Moafrika Tours partners with Springbok Atlas Tours to offer guests 4 exciting days discovering the delights of The Garden Route in South Africa. It’s a visual feast of scenic wonder as you travel from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth along spectacular Route 62.

The Garden Route Discovered Tour starts in Cape Town (or Stellenbosch by special request and takes you to the Little Karoo farming village of Prince Albert. The second day is a scenic drive from Prince Albert to the ostrich capital of South Africa, Oudtshoorn and a visit to the famous Cango Caves. The third day takes you from the Little Karoo to the spectacular coastal town of Knysna with a lagoon cruise to Featherbed Nature Reserve. On the last day you’re be driven along the spectacular N2 highway to the friendly city of Port Elizabeth, travelling via the magical Tsitsikamma Forest.

Accommodation options include:

  • Comfortable option; establishments offering guests comfortable accommodation in standard rooms with double or twin beds
  • Cut Above option; establishments offering guests slightly more luxury than standard hotel rooms
  • Premium option; upmarket establishments offering guests luxury accommodation

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1:

CAPE TOWN – PRINCE ALBERT (392 kilometres/ 4 hours 40 minutes travelling time)

The tour starts off in Cape Town and travels on the iconic Route 62 through Hex River Valley to Prince Albert. The first stop is the historic town of Matjiesfontein to see the local hotel which once served as a convalescent hospital for British officers during the Anglo-Boer War. The entire village was declared a National Heritage Site in 1975 and has been restored to reflect the character of the former Victorian era.
The journey continues to the beautiful Little Karoo town of Prince Albert which is known for its sun-ripened fresh and dried fruit, vineyards, olives and delicious cheese.
Overnight in Prince Albert.

DAY 2:

PRINCE ALBERT – OUDTSHOORN (100 kilometres/ 1 hour 30 minutes travelling time)

The day starts early with a delicious breakfast and a chance to sample Prince Albert’s famous local produce. The journey starts with a scenic drive through the Meiringsport Pass which falls within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The road winds through the magical Swartberg Mountains to the quaint Little Karoo town of De Rust.
Then it is onto the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn. The day is broken with a light lunch at a wine estate and the chance to sample fine wines of the Little Karoo. After lunch, guests are taken on a magical tour of the Cango Caves which is a spectacular grouping of limestone caves and one of the great wonders of the world. The last part of the day is spent at a working ostrich farm.
Overnight in Oudtshoorn (breakfast and dinner included in the rate)

DAY 3:

OUDTSHOORN – KNYSNA (134 kilometres/ 1 hour 45 minutes travelling time)
An early start and a hearty breakfast before setting off on a scenic journey over the incredible Outeniqua Pass to George which is the sixth oldest town in South Africa. Visit the town’s famous historical landmarks which include the Slave Tree and King Edward VII Library building. Continue on to Knysna travelling via Wilderness.
Once in Knysna, guests join a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve and take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head. Enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the seaside town which sprawls on both sides of the Knysna Lagoon. A light lunch under ancient milkwood trees is enjoyed at a popular quayside restaurant in Knysna. Guests are then free to explore the charming town which is set around a natural harbour lagoon.
Overnight in Knysna (breakfast and lunch included in the rate)

DAY 4:

KNYSNA – PORT ELIZABETH (275 kilometres/ almost 3 hours travelling time)
After a hearty breakfast you say goodbye to your tour guide and are driven to Port Elizabeth, travelling on the magnificent N2 past the towns of Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley and the Tsitsikamma Forest. Arrive in the ‘Friendly City’ mid-day. Guests can be dropped off at Port Elizabeth Airport.
Breakfast included in the rate.

 

DEPARTURE TIME/PLACE Departs on Monday, returns on Thursday (except 16,25,26 December and 1 January)td>
INCLUDED
Transfer in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle Pick up in Cape Town and and drop off in Port Elizabeth
3 nights accommodation 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
NOT INCLUDED
International and domestic flights Personal items and purchases; including snacks, drinks and curios
Cash bar for alcoholic beverages and soft drinks with meals Gratuities for staff and tour guide

Additional information

Traveller TypePer Person Sharing, Single Traveller
  • Accommodation for 1 night in a chalet at Tremisana and 2 nights spent in a tree house
  • A 3-hour sunset drive through the Balule Big 5 Reserve
  • A delicious bush braai at the Marula Tree Boma
  • A 4 hour Big Five bush walk with armed rangers
  • A full day in the Kruger National Park in a comfortable open game viewing safari vehicle
  • A 2 hour afternoon game drive through the Balule Big 5 Reserve
  • A Scenic highlights tour of the Blyde River Canyon where you will see the Three Rondawels

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