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7 Days Cave tour itinerary for south-africa: Traverse Along The Garden Route In South Africa

Cape Town, Franschoek, Hermanus, Knysna, Mosselbay, Stellenbosch, Table Mountain National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park

Adventure Sports Tour
Sightseeing Tour
Cave Tour

Go from the Mother City to Cape Point (tip of the African Continent) to Top of Table Mountain (one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World) to some of the most spectacular scenic drives in the world. Go along the world famous "Garden Route" to Tsitsikamma and the Blauuwkrantz Bridge for highest Bungee Jump in the world, and Zipline over waterfalls.

DAY 01

Cape Peninsula Tour

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  • 08:30 am: Get picked up from your hotel.

  • 09:00 am: Drive through the V&A Waterfront along the coast via Mouille Point.

  • Explore Sea Point Contact Site, visited by Charles Darwin in 1836 on his world expedition.

  • 09:30 am: Visit Camps Bay and view Twelve Apostles.

  • 10:00 am: View Llandudno Beach.

  • 10:30 am: Arrive Hout Bay to Craft Market then take a boat ride to Seal Island to view seal colony.

  • 12:00 pm: View Chapmans Peak. Drive along the most amazingly breathtaking scenic coastal roads in the world.

  • 13:00 pm: Eat lunch in a town cost at Sea forth Restaurant on the sea.

  • 14:30 pm: Visit Penguin Colony.

  • 15:00 pm: Drive to Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope via the coastal road with breathtaking sea views.

  • 17:00 pm: Depart for Cape Town via other scenic routes if time allows.

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DAY 02

Table Mountain National Park

  • Visit one of the 7 Wonders of the Natural World, Table Mountain, the oldest mountain in the world; reported to be around 550 million years old. The views of the "Mother City" and the entire Peninsula are to die for.  This is a once in a lifetime experience. This excursion, however, is weather permitting.

  • After being mesmerized by the views, take a drive through the Malay Quarter "Bo-Kaap" with its rows of brightly coloured homes. 

  • Spend rest of the day at leisure.


Cable Car ride to the top of Table Mountain

Strong Winds & Cloud Cover

Helicopter view of Cape Town


DAY 03

Wine Route visit - Stellenbosch/Franschhoek /Hermanus

  • Mandela at Spier Wine Estate09:30 am: Get a pickup at hotel and proceed to Stellenbosch on the N2 Highway. 

  • 10:00 am: Arrive at Vergenoegd Wine Estate for tasting & witness the amazing "Duck Run", an eco-friendly pest control system.

  • Visit various Wine Estates on the way to Franschhoek for lunch at a Wine estate of choice.

  • Later, depart for Hermanus.

Overnight stay at Hermanus.

Duck Run at Vergenoegd Wine Estate

DAY 04

Mosselbay - Shark Diving

  • Swimming at the Point in Mosselbay09:00 am: Depart Hermanus for Mosselbay, about 4 hour drive along the Garden Route stopping at Riversonderend; Swellendam; Albertinia (home of the Aloe Vera Industry).

  • Visit the Aloe Factory Shop for a short introduction on the benefits of Aloe Vera.

  • 13:30 pm: Arrive Mosselbay & register for Shark Dive +- 2hours

  • 16:00 pm: Book into a hotel for an overnight in Mosselbay.


DAY 05

Mosselbay to Knysna

Cheetah Encounter

  • 09:00 am: Recieve a pick up at the hotel for an excursion to the St Blaize Cave Trail & discover the origin of every living human being on the planet.

  • 12:00 pm: Depart Mosselbay for Oudtshoorn for the Cango Caves discovered in 1780 by a Black Herder. 

  • 15:00 pm: Visit Safari Ostrich Farm & Cango Wildlife reserve for a close encounter with cheetahs or a crocodile cage dive.

Overnight in Oudtshoorn.

Crocodile Cage Dive

DAY 06

Knysna & Tsitsikamma

  • 09:00 am: Depart Oudtshoorn for Knysna.

  • 12:00 pm: Depart for Tsitsikamma for bungee jumping and zipline at the falls.

Overnight Knysna.

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Blauwkrantz Bridge Bungy Jump

DAY 07

Return Journey to Cape Town or onward to Port Elizabeth

  • Penguins at Boulders09:00 am: Get a pick up from hotel & explore waterfront shopping area.

  • 11:00 am: Depart for either Cape Town or Port Elizabeth depending on travel arrangements.

  • 18:00 pm: Arrive Cape Town International Airport for departure or hotel for overnight for departure the following day depending on an travel arrangements.

Kalk Bay Harbour and seals

  • 1080 USD Per Adult (* Price based on Exchange Rate of ZAR12,30/USD$ minimum Group Size 10 pax )
  • Entry fees to National Parks.

  • Toll road fees.

  • Shark dive.

  • Zipline.

  • Standard Cango Caves Tour.

  • 2 x 500ml bottled water p/day.

  • Accommodation.

  • Meals.

  • Snacks and other beverages.


  • Please bring along a warm sweater, especially on Table mountain.

  • For a more accurate estimate price, please provide accurate information i.[sensitive content]uples; Singles; Age group; Children; Disabilities & Dietary preferences.

  • Private tours can be accommodated.

Cape Town, Franschoek, Hermanus, Knysna, Mosselbay, Stellenbosch, Table Mountain National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park

Adventure Sports Tour
Sightseeing Tour
Cave Tour

Contributed By

Maher Edwards

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