This self-drive programme focuses on some of
the most beautiful landscapes between the
Western and the Eastern Capes.
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Fly to Cape Town. (N) Arrive the next day and
pick up your Group B hire car. Drive north to the
Cederberg mountains. Stay 3 nights at Bushman’s
Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat. (D)
Wilderness activities. (B, L, D)
Drive to Grootbos and stay 2 nights. (B, D)
Drive to Oudtshoorn. Stay 2 nights at Surval
Boutique Olive Estate. (B)
At leisure. (B)
Drive to Plettenberg. Stay 2 nights at Robberg
At leisure. Optional excursions to the Elephant
Sanctuary and Birds of Eden. (B)
Drive to Kichaka Private Game Reserve for a
2-night stay. Afternoon safari activity. (B, L, D)
Safari activities. (B, L, D)
Morning safari activity. Drop off your hire car at
Port Elizabeth. Fly home via Johannesburg. (B, L)
Arrive home the next day. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Located 270 km north of Cape-Town, unique and unspoilt, this one time hunting ground of the intrepid San, is home to an incredible variety of wildlife and plant species, and is a premier spring flower destination. Since 1992, Bushmans Kloof has embodied the rebirth and development of this sanctuary, with a mission to create a thriving wilderness. In recognition of its rich cultural, historical and environmental significance, Bushmans Kloof has been declared a South African Natural Heritage Site. Activities include daily rock art excursions, botanical tours, game viewing and sunset drives in open game viewing vehicles, bird watching, nature trails and river...
Grootbos, 50km east of Hermanus, is an eco lodge overlooking the coast of Walker Bay in a protected 1700 hectare fynbos reserve. It has two lodges - Garden and Forest Lodge. The main lodge building of Garden Lodge is stylish and modern with a strong African feel. There is a bar and restaurant area, outdoor terrace area and an ecological interpretation and research centre. Tranquil gardens with ponds, meandering walkways, a 'rock' swimming pool and a homely atmosphere offer the perfect setting for families. All eleven luxury suites are spacious and set in a spectacular Milkwood forest. They have wooden interiors and stone bathrooms and are decorated in neutral colours to blend in with the natural environment.
Forest Lodge is sophisticated and contemporary with a floor to ceiling glass panel to maximise the spectacular views of the whole coastline. In the main building is a...
The 10 luxury suites at Kichaka Lodge offer exclusivity in a secluded setting, with views into the surrounding bush from private decks with plunge pools. Each unique suite, built of stone and thatch, has sliding glass doors that open on two sides, making them feel part of the surrounding bush. Other features include air conditioning, an outdoor shower, radio, CD player and iPod docking system, complimentary mini bar, wireless internet access and a private safe. All suites are connected to the main lodge by wooden walkways.
The main lodge has a lounge and a large terrace that extends into a small island to create an outdoor dining area. For the chance to view lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and numerous antelope species from the comfort of the lodge, head to one of the numerous viewing decks. The library, overlooking the waterhole, has a flat screen plasma TV and the rim-flow pool,...
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...
Set at the centre of Robberg's beautiful Blue Flag Beach in Plettenberg Bay, the Robberg Beach Lodge offers 29 rooms in four luxurious villas in a wonderful location right on the beach. Facilities include two outdoor pools, two lounges, two honesty bars and a rooftop viewing deck. All rooms have private en suite bathrooms. The property is just five minutes from the bustling restaurants, galleries, coffee shops and bars of Plettenberg Bay's main...
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We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
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The Cederberg Wilderness Area - close to Citrusdal and Clanwilliam - is renowned for its...
Oudtshoorn is situated in the Klein Karoo, 55 km from the coastal town of George. The...
Originally christened 'Bahia Formosa' (beautiful bay) by early Portuguese explorers,...