Explore South Africa's exquisite Garden Route and Wild Coast.

Travel to South Africa and Lesotho and explore the exquisite Garden Route on a tour from Durban to Cape Town via the Stellenbosch Wine Region. Combining the classic Garden Route with the enchanting beauty of the Wild Coast, this adventure offers the chance to experience the incredible variety of cultures, stunning landscapes and unique flora and fauna of South Africa. Exploring the traditional Xhosa lifestyle and visiting quaint coastal towns, sophisticated vineyards and cosmopolitan cities, this is the perfect South African tasting platter.

Durban, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa
Overland, Wildlife
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 18
Group size
Min 4, Max 16
Carbon offset
389kg pp per trip


  • Be enchanted by the Lesotho highlands
  • Make a splash on the Wild Coast
  • Encounter gentle giants in the Addo Elephant National Park
  • Travel along the scenic Garden Route
  • See why Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world
  • Delve into the astounding Cango Caves
  • Sip delicious wines at a Cape vineyard


Travel to Durban, catch some sun and relax in the beachside playground of South Africa.
Hike through the dramatic cliffs, valleys and plateaux of the stunning Drakensberg mountain range.
Enter the Kingdom of Lesotho and be instantly charmed by the warmth of the people and the majestic mountain scenery. Visit villages and markets - choose to travel on foot or by pony.
The charming seaside town of Cintsa is surrounded by sparkling, blue ocean and sun-dappled forests. The local Xhosa people live a traditional lifestyle deeply rooted in tribal customs. Enjoy the range of outdoor activities on offer, from mountain biking to swimming.
Nestled in the heart of a densely forested valley, Addo Elephant National Park boasts a spectacular array of animals. An afternoon game drive will provide a chance to encounter elephants and endangered rhinos.
Discover a mesmerising pocket of the Garden Route. Admire the ancient forests which tumble down to the pounding Indian Ocean. Daredevils have the option to test their mettle on the world's highest bungee jump.
Stop by the sleepy hamlet of Knysna then continue on to the ostrich capital of the world.
Explore the magical Cango Caves then settle into beautiful Stellenbosch.
Head to a vineyard to sample some of the region's best wines before relaxing in the coastal beauty of Cape Town.
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12 breakfasts10 dinners
Overland vehicle
Camping (with facilities) (6 nights), Dormitory (4 nights), Permanent tented camp (2 nights)
Included activities
  • Addo National Elephant Park - Game drive
  • Cango Caves
  • Drakensburg - Short hike
  • Oudtshoorn - Local village visit
  • Village, school and museum hike


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Day 12 will be spent in Swellendam Wine Region instead of Stellenbosch Wine region due to passenger feedback indicating that the later is too commercial.

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Garden Route Adventure , September 2015

Garden Route Adventure , September 2015