South African Highlights Tour is a 10-day discovery of the secluded Cape Winelands, the road less traveled, Garden Route sites, and guest house and boutique hotel hospitality experiences. Enjoy the ‘Big 5’ game viewing in the Kruger National Park. Discover the African bush at a private game lodge and explore the awe-inspiring Panorama Route.
As this tour departs Cape Town on day 1, we recommend arriving a few days earlier to experience this incredible city.
The scheduled South African Highlights tour departs on selected Mondays in English and German. Choose to join others on the scheduled departure dates; with a maximum of 14 people. Alternatively; have a private guide for just your party/family or; there is also an option to drive yourselves on this tour (self-drive tour). The private and self-drive options may start on any day of the week, however; there may be slight price differences on other days. The tour is available in English and German. See scheduled departure dates.
Stellenbosch walking tour
Wine cellar tour, cheese, and wine pairing
Kruger National Park game viewing
‘Big 5’ 5* private game lodge
South African Highlights Tour Summary
|1||Cape Town to Wellington via Cape Winelands (±115km)|
|2||Wellington to Oudtshoorn (Garden Route) via Route 62 (±390km)|
|3 – 4||Oudtshoorn to Knysna via Cango Caves (±160km)|
|4||Wellington to Oudtshoorn via Route 62 (Garden Route) (±390km)|
|5||Knysna to Port Elizabeth (now called Gqeberha) via Eastern Garden Route (±260km)|
|6||Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (Flight own arrangements and account)|
|7||Johannesburg to White River via Pretoria (±380km)|
|8||White River to Hazyview via Kruger National Park (±150km)|
|9||Hazyview to Hoedspruit via Panorama Route (±220km)|
|10||Hoedspruit to Johannesburg (±460km)|
|Tour Language:||Bilingual – English and German|
South African Highlights Tour 2023 Rates
Scheduled Tour Rates from 1st November 2022 until 31st October 2023: R 41,670 per person sharing (Single Supplement: R 25,005). Children from 7-11 years pay R20,835
South African Highlights Scheduled and Private Guided Tour Includes:
Accommodation: 3 and 4-star guest houses and hotels and a 5* private game lodge
Meals: 9 x breakfasts and 3 x dinners
Transfers: 2 x shared airport transfers (Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg)
Entrance Fees: Taalmonument, Garden Route National Park conservation fee (Storms River Bridge), Voortrekker Monument, Blyde River Canyon, Lisbon Falls, God’s Window, Pinnacle, conservation fees into Kruger National Park, and a private game reserve.
Excursions: Cheese and wine pairing, wine cellar tour, Stellenbosch walking tour, Cango Caves heritage tour, ostrich farm tractor tour, short Pretoria city orientation tour, afternoon and morning open safari vehicle private game reserve game drives.
Green Seat: SANParks Honorary Rangers, Endangered Wildlife Trust, Trees for Tourism
Travel insurance, flights, toll fees, visa fees, porterages, meals not mentioned, optional excursions, gratuities, and personal expenses