South Africa: Wildlife and the Cape Dutch legacy
Day 1-5 Cape Town
Feel on top of the world as you stand at the summit of Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain. The city’s myriad attractions will keep you occupied for days if not weeks, but don’t miss the view from Bloubergstrand Beach, café culture at Camps Bay and an excursion along Chapman’s Peak Drive. The V and A Waterfront is the perfect place to unwind after a day sightseeing with plenty of restaurants and shops to choose from.
Transfers to Swellendam 2h33m
Day 6-9 Swellendam
Enjoy the old-world charm of the third oldest town in the Republic of South Africa. Brimming with over fifty heritage sites scattered throughout the area as well astypical examples of Cape Dutch architecture, this area provides visitors with a glimpse into the past. The location is also known for its nature, its Mediterranean climate encouraging the growth of some rare plant life.
Transfers to Oudtshoorn & Surrounds 2h30
Day 10-13 Oudtshoorn & Surrounds
Explore Oudtshroon, nicknamed the ostrich capital of the world. As well as a visit to a nearby farm to learn more about these beautiful birds, visitors can also sample the local port wine, take a hot air balloon trip or experience the annual Little Karoo National Arts Festival.
Transfers to Plettenberg Bay 2h07m
Day 14-17 Plettenberg Bay
Drawn by its pristine beaches, this is where South Africans go to relax. Nicknamed Plet, you’ll be hard pushed to drag yourself away from the town’s vast expanses of white sandy beaches, but if you do, there’s the Otter trail, considered one of the premier hikes in the country, and the Birds of Eden attraction which showcases around three thousand different avian species.
Transfers to Addo Elephant National Park 2h46m