We invite you for the road trip of a lifetime, the Affordable Garden Route South Africa Tour! This is a group adventure tour that is a safe. The affordable Garden Route South Africa tour offers you a cheap way to explore the Western Cape, Little Karoo, Whale Route, and Route 62.
The South Africa safari from Cape Town has a good mix of nature, culture and adventure, so you can experience the best that the Garden Route has to offer. This tour starts and ends in Cape Town and Stellenbosch, departing every Friday.
About the Affordable Garden Route South Africa Tour
This is an Affordable Garden Route South Africa tour. This African safari in South Africa takes in the best of one of South Africa's most popular destinations. You are assured of incredible scenery while on this affordable garden rout South Africa tour. They include beaches, indigenous forests and spectacular landscapes.
Other attractions on this budget Garden Route South Africa tour include wildlife encounters include ostriches, whales as well as the Big 5. This South African safari allows you to explore Titsikama National Park. You got opportunities to go bungy jumping or relaxing on amazing beaches as some of the activities available.
Budget Garden Route South Africa Tour Highlights
The highlights of this budget Garden Route South Africa Tour includes the town of Oudtshoorn with its magnificent Cango Caves and ostrich riding. Another great town to visit is Knsyna with its beautiful lagoon and its close neighbor Plettenburg bay.
Plettenburg bay has wide-open beaches with whale and dolphin watching opportunities. The area is also home to the Tsitsikamma National Park which has a range of adventure activities on offer including Tree Top canopy tours and forest hikes. Each town you will visit in the area has its own character and distinct look and feel.
The Garden Route is one of South Africa's top attractions and is a must visit for any visit to South Africa.
- Cape Town
- Route 62
- Cango caves
- Ostrich farm
- Plettenberg Bay
- Titsikama National Park
- Garden Route Game Lodge - Big 5 game drives
- Hermauns - Whales (seasonal)
- Penguin colony
Affordable Garden Route South Africa Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Cape Town - Route 62 - Oudtshoorn
Your cheap garden route South Africa tour will have an early start from Cape Town and/or Stellenbosch on Friday morning. This will be with a departure for Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, driving along Route 62.
Route 62 will take you through some spectacular scenery via mountainous arid semi-desert landscapes. The route is known as the longest wine route in South Africa. That is why it is no surprise that your day will include a delicious lunch and wine tasting at one of the local wine farms.
A highlight of the day will be exploring the Cango Caves. Here trained guides will take you on an adventure tour of the dripstone caverns that cut deep into the limestone rock of the Swartberg Mountains. Your day will conclude with a typical South African braai (barbecue).
Day 2: Garden Route – Knysna, Plettenberg Bay & Storms River
Start the morning of your affordable garden route South Africa tour with a visit to an ostrich farm. This allows for an opportunity to get up close to these unusual creatures. You will then descend the spectacular Outeniqua Pass on our way to Knysna – the heart of the Garden Route.
After lunch we head to the sea side village of Plettenberg Bay with its spectacular beaches. There will be a stop at the 216 meters high Bloukrans bridge. At this point, the can take on the world’s highest bungee jump! Later proceed to your final destination of the day, the Storms River Village.
Meals: breakfast and dinner
Day 3: Garden Route – Titsikama National Park & Garden Route Game Lodge
On day 3 of your affordable Garden Route South Africa tour will begin with breakfast. You will then hit the road on your way along the coastal highway to Tsitsikamma National Park. You will break for lunch embarking on the exploration of Tsitsikamma National Park in the afternoon.
Tsitsikamma National Park is popular for its breathtaking coastline and forest. Activities that are available include hiking the beautiful indigenous forest trails, crossing a suspension bridge over the Storms River and swimming.
Optional activities while in Tsitsikamma National Park include kayak and lilo adventures down the Storms River. By late afternoon you will travel to Sedgefield where you will spend the night. There will still be time for a walk along its beautiful beaches and fynbos covered dunes. Dinner will be enjoyed at a beach bar where a traditional potjie (stew) will be on the menu.
Meals: breakfast and dinner
Day 4: Garden Route to Cape Town via Hermanus (whales)
A busy day on this cheap starts Garden Route South Africa tour with a Big 5 safari. This will be followed by a splendid breakfast before we head to Hermanus in the Southern Cape.
Hermanus is a Seaside village is known for its excellent shore-based seasonal whale watching. Here one can wonder along the seaside cliffs and view these amazing mammals up close. Next stop is a visit to the penguin colony at Stony Point before heading back to Cape Town.
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Cheap Garden Route South Africa Tour Accommodation
Accommodation while on the cheap garden route South Africa tour is in backpacker’s lodges. These facilities have been carefully selected for their unique settings, cleanliness and special atmosphere. You will sleep in dormitory rooms (contain between four to 12 beds) with shared bathroom facilities.
Upgrades are available for those who prefer single or double rooms with en-suite facilities, or guest houses with single, double or twin en-suite rooms. You will be provided with all bedding and towels. Heating and air conditioning are not standard in these facilities, as it is not generally necessary in the mild climate
The standard of backpacker accommodation in South Africa is generally quite high. Backpacker lodges usually have a more social, relaxed atmosphere, while guesthouses tend to be quiet and luxurious. On this budget garden route South Africa tour backpacker and guesthouse, clients travel together in the same vehicle. Wi-Fi is available in the shared areas of most accommodation venues.
4 Day Budget Garden Route South Africa Tour Costs:
What is included in the 4 Day 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 budget accommodation in the itinerary
- Meals as per the program
- Hotel porterage fees
4 Day Cheap Garden Route South Africa Tour Price excludes:
- Items of personal use
- Deviation from the above program
- Drinks and beverages
What to Carry on the 4 Days Affordable Garden Route South Africa Tour
- Sun glasses
- Light and some few heavy clothing
- Sun screen
- Insect repellant
- Comfortable shoes