Explore South Africa

10 Days / 9 nights
South Africa

Experience Our Explore South Africa

This self-drive tour is perfect for travellers who enjoy travelling on their own terms without having to worry about logistics like route planning and hotel reservations. In other words, we give you a vehicle and map, book all your accommodation and activities, and provide all the tools & tips you could possibly need for the ultimate self-drive road trip. On this tour, you will experience Cape Town like a local, drive along South Africa's top coastal highway and experience African wildlife.

Tour itinerary

Day 1: Cape Town

Upon arrival in Cape Town, meet our representative at the airport to receive your vehicle and tour package.

Cape Town, South Africa  

Day 2: Cape Town

You will enjoy a free day in Cape Town and enjoy all the mother city has to offer. You will also have an opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and history of South Africa. Some of the optional activities you can book today are:
-    A scenic Cape Point Peninsula drive with a visit to boulders beach to visit the penguin’s

  • A visit to Kirstenbosch gardens with a picnic lunch

  • A visit to the District 6 museum that will explain the apartheid system in South Africa

  • A scenic drive along Chapman’s peak, one of the world’s most beautiful drives

  • Table Mountain cable car excursion

  • Hike up to Table Mountain or Lion’s peak

  • Robben Island boat tour and a trip to the prison Nelson Mandela once was imprisoned.

  • Visit the Cape-Malay questers and learn more about the local culture.

  • Explore Cape Town’s incredible art, care, and food scene

  • Spend time at the V&A waterfront

  • Garden visit Cape Point National Park

Chapmans Peak Drive

Day 3: Cape Town

Today will be another free day to spend in Cape Town. You can decide to book any of the activities mentioned yesterday or you can drive to Stellenbosch or Franschhoek for a wine tasting tour.


Day 4: Hermanus

In the morning you will depart to Hermanus via False Bay and Stony National Park. You will have an opportunity to watch some wales in this area if the weather conditions are right.
Upon arrival in Hermanus visit some unique gift shops and local restaurants. Enjoy the local charm of a small, seaside village.

Hermanus, South Africa 

Day 5: Knysna

Today you will depart to Knysna, the southernmost point of Africa. Enjoy your lunch at historic Swellendam. Upon arrival in Knysna, you will have enough time to explorer the picturesque lagoon and views from the Heads. Enjoy the town’s craft shops and cozy cafes. Have dinner at the Knysna Waterfront.

Knysna, South Africa


Day 6: Knysna

Today you will have a free day in Knysna where you can decide to spend some time at the Brenton-on-sea beach or go for a forest walk. Other optional activities like a half-day hike at Robberg Peninsula, a lagoon boat cruise, kayaking, surfing, or a dolphin and whale watching tour can be booked for you.

Knysna, South Africa

Day 7: Tsitsikamma National Park

After breakfast, you will depart to Tsitsikamma National Park. You will enjoy a coastal walk through the indigenous forest and pass the Storms River suspension bridge. Optional activities are kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving, and black water tubing.

Tsitsikamma National Park  

Day 8: Addo National Park

After breakfast, you will depart to Addo National and enjoy a game drive. Addo National park is known for its huge amounts of elephants but you can also spot the big five. It’s an all-around park with some amazing wildlife spotting.

Addo National Park, South Africa 

Day 9: Addo National Park

Today you will have the possibility of going for another self-drive game viewing in Addo National Park and give another shot at spotting the big 5.

Addo National Park

Day 10: Port Elizabeth

After breakfast, you will depart towards Port Elizabeth where you will hand over the vehicle and catch your outbound flight.

Overview Tour Explore South Africa

Included in this Package

  • 9 nights’ accommodation

  • 10 Days automatic sedan car rental

  • One-way car rental drop-off fee

  • Booking and administration fees for all accommodation and activities (cost of activities for own account)

  • Extensive day-to-day self-drive itinerary including area information, important contact info, and local tips

  • Detailed directions and maps to all destinations

  • Printed vouchers for all accommodation and activity bookings

  • Excellent restaurant and wine farm recommendations

  • Co2 compensation


Excluded in this Package

  • International Airfares and Airport taxes

  • Travel and personal insurance

  • Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines

  • Personal expenditures

  • Gratitude

  • Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary

  • Any additional services requested

  • Wire Transfers Fees (sending & receiving)

*This tour can also be booked as a private guided tour.

South Africa, a great introduction to Africa

Why book with us?

Great value for money

With our partners being on the ground and getting the best prices for you, we assure you that our prices are unbeatable.

Travel with Care

Not only do we care about our guests and their experience, the world itself is one of our main concerns.

Customised itineraries

Everyone is different and therefore no request is too crazy. Customise your trip down to the finest detail.

Need any help booking? Call us anytime: +1 (757)-656-3391

South Africa

South Africa, also known as the rainbow nation. A country so diverse, you will definitely fall in love with. South Africa has so much to offer, beautiful beaches, hiking trails, vineyards, beautiful cities, amazing food, and of course some amazing wildlife.

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