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South Africa
Wild Garden

South Africa

Fabulous beaches, wide steppes, quaint little towns and the bustling city of Cape Town await you on your journey through South Africa. Let the extraordinary magic of the southernmost African country come to life. The adventure Africa and unforgettable impressions are waiting for you. All you have to do is reach out and grab it. Reuthers makes it possible!

 

The Route for the South Africa Wild Garden Tour

 

The Route:

arrow down Day 1: Cape Town

Cape Town, Table Mountain, South Africa

Welcome and Sawubona in Cape Town! Meet your fellow bus tour travellers and be our guest at a Welcome Drink and Dinner.

arrow down Day 2: Cape Town

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 3: Cape Town > Arniston

Cape L'Agulhas, South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 4: Arniston > Knysna

Bartolomeu Dias Ship Museum, Mossel Bay, South Africa

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.

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Wildlife Park, Giraffes, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 6: Knysna > Port Elizabeth

Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

Starting the day we continue our bus 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.

arrow down Day 7: Port Elizabeth > Graaff-Reinet

Addo Elephant National Park South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 8: Graaf-Reinet > Oudtshoorn

Valley of Desolation, Great Karoo, South Africa

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.

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Ostrich Safari Farm, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 10: Oudtshoorn > Montagu

R62 - South Africa Route 66

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.

arrow down Day 11: Montagu > Stellenbosch

Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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.

arrow down Day 12: Stellenbosch > Cape Town

Oom Samie, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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!

Learn more about this Guided Bus Tour:

arrow down What's included - Pricing - Dates

What's included:
* The Original Tour - developed and organised by Reuthers
* Reuthers Tour Guide - trained and multilingual
* Travelling in comfortable Mini Bus / Van
* 12x Accommodation Middleclass Hotels/Lodges in shared Double Room
* Accommodations including Breakfast
* Secured Payment Certificate (Sicherungsschein)
* Reuthers Tour Book with Itineraries and Tips
* Reuthers Travel Lecture (in English)
* Reuthers Welcome Drink
* Welcome Dinner in Restaurant
* Farewell Dinner in Restaurant
* African Wildlife Safari + Dinner
* Transfers Airport > Hotel > Airport
* Entrance Fees
* Reuthers Rewards

Dates:
12.Nov.-23.Nov.2017
26.Nov.-7.Dec.2017
7.Jan.-18.Jan.2018
21.Jan.-1.Feb.2018
4.Feb.-15.Feb.2018
18.Feb.-1.Mar.2018
4.Mar.-15.Mar.2018
7.Oct.-18.Oct.2018
21.Oct.-1.Nov.2018
4.Nov.-15.Nov.2018
18.Nov.-29.Nov.2018
2.Dec.-13.Dec.2018
6.Jan.-17.Jan.2019
20.Jan.-31.Jan.2019
3.Feb.-14.Feb.2019
17.Feb.-28.Feb.2019
3.Mar.-14.Mar.2019
6.Oct.-17.Oct.2019
20.Oct.-31.Oct.2019
3.Nov.-14.Nov.2019
17.Nov.-28.Nov.2019
1.Dec.-12.Dec.2019
Of course we also realise individual dates for VIPs, private and group tours.

Pricing:
Per Person = ZAR 26545
Twin Room extra charge (2 separate beds instead of 1 common bed) = ZAR 1785
Single Room extra charge (instead of shared Double Room) = ZAR 11655
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Optional Bookings:
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = ZAR 1200
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = ZAR 1200
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in Single Room = ZAR 2200
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = ZAR 1200
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = ZAR 1200
Additional Accommodation after the tour in Single Room = ZAR 2200

All pricing payable in South Africa 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.

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