This Tour will take us through the
best of South Africa's landscapes.
It can be started from
Johannesburg or from Cape Town.
We visit the Panorama Route with the three
Rondawels, Bourke's Pot Holes and God's Windows, Kruger Park, where
we do a few Safaris looking for Africa's Wildlife, St Lucia Estuary where we visit
Cape Vidal and the little village of St Lucia; known
for the Hippos that roam the streets at night. We visit
Durban and it's long beaches, after which we then
travel through the Untamed landscape of the Wild Coast.
We then continue through the Garden Route visiting
Knysna, Wildernis and Oudtshoorn (Ostrich capital
of the world) until we
reach Cape Town, our final destination.
We include a number of very nice
activities along the route and visits to historical sites.
In total, we will cover about 4000 Km
and many unforgettable memories.
Description of Route:
From Johannesburg we travel towards
the beautiful area of the Blyde River Canyon and we visit
the Panorama Route.
We make a stop to enjoy the wonders of
God's Window and the three Rondawels with the fantastic
Blyde River Canyon (the third largest in the world).
We the stop and enjoy a few holes at
Bourkes Pot Holes.
We enter then The Kruger park, where
we go for a safari. Wilderness awaits us and will greet us
from all directions.
We spend 3 days traveling through
different landscapes in the Kruger Park, and we enjoy some
traditional meals and some traditional dances.
We then leave the Kruger park via the
south and we head towards the coast. On our way we visit
Swaziland and here we visit the glass factories and
experience the making of glass artifacts.
We then head towards the coastal area
of HluHluwe and we visit one of the oldest national parks in
South Africa. Here we will experience the real jungle type
vegetation and fauna.
Leaving Hluhluwe we go to one of the
world Heritage Sites: St Lucia estuary. This is a place to
be seen, where hippos roam free through town and so do bands
of mongoose and if you fancy a fishing spot with a
difference, try sitting next to one of the resident
We leave this wonderful place and we
head south visiting Durban and its beach front, where one
can enjoy a swim and a good view.
Heading south we visit a few unique
coastal spots such as Margate. Bikinis and surfing is the
thing of the day here.
We leave natal and we head towards the
wild coast, passing through Mandela's home town. Here is
where you will see the real South Africa, full of rich
African cultures and spirit.
We pass through East London, car
capital of South Africa, and we reach Port Elizabeth.
After a short visit we then visit the
Addo Elephant Park, where we can see our large friends at
We carry on south and visit the
beautiful town of Knysna but before getting there we visit
the place of the highest Bungee jumping in the world. We
also get to feel one of the giant Yellow Wood trees in the
forests of the Tsitsikama. These giants are 800+ years old
and they are still with us.
We take a drive through the Knysna
Forests and enjoy the Knysna lagoon and its wonders.
We head now inland towards the Klein
Karoo desert and we visit the town of Oudsthoorn, Ostrich
capital of the world.
Here we learn all about these
creatures and if we are lucky we get to ride one too.
Nothing is more spectacular than a
visit to Cango Caves, the largest in South Africa. This is a
place of incredible power and one feels very small in such
an incredible place.
A drive up Swartberg pass is a must to
enjoy a wonderful view.
We carry on south through the interior
until we reach Cape Town.
We have completed 6500 km.