This self-drive 16-day itinerary takes you from Cape Town, to the Winelands, on an adventure of the Whale Coast, all along the beautifully scenic Garden Route visiting Knysna and Plettenberg, ending off with a luxury safari in the Malaria-free area of the Eastern Cape.
Fair Trade Safari / Private Safari
16 Days / 15 Nights
From approx $3,585 pps
Please note that the prices are approximate. Please contact us for accurate costings for the time of year you are looking at travelling.
From approx $3,585 per person sharing
VIP Meet and Greet at Cape Town airport
15 Night’s Accommodation including 3 nights in Cape Town (B&B), 2 nights in the Winelands (B&B), 2 nights at the Whale Coast, 2 nights in Knysna (B&B), 2 nights at Plettenberg (B&B), 3 nights at a Safari Lodge (Full Board + Activities)
16 Days Group C Car Hire on a Premium Package basis (Super Cover insurance)
Park Fees/ Conservation levies / Entrance fees / Taxes in-country
Private tours, which we can include based on your preferences
Any meals or drinks not specified
Items of a personal nature
Please note this trip is only meant to serve as a guideline, we tailor make your dream safari to suit your needs and requirements.
Day 1 - 4: Table Bay Hotel or Cape Grace | Cape Town
Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own.
Table Bay Hotel
Day 4 - 6: Leeu House or Babylonstoren Farm Hotel | Franschhoek
Idyllically situated in the Cape Winelands, this peaceful country retreat is one of the oldest towns in South Africa. The once sleepy little village was named Franschhoek, meaning 'French Corner' as it was founded by French Huguenots.
Babylonstoren Farm Hotel
Franschhoek, The Winelands
Day 6 - 8: Ocean Eleven Guesthouse or Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Forest Lodge | Hermanus
Situated just 140 kilometres from Cape Town and built between the beautiful shores and cliffs of Walker Bay, Hermanus has grown from a small seaside resort town to become possibly the best-known place for whale watching in the world.
Ocean Eleven Guesthouse
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Forest Lodge
Hermanus, Whale Coast
Day 8 - 10: St James of Knysna | Knysna
Sandwiched between the towering Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, Knysna is known as the ‘Garden of Eden’. It is surrounded by world-renowned forests, lovely lagoons and pristine beaches.
St James of Knysna
Knysna, The Garden Route
Day 10 - 13: Hog Hollow Country Lodge or The Plettenberg | Plettenberg Bay
Set along the spectacularly scenic Garden Route in South Africa, the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay is a popular holiday destination. The Portuguese explorers called it the 'Beautiful Bay', and it’s easy to see why – Plettenberg Bay is a picturesque, charming town with endless pristine beaches, tranquil lagoons, clean rivers, indigenous forests and a dramatic rocky peninsula.
Hog Hollow Country Lodge
Plettenberg Bay, The Garden Route
Day 13 - 16: Kariega Main Lodge or Bayethe at Shamwari Private Game Reserve | Kariega Private Game Reserve
Located in South Africa’s beautiful Eastern Cape Province, Kariega Private Game Reserve lies in the upper reaches of the beautiful Kariega River Valley. Stretching for over 10 000 hectares, the landscape of the reserve features impressive vistas of forest, savannah grasslands scattered with abundant wildlife and encompassing two rivers: the Kariega and the Bushmans rivers.