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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the cost of a 4 day Garden Route tour?

The cost of a 4-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 4-day Garden Route tour can range from around ZAR 5,500 to ZAR 12,000 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.


What type of accommodation can I expect on a 4 day Garden Route Tour?

Most tour operators offer a range of accommodation options, from budget to luxury. Budget accommodation may include hostels, guesthouses, or backpacker lodges, which provide basic facilities and shared or private rooms. Mid-range accommodation may include hotels, lodges, or bed and breakfast establishments, which offer more amenities and comfort. Luxury accommodation may include 5-star hotels, boutique lodges, or private villas, which provide high-end facilities and personalized services. Some tour operators may also offer a mix of accommodation types throughout the tour, allowing you to experience different levels of comfort and amenities. It’s important to check the specific tour package to see which type of accommodation is included and to ensure that it meets your expectations and preferences.


What are the highlights of a 4 day Garden Route Tour?

The highlights of a 4-day Garden Route tour can vary depending on the tour operator and the package you choose, but here are some popular attractions and activities that are often included:

Day 1:

  • Visit Oudtshoorn and explore the Cango Caves, a series of underground limestone caves with impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations.
  • Visit an ostrich farm and learn about ostrich farming and its history in the region.
  • Drive through the scenic Outeniqua Pass and stop at the town of George for a brief visit.

Day 2:

  • Explore Knysna, a picturesque town known for its lagoon, waterfront, and Knysna Heads. Take a boat trip to the Heads for a closer look.
  • Visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve, which includes a nature trail, lookout points, and a buffet lunch.
  • Drive along the scenic coastal route to Plettenberg Bay, stopping at scenic viewpoints along the way.

Day 3:

  • Visit the Tsitsikamma National Park, a coastal park known for its rugged cliffs, lush forests, and dramatic ocean views. Enjoy activities such as hiking, kayaking, and zip-lining.
  • Visit the Bloukrans Bridge, home to the world’s highest commercial bungee jump.
  • Visit the town of Storms River and explore its charming streets and shops.

Day 4:

  • Visit the town of Mossel Bay and learn about its history and cultural heritage.
  • Visit a winery and taste some of the region’s delicious wines.
  • Drive back to Cape Town or Johannesburg.


These are just a few examples of the many attractions and activities that you can expect to see on a 4-day Garden Route tour. It’s important to check the specific itinerary of the tour package to see which attractions and activities are included.