Magical Garden Route


3 Days Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

Journey along Route 62 from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Explore the Cango Caves, interact with ostriches and stand atop the Storms River Mouth suspension bridge before delving into the heart of the Tsitsikamma Forest.

Tour Dates

This tour is available throughout the year, please contact us for booking information.

Tour Price

The tour price varies according to group size, accommodation and activities. Remember, all our tours can be combined to create a personal itinerary for your own dream holiday.  Please contact us for a quotation.

Self Drive Holidays

This tour is also available as a self drive holiday.

Tour Summary

Day 1
Cape Town to Oudtshoorn via Route 62

Day 2
Oudtshoorn to Knysna via Wilderness

Day 3
Knysna to Port Elizabeth via Tsitsikamma Forrest

Detailed 3 Day Tour Plan

Day 1: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn via Route 62

This morning you will be collected by our tourist guide. Drive east, over Sir Lowry’s Pass, via Route 62 to Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. We meander down the mountain onto Route 62, which is the alternative and more scenic route that links the Western and Eastern Cape. Enjoy lunch en route (own account) to Oudtshoorn. Visit an ostrich farm where you will have the unique opportunity of learning more about ostriches, seeing the hatchery, and even daring to ride (own account) one of these strange and magnificent birds.

Dinner (own account) will be enjoyed at the hotel or one of the quaint restaurants situated in town.

Overnight at Protea Hotel Riempie Estate or similar. Bed and breakfast   

Day 2: Oudtshoorn to Knysna via Wilderness

Today’s journey sees us travelling to Knysna via the Outeniqua Pass and  Wilderness. After breakfast we depart the hotel to visit the Cango Caves, a 20 million year old subterranean wonderland at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The Outeniqua mountain pass takes us to Wilderness. Enjoy photo opportunities and unspoilt views at the Map of Africa lookout point (weather permitting). After lunch (own account) we continue our journey to the pretty town of Knysna.

Optional dinner at a restaurant next to the Knysna estuary (own account).

Overnight at Protea Hotel Riempie Estate or similar. Bed and breakfast   

Day 3: Knysna to Port Elizabeth via Tsitsikamma Forrest

Depart after breakfast, and travel through Plettenberg Bay and onto Port Elizabeth via the Tsitsikamma Forest. At Storms River Mouth you will be given the opportunity to cross the suspension bridge that spans the river.

We enjoy lunch (own account) in the woodland setting of the Garden Route (Tsitsikamma) National Park. The ancient Tsitsikamma Forest is an extensive protected conservation area that supports a great diverse ecosystem and indigenous flora and birdlife.Continue through the scenic Garden Route before arriving late afternoon at your Port Elizabeth hotel or Port Elizabeth International Airport.

All tours can be combined in any combination to create a personal itinerary for your own dream holiday.

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