The Garden Route is a coastal trip of about 800 km originating in friendly Port Elizabeth and ending in magnificent Cape Town.

Below is an example of a Garden Route itinerary. It can be changed to suit your needs and budget.

For example: You can start the tour at Addo Elephant Park, just up the road from Port Elizabeth (see map).



Day 1 - Port Elizabeth - aka The Friendly City -  is the 6th largest city in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km east of Cape Town.

Pick up from your hotel / guest house. Visit The Dunkin Memorial. Lunch.

Drive to Jeffrey's Bay (approx. 1 hour). Book into your beach lodge. Perhaps do some shell collecting. Enjoy a lazy afternoon.

Dinner & overnight stay in J-Bay. 


Day 2 - J-Bay / Tsitsikamma / Plettenberg Bay / Knysna

Tsitsikamma is an area characterised by large tracts of indigenous forests, deep river gorges and magnificent coastlines. Situated between lush forests and

the shores of a peaceful lagoon Knysna offers a wide variety of activities and attractions.

Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve and the nearby Nature's Valley with its Monkeyland & Birds Of Eden are options on this day. Lunch in Plettenberg Bay. Or go

straight to Knysna and do a Knysna Heads tour which includes lunch. Relax at a Waterfront restaurant or bar.

Dinner & overnight in Knysna.


Day 3- Knysna/Oudtshoorn

Visit the charming town of Oudtshoorn, home to South Africa’s ostrich farm industry and the world famous Cango Caves.

Trip to Cango Caves and an ostrich farm.

The Elephant Park or Cango Wildlife park are optional extras.

Dinner & overnight stay in Oudtshoorn.


Day 4 - Mossel Bay

Discovered by Bartholomew Dias in 1488, Mossel Bay is one of the biggest attractions on the Garden Route. Visit the Diaz museum. Walk the Point.

Optional game drive at Botlierskop Game Reserve. Experience close Encounters with Rhinoceros, Lions (100 Ha Enclosure), Buffalo, Giraffe, Rare Black

Impala, Mountain Zebra, Eland And Elephants and more.

Depart to Cape Town in the afternoon.

Drop off at your lodgings in CT.

Tour ends.


What's your choice? - 3, 4 Days or More?

TOUR PRICE (sharing)
Garden Route – Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 3 day tour USD 265    
Garden Route – Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 5 day tour USD 385
Garden Route 10 Day Luxury Tour USD 1850
Garden Route 5 Day Luxury Classic Tour USD 1115