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Bok Bus Garden Route Itinerary
Accommodation in Youth Hostels ( R5 350 pp ( + R 300 pp upgrade supplement to the Game Lodge on day 1 , Youth Hostel private room ( R5 950 pp( + R 200 pp upgrade supplement to the Game Lodge on day 1
Guest House private accommodation with ensuite facilities R6 750 pp. These rates are per person sharing.
Dep. all Mondays (Jan- Dec) and Thursdays in Season (Nov - April) Min 3 pax
Drive through a game farm boasting the BIG 5.
Hiking 3 km underground through the awesome Cango Caves.
Ride the world's largest bird (Ostrich).
Visit a cheetah & crocodile breeding project.
Travel the stunning coastline by steam train.
See the world's highest bungy (plenty of time to jump if you're crazy enough!).(optional extra)
Walk leisurely through South Africa's most beautiful forest.
Tasting wine at one of SA's premier wine farms.
Dive with the Great White Sharks off Gans Baai.(Optional extra)
Depart from Cape Town and drive along N2 through to Cape Agulhas. Visit the Southern most tip of Africa and lighthouse before we head on to Albertinia and the Garden Route Game Lodge. Enjoy Big 5 sunset game drive, dinner and hotspring under the stars. Tonight youll have the option of staying at this magnificent Game Lodge simply by paying nominal upgrade fee (Guest House option includes Game Lodge Accommodation). Tonight we stay on a private guest farm outside Albertinia. (D)
Early morning Game drive to see some animals you perhaps didnt see the evening before followed by a scrumptious breakfast! Depart for Oudtshoorn and drive over the spectacular Robinson Pass. Spend the afternoon at the Cango Caves and ride ostriches at the Cango Ostrich Farm before retiring to Backpackers Paradise where we will stay tonight. (B,D)
On departure well head over the stunning Outiniqua pass down to the coast. Once in Wilderness well do some canoeing on the Wilderness lagoon. Try spot some 200 different species of birds on the lagoon while paddling through the Wilderness National Park. Visit the Worlds highest Bungy at Bloukrantz (plenty of time to jump for those thrill seekers) as well as walk hanging bridge over Storms River Mouth in the Tsitsikamma National Park. Overnight at Didge backpackers in Stormsriver Village. (B)
Today you have the option of an ocean adventure by spotting dolphins and Whales (in season) from a boat in Plettenberg Bay. After the boat cruise we head to Knysna for lunch and to explore the Knysna heads. On route to Swellendam we visit an aloe factory in Albertinia before arriving at the Buffeljagts Dam where we will on a private guest farm. There is also the option of going on the longest foefie-slide in Africa! (B, D)
Depart Swellendam and follow the coastal route towards Hermanus. There is time for an optional extra of Shark Cage Diving if any one so wishes. We explore Hermanus including whale watching (in season) and visit a winery for some wine tasting. From Hemanus to Bettys Bay where we visit the penguins at Stony Point. Return to Cape Town late afternoon via the stunning False Bay coastline where hopefully well see more whales or dolphins. (B)
The tour includes dinner bed and breakfast, except for dinner on Day 3 and except during transit day 1 and 5. All entrance fees are catered for....
2 X big 5 Game drive
Tsitsikamma National Forest
River Canoeing in the Wilderness
· All bedding is provided throughout the tour.
· Qualified guide and vehicle
Excluded Extras - prices subject to change 9/2007
Gourits Bungy = R170 (till further notice)
Bloukrans going up by R10 on 1 December = R590. Currently R580
Boat based whale watching Plettenberg Bay = R500
Foofie Slide = R50
Shark cage diving = R900
Accommodation will be in selected youth hostels en route. There will be 2 hostels used on a share basis, 1 stay at a budget B&B on a shared basis as well as a farm stay. The is a Game Lodge stay option as above.
The Tour price includes accommodation, food and entrance fees. rates are quotes in South Africa Rands,(ZAR) and are subject to change without notice, due to increases beyond our control. Prices should be valid till early Aug 2009. Double rooms are available @ an extra charge.
The Company reserves the right to alter routes, change accommodation or mode of transport.
BokBus advises comprehensive travel insurance to be taken, to cover any incidents of cancellation, medical, curtailment, emergency travel or personal accident.
Exclusion of liability:
BokBus, or its employees, servants and agents can/will not be held responsible for any accident, injury, illness, death, loss or delay from any cause whatsoever sustained or suffered by any person during matters related to accommodating, transport and sightseeing of any means whilst on our tour.
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