Cape Town & Garden Route Self Drive

Welcome to Cape Town! There's music, shows, birding, gardens dining and a multitude of shopping and art venues to choose from. The early settlers in Stellenbosch were encouraged to plant Oak Trees and today, Stellenbosch's oak lanes bear testimony in the town being known as 'Eikestad' meaning village of oaks.

Stellenbosch, the second oldest town with the most historic buildings of any in South Africa. It’s a must to take a pleasant stroll through its oak lined streets and to visit a museum where you can walk into four beautifully restored old houses of different styles.

The Garden Route and Klein Karoo area in Knysna is the perfect holiday destination with so much to do and see. The tours and activities along the route will allow you to experience all the facets of the beautiful Garden Route and Klein Karoo area in all its splendor.
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  • Cape Town
  • Stellenbosch
  • Knysna
  • Eastern Cape

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Cape Town
Day 1 to 3

Mother Nature surpassed herself when crafting the Mother City. Whether jogging along Sea Point Promenade, climbing up Lion’s Head in the dawn light, clambering over giant boulders at Sandy Bay or driving the amazing coastal roads down to Cape Point, you will never fail to feel your spirits soar as you take in the breathtakingly beautiful vistas. You don’t need to break a sweat; sipping wine on a historic farm in Constantia or enjoying a picnic at an outdoor concert in  are equally memorable ways to commune with Cape Town’s great outdoors. Wrenching yourself away from the magnetic mountain and all the delights of the Cape Peninsula is a challenge, but within an hour you can exchange urban landscapes for the charming towns, villages and bucolic estates of Winelands destinations such as Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.

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Bars / RestaurantsChild FriendlySpa / WellnessWifiSwimming PoolBeachAirport ShuttleBaby Sitting ServiceLaundry ServiceGymWheelchair FriendlyOffice / Conference FacilitiesHotel / LodgeSight Seeing
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
3
Bed & Breakfast
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Stellenbosch
Day 4 and 5

Stellenbosch is the second-oldest and undoubtedly the most scenically attractive and historically preserved town in southern Africa. The name conjures up images as few other towns or cities can. History is reflected in the neo-Dutch, Georgian and modern-Victorian architecture that encompasses simple lines, fine detail and elegant proportions that bear witness to a proud and dignified heritage. Oak-lined streets, where jagged lines of trees etched against white walls transform the streets into soft, shady tunnels, offer welcome relief from the hot sun. The mild weather and unique terroir is ideal for wine-growing and the region has amassed many international awards over the years.

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Bars / RestaurantsWifiSwimming PoolAirconLaundry ServiceOffice / Conference FacilitiesSatellite TVHotel / LodgeSight Seeing
Batavia Boutique Hotel
2
Bed & Breakfast
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Knysna
Day 6 and 7

Knysna is situated between lush forests and the shores of a peaceful estuary and offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people. Visitors are spoilt for choice with a kaleidoscope of unforgettable experiences to choose from. From leisurely relaxation, high energy adventure and sporting activities to shopping, haute cuisine, Knysna oysters or downing the locally brewed beer, Knysna reflects the finer things in life. Track the mysterious Knysna forest elephant, take a ferry trip or a sunset yacht cruise, hike or cycle in the beautiful forests, take a walk on the beach or sip your favourite drink while watching the sun set over the estuary.

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Bars / RestaurantsWifiBeachAirconHotel / LodgeGame ViewingHikingOff Road / 4x4Sight Seeing
St James of Knysna
2
Bed & Breakfast
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Port Elizabeth
Day 8 to 10

Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, this major sea port and tourist destination is set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay, and is fondly referred to as the Friendly Eco-City. Within the city there are some beautiful parks with well landscaped gardens, two of the larger ones are: St Georges Park, which covers 73 hectares and is home to the world famous Port Elizabeth Cricket Club, the oldest Bowling Green in South Africa, Prince Alfred’s Guard Memorial and the 1882 Victorian Pearson Conservatory. The other Park being the 54 hectare Settler’s Park in the city centre, which is a nature lover’s paradise, as it boasts beautiful flora and fauna. Overseas tourists will be happy to hear that even at the seaside you can enjoy the awe inspiring wildlife of Africa, as there are a number of wildlife reserves in the area around Port Elizabeth.

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Bars / RestaurantsSpa / WellnessLaundry ServiceGymOffice / Conference FacilitiesSatellite TVHotel / Lodge
No 5 Boutique Art Hotel
3
Bed & Breakfast
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