Cape Town, Langebaan, Tulbagh / Breede River Valley, Montagu, Oudtshoorn, Gondwana Game Reserve, Stellenbosch
Have a once in a lifetime experience, driving yourself through southern South Africa. With a detailed itinerary to keep you on track, you can travel and stop for breaks to explore when you desire. Enjoy fabulous food at your deluxe accommodation options, and partake in amazing game drives. The Winelands include some of the best culinary hightlights of Africa, you won’t be disappointed!
Day 01: Arrive Cape Town – Langebaan (B/-/-)
Upon arrival and completing entry formalities, collect your rental car and drive towards Langebaan. Langebaan off ers everything for the water and sun lover, a long beach, lots of sun, some fabulous restaurants and beach bars. Two nights at Windtown Lagoon Hotel.
Travel distance: 135.1 km
Day 02: Langebaan (B/-/-)
Enjoy the day at your own pace. If you’re interested in archaeology, visit the new Fossil Park just outside of town!
Day 03: Langebaan – Tulbagh / Breede River Valley (B/-/-)
Leaving the coastline behind, our journey takes us to the Cape’s unique countryside, with Tulbagh as today’s final destination. Aft er check in at The Tulbagh Boutique Heritage Hotel, take a leisurely walk along Church Street with its fabulous manicured Gardens and interesting small museums. Visit the surrounding wine estates for wine tasting and enjoy a lovely dinner at your hotel.
Travel distance: 129.5 km
Day 04: Montagu on Route 62 (B/-/D)
Montagu is one of the rock climbing hotspots in South Africa. The various walking trails are equally attractive leading through the stunning nature around the village. Visitors to the Novello Farm can meet a herd of Alpacas, walking through town brings visitors to various art galleries, studios and small craft businesses whilst enjoying the beautiful architecture of old times. A drive through the Breede River Valley leads to various wine estates, off ering some of the finest white and red wines of South Africa. Montagu itself is well known for its sweet Muscadel and dried fruit. Dinner consists of fine dining combined with beautiful wines of the region. Overnight stay at Mimosa Lodge.
Travel distance: 131.2 km
Day 05: Montagu – Oudtshoorn (B/L/D)
Depart from Montagu and drive through the small town of Barrydale before continuing to Ladismith. Travel to Calitzdorp, the capital of the local South African Port Wine industry then on to Oudtshoorn, the capital of the Little Karoo and is also known as ostrich capital. Visit Safari Ostrich Farm, where you will enjoy a tour followed by a traditional lunch.
Travel distance: 235.1 km
Days 06: Oudtshoorn (B/L/D)
Wake up at dawn and drive to Buff elsdrift Game Lodge for your Meerkat Safaris. Witness these incredible wild habituated creatures emerging out of their burrows, Buff elsdrift Game Lodge is situated in the heart of the Klein Karoo and off ers the ideal environment and vegetation for Meerkats to thrive. Enjoy olive tasting at Surval Olive Farm.
Travel distance: 10.3 km
Days 07: Oudtshoorn – Gondwana Game Reserve (B/L/D)
After a lovely breakfast, make your way to Gondwana Game Reserve near Mossel Bay. Being the only Vynbos reserve with free roaming Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, buff alo and elephant. Over 300 bird species can be viewed. Guided Safari drives in open 4×4 vehicles take place in the morning and late afternoon. Guests can also walk through the unique fynbos with a ranger or participate in a Horseback Safari.
Travel distance: 85.3 km
Day 08: Gondwana Game Reserve (B/L/D)
Continue to explore Gondwana Game Reserve and enjoy further Guided or Horseback Safaris.
Day 09: Gondwana – Stellenbosch (B/L/-)
Driving through some beautiful heritage villages, cross the scenic mountains. Enjoy magnificent views from False Bay to the Cape of Good Hope. We past Somerset West and arrive at Stellenbosch, the second oldest town of South Africa and now a bustling university town.
Travel distance: 365.8 km
Day 10: Stellenbosch (B/L/-)
Enjoy a culinary walk through historical Stellenbosch. You’ll hear delightful stories about the historic places you visit, including a visit to the oldest restored townhouse in the South Africa. Stop for local tea tasting and snacks. There will be a heritage lunch platter featuring some South African favourites.
Day 11: Depart Cape Town (B/-/-)
Spend the morning at leisure, before making your way to Cape Town’s Airport, where you drop- off your rental car and your journey comes to an end.
Travel distance: 50 km
Day 12: Arrive Australia (-/-/-)
Number of Days 12
Price From $4895
Price based on travel from April – September 2019, surcharges may apply.
International return flights to Cape Town
Deluxe Accommodation and daily breakfast
Most meals as indicated
Wine pairing dinner at Mimosa Lodge
Safari Ostrich Farm with lunch in Oudtshoorn
Meerkat Safari & Surval Farm Tour with Olive Tasting
Gondwana Game drives in open Safari Vehicles
Historical Stellenbosch Culinary walk
Car rental base on Hyundai Accent
Tipping at own discretion
Peak season surcharges may apply
(Fully Inclusive, Twin Share)
From $4,895 per person
Departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth cities flying South African Airways or Qantas.
Land Only From $3,095 per person, twin share (10 Nights)