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6 Day Cape to Addo Tour(Return)


Our 6 Day Cape to Addo Park Safari is a unique, safe and affordable way to experience the thrill of game driving in an authentic BIG 5, 145 000ha National Game Park, while touring the coastal regions of both the Western and Eastern Cape. On this tour nothing is left out as we explore the Whale Route, Route 62, Little Karoo and Garden Route all the way to Jeffrey’s Bay, Mandela Bay and Port Elizabeth.

Each Cape to Addo Safari is professionally driven and guided by an experienced South African tour leader and the itinerary is packed full of unique African experiences and exciting discoveries…Game driving, ski-boat cruises, beer tasting, caving, zip lining, bungi jumping, hot springs, horse riding, river canoeing, elephant riding…the list goes on…and on.

Tour Itinerary – Departures every Saturday

Day 1 _ Cape Town to Struisbaai: Overberg, Whale Route, Cape Agulhus

Departing Cape Town at 8:30 am and Stellenbosch at 9:30 am, our exciting journey begins today as we join the world famous whale route in Gordons Bay for a stunning drive along the picturesque R44 mountain pass overlooking False Bay to the vibrant coastal town of Hermanus. After an opportunity to take some photographs and a picnic lunch on the seafront, we continue to Birkenhead Brewery to sample some fine beers before moving on to the southernmost tip of Africa in Cape Agulhas National Park.

After a visit to the lookout point we make our way to the harbour where there is an option to embark on an exciting ski-boat cruise to search for dolphin and whales (June to November). After our cruise we take a walk back to our accommodation along “Die Plaat”, the longest beach in the Southern Hemisphere. This day is designed to be a relaxing one for you to get to know your fellow travellers, to get used to travelling in our vehicle and to settle into the comfortable routine of life on tour.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Backpacker dorm -Cape Agulhas Backpackers:

http://www.capeagulhasbackpackers.com/

Facilities: Shared ablutions, bar, internet, swimming pool

Route: Cape Town to Struisbaai ±260 km

Travel time: ±4 hrs

Included Highlight: Land Based Whale Watching in Hermanus / Shopping

Beer/wine tasting at Birkenhead Brewery

Optional Activities: Shark cage diving

Day 2 _ Cape Agulhas to Sedgefield: Canoeing & Hike

After a relaxing breakfast we start driving inland again, this time towards the famed Garden Route!

After a scenic drive we begin a beautiful canoe trip down one of the many tranquil rivers in the area, followed by a short hike to a stunning waterfall.

We finish off the day with some beach time down at Myoli Beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm: Sedgefield

Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, entertainment areas

Route: Struisbaai to Sedgefield ± 340 km

Travel time: ±4 hrs

Included Highlight: Canoe trip & hike to waterfall

Day 3 _ Oudtshoorn day trip: Little Karoo, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Wildlife

Rehabilitation Ranch

We begin the day with a drive over the picturesque Outeniqua mountain range into the semi desert region of the Klein Karoo and Oudtshoorn. Known as the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn is situated in a beautiful valley between the Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains, and offers the wildlife and adventure enthusiast loads to choose from!

The Cango Caves will be the first stop and here we’ll embark on a 1-hour guided tour of the cave system to view its massive caverns and a wonderland of stalactite and stalagmite formations, millions of years old. Cango Caves is a world heritage site and one of the great wonders of the natural world. If you enjoy spelunking and don’t mind trying to squeeze through some smaller gaps then you are also welcome to take the 1.5 hour adventure tour!

Next is an option to view and ride ostriches on a working ostrich farm, or go on a guided tour of the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch for an opportunity to pet cheetah, cage dive with crocodiles and view many rare and endangered animal species.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm: Sedgefield

Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, free shuttle service to PiliPili Beach bar

Route: Sedgefield to Oudtshoorn day trip ±190 km

Travel time: ±3 hrs

Included Highlight: Standard or adventure guided tour of Cango Caves

Optional Activities: Tour of a working Ostrich farm + riding (weight restriction apply to riders), Cango Endangered Wildlife ranch

Day 4 _ Sedgefield – Jeffrey’s Bay: Monkey Sanctuary, Elephant Sanctuary, Kloofing, Bloukrans Bungee & Tsitsikamma National Park

This morning we drive through Knysna on our way to the Crags where you have a number of options to choose from:

  1. Elephant Sanctuary where you learn about, and interact with orphaned elephants.
  2. Monkey Sanctuary where rescued monkeys roam free in a large jungle area.
  3. Kloofing trip through a spectacular gorge with jumps, abseils and swimming.

Our next stop is the World’s highest commercial Bungee Jump at 216 meters where you have the opportunity to experience this adrenalin pumping activity.

Finally, to end the day we take a beautiful walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma National Park to the Storms river swing bridges before we head to the famous surfing town of Jeffreys Bay where we stay at a backpackers directly on the beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation:  Backpacker dorm; Island Vibe Backpackers, Jbay (for those doing Addo morning trip or spend the morning in Jbay)

Facilities: Shared ablutions, bar, restaurant, internet

Route: Sedgefield to Storms River/Jbay

Travel time: ±2-3 hrs

Included Highlight: Tsitsikamma Forest

Optional Activities: Elephant Sanctuary, Monkeyland, Bloukrans bungee jump (216m), Bloukrans Bridge walking tour

Day 5 – Jeffrey’s Bay – Addo National Park – Sedgefield: Game Drive (Addo), Surfing, shopping time (Jeffrey’s bay)

There are 2 options to choose from this morning.

  1. Sleep in and take some time in the morning to explore the towns many surf factory shops, or go for a surf lesson in one of the most famous surf spots on earth.
  2. Wake up early and head to Addo Elephant National park where we go on a morning game drive to view the multitudes of wild animals. Addo is home to the Big 5 and it also has the highest concentration of African Elephants in the world!

We then take a relaxed drive back towards Sedgefield for the night. If there is time available we will visit the famous Knysna Heads for some absolutely amazing pictures where the ocean meets the inlet to the Knysna Lagoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Backpacker dorm: Cape to Addo house – Sedgefield

Facilities: Shared ablutions, internet, pool, entertainment areas, free shuttle service to PiliPili beach Bar

Route: Jbay – Addo NP – Sedgefield +-470 km’s

Travel time: ±6 hrs

Included Highlight: Storms River/Jeffrey’s Bay/Knysna Heads

Optional Activities: Black Water Tubing, Canopy Tour, Surf Lessons, Shopping, Addo Elephant NP tour (morning)

Day 6 – Sedgefield to Cape Town: Return to Cape Town via Sir Lowry’s Pass

After breakfast overlooking the ocean in Sedgefield, we start our journey back to Cape Town. Our first stop is a once in a lifetime experience, walking with lions! This informative walk allows you to get some amazing photos while getting up close and personal with these amazing creatures We then visit an Aloe factory in Albertinia and enjoy a wonderful scenic drive via Swellendam and Sir Lowry’s Pass. We arrive in Cape Town early Saturday afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast

Route: Sedgefield – Cape Town +-450 km’s

Travel time: ±5 hrs

Optional Activities: Lion Walk

Tour Price: 6 Day Cape to Addo Safari (return) departs Saturdays. Min Pax Dorm Single Double pp sharing

Dorm – R5500.00 – per person

Single – R6500.00 – per person

Double per person sharing – R6250.00 per person

Included in the price

  • All accommodation + bedding
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily
  • All transport in vehicle with AC, CD player and reclining seats
  • Visit to Cape Agulhas
  • Beer/Wine tasting in Hermanus
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Cango Caves OR Cango Wildlife ranch entry fee
  • Knysna Heads
  • Entrance to Wilderness National park
  • Canoe trip and hike to waterfall in Wilderness
  • Visit to an aloe factory
  • Stop at Storms River/Jeffreys Bay

Optional activity rates:

Please note that these rates are subject to change without prior notice as per the service providers.

Area Activity Price From

  • Gansbaai Shark cage diving** (to be pre-booked) R1750
  • Oudtshoorn Cango Ostrich Farm R65
  • Oudtshoorn Cango Wildlife Ranch R145
  • Oudtshoorn Pet a hand raised cheetah R200
  • Oudtshoorn Cage diving with crocodiles R330
  • Mossel Bay Lion walk R420
  • Tsitsikamma Bloukrans Bungy Jump R850
  • Tsitsikamma Bloukrans bridge walking tour R100
  • Addo NP Game drive with SANP R280
  • Jeffrey’s Bay Surfboard & wetsuit rental per hour R50
  • The Crags Elephant walking, riding and feeding R480
  • The Crags Monkeyland R150

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