The Ultimate 7 Day Garden Route and Wine 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 explore the Garden 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.
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 over an unforgettable and enjoyable 7 days. If you some time off, or a special celebration coming up, then the best way to experience the Garden Route is with a 6 Night Garden Route and Wine 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 6 Night Day Garden Route and Wine 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 for 7 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 it is time to take a look and think again. We have great holiday packages on offer, from budget to luxury, contact us for our 2019/2020 prices.
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 6 Night Garden Route and Wine 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 also offer transfers and bus tours from Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Port Elizabeth. 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.
Some of the highlights on your 6 Night Garden Route and Wine Tour itinerary:
In just 7 days you can take in the all the highlights of the Garden Route, on a tour that includes:
- Boplaas Tasting
- Route 62 Roadtrip
- Ostrich Farm Visit
- Cango Caves Heritage or Adventure Visit
- Wilderness Canoeing
- Visit a Kayamandi Local’s Home
- Simonsig Bubbly Tasting
- La Bri Wine & Chocolate or Biltong Pairing
- Explore Franschhoek
- Reach The Tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas
- Hermanus Cliff Paths Walk
- Meet the Betty’s Bay Penguins
- Wind Along Coastal Clarence Drive
- Knysna Heads Walk
- Tsitsikamma National Park Explore
- Addo Game Drive in Tour Van
- Chill Out at J’Bay
- Buffelsdrift 4×4 Safari
- Buffelsdrift Elephant Bush Walk
- Bungy + Zipline at Bloukrans Bridge (or) Tsitsikamma Waterfall Zipline
- Hermanus Whale Cruise
- Hermanus Kayaking
- Biltong and Wine Pairing
Don’t delay and take advantage of the amazing 6 Night Garden Route and Wine Package option, for an experience that will delight and inspire.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the hilites of a 7day Garden Route tour?
A 7-day Garden Route tour is a wonderful way to explore the natural beauty, wildlife, and adventure activities of this stunning region in South Africa. Here are some of the highlights you can expect on a typical 7-day Garden Route tour: Drive along the stunning coastal road of Clarence Drive, Visit to Stony Point penguin colony, Whale watching in Hermanus (seasonal), Scenic drive through the Overberg region, Wine tasting in the Robertson Wine Valley, Visit to the Cango Caves, Visit to an ostrich farm, Visit to the Cango Wildlife Ranch, Optional hot air balloon ride (additional cost), Drive through the Outeniqua Pass, Visit to the Wilderness National Park, Stop at Map of Africa viewpoint, Visit to Knysna Heads, Cruise on the Knysna Lagoon to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, Optional activities such as hiking or 4×4 drive on the reserve, Visit to the Tsitsikamma National Park, Optional activities such as zip-lining, bungee jumping, or canopy tours (additional cost), Visit to Storms River Mouth, Scenic drive along the Garden Route.
What is the average cost of a 7 day Garden Route tour?
The cost of a 7-day Garden Route tour can vary widely depending on the type of tour, level of accommodation, and the activities included. Typically, a 7-day Garden Route tour costs between $1,500 and $3,500 per person based on shared accommodation.
What are some recommended items to pack for a 7-day Garden Route tour?
Packing for a 7-day Garden Route tour can depend on the specific itinerary and time of year you’ll be visiting, but here are some recommended items to consider:
- Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots
- Lightweight and breathable clothing for warm weather, including shorts, t-shirts, and sun hats
- A light jacket or sweater for cooler evenings or early mornings
- Swimsuit for beach or pool time
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, and insect repellent
- Camera or smartphone with extra batteries and memory cards
- Binoculars for wildlife viewing
- Water bottle and snacks for the road
- Personal toiletries, including any prescription medications
- Cash or credit card for souvenirs or extra activities
It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast and review the specific activities included in your tour itinerary to make sure you pack appropriately.