Days 1 - 4
Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic oceans, situated between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is fortunate to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
Days 4 - 6
Sandwiched between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains and the glistening Indian Ocean, this lush 200-kilometre stretch of coastal plain between Mossel Bay and Storms River Mouth provides one of the world’s most spectacular drives. Visitors typically base themselves at the heart of the Garden Route - either in Knysna, complete with its scenic lagoon; or neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, famous for its excellent beaches - and then spend a few days exploring countless surrounding attractions. Whether you are seeking pristine, uncrowded white-sand beaches, world-class golf courses, ancient forests, top-notch surf spots, extraordinary nature reserves, excellent hiking opportunities or exhilarating outdoor adventures such as bungee jumping or ziplining, the Garden Route has it all.
Shamwari Private Game Reserve
Days 6 - 9
Situated in the beautiful Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, Shamwari Private Game Reserve is internationally renowned for its spectacular array of wildlife. This 25 000 hectare reserve boasts various ecosystems featuring diverse vegetation which provides the ideal habitat for a range of wildlife including the infamous Big Five. It is known for its picturesque African vistas, abundant wildlife and offers world-class safari experiences. Visitors can enjoy an array of luxury accommodation options, cooking classes, game drives, bird watching, swimming, and fascinating bush walks. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Rhino Awareness Centre, the Born Free Big Cat Sanctuary, and Shamwari’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.