What better way to experience a country than by jumping in the car with four of your best friends and heading off on your own adventure? With this tour, you get all the character and freedom of a private road trip with the added benefit of an expert tour guide and driver who knows all the best stops in Cape Town and along the famous Garden Route. It’s the perfect chance to see the highlights of this part of South Africa while getting the chance to tick off some bucket list activities along the way.

The road trip adventure starts and ends in Cape Town – the Mother City. Here you’ll ride to the top of iconic Table Mountain, explore the Cape Point National Park and swim in the ocean alongside a colony of penguins at Boulders Beach. Do a sunrise hike up Lion’s Head – a favourite activity for the locals, or experience the flavours and cultures of the Bo-Kaap on foot or during a Malay cooking tour. Head into the Cape Winelands to taste the Western Cape’s world-class wines at wine farms with sprawling lawns for laid-back picnics.
Leaving the city and its surrounds behind for a couple of days you’ll head up the Garden Route to stop at small towns and get the real road trip feel. Laze on quiet beaches, hike along the coast and stroll through incredible indigenous forests, and adventure in subterranean caves. Tick the towns of Knysna, Wilderness, Mossel Bay and Plettenberg Bay off your list and perhaps take the leap and go skydiving! With many optional activities, this trip can be as adventurist of relaxing as you want.

  • Beautiful, cosmopolitan Cape Town
  • Wine tastings and nature hikes
  • Ancient cango caves
  • Small, characterful coastal towns
  • Penguin colonies at Boulders Beach
  • Expert guide and professional driver


Day 1

Discover the City of Cape Town. Take the cableway up Table Mountain, walk the city streets, and visit the V&A Waterfront, Signall Hill, the Castle of Good Hope and the Company’s Gardens on a whirlwind tour. Optional activities include a trip to Robben Island, a sunrise hike up Lion’s Head, a cooking experience in the Bo-Kaap, and a visit to the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens.

Day 2

Discover the Cape Winelands on a full day of touring some of the region’s 500 wine farms. Listen to interesting history and kick off your shoes in the shade of these beautiful farms. Tuck into a delicious lunch at the farm of your choice.

Day 3

Explore the Cape Peninsula and one of the most beautiful coastal drives in the world on a trip to the Cape of Good Hope. Hop off at the Cape’s famous beaches of Clifton or Camps Bay, wave to the Cape Fur Seal colony in Hout Bay and visit the Cape of Good Hope National Park before ending the day with a visit to South Africa’s oldest wine farm.

Day 4

Leave the city behind today for a drive up the coast to Mossel Bay. The town is famed for its white, sandy beaches and a beautiful hike with views across the Indian Ocean. Optional activities are visiting Diaz Museum or the Point of Human Origins Cave.

Day 5

Today you’ll explore the small, picturesque towns of Wilderness, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, all of which have both beautiful scenery and quiet beaches. This is a magnificent stretch of coastline with indigenous forests, a warm-water estuary, and the Outeniqua Mountains. Optional activities include canoeing in the Wilderness National Park, an oyster tour, a cruise on the Knysna Lagoon, or golfing at the luxurious Pezula or Simola Golf Courses.

Day 6

Head to the incredible Tsitsikamma National Park to hug big tree and behold the world’s highest bungee jumping bridge. Enjoy a forest hike, a stunning suspension bridge and a swim in the ocean. Fit in the optional activities left over from Day 5.

Day 7

Start heading back to Cape Town with a stop at the subterranean Cango Caves for a guided adventure tour. Visit the characterful town of Oudtshoorn – different from any of the others on the trip – and drive along the famous Route 62, also known as South Africa’s longest wine route. Arrive in Cape Town in the early evening.


Services of a professional tour guide/driver. Pick up and drop off. Air-conditioned transport. 6 nights’ accommodation (guest houses). Daily breakfast. Table Mountain Cableway tickets. Wine tastings. Entrance to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Entrance to penguin colony at Boulders Beach. Cango Caves tour. Port tasting on Route 62. Hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park.


Optional activities. Meals not specified. Beverages. Laundry and items of a personal nature. International flights. Gratuities. Telephone charges. Shop purchases. Transfers not specified.

Note: Malaria precautions should be taken; Yellow Fever vaccination required if transferring through a South African border.

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