Summary of this Budget Safari
This adventure filled 7 Day Cape Town, Garden Route Addo Park Safari is a unique scenic journey packed with forest, bush and beach marvels.
The Cape to Addo Safari explores the famous Garden Route area of South Africa, as well as taking you game viewing in the malaria free Addo Elephant National Park in the rugged Eastern Cape.
This memorable journey takes in natural wonders and cultural highlights, such as the Cango Caves and an abundance of spectacular scenery along this dramatic stretch of coast and in the wild mountains.
Highlights on this safe and affordable tour of South Africa, include the Whale Route, Route 62, the Little Karoo, the Garden Route, Jeffrey’s BayAddo Park. The tour price includes a professional guide and driver, as well as several fun activities such as canoeing, caving, soaking in hot springs and game viewing.
The Cape to Garden Route Addo Tour also offers plenty of opportunities to try out exciting optional activities, ranging from ski-boat cruises, zip line rides and bungy jumping, to horse rides, surfing, and elephant back riding.
Itinerary for this Tour
Highlights of this Cape to Garden Route Addo Safari
- Whale Route – Gordons Bay, Hermanus Cape Agulhas National Park
- Route 62 – Barrydale Warmwaterberg Spa
- The Little Karoo – Oudtshoorn Cango Caves
- Garden Route – Knysna, Tsitsikamma National Park Bloukrans Bridge
- Sundays River Valley Addo Elephant National Park
- Jeffrey’s Bay, The Crags Elephant Sanctuary Sedgefield
- Swellendam, Sir Lowry’s Pass Cape Town
Day 1: Whale Route – Hermanus, Birkenhead Brewery and Cape Agulhas
This Cape, Garden Route Addo Park Safari departs from Cape Town at 8:30 am and from Stellenbosch at 9:30 am on day one. The first day on this tour of South Africa follows a relaxed pace, allowing you to get used to being on the road in our comfortable vehicle and get to know your fellow travellers a bit.
From Cape Town and Stellenbosch we travel to the world-famous whale route, starting with Gordons Bay. Our scenic journey takes us along the beautiful Route 44 via seaside mountain passes offering panoramic views over False Bay. We drive to the lively town of Hermanus, renowned as a top whale watching destination. In coastal Hemanus we stop for a picnic lunch beside the sea, enjoying the views and taking seascape photographs.
Next, our journey takes us to Birkenhead Brewery to sample some of the great beers produced here. Then we continue to Cape Agulhas National Park, where the southernmost tip of Africa is located. We go to the lookout viewpoint at Cape Agulhas for the lovely views and take some photographs, driving on to the harbour from there.
From the hardbour there is the option of taking a thrilling cruise on a ski-boat, in search of dolphins and whales in season (June to November). We then embark on a walk that takes us back to