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Family Garden Route Self Drive

14 days from £2,750.

Game viewing in South Africa

A self drive itinerary along the stunning Garden Route including Cape Town, the Winelands and a safari.
This self drive itinerary starts in beautiful Cape Town where you will be based in a 2 bedroomed luxury, self-catering apartment located on the fabulous waterfront in the heart of Cape Town. You stay in Cape Town for 3 nights giving you plenty of time to explore its delights such as Table Mountain, Robben Island, Kirstenbosch Gardens,Boulders Bay, the beautiful beaches and of course the city itself.
Your hire car will be dropped off for you and you will commence your drive with a short drive to Stellenbosch in the heart of the Cape Winelands. You will be staying for 2 nights in a beautiful country hotel giving you plenty of time to taste the local wines, eat at the fabulous restaurants and picnic amongst the vineyards in this beautiful region.
The next stage is a drive along the Garden Route to the De Hoop Nature Reserve at Overberg on the coast. That’s followed by a stay in Knysna at the stunning Belvidere Manor. The Garden Route is world famous for its beautiful coastal scenery as well as fabulous beaches, pretty towns and wonderful marine wildlife such as whales and dolphins which can be spotted from the shore at times.
The final leg of your tour is to Amakhala Game Reserve where you will be able to enjoy a safari in a malaria-free region that offers all the excitment of big game spotting as well as family friendly luxury accommodation.

This is a private tour (minimum 2 adults and 2 children under 12yrs). It can depart on any day you wish (subject to availability). Please let us know you preferred dates and we will forward a full tailored itinerary with confirmed quotation to you by e-mail and/or post.
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Day 1
Depart UK on your overnight flight with BA.

Day 2
On arrival in Cape Town you will be met and transferred to your apartment for the next 3 nights. You will be staying at the luxury Lawhill Apartments on the waterfront on a self-catering basis. Rest of day at leisure.

Day 3
At leisure to explore Cape Town and its famous sights such as Table Mountain or visit the penguins at Boulders Bay.

Day 4
At leisure in Cape Town.

Day 5
Your hire car will be delivered to you and you set off on the hour’s drive to Stellenbosch and the Cape Winelands. Check in to Wedgeview Country House Hotel and Spa for the next 2 nights in a luxury family suite on bed and breakfast basis.

Day 6
At leisure to explore the winelands.

Day 7
Today you continue your drive as you head to the coast and the beautiful scenery of the Garden Route. Your destination for the next 2 nights is the De Hoop Nature Reserve where you will be staying in a 2 bedroom cottage on a self catering basis. Rest of day at leisure.

Day 8
At leisure to explore the stunning countryside in this region.

Day 9
Today you continue along the Garden Route to Knysna where you will be staying for 2 nights in a two bedroomed garden cottage on bed and breakfast at Belvidere Manor. Rest of day at leisure.

Day 10
At leisure to explore the stunning countryside along the Garden Route.

Day 11
This morning you will head further east until you come to the Amakhala Game Reserve where you will enjoy a fantastic family safari. This is in a malaria-free zone so all the family can enjoy a safari and spot the Big Game roaming the savannah. You will be staying in Leeuwenbosch House in a family suite on an all-inclusive basis including two daily game drives.

Day 12
At leisure to go on game drives and enjoy your surroundings including the fabulous swimming pool.

Day 13
The end of the holiday as you drive to Port Elizabeth where you leave the car and catch your flight to Joburg. You then connect onto your international flight back to the UK. Overnight on flight.

Day 14
Arrive back in the UK

Price is per person based on two adults and two children under 12 years old sharing and includes:
International and domestic flights flights
All transfers, meet and greets, game drives at Amakhala and car hire.
Services of our local representatives in Cape Town to book excursions etc.
Accommodation in 4 and 5* hotels.

Not included: Tips, petrol, drinks, some meals and other personal expenditure eg travel insurance.

This holiday is available throughout the year.
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The price per person starts from £2,750 (May, June).
This is based on the best priced flights and the accommodation listed. Should these not be available, the price will increase.