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4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town

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    Day 1: Cape Town - Barrydale - Cango Caves - Oudtshoorn

    Stop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
    Included activity. Guests can opt for the Adventure or Heritage tour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Barrydale
    We will pass by Barrydale on the way to Oudtshoorn and will pop in at some local shops
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: C.P Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
    Visible when driving past

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Tonight we will have a traditional South African braai! You can sample ostrich if you wish. Vegetarian option available
    Accommodation included: Guests can choose between Guest House or Backpacker Accommodation

    Day 2: Oudtshoorn - Robinson Pass - Safari - Mossel Bay

    Stop At: Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
    Safari time! Spend 3-4 hours out on Game Drive, searching for wildlife like giraffe, hippo, lion, buffalo, elephant, zebra and many more.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Santos Beach, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
    Guests can opt to spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune-ride in South Africa.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: St. Blaize Trail, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
    Guests can opt to spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune-ride in South Africa.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
    Guests can opt to spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, and visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboarding on the longest dune-ride in South Africa.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Cape St Blaize Lighthouse, Mossel Bay, Western Cape
    You will see the lighthouse overlooking Mossel Bay

    Stop At: Skydive Mossel Bay
    Optional activity on tour
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Robinson Pass, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
    A beautiful mountain pass, acting as a gateway to the Garden Route

    Stop At: Point of Human Origins
    We can spend some time on the spectacular beaches, hike the Cape St. Blaize trail along the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean, or visit the famous Diaz Museum complex, commemorating the first known European exploration around the tip of Africa. The more adventurous can try a 10,000-foot tandem skydive or sandboarding the longest dune-ride in South Africa. Alternatively, join a historical cave tour on the coastline, showcasing early evidence for modern human behaviour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Guests can choose between Backpacker and Guest House accommodation

    Day 3: Mossel Bay - Tsitsikamma - Sedgefield

    Stop At: Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, Knysna, Western Cape
    The Garden Route is a region in South Africa that we visit on our tour. It is very green and has many lakes and rivers, that is why it is called the Garden Route.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cola Beach, Sedgefield, Knysna, Western Cape
    Go for a stroll on the beach or sit down with a drink to watch the sunset
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Knysna Lagoon, Knysna, Western Cape
    View the Lagoon when driving alongside it on the way to Tsitsikamma

    Stop At: Tsitsikamma National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, Eastern Cape
    Free time in Tsitsikamma National Park forms part of the standard itinerary
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Face Adrenalin
    After breakfast, we head to Tsitsikamma National Park with its unique combination of indigenous forest and beautiful Indian Ocean coastline. The Park has a wide choice of activities for all, including long and short hikes, crossing a suspension bridge and swimming.
    En route to Tsitsikamma National Park, we will stop at Bloukrans Bridge to view the world's highest bungee jump bridge (216m).
    Adventure seekers can opt for the bungee jump or a zipline adventure instead of spending time in the Park.

    Stop At: Untouched Adventures
    Guests have the option to join a kayak & lilo tour in Tsitsikamma National Park
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guests can choose between Backpacker and Guest House accommodation

    Day 4: Sedgefield - Wilderness - Cape Town

    Stop At: Eden Adventures - Wilderness
    Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Wilderness National Park, Wilderness, Western Cape
    Canoeing and hiking in Wilderness National Park
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 25 June 2019

    We decided to see a bit of the real South Africa while we were visiting, so chose the 4 day garden route adventure tour. Our only reservation was what the guest house accommodation would be like. Absolutely fantastic, everywhere we stayed had its own pool,...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Daniel L
    Earthstompers, General Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2019

    Good day, Daniel Thank you for the wonderful feedback and for rating your Earthstompers experience 5 stars! We are very pleased to read the comments about your tour. Thank you for mentioning the standard of the Guest Houses, we're very glad you enjoyed them so...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2019

    The tour was well organized and packed with either activity or travel. The "backpacker" accommodations exceeded expectations and were excellent value for money. Finally, Christine, our guide was engaged and were quite passionate about the area and the tour.More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank MStew90368
    Earthstompers, General Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2019

    Good day, Michael Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with Earthstompers! Super happy to hear that you had a great time on the Garden Route with Christine. Thank you for the compliments about organization and accommodations, we appreciate it...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2019 via mobile

    The tour was well organised, fun and never rushed. Our guide Christine was awesome and funny and she taught us a lot about SA.More

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    Earthstompers, General Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2019

    Hello Carina, Thank you so much for the 5 star review! Yay! We appreciate the feedback and are so happy to hear you had a great time on your Earthstompers Adventure with Christine. We will pass along your positive comments to her :) Thanks for...More

    Reviewed 2 April 2019

    Just came back to the US from an amazing trip in South Africa and so glad that I chose Earthstompers for my garden route part of my trip. In just 4 days we did so much and were so lucky that Ferne was guiding us...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank aaleks34
    Earthstompers, Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2019

    Hello there, Thank you SO much for the awesome review! Yay! We're so happy to hear about the great time you had on our tour! Ferne is a very special lady and excellent guide. We're really lucky to have such a strong and passionate team...More

    Reviewed 29 May 2018

    I did the 4-day Garden route and was really thrilled with the whole experience. Christine was the best guide, she took real good care of us, had a thousand stories about South Africa, Cape town and really gave us a great tour of the area...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Natalia N
    Earthstompers, Guest Relations Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

    Hi Natalia Thank you very much for reviewing our 4 day Garden Route tour and for rating us as "Excellent"! We really appreciate it! We're grateful to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much. Thank you for your comments about the tour style, your...More

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