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Trip Highlights
Trip code: GRASA

  • Experience an amazing road trip in South Africa
  • Travel to Oudtshoorn which is also known as the Ostrich Capital of the World
  • Explore the Cango Caves with a guide
  • Feel the chills at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters)
  • Try out Bungee if you wish to feel the adrenaline rush
  • Soak in the beauty of nature at Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Spot the African Big 5 during thrilling game drives
  • Meet some amazing travelers from different parts of the world

Tour Details

Thinking of experiencing an amazing road trip in South Africa? Well, Go Discover Abroad has curated the best 4 days Garden Route Adventure Tour that'll commence from Cape Town and take you to Oudtshoorn via Route 62. As we drive along the coastline, the wind will soothe your senses before you take a pause and try out Bungee at the World's Highest Bungee Jumping Bridge! This adventurous journey combines the best of all that one can think of - the goodness of safaris, delicious barbeque, cave explorations and much more! So gear up and check out the itinerary before you fix your plans!

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Cape Town – Barrydale - Oudtshoorn

As the thrilling road trip begins, we'll depart from Cape Town/Stellenbosch early on a Friday morning. Motor up Route 62 out of Cape Town and into jagged mountains, verdant valleys, and rolling savannah. We'll travel to Oudtshoorn which is also known as the Ostrich Capital of the World. We will have a lovely lunch and wine tasting at a local winery, before experiencing the subterranean beauty of the Cango Caves on a guided adventure tour. For dinner, we will let you experience an authentic braai (barbeque).

Meal - Dinner
Activities Included - Cango Caves adventure tour, Local wine tasting

Day 2 - Oudtshoorn – Mossel Bay

Enjoy a hearty breakfast, and then, we'll head out crossing the Robertson Mountain pass to enter the Garden Route at Mossel Bay. Soak in the sun at the beaches, or go for a hike to the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean - the choice is yours! You can also visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. If you are one of those seeking an extra dose of adventure, you must try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune-ride in South Africa. In the afternoon we will go on a game drive on a private game reserve and spot African Big 5! The evening will be spent in Mossel Bay, with options for several seaside restaurants for dinner.

Meal - Breakfast
Activities Included - Game Drive on private game reserve
Optional Activities 

  • 10,000-foot tandem skydive, R3000 (extra R600 for video)
  • Sandboarding the longest dune in South Africa, R500
  • Diaz Museum Complex, R60
  • Point of Human Origins Cave Tour, R350
     

Day 3 - Mossel Bay – Tsitsikamma – Sedgefield

As we continue with our road trip to Tsitsikamma National Park, we'll take a pause at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world’s highest bungee jump bridge (216 meters). You can feel the adrenaline rush if you wish to! We'll spend the afternoon in Tsitsikamma National Park, soaking in its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. Later in the day, you can explore Sedgefield or just chill on the beaches. For dinner, we'll head off to have a traditional potjie (stew) at a beach bar.

Meals - Breakfast and dinner
Activities included - Entrance to Tsitsikamma National Park
Optional Activities -  Bloukrans bungee jump, R1000, Treetop canopy tour, R660
 

Day 4 - Sedgefield - Wilderness - Cape Town

Today is the last day of our trip! We'll start the day by exploring the Wilderness National Park, where we will explore the Touw River by canoe. After about 40 minutes, the canoes will be left for a 2km hike along a boardwalk, which will take us to a lovely waterfall and rock pools. After the canoeing, we will drive back to Cape Town, where this thrilling road trip would end!

Meals - Breakfast and dinner
Activities included - Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
 

Dates & Cost

Price Includes
  • Services of a professional tour guide
  • Pick up and drop off facilities
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • 3 nights’ accommodation (backpacker dorm style)
  • Dinners (Day 1 & 3) and breakfasts (Day 2, 3, and 4)
  • Local wine tasting
  • Cango Caves adventure tour
  • Game drive on a private game reserve
  • Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
  • Hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park
     
Price Excludes
  • International Flight tickets
  • Visa & vaccinations
  • Travel & Medical Insurance (available at an extra cost)
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Any personal expenditure
  • Adventure sports (not mentioned in inclusions) will be charged extra
     

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GDA has a fantastic range of voluntours, adventure tours, internships, work abroad opportunities and responsible traveling options which will surely add a new meaning to your gap year. Pick whatever suits your interests and book your flight tickets for your dream destination. It's time to tickle your wanderlust cells! Calling out all backpackers, gap year students, solo travelers and adventure seekers - it's time that you take the leap and Go, Discover Abroad!

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