Disabled Friendly Garden Route Tour, South Africa

5 day
 Disabled Friendly Garden Route Tour.
This tour explores some tranquil coastlines, exciting mountain passes, relaxing forests and unique animal encounters.
  • Witness a miracle as Antarctic Whale swim to Hermanus
  • Travel to the mysterious, world-famous Cango Caves
  • Admire all the sights and sounds of the Western Cape
  • Enjoy deliciously prepared food and drinks

Please Note: Departure on request, this tour may also be available in reverse and is subject to a minimum of 2 passengers.

Day 1: Sedgefield, Western Cape

This Garden Route Tour departs from Cape Town and travel to Hermanus which is famous for its miracle of nature as the Antarctic Whales come into Walkers Bay to calve (seasonal). The route to Mossel Bay is via farmlands of apple/pear orchards and rolling hills with lunch en route. From here the tour drives along the scenic route to Sedgefield, the overnight stop for 2 nights. (Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 2: Sedgefield, Western Cape

After a good breakfast this Garden Route Tour drives via George and the picturesque Outeniqua Pass to the mecca of South African Ostrich farming, Oudtshoorn. Here the tour will visit the world famous and stunning dripstone cave - Cango Caves (optional cost as it is only for able bodied people and unfortunately not accessible at all), one of the many Ostrich show ranches and the Cango Wildlife Farm. After a leisurely drive back with breathtaking views on this Garden Route Tour you will relax for the second night at Sedgefield. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 3: Tsitsikamma National Park, Western Cape

Today you have the option to board the 'Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe' steam train (optional cost as it is not accessible to severely disabled travelers) which takes the tour through the Wilderness and the Lake district, along one of the world's most picturesque train routes to Knysna (train operates seasonally: August to May); or take a similar drive with the Garden Route Tour vehicle.

After a fascinating stop at Knysna Head and a boat cruise on Knysna Lagoon the Garden Route Tour travels to the heart of the Garden Route - the Tsitsikamma National Park which embraces an 80km strip of superb coastline together with a marine reserve that stretches 5km offshore.

Here you can relax or take walks in the forest which is richly endowed with plant life and birds, the rock pools teem with colourful marine life; and Whales, Dolphins and Sea Otters can often be seen sporting close to the shoreline. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 4: Tsitsikamma National Park, Western Cape

In the morning you have the chance to visit the Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and the Elephant Sanctuary where you can do a 'Trunk in hand tour' (Elephant-back ride also available on request at optional cost) or you can take some time out and just relax.

After an exciting or peaceful morning the Garden Route Tour takes you to Storms River, the adventure centre of the Garden Route with the Bloukrans Bungi-jump (216 metres), one of the highest in the world.

The Garden Route Tour takes a leisurely drive along more fantastic coastline before returning to Tsitsikamma Forest for the second night. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Today the Garden Route Tour takes a leisurely drive along the coastline and end up in the fifth largest city in South Africa - Port Elizabeth, also known as 'the friendly city' or 'the windy city'. On arrival in Port Elizabeth the Garden route Tour ends (Breakfast included).

Included:

  • 4 nights accommodation B&B and Guesthouses
  • All transport as per itinerary in special adapted vehicles for wheelchair access
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D=Dinner)
  • All entrance fees and excursions as per itinerary
  • English speaking guide/driver

Not Included:

  • International airfares & airport taxes
  • Airport transfer (can be arranged at little extra cost)
  • Optionals marked with *
  • Meals in restaurants (if you choose)
  • Drinks & personal expenses.
  • Tipping (Porterages & Gratuities)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas (if applicable)
  • Private car
  • Laundry

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