• View on Twelve Apostels Cape Town
  • sunset at Twelve Apostels Cape Town

Cape Town - Winelands – Walker Bay – Garden Route – Shamwari Game Reserve

An ideal tour for beginners, families and connoisseurs

Day 1 Arrival in Cape Town
Takeover of the rental car and drive to the booked hotel.
2 nights in Cape Town, e.g. in the exclusive 5-star Boutique
Hotel Twelve Apostels directly by the sea in Camps Bay.

Day 2 Magnificent Cape Town
Cape Town with its spectacular location at the bottom of Table Mountain is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Ride up Table Mountain by cable car and enjoy gorgeous views. Discover the historic centre of Cape Town and taste one of the delicious fish dishes at the Waterfront.

Day 3 Winelands around Franschhoek/Stellenbosch/Paarl (about 60 km - ca. 1 h)
2 nights in the Winelands, e.g. in Luxury
Hotel Leeu Estate in Franschhoek.

Day 4 Welcome to the Winelands
Enjoy the day in the Winelands. The Winelands stretch in front of the magnificent scenery of the violet-blue mountains. They rank among the world's most important wine regions. In Franschhoek, the Hugenots planted the first grapevine. The close-by village of Stellenbosch with its Cape Dutch houses and picturesque setting is surrounded by a lush valley. Visit one of the winery and enjoy the culinary delights of the South African cuisine.

Day 5 Picturesque Walker Bay and penguins (190 km - ca. 3 h without stop)
Today's journey leads you along the spectacular coastline to Walker Bay. Take a detour of the "Scenic Road" with stop in Bettys Bay and visit the penguin-colony. From a wooden footbridge you can have a close look at the clumsy penguins.
2 nights ins Walker Bay, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, e.g. in
Grootbos Forest Lodge or Grootbos Garden Lodge.

Day 6 Home of the „Marine Big 5“
Grootbos is home to the „Marine Big 5“ - whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins. With its unmatched diversity of plants, Grootbos offers a unique Africa experience. From whale watching, diving with white sharks up to flower safaris in 4WDs and horseback rides - in all seasons of the year, there are various activities. By the way: Grootbos is one of the best places for land-based whale watching!

Day 7 Beautiful coastline of the Garden Route (450 km - ca. 5h)
Welcome to Garden Route: the impressive coast is dotted with picturesque bays, excellent sandy beaches and indigenous rain forests. Several rivers wind through the green and lush coastline, finally flowing into the Indian Ocean. Explore the treasures of Garden Route natural paradise and experience a night amidst the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest in Tsitsikamma, e.g.in luxury Tsala Treetop Lodge.
1 night in the surrounding of Knysna / Plettenberg Bay

8. Tag Shamwari Game Reserve (330 km - 3.5 h)
Pass by Port Elizabeth and immerse into another fascinating world. The private, malaria-free Shamwar Game Reserve is one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa, coupling responsible tourism, nature and luxury.
3 nights in private Shamwari Game Reserve

Day 9 and 10 Wildlife and the Big Five
Experience the fascination of Africa, endless wilderness, moments of complete silence, incredible light, gorgeous animals and plants. Drive in open vehicles and spot the Big Five: Elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and African buffalos. Once you come back to the lodge, enjoy a bath in the pool, a massage in the spa centre or let the impressions of the day pass while tasting a delicious meal.

Day 11 Flight back from Port Elizabeth (100 km - 1.5 h)
Drive to the airport of Port Elizabeth, return the rental car and departure.

We are happy to arrange a customised journey for you. Please call us under +49 (0)89 833084 for a detailled offer.