Travel Western Cape To Garden Route 5 Day Diary
5 Day Adrenaline Rush Garden Route Experience
Join us and experience a jam packed, adventurous, fun filled adrenaline rush 5 day tour along one of South Africa’s most breathtaking routes that consists of many natural wonders – The Garden Route.
We will take you on an unforgettable journey with Safari Game Drives, visits to the Cango Caves & Ostrich Farms. We will dare the brave (and not so brave) to join us for a Shark Cage Dive. Follow us to Hermanus for never seen before Whale watching. Jump off cliffs or go kloofing at Tsitsikamma National Park. We will also visit South Africa’s favorite town – Knysna and try out some Zip Lining.
And that is just to mention some of the adrenaline filled activities.
At a cost of only R7280 pp our Adventure Experiences Includes:
Multi language registered driver guides fluent in English & German.
Pick-up & Drop off anywhere in Cape Town
Starts every Monday & ends every Friday
Luxury mini bus that also offers air conditioning.
For the ultimate experience we keep our groups small – no more than 7 people – allowing us to provide individual attention & service
Small fridge to keep your drinks & snacks cool
Accommodation is in dormitories with bunk beds. Upgrading to private rooms upon request at an extra cost.
(i) – Included
(o) Optional (weather & availability permitted)
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Oudtshoorn – Day 1
Oudtshoorn lies along the famous R 62 – nestled deep in the little Karoo in the Western Cape of South Africa. Famous for arts, crafts, wine and port wine. Many tourist attractions like ostrich farms, Cango Caves, Cango Crocodile Ranch & Meerkat Adventures. The CP Nel Museum is best known for it’s history on the Ostrich Feather Boom era.
Late afternoon we visit the world famous Cango Caves at the foot of the Swartberg Mountains Range for an adventure tour. (i) Some of the largest chambers in the world, decorated with beautiful dripstone formations.
Pick-up: Early morning from your accommodation anywhere in Cape Town
Travel route: ± 400 km
Overnight: In a four star Backpackers in Oudtshoorn (i)
Tsitsikamma – Day 2
On South Africa’s spectacular south coast we visit Tsitsikamma National Park (i). Covered in our local indigenous fynbos vegetation, our indigenous forest. Towering the skies are big Yellowwood & Stinkwood trees, magical rock formations, deep gorges & the largest “no take” marine reserve of it’s kind in the world.
Famous for the suspension bridge crossing the Stormsriver mouth and the world famous Otter hiking trail.
Our day starts at the crack of dawn with a visit to the Meerkat Family (o). No where in the world can you experience an adventure of this kind. After breakfast we visit an ostrich farm (i), get face to face with these big desert birds. We make our way to Tsitsikamma for some zip lining fun (i), after a lunch break in the Waterfront of Knysna.
Overnight: Tsitsikamma (i)
Wilderness – Day 3
After breakfast we visit the Stormsriver Mouth in the Tsitsikamma National Park (i). We want to show off it’s beautiful stretch of coast line, that is also considered a national treasure and incorporates the Tsitsikamma, Knysna lake and Wilderness area.
The mosaic of eco-systems from the ocean to the mountains incorporates pristine beaches, rugged cliffs, Cape indigenous forest, Fynbos, rivers and lakes to make this one of South Africa’s most sought after attractions.
We then make our way through to Wilderness, on route you have the opportunity of jumping off the Bloukrans bridge (o), highest bungee jump bridge in the world or doing a 12 000 ft skydive in Plettenberg Bay (o). We will end the afternoon with canoeing (o), for the not so brave or daring, or kloofing (o) for those who live on the wild side of life or just a lovely beach walk along the Indian Ocean.
Kloofing is when you hike to a number of spectacular waterfalls, where you can jump from the top into a beautiful plunge pool.
Overnight: Wilderness (i)
Mossel Bay – Day 4
On the Garden Route we also find a harbour town named Mossel Bay. The white Santos Beach and the nineteenth century Cape St Blaize Lighthouse, which offers bay views also known to Mossel Bay. Early morning you have the option to a Great White Shark cage dive (o) and in the afternoon you will enjoy a game drive in one of the exclusive private game reserves in the area where you have the opportunity of viewing the big five.
Overnight: Mossel Bay (i)
Cape Town – Day 5
Head towards Cape Town via Hermanus (in whale season June to November). Watch the whales from the rocks or do a boat cruise (o). Out of season (November to May) we go via Stellenbosch and enjoy a cheese and wine tasting at one of many exclusive wine estates (i).
Overnight: Cape Town (i)