This popular self-drive 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. Afternoon
at leisure. (N)
Your hire car will be delivered on the morning of
day 3. Days 3 and 4 are at leisure. (B)
Drive to the Winelands and stay 2 nights at the
charming Angala Boutique Hotel & Guest House. (B)
Drive to Oudtshoorn and stay overnight at Surval
Boutique Olive Estate.
Oudtshoorn, 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 trips to spot
whales and dolphins around the bay. (B)
Drive to Port Elizabeth and drop off your hire car.
Transfer to Woodbury Lodge in Amakhala Private Game Reserve for 2
nights. Wildlife drives the following day. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Port Elizabeth airport and fly home via
Johannesburg. (B, L) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch,
D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is
based in 4- or 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 3930 5008 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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...
Situated at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain range (a Unesco world heritage site), 4.5 km outside Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, Surval Boutique Olive Estate offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and the Schoemanshoek valley. There are 16 stylish rooms in a serene farm setting, ranging from the comfortable honeymoon suite, superior and standard rooms to friendly family rooms, and single rooms for the solo traveller. There is an elegant fine dining restaurant, Su Casa (your home), as well as a bistro menu inspired by the produce of the local Klein Karoo region, complemented by international flair and a comprehensive wine...
The Clarendon Bantry Bay is a luxury guesthouse located in one of the most exclusive suburbs of Cape Town, within minutes of the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the cosmopolitan city centre, shops and restaurants. Rooms are elegantly styled with rich dark wood and natural colours and have either partial or full ocean...
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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