Discover Coastal Towns & Giant Caves in SA's Garden Route
Discover the best of the Garden Route of South Africa!
- Mossel Bay
- Plettenberg Bay
- Cango Caves
Let us create beautiful memories on the stunning Garden Route of South Africa together and discover the famous coastal towns of Mossel Bay, George, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and many more inland towns such as Oudtshoorn where lies the beautiful and giant Cango Caves. This Private Tour of Garden Route covers all cost, from hotels, foods and activities.
Day 1: Stop at Albertinia & Sightsee in Mossel Bayexpand_more
You will be collected at their accommodation by a qualified tour guide/driver in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. We will travel along the scenic, mountainous wine route of the Franschhoek Pass, with an optional stop for wine tasting at a wine estate. Passing the picturesque Theewaterskloof Dam, we will connect with the N2 just before the town of Caledon. There will be frequent comfort stops along the way. We will stop for lunch at the beautiful Drostdy Restaurant situated on the historic Zanddrift building in Swellendam.
After lunch, we will proceed on N2 towards Albertinia and will have a stop at the Aloe Vera factory (20 minutes) for a complimentary cup of coffee and optional shopping.
Our next stop will be Mossel Bay where we will smell and come into contact for the first time with the majestic Indian Ocean, and visit highlights such as The Post Office Tree, the Bartholomew Diaz Museum complex and the St. Blaize Lighthouse.
From there, we will overnight in Mossel Bay. After check-in at the accommodation and freshening up, you will be taken for dinner as per the tour schedule. Thereafter, you will be dropped off at their hotel/guest house for a good night’s rest.
Day 2: Proceed to Botlierskop Game Farm & Oudtshoornexpand_more
You will be collected at their accommodation after check-out and breakfast. We will then travel to Botlierskop game farm (which starts at 9:00) for a breathtaking 3-hour game drive safari in an open 4x4 truck. This is a unique tour to experience the Big 5 like never before.
After the Safari, we will travel inland through the Robinson Pass at 860 meters above sea level towards Oudtshoorn, famous for the Ostriches and the Cango Caves. Our first stop will be at the Safari Ostrich Farm, where you will have the opportunity to see, feed, touch, ride and kiss the Ostriches.
Our next attraction will be the Cango Wildlife Ranch, which is the biggest and oldest cheetah contact centre in the entire world. After this thrilling experience, our tour continues to the famous Cango Caves for a standard tour.
After check-in at the accommodation and freshening up, you will be taken for dinner as per the tour schedule and then, dropped off at their hotel/guest house for a good night’s rest.
Day 3: Visit Knysna, Plettenberg Bay & Storms Riverexpand_more
You will be collected at their accommodation after check-out and breakfast. We will depart for Knysna, also known as the Jewel of the Garden Route Tours, through the spectacular Outeniqua Pass & the 4 Passes situated at 800 meters above sea level with various stops for photos. We will drive through Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna, with majestic scenic views of the lakes and rivers and continue towards Plettenberg Bay to visit the Elephant Sanctuary (1hour).
We will continue towards Storms River mouth and have lunch at the Cattle Baron. After lunch, we will embark on a guided walking tour of about 900 meters to the Hanging bridge.
Thereafter, we will drive back to Knysna, where you will check-in at their accommodation and freshen up before dinner. After dinner, you will be dropped off at their accommodation for a good night’s rest.
Day 4: Head to Knysna Heads, Garden of Eden and Backexpand_more
You will be collected at their accommodation after check-out and breakfast. We will explore the Knysna Heads, drive to the top of one of the heads and down to the beach to appreciate the beauty of mother nature.
Next stop will be at the Garden of Eden for a guided walking tour for approximately 15 minutes. Thereafter, we will dedicate an hour to admire the largest bird sanctuary in the southern hemisphere, Birds of Eden and visit Monkey Land sanctuary.
Following this activity, you will have lunch in the vicinity. After lunch, we will depart back to Cape Town via the N2. Estimated travelling time will be 6 - 7 hours and time of arrival at accommodation in Cape Town is 20:00-21:00.
Private and Personal Qualified Registered Tour Guide.
Own Luxury Sedan or Mini Bus Vehicle
All entrances fees to activities
Hotels/Guests Houses in 4* establishments.
Breakfast, Lunch and Supper
Beautiful and one the Best Private Tours of Garden Route of South Africa.
Custom itineraries, flexible to your preferences.
Tips or gratuities are optional
Know before you go
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking unless booked within seven days of travel. In this case, a confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
Not wheelchair accessible
Table Mountain and Robben Island activities cannot be cancelled after booking as these tickets are non-refundable unless any of the following occurs:
If Table Mountain cableway is closed due to unfavourable weather conditions on the day, the guest will have seven days in which to utilise the Table Mountain tickets. Should the guest not be available during this period for this activity, a refund for Table Mountain tickets will be given.
If Robben Island Museum cancels the boat trip, you will receive a refund for the boat trip entrance fees. Rescheduling of bookings can be done and would require 48 hours in advance - is subject to an administration fee. Rescheduling is also subject to availability.
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel.
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Join us today on the garden route and explore hidden places which you will never see on any other tours. This garden route product has been carefully crafted and selected by our top tours guides personnel who have lots of experiences on the garden route tours for you to enjoy without having anything to worry about as your garden route activities and tours, meals and accommodation have been taking care of. We offer you the cream of the garden route tours you will ever found somewhere else. Please send us an enquiry to clear your doubts. Our garden route trips are run on a private and luxury basis. When booking our garden route service either you are in Cape Town or Port Elizabeth, even in Johannesburg or George, rest assured that we will come to you and you will still have a tour of your dream. No group is too big or too small. All our clients are guaranteed to receive a VIP private tour of the garden route. We proud ourselves in offering a luxury tour of this verdant region known to many as the garden route. Most guests always wonder where does the garden route start? We say that it starts the minute you book your tours with us. From Mossel bay down to the Tsitsikama forests, that is where our garden route starts on both ends, and your tours will be conducted between these areas up to Oudsthoorn.
4 Days – 3 Nights Private Garden Route Tours in Four stars hotels, meals served at top restaurants.
Circular route: Travel along the Coastal N2, return to Cape Town along the Mountainous scenic R62 with an option of a drop off in Port Elizabeth or vice-versa.
1st Morning: Eight Bells Mountain Inn or Protea Hotel, Mossel Bay
2nd Morning: De Poort Country Lodge, Hlangana Lodge, Swartberg Country Manor or Turnberry Boutique Hotel, Oudtshoorn
3rd Morning: Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge or Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna
Day 1 Lunch: Drostdy Restaurant, Swellendam
Day 2 Lunch: Safari Ostrich Farm Café, Oudtshoorn
Day 3 Lunch: Cattle Baron, Storms River Mouth
Day 4 Lunch: East Head Café (Contemporary),
The Olive tree (European) or
Anchorage Restaurant (Seafood, Vegetarian)
Complete garden route
1st Night: Carola Ann’s (Mediterranean, Healthy), Mossel Bay,
Kaai 4 (R, African, Barbecue), Mossel Bay or
Café Gannet (RR, Seafood, Sushi, Pizza), Mossel Bay
2nd Night: De Poort Restaurant (South African),
Swartberg Country Manor,
Nostalgie Restaurant (African) or
Bello Cibo Restaurant (Italian)
3rd Night: The Olive Tree (European),
Die Gieter’s Cathy & Remy Restaurant, (RR, French, Mediterranean),
34 South-RR, (Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten-free, African, Mediterranean),
Anchorage Restaurant (Seafood, Vegetarian, Soups) or
East Head Café (R, Contemporary, Café)
(private luxury vehicle, private guide-driver, entrances to all activities, safari)
4 Star Hotel/Guest House Accommodation for the duration of your stay.
1st Night: Eight Bells Mountain Inn or Protea Hotel Mossel Bay
2nd Night: De Poort Country Lodge, Hlangana Lodge, Swartberg Country Manor, Turnberry Boutique Hotel, Oudtshoorn
3rd Night: Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge or Belvidere Manor Hotel, Knysna
Our vehicles include free cold bottled water, complimentary free Wi-Fi and snacks on board to make the entire Garden route experience the most memorable one.
Please note: Drinks and Gratuities are excluded in the cost unless otherwise informed. Our garden route private tour departs from Cape town with a minimum of two (02) guests. We recommend departure at 08:00 am to enjoy the full day.
Children 6 to 12 years pay half price. Thirteen years and above pay full price. Prices charged per person sharing—a minimum of two pax.
Cape Town City Centre & Surrounding areas Hotel collection & drop off
(Optional drop off in Port Elizabeth)
Collection from Port Elizabeth and drop off in Cape town optional
Own private qualified and registered tour guide driver during this garden route tours
Own luxury latest C class Mercedes Benz, latest Toyota avanzas or mini-van(Hyundai H1)
Complimentary free Wi-Fi & cold bottled water onboard/snacks.
Very flexible and custom itinerary
An all-inclusive private tour (accommodation, activities, breakfast, lunch & diner)
The full experience of Garden Route tours
Travel along the coastal route, optional return via route 62
Choice of activities is optional within the itinerary tour guidelines.
No experience needed for most activities
Qualified site guides personnel to all attractions
Four (04) full days full of funs
Instructions before activities
Qualified and trained instructors
Accommodations at top 4 star hotels or similar in the regions
Meals served at top restaurants.
Wines and beverages are excluded.
One of the best Cape town tours on the market today.
Animals interactions and short walks will be part of the tour.
Walk with lions, walk with elephants, walk with cheetahs, Ostriches.
Big five safari tour included at Botlierskop game farm.
Garden route tours includes: Mossel Bay, Oudsthoorn, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Tsitsikama.
You can pay directly online.
Infant seats are available on request.
Comfortable walking shoes are advisable.
Children must be accompanied by adults.
Price of this tour is charged per Person.
Easy & Most Friendly Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund of the start date of the experience or tour. This applies only on tours purchased directly online on our website.
Pick up options can be selected at check out