Aerial view of Cape Town
Aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and an aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and an aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and Cape Town
The Garden Route and Cape Town
Beautiful views of Mauritius
Beautiful views of Mauritius

Cape Town, Garden Route and Mauritius

14 Nights from €3,559 Including Flights

Overview

This fourteen night itinerary shows you some of the ultimate sights in all of South Africa. Starting in the charming cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, you’ll get the chance to visit historical buildings and pretty vineyards. Then you’ll leave the city and journey down the Garden Route, a picturesque journey that takes you through coastal towns, working ostrich farms and fabulous natural sites. End this stunning holiday with a relaxing seven night at the stunning Preskil Island Resort in Mauritius. (TM+FM)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a full day Cape Point & Peninsula tour
  • Take part in a Cape Winelands tour
  • Visit an ostrich farm and enjoy a guided tour in Oudtshoorn
  • Explore the Cango Caves
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise into the Knysna Heads
  • Witness the Birds of Eden, the largest free flight bird aviary in the the world
  • Explore the Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Spend a week on the beautiful island of Mauritius
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly in to Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Winchester Mansions. This afternoon can be spent at leisure, or you may wish to get out and about and explore this beautiful city.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 2

This morning you will be picked up from the hotel for your scheduled full day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour. This is a truly awe-inspiring experience which takes you past magnificent beaches, stunning panoramas and picturesque coastal villages to the towering headland known as Cape Point. The tour ends as you return to your hotel during the late afternoon and you will stay here overnight.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 3

In the morning of the third day you’ll you embark on the Cape Winelands Tour. This is a wonderful drive, winding its way through the heart of the Cape Winelands offering the chance to see everything from superb mountain ranges, picturesque vineyards and relaxed Cape Dutch homesteads. Then you will return to Cape Town late in the afternoon for your overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 4

After breakfast on the fourth day you will check out and leave Cape Town, and depart on The Garden Route Highlights small group tour. Travel through the Huguenot Tunnel and onto the scenic Route 62 where you will stop for lunch (not included in cost) in Barrydale. From here you’ll continue to the sleepy town of Oudtshoorn – known as the ‘feather capital of the world’. You’ll get the chance to visit a working ostrich farm and enjoy a guided tour though the grounds. Check in to your accommodation in the late afternoon before enjoying dinner.

Overnight: Surval Boutique Olive Estate

Day 5

Today you will spend a morning enjoying a tour of the Cango Caves – this is one of South Africa’s top attractions and also one of the most impressive sights in the world. You’ll then travel onwards to the lagoon-side town of Knysna, a pretty town with a distinctly European flavour. Embark on a tranquil cruise into the Knysna Heads. Then when you return to the mainland, your journey continues to Plettenberg Bay for the following two nights.

Overnight: Hunters Country House

Day 6

After breakfast you’ll pay a visit Birds of Eden, which is the largest free-flight bird aviary in the world. After lunch you also have the option to go on the Whale & Dolphin boat experience before returning to Plettenberg Bay.

Overnight: Hunters Country House

Day 7

After breakfast you will journey along the final section of the Garden Route to the stunning Tsitsikamma National Park. You’ll get the chance to walk along the suspension bridge across the Storms River mouth gorge. It offers wonderful views and photo opportunities. Its then onto Port Elizabeth where your small group tour ends. Overnight in Port Elizabeth before your onward journey to the stunning island of Mauritius.

Overnight: The Beach Hotel.

Day 8 -  14

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Mauritius via Johannesburg and spend the next seven days at the stunning Preskil Island Resort.

With thatched roofs and vibrant décor, the resort has managed to retain its authentic Mauritian feel. Set on a unique peninsula South East of Mauritius. Only ten minutes from the airport but largely undisturbed by noise. The views of Lion mountain and the nature reserve Ile aux Aigrettes are breathtaking.

Days can be spent relaxing by the pool or on the long stretch of white sand beach, or you can keep yourself entertained with the wide array of activities on offer – water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, glass bottom boat, cooking classes and learning how to speak Mauritian Creole to name just a few.  Kids are also well catered for with their own club offering sustainable activities, local music instruments and games.

For a sense of well-being why not pay a visit to the Banyan spa where you will find a hammam, sauna, hairdresser and a wonderful selection of relaxing treatments available.

Overnight: Preskil Island Resort

Day 15

Today you will be transferred Mauritius Airport for your flight back home.

Please note: It may be possible to substitute the accommodation above with an alternative choice.  Similarly, it may be possible to change the number of nights spent in each destination.  Please advise our Africa specialists who will be happy to tailor-make your perfect holiday for you.

The Garden Route Highlights small group tour departs every Monday from Cape Town

Departures may be available from Port Elizabeth during certain times of the year, please call for details.  The itinerary for this will match that above, but will be in reverse.

Please note, during certain times of the year, alternative hotels may be used.

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