From the Fairest City to the Friendliest City… Travel your way past small towns, fruit-growing valleys, vineyards, wetlands and indigenous forests and enjoy some of South Africa’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes.
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 4 Days / 3 Star Tour Outline
Day 1: Oudtshoorn
Small towns are dotted all along Route 62, on your way to your destination in Oudtshoorn. We’ll stop at Robertson to sample some of its excellent wines and then go on to visit the oldest and biggest cheetah and croc centre in the world. We’ll also stop at an ostrich farm, where you can learn more about this bird and maybe even get a chance to ride one! Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Oudtshoorn.
Day 2: Oudtshoorn/Knysna
Explore the town of Oudtshoorn, known for its ‘ostrich mansions’ harking back to a time when fortunes were made in ostrich feathers. Then it’s time for Cango Cave adventures where you’ll see breathtaking stalagmites and stalactites. We’ll traverse the Outeniqua Pass to Knysna, a scenic town squeezed between mountains, lagoon and ocean. You’ll have the option to have close encounters with elephants at the Knysna Elephant Park. You’ll dine and stay overnight in Knysna.
Day 3: Tstsikamma / Plettenberg Bay
Tsitsikamma is famous for its acres and acres of indigenous forests with giant yellowwood and stinkwood trees soaring into the sky. We turn down towards Nature’s Valley, a sleepy hollow that comes alive during holiday season. You have an option to visit Monkeyland and Birds of Eden before we carry on to Plettenberg Bay, one of South Africa’s premier holiday spots with endless golden beaches and tranquil lagoons. Dinner and overnight is in Knysna.
Day 4: Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth Windy City or the Friendly City, depending how you look at things. We go on a city tour to experience what this small city offers and visit the Donkin Memorial, a pyramid of stone built in 1818 and set in acres of preserved land. Drop-off is at 11 am in the morning.