The 3-night/4-day Port Elizabeth to Cape Town Tour takes you on a wonderful journey to the highlights of the magnificent Garden Route.
Starting at the tourist hotspots at the northern end of the world-famous route and winding its way to the city of Cape Town.
The Garden Route is 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.
One night is spent in Port Elizabeth, the ‘Friendly City of SA’; one night in the picturesque town of Knysna; and one night in Oudtshoorn, the ‘Ostrich Capital of the world’. This trip is guaranteed to be a highlight of your holiday in South Africa; from exploring the lush indigenous forests of the Tstisikamma Nature Reserve and the highlights of Knysna and surrounds to riding ostriches, exploring the Cango Caves and eating delicious Karoo fare.
Port Elizabeth ǀ Plettenberg Bay ǀ Mossel Bay ǀ Knysna
Oudtshoorn ǀ Swartberg Mountain Pass
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.
The Kelway Hotel ǀ Port Elizabeth
63 ensuite rooms, sleeping up to 130 guests
The Kelway Hotel is ideally situated a short drive from the Port Elizabeth Airport and a short walk from the main beaches and a popular shopping centre. A popular feature is Farriagers, a casual, yet sophisticated restaurant onsite which serves traditional South African fare with a contemporary twist.
Accommodation at The Kelway Hotel in Port Elizabeth ranges from the newly-renovated 4-star luxury suites to standard rooms and interleading suites for families. Seafacing rooms have their own private balconies with a panoramic view over Mandela Bay. Rooms are fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience, including free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee-making facilities and 24-hour room service.
Knysna Log-Inn Hotel | Knysna
57 ensuite luxury rooms, sleeping up to 120 guests
The Knysna Log-Inn Hotel is a luxury 4-star hotel that captures the character of the timber logging heritage of Knysna. Built in 1998, it’s one of the largest timber-log structures in the southern hemisphere. Exquisite features include a solid Yellowwood staircase, Scandinavian hammer trusses and flood-lit stained glass windows. The hotel is a short 5-minute walk from the Knysna Waterfront and the docking area for the lagoon ferries which take you to the Knysna Heads. At the hotel, relax next to a lush tropical swimming pool or opt for drinks in the jacuzzi or sauna.
Accommodation ranges from comfortable family rooms to luxury suites, fully-equipped for your comfort and convenience. This includes complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and air-conditioning.
Guests are collected at 14h00 from Port Elizabeth Airport or a hotel/guest lodge within the city limits. The afternoon is spent exploring the highlights of Port Elizabeth, including the Donkin Memorial Reserve. The site pays homage to Sir Rufane Donkin who was the Acting Governor of the Cape at the time. He changed the name of Algoa Bay to Port Elizabeth, in memory of his wife.
Shortly after the arrival of British settlers in the Bay, Donkin had a pyramid of stone built on the hill above the harbour and established a reserve of about 4 hectares around its base. It was declared a National Monument in 1938.
Overnight at The Kelway Hotel in Port Elizabeth. Dinner is served in the hotel restaurant.
Delicious breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart to explore the highlights of the northern Garden Route. This includes a spectacular walk through the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve and a visit to Nature’s Valley; followed by visits to Plettenberg Bay and the option of a quick tour of Monkeyland & Birds of Eden.
Once settled into your accommodation in Knysna, your guide takes you on a tour of the Knysna Heads and drops you off at the popular Knysna Waterfront where you have the choice of a few fabulous restaurants for dinner (for your own account). Overnight stay at The Graywood Hotel in Knysna.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast on the hotel patio and then depart for Oudtshoorn. You have the option of a tour of the Knysna Elephant Park (not included in rate). The drive from Oudtshoorn to the scenic wonders of the Garden Route takes you over a dramatic mountain range known as Swartberg Mountain Pass.
Your day in Oudtshoorn includes a visit to a working ostrich farm, followed by 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.
Overnight in The Turnberry Boutique Hotel in Oudtshoorn. Dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Included: Breakfast and dinner
Early wake-up for breakfast and then depart for Mossel Bay which is a scenic 1-hour drive from Oudtshoorn. Enjoy a 2-hour safari tour of Botlierskop Private Game Reserve which stretches over 4 200 hectares of mountains and grasslands and is home to an abundance of wildlife and birds.
Return to Cape Town where guests are either dropped off at Cape Town International Airport or at their hotel/guest lodge.
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