7 day Self-drive Garden Route and Safari, perfect for those travellers with limited time.


      • Garden Route
      • Eastern Cape Game Reserve

Explore all the beauty and hidden secrets of the Garden Route , ending your trip with the highlight of a Safari in the Eastern Cape

All this from only R 11,600 per adult sharing !


Day 1: Garden Route – Oudtshoorn

For those with limited time, explore the scenic beauty of the garden of the Garden Route at your leisure on one of our self drive packages to suit your budget.

Pick up your hire vehicle from George airport or drive from Cape Town to the picturesque little Karoo town of Oudsthoorn, the ostrich capital of the world. From here you are at an ideal location to explore its many attractions including the opportunity to visit various working and ostrich show farms.

Overnight at the delightful Rosenhof Country House [ 5 star ] or the quaint Hlangana Lodge [ 4 star ] – Bed & Breakfast

Day 2 – 4 : Garden Route – Knysna

At your own leisure make your way to coastal town of Knysna, situated between lush forests and tranquil estuary, Knysna offers a wide variety of activities to all its travelers. Enjoy a lagoon trip to the majestic Featherbed Nature Reserve on the Knysna Heads, or just relax with a glass of bubbles and devour some locally cultivated Knysna oysters, while the calm waters of the lagoon gently lap against its banks.

Fill your day in Knysna with visits it to the Featherbed Eco Nature Reserve and the Knysna Elephant Park, where you have the opportunity to interact with the Elephants, or Monkeyland Primate Sancturay. Knysna offers a host of garden route activities for both the young and young at heart!

Indulge in 2 nights at the magnificent Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve [ 5 star ] or the ideally situated Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest House [ 4 star ] – Bed and Breakfast

Day 5 – 6: Eastern Cape Safari

Travel from Knysna towards the Eastern Cape for a magical game viewing experience in a malaria free environment, at a Private Game Reserve. These lodges all host the Big Five, and offer accommodation on a fully inclusive basis, with all your meals and game activities included.

Spend 2 nights at the 5 star Pumba Private Game Reserve – fully inclusive of all meals and game activities

Pumba Private Game Reserve offers luxurious Five Star accommodation at one of two intimate and enchanting lodges. Each idyllic chalet is totally private and complete with their own pools framed by timber decks and outdoor showers…only the monkeys and the hippos will be watching you here. Every chalet is designed and decorated using individual and natural fabrics – picking up on a different aspects of African nature and wild life, and emersing you into feeling at one with the unspoilt beauty which surrounds you. When dining you’ll be treated to an array of gourmet safari cuisine, all prepared by our passionate Five Star chefs, who will cater to all your individual needs.

Day 7: Departure

As they say in the movies all good things must come to an end. Enjoy a final morning game drive before you check out and make your Port Elizabeth airport to terminate your hired vehicle or you have the option of driving yourself back to Cape Town International Airport to connect onto your onward bound flight.

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This package is based on the accommodation options mentioned, however, we can tailor make your self drive Garden Route to suit you specific interests, requirements and budget.

This Self Drive Garden Route and Game Reserve package can be done on aprivate guided excursion basis, please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel consultants for more details or to tailor make your itinerary

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