Scheduled Tour from Port Elizabeth

4 Day Garden Route Tour

The 4 Day Garden Route Tour from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town via the scenic Garden Route on the Eastern Cape coast, an astoundingly beautiful stretch of coastline.

On the Garden Route Tour, we depart Port Elizabeth on our small group tour and visit the Cango Caves, one of South Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders, located in a limestone belt of 1,5km wide and almost 16km long. We also include the Tsitsikamma forest, a Khoisan word meaning “place of much water". The Park protects a wonderland of inter-tidal and marine life, a lush forest, delicate fynbos, and sheer cliffs that make this a spectacular destination, part of the luxury tour.

We highly recommend extending your stay in our beautiful 'Mother City, Cape Town after your Garden Route tour ends. Getaway Africa can assist with your post-tour arrangements as well as services in other regions in
South Africa.

This tour requires a minimum of 2 clients to guarantee a departure and can accommodate a maximum of 18 clients on the vehicle.

Highlights of the Garden Route Tour:

  • Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world.
  • Marvel at the icy formations in the Cango Caves.
  • Tour an ostrich farm, part of our luxury tour.
  • Free time in Knysna, South Africa's most visually stunning resort.
  • Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon in the Featherbed Nature Reserve.
  • Explore the indigenous forests of Tsitsikamma and views from Storms River Mouth, a highlight of the Garden Route Tour.
  • Unique early morning Meerkat Safari experience in the Karoo region
  • Opportunity to visit a local farm school in the 'Little Karoo', close to the town of Barrydale

This journey is a set departure small group tour, please see the rates section for the dates of departure. For private tours, please contact our experienced travel consultants for a quote.

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Summary

3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch & 1 Dinner

4 Days / 3 Nights
Small Group Tour

Day 1: Port Elizabeth (Sunday)
Meet your representative and fellow travellers and head westwards along the Garden Route, which follows the Indian Ocean coastline, and is bordered inland by soaring mountain ranges and indigenous forests. Visit the spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park and Storms River Mouth (weather permitting). You’ll arrive at your hotel in Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon, in the heart of the Garden Route. The afternoon is at leisure to relax or explore the town. Overnight in Knysna with dinner at Drydock Restaurant, renowned for dishes with glorious aromas and flavours, using the finest local ingredients and freshly picked herbs from the region.
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation:
Rex Hotel

Day 2: Knysna (Monday)
After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve (weather permitting), where we can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon, returning for a sumptuous lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon, alternatively, enjoy a leisurely walk or swim along the pristine Buffalo Bay Beach in the Goukamma Nature Reserve.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation:
Rex Hotel

Day 3 Oudtshoorn (Tuesday)
Travel through the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, known as the “ostrich capital” and the centre of the world’s Ostrich farming industry. Along the way, visit the ‘Map of Africa’, an extraordinary viewpoint in Wilderness. In Oudtshoorn, we’ll visit an Ostrich Farm for a fun-filled interactive tour and light lunch that includes local specialities such as Ostrich Steak, before taking a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. We will arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon, in time to check in and relax before dinner (for your own account).
Overnight in Oudtshoorn.
Meals:
Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation:
Hlangana Lodge

Day 4: Cape Town
There is an option (for own account and subject to availability) to enjoy an early morning Meerkat Safari. Witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows, in time to soak up the sun before they head about their daily activities (weather permitting). After this thrilling experience, head back for a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, the journey continues through the ‘Little Karoo’ to Barrydale, where you will have the opportunity to visit a local farm school, interact with the children and teachers, spending time with them in the classroom learning more about the local farming community, before travelling to Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town. (The school visit is subject to the school being open). Continue to Cape Town, spectacularly set at the foot of Table Mountain, where the tour ends on arrival.
Meals: Breakfast

4 Day Garden Route Tour

  South African Rand
US$
(Subject to ROE)
EURO
(Subject to ROE)
01 Jan 2022 -
30 Apr 2022
R 13,090 pp sharing
R 14,020 pp single
US$ 872 pp sharing
US$ 935 pp single
€ 770 pp sharing
€ 825 pp single
01 May 2022 -
31 Aug 2022
R 12,840 pp sharing
R 13,770 pp single
US$ 856 pp sharing
US$ 918 pp single
€ 755 pp sharing
€ 810 pp single
01 Sep 2022 -
31 Dec 2022
R 13,090 pp sharing
R 14,020 pp single
US$ 872 pp sharing
US$ 935 pp single
€ 770 pp sharing
€ 825 pp single

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Rates in South African Rand are fixed. Rates in US$ and Euro are subject to exchange rates.
Private Tours available on request
Minimum 2 passengers required to confirm departure

Tour Includes:

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Arrival and departure airport shuttle transfers
  • Professionally escorted with our professional tour guides
  • Accommodation in rooms with private facilities, on a twin share basis
  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 lunch & 1 Dinner
  • Hotel porterage

Excluded:

  • Meals not specified
  • Optional Activities if applicable
  • Visas
  • Health Requirements
  • Items of personal nature
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations, and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

 

  Departure Dates
  2022
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12, 19, 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
September 4, 11, 18, 25
October 2, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11, 18

 

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