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Exploring the Western Cape

This tour takes you to the Western Cape starting from Cape Town and traveling through Hermanus, Oudtshoorn, Stellenbosch and back to Cape Town. Traveling through these areas in a self-drive enables one to stop and go as you like, to give you maximum flexibility.

This is a great extension when one visits Cape Town since you are exposed to whale watching, wild safaris, great wineries, local art galleries, etc.

  • Explore the vibrant and picturesque city of Cape Town.
  • Discover majestic sightings of whales at the Grootbos Private Game Reserve.
  • Continue your African experience on a bush safari in Buffelsdrift Game Reserve.
  • Interact with elephants at Buffelsdrift Game Reserve.
  • Enjoy fine wine tasting in Stellenbosch, the premier center for some of the world’s best wine in South Africa.
Day 1
Arrive Cape Town

On arrival at Cape Town Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight at Cape Riviera Guest House – Standard Room.

Day 2
Cape Town (B)

Explore Cape Town on your own or let us arrange one of the many places you can visit such as Table Mountain, Cape Peninsular and Boulders Beach to visit the penguin colony, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with a ferry crossing to Robben Island – declared by UNESCO as a world Heritage site.

Overnight at Cape Riviera Guest House – Standard Room.

Day 3
Cape Town / Hermanus (B)

Enjoy breakfast in Cape Town and travel to Hermanus.
Activities may include whale watching, archeological cave excursions, guided nature and birding tours, beach picnics and horseback riding.

Overnight at Ocean Eleven GuestHouse – Standard Room.

Day 4
Hermanus / Oudtshoorn (B)

After a leisurely breakfast drive approximatly 5 hours to Oudtshoorn. Your overnight stay is in a luxury tent.
Activities include a bush safari where you may see rhinoceros, giraffes, hippopotami, buffalo and zebra. This also includes an interactive elephant walk where you can feed, walk or even sit on an elephant’s knee.

Overnight at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge – Luxury Tent.

Day 5
Oudtshoorn (B)

Discover the game reserve on your own. Horseback riding, swimming or guided nature walks.

Overnight at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge – Luxury Tent.

Day 6
Oudtshoorn / Stellenbosch (B)

After breakfast at the game reserve dirve to Stellenbosch which is 5.5 hours travel time. Enjoy this scenic drive with a stop at one of the small boutique restaurants, sample some great wines at the many winereis on the way or make an exciting stop at the Cheetah farm to pet a Cheetah!

Overnight at Rusthuiz Guest House – Standard Room.

Day 7
Stellenbosch (B)

Enjoy the local flavor of Stellenbosch’s gourmet food, fine wines and local art galleries in this University town.

Overnight at Rusthuiz Guest House – Standard room.

Day 8
Stellenbosch / Cape Town Airport (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport (approximately 1 hour) for your departure flight.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

  • Meet and greet on arrival at Airport.
  • Accommodation and meals as indicated on the itinerary (B – Breakfast).
  • Transfers and tours as indicated in itinerary.
  • Air fares.
  • Entrance fees to Parks.
  • Car rental.
  • Tips, porterage, service charge.
  • Any items of a personal nature.
  • Medical and travel insurance.
  • Optional activities.