Garden Route Package
Along South-eastern coastline of South Africa lies a little stretch of paradise known as the Garden Route. Extending from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape approximately 300km. Including iconic towns and areas such as Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley; with George being the Garden Route’s largest city. The Route is sandwiched between Mountains and the Indian Ocean and makes for one of the world’s most spectacular and scenic driving roads; a must for anyone who enjoys a road trip as part of their holiday. The Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma indigenous forests are a unique mixture of Cape Fynbos, Knysna and Coastal Forests; offering hiking trails and eco-tourism activities along the way. This area features High on the must-see lists of most visitors to South Africa for good reason….. One can’t help being seduced by the glorious natural beauty, the range of topography, the diverse array of fauna and flora, and of course the outdoor adventure activities on offer.
Day 1 – 2: Port Elizabeth / Addo Elephant National Park
Arrive PE from Johannesburg or Capetown
Overnight at the Paxton Hotel
Port Elizabeth is a city on Algoa Bay in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. A major port, it’s also known for its
numerous beaches. The Donkin Heritage Trail takes in the Old Hill neighborhood’s Victorian landmarks. Coastal boat
tours spot whales and rare seabirds, while wildlife reserves outside the metropolitan area are home to elephants,
rhinos and other big game,
Day 3 – 5: Tsitsikamma Knysna
The Tsitsikamma National Park is a protected area on the Garden Route, Western Cape and Eastern Cape, South Africa. It is a coastal reserve well known for its indigenous forests, dramatic coastline, and the Otter Trail.Knysna is located along South Africa’s famed Garden Route in the Western Cape province. The town is famous for its oyster festival, warm people and the most magnificent views from Leisure Isle to the Knysna Heads. A visit to Knysna is a sublime blend of adventure and relaxation.
Day 6 – 7: Oudtshoorn
The town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. The world’s biggest bird is just one of the many attractions in this area of exceptional contrasts and natural beauty. The region is home to the spectacular Cango Caves, Africa’s largest show cave system; an ecological hotspot where three distinct plant biomes (succulent karoo, cape thicket and fynbos) converge; and the Swartberg mountain range, which is part of the Cape Floral World Heritage Site.
Depart from George Airport to either Cape Town or Johannesburg.