Coast to Karoo in the Garden Route – 5 Day (GRU103)


D A Y 1

Cafe Gannet Distillery Tour & Blue Oyster Cocktail Experience

Enjoy a distillery tour at Cafe Gannet followed by a unique cocktail experience! An Artisanal distillery that captures the true spirit of Eden, through rare botanical selection and artful distillation. Cape Saint Blaize Gin is artfully distilled, bottled and hand labelled at our historic home, the Ochre Barn in Mossel Bay.

We recommend the following options for dinner:
Cafe Gannet
Carola Ann’s 

Your accommodation is based on a 4-star Guest House or equivalent

D A Y 2

Breakfast will be served at your Guest House, and is included in your package

Point of Human Origins Cave Tour

Meet your guide at the Pinnacle Point Golf Course Club House for an exciting exploration of these historical caves at Pinnacle Point. Come stand in awe at Point of Human Origins.  Come discover this world renowned archaeological site with early evidence for modern human behavior.  This tour is a dual journey – one in space and time, and one within. Awaken the human spirit.

Lunch at Pinnacle Point Restaurant (R150 Voucher)

Depart for Knysna along the N2.

Explore the Knysna Waterfront at leisure

This popular leisure and shopping destination offers everything from Restaurants, Jewellery, Gifts & Homeware, Fashionwear to Specialty Stores. You are bound to find something you just can’t leave without.

Your accommodation is based on a 4-star Guest House or equivalent

We recommend the following options for dinner:
Dry Dock
34 Degrees South

D A Y 3

Breakfast will be served at your Guest House, and is included in your package

Knysna Segway Guided Tour

Let the good times roll. Hope on a Segway and explore Thesen Isle with your guide.  This is a fun way to explore the area

Knysna RIB Adventure

Get the adrenaline going with this 1 hr fast boat ride to the heads! This adventure offers a unique combination eco adventure.  “Skyfall” is a custom designed hydrofoil RIB and is one of a kind.  She is powered by 2 x 200 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engines, cruising speeds of up to 30 knots out at sea.

We recommend the following options for lunch:
34 Degrees South
Dry Dock

Depart for Oudtshoorn via N2 to George then over the Outeniqua Pass

We recommend the following options for dinner:
Su Casa Restaurant @ Surval
Annie’s Bistro
Nostalgie (reservations essential)

Your accommodation is based on a 4-star Guest House or equivalent

D A Y 4

Breakfast will be packed at your Guest House and is included in your package. It can be enjoyed after your Meerkat experience

05:00 (summer) or 06:00 (winter)
Meerkat Experience at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve

Arrive at dawn and witness these incredible little creatures emerging out of their burrows, just in time to soak up the morning sun, before they head about their daily activities.  While traveling to their homes, you may be lucky enough to spot some of the 22 species of animals on the reserve.  Sit back and soak up the morning rays with the Meerkat’s and enjoy their company.

Rosedalia (R250 Voucher)

Pop in to this charming Farm Stall on the border of town.  Enjoy some coffee and cake and browse the local arts and crafts

Highgate Ostrich Farm Tour and lunch

Traditional Ostrich Tour is not only enlightening but also fun for the whole family. Learn all about ostriches, feed one by hand, and watch as our staff expertly demonstrate the various crafts using the ostrich’s exquisite feathers, eggs, and leather. You will be in awe with the beauty of your surroundings, with the Klein Karoo valley and the picturesque Swartberg Mountains

At Leisure

We recommend the following activities:
CP Nel Museum
Historical walk in the heart of Oudtshoorn
Dorpshuis Antiques

We recommend the following options for dinner:
The Black Swan
Nostalgie (reservations essential)

Your accommodation is based on a 4-star Guest House or equivalent

D A Y 5

Breakfast will be served at your Guest House, and is included in your package

Cango Caves Estate Zipline Experience

Two Ziplines with an amazing view! This Estate offers an elegant one-stop venue, sit back and relax while enjoying the stunning Swartberg Mountains.  Afterwards take a Zip on the Zipline.  There are double lines giving two clients an opportunity to zip together.  The first line is 180m and the second line is 500m taking you back to the Estate to enjoy a refreshing drink of your choose and lunch.

Lunch at Cango Caves Estate (R150 Voucher)

Depart for your next destination



The Fine Print

This is a self-drive package

Terms and conditions:

  • 50% deposit with reservation
  • remaining 50% due 30 days before arrival
  • If booking less than 30 days before arrival – 100% of tour price will be charged
  • Not recommended for children under 12

Tour price includes:

  • Cafe Gannet Distillery Experience
  • Blue Oyster Bar Cocktail Experience
  • Accommodation in a 4 star Guest House or similar
  • Point of Human Origin Cave Experience
  • Lunch at Pinnacle Point
  • Guided Segway Experience in Knysna
  • RIB Adventure Excursion in Knysna
  • Meerkat Experience in Oudtshoorn
  • R250 voucher at Rosedalia
  • Highgate Ostrich Experience and lunch
  • Cango Zipline Experience
  • Lunch at Cango Estates

Tour price excludes:

  • Meals not specified in itinerary, drinks, personal expenses
  • Any suggestions as per the itinerary – marked in italics
  • Car hire or flights
  • Travel insurance will be for your own account

Cancellation policy:

  • 31 days or more before arrival – 25% cancellation fee
  • 30 days or less before arrival – 100% cancellation fee
  • Confirmation of reservations subject to availability
  • Prices valid till 30 November 2021
  • Prices subject to change
  • E&OE
  • One contact number available 24 hrs for support: 087 806 4200
  • Please note that all business adhere to strict COVID-19 regulations
  • With your confirmation you will receive a welcome info pack with all relevant information, emergency numbers and our office provide 24hr support.