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SOUTH AFRICA: 5 Day Garden Route Tour

Tour Code: DIS21

This tour explores some tranquil coastlines, exciting mountain passes, relaxing forests and unique animal encounters.

MapDay 1 We depart from Cape Town at 7:30am (please refer to Pre-Departure Information) and travel to pretty Hermanus (only in season) which is famous for its miracle of nature as the Antarctic whales come into Walkers Bay to calve. Our route to Mossel Bay is via farmlands of apple/pear orchards and rolling hills with lunch on route. From here we drive along the scenic route to Sedgefield, our overnight stop for 2 nights. (D)

whaleDay 2 After a good breakfast we drive via Georges and the picturesque Outeniqua Pass to the Mecca of South African ostrich farming - Oudtshoorn. Here we visit the world famous and stunning dripstone cave - Cango Caves* (optional cost as it is only for able bodied people - unfortunately not accessible at all), one of the many Ostrich Show Ranches and the Cango Wildlife Farm. After a leisurely drive back with breathtaking views we relax for the 2nd night at Sedgefield. (B/D)


sunsetDay 3 Today you have the option to board the "Outeniqua Choo Tioe" steam train* (optional cost as it is not accessible to people who cannot transfer easily) which takes us trough the Wilderness and the Lake district, along one of the world's most picturesque train routes to Knysna (train operates seasonal only: August to May); or take a similar drive with our tour vehicle. After a fascinating stop at Knysna Head and a boat cruise* (optional cost & weather dependant) on Knysna Lagoon we travel to the heart of the Garden Route - the Tsitsikamma National Park which embraces an 80km strip of superb coastline together with a marine reserve that stretches 5 km offshore. Here you can relax or take walks in the forest which is richly endowed with plant life and birds, the rock pools teem with colourful marine life; and whales, dolphins & sea otters can often be seen sporting close to the shoreline. (B/D)


MonkeyDay 4 In the morning you have the chance to visit the Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and the Elephant Sanctuary* (optional extra cost) where you can do a "Trunk in hand tour"* or an "Elephant-back Ride"* or you can take some time out and just relax. After an exciting or peaceful morning our journey takes us to Stormsriver, the Adventure centre of the Garden Route with the Bloukrans Bungi-jump* (216M!!), one of the highest in the world. We take a leisurely drive along more fantastic coastline before returning to Tsitsikamma Forest for the second night. (B/D)


Pe MarcosDay 5 Today we take a leisurely drive along the coastline and end up in the 5th largest city in South Africa - Port Elizabeth, also known as "friendly city" or "windy city". On arrival in PE the tour ends (B)


paw bullet 4 nights accommodation B&B and Guesthouses as per itinerary
paw bullet all transport as per itinerary in special adapted vehicles for wheelchair access
paw bullet wholesome meals as per itinerary (B=Breakfast & D=Dinner)
paw bullet all entrance fees and excursions as per itinerary
paw bullet English speaking guide/driver


paw bullet International airfares & airport taxes
paw bullet Airport transfer (can be arranged at little extra cost)
paw bullet Accommodation in Cape Town and Por Elizabeth before and after the tour
paw bullet Optionals marked with *
paw bullet Lunch & dinning out
paw bullet Drinks & personal expenses
paw bullet Tipping (Porterages & Gratuities)
paw bullet Travel insurance
paw bullet Visas (if applicable)
paw bullet Private carer
paw bullet Laundry


Optional activities (extra cost):
paw bullet Cango Caves entrance: R50 1hr R55 1.5 hrs w/tunnels climbs
paw bullet "Outeniqua Choo Tioe" steam train: R100
paw bullet Knysna Head and a boat cruise: R100
paw bullet 'Trunk in Hand' Elephant interaction: R250
paw bullet 30 min Elephant-back Ride & interaction: R345
paw bullet 30 min Elephant-back Ride: R495
paw bullet Bloukrans bridge bungi jump (216m!!!): R600
paw bullet Flying Fox: R150


5 Day Garden Route - Dates & Prices

January - June 2008 R8999 pp sharing Single supplement: R2150

July - December 2008 R9450 pp sharing Single supplement: R2250

Departure on request, this tour may also be available in reverse, prices valid until December 2008 and is subject to a minimum of 4 passengers.

*Prices subject to government taxes/levies or prices beyond our control. Prices and programs are subject to change without notice. All prices quoted in US dollars. For booking information, liability waiver, and terms and conditions contact Eco-Adventure International, LLC. Airfare and air schedules subject to change without prior notice.

Phone: 920.285.9312

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