South Africa Family holiday - Cape Town, Garden Route & Safari - Self Drive
Amakhala Game Reserve  
Grootbos  
Whale-watching, Grootbos  
Meerkats, De Zeekoe Guest farm  
Horse riding, Hog Hollow  
Hog Hollow Pool  
16 day tour
Including flights
Prices from
£3499
I'm enquiring about: South Africa Family holiday - Cape Town, Garden Route & Safari - Self Drive
I'm enquiring about: South Africa Family holiday - Cape Town, Garden Route & Safari - Self Drive

South Africa Family holiday - Cape Town, Garden Route & Safari - Self Drive

South Africa

Our self-drive tour of Cape Town and the Garden Route, complete with awesome safari at Amakhala Game Reserve in South Africa's Eastern Cape, is action packed for children of all ages. All the hotels and lodges we have chosen for this itinerary positively welcome children and go out of their way to make a family holiday extra special.


Day 1
Depart from London Heathrow on the overnight flight to Cape Town, arriving early the next morning.
Days 2 - 5
Day 2
Cape Town
In Cape Town, stay 4 nights at Cape Grace, an award-winning hotel that offers special kids activities and treats, like African bed time story and family movie night in on request.
Accommodation: Cape Grace
                   
Days 6 - 7
Day 6
Hermanus, Garden Route
Stay 2 nights at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve close to Hermanus. Grootbos has a small children zoo and bug boxes, and is perfect for shore-based whale-watching during the whale season (Jun – Oct). Grootbos also offers guided nature walks in the unique fynbos and milkwood forests and horse-riding on the pristine beach.
Accommodation: Grootbos Nature Reserve
                       
Day 8
Day 8
Oudtshoorn
At De Zeekoe Guest Farm close to the small Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, children over 10 years can join the early morning wild meerkat tour and visit ostrich farms tolearn more about their huge eggs. Stay here overnight.
Accommodation: De Zeekoe Guest Farm
                       
Days 9 - 11
Day 9
Tsitsikamma Forest, Garden Route
Head to the heart of the Garden Route to stay 3 nights at Hog Hollow Country Lodge in the Tsitsikamma Forest and close to the Keurboomstrand and Plettenberg Bay beaches. Hog Hollow is a great base to explore other attractions in the area; nearby boat trips for dolphin watching, the fascinating Monkey Land and elephant interactions in Knysna.
Accommodation: Hog Hollow Country Lodge
               
Days 12 - 14
Day 12
Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
End your family adventure with a 3-night safari at Hlosi Lodge in the Eastern Cape. Hlosi offers tailored kids safari activities in the private Amakhala Game Reserve.
Accommodation: Amakhala Woodbury Lodge, Shearer's Lodge, Leeuwenbosch
                   
Day 15
Drive to Port Elizabeth Airport for your flight to London via Johannesburg.
Day 16
Arrive London early morning

Pricing Information & Dates

16 day tour, from £3499 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Carhire
Price Includes
• International and domestic flights from London
• Airport taxes
• Group K Hyundai IX 35 vehicle car hire with comprehensive insurance cover, unlimited mileage and GPS unit
• Accommodation and meals as specified
Price Excludes
• Visa fees
• Meals other than specified
• Drinks
• Personal Items
• Car hire refundable deposit, contract fee and fuel, one-way drop off fee and GPS one-way fee.
Price Notes
• Prices are per family of two adults and two children under 12,

Tour Route Map

  1.   Oudtshoorn
  2.   Plettenberg Bay

Accommodation on this Tour

Amakhala Woodbury Lodge, Shearer's Lodge, Leeuwenbosch
Amakhala Woodbury Lodge, Shearer's Lodge, Leeuwenbosch
Eastern Cape Safari, South Africa
Amakhala Woodbury Lodge, Shearer's Lodge, Leeuwenbosch Amakhala Game Reserve is a 7000-hectare private game reserve of great natural beauty. It is about an hour's drive east of Port Elizabeth, on......
                   
Cape Grace
Cape Grace
Cape Town, South Africa
Surrounded by water on three sides the Cape Grace has a stunning position on the west quay of Cape Town’s Waterfront. A member of the exclusive 'Leading Small Hotels of the World', the 5-star Cape Grace Hotel is a refined and beautifully appointed hotel.
                   
De Zeekoe Guest Farm
De Zeekoe Guest Farm
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
De Zeekoe Guest Farm lies 10 min outside Oudtshoorn, just off the R62 and the wine route in the Klein Karroo. The name is taken from the original Dutch name of the farm ‘Zeekoegat’ and means ‘hippo waterhole’. The 150 year old colonial homestead offers a range of different room types including seven luxury rooms with verandah.
                       
Grootbos Nature Reserve
Grootbos Nature Reserve
The Whale Route, South Africa
Just 160 km east of Cape Town, the 2000-hectare Grootbos Nature Reserve nestles in fynbos-clad hills above Walker Bay, award-winning Grootbos offers two properties, traditional Garden Lodge and contemporary Forest Lodge.
                       
Hog Hollow Country Lodge
Hog Hollow Country Lodge
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Hog Hollow Country Lodge scores top marks for location, hospitality, style, service and food – quite an accolade! Set in a private nature reserve on the edge of the Tsitsikamma Forest, the attractive rooms have breathtaking views of the surrounding valley and mountains.
               

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