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Garden Route, Safari & Winelands 2020

Wine, Wildlife and Scenery - The Best of South Africa
Cullinan Guided Journeys / Garden Route, Safari & Winelands 2020

Garden Route, Safari & Winelands 2020

From R18280

per person

Experience the beauty of the Garden Route, explore a Private Game Reserve & discover the Cape Winelands on this circular journey which takes in all the highlights of this beautiful region.

From Cape Town travel through Montague to Oudtshoorn, discover the iconic sights of the Cango Caves and a working ostrich farm, before heading to Knysna via the Outeniqua Pass.
Enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Travel via Mossel Bay towards Albertinia where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a malaria-free game drive in a private Game Reserve. Home to the Big 5.
Spend some time in Hermanus, well known for some of the best land based whale watching in the world, before making your way through the scenic Cape Winelands and back to Cape Town.
  • Departure
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Include
    2 lunches
    5 breakfasts
    Accommodation
    3 dinners
    Porterage
    Professional English-speaking Guide
    Transportation
    Sightseeing
  • Not Included
    Surface Tour at the Cullinan Diamond Mine
    Professional English Commentary only
    2nd Wine Tasting (time permitting)
    Shore-based Whale Experience
    Carlton Centre
    Entrance into Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein
    Hector Peterson Memorial site (photo opportunity only)
    Lilliesleaf Farm
    Entrance to Sun City Resort
    Closed vehicle game drive in PIlanesburg Game Reserve
    Visit to Paul Kruger House
    Visit the Voortrekker Monument
    Visit the Apartheid Museum
    Visit to Hector Peterson Memorial
    Regina Mundi Church
    Visit to Constitution Hill
    Return transfer from main Sandton / Rosebank Hotels
    Entrance fees: God’s Window, Three Rondawels and Bourkes Luck Potholes
    Bottled water
    Kruger National Park Conservation Fees
    Return transfers from central Hazyview Hotels
    Entrance fee in to Addo Elephant National Park
    Closed vehicle game drive in Addo Elephant National Park
    Electric mountain bikes, helmets & water bottles
    Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    1x wine-tasting at Stellenbosch Wine Estate
    Cape Point Nature Reserve
    3 x wine tastings and 1 x cellar tour
    Estate is closed on Sundays, a visit to the Stoney Point Penguin Colony will be included instead.
    1 x wine-tasting at Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate
    Welcome drink on arrival
    English-speaking game ranger
    2 -3 hour open vehicle game drive
    Guided tours at Zeits MOCCA and the Norval Foundation
    Guided tours of Company Gardens and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
    3 x gin tastings
    2 hour cruise accompanied by marine biologists
    Chocolate and wine pairing
    Cloete Cellar
    Cape Dutch Manor House at Groot Constantia
    Groot Constantia Wine Estate
    Entrance fees for guided tour of the Heart Museum
    2 x wine tastings
    Passage on the wine tram
    Entrance to the Oranjezicht City Farm Market and Neighbourgoods Market at Old Biscuit Mill
    Interactive djembe drumming session and set menu dinner
    Return transfers to / from Cape Town City Center Hotels with English driver only
    High tea buffet
    An accredited fully licensed guide and use of riding gear
    1 x craft beer or 1 x wine tasting
    Return transfers to / from Cape Town City Centre Hotels
    National Park permits
    2 wine tastings
    Interactive Djembe drumming session & set menu dinner
    Show, 4-course dinner and a glass of sparkling wine
    Riding gear
    1 craft beer tasting or 1 wine tasting
    Kruger National Park Conservation Fees
    Lunch
    Complimentary collection service from select hotels*
    Return transfers from Port Elizabeth city centre hotels
    Full board at Chobe only
    4 breakfasts
    Return airfare ex Johannesburg
    14 breakfasts
    3 lunches
    13 breakfasts
    4 dinners
    10 breakfasts
    2 dinners
    2 breakfasts
    6 breakfasts
    1 dinner
    1 lunch
    3 breakfasts
    Entry Fees
    Accommodation
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Day 1: Thursday - Cape Town - Oudtshoorn

Depart Cape Town and travel through the ‘Little Karoo’ and Montagu, a picturesque and historic spa town. En route, stop off in the town of Barrydale, where we will have the opportunity to visit a local farm school, interact with the children and teachers, spending time with them in the classroom learning more about the local farming community, before continuing to Oudtshoorn, the “ostrich feather capital” and centre of the world’s Ostrich farming industry. (The school visit is subject to the school being open) Overnight in Oudtshoorn. [Dinner] Distance travelled today: 418 kms
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Day 2: Friday - Oudtshoorn - Knysna

After breakfast take a tour of the spectacular limestone caverns of the Cango Caves, one of the world’s great natural wonders, sculpted by nature through the ages. Return to Oudtshoorn for a tour and light lunch at an Ostrich Farm. Our journey continues over the scenic Outeniqua Pass to George, the administrative hub of the Garden Route area and then onto Knysna, known as the oyster box of South Africa, nestling on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the Garden Route. Overnight in Knysna. [Breakfast & Lunch] Distance travelled today: 204 kms
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Day 3: Saturday - Knysna

Enjoy a lagoon cruise to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where we can take a trailer ride to the top of the Western Head to enjoy panoramic views of the town and lagoon, returning for lunch. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore this charming town set around a natural harbour lagoon. Overnight in Knysna. [Breakfast & Lunch] Distance travelled today: 15 kms
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Day 4: Sunday - Knysna - Albertinia

After a leisurely breakfast, travel via George and Mossel Bay to Albertinia, a town set against the backdrop of the majestic Langeberg Mountain Range. Enjoy an afternoon open vehicle game drive, at a malaria free private game reserve, that is home to an abundance of animal and birdlife, including the Big Five. Overnight in the region of Albertinia. [Breakfast & Dinner] Distance travelled today: 150 kms
5

Day 5: Monday - Albertinia - Hermanus

Our safari adventure continues with an early morning open vehicle game drive. Our expert guide will endeavour to spoil us with sightings of the “Big Five”, general game and prolific bird life. Leaving the bush behind, our journey will take us to the picturesque Cape Dutch town of Swellendam. This charming town was founded in 1745 and is famous for its youngberries, eclectic architecture and National Parks, as well as outdoor activities. Our journey further continues to the seaside resort of Hermanus, known as the heart of the whale route, offering the best land based whale watching (Aug-Nov) in the world. Dinner and overnight in Hermanus. [Breakfast & Dinner] Distance travelled today: 370 kms
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Day 6: Tuesday - Hermanus - Cape Town

After a leisurely breakfast depart Hermanus and travel to Franschhoek, a picturesque village surrounded by spectacular vineyards, where French Huguenots settled more than 300 years ago, bringing with them their age-old French wine and food culture. Our story telling guide will take us on a tour through Franschhoek village, sharing with us the fascinating history of the French Huguenots and the Huguenot Memorial Museum. Then finally onto Cape Town, the oldest city in South Africa, spectacularly set at the foot of Table Mountain where the tour ends on arrival. [Breakfast] Distance travelled today: 180 kms

2020 English Departures

  • January - 2, 16, 30
  • February - 6, 13, 20, 27
  • March - 5, 12, 19, 26
  • April - 2, 16, 30
  • May - 14
  • June - 11
  • July - 9, 30
  • August - 13, 27
  • September - 3, 10, 17, 24
  • October - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November - 5, 12, 19, 26
  • December - 3, 10

2020 German Departures

  • January - 2
  • February - 6
  • March - 5
  • April - 2
  • May - 14
  • June - 11
  • July - 9
  • August - 13
  • September - 3
  • October - 1
  • November - 5
  • December - 3
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  • All departures are in English. German commentary is available on selected departure dates.
  • Minimum 2 Guests, Maximum 18 Guests

2020 Rates

  • RATES valid 01/01/20 - 30/04/20 & 01/08/20 - 31/12/20
    • R 18,500 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
    • R 21,910 per single person
  • RATES valid 01/05/20 - 31/07/20
    • R 18,280 per person sharing twin/double accommodation
    • R 21,600 per single person
  • Accommodation used:
    • La Plume Guest House or similar x 1 night
    • Rex Hotel or similar x 2 nights
    • Garden Route Game Lodge or similar x 1 night
    • Misty Waves Hotel or similar x 1 night