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The 5-Day Garden Route and Addo South African Adventure is a fast-paced, adventure-packed tour showcasing the best of what the African continent has to offer.

Day 1: Visit a colony of endangered African Penguins in Betties Bay, followed by lunch in Hermanus. Hermanus is known for being a location where you can see Southern Right Whales who are usually spotted from July to November. Continue your journey on to Cape Agulhas, the furthest Southern point of the African continent. Spend the night in Cape Agulhas and enjoy a traditional potjie (South African stew) for supper.

Day 2: Cross the mountains towards the Little Karoo, a semi-desert area with a very different landscape from the coastline. Sample local wine in the area and continue on to explore the Cango Caves. Spend the night in Oudtshoorn, known as the Ostrich Capital of the World, and sample ostrich kebabs for supper.

Day 3: Venture back to the coastline and experience a canoe ride through the Wilderness National Park on the Touw River. Explore the park and it's native forest, waterfall and rock pools. In the afternoon, visit the famous seaside town of Knysna, enjoy lunch or shopping at the Knysna Waterfront. Enjoy a typical African barbeque for dinner and spend the night in Myoli Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Day 4: Travel to the Tsitsikamma National Park, known for its beautiful coastline by the Indian Ocean and native forest. Feel free to take some leisure time for hiking, crossing a suspension bridge, swimming or simply enjoying a drink overlooking the ocean. In the afternoon, explore the Eastern Cape, and spend the night in a working citrus farm in the Addo area.

Day 5: Spend the morning on a game drive in the Addo Elephant National Park, home to amazing wildlife such as lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and more than 600 elephants. After an exciting morning of game viewing, clients will be dropped off at the location of their choice in Port Elizabeth, where the tour ends between approximately 1pm and 2pm on Friday
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Storms River Suspension Bridge
Wilderness National Park
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See some of South Africa's most impressive natural beauty during a 5-day Garden Route road trip. Head to the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. Take a canoe ride in Wilderness National Park. Go hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park. Sip local beer and wine. Soak up the sun on the beaches of the southern coast. Go on a game drive in Addo Elephant National Park. This adventure is one-way, starting in Cape Town and concluding in Port Elizabeth.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Absolute Blast!

Would highly recommend this 5 day tour as you get to see all the Garden Route sights in a perfect amount of time! Love the places and restaurants our guide took us too and the quirky little towns we stopped at on the way! All...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic trip with wonderful people

We've just come back to Germany from our trip to South Africa. One of our highlights was most definitely the Garden Route tour with our guide Christine. Perfect weather, a wonderful group and many unforgettable experiences. The accommodations were always so comfortable, clean and the...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 15 March 2018
Amazing adventure! Highly recommend Ferne!

Did the 5 day Garden route last July (2017) and absolutely loved it! It was efficient and well ran from before even getting to South Africa, Earthstompers kept in contact prior to organise pick up from the hostel I was staying at /full itinerary/ tour...More

Thank kimberleydutton
Earthstompers, Guest Relations Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Good day, Kimberley Wow, this is such a fantastic review! Thank you SO much. You make our hearts swell with pride when reading feedback like this. We are so happy that you enjoyed all of the above, so much! Thank you for celebrating your birthday...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Excellent Trip, great tour guide and food

My husband and I booked this tour for a November departure. As we had a large group, two mini buses were required and we were blessed to have Rochelle as our tour guide. We elected to stay in the guesthouses, which were flawless. At all...More

Thank CCstar14
Earthstompers, Guest Relations Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Good day Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback about your Garden Route experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and accommodation that we selected for the overnights. Thank you also for the comment about...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018
An experience to remember!!

I did the 5 day Garden Route tour and this was my first visit to South Africa so was a little nervous. Once I met our tour guide Christine and the other group members I knew what a great trip I would be in for...More

Thank christinalouise465
Earthstompers, Guest Relations Manager at Earthstompers Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Good day, Christina Thank you very much for the 5 Star review! We appreciate the feedback, thank you so much for taking the time. We are so happy to read about your Garden Route experience with guide, Christine. As you say, a trip like this...More

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