3 Star 3 Day Cape Town to Knysna Tour

The 2-night/3-day Cape Town to Knysna Tour takes you on a wonderful journey to the highlights of the magnificent Garden Route.

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  • Duration: 3 Days
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Description

 It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa, lying on the along the east coast in a wilderness corridor between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma mountains and the Indian Ocean.  

Your first night is spent in Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of South Africa in the Klein Karoo; and your second night is spent in the picturesque town of Knysna. This trip is guaranteed to be a highlight of your holiday in South Africa; from riding ostriches and exploring the Cango Caves to eating delicious Karoo fare, exploring Knysna and Mossel Bay and enjoying a 2-hour safari tour.  

Highlights

Oudtshoorn ǀ Swartberg Mountain Pass

  • Wine tasting in Robertson
  • Ostrich farm show
  • Cango Caves
  • Swartberg Pass

Knysna ǀ Mossel Bay

  • Knysna Heads 
  • Knysna Waterfront
  • Knysna Elephant Park (optional) 
  • Mossel Bay
  • 2-hour safari tour of Botlierskop Private Game Reserve  

Accommodation

Turnberry Boutique Hotel | Oudtshoorn

21 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 50 guests

Turnberry Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of the picturesque town of Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.Accommodation ranges from classic double rooms to luxury family suites and the Presidential suite. The air-conditioned ensuite rooms are fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience which includes free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV with satellite channels, a tea/coffee station and mini bar. Facilities include a quality restaurant onsite serving popular Karoo dishes and a Scottish-themed pub. 

The Graywood Hotel | Knysna

48 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 90 adults

The Graywood Hotel is located in the heart of Knysna, within easy walking distance of the popular Knysna Waterfront. An extensive collection of original railway and steam train memorabilia recall a bygone era, while our selection of historic photographs gives you deeper insight into Knysna’s locomotive past. The air-conditioned ensuite rooms are tastefully decorated and fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience. This includes a flatscreen TV and boutique satellite channels and tea/coffee-making facilities. 

Breakfast is served at the hotel’s ‘Blue Goose Restaurant’ or on the sundeck overlooking the courtyard and a sparkling swimming pool. Enjoy lunch and dinner at one of the many popular restaurants in town.  

Itinerary

Day 1 : Cape Town - Oudtshoorn (5 Hours Excluding Stops)

 Guests are collected from Cape Town International Airport or a hotel/guest lodge by special arrangement. Depart for Oudtshoorn travelling inland on the scenic N2 highway. The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust lie nestled between the magical Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. 

Your day includes wine tasting at a well-known wine farm in Robertson and visiting a working ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn. This charming village is the largest town of the Klein Karoo and the Ostrich Capital of the world. 

Overnight at Turnberry Boutique Hotel in Oudtshoorn. 

Includes: Dinner in the hotel  

Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Knysna (2 Hours Direct, Excluding Stops)

 Start your day with a delicious breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart for a tour of the world-famous Cango Caves. This is an elaborate underground labyrinth, complete with narrow stone passageways and vast caverns dripping with stalactites.  

The drive from Oudtshoorn to scenic wonders of the Garden Route takes you over a dramatic mountain range known as Swartberg Mountain Pass. Enjoy a hearty Karoo lunch at the famous Kobus Se Gat restaurant located at the bottom of the pass.  

After settling into your accommodation at The Graywood Hotel in Knysna, you’re taken of a tour of the historic village which includes visiting the Knysna Heads or, as an
alternative, the Knysna Elephant Park. Guests have the choice of a few fabulous restaurants at the famous Knysna Waterfront for dinner (for your own account). Overnight at The Graywood Hotel. 

Included: Breakfast and lunch  

Day 3 : Knysna - Mossel Bay - Cape Town (5.5 Hours Direct, Excluding Stops)

Early wake-up for breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart for Mossel Bay. Guests are taken on a 2-hour safari tour in Botlierskop Private Game Reserve with a professional guide in an open safari vehicle.  

Have lunch (for your own account) and spend some time exploring Mossel Bay before departing for the return drive back to Cape Town. 

Included: Breakfast  

What’s included

  • Transfer in luxury air-conditioned tour vehicle 
  • Registered tour guide
  • 2-night’s accommodation in 3-star accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to attractions specified in itinerary  

What’s excluded

  • Scheduled flights to/from Cape Town
  • All purchases of a personal nature 
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary (lunch excluded)
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if required
  • Activities/day excursions not specified in itinerary  

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