8 Day Discover the Garden Route

From R 10950

DURATION:

8 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

CAPE TOWN

ENDING POINT:

CAPE TOWN

TOUR TYPE:

ADVENTURE TOUR

TOUR CODE:

ARRDG8

Live music

During this 8-day trip you will discover all the beautiful places that the Garden Route has to offer. Leave on Friday from Cape Town and come back the next Friday with great memory’s and a wish to go back to the Garden Route. After being picked up from Cape Town on Friday we head out to a thrilling zipline adventure, with beautiful views. The next couple days will be filled with adventures like a game drive, secret beach hikes, an Eco Tour through the Knysna Heads spotting dolphins and whales and exploring the Millwood Gold Mine. After each day of awesomeness, the day will be ended with dinner, some nice live music and of course drinks. If all of these things don’t give you enough thrill yet, there are a lot of optional activities that will make your adrenaline pop.

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8 Day Discover the Garden Route

Day 1

Cape Town – The Garden Route

Get picked up at your accommodation around 10h00 before we hit the road to the Garden Route stopping off for lunch and a thrilling Zipline adventure in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. Arrive in Mossel Bay in time for sunset drinks at a viewpoint overlooking the whole Garden Route.
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Included activity: Zipline adventure

Day 2

Garden Route – Mossel Bay

Explore the historic Mossel Bay with a short hike on the majestic St. Blaize cliffs and swim at the famous ‘Poort’ rock pools or Santos Beach. Overnight at the sweetest backpackers in town and enjoy some fresh oysters and sunset drinks while dinner is cooked over the fire.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: hike on St. Blaize Cliffs, swim at rock pools/Santos Beach
Optional Activity: Shark Cage Diving, Sky Diving, Sand Boarding, Surfing Lessons and Sea Kayaking

Day 3

Mossel Bay –  Plettenberg Bay / Natures Valley

Start the day with a 3hr Game Drive spotting the Big Five. Then we lazily make our way to Plettenberg Bay with some stops at magical farm stalls and craft markets. Explore the Craggs and Natures Valley and enjoy a delicious organic dinner around the fire at Wild Spirit Backpackers.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: 3hr Game Drive, Explore the Craggs and Natures Valley
Optional Activity: Yoga Session (free), Bloukrans Bundy, Canyoning Adventure, Birds of Eden and Monkeyland, hike to waterfall, recycling workshop, a permaculture intro and hoola hoop session

Day 4

Crags / Plettenberg Bay

Kick off the day with the famous Salt River hike to a hidden beach and back through indigenous forests. Then explore the small town of Plettenberg Bay with some cocktails on the beach, a swim and a list of awesome activities. Overnight at the spectacular African Array Lodge and enjoy a LIVE music Sunset!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Salt River Hike and explore Plettenberg
Optional Activity: Sea Kayaking, Snorkel/Swim with Seals, Dolphin and Whale Watching, Wine Tour and Robberg Nature Reserve Hike (free)

Day 5

Plettenberg – Knysna

First up we visit Judah Square for a tour of the Rastafarian Village then we head down to the famous Knoetzie Beach for champagne, oysters and snacks. Feel free to explore more in Knysna with local shopping, awesome water activities, a Mitchells Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting and then overnight at an iconic Backpackers. Enjoy delectable seafood dinner at Freshline Fisheries and Knysna always has LIVE music events for some evening fun.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Tour of Rastafarin Village, mitchells Brewery Tour with beer tasting and champagne, oysters and snacks at Knoetzie Beach
Optional Activity: Sup or Kaya on the Lagoon, Scuba Dive, Sunset Cruise on the Lagoon, Adventure on Massive Scooters, Hike in Featherbed Nature Reserve and Pub Crawl in Costumes

Day 6

Knysna – Sedgefield

Start the day with an exciting boat based Eco-Tour (Whale Watching in season) through the Knysna Heads. Then we go deep into the Knysna Forests to explore the Millwood Gold Mines and the small town of Rheenendal. Lunch is served with your feet in the water at Riverdeck Restaurant with optional water fun! Sleep over on the beach at Afrovibe Backpackers.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Boat Based Eco-Tour through the Knysna Heads, explore Millwood Gold Mines and Town of Rheenendal
Optional Activity: Join outreach Recycling project (free), Sup on Sedgefield Lagoon, Surfing Lessons, Kite Surfing, Tandem Paragliding, beer pong competition (free) and Brewery tour at Sedgefield Micro Brewery (free when you buy a Draught)

Day 7

Sedgefield – Wilderness

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the backpackers or choose another activity (see Day 5 activities) before we make our way to Wilderness. Have lunch at the delectable Zuchini restaurant and try some fresh coastal oysters while wandering through Timberlake Organic Village. Cocomo Restaurant is a must see with LIVE music 7 nights a week before we sleep over at an epic off the beaten track Backpackers!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: offset your Carbon Emissions and plant trees.
Optional Activity: Kayak and Hike to a Waterfall and Rock Pools, Horse Riding in the Forest, swim to Hidden Waterfall (free), Tandem Paragliding

Day 8

Wilderness – Cape Town

After breakfast, we start making our way back to Cape Town. Choose between the famous Route 62 and stopping off in Oudtshoorn (Rocking recommendation!) OR via the N2 Farm Stall Route. Arrive back in Cape Town to be dropped off at your accommodation around 18h00.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Optional Activity: Cango Caves Tour, Safari Ostrich farm, Bicycle tour of Oudtshoorn and all the Famous Route 62 Hotspots (free with Oudtshoorn option)

R10950 PP

Includes:

7x breakfast and 7x dinner, Thrilling 4h Zipline adventure with Cape Canopy Tours, 3hr Big Five Game Drive, Secret beach hike in Natures Valley, Champagne on Noetzie Beach, Mitchells Brewery Tour and Tasting 5 Beers, Ocean Odyssey Eco Tour through Knysna Heads, Millwood Gold Mine Tour, Tree Planting to offset our carbon emissions, Plenty of free time to Explore More or Chill!

excludes:

lunch and optional activities

Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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8 Day Discover the Garden Route

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During this 8-day trip you will discover all the beautiful places that the Garden Route has to offer. Leave on Friday from Cape Town and come back the next Friday with great memory’s and a wish to go back to the Garden Route.
After being picked up from Cape Town on Friday we head out to a thrilling zipline adventure, with beautiful views. The next couple days will be filled with adventures like a game drive, secret beach hikes, an Eco Tour through the Knysna Heads spotting dolphins and whales and exploring the Millwood Gold Mine. After each day of awesomeness, the day will be ended with dinner, some nice live music and of course drinks.
If all of these things don’t give you enough thrill yet, there are a lot of optional activities that will make your adrenaline pop.

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Day 1

Cape Town – The Garden Route

Get picked up at your accommodation around 10h00 before we hit the road to the Garden Route stopping off for lunch and a thrilling Zipline adventure in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve. Arrive in Mossel Bay in time for sunset drinks at a viewpoint overlooking the whole Garden Route.
Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner
Included activity: Zipline adventure

Day 2

Garden Route – Mossel Bay

Explore the historic Mossel Bay with a short hike on the majestic St. Blaize cliffs and swim at the famous ‘Poort’ rock pools or Santos Beach. Overnight at the sweetest backpackers in town and enjoy some fresh oysters and sunset drinks while dinner is cooked over the fire.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: hike on St. Blaize Cliffs, swim at rock pools/Santos Beach
Optional Activity: Shark Cage Diving, Sky Diving, Sand Boarding, Surfing Lessons and Sea Kayaking

Day 3

Mossel Bay –  Plettenberg Bay / Natures Valley

Start the day with a 3hr Game Drive spotting the Big Five. Then we lazily make our way to Plettenberg Bay with some stops at magical farm stalls and craft markets. Explore the Craggs and Natures Valley and enjoy a delicious organic dinner around the fire at Wild Spirit Backpackers.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: 3hr Game Drive, Explore the Craggs and Natures Valley
Optional Activity: Yoga Session (free), Bloukrans Bundy, Canyoning Adventure, Birds of Eden and Monkeyland, hike to waterfall, recycling workshop, a permaculture intro and hoola hoop session

Day 4

Crags / Plettenberg Bay

Kick off the day with the famous Salt River hike to a hidden beach and back through indigenous forests. Then explore the small town of Plettenberg Bay with some cocktails on the beach, a swim and a list of awesome activities. Overnight at the spectacular African Array Lodge and enjoy a LIVE music Sunset!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Salt River Hike and explore Plettenberg
Optional Activity: Sea Kayaking, Snorkel/Swim with Seals, Dolphin and Whale Watching, Wine Tour and Robberg Nature Reserve Hike (free)

Day 5

Plettenberg – Knysna

First up we visit Judah Square for a tour of the Rastafarian Village then we head down to the famous Knoetzie Beach for champagne, oysters and snacks. Feel free to explore more in Knysna with local shopping, awesome water activities, a Mitchells Brewery Tour and Beer Tasting and then overnight at an iconic Backpackers. Enjoy delectable seafood dinner at Freshline Fisheries and Knysna always has LIVE music events for some evening fun.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Tour of Rastafarin Village, mitchells Brewery Tour with beer tasting and champagne, oysters and snacks at Knoetzie Beach
Optional Activity: Sup or Kaya on the Lagoon, Scuba Dive, Sunset Cruise on the Lagoon, Adventure on Massive Scooters, Hike in Featherbed Nature Reserve and Pub Crawl in Costumes

Day 6

Knysna – Sedgefield

Start the day with an exciting boat based Eco-Tour (Whale Watching in season) through the Knysna Heads. Then we go deep into the Knysna Forests to explore the Millwood Gold Mines and the small town of Rheenendal. Lunch is served with your feet in the water at Riverdeck Restaurant with optional water fun! Sleep over on the beach at Afrovibe Backpackers.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: Boat Based Eco-Tour through the Knysna Heads, explore Millwood Gold Mines and Town of Rheenendal
Optional Activity: Join outreach Recycling project (free), Sup on Sedgefield Lagoon, Surfing Lessons, Kite Surfing, Tandem Paragliding, beer pong competition (free) and Brewery tour at Sedgefield Micro Brewery (free when you buy a Draught)

Day 7

Sedgefield – Wilderness

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the backpackers or choose another activity (see Day 5 activities) before we make our way to Wilderness. Have lunch at the delectable Zuchini restaurant and try some fresh coastal oysters while wandering through Timberlake Organic Village. Cocomo Restaurant is a must see with LIVE music 7 nights a week before we sleep over at an epic off the beaten track Backpackers!
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Included activity: offset your Carbon Emissions and plant trees.
Optional Activity: Kayak and Hike to a Waterfall and Rock Pools, Horse Riding in the Forest, swim to Hidden Waterfall (free), Tandem Paragliding

Day 8

Wilderness – Cape Town

After breakfast, we start making our way back to Cape Town. Choose between the famous Route 62 and stopping off in Oudtshoorn (Rocking recommendation!) OR via the N2 Farm Stall Route. Arrive back in Cape Town to be dropped off at your accommodation around 18h00.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Optional Activity: Cango Caves Tour, Safari Ostrich farm, Bicycle tour of Oudtshoorn and all the Famous Route 62 Hotspots (free with Oudtshoorn option)

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