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Wildlife Safari in the Garden Route

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    Day 1: Knysna - South Africa's Favorite Town - is situated in the heart of the Garden Route

    Stop At: Wilderness Beach, Wilderness 6560 South Africa
    We stop for an optional Craft Beer/Gin or Juice tasting.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Knysna Heads, Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6571 South Africa
    Visit the Knysna Quays. This region has a tremendous range of arts and crafts, in all mediums. Visit the Knysna Heads where the mighty Indian Ocean rushes in and out of the Knysna Lagoon.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Knysna Lagoon, The coast of the city, Knysna 6571 South Africa
    Wind up the day with an optional Lagoon Sunset Cruise. There are a number of options including luxury Yachts and Ferries.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Knysna Yacht Club, Garden Route, Knysna, 6570, South Africa
    This evening guests are invited to the Knysna Yacht Club for sundowners and a barbeque (Braai)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at an apartment in the Knysna Waterfront or a 4 star guest house in Knysna Town

    Day 2: Explore Plettenberg Bay and the Tsitsikamma Region

    Stop At: Plettenberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay South Africa
    We will do some whale and dolphin spotting. In the winter months there will be plenty of whales to view close to the shore.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Natures Valley Beach, Lagoon Drive, Nature's Valley South Africa
    We visit the tiny settlement of Nature's Valley, one of the loveliest havens of tranquillity along the Garden Route. Our exploration of this ancient forest leads through the tangle of trees, ferns and creepers and the the undisputed monarch of the forest - gigantic Outeniqua Yellowoods.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, Monkeyland Road Animal Alley, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6600 South Africa
    Guests may take a tour of Monkeyland or the Birds Of Eden or the Wildlife Sanctuary.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation is the same as the previous night.

    Day 3: Wildlife Safari and Ostriches.

    Stop At: Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, Gonnakraal Road, Little Brak River, 6503, South Africa
    Visit the Botlierskop Private Game Reserve. Home to Lion, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo. You will enjoy a safari on a 4X4 open vehicle with an experienced ranger.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Scenic Cape Route 62 Volmoed, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa
    We travel over the Robinson Pass to Oudtshoorn, principal centre of the Klein Karoo and undisputed "ostrich capital" of the world. Our itinerary includes a visit to a fascinating Ostrich Show Farm where, amidst enormous flocks of these strange birds, we are shown their development from the one kg egg to the 100 kg adult.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Buffeldrift Private Game Reserve or Nearby Lodge

    Day 4: Wildlife Safari and the magical Cango Caves

    Stop At: Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, Cango Caves Road, Oudtshoorn 6620 South Africa
    The day begins with an early morning game drive. Look out for a wide range of animals include Hippo, Elephant, Lion, Giraffe, Eland, Zebra, Buffalo, Rhino, Springbok and much more.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: The Cango Caves, 328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625 South Africa
    Visit one of the great wonders of Africa - the subterranean wonderland of Cango Caves for a tour of this vast sequence of caverns, each filled with astonishing formations of glittering stalagmites and stalactites.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: George Airport, George, 6530, South Africa
    We drop off our guests in the early afternoon at George Airport for your onward flight or coach/car transport to Cape Town or Port Elizabeth.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    George Airport, George, 6530, South Africa

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up our guests at George Airport or Hotels in George.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    4 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Three Safari Drives in an open 4x4 Safari Vehicle with experienced rangers.
    • Entry to the Cango Caves, the Highgate Ostrich Ranch and Monkeyland
    • Enjoy a traditional South African barbecue (braai) at the Knysna Yacht Club
    • Entry/Admission - Knysna Yacht Club
    • Entry/Admission - Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
    • Entry/Admission - Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities
    • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
    Exclusions
    • Lunches and one dinner
    • Optional Activities
    • Alcoholic drinks,tips and personal items
    • Flights and transfers to and from George
    • Entry/Admission - Knysna Lagoon
    • Entry/Admission - Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Vegetarian or Halal option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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