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The Ultimate 3 Day Garden Route and Safari Tour

Experience a piece of paradise

The Garden Route in South Africa is a 300km stretch of coastline that is one of the most exquisite driving routes the world. It stretches between Heidelberg in the Western Cape and Storms River in the Eastern Cape. It is a route that always receives rave reviews from locals and global travellers alike. Many people journey the route again and again, as there is just so much to see, do and experience.

Spectacular Natural Beauty

This route of pure, natural beauty provides a spectacular tour experience with attractions all the way. There are ancient forests, majestic mountains, pristine beaches, wildlife safaris, wine farms, picturesque towns and pure adventure opportunities.

An Amazing Study in Contrasts

A journey along the Garden Route is a tapestry of different landscapes, and part of what makes it so exciting to do. You’ll experience everything from deeply lush forests, verdant farmlands and vividly coloured wildflowers, to semi-arid dessert. There are wild, untouched beaches as well as popular surfing mecca beaches. These incredible contrasts inspire many artists and writers who have chosen to live at different spots on the Garden Route, lending their unique and quirky vibe to each town you visit.

Even the towns show contrast – from sleepy and traditional, to towns steeped in rich history to trendy towns full of eclectic shops, restaurants and locals. All are uniquely charming and fascinating in their own way.

There is even contrast in the way you can choose to experience the Garden Route. You can soak it up in tranquillity and peace in the different natural surroundings. You can focus on the cultural treats of art, fine cuisine, wine and history. Or you can go for all-out adventure, of which there is every type imaginable. Where else can you go swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, surfing, bungying, cave climbing, abseiling, fishing, ziplining, sandboarding, horse riding and whale watching – all on the same route?

The wild inhabitants of the Garden Route are unsurpassed. There are opportunities to get up close and personal with whales, dolphins, elephant, cheetah, meerkat, lions, giraffe, zebra, ostrich and many other bird species and more.

Professional Guides and Private Travel

With so much on offer, you could easily take a month to explore this wonderland. Most of us don’t have that luxury, however. That shouldn’t stop you ‘though, because you can still enjoy the Garden Route experience in as little as 3 days. If you have a long weekend or a special celebration coming up, then the best way to experience the Garden Route is with a 2 Night Garden Route and Safari Tour, guided by professionals who will ensure you have the most memorable Garden Route experience. The tours are small and private, conducted in luxury vehicles that can transport a maximum of 13 travellers.

Build Your Tour Based on Your Budget

MoAfrika’s 2 Night Garden Route and Safari Tour packages are unique, in that you can make your bookings based on your budget. Every night, you can choose your accommodation option, ranging from super-fun backpackers, to comfortable and charming guesthouses, to world-famous luxury hotels.

You get to experience the glorious attractions of the Garden Route in just 3 days, at the rates that suit you. Looking for specials and deals? We’ve got you covered with a reservation at a clean, modern and cosmopolitan backpackers. If you want comfortable and homey, the gorgeous guesthouses will suit you. Need a bit of luxury and pampering in your life? Then the deluxe options will tick all the boxes. Many people think that the Garden Route might be out of reach because of cost, but that is not so. Contact us for the best prices on our 2019/2020 budget and luxury packages.  

Easy Access

If you are a South African resident, it doesn’t matter whether you come from Cape Town, from Port Elizabeth, from Durban or from Gauteng, the Garden Route is a must-see and must-do holiday experience. It is perfect for solo travellers, couples, families, students and small groups. MoAfrika Tours 2 Night Garden Route and Safari Packages all start and end with a pick-up and drop off at your chosen destination in Cape Town. Locals can take a convenient domestic flight into Cape Town and get ready to enjoy a world-class experience. And why not add on some time in the Mother City too? We can also arrange transfers or bus tours from Port Elizabeth, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg. Other citizens will love the experience so much, they will come again and again to enjoy even more of what the amazing country of South Africa has to offer. 

Your 3 Day Garden Route and Safari Tour Itinerary:

In just 3 days you can take in the all the highlights of the Garden Route, on a tour that includes:

  • Game spotting for the Big 5
  • Bungy jumping
  • Tsitsikamma Forest walking
  • Route 62 wine route
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Oudtshoorn and ostriches
  • The amazing Cango Cave formations
  • Walking with elephants
  • Canoeing in Wilderness

Don’t delay and take advantage of the amazing 2 Night Garden Route and Safari Package option, for an experience that will delight and inspire.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is included in 3-day Garden Route tours?

The inclusions of a 3-day Garden Route tour can vary depending on the tour operator and the specific itinerary, but some common inclusions are: round-trip transportation from a central location in Cape Town or Johannesburg to the Garden Route region, as well as transportation between attractions and accommodations on the tour.  Accommodations may be included for two nights at a hotel or lodge along the Garden Route. Some tours may include meals, such as breakfast or dinner, at the hotel or at local restaurants. he tour typically includes visits to some of the region’s top attractions. A professional tour guide will accompany the group and provide insight, history, and knowledge about the region and its attractions.


What is the cost of  3-day Garden Route tours?

The cost of a 3-day Garden Route tour can vary depending on several factors, such as the tour operator, the season, the level of accommodation, and the inclusions of the tour package. However, as a rough estimate, the cost of a 3-day Garden Route tour can range from around ZAR 4,000 to ZAR 8,000 per person, based on double occupancy. This estimate may include transportation, accommodations, some meals, and activities and attractions, but it’s important to note that the price can vary depending on the specific tour package and operator. Some operators may offer more budget-friendly options, while others may offer more luxurious packages that can cost more.


Which tourist attractions can I expect to see on a 3-day Garden Route tour?

There are several tourist attractions that you can expect to see on a 3-day Garden Route tour, depending on the specific itinerary and tour operator. Here are some popular attractions that are typically included:

  1. Knysna Heads: A pair of sandstone cliffs that mark the entrance to the Knysna Lagoon, offering spectacular views of the ocean and surrounding landscape.

  2. Cango Caves: A series of underground limestone caves near Oudtshoorn, featuring impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations.

  3. Tsitsikamma National Park: A coastal park known for its rugged cliffs, lush forests, and dramatic ocean views. Visitors can hike, kayak, and explore the park’s many trails and lookout points.

  4. Wildlife Sanctuaries: Several wildlife sanctuaries are located along the Garden Route, such as Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, and Elephant Sanctuary. These offer opportunities to see rescued and rehabilitated animals up close.

  5. Wine and craft markets: The Garden Route is home to several wine estates and craft markets, where visitors can taste local wines, shop for souvenirs, and sample regional foods.

  6. Beaches: The Garden Route has several stunning beaches, such as Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, and Victoria Bay, which offer opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that you can expect to see on a 3-day Garden Route tour. It’s important to check the specific itinerary of the tour package to see which attractions are included.