8 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour

From R 14900

DURATION:

8 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

CAPE TOWN

ENDING POINT:

CAPE TOWN

TOUR TYPE:

ADVENTURE TOUR

TOUR CODE:

ARRGR8

8 day garden route foto (Rock the Route)

An 8-day adventure awaits along the world-famous Garden Route. The first day we will leave the Cape Town for an epic zipline adventure in the mountains followed by a drink on the beach with a spectacular sunset. Only to get-up early next day for a scenic hike to the St. Blaize cliffs to swim in rock pools, and a traditional Braai dinner. The following day we ‘ill go on a 3-hour game drive on the way to Plettenberg Bay. You can explore the town the next day and enjoy a day on the beach. After we leave the town, we visit a tour of the Rastafarian village of Judah Square, followed by a beer tasting. Depending on the weather, we will wander through Knysna Forest or the Slow Town of Sedgefield. Afterward, we sleep on the beach. Next, you choose an activity in the morning, combined with some oyster tasting and dinner with live music. The next day we will drive home along the scenic route with a stop at Oudtshoorn.

 
 

8 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour

Day 0

Pre-Departure in Cape Town (if included in package)

We pick you up at your accommodation in Cape Town or from the airport in the afternoon and then we spend a chilled evening at Once in Cape Town or Ashanti Backpackers, enjoying the sights and sounds of the Mother City. We’ll get together in the evening for the pre-tour safety briefing and chat about what you can expect on the tour, which activities you’d like to add and answer any questions you might have.

Day 1

Cape Town – Mossel Bay

We wake up bright and early and head out of Cape Town to your first adventure… ziplining through the mountains! After that we’ll grab a quick lunch and head to the Garden Route. We’ll arrive in Mossel Bay in time for sunset drinks with a breathtaking view…

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: None

Day 2

Mossel Bay

Today we explore the historic parts of Mossel Bay with a short hike on the majestic St. Blaize cliffs and swim at the famous ‘Poort’ rock pools or at Santos Beach. You can choose to do some adrenaline-pumping activities or just chill and enjoy the view before we enjoy sunset drinks and a traditional South African braai.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Shark Cage Diving, Sky Diving, Sand Boarding, Surfing lesson, Sea kayaking

Day 3

Mossel Bay – Nature Valley

We start the day with a 3-hour Game Drive and try to spot the Big Five. Then we lazily make our way to Plettenberg Bay with some stops at magical farm stalls and craft markets on the way. Explore more adventurous activities in the Crags and Nature’s Valley and then enjoy a delicious homemade dinner around the fire.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Yoga, Bloukrans Bungee, Abseil, Jump and zip-line, birds of Eden and Monkeyland, hike to the waterfall, Recycling workshop

Day 4

Nature Valley – Plettenberg Bay

Kick off the day with the famous Salt River hike to a hidden beach through indigenous forests. Then explore the town of Plettenberg Bay, possibly with some cocktails on the beach, a swim and even more awesome activities. End the day with a spectacular sunset and LIVE music!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Sea Kayaking, Snorkel with Seals, Dolphin and Whale watching, Wine Tour, Robberg Nature Reserve Hike.

Day 5

Plettenberg Bay – Knysna

First up we visit Judah Square for a tour of the Rastafarian village, then we explore Knysna’s local shops, try some thrilling water activities, a Mitchells Brewery tour and beer tasting and then enjoy a delectable seafood dinner and evening fun.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Sup or kayak, Beach Hike, Scuba Drive, Sunset Cruise, Scooter Tour, Hike in Featherbed Nature Reserve, Authentic Craft Markets, Pub Crawl

Day 6

Knysna – Sedgefield

Today we either explore more of the secrets of Knysna and the Slow Town of Sedgefield, or we go deep into the Knysna Forests, depending on the weather. We spend the night at a backpackers near the beach.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: SUP, Surfing Lessons, Kite Surfing, Tandem Paragliding, Brewey Tour and Tasting

Day 7

Sedgefield – Wilderness

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the backpackers or choose another activity before we make our way to Wilderness. Try some fresh coastal oysters while wandering through Timberlake Organic Village. Cocomo Restaurant is a MUST SEE with live music and epic pizza, before we sleep over at a secret off-the-beaten-track backpackers!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Kayak and Hike, Horese Riding, Swim, 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 OR we can go via the N2 Farm Stall route, both options with some classic wine tasting. Arrive back in Cape Town in the evening. We’ll either drop you at your accommodation or if your package includes an extra night, we’ll end the evening off with a dinner to remember!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Cango Caves Adventure Tour, Safari Ostrich Farm, Bicycle Tour,

 

Includes:

  • Transport throughout the week
  • Private professional guide
  • Dorm room accommodation with bedding for 7 nights (Fri – Thurs)
  • All breakfasts and dinners (8x breakfasts, 7x dinners)
  • Entrance into National Parks
  • One tree planted with Precious Tree Project per person to offset carbon emissions
  • Zipline adventure with Cape Canopy
  • 3-Hour Big Five game drive / Safari
  • Kayaking to a beautiful waterfall in Wilderness National Park
  • Craft brewery tour and beer tasting or wine tasting
  • Traditional South African braais (barbecue)
  • LIVE music and a local experience like no other!

excludes:

  • Lunches
  • Optional extra activities
  • Travel insurance
  • International or domestic flights
  • Room upgrades to private rooms

R 14900 - Dorm Accommodation


* Add an extra night of accommodation in Cape Town before departure and after return: R 1000

R 18000 - Ensuite Twin or Double Accommodation


* Add an extra night of accommodation in Cape Town before departure and after return: R 2000

R 21100 - Ensuite Single Accommodation


* Add an extra night of accommodation in Cape Town before departure and after return: R 1000

Includes:

Pick-up in Cape Town, Private guide, Transport throughout the tour, Dorm room accommodation with bedding for 7 nights (Fri - Thurs). Additional nights can be added, All breakfasts and dinners (7x), Entrance into National Parks visited, One tree donated with Precious Tree Project per person, Zipline, 3-Hour Big Five safari game drive, Kayaking, Champagne on the beach, Brewery tour and beer tasting, LIVE music and local experience

Excludes:

Lunches, Optional extra activities, Room upgrades to private rooms, Travel insurance, International or domestic flights

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 Garden Route Adventure Tour

R14,900.00

An 8-day adventure awaits along the world-famous Garden Route. The first day we will leave the Cape Town for an epic zipline adventure in the mountains followed by a drink on the beach with a spectacular sunset. Only to get-up early next day for a scenic hike to the St. Blaize cliffs to swim in rock pools, and a traditional Braai dinner. The following day we ‘ill go on a 3-hour game drive on the way to Plettenberg Bay. You can explore the town the next day and enjoy a day on the beach. After we leave the town, we visit a tour of the Rastafarian village of Judah Square, followed by a beer tasting. Depending on the weather, we will wander through Knysna Forest or the Slow Town of Sedgefield. Afterward, we sleep on the beach. Next, you choose an activity in the morning, combined with some oyster tasting and dinner with live music. The next day we will drive home along the scenic route with a stop at Oudtshoorn.

 
 

Description

Day 0

Pre-Departure in Cape Town (if included in package)

We pick you up at your accommodation in Cape Town or from the airport in the afternoon and then we spend a chilled evening at Once in Cape Town or Ashanti Backpackers, enjoying the sights and sounds of the Mother City. We’ll get together in the evening for the pre-tour safety briefing and chat about what you can expect on the tour, which activities you’d like to add and answer any questions you might have.

Day 1

Cape Town – Mossel Bay

We wake up bright and early and head out of Cape Town to your first adventure… ziplining through the mountains! After that we’ll grab a quick lunch and head to the Garden Route. We’ll arrive in Mossel Bay in time for sunset drinks with a breathtaking view…

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: None

Day 2

Mossel Bay

Today we explore the historic parts of Mossel Bay with a short hike on the majestic St. Blaize cliffs and swim at the famous ‘Poort’ rock pools or at Santos Beach. You can choose to do some adrenaline-pumping activities or just chill and enjoy the view before we enjoy sunset drinks and a traditional South African braai.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Shark Cage Diving, Sky Diving, Sand Boarding, Surfing lesson, Sea kayaking

Day 3

Mossel Bay – Nature Valley

We start the day with a 3-hour Game Drive and try to spot the Big Five. Then we lazily make our way to Plettenberg Bay with some stops at magical farm stalls and craft markets on the way. Explore more adventurous activities in the Crags and Nature’s Valley and then enjoy a delicious homemade dinner around the fire.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Yoga, Bloukrans Bungee, Abseil, Jump and zip-line, birds of Eden and Monkeyland, hike to the waterfall, Recycling workshop

Day 4

Nature Valley – Plettenberg Bay

Kick off the day with the famous Salt River hike to a hidden beach through indigenous forests. Then explore the town of Plettenberg Bay, possibly with some cocktails on the beach, a swim and even more awesome activities. End the day with a spectacular sunset and LIVE music!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Sea Kayaking, Snorkel with Seals, Dolphin and Whale watching, Wine Tour, Robberg Nature Reserve Hike.

Day 5

Plettenberg Bay – Knysna

First up we visit Judah Square for a tour of the Rastafarian village, then we explore Knysna’s local shops, try some thrilling water activities, a Mitchells Brewery tour and beer tasting and then enjoy a delectable seafood dinner and evening fun.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Sup or kayak, Beach Hike, Scuba Drive, Sunset Cruise, Scooter Tour, Hike in Featherbed Nature Reserve, Authentic Craft Markets, Pub Crawl

Day 6

Knysna – Sedgefield

Today we either explore more of the secrets of Knysna and the Slow Town of Sedgefield, or we go deep into the Knysna Forests, depending on the weather. We spend the night at a backpackers near the beach.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: SUP, Surfing Lessons, Kite Surfing, Tandem Paragliding, Brewey Tour and Tasting

Day 7

Sedgefield – Wilderness

Enjoy a relaxed morning at the backpackers or choose another activity before we make our way to Wilderness. Try some fresh coastal oysters while wandering through Timberlake Organic Village. Cocomo Restaurant is a MUST SEE with live music and epic pizza, before we sleep over at a secret off-the-beaten-track backpackers!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Kayak and Hike, Horese Riding, Swim, 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 OR we can go via the N2 Farm Stall route, both options with some classic wine tasting. Arrive back in Cape Town in the evening. We’ll either drop you at your accommodation or if your package includes an extra night, we’ll end the evening off with a dinner to remember!

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Optional Activity: Cango Caves Adventure Tour, Safari Ostrich Farm, Bicycle Tour,

 

Includes:

  • Transport throughout the week
  • Private professional guide
  • Dorm room accommodation with bedding for 7 nights (Fri – Thurs)
  • All breakfasts and dinners (8x breakfasts, 7x dinners)
  • Entrance into National Parks
  • One tree planted with Precious Tree Project per person to offset carbon emissions
  • Zipline adventure with Cape Canopy
  • 3-Hour Big Five game drive / Safari
  • Kayaking to a beautiful waterfall in Wilderness National Park
  • Craft brewery tour and beer tasting or wine tasting
  • Traditional South African braais (barbecue)
  • LIVE music and a local experience like no other!

excludes:

  • Lunches
  • Optional extra activities
  • Travel insurance
  • International or domestic flights
  • Room upgrades to private rooms

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