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South Africa Family Adventure Holiday

From the top of Table Mountain to dramatic sea cliffs, beautiful sandy beaches and underground caverns, South Africa's Garden Route is a remarkable setting for this varied holiday. There is a wide range of adventures included - game viewing and boat trips to rafting and whale watching. We explore the dramatic coastline, visit the vibrant city of Cape Town and venture deep into the caverns of the Cango Caves.

Tour Highlights

  • Schotia Game Reserve - Search for lion and leopard on a game drive.
  • Teniqua Treetops - Stay in a unique eco-tented tree house; sleep, eat and shower up in the canopy of the forest all surrounded by birdsong and butterflies.
  • Table Mountain - Take a walk to the top of the iconic Table Mountain and see the city and landscape from the top.
  • Cape Town - Have a guided tour around a museum describing life under apartheid from an ex-resident
  • Hermanus and Plattenberg Bay - Spot humpback whales and dolphins (in season).
  • Tsitsikamma National Park - An exciting walk in a beautiful marine and forest park along the famous Garden Route.
  • Oudtshoorn - Visit the Cango Cave and an ostrich farm.

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Cape Town, Boulders Beach, Hout Bay

  • 2
    Table Mountain and Robben Island

  • 3
    Free morning with optional aquarium visit. Afternoon skateboard park visit

  • 4
    Cape Point, District Six Museum and whale watching Breede River

  • 5
    Rafting along the Breede River

  • 6
    Oudtshoorn and Cango Caves

  • 7
    Ostrich Farm and Tree house accommodation

  • 8
    Knysna and Plettenberg Bay

  • 9
    Free morning around Plettenberg Bay and beach with afternoon elephant sanctuary

  • 10
    Water park and Tsitsikamma Marine Park

  • 11
    Schotia Game Reserve

  • 12
    Port Elizabeth

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Family Discover South Africa
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Why Book this tour
Although there are numerous tours that travel along the Garden Route, few incorporate as many activities or possibilities to meet locals as this adventure. Starting in Cape Town and travelling to the beautiful sandy beaches in Plettenberg Bay, we visit the prison where Nelson Mandela was kept, meet local Cape Town kids in a skateboard park run as a youth initiative, are taken around District Six Museum by an ex-resident, see whales, stay in a tree house, whitewater raft and go on safari. A varied and interactive adventure showcasing the beauty of the country and its people.
Included meals 11 1 2
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 11 years
Transport
4WD, Bus, Boat, Ferry
Accommodation
4 nights Standard Guesthouse
2 nights Simple Camping
1 night Standard Bungalow
2 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Standard Cabins
1 night Standard Lodge
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16