3 Day Garden Route
The 3 day Garden Route tour takes you through the Garden Route. Yes, the name given to the stretch of forested, coastal area between Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth. It is the brightly-colored cherry on this southern slice of Africa.
All along the Garden Route, spectacular mountain ranges dip and rise alongside a rugged coastline. The cliffs, estuaries, placid lakes and endless pristine sandy-white beaches are lapped by the Indian Ocean.
Pressed between these forces of land and water are ancient forests, and secluded exotic seaside towns. The Garden Route is a paradise for nature-lovers and outdoor enthusiasts this malaria-free region is also a long-time favourite for family holidays.
About the 3 Day Garden Route Tour
The secret behind the 3 day Garden Route tour is that it combines the fun of a classic bucket-and-spade holiday with unforgettable African safari adventures in South Africa.
Your options on the 3 day Garden route tour includes an elephant-back ride, a forest canopy tour, bungee jump or visit a monkey or bird sanctuary.
Dolphins are often seen offshore when on the 3 Day Garden Route Tour. Other African wildlife that you may come across on this South African safari in Cape Town include whales in season. For even more wildlife thrills, round off your beach holiday with an authentic Big 5 safari. This is in one of the conveniently close and also malaria-free reserves in neighboring Eastern Cape Province.
3 Day Garden Route Tour Highlights
With the 3 day Garden route tour you’ll journey along some of the most beautiful stretches of landscape in South Africa. This is a popular exploration route with locals and travelers from around the globe. It is so for good reason, as the scenic route offers unparalleled beauty and ecologically diverse settings along the way.
Outdoor sports and activities take center stage on this 3 day Garden Route tour holiday. This is because several of the country’s best golf courses are found here. However, fine food is always close at hand. This allows you to indulge in fresh-from-the-boat seafood at the ever-popular Knysna Waterfront. This can also be at a restaurant overlooking the beach in neighboring Plettenberg Bay.
- Cape Route 62
- Cango Caves
- Big Five Game Drive
- Elephant Bush Walk
- Wilderness Canoe
- Bungee Jump
- Knysna Waterfront
3 Day Garden Route Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Cape Town - Oudtshoorn
Start the 3 day Garden Route tour holiday with departure at about 08h00. This is from your hotel in Cape Town and head north via the Du Toit’s Kloof Mountain pass on your first League of the journey. The 3 day Garden Route tour holiday will be journeying from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn the Ostrich capital.
The R62 known as the longest wine route in the world. The route takes you through the beautiful towns of Robertson, Montagu and Ladysmith.
En-route there are stops for some wine tasting and lunch. The journey goes through the Little Karoo where you will observe the scenery. There will be changes from lush greens to brown semi-desert areas making this a day of surprises. You will arrive at Hotel in Oudtshoorn, where we will overnight.
Oudtshoorn is the commercial hub of the Klein Karoo and the ostrich capital of the world. Here ostriches are found in great numbers and the region produces the best feathers, leather products and ostrich meat worldwide.
Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Knysna
After breakfast your 3 day Garden Route tour holiday visits the world famous Cango Caves where we take a guided tour full of fascinating things to see.
From the Caves you will travel to an Ostrich farm on the other end of Oudtshoorn. Here you will receive a tour of a working Ostrich farm and possibly have the opportunity to ride an ostrich. You will also learn more about ostrich breeding habits and of the bygone days when Oudtshoorn was in the midsts of the 1920’s ostrich feather boom.
Your 3 day Garden Route tour holiday will then travel over the Outeniqua Mountains to Knysna. As you pass over mountain passes look out for the scenery changes to understand why the area is known as the Garden Route. We arrive at the Knysna Quays Hotel in Knysna, where you will overnight.
Day 3: Knysna – Cape Town
Today your 3 day Garden Route tour holiday starts with breakfast. This is before you embark on a visit to Plettenberg bay. Thereafter your 3 day Garden Route tour holiday heads to the Knysna heads and spend some leisure time at the Knysna waterfront. Here you will be able to do some shopping.
After lunch we head for Cape Town via Mosselbay and passing the rolling hills of Swellendam to arrive in Cape town at about 17h00
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3 Days Garden Route Tour from Cape Town Costs:
What is included in the 3 Days Garden Route Tour Cost?
- All road transfers as per the itinerary
- Airport transfers
- Transportation in an air-conditioned mini bus
- Professional guides that escort the tour
- 3 nights’ accommodation in mid range accommodation in the itinerary
- Meals as per the program
- Hotel porterage fees
3 Days Garden Route Tour Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
What to Carry on the 3 Days Garden Route Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes