Garden Route & Cape Wonders

8 days from £975

Why we love this trip

With its spectacular scenery, interesting cities, exciting cultures and eventful history, it is no wonder that South Africa is considered THE place to visit! Here you'll experience a small but exquisite part of this remarkable country on this short 8 day trip.

Tour Highlights
  • Visit cities, vineyards, the Karoo and the coast all in one trip

  • A shorter trip for those with less time to explore or who want to combine it with other destinations

  • Take in spectacular scenery on the Garden Route including the Knysna Heads and Tsitsikamma National Park


  • Enjoy wine tasting ​in Stellenbosch

  • Visit the Cape of Good Hope and the Cape Pensinsular before ending the tour in the stunning Mother City

Days 1-4

Wilderness, Tsitsikamma, Oudtshoorn

On arrival at George airport you'll be transferred to the beautiful area of Wilderness for two nights with the opportunity to stroll along the beach or go hiking along the Half Collared Kingfisher Trail through the dense forest of the Wilderness National Park to a beautiful waterfall. En route to Tstsikamma National Park we explore will explore the charming town of Knysna nestled on the banks of a beautiful lagoon with its impressive sea cliffs,before reaching South Africa’s most famous hiking "Otter" trail and the popular suspension bridge over Storms River with spectacular views guaranteed! You'll enjoy the impressive panorama of the precipitous coastline and the strong contrast of the vivid green land with the deep blue sea. Leaving the coast behind we drive on the scenic Route 62 to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, visiting the Cango Caves and an ostrich farm during our time here.

Days 5-8  

Hermanus, Stellenbosch, Cape Peninsular

Next we head to the beautiful Hermanus, located on the so-called Cape Whale Coast as it is world-renowned for incredible whale watching opportunities during the months of June and November. We then make our way to South Africa’s most famous wine region, stopping en route to visit a colony of African Penguins before exploring the town of Stellenbosch and enjoying some wine tasting at a beautifully located wine farm. Finally we end our trip in Noordhoek, which is renowned for having one of the longest and most beautiful beaches in the Cape, and makes a perfect base to explore the Cape Peninsular before heading into the city of Cape Town where the tours finishes.

Key Facts

Tour Length: 8 days

Starts/Ends: George / Cape Town

Operated by: Africa Experience

Dates: This tour operates once a month

Group size: Min 2, Max 10

Accommodation Type: mid-range boutique hotels / B&Bs

Age restrictions: 12+ 

Price per person Sharing: £975 to £1075

Single Supplement: £225

International Return Flights: from London approx. £850


-    7 nights accommodation

-    Transport in an air-conditioned minibus

-    Activities as stated in the itinerary

-    Meals as stated in the itinerary

-    National Park fees

-    Services of a highly experienced guide

-    Take Me To Africa goody bag


-    All flights

-    Meals / activities not stated

-    Visas

-    Travel insurance

-    Pre or post tour accommodation

-    Gratuities and spending money

-    Items of a personal nature

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Why book with us?

Our trips are handpicked to be the definition of group travel at its best.

  100% recommended by our tour guests  

  Full financial protection incl. ATOL where flights are added/included 

  Mid-range to luxury style accommodation  

  Upgraded activities with superior local guides  
  Small groups of up to 12 people  
  Like-minded travellers that build lasting friendships  

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