Moafrika Tours partnered with Earthstompers Adventure Travel to offer guests a fascinating 6-day tour of South Africa’s most scenic and breathtaking destinations.
Route 62 winds its way from the Cape Winelands to quaint seaside resort towns and the forest wonderlands of the Tsitsikamma forest. It’s the longest wine route in South Africa and an iconic feature on the country’s tourist map.
Wildlife, wine and wonderful wilderness is what this 6-day Luxury Garden Route Tours Package and Addo Elephant National Park is all about. Discover a part of South Africa renowned for its ecologically diverse vegetation, unique marine reserves and a spectacular coastline which is home to the endangered
Southern Right Whale, delicate coral reefs and a host of marine birds.
Cape Town – Hermanus – Cape Agulhas (approx 249km/ 3 hours driving time)
Depart from Cape Town/Stellenbosch early Monday morning for Hermanus. Guests booked for a shark cage dive in Hermanus leave very early Monday morning and miss the first half of the tour to Betty’s Bay. Follow the scenic coastal route stopping at Betty’s Bay to view a colony of endangered African penguins. Afternoon spent exploring the seaside resort town of Hermanus which is famous for sightings of Southern Right Whales during the whale season (July to November), stunning beachside restaurants and a delightful street market. Guests can book a whale watching boat trip in season for an additional charge.
Afternoon drive to Cape Agulhas, the most southern tip of Africa. Visit a viewpoint known as the ‘actual’ meeting point of the Indian and Atlantic oceans.
Overnight in Cape Agulhas or Struisbaai.
Dinner included in the tour price.
Cape Agulhas – Route 62 – Oudtshoorn (approx 330 kms/ 4 hours driving time)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo which is known as the ostrich capital of the world. Route 62 is South Africa’s longest wine route and an iconic feature on the country’s tourist map. Enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting at a premier wine farm along Route 62 before joining a guided adventure tour of the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn.
Overnight in Oudtshoorn
Breakfast and dinner included in the tour price
Oudtshoorn – Knysna – Sedgefield (approx 144 kms/ 2 hours driving time)
After breakfast, your tour guide takes you over the majestic Outeniqua Mountain pass to Wilderness National Park. Spend the morning paddling on a canoe up Touw River which is flanked by a beautiful indigenous forest. Birdlife is abundant, and scenery is spectacular.
Forty minutes up the Touw River, jump out your canoe and enjoy a 2-kilometre hike along a forest boardwalk which takes you to a wonderful waterfall and rock pools. Tour continues via the stunning Lake District of the Garden Route to the famous seaside town of Knysna.
This bustling tourist destination in South Africa has an excellent selection of restaurants and shops in a stunning waterfront complex. Relax, shop, eat and enjoy premier wines from the Cape Winelands.
Afternoon spent on a drive to a viewpoint on Knysna Heads which has spectacular views of the Knysna River estuary and the Indian Ocean. Late afternoon is spent exploring the sleepy town of Sedgefield which is renowned for its expansive views and beaches. Overnight in Sedgefield
Breakfast and dinner included in the tour price
Sedgefield – Tsitsikamma – Addo Elephant National Park (approx 320 kms/ 4.5 hours driving time)
After a leisurely breakfast, depart for the world-renowned Tsitsikamma National Park. Stop off enroute at Bloukrans Bridge to watch brave tourists leave off the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters) and have a go yourself if you’re courageous enough.
Late morning is spent in Tsitsikamma National Park which is a fascinating combination of dense indigenous forest and lush coastal vegetation. There is a wide choice of activities available ranging from hiking, swimming in natural rock pools or a coastal bay and crossing an impressive suspension bridge.
Leave early evening for a scenic drive along The Garden Route to Addo Elephant National Park where you will overnight at Avoca River Cabins.
Breakfast and dinner is included in the tour price
Addo Elephant National Park – Wilderness/Mossel Bay
Spend the morning on a safari tour of the Addo Elephant National Park; up to 3 hours exploring 28 000 hectares of national reserve with 600 elephants as well as Cape buffalo and black rhino and abundance of antelope and other wildlife.
Optional: 3-hour drive in open safari vehicle in Addo Elephant National Park with a professional game range. Price available on request. Your professional guide takes you through to Wilderness or Mossel Bay where you will overnight in a lovely seaside guesthouse. Guests free to go out and enjoy dinner at a popular restaurant in town. Breakfast and dinner not included for Day 5
Wilderness /Mossel Bay – Cape Town (approx 450 kms/ 4.5 hours driving time)
After breakfast, spend time on a beautiful beach or hike the Cape St Blaize trail along the clifftops and visit the famous Diaz Museum complex which commemorates the first-known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune in South Africa. Depart mid-day for Cape Town/Stellenbosch. Arrive early evening.
Breakfast included in the tour price.