Garden Route and Addo Elephant National Park Exploration – 8 days

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Embark on an unforgettable 8-day adventure exploring the captivating beauty of South Africa’s Garden Route and the incredible wildlife at Addo Elephant National Park. Immerse yourself in stunning landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and indulge in thrilling activities along your journey. This SEO-friendly itinerary will guide you through the highlights of the region, ensuring an enriching and memorable experience.


Upon arrival in Cape Town, take some time to relax and acclimate to the city. Visit popular attractions such as Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront, and the vibrant streets of Long Street. Immerse yourself in the city's rich cultural and historical heritage.

Embark on a scenic drive along the Garden Route to Mossel Bay. Explore the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, which encompasses the Maritime Museum, the Shell Museum, and a replica of the Caravel ship. Enjoy activities like sandboarding, shark cage diving, or simply relax on the pristine beaches.

Continue your journey to Knysna, known for its stunning lagoon and famous Heads viewpoint. Take a leisurely cruise around the lagoon or explore the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Proceed to Plettenberg Bay, where you can visit the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary or the Birds of Eden.

Marvel at the awe-inspiring landscapes of Tsitsikamma National Park, renowned for its lush forests, dramatic coastline, and the iconic Storms River Mouth Suspension Bridge. Enjoy activities like forest hikes, canopy tours, kayaking, or swimming in the clear waters.

Navigate towards Addo Elephant National Park, home to a vast array of wildlife, including herds of elephants, lions, buffalo, and more. Embark on thrilling game drives, guided bush walks, and bird watching safaris. Immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of this remarkable park.

Visit the charming town of Graaff-Reinet, known for its well-preserved Cape Dutch architecture. Explore the Valley of Desolation in the Camdeboo National Park, offering breathtaking panoramic views. Visit the Reinet House Museum and discover the town's history and cultural heritage.

Bid farewell to the Garden Route as you travel back to Cape Town. Reflect on the amazing experiences and memories you've gathered throughout your journey.

  • Accommodation throughout the itinerary
  • Transportation (car rental or guided tour)
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guided game drives and activities at Addo Elephant National Park
  • Breakfasts
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Garden Route and Addo Elephant National Park Exploration – 8 days

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