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This popular self-drive route ticks off
many of the ‘must do’ features of South
Africa in one well-paced and beautifully
scenic itinerary. Begin with some time
in Cape Town, learning about the city’s
history and seeing its impressive sights.
Then head to the nearby Winelands
and sample some of the world’s most
exclusive and popular brands. Continue
east to the famed ‘Garden Route’, named
for its seductive natural beauty and
pockets of lush vegetation. End your
journey in style with a stay in Amakhala,
one of the most exclusive wildlife
reserves in the Eastern Cape, which offers
thrilling ‘Big Five’ safari experiences.
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Fly overnight from London (regional
connections available) to Cape Town. (N)
On arrival, you will be met by our VIP meet
and greet service before transferring to the
Trevoyan Guesthouse for a 3-night stay.
Afternoon at leisure. (N)
At leisure to explore or take part in optional
excursions. Popular choices include visits
to Robben Island, Table Mountain and local
townships. We also offer an intriguing ‘Prisoner
to President’ tour, where you can delve into the
history of Nelson Mandela’s momentous time
in the city. (B)
Your premium package category B car hire will
be delivered in the morning and you then have
the rest of the day at leisure to explore the
city’s surrounds. The Cape of Good Hope and
the penguin colony of Boulders Beach are both
within easy reach and together make for an
excellent day out. (B)
Drive to the picturesque Winelands and stay 2
nights at the charming Angala Boutique Hotel
& Guest House. (B)
At leisure to relax or take part in some of the
many wine tasting and culinary experiences on
offer in this fabulously scenic region. (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 and a local ostrich
You may wish to rise early and join an optional
meerkat viewing excursion, before driving east
to Christiana Lodge, near Plettenburg Bay,
where you will stay for 3 nights. (B)
Days at leisure to explore the Garden Route’s
stretch of picture-postcard beaches, lakes,
rivers, indigenous forests and impressive
mountain passes. Other activities include
boat trips to spot whales and dolphins around
Plettenburg Bay. (B)
Continue east to Port Elizabeth, where you
will drop off your hire car before transferring
to Woodbury Lodge in the Amakhala Private
Game Reserve for a 2-night stay. (B, D)
The malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve
offers world-class ‘Big Five’ safari experiences
and with wildlife drives and bush walks both
included in your lodge accommodation, this
is the perfect way to cap any Garden Route
itinerary. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Port Elizabeth Airport and fly home
via Johannesburg. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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