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South Africa: Magical Garden Route Tour

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South Africa: Magical Garden Route Tour

story by: Mike Williams

This short tour takes day trips from your hotel along the Garden Route to scenic places such as Plettenberg Bay, Knysna and Tsitsikamma Forest before ending your trip in Port Elizabeth.

Day 1: Oudtshoorn
Depart Cape Town and drive north over Sir Lowry’s Pass. Great inspiring views of False Bay can be seen from Hottentot’s Holland Mountain Range. Meander down the mountain range on to Route 62 and stop at the fruit producing town of Barrydale. Continue on to the Cango Valley and the spectacular Cango Caves. Your day ends in Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world.

Day 2: Knysna
Start the day with an ostrich farm visit. Learn about the ostriches and see their hatcheries. Following on, travel through Outeniqua Mountain Pass and enjoy photo stops along the way. Arrive in Knysna where you can explore the village and its many art galleries and markets.

Day 3: Port Elizabeth
After breakfast, travel through the ‘millionaires playground’ of Plettenberg Bay before arriving at Tsitsikamma Forest. At Storms River Mouth you will be given the opportunity to cross the suspension bridge that spans the river. Leaving the Garden Route, you arrive at Port Elizabeth.

DEPARTURES: Cape Town / Mon & Thu
DURATION: 3 days/2 nights
INCLUSIONS: 2 nights 3 star accommodation, breakfast daily, transportation, sightseeing and entrance fees.

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