Aerial view of Cape Town
Aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and an aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and an aerial view of Cape Town
The Garden Route and Cape Town
The Garden Route and Cape Town
Beautiful views of Mauritius
Beautiful views of Mauritius

Cape Town, Garden Route and Mauritius

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Overview

This fourteen night itinerary is based on 7 nights in South Africa on a bed and breakfast basis, and 7 nights in Mauritius on an all inclusive basis. Showing you some of the ultimate sights in all of South Africa. Starting in the charming cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, you’ll get the chance to visit historical buildings and pretty vineyards. Then you’ll leave the city and journey down the Garden Route, a picturesque journey that takes you through coastal towns, working ostrich farms and fabulous natural sites. End this stunning holiday with a relaxing seven night at the stunning Preskil Island Resort in Mauritius. (TM+FM)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a full day Cape Point & Peninsula tour
  • Take part in a Cape Winelands tour
  • Visit an ostrich farm and enjoy a guided tour in Oudtshoorn
  • Explore the Cango Caves
  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise into the Knysna Heads
  • Witness the Birds of Eden, the largest free flight bird aviary in the the world
  • Explore the Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Spend a week on the beautiful island of Mauritius
Whats included?
  • International airfare & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact center
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Day 1

Fly in to Cape Town International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Winchester Mansions. This afternoon can be spent at leisure, or you may wish to get out and about and explore this beautiful city.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions


Day 2

This morning you will be picked up from the hotel for your scheduled full day Cape Point & Peninsula Tour. This is a truly awe-inspiring experience which takes you past magnificent beaches, stunning panoramas and picturesque coastal villages to the towering headland known as Cape Point. The tour ends as you return to your hotel during the late afternoon and you will stay here overnight.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions


Day 3

In the morning of the third day you’ll you embark on the Cape Winelands Tour. This is a wonderful drive, winding its way through the heart of the Cape Winelands offering the chance to see everything from superb mountain ranges, picturesque vineyards and relaxed Cape Dutch homesteads. Then you will return to Cape Town late in the afternoon for your overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight: Winchester Mansions

Day 4

After breakfast on the fourth day you will check out and leave Cape Town, and depart on The Magnificent Garden Route small group tour. Travel the along Sir Lowry's Pass. Your journey continues to the southernmost tip of Africa. A largely untouched area with a stunning rugged coast line. Visit the iconic Cape Agulhas Lighthouse, before continuing onto to Oudtshoorn, your home for the next two evenings. Check in to your accommodation in the late afternoon. This evening you'll enjoy dinner at a local ostrich farm.

Overnight: La Plume Boutique Guest House

Day 5

After a leisurley breakfast you're off for a tour of the Cango Caves – this is one of South Africa’s top attractions and also one of the most impressive sights in the world.  Later you'll enjoy wine tasting at a local wine estate before returning to Oudtshoorn for an interactive guided tour though the grounds of a working ostrich farm

Overnight: La Plume Boutique Guest House

Day 6

After breakfast you’ll then travel onwards to the lagoon-side town of Knysna, a pretty town with a distinctly European flavour. Here you'll embark on a captivating exploration through the enchanting Knysna Forests, which were once home to the elusive Knysna elephants. Pay a visit to the Dalene Matthee Big Tree Memorial, dedicated to the memory of the renowned author of four books about the Knysna Forest, with a focus on a magnificent Yellowwood tree that has thrived for over 880 years. Enjoy a delectable forest lunch at Totties Farm Kitchen, featuring traditional cuisine and local delicacies. This afternoon is at your leisure to explore the Edwardian architecture of this charming town.

Overnight: AHA The Rex Hotel

Day 7

After breakfast you will journey along the final section of the Garden Route and onto Port Elizabeth where your small group tour ends. Overnight in Port Elizabeth. You may wish to extend your stay in Port Elizabeth for a few nights before your onward journey.

Overnight: The Beach Hotel.

Day 8 -  14

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Mauritius via Johannesburg and spend the next seven days at the stunning Preskil Island Resort.

With thatched roofs and vibrant décor, the resort has managed to retain its authentic Mauritian feel. Set on a unique peninsula South East of Mauritius. Only ten minutes from the airport but largely undisturbed by noise. The views of Lion mountain and the nature reserve Ile aux Aigrettes are breathtaking.

Days can be spent relaxing by the pool or on the long stretch of white sand beach, or you can keep yourself entertained with the wide array of activities on offer – water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling, glass bottom boat, cooking classes and learning how to speak Mauritian Creole to name just a few.  Kids are also well catered for with their own club offering sustainable activities, local music instruments and games.

For a sense of well-being why not pay a visit to the Banyan spa where you will find a hammam, sauna, hairdresser and a wonderful selection of relaxing treatments available.

Overnight: Preskil Island Resort


Day 15

Today you will be transferred Mauritius Airport for your flight back home.

Please note: It may be possible to substitute the accommodation above with an alternative choice.  Similarly, it may be possible to change the number of nights spent in each destination.  Please advise our Africa specialists who will be happy to tailor-make your perfect holiday for you.

  • International & Interisland Flights
  • 3 nights at Winchester Mansions, Cape Town on Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 night at Diaz Hotel & Resort, Garden Route on Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 nights at La Plume Boutique Guest House, Garden Route on Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 nights at AHA The Rex Hotel, Garden Route on Bed & Breakfast
  • 1 night at The Beach Hotel, Garden Route on Bed & Breakfast
  • 7 nights at Preskil Island Resort, Mauritius on All Inclusive

Winchester Mansions

Cape Town

Winchester Mansions is an exclusive, privately-owned hotel. It sets itself apart among other hotels in and around Cape Town with its spectacular beachfront location, stylish elegance and personalized service

Preskil Island Resort

Mauritius

Located on a private peninsula between Mahebourg and Blue Bay Marine Park, this extremely popular hotel has gone through a massive transformation to become a cool and contemporary resort set in tropical gardens and overlooking crystal clear waters.

The Garden Route Highlights small group tour departs every Monday from Cape Town

Departures may be available from Port Elizabeth during certain times of the year, please call for details.  The itinerary for this will match that above, but will be in reverse.

Please note, during certain times of the year, alternative hotels may be used.

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