The Cape Kaleidoscope Tour Overview
Cape Town and the Garden Route Tour
DAY 1: ROUTE 62 – CANGO CAVES - OUDTSHOORN
Depart Cape Town travelling along South Africa’s longest wine route, Route 62. En route, pass through Worcester, Montagu and Robertson. Visit the towns of Barrydale and Calitzdorp, where the real diversity of landscapes is highlighted by the ever-changing semi-desert areas. Afternoon tour of the Cango Caves. Dinner and overnight in Oudtshoorn.
Hlangana Country Lodge or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
DAY 2: OSTRICH FARM – OUTENIQUA PASS - KNYSNA
After breakfast, visit a local ostrich farm. Depart Oudtshoorn and travel via the Outeniqua Pass to George, Wilderness and Knysna. Dinner and overnight in Knysna, South Africa’s oyster capital.
Protea Hotel Knysna Quays or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
DAY 3: WILDERNESS – MOSSEL BAY - SAFARI
After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive through Wilderness via Dolphin Point to historic Mossel Bay. Send a postcard to friends or relatives from the famous Post Office Tree before visiting the Diaz and Maritime Museums with their relics of famous explorers. Afternoon safari drive in a private game reserve, set against the backdrop of the Langeberg Mountain Range. Dinner in an African Boma (weather permitting).
Garden Route Safari Lodge - dinner, bed and breakfast basis + 2 wildlife viewing activities
DAY 4: SAFARI – REPTILE AND CHEETAH BREEDING CENTRE - WAENHUISKRANS
An early morning safari drive followed by breakfast and an informative tour of the lodge's Reptile Centre and Cheetah Breeding Centre. Continue via Swellendam to your hotel at Waenhuiskrans, set in the beauty of white limestone cliffs, giant dunes, pristine beaches, stunning nature reserves and the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. Dinner included.
The Arniston Hotel or similar - dinner, bed and breakfast basis
DAY 5: CAPE AGULHAS – HERMANUS – FALSE BAY – CAPE TOWN
After breakfast, visit Cape Agulhas (the southernmost tip of Africa). Continue to Hermanus, which is famed for being the best land-based whale-watching site in the world (seasonal). Our journey back to Cape Town continues via the spectacular coastal drive along False Bay, with its panoramic views of Cape Point and Table Mountain. The tour ends with a drop off at your Cape Town hotel or Cape Town International Airport.
- Route 62
- Cango Caves
- Ostrich Farm
- Outeniqua Pass
- Mossel Bay
- Reptile and Cheetah Breeding Centre
- Cape Agulhas
- False Bay
- Cape Town
- Days: 5 days and four nights
- Min/ Max ParticipantsTwo / Seven
- Departure: Monday – Cape Town V&A Waterfront Hotels at 08h00
- Accommodation: Upper 3 and 4 star hotels & private lodges
- Flights: No flights required
- Vehicle: Luxury Sedan / Microbus
- Driver/ Guide: Services of THETA registered driver/guide throughout the tour
- Safari drives with an experienced ranger
- Languages available: English – German
- Other language guides available on request booked on a private basis