Your tour begins around Mid-day at George Airport.
There are several options getting to the Garden Route. You can fly from Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban or we can arrange a door to door private road transfer from Cape Town or Port Elizabeth. There is a luxury coach service. Contact us for assistance with your transport requirements.
DAY 1 (Dinner)
From George Airport we journey to Knysna via the Wilderness. Visit the Knysna Heads where the mighty Indian Ocean rushes in and out of the Knysna Lagoon.
Wind up the day with an optional Lagoon Cruise. There are a number of options including luxury yachts & Ferries. This evening guests are invited to the Knysna Yacht Club for a barbeque (Braai). Accommodation is in a 3.4 star Guest house or an apartment at the Knysna Waterfront.
DAY 2 (Breakfast)
Today we explore the Tsitsikamma region. We also go whale spotting in the winter months.
The coastal road we follow wends it's way along steep river gorges and through dense indigenous forests and ferns.Visit the tiny settlement of Nature's Valley, one of the loveliest havens of tranquillity along the Garden Route. Our exploration of this ancient forest leads through ferns and creepers and the undisputed monarch of the forest - gigantic Outeniqua Yellowwoods.
Enjoy your lunch on the beach at Plettenberg Bay.
Enjoy a tour of Monkeyland or the Birds of Eden before departing back to Knysna. Free evening to explore the Waterfront..
DAY 3 (Breakfast)
Today we travel over the Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn - undisputed "ostrich capital" of the world. Our itinerary includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich Show Farm where, amidst enormous flocks of these strange birds, we are shown their development from the egg to the 100 kg adult.
You will then visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of the Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering stalagmites and stalactites End the day with an optional wine/juice tasting, sampling some of the finest wines from the region. Overnight in Oudtshoorn in a 3/4 star Guest House.
DAY 4 (Breakfast)
After breakfast we head down to Mossel Bay. Enjoy a boat ride out to Seal Island to view seals, whales and sometimes the Great White Shark. We also explore the Diaz Museum. After an opportunity to do some last minute shopping and enjoy lunch at the seaside, we drop you off in the early afternoon at George Airport for your onward flight or coach or private road transport.