After an early morning start from Cape Town, we head off towards Gansbaai via Hermanus. Here you have the opportunity to go shark cage diving and get up close and personal with the Great White Shark. After a light lunch we move on to our first stop over at Struis Baai, Cape Agulhas, the southern most tip of Africa, where you can take a stroll down to the beach, book a sunset boat cruise, kayak excursion or choose from a variety of watersports. It's also an opportunity to chill with an ice cold beer!
Today we make our way to the picturesque village of the Wilderness, with it's beautiful beaches and milkwood forests. The afternoon will be spent canoeing up the Touws river, surrounded by an indigenous forest which is home to the rare Giant Kingfisher. We leave our canoes up river and follow a trail through the forest which leads us to a waterfall where you can relax and swim. On our return you can explore the Wilderness Village under the huge Milkwood trees.
This morning we leave the Wilderness and make our way towards Storms River Village. This is probably one of the most picturesque sections of the Garden Route and winds it's way through beautiful countryside which include crystal clear lakes and an abundance of indigenous forest. Our route takes us through Knysna and on to Plettenberg Bay, where we'll stop for lunch and a bit of sightseeing. You'll also have the opportunity to go sea kayaking with the resident dolphins or enjoy a walk on the beach. You then have the choice to visit Birds of Eden and the Elephant Park which are both educational and amazing! To round off the day we stop off at the Bloukrans River Bridge which is home to the worlds highest bungy jump at 216m. After that heart stopping adrenaline rush we finally reach our destination, Storms River Village, situated in a beautiful indigenous forest.
This morning you either have the option to go Ziplining over a beautiful river gorge flowing with waterfalls, Ziplining through a centuries old indiginous forest on the Canopy Tree Top Tour or making your way down waterfalls and rapids on tubes with Black Water Tubing. After an adventure filled morning, we head off to the Addo Elephant National Park with a short stop over at one of the worlds most famous surfing spots, Jefferies Bay.
Today you need to get your cameras primed and ready, because we will be taking you on a 3 to 4 hour game drive through the Addo Elephant National Park. Addo now have over 450 elephants in the park together with lions, buffalo, zebra, rhino, antelope and many, many other species. To see a full list of species click here. For those a little more adventurous, why not try a safari on horse back instead? (subject to availability). With our camaras filled with stunning images, we start our journey back towards Cape Town and stop over for the night in the stunning town of Knysna. Voted South Africa's favourite destination on many occasions, it's not difficult to see why. Treat yourself for a sunset cruise on the Knysna Lagoon and eat fresh oysters out of their shells. Knysna will have you coming back for more!
Today we travel over the Outeniqua mountains to the Klein Karoo town of Oudshoorn, famous for it's ostriches and the Cango caves. Our first stop is for an adventure tour through the famous Cango caves where you get to see some huge caverns with amazing stone drip formations and test your claustrophobia by squeezing through tiny tunnels. Afterwards we visit a working ostrich farm where you can get close to these prehistoric birds and learn a bit more about them. Souvenirs are available for purchase. If you weigh less than 75kg you may even get a chance to ride one of these feathered animals! Finally we start our last leg back to Cape Town along the famous route 62 arriving back in the arms of Table Mountain in the early evening.