breakfast,lunch

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Shuttle

Embark on a thrilling full day at Tsitsikamma National Park, where adventure awaits with a zipline canopy tour and the exhilarating challenge of a bungee jump. Nestled along the Garden Route, this expansive coastal conservation area boasts breathtaking scenery. Picture the Indian Ocean’s white breakers crashing against rugged shores beneath towering cliffs. Immerse yourself in the diverse landscape featuring evergreen forests, fynbos, winding rivers, and rocky ravines. Recognized as one of the world’s largest marine reserves, Tsitsikamma offers a unique blend of coastal wonders. The renowned Otter hiking trail begins at the mouth of Storms River, a hub for guided hikes and thrilling adventure activities.

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Shared Room in Knysna

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Breakfast

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Shuttle

Discover the awe-inspiring Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn on a guided tour, featuring stunning stalagmites, stalactites, and quirky formations. This subterranean wonder, formed over millions of years, is a Garden Route highlight. In Oudtshoorn, the Safari Ostrich Farm offers captivating farm tours, delicious homemade meals, and an elegant shop showcasing premium ostrich leather products—a must-visit along the Garden Route.

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Shared Room in Knysna

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Breakfast

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Shuttle

Bid farewell to the captivating Garden Route after breakfast, embarking on a breathtaking 6-hour road trip back to Cape Town. Traverse scenic landscapes, from lush greenery to coastal vistas, making the journey as memorable as the destination. Upon arrival at the hotel, check in, and allow yourself a well-deserved rest, rejuvenating after the day's picturesque adventure.

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Shared Room in Cape Town

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Breakfast

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Shuttle

Indulge in a day of leisure in Cape Town, where the possibilities are endless. Whether you opt for thrilling activities, immersive sightseeing, or a leisurely shopping spree, the city caters to your every desire. Revel in the vibrant energy of Cape Town at your own pace. At 19:00, reconvene with fellow travelers for a heartfelt farewell dinner, celebrating the memories made during this unforgettable journey.

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Shared Room in Cape Town

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Breakfast, Dinner

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Shuttle

Start your final day with a delightful breakfast, checking out afterward. At 10:00, head to the airport, reflecting on the wonderful experiences and memories gathered throughout your stay. Safe travels!

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Breakfast

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Suggested Flights

Airline Flight Date Departure
Ethiopian 24/9/2024 14:35, Cape Town International Airport
Ethiopian 12/7/2024 14:35,Cape Town International Airport
Airline Flight Date Arrival
Ethiopian 13/9/2024 13:45, Cape Town International Airport
Ethiopian 1/7/2024 13:45, Cape Town International Airport

Travel Requirement

  • Flexible and ready to adjust to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Respect local cultures, traditions, and fellow travelers.
  • Arrive on time for activities and departures.
  • Minimize environmental impact and support local communities.
  • Work together, support fellow travelers, and contribute positively.
  • Embrace new experiences and diverse perspectives.
  • Prioritize personal safety and follow provided guidelines.
  • Maintain clear and open communication with organizers and fellow participants.
  • Adapt to changes with understanding.
  • Support local businesses and wildlife, leaving a positive impact.
  • Luggage: medium size luggage, no more than 23kg

Important information

The schedule may change according to circumstances out of our control
"Gratuity in South Africa: In South Africa, tipping, or gratuity, is mandatory. Some profession they don’t have salary or hourly paid, they live on tips, like waiters, drivers, hotel staff. Here are some general guidelines:

1. Restaurants: A standard tip is around 10-15% of the total bill. Some restaurants may include a service charge, so it's essential to check your bill.

2. Hotels:Tipping hotel staff is customary. You can tip porters around ZAR 20-50 per bag and leave a gratuity for housekeeping, typically around ZAR 50-100 per day.

3. Tour Guides/Drivers: For guided tours or transportation services, tipping is appreciated. You can tip tour guides and drivers around ZAR 50-100 per day, depending on the service.

4. Taxi Drivers:Tipping taxi drivers is common, and rounding up the fare is acceptable."
Certain activities may be influenced by weather conditions.
Cape Town unveils urban vibrancy, stunning landscapes, and nearby wildlife like the Big Five, whales, seals, ostriches, and African penguins. The Garden Route, not a traditional safari spot, offers diverse wildlife encounters. Both contribute to a well-rounded South African journey, with wildlife experiences subject to natural behaviors. If you're lucky, you may see more.
10% Early bird discount. Ends 30 April.

Available Date(s)

July 1, 2024 to July 12, 2024

13,000 SAR / person - (16) Seat available
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September 13, 2024 to September 24, 2024

13,000 SAR / person - (18) Seat available
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FAQs

plus minus What are the required tools?

 

  •  Winter Apparel: Cape Town can be chilly in July. Pack layers, including sweaters, a warm jacket.
 
  • Waterproof Jacket: Prepare for occasional rain showers, especially in the Garden Route. • Comfortable Walking Shoes: Essential for exploring cities, nature reserves, and trails.
 
  • Waterproof Boots: Useful for wet conditions in the Garden Route. • Sun Protection: UV rays can be strong.
 
  • Bring sunglasses, a hat, and sunscreen.
 
  •  Travel Umbrella: Handy for both rain and shade
 
  • Power Adapter: South Africa uses the Type M electrical socket, so bring a suitable adapter for your devices.
 
  • Camera: Capture the stunning landscapes and wildlife.
 
  • your medication if you need
 
  • Local currency cash for tipping

plus minus How can I get a single room?

You can get a single room according to vacancy, by booking before the trip and paying the difference in the amount

plus minus What are the suggested arrival and departure times?

In order to ensure that you get the best experience, please book the arrival flight between 14:00 to 16:00, and the departure after the end of the tour program on the last day at 13:00