Luxury Cape Town, Garden Route & Shamwari
11nt Cape Town & Garden Route with game drives
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Holiday Highlights
  • Full Board at your game reserve
  • 11 days compact car hire
  • 2 nights Shamwari Bayethe Tented Lodge
Overview
Top sights of Cape town, the gorgeous garden route were you will visit some of the most legendary vineyards, restaurants, cuisine & sights the continent has to offer, and finishes with exclusive game viewing. Visit Franschhoek with its famous wine lands and varietals. In Oudtshoorn and Knysna a plethora of activities await; from Featherbed Nature Reserve to wild cat encounters, feeding or riding ostriches, zip-lining or bungee jumping, or dinner on an old fashioned steam boat, the opportunities are seemingly endless.

Finish your trip with exclusive game viewing at the Shamwari Private Game reserve. Here you will have the chance to enjoy a morning AND evening game drive.


We are currently offering £300 off this holiday with free car hire and free game drives! Prices shown include all freebies & discounts.
What's Included
  • Return flights
  • 3 nights at the Taj Cape Town including Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the Le Franschhoek hotel & spa, including Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the Madi Madi Karoo Safari Lodge including Breakfast
  • 2 nights at the Conrad Pezula, including Breakfast
  • 2 nights at Shamwari Beyethe Tented Lodge,including Full board AND 2 game drives per day!
  • 11 days Compact Car hire, pick up Cape Town & drop off Port Elizabeth (a drop off fee of ZAR800 is payable locally)
Itinerary

Day by Day

 

Day 1       London – Cape Town

Fly direct from London to Cape Town. Once you arrive, you pick up your Car hire then drive to the 4*Southern Sun Waterfront, which includes Breakfast. The remainder of the day is free to explore this great city at your leisure. Please view our things to do tab to see what great trips and tours you can take advantage of.

Day 2 Cape Town

Today you can enjoy a full day exploring Cape Town.  A trip up Table Mountain is a must and why not jump on a Red bus City Tour via Table Mountain and scenic Blue Mini Peninsula Tour via Kirstenbosch and Camps Bay. These bus tours are a great way of getting your bearings whilst finding out about the history & heritage of this magnificent city.

Day 3 Cape Town

This is your last day in Cape Town so make the most of it!

We have many excursions you can pre-book. To wet your appetite you can – go Whale watching, go on a day safari to Aquila Private Game Reserve, Walk to Freedom Tour including Robben Island, Helicopter trips over Cape Town you can even do a Great White Shark Cage Dive! Alternatively you can just chill out on the beautiful beach in camps bay which is 15 minutes away.

Day 4 ,5 and 6 – Franschhoek

Today you drive to Franschhoek. The drive will take an hour. Here you will stay for 3 nights at 4*Protea Hotel Franschhoek, including Bed & Breakfast.

During your 3 night stay here you can explore at your own leisure. Franschhoek is famous for its scenery, vineyards and gourmet food. So a wine tasting tour is a must, we also recommend taking the The Franschhoek Wine Tram which is a hop-on hop-off tour and is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the Franschhoek Valley – picturesque vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine, fine wines and a 300 year history. Some other suggestion of  things to do that don’t invlive wine are Watch the sunset from the top of the Franschhoek Pass, Go fly-fishing, Visit the Farmers’ Market, Hike the Boland Trail, Take photographs of the stunning valley and mountains ,Try your hand at Paragliding
or Marvel at the Motor Museum and much much more.

Day 7 Oudtshoorn

Today you set off for Oudtshoorn. The Drive will take 4 and half hours though the countryside of this region. There are plenty of places to stop along the way for photo opportunities and refreshments.

On arrival in Oudtshoorn you will can check into the 4* De Zeekoe Guest Farm, which includes Breakfast.

The De Zeekoe guest farm is surrounded by the famous Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains, is one of the world’s 17 "hot spots" with 3 overlapping flower zones. Surrounded by variety attractions like ostrich farms, longest wine route in the world (R 62), Cango caves, Wildlife ranch, waterfalls and museums, makes this the ideal destination for a visit or a stay over in the Klein Karoo. This owner managed, 2000 hectare working farm, is malaria free and child friendly.

De Zeekoe offers a unique in the world opportunity to walk with Wild Meerkats (Meerkat adventures) and to be part of the shy 5 experience!

The idyllic setting indeed has something to offer for everyone – from the daring adventure-seekers to those who just yearn for a quiet getaway. The coastal town of Mossel Bay is a scenic 40 minute drive away and Knysna only 90 minutes. De Zeekoe is also conveniently situated half way between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth .This "Oudtshoorn Hotel" is ideally situated to visit the famous "kknk" Klein Karoo National Arts festival.

We can also book you on a Private Oudtshoorn Tour. Prices are from £49 per person.On this tour you drive over the Outeniquea Mountains across the spectacular countryside and to the charming Oudtshoorn town. Explore the bizarre formations of Cango Cave, visit the Cango Wildlife Ranch and enjoy an ostrich farm experience.

Day 8 & 9 Knysna

Today you set off for knysna. The drive to Knysna from Oudtshoorn will take an hour and a half. Here you will stay for 2 nights at the 4* Protea Hotel Knysna Quays, including Bed & Breakfast.

Knysna is a little town in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route. The Garden Route lies east of Cape Town and encompasses some of South Africa's most beautiful beaches, mountains, and rivers. The climate is mild all year round and there are countless of activities to enjoy including whale-watching, hiking, ostrich riding, golfing, swimming, bungee jumping and more. You can do as much or as little as you want in Knysna it’s up to you.

Why not do a Private Knysna & Plettenberg Bay Tour? We can pre-book this for you from£39 per person. This is a sightseeing tour across the heart of the Garden Route; from Knysna to Plettenberg Bay and with various stops along the way at Knysna Head and Brenton-on-Sea, offering jaw dropping views and a great opportunity for land based whale watching. The trip includes a visit to the “Garden of Eden” and a tour of “Eden Birds”, the Wold’s largest single span aviary.

Day 10 - 11 Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Shamwari Game Reserve is one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa coupled with responsible tourism and the most luxurious means of experiencing your African safari adventure.

Situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve is the malaria-free, safari holiday you’ve been searching for. Accommodating family, friends or business associates, our facilities, coupled with our spectacular location and passion for the environment, make this an unforgettable destination.

Day 11 – Port Elizabeth – London

There is time in the morning for some last minute shopping or sightseeing before making your own way to the airport to drop off your car and  board your flight back to London.

Day 12 London

Arrive back in the UK after enjoying what was hopefully a fantastic holiday!

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