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Garden Route Explorer

9 Day South Africa Tour from Cape Town to Knysna

MOTHER CITY AND GARDEN ROUTE ALL IN ONE

From Melkbosstrand to good old fashioned ‘Melktert’ and everything in between. Get to grips with all that the Mother City, Route 62, Oudthoorn, Knysna and the wonderful whale watching town of Hermanus has to offer.

HIGHLIGHT EXPERIENCES THAT WILL DELIGHT YOU

We’ve gone out of our way to connect you to South Africa like never before. Here are just a few of our favourites: 
  • Join farm owners Bartel and Karin du Toit for dinner, take a farm tour and learn more about life on a working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm. (Day 1)
  • Montagu Country Hotel. Meet the current owner PJ Basson and over coffee and cake learn more about former owner and legendary local hotelier, the late Gert Lubbe, whose vision and passion resulted in Route 62 becoming a popular tourist route. (Day 1)
  • La Plume Guest House is a Victorian homestead from the 1900s where old world charm has been preserved. Family owned and run, it's uniquely located on a working farm with spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and Olifants River Valley. (Day 1)

Included Distancing and Hygiene Standards

Our new Wellbeing standards, developed with guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC), plus our 24/7 incident response protocols can be found here. You’re always on support team have all completed the South African Government Department of Health COVID-19 infection control training. They’ll stay up to date and quickly adjust behind the scenes to government protocols, leaving you to enjoy your holiday.

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What's included

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6 nights

Accommodation

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11 Meals

6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners (including Be My Guest)

Distancing and hygiene standards

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Included Highlights that will delight you

Overnight on a working ostrich farm, meeting the du Toit family and learning all about these big birds and what life is like on an ostrich farm.

Coffee and cake at South Africa's only quirky Art Deco Montagu Country Hotel.

Visit to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa, where the two oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian, meet.


Included distancing and hygiene standards

Travel with no more than 18 other travellers

24/7 support team that has all completed the South African Government Department of Health COVID-19 training

On trip standards that meet guidance from local authorities and the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Physical distancing throughout your journey

Sanitisation and cleaning

Plus, numerous additional measures to give you peace of mind.

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South Africans helping South Africans

Visit Featherbed Nature Reserve and take part in the ongoing rehabilitation project of spreading seed balls, started after the devastating Knysna fires of 2017.

Support Timberlake Organic Village, where small, local businesses are showcased in a natural outdoor setting.

Visit Babylonstoren Farm where contributions towards the Babylonstoren Trust places great value on the upliftment of the local community.

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