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DURATION - 12 Days - Minimum 2 guests/Maximum 25 guests DEPARTURE DAY - Monday, selected departure dates
Detailed Itinerary

We depart Cape Town and head for Sir Lowry’s Pass.
Arrive for a coffee/comfort stop at a Farm Stall on top of Sir Lowry’s Pass.
Continue the journey via Caledon, Napier and Bredasdorp to Cape Agulhas.
Arrive at Cape Agulhas Lighthouse.
Depart Cape Agulhas and travel to Swellendam for a late lunch (lunch will be for own account)
Depart Swellendam and continue to Mossel Bay.
Arrive in Mossel Bay for overnight.

Depart Mossel Bay after a leisurely breakfast.
Travel via the Robinson Pass to Oudtshoorn.
Visit an Ostrich Farm for a tour.
Depart the Ostrich Farm and travel to Karusa Wine Estate for a wine tasting and lunch stop (lunch will be for own account)
Depart Karusa Wine Estate for the Cango Caves.
Tour of the Cango Caves.
Depart Cango Caves.
Arrive at overnight accommodation in Oudtshoorn.
Dinner & overnight in Oudtshoorn.

After breakfast, depart for George, travelling via the Outeniqua Pass.
Time/weather permitting stop at lookout point on top of Pass
Drive through the town of George and arrive at Kaaimans Bridge for a photo stop (weather & time permitting).
Continue to Knysna.
Join a cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve across the Knysna Lagoon (weather permitting).
Enjoy a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head on which the Nature Reserve is situated and enjoy a walk back to the restaurant for lunch.
Return to Knysna, where the remainder of the afternoon will be at leisure.
Overnight in Knysna

After breakfast, depart for the Garden of Eden.
Opportunity to walk through the Garden of Eden.
Depart for Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.
Join a tour at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.
Lunch stop en route (for own account & possibly at Monkeyland).
After lunch, return to Knysna and visit the Knysna Eastern Head, before continuing to Brenton on Sea, a nature lover’s paradise.
Return to the hotel with the remainder of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Knysna.

After breakfast, travel eastward to Plettenberg Bay.
Arrive at Birds of Eden for a tour.
Depart for Bloukrans Bridge.
We stop at the Blaauwkrans Bridge viewpoint. Watch the Bungi Jumping.
Continue to Tsitsikamma National Park & Storms River Mouth.
There is a lunch stop en route (lunch is optional & for own account).
Depart Storms River Mouth and continue to the Tsitsikamma Forest for overnight accommodation.
Arrive at your hotel for overnight stay.

After breakfast, depart to Jeffrey’s Bay.
Leisure time at Jeffrey’s Bay.
Continue our journey through the farmlands and finally to Port Elizabeth for your onward flight to Johannesburg.
The remainder of the day is at leisure and unescorted.
Overnight in Johannesburg

Depart for a full day tour, starting with a visit to the Apartheid Museum.
Visit to the Apartheid Museum.
Depart for Soweto and a visit to the Hector Petersen Memorial.
Lunch in Soweto (for own account)
Depart to Liliesleaf Heritage Site.
Visit to Liliesleaf Heritage Site and learn about the Rivonia Treason trial that lead to the incarceration of Nelson Mandela.
Return to your hotel, where the remainder of the afternoon will be at leisure.
Overnight in Johannesburg.

Full day at leisure and unescorted to enjoy optional tours (for own account).
Overnight in Johannesburg.

Depart from Johannesburg to an area bordering the Kruger National Park, travelling via Middelburg and Hazyview.
Refreshment stop at Middelburg.
Lunch stop in Hazyview (lunch for own account).
Arrive at lodge on the boarder of the Kruger National Park.
Freshen up before joining afternoon game drive.
Depart on afternoon closed vehicle game drive.
Dinner & overnight at lodge.

Depart on morning open vehicle game drive (with English speaking ranger) with packed breakfast.
Return to the lodge for lunch (lunch for own account)
After a short siesta, travel back to the Kruger Park for an afternoon of game viewing in the closed touring vehicle.
Return to the lodge in order to freshen up for dinner.
Dinner & overnight at lodge.

After breakfast, depart for God’s Window.
Scenic stop at God’s Window.
Depart for the Three Rondawels.
Scenic stop at Three Rondawels.
Travel to Bourke’s Luck Potholes.
Depart Bourke’s Luck Potholes and travel to Graskop.
Arrive in Graskop for a lunch stop (lunch for own account).
After lunch, return to the lodge. Remainder of afternoon at leisure.
Dinner & overnight at lodge.

Depart the lodge after breakfast and travel to Johannesburg.
Short refreshment stop in Middelburg.
Continue to Johannesburg.
Arrive in Johannesburg in the afternoon at approximately 14h30.


• 11 Breakfasts
• 1 Lunch
• 4 Dinners
• Accommodation
• Transport
• Porterage at hotels
• Open vehicle safaris
• Sightseeing as specified


International airfares
Flight and departure tax between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg.
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included


TOUR VALIDITY: South Africa: 01 January 2020 - 31 December 2020

PICK UP SERVICE - From Cape Town and Sea Point area hotels, others on request

DEPARTURE DAY - Monday, selected departure dates

All departures in English with German only commentary on selected departures

Please book flight PLZ/JNB to depart PLZ after 14h30 on Day 6.

Diaz Hotel & Resort or similar
La Plume Guest House or similar
Rex Hotel or similar
Tsitsikamma Village Inn or similar
Holiday Inn Sandton or similar
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate or similar

Trip Highlights


Departure Period

01 May, 2020 to 30 Sep, 2020
AUD 2,756 P P twin share
AUD 3,237 P P single

01 Oct, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
AUD 2,815 P P twin share
AUD 3,296 P P single

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