This popular self-drive private tour
explores one of the most beautiful areas
of South Africa, staying in hotels selected
for their character and personal service.
Explore Cape Town and the picturesque
Winelands, then see Oudtshoorn and
walk some of the Swartberg mountain
trails. Discover the beauty of the Garden
Route before ending your holiday on
safari, staying in one of the exclusive
Eastern Cape wildlife reserves.
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Arrive and transfer to the The Clarendon Bantry
Bay for a 3-night stay. The
remainder of the day is at leisure. (N)
Your hire car will be delivered on the morning
of Day 3. Days 3 and 4 are at leisure. See pages
10-11 for suggestions of things to do in Cape
Drive to the Winelands and stay 2 nights at
the charming River Manor Country House &
Spa in Stellenbosch.
Drive to Oudtshoorn and stay overnight at
Altes Landhaus, known as ‘the feather capital’, is
set in the picturesque semi-desert region of
the Little Karoo. Popular visits from Oudtshoorn
include the dramatic Cango Caves, a local ostrich
farm and early morning meerkat viewing. (B, D)
Drive to Emily Moon River Lodge and stay 3 nights.
Days at leisure to explore the Garden Route,
a picturesque stretch of wide beaches, lakes
and rivers, indigenous forests and impressive
mountain passes. Both properties offer picnic
baskets on request and can advise on the best
beaches to visit. Guidance can also be given on
nearby walks in the Robberg peninsula and the
surrounding indigenous forests. Other activities
include boat-based whale and dolphin trips
around the bay. (B)
Drive to Port Elizabeth and drop off your hire
car. Transfer to Woodbury Lodge in Amakhala
Private Game Reserve / Kichaka Private Game
Lodge for 2 nights. Wildlife drives the following
day. (B, L, D)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Superior tour departures
are based in 4- and 5-star accommodation. Prices are based on the standard room.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards,
to discuss flight options or to tailor this
itinerary, please call 020 7808 6780 or email
Altes Landhaus is situated in the tranquil Schoemanshoek valley of South Africa's Little Karoo, just 12km outside Oudtshoorn, near the Cango Caves. This old Cape Dutch style farmhouse has been charmingly and elegantly decorated with antique furnishings and tasteful decor to reflect its Victorian heritage.
The property offers a choice of spacious suites and a charming double room. Rich colours and soft textures adorn the rooms, creating a luxurious ambience. All accommodations feature an en suite bathroom, a private sitting room and a range of modern conveniences including television, air conditioning, ceiling fans, safes and telephones.
Relax on the patio, cool down in the saltwater pool with pool bar or take leisurely walks around the magnificent homestead gardens. For golf enthusiasts, improve your short game on the practise green at the lodge. In the dining area, enjoy a...
Bantry Bay Luxury Suites are modern and sophisticated with an African-Colonial ambiance. Perched on the hillside in the most exclusive bay on the Atlantic Seaboard, the Suites are also just a 5 minute drive to the V&A Waterfront, Camps Bay and Table Mountain. All the Suites have air conditioning, a sea view lounge/dining area with equipped kitchen and satellite television with...
Embracing the southern bank of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge with accommodation for just 16 guests. Each luxurious suite is a separate lodge for two people, with their own sitting area, private viewing deck and spacious, fully appointed bathroom. The area is has fabulous trails for hikers. The highlight of the area is undoubtedly the rivers, beaches and the...
River Manor is a privately owned and run boutique property, built in the early 1900's, which has national monument status and comprises two historical houses in "The Avenue" - a famous oak lined street in the historical town of Stellenbosch. It is just a 2-minute stroll from the village centre full of restaurants, shops, museums and art galleries.
The hotel has 18 guest rooms, two swimming pools and a small spa facility set in the hotel gardens. The spa is open daily; however you are required to pre-book any treatments locally as, although in-house guests get priority for spa bookings, the spa facility is open to non-residents as well. All 18 rooms have been decorated and furnished in keeping with a theme of 'colonial charm with a touch of Africa'. The differences between classic and superior rooms are that classic rooms are slightly smaller and only have a shower, while superior...
Woodbury Lodge, situated in the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve only 70km from Port Elizabeth, has a spectacular setting against a cliff above the Bushman's River valley, a perfect vantage point to catch the thrilling sight of an elephant herd passing by in the late afternoon. Guests are accommodated in four stone-and-thatch sleeping lodges, each with air-conditioning and an en suite bathroom. Meals have a South African flavour and are served in the relaxed and stylish setting of the central dining room. Guests can also gather around the outdoor fire for a drink and snacks before dinner.
Amakhala Game Reserve offers a range of morning and evening safaris. You can take game drives in an open Land Rover in search of rhino, elephant, cheetah, buffalo, giraffe, black wildebeest, zebra, tortoise and over 16 antelope species. Alternatively, try a night drive to seek out elusive nocturnal...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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