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.
Day 1: Cape Town
Upon arrival in Cape Town, meet our representative at the airport to receive your vehicle and tour package.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 10: Port Elizabeth
After breakfast, you will depart towards Port Elizabeth where you will hand over the vehicle and catch your outbound flight.
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
Excluded in this Package
International Airfares and Airport taxes
Travel and personal insurance
Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines
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.
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Not only do we care about our guests and their experience, the world itself is one of our main concerns.
Everyone is different and therefore no request is too crazy. Customise your trip down to the finest detail.
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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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