South Africa: Cape of Adventures

  • Destination: South Africa
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Price: $1280

Overview

Situated at the southern tip of Africa with 3000km coastline washed by the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans, South Africa is truly a land of wonders! It is one of the most beautiful and diverse countries in the world. Home of Cape Town where adventurous activities meets new levels, from The famous Table Mountain to the Cape of Good Hope and along the amazing Garden Route. This trip is going to be an adventure of a lifetime!

Highlights

- The beautiful city of Cape Town
- Cycling & Hiking to Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope
- Penguins encounters at Boulders Beach
- Boat trip to the Seal Colony at Duiker Island
- Chasing the Big Five in the Garden Route
- Cape Agulhas, the dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans
- Canyoning, Abseiling, and Cliff Jumping on the garden route
- Hiking the Hottentots Holland Mountains
- Cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain
- Elgin Valley Zipline Canopy Tour

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Itinerary & Trip Details

Day 1: The Rainbow Nation

The Rainbow Nation

Arrival in Cape Town airport, pick-up and transfer to the hotel. Spend the day wandering around one of the world’s most beautiful cities, home of the Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel

Day 2: The Cape Peninsula

The Cape Peninsula

Our adventure kicks-off with a journey of discovery as we explore the splendor of the Cape Peninsula in Cape Town. We follow the Atlantic Seaboard, past Clifton & Camps Bay, to the fishing village at Hout Bay where we can visit the Seal Colony on Duiker island then continue along the scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive to Simon’s Town to visit a colony of rare Jackass Penguins at Boulders Beach. Once inside the Cape Point Nature Reserve, we will get on our bikes to explore the magical landscape and stunning beaches of the Cape Peninsula . We will have a picnic lunch on route then after lunch we will hike to the lighthouse at Cape Point for breathtaking vistas then make our way to Cape of Good Hope, the south-western most point in Africa.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: BL

Day 3: Hottentots Holland Mountains

Hottentots Holland Mountains

Breakfast then drive to the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains, a playground for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike! The mountains form a barrier between the Cape Town metropolitan area and the southern Overberg coast. We will hike one of the Western Cape’s most beautiful trails through fabulous landscapes and fascinating geological features until we reach our mountain hut, offload our backpacks and rest then gather around bonfire for a delicious south african braai (bbq) under the stars.

Accommodation: Basic Mountain Hut
Meals: BLD

Day 4: Cape Zipline Adventure

Cape Zipline Adventure

Early rise in the morning for a beautiful sunrise over the Hottentots Holland Mountains then hike down the mountain then make our way to Elgin for an adrenaline-fix on a zipline canopy tour in Elgin valley surrounded by breathtaking Cape fynbos panoramas and mountainscapes. Afterwards we will drive to visit Cape Agulhas, the geographic southern tip of the African Continent and the beginning of the dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans then continue our drive to our our accommodation for overnight.

Accommodation: Backpackers Lodge
Meals: B

Day 5: The Kloofing Experience

The Kloofing Experience

Breakfast, then start our journey along the beautiful Garden Route which extends from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape. The name comes from the beautiful vegetation and the numerous lagoons and lakes along the coast. Our adventure for the day is Kloofing or Canyoning which is an adventure sport that combines a lot of activities in one ultimate experience. We will hike, abseil, zipline, swim, cliff jump as we go through indigenous terrain that would otherwise remain inaccessible, undiscovered and unknown.

Accommodation: Backpackers Lodge
Meals: B

Day 6: Bloukrans Bridge

Bloukrans Bridge

In the morning we will drive to Bloukrans Bridge standing at a height of 216m above Bloukrans River and home of the highest commercial bungee jump in the world! Afterwards we will drive to Mossel Bay where can opt for some surfing classes or just relax by the beach.

Accommodation: Backpackers Lodge
Meals: B

Day 7: In Search of the Big Five

In Search of the Big Five

Breakfast then drive to the Garden Route game reserve for a game drive chasing african wildlife including Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinos and African Buffalo which are known as the Big 5 in addition to many other animals as well. Afterwards we will drive back to Cape Town.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 8: The Table Mountain

The Table Mountain

Today we visit Table Mountain one of the world’s new seven wonders of Nature. The Table Mountain is Cape Town’s most famous landmark, towering at 1088m. We will take the cable car to the top where we will be awarded by stunning views over Cape Town, Robben Island, the Peninsula and beyond. For thrill seekers, they can opt to try abseiling Table Mountain! It’s a thrilling experience of 112m controlled descent. This is the world’s highest commercial abseiling point surrounded by awesome views and the deep blue Atlantic at our feet.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 9: Cape Town

Cape Town

A Free day in Cape Town to explore more of this beautiful city. For adrenaline junkies they can go try Sky Diving, Shark Cage diving or any other adventurous activities in this land of wonders.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel
Meals: B

Day 10: Departure

Departure

Pickup from the hotel and transfer to the airport for our final departure

Meals: B

Price Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

- Accommodation in a standard hotel in Cape Town for 5 nights
- Accommodation in backpackers lodges on the Garden Route for 3 nights
- Accommodation in a basic mountain hut in the Hottentots Holland Mountains for 1 night
- Table Mountain Cable Car ride
- Cycling & Hiking in Cape point national park
- Elgin Valley Zipline Tour
- Kloofing in the Garden Route
- Wildlife Safari in Garden Route Game Reserve
- Hiking the Hottentots Holland Mountains
- Cape Agulhas visit
- All land transfers in a private A/C vehicle
- Airport pickups
- All mentioned meals (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)

Price Excludes

- Flights to Cape Town
- Optional activities (Bungee Jumping – Abseiling – Sky Diving – Shark Cage Diving)
- Visa Expenses
- Tips & Gratuities

 

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