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Cape Town: Garden & Safari Tour

15 days / 14 nights from €1,695 pp sharing: 

  • Valid for travel May-June 2017. 
  • €1695 per person sharing. 
  • Includes Group B car for 9 day. 
  • Supplements may apply for other dates

Excludes: Hotel delivery and one way drop off fee for car- payable locally - approx €90

Day 1; Arriving:

Flights:

Departure Options:

  • Dublin Airport 
  • Bole International Airport   
  • Port Elizabeth Airport   
  • OR Tambo International Airport   
  • Bole International Airport  

Arrival Options:

  • Bole International Airport   
  • Cape Town International Airport   
  • OR Tambo International Airport   
  • Bole International Airport   
  • Dublin Airport   

Transfers:

Pick Up: Cape Town International Airport [CPT]

Drop Off: Acorn House

Days 2-5;  Cape Town & Acorn House:

Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched 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 lucky enough 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 6 - 7; Stellenbosch & Summerwood Guest House:

A blend of historical architecture, student life, epicurean delights and oak-lined avenues, Stellenbosch is a picturesque university town surrounded by mountains and vineyards. A walking tour of the town centre allows visitors to take in its beautifully preserved Cape Dutch and Victorian architecture, as well as the many enticing art galleries, craft shops, clothing boutiques and gift stores, while foodies may prefer indulging in mouth-watering cuisine and fine wines at one of the chic restaurants or buzzing bistros. Stellenbosch is also the ideal base from which to explore the renowned local wine route, boasting a high proportion of the country’s leading wine estates.

Day 8; Oudtshoorn & The Thorntree Country House:

Oudtshoorn is famous for its ostriches and the magnificent Cango Caves. Located along the renowned Route 62, which takes motorists past one awe-inspiring sight after another, Oudtshoorn is known as the Ostrich Capital of the World: these huge birds are almost as common as people in this charming town. Other than ostriches and the wonderful feathers and meat they provide, the Oudtshoorn area also boasts the spectacular Cango Caves; the largest show cave system in Africa, permeated with sparkling stalactites and stalagmites and captivating rock formations.

Days 9 - 11; Plettenberg Bay & Christina Lodge:

The Portuguese explorers called it the Beautiful Bay, and it’s easy to see why – Plettenberg Bay is a picturesque, charming town with miles of pristine beaches, tranquil lagoons, clean rivers, indigenous forests and a dramatic rocky peninsula. Playground to the wealthy, beach mansions overlook the Indian Ocean, often dotted with luxury yachts, while leisure time is given over to polo and golf, among other things. However, all kinds of visitors will feel at peace here as simply swimming in the warm water on a safe beach is a great way to experience the beauty of Plettenberg Bay.

Days 12 - 14; Addo Elephant National Park & Kuzuko Lodge:

As South Africa’s third largest national park, the Addo National Elephant Park offers a truly unforgettable safari experience. This finely-tuned ecosystem provides a sanctuary to large numbers of elephant, lion, buffalo, black rhino, spotted hyena, leopard, antelope, zebra and over 400 bird species - to name but a few. The park is unique as it is the only park in the world to boast the “Big 7” - the Big 5 as well as the southern right whale and great white shark off the coast of the Algoa Bay. Spend your days marvelling at the extensive knowledge of the park’s experienced guides who offer exhilarating 4x4 safari adventures, exciting horse riding excursions, and wonderful night drives where you are likely to spot some fascinating nocturnal wildlife. Famed for its large herds of elephant, Addo provides an ideal, tranquil retreat for those looking to escape the stresses of big city living.

 

Day 15; Departure: 

Same airports as arrivals. 

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