4-Day Garden Route Klein Karoo and Safari Tour

Garden Route · Nature and Outdoor · Safari · Self Drive

Summary

From the mountains and oceans and lush vineyard-filled valleys of the Western Cape, to the dry deserted paradise of the arid Klein Karoo, discover the many terrains of the Garden Route during this spectacular four-day vacation.

During this amazing tour, visit popular travel destinations along one of South Africa’s most exquisite scenic paths, such as Oudtshoorn, George, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

Here, discover the many wonderful treasures in each destination, including leading points of interest such as the world-famous Cango Caves, Tsitsikamma Forest and the Knysna Lagoon among others.

During the tour, enjoy incredible game drives, sunset boat cruises and delicious cuisine in spectacular locations.

You Will Love

  • Visiting the Highgate Ostrich Farm and enjoying the in-depth tour of the historic family-run property. As well as learning about how the farm is run and seeing how the ostriches are bred and kept, travellers can also enjoy feeding and riding the ostriches.
  • Discovering the hidden secrets of the Swartberg Mountains through a thrilling tour of the Cango Caves, beginning with an unforgettable descent into the first chamber, Van Zyl’s Hall.
  • Discovering the lovely seaside hotspot of Knysna by exploring the beautiful waterfront, venturing on sunset cruises on the lagoon and delighting in plenty of fresh, scrumptious seafood.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: De Denne Country Guest House, Oudtshoorn

Depart from Cape Town and travel along the popular Route 62, viewing small but noteworthy towns en route, such as Worcester, Montagu and Calitzdorp. After arriving in Oudtshoorn, enjoy a fascinating tour of the Cango Caves as well as a visit to the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Finally, travel to De Denne Country Guest House. (D)

Day 2: St James Boutique Hotel of Knysna, Knysna

Following breakfast, enjoy a lovely tour of the Highgate Ostrich farm right next door to De Denne Country Guest House. Here, travellers will learn plenty of incredible information about ostriches, their breeding habits and much more. Once the tour of the ostrich farm is complete, travel along the scenic Outeniqua Pass to George and visit Botlierskop Private Game Reserve near Mossel Bay for lunch and a three-hour game drive. Once the game drive is complete, travel to the St James Boutique Hotel of Knysna in Knysna. (B, L, D)

Day 3: St James Boutique Hotel of Knysna, Knysna

Enjoy exploring the wonderful seaside village of Knysna as well as its neighbouring towns including Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley. After visiting a collection of the best points of interest on the Garden Route, enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise along the Knysna Lagoon. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Cape Town

After breakfast, depart Knysna for Cape Town, driving along the coast and passing popular towns including Mossel Bay and Swellendam along the way. (B)

Our Recommendations:

  • Extend this tour by spending extra time in Cape Town or experience an incredible safari at one of the malaria free Eastern Cape Game Reserves.

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