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 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 16
Carbon offset
666kg pp per trip


  • 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
  • Be enchanted by the Lesotho highlands


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2016 to 31 December 2016. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

Travel to Durban and enjoy the beaches and restaurants of the famed Golden Mile.
Journey to the Drakensberg mountain range and enjoy hiking in this spectacular region of sun-kissed valleys and dramatic cliffs.
Known as the ‘Kingdom in the Sky’, Lesotho is abundant in beautiful mountain scenery, charming villages and colourful bird species.
Explore the beaches, forests and quiet streets of beguiling Cintsa. Experience traditional Xhosa life and choose from a number of outdoor activities on offer, from mountain biking to swimming.
Discover the beauty of Addo Elephant National Park, a successful conservation park and a wonderful place 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.
Discover the Karoo while travelling to Oudtshoorn to meet some feathered friends.
Stretch legs at the Cango Caves before drinking in the beauty of Swellendam, a celebrated wine region at the foot of the Langenberg Mountains.
Travel early this morning and head on to the southernmost point in Africa - Cape Agulhas. Enjoy a tour of the vineyards and then spend a leisurely afternoon quaffing a glass or two of the region's vino. Spend the night in Hermanus.
Spend the morning exploring the stunning town of Hermanus; with its rugged cliff lines, stunning beaches and craggy mountains it makes for a lovely spot to take in the sights. Take the scenic route back to Cape Town and enjoy a great view of the bay as you travel. This adventure concludes on arrival in Cape Town.
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13 breakfasts10 dinners
Overland vehicle
Camping (with facilities) (7 nights), Camping (with shared facilities) (1 night), Dormitory (3 nights), Lodge (2 nights)
Included activities
  • Addo National Elephant Park - Game drive
  • Cango Caves
  • Drakensburg - Short hike
  • R320 Route Wine Tour


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Important notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip.
2. This trip finishes upon arrival in Cape Town on Day 14. Please do not book any flights until after 10pm this evening.

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Garden Route Adventure , November 2015

Garden Route Adventure , November 2015