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South Africa Family Adventure

  • Cape Town
  • Montagu
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Knysna
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Eastern Cape Safari
  • 12 nights from
  • £1,865 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1201

Holiday Overview

South Africa Family Adventure - Self Drive Holiday

A wonderful holiday suitable for families spanning South Africa. We have chosen specifically family friendly hotels and activities. Start off your adventure in Cape Town, before journeying across the country to the Eastern Cape and its fantastic game reserves. On the way stop of at the mountain town of Monatagu, Oudtshoorn, Kynsna and the Tsitsikamma National Park.

Start Cape Town / End Port Elizabeth

12 Nights / 13 Days

 

South Africa Family Adventure includes:

  • 3 Nights accommodation Cape Town
  • Car Hire
  • 1 Nights accommodation Montagu
  • 2 Nights accommodation Oudtshoorn
  • 2 Nights accomodation Knysna
  • 2 Nights accommodation Tsitsikamma
  • 2 Nights on Safari
1

Day 1 - Cape Town

Arrive in Cape Town. Transfer to your hotel abd spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Featured accommodation

Southern Sun The Cullinan

2

Day 2 - Cape Town

Enjoy a full days worth of exploring Cape Town. Ask your consultant for details on the many day tours available

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Southern Sun The Cullinan

3

Day 3 - Cape Town

Continue to explore Cape Town. At an agreed time your hire car will be delivered to your hotel.

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Southern Sun The Cullinan

4

Day 4 - Montagu

Montagu has been nicknamed the ‘mountain mecca’ of the Cape and is around half way between Cape Town and the ostrich capital, Oudsthoorn. Montagu is famous for its orchards, vineyards, interesting rock formations as well as its healing hot mineral springs

Featured accommodation

Montagu Country Hotel

5

Day 5 - Oudtshoorn

Continue easterly to Oudtshoorn, know as the Ostritch Capital of the world. The ostrich feather boom made instant millionaires of ostrich farmers in the early 1900’s, when feathers were a sought-after fashion piece by the likes of royalty and the upper crust. Feather palaces were built in and around the town of Oudtshoorn and they even went as far as to have ostriches pull Santa’s sleigh at Christmas!

Featured accommodation

Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant

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Day 6 - Oudtshoorn

Spend the day in Oudtshoorn. Perhaps visit the Cango Caves, a natural wonder of subterranean limstone caverns. Intrepid wildlife fans can go cage croc diving at the Cango Wildlife Ranch.

Featured accommodation

Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant

7

Day 7 - Knysna

The forested town of Knysna grew around its large, warm-watered lagoon and is still the town’s principal showcase.The lagoon is a protected marine reserve. Outdoor features like beaches, rivers, mountains and lakes orbit around the town and with it a host of activities. The Knysna Heads are a mammoth attraction of sheer cliffs that guard the entry into the lagoon: Many ships have perished in an attempt to sail past the heads, and today scuba divers can still see the remnants of the Paquita that sank in 1903. A paved pathway leads to the top of the eastern head and makes a terrific viewpoint and spectacular photos.

Featured accommodation

Knysna Log-Inn

8

Day 8 - Knysna

Spend the day in and around Knynsa. Perhaps take a cruise around the bay and Knysna Heads, or visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve with its abundance of plant, bird and small wildlife, including the rare Blue duiker, and a variety of marine life from dolphins to seals and, in season, whales.

Featured accommodation

Knysna Log-Inn

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Day 9 - Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma is a huge outdoor playground with incredible scenery like white Indian Ocean breakers pounding rocky shores beneath sheer high cliffs. The coastal scenery is further complemented by ever- green forests, fynbos, rivers and rocky ravines. This national park is also one of the biggest marine reserves in the world. Storms River cuts through the Tsitsikamma, and the world famous Otter hiking trail starts at the mouth of the river. Storms River also functions as a hub for adventure activities and guided hikes.

Featured accommodation

Tsitsikamma Lodge and Spa

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Day 10 - Tsitsikamma National Park

Spend another day in the Tsitsikamma National Park, optional activities include a trip to Monkeyland which is home to over 500 primates, including lemurs, howler monkeys and gibbons

Featured accommodation

Tsitsikamma Lodge and Spa

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Day 11 - on Safari

Venture onwards to Kuzuko Lodge for an exciting family safari. Your stay here includes full board with welcome drinks on arrival. Ensure to arrive before the afternoon game drive

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Kuzuko Lodge

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Day 12 - on Safari

Spend a full day on safari, with morning and evening game drives.

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Kuzuko Lodge

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Day 13 - Port Elizabeth

After your final morning game drive and breakfast, check out and drive to Port Elizabeth. Your adventure conlcudes after your hire car is returned in Port Elizabeth.

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