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Winelands and Garden Route Holiday

Winelands and Garden Route Holiday Overview

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

This tour starts at Cape Town and ends at Port Elizabeth.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the best of the Western Cape Winelands
  • Experience the Cango Caves and the Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farm
  • Admire the beauty of Knysna and the lush Garden Route

Tour Description

Explore the winelands of the Western Cape and taste world class wines from farms in Stellenbosch, Franschoek and Paarl.
Discover the Klein Karoo town of Oudsthoorn and its ostrich farms as well as the ancient labyrinth that is the Cango Caves. 

Take a ferry ride across the Knysna Lagoon to the Featherbed Nature Reserve and the Knysna Heads. Wander the town of Knysna and walk in the ancient yellowood forests of the Tsitsikamma.

Best Time to Travel

This tour is great all year round.

Tour Summary

Discover world-class wines in the magnificent Cape Winelands before embarking on South Africa's most famous stretch of coast line, the Garden Route.

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Winelands and Garden Route Holiday Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Cape Town / Winelands
Arrive at Cape Town International Airport where a travel representative will meet you and assist you to your Drive South Africa rental car. From Cape Town International Airport drive out to the  Western Cape's largest wine producing area, the Cape Winelands. This area boasts over 200 wine cellars and bottles some of the world's finest wines.

Day 2: Winelands
Spend the day discovering the Cape Winelands at your own pace. A haven of gracious, white-gabled farmsteads evoking a rich, elegant heritage, the Cape Winelands are the heart of South Africa's grape and wine production, steeped in history and scenic beauty. Stellenbosch, Paarl, and Franschhoek are renowned for their hospitality and picturesque scenery. Visit some of the areas many wine farms or soak up the tranquility with a stroll down the quaint streets in the historical town centres where museums and monuments pay homage to a rich history.

Day 3: Winelands / Oudtshoorn
Depart the Cape Winelands and head for ‘Route 62’, one of South Africa's magnificent travel routes, an alternative to the N2, this lesser known and less travelled route is a shorter, scenic alternative to the main highway. Make your way via Robertson, to Montagu and onto towns like Barrydale and Calitzdorp, a port wine producing area. Arrive in the 'feather capital', Oudtshoorn with its large ostrich farming industry, we recommend a visit to an ostrich show farm and a trip to the Cango Caves, this wonderful underground labyrinth offers standard or adventure tours.

Day 4: Oudtshoorn / Knysna
On Day 4, travel over the scenic Outeniqua Pass to George, nestled below the Outeniqua Mountains and on to the lagoon town of Knysna, situated between lush forest and a tranquil lagoon. Knysna's idyllic setting, excellent seafood and abundance of recreational activities make it a popular holiday destination.

Day 5: Knysna
Explore Knysna, we recommend a trip across the lagoon to the Feather Nature Reserve for a stroll through the forests and a view of the famous Knysna Heads. These majestic sandstone cliffs strike imposing figures guarding the mouth of the Knysna Lagoon. The town of Knysna has fascinating shops and walkways as well as excellent seafood restaurants and of course oyster bars along the waterfront.

Day 6: Knysna / Port Elizabeth

Travel to Port Elizabeth today, passing the ancient yellowood forests of the Tsitsikamma, arrive in Port Elizabeth where you drop off your Drive South Africa hire car and check in for your onward flight.

Please Note: This program can be operated in reverse from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.

Pricing Details

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Pricing Notes

Per person sharing.

Optional Activities

  • Bungee jumping

Includes & Excludes


  • Meet and Greet Service at the Cape Town Airport
  • 2 nights in the Cape Winelands on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
  • 1 night in Oudtshoorn on a Bed and Breakfast Basis
  • 2 nights in Knysna on a Bed and Breakafst Basis


  • Entrance Fees
  • Any additional meals not specified in the Itinerary above
  • Car Hire and one way fee

Selecting Your Vehicle

Available Vehicles

You are not restricted to these vehicles, these are just our recommendations. If you have something else in mind don't hesitate to mention it in your enquiry comments.

Hyundai i20 Hatch

Hyundai i20 Hatch
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 2x med.

Good looks, quality build and easy-flat seating in this economical hatch

Audi A3

Audi A3
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 4x adults
  • Luggage: 2x med. 1x small

Comfort, quality and sheer driving pleasure in this compact executive

Hyundai H1 8 Seater

Hyundai H1 8 Seater
  • Manual Transmission
  • Air Conditioning & Radio-CD
  • Power Steering
  • 8x adults
  • Luggage: 5x med.

Ideal transporters for large families and groups.

Tsitsikamma  by bass_nroll

Tsitsikamma by bass_nroll

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