Fantastic Family Holiday -13 Days Self Drive

Day 1 – Day 4: Cape Town

Arrive at Cape Town Airport and met by your African Welcome Safaris representative and handed over your travel pack.  Transfer to the centrally located Waterfront Apartments on a self catering basis  for the following 4 Nights.

Perfectly situated in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront area and within walking distance to the Waterfront itself – with it’s wide choice of restaurants, shops and boat trips – ideal for families!

Once you have settled into your accommodation, your hire vehicle will be delivered to you – affording you the freedom of exploring Cape Town at your own pace over the next few days.

Enjoy the next few days with your family , exploring the delights of Cape Town and it’s surrounds – taking in the highlights of Table Mountain and the splendor of the Cape Winelands.  Take in the spectacular views at Cape Point, ending your day enjoying Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Day 5: Garden Route  – Oudtshoorn

Depart Cape Town and head inland to the Little Karoo – Ostrich Country.  An easy scenic drive, with plenty of time of sightseeing stops along the way.

Arrival in Oudtshoorn and spend one night at De Zeekoe Guest Farm on a Bed and Breakfast basis – the ideal point for sightseeing the following day

Day 6 & Day 7 : Garden Route – Knysna

Enjoy a morning visit to Cango Caves and the Safari Ostrich Farm – enjoying these quirky creatures, before heading off to the coast to Knysna

Knysna is one of the Southern Cape coast’s best known holiday destinations, situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful lagoon – it offers many activities and attractions of a wide variety. The most well known attraction being the heads – two great sandstone cliffs guarding the mouth of the lagoon which connects the estuary with the sea.  A perfect base for exploring the other areas of the Garden Route with it’s choice of many activities on offer

Spend two nights at the family friendly Protea Hotel Knysna Quays on a Bed and Breakfast basis.

Day 8 & Day 9: Garden Route – Plettenberg Bay

In the heart of the Garden Route, we find Plettenberg Bay.  Spend two nights at the beautiful Hog Hollow Country Lodge, situated on a private nature reserve.  Activities abound – from visits to the Elephant Sanctuary near Plettenberg Bay or perhaps a walk with cheetahs at Tenikwa –options are endless.   Enjoy the many hikes or walks around the nature reserve , or enjoy one of the beautiful beaches available.

Day 10 – Day 12: Safari – Lalibela Private Game Reserve

Saving the best till last !    Continue your family adventure, and take a leisurely drive towards Port Elizabeth.  Approximately one hours drive past Port Elizabeth, we find Lalibela Private Game Reserve.

Enjoy 3 Nights at Lalibela’s Private Game Reserve  – Mark’s Camp.  Ideal for families – adults and children alike.  While Mom & Dad enjoy their “adult” Game Drive, the children are entertained.   Accompany your children on the Kiddy game drives and spend quality time together –  creating memories for your children for years to come !

Day 13: Departure

All adventures have to come to an end !   Relish in your last morning game activity before heading to Port Elizabeth Airport where you will drop off your hire car.

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