The 3-night/4-day Cape Town to Knysna Tour takes you on a wonderful journey to the highlights of the magnificent Garden Route.
It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa, lying on the along the east coast in a wilderness corridor between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains and the Indian Ocean.
One night is spent in Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of South Africa in the Klein Karoo; and two nights are spent in the picturesque town of Knysna. This trip is guaranteed to be a highlight of your holiday in South Africa; from riding ostriches and exploring the Cango Caves to eating delicious Karoo fare, exploring Knysna and Mossel Bay and enjoying a 2-hour safari tour.
Oudtshoorn ǀ Swartberg Mountain Pass
Knysna ǀ Mossel Bay
Turnberry Boutique Hotel | Oudtshoorn
21 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 50 guests
Turnberry Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of the picturesque town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.Accommodation ranges from classic double rooms to luxury family suites and the Presidential suite. The air-conditioned ensuite rooms are fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience which includes free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV with satellite channels, a tea/coffee station and mini bar. Facilities include a quality restaurant onsite serving popular Karoo dishes and a Scottish-themed pub.
The Graywood Hotel | Knysna
48 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 90 adults
The Graywood Hotel is located in the heart of Knysna, within easy walking distance of the popular Knysna Waterfront. An extensive collection of original railway and steam train memorabilia recall a bygone era, while our selection of historic photographs gives you deeper insight into Knysna’s locomotive past. The air-conditioned ensuite rooms are tastefully decorated and fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience. This includes a flatscreen TV and boutique satellite channels and tea/coffee-making facilities.
Breakfast is served at the hotel’s ‘Blue Goose Restaurant’ or on the sundeck overlooking the courtyard and a sparkling swimming pool. Enjoy lunch and dinner at one of the many popular restaurants in town.
The Kelway Hotel ǀ Port Elizabeth
63 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 130 guests
The Kelway Hotel is ideally situated a short drive from the Port Elizabeth Airport and a short walk from the main beaches and a popular shopping centre. A popular feature is Farriagers, a casual, yet sophisticated restaurant onsite which serves traditional South African fare with a contemporary twist.
Accommodation at The Kelway Hotel in Port Elizabeth ranges from the newly-renovated 4-star luxury suites to standard rooms and interleading suites for families. Seafacing rooms have their own private balconies with a panoramic view over Mandela Bay. Rooms are fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience, including free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee-making facilities and 24-hour room service.
Guests are collected from Cape Town International Airport or a hotel/guest lodge by special arrangement. Depart for Oudtshoorn travelling inland on the scenic N2 highway. The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust lie nestled between the magical Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains.
Your day includes wine tasting at a well-known wine farm in Robertson and visiting a working ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn. This charming village is the largest town of the Klein Karoo and the Ostrich Capital of the world.
Overnight at Turnberry Boutique Hotel in Oudtshoorn.
Includes: Dinner in the hotel
Start your day with a delicious breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart for a tour of the world-famous Cango Caves. This is an elaborate underground labyrinth, complete with narrow stone passageways and vast caverns dripping with stalactites.
The drive from Oudtshoorn to scenic wonders of the Garden Route takes you over a dramatic mountain range known as Swartberg Mountain Pass. Enjoy a hearty Karoo lunch at the famous Kobus Se Gat restaurant located at the bottom of the pass.
After settling into your accommodation at The Graywood Hotel in Knysna, you’re taken of a tour of the historic village which includes visiting the Knysna Heads or, as an
alternative, the Knysna Elephant Park.
Guests have the choice of a few fabulous restaurants at the famous Knysna Waterfront for dinner (for your own account). Overnight at The Graywood Hotel in Knysna.
Included: Breakfast and lunch
Delicious breakfast on the hotel patio and then time to depart to explore the highlights of the northern Garden Route. This includes a spectacular walk through the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve and a visit to Nature’s Valley; followed by visits to Plettenberg Bay for lunch (for your own account) and the option of a quick tour of Monkeyland & Birds of Eden.
Dinner and overnight stay at The Kelway Hotel in Port Elizabeth.
Included: Breakfast and dinner
Early wake-up for breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart for a tour of Port Elizabeth, affectionately known as the ‘Friendly City’. The morning tour includes a visit to the Dunkin Memorial Reserve. The site pays homage to Sir Rufane Donkin who was the Acting Governor of the Cape at the time. He changed the name of Algoa Bay to Port
Elizabeth, in memory of his wife.
Shortly after the arrival of British settlers in the Bay, Donkin had a pyramid of stone built on the hill above the harbour and established a reserve of about 4 hectares around its base. It was declared a National Monument in 1938.
Guests are dropped off at Port Elizabeth Airport by 11h00 for connecting flights or at any hotel/guest lodge in the city precinct, by special arrangement.
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