5 Day Private Garden Route Tour From Cape Town to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth).

Come along with us to experience one of the most beautiful parts of the world. R62 Adventure has been operating Route62, Garden Route & Addo tours since 2010. Our 5 day Garden Route tours are a great way to explore the Western Cape, Little Karoo, Whale Route, and Addo Elephant National Park. This tour has a good mix of nature, culture and adventure, so you can experience the best the area has to offer. This tour starts in Cape Town and ends in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), and can depart any day of the week.

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Day 1 | Highlights: Cape Town – Hermanus – Cape Agulhas

We depart from Cape Town in the morning for Hermanus. We follow the scenic coastal road, stopping at Betties Bay to view a colony of endangered African penguins. You can spend the afternoon in the seaside resort town of Hermanus, famous for hundreds of Southern Right Whales during the whale season (July to November) and many shops, restaurants and markets. In the afternoon, we will drive on to Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of Africa, where we visit a viewpoint known as the “real” place where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet.

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Included meals:

none

Included activities:

  • Visit to Penguin sanctuary at Bettys Bay
  • Visit to the Southernmost tip of Africa in Agulhas National Park

Optional activities:

Whale watching boat trip (in season, July – November), R1050pp

Travel route, distance & time:

Cape Town – Hermanus – Cape Agulhas: ± 250km  (±4 hours)

Overnight:

Cape Agulhas/Struisbaai

Day 2 | Route 62 - Oudtshoorn

We travel to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, known as the Ostrich Capital of the World, via the scenic and spectacular Route 62, which is South Africa’s longest wine route. You will be able to experience the subterranean beauty of the Cango Caves on a guided tour, followed by a sampling of the local wine.

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Included meals:

Breakfast

Included activities:

  • Cango Caves tour
  • Visit to Ronny’s Sex Shop

Optional activities:

None

Travel route, distance & time:

Route 62 – Oudtshoorn: ± 350km (±4 hours)

Overnight:

Oudtshoorn area

Day 3 | Highlights: Garden Route: Knysna - Tsisikamma

After breakfast, we cross the spectacular Outeniqua Mountain pass and travel through to the famous town of Knysna. The up-market little town of Knysna, is filled with curios, restaurants and a waterfront, as well as visit the Knysna Heads viewpoint for some spectacular views over Knysna River estuary and the Indian Ocean. In the afternoon our trip today will take us over the Provincial Borders to Tsitsikamma National Park. En route we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). There is plenty of time for the adventure seekers among you to test their courage.

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Included meals:

Breakfast

Included activities:

Visit to the Knysna Heads viewpoint

Optional activities:

  • Knysna Heads Boat Tour R450 pp (1h20min)
  • 216 M Bloukrans bungee jump, R1600

Travel route, distance & time:

Outdshoorn - Knysna - Tsitsikamma: 240km +/- 3 hours

Overnight:

Tsitsikamma area

Day 4 | Highlights: Garden Route - Tsitsikamma - Addo

After breakfast, off to Tsitsikamma National Park. The first part of the day will be spent in Tsitsikamma National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The park has a wide choice of activities for all, including hiking, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming. In the afternoon we will leave the Garden Route for Big 5 country, Addo.

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Included meals:

Breakfast

Included activities:

Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park

Optional activities:

Kayak Adventure R695pp  (3 hours weather permitting) *

Travel route, distance & time:

Tsitsikamma - Addo : +/- 230 km +/- 2.5 hours

Overnight:

Addo area


* (Kayak clients will miss the walk to the suspension bridge)

Day 5 | Highlights: Garden Route - Route 62 & Addo Elephant park

We will spend the morning exploring Addo Elephant National Park. We will spend up to 3-4 hours exploring the 28,000-hectare National reserve with over 600 elephant and some Cape buffalo, lion, black rhino, warthog, zebra, eland, kudu, hartebeest and many more animals. After an exciting morning of game viewing we will drive to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), where the tour will conclude.

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Included meals:

Breakfast

Included activities:

  • Entrance and 3-4 hour drive with tour vehicle through
  • Addo Elephant National Park

Optional activities:

2-hour open vehicle game drive with Addo field guide, R540

Travel route, distance & time:

+/- 1.5 hours, 100 km (plus driving in Park)

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Advantages of this way of traveling:

  • You sit back and relax while we drive and point you towards all the best sites
  • No need to hire a car
  • No need to buy maps or rent a GPS, we know the way
  • No worries about getting lost or driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Petrol (fuel) costs are included
  • At all-time you have a driver with local knowledge at your disposal
  • Your safety is our concern and part of our business
  • You have an estimate in advance what your organised vacation spending’s will be.

Side information:

  • For this trip we use only comfortable air-conditioned Land Rover Discovery’s.
  • Each Land Rover can take up to 4 passengers, the larger your group the less the cost per person will be.
  • Our tours take place in a Malaria free area. No anti-malaria precautions are therefore necessary. You are however advised to bring insect repellent during the summer.
  • All our drivers speak fluent English and Dutch.
  • Please provide a variety in clothing.
  • Did you forget something, do not despair South Africa offers everything, and probably at better prices compared to home.

Included

  • 4 Accredited accommodations Bed & Breakfast based minimum 3*
  • All transport in luxurious vehicles, fuel costs, road tolls and driver/guide during the trip.
  • Entrance fees for:
    • Tsitsikamma National Park, Addo Elephant Park, Kangoo Caves, toney Point
  • Penguin colony
  • Half day drive in Addo

Not included:

  • Airplane tickets. We can assist in booking tickets.
  • Food (lunch, dinners), drinks and items bought on the way are not included and are payable by the guest, tips (10% recommended)
  • Personal insurance (illness, lost items, …)
  • It is common that the driver/guide receives a tip after completion of the trip. If the guests were satisfied.
  • Entrance fees to additional parks or attractions not mentioned above
  • Personal expenses

Financial:

Rates from:

  • 2 persons: 25,300 ZAR per person (sharing double room)
  • 4 persons: 22,500 ZAR per person (sharing a vehicle)

For an exact quotation please contact us on info@R62AdventureTours.co.za

Book your trip now or contact us for any additional information on
+27 (0)72 927 86 35 or info@r62adventuretours.co.za or visit your local travel agent and ask them to contact us.


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