8 days Discovery of South Africa Tour
Explore South Africa´s most amazing spots on a 8-days Discovery Tour and join a group of like-minded travelers.
I have lived in South Africa for almost 3 years and traveled the country, that became my second home, a lot. For everyone that hasn´t been there yet, check out this amazing 8 days tour that friends of mine offer:
You can´t get enough of South Africa? No problem! Here you find another amazing tour through South Africa!
What makes this tour different?
You can only get to know a country, its culture and traditions by meeting its people and by getting off the beaten tracks. That’s exactly what this trip offers – you will benefit from experiencing “the real deal”! When travelling with my friends, you stop being tourist, you become local. You participate in your holiday and thus leave feeling enriched. My friends take you on a road-trip style journey and create those unforgettable real moments.
You create lifelong memories when you:
- discover a hidden stunningly beautiful beach that only locals know about
- go on a village tour and meet the people in a real South African village
- have dinner with the locals
Day Zero (if included in your package) Cape Town | South Africa
You will spend a chilled evening at “Once in Cape Town” or “Ashanti Backpackers“, two really cool backpackers in Cape Town. In the evening you will get together with your group and tour guide. While meeting all your fellow travelers you get a briefing about the tour South Africa and get to chat about what you can expect on this amazing trip. This is your opportunity to socialise and get to know everyone you will be spending the next 8 days with-
Mossel Bay | South Africa
Day One (Friday)
Quite early you head out of Cape Town to your first adventure… ziplining in South Africa through the trees of Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve! After a quick lunch you carry on to the Garden Route. With sunset drinks in Mossel Bay and a breathtaking view you end off your day.
Mossel Bay | South Africa
Day Two (Saturday)
Today you explore the historic parts of Mossel Bay with a short hike on the majestic St. Blaize cliffs and swim at the famous ‘Poort’ rock pools or at Santos Beach. You can choose to do some adrenaline-pumping activities like skydiving or shark cage diving in Mossel Bay or just chill and enjoy the view. There are plenty of things to do in Mossel Bay. With sunset drinks and a traditional South African Braai you end off your day.
Natures Valley | South Africa
Day Three (Sunday)
Early in the morning you go on a 3-hour Game Drive at Botlierskop Game Reserve and try to spot the African Big Five. On the way to Plettenberg Bay you stop at magical farm stalls and craft markets. Explore more adventurous activities at the Crags and Natures Valley where you enjoy a delicious organic dinner around the fire.
Plettenberg Bay | South Africa
Day Four (Monday)
Kick off the day with the famous Salt River hike to a hidden beach through indigenous forests. Then you explore the town of Plettenberg Bay with some cocktails on the beach, a swim and even more awesome activities. You want an adrenaline booster? No problem! At Bloukrans Bridge you can do the highest Bungee Jump in South Africa. This spectacular day ends with a stunning sunset and LIVE music!
Knysna | South Africa
Day Five (Tuesday)
First thing of the day is a tour in Judah Square, South Africa’s largest Rastafarian community. Then you head down to the famous Knoetzie Beach for champagne and snacks. At Mitchells Brewery you go for a beer tasting, explore Knysna’s local shops and try some thrilling water activities later. In the evening you enjoy a delectable seafood dinner.
Sedgefield | South Africa
Day Six (Wednesday)
This day´s activity is dependent on the weather. Either you explore more of the secrets of Knysna and the Slow Town of Sedgefield or you go deep into the Knysna Forest. The night you spend at a cosy backpackers in Sedgefield on the beach.
The Wilderness | South Africa
Day Seven (Thursday)
Either you enjoy a relaxed morning at the beach of Sedgefield or you choose one of the activities like horse back riding or paragliding in Sedgefield. Before you make your way to the Wilderness you get to try some fresh coastal oysters while wandering through Timberlake Organic Village. Cocomo Restaurant is a MUST SEE with live music and epic pizza, before you sleep over at a secret off-the-beaten-track backpackers in Wilderness!
Cape Town | South Africa
Day Eight (Friday)
After breakfast you start making your way back to Cape Town. You and your group gets to choose between the famous Route 62 with a stop in Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital of the World OR you go via the N2 Farm Stall route with some classic wine tasting. Back in Cape Town you get dropped at your accommodation or if your package includes an extra night, you end the evening off with a dinner to remember!
Tour South Africa includes:
- Pick-up and drop-off at accommodation in Cape Town CBD
- Transport throughout the week
- Dorm room accommodation with bedding for 7 nights (Fri – Thurs)
- All breakfasts and dinners (8x)
- Entrance into National Parks
- One tree planted with Precious Tree Project per person to offset carbon emissions
- Welcoming drinks at some of our feature stops
- Zipline adventure with Cape Canopy
- 3-Hour Big Five game drive / Safari
- Kayaking to a beautiful waterfall in Wilderness National Park
- Champagne on the beach for a kickstart to your day
- Mitchells Brewery tour and beer tasting
- LIVE music
and a local experience like no other!
Tour South Africa excludes:
- Optional extra activities (see poster or website)
- Room upgrades to private rooms
Departure dates 2019:
- 4th/ 18th January
- 1st/ 15th February
- 1st/22nd March
- 4th/19th April
- 3rd/17th/31st May
- 14th June
- 5th/ 19th July
- 2nd/ 16th/30th of August
- 20th September
- 4th October
- 1st/ 15th/ 29th November
- 13th December
Departure dates 2020:
- 3rd/ 17th/ 31th January
- 14th February
- 6th/ 20th March
- 3rd/17th April
- 1st/15th May
- 15th/19th June
- 3rd/ 17th/ 31st July
- 14th August
- 4th/ 18th September
- 2rd/16th October
- 6th/ 20th November
- 4th/11th December
About the tour operator:
- fully registered and licensed South African tour operator with more than 15 years of experience
- accredited with SAYTC, Reisenetz e.V and SATSA in South Africa
Tour South Africa rates:
- Dorm (without pre-departure and post-return nights in Cape Town) – ZAR 14 900
- shared ensuit room (without pre-departure and post-return nights in Cape Town) – ZAR 18 000
- Dorm (pre-departure and post-return nights in Cape Town (incl meals)) – ZAR 15 900
- shared ensuit room (without pre-departure and post-return nights in Cape Town) – ZAR 20 000
ZAR – South African Rand
You would like to become a part of the discovery team and join this amazing trip or would like more information?
Then quickly drop me an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
I will send you a Promo Code for a 10% discount once you book and will put you in touch with the tour operator as well.
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