Day 1: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn.
Depart Cape Town early on Monday morning for Calitzdorp via the scenic and spectacular Route 62 which is South Africa’s longest wine route. After a light lunch at Calitzdorp we visit Die Krans winery for wine and port tasting to find out why this town is known as the Port wine capital of South Africa. Then we continue on to Oudtshoorn, (Ostrich capital of the world), for a guided tour of an ostrich farm. The more adventurous can even ride an ostrich. Overnight in Oudtshoorn. Included Meals: Dinner. Included Activities: Entrance to the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Optional Activities:
Touching and having your photo taken with a cheetah. Overnight: Oudtshoorn.
Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Wildernis.
This morning we experience the subterranean beauty of the Cango Caves in a guided adventure tour. Then we move on to the Cango Wildlife Ranch where you can see the endangered cheetah, crocodiles and other animals. The highlight is touching and having your photo taken with a cheetah. After lunch in the afternoon we will drive over the majestic Outeniqua Mountains to the Wilderness National park for a canoe ride through indigenous forest and boasting over 200 species of birds. Overnight in Wilderness. Optional extras: Rise early to a spectacular Hot air balloon ride over the Little Karoo. Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner. Included Activities: Entrance to Adventure Cango Caves Tour. Entrance to guided tour of Ostrich Farm. River Canoeing in Wilderness National Park. Overnight: Wilderness.
Day 3: Wilderness - Plettenberg Bay.
After breakfast we leave for the Tsitsikamma National Park. En route we drive through the beautiful lake district of the Garden Route and stop off at the Bloukrans bridge to view the world’s highest bungy jump (216 metres). We allow plenty of time for the adventure seekers amongst us to test their courage. We spend the afternoon in the National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and the beautiful Indian Ocean. This provides a wide choice of activities for all, including long and short hikes, crossing the suspension bridge, swimming and snorkeling. Overnight in Plettenberg Bay. Included Meals: Breakfast. Included Activities: Entrance to Tsitisikamma National Park. Optional Activities: Bloukrans Bungy Jump (216 m), Tree Top Canopy Tour. Overnight: Plettenberg Bay.
Day 4: Plettenberg Bay - Mossel Bay.
The morning you will have for your self. You can go to Plettenberg Bay beach and/or explore the town. 1 Hour Guided Tour of Knysna elephant. On the way to Mossel Bay we will stop over in Knysna (South Africa’s favorite town) where you can see the famous Knysna Heads and lagoon and have the opportunity to explore the waterfront and countless shops. We then move on to Mossel Bay for a Big 5 game drive and dinner at the game lodge. Overnight in Mossel Bay. Included Meals: Dinner. Included Activities: Big 5 Game Drive at Garden Route Game Lodge. Optional Activities: Whale and Dolphin watching Safari (seasonal).
Day 5: Mossel Bay - Swellendam (Join up with Baz Bus if you want to continue further up the wild coast). In the morning you have time to explore the beautiful coastal resort town of Mossel Bay and visit the Diaz museum complex and the Post Office Tree.
Other things to do:
- Surfing or sand boarding
Early afternoon we visit the Aloe Ferrox factory shop at Albertinia to discover the health and beauty enhancing qualities of this plant. We then move on to Cape Agulhas the most S