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Wild Garden Photography
Sunday, Day 1
Welcome and Sawubona in Cape Town! Meet your fellow photo tour travellers and be our guest at a Welcome Drink and Dinner.
Monday, Day 2
After breakfast we drive around Cape Peninsula, visiting South Africa’s oldest wine estate Groot Constantia and continuing along the coast to the rocky promontory of Cape Point, where we also visit the famous Cape Of Good Hope. In Simon’s Town you will see African penguins. We continue on one of the most beautiful costal roads in the world, the world famous Chapman's Peak Drive, back to Cape Town.
Tuesday, Day 3
Cape Town > Arniston
We leave Cape Town for a spectacular drive around False Bay via Gordens Bay and Betty’s Bay, and on to the historic coastal resort of Hermanus, where we might even see whales (depending on the season). We continue to Cape L'Agulhas, the southern most point of Africa and the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean. Overnight stay will be in the old fisherman's village of Arniston.
Wednesday, Day 4
Arniston > Knysna
Today we go to the picturesque town of Swellendam with its historical cape dutch buildings. In Mossel Bay we will visit the Bartolomeu Dias Ship Museum and continue on the famous Garden Route to Knysna.
Thursday, Day 5
After visiting the Knysna Elephant Park we head straight to an Original Wildlife Park. During our stay you will enjoy an unforgettable African experience. For our overnight stay we selected a typical African lodge.
Friday, Day 6
Knysna > Port Elizabeth
Starting the day we continue our photo tour along the Garden Route, via the Grootrivier Pass, Bloukrans Pass and stop for lunch at the Tsitsikamma National Park. Passing the wide stretches of African bush country, we arrive in Port Elizabeth.
Saturday, Day 7
Port Elizabeth > Graaff-Reinet
Our first highlight today is an amazing Game Drive at the Addo Elephant National Park, where you have a high chance of seeing elephants, kudus, zebras, giraffes and with a little luck you might even see lions and rhinos. Continuing through Olifantskop Pass we enjoy magnificent roads with hardly any traffic in the Great Karoo. We pass the frontier town of Somerset East and reach the historic town of Graaff-Reinet.
Sunday, Day 8
Graaff-Reinet > Oudtshoorn
Today the Valley of Desolation and the endless flat plains of the Great Karoo lie in front of us. For the next two nights we stay at the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn.
Monday, Day 9
Would you like to ride an ostrich? Visiting the Safari Ostrich Farm you will get to see them up close. A visit at the famous Cango Caves and a relaxed afternoon at the hotel's swimming pool makes this day perfect.
Tuesday, Day 10
Oudtshoorn > Montagu
We cross the Little Karoo through wild and rugged country, passing Calitzdorp, Ladismith and Barrydale on famous R62 - the South African Route 66. Taking the steep hills and slopes on Tradouws Pass we continue through green valleys and arrive in the historic town of Montagu.
Wednesday, Day 11
Montagu > Stellenbosch
We spend the day riding several passes, visiting the old French town of Franschhoek with its Huguenot Monument and fine restaurants. In Stellenbosch we go for a Wine Tasting and Tour on the 2nd oldest wine estate of South Africa.
Thursday, Day 12
Stellenbosch > Cape Town
On our last day, we visit historical Stellenbosch and return to Cape Town. After a leisure afternoon we meet for our traditional Farewell Dinner at the Cape Town V & A Waterfront. Hamba Kahle South Africa!
South Africa Wild Garden Photo Tour - what's included:
* Guided Adventure Tour by Reuthers Photo Tour Guide
* Travelling in comfortable Van / Mini Bus
* 12x Accommodation Middleclass Hotels/Lodges in shared Double Room (1 common bed)
* All Accommodation including Breakfast
* Standard WiFi at Hotels
* Reuthers Secured Payment Certificate (Sicherungsschein)
* Reuthers Tour Book with Itineraries and Tips
* Reuthers Travel Lecture South Africa
* Reuthers Welcome Drink
* Welcome- and Farewell-Dinner in Restaurants
* African Wildlife Safari with Dinner
* Transfers Airport-Hotel-Airport
* Entrance Fees
* Reuthers Rewards
Per Person = ZAR 26545
Single Room extra charge = ZAR 11655
Twin Room (2 separate beds) extra charge = ZAR 1785
All pricing payable in South African Rand.
3% "Early Bird Discount" (booking more than 12 months prior tour start)
2% "Golden Ager Discount" (age min 60 years prior tour start)
10% "Group Discount" (from 8 participants, all registrations within one week, common Payment of Balance by Bank Transfer)
Please note: Total Discount max. 10% for Deposit by Credit Card and Payment of Balance by Bank Transfer. No Discount for Deposit and Payment of Balance by Credit Card or by PayPal.
Of course we also realise individual dates for VIPs, private and group tours.