Welcome to The Garden Route
The Garden Route is a stretch of just under 200km along the South-Western coast of South Africa. Towns you can visit along the route includes places like: Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay & Klein Brak Rivier just to name a few. With mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters, it has the mildest climate in South Africa and the second mildest climate in the world, after Hawaii.
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.
Try out a 12 000 ft skydive or just enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Indian Ocean.
Oudtshoorn – Day 1
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
Tsitsikamma – Day 2
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 Knysna Waterfront.
Wilderness – Day 3
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 beautiful 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.(i)
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).