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Kruger to Cape Explored

13 days Go Beyond Group Tour

Kruger to Cape Explored

Witness the incredible wildlife of Greater Kruger National Park, traverse the scenic Garden Route with its picturesque landscapes and charming towns, to finally immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan allure of Cape Town, where a blend of culture, history, and natural beauty awaits. This unforgettable adventure showcases the best of South Africa's diverse landscapes and experiences.
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 12 , Lunches: 11 , Dinners: 9
  • Accommodation
    12 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
Go Beyond Group Tour
13 DAYS
From USD $6,191PP
Johannesburg - Panorama Route - Greater Kruger National Park - Gqeberha - Knysna - Cape Town
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Tour Highlights

Our Kruger to Cape Explored tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Johannesburg (1N) - Panorama Route (1N) - Greater Kruger National Park (3N) - Gqeberha (1N) - Knysna (2N) - Cape Town (4N)
  • Day 1
    Arrive Johannesburg
    Dinner
    Day 1: Arrive Johannesburg

    Upon your arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg where you will be met on arrival and transferred 45 minutes to your hotel in Sandton. You have the rest of the day to relax or explore your surroundings.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Mpumalanga
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 2: Mpumalanga

    After breakfast visit the Apartheid Museum before travelling approximately 5.5 hours to Mpumalanga Panorama Route region. A charming and picturesque area surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, waterfalls and canyons; it serves as a gateway to the famous Kruger National Park. After check-in you have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Panorama Route
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3: Panorama Route

    Today you will experience the Graskop Gorge Lift offering breathtaking views of the forest canopy, before continuing to God's Window and Bourke's Luck Potholes, a natural wonder of swirling pools and rock formations. Marvel at the Three Rondavels, a majestic rock formation resembling traditional African huts. Check in at the private game lodge and as the day draws to a close, indulge in a dusk safari with the chance to spot local wildlife. Today’s sightseeing will last approximately 6 hours.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 4-5
    Greater Kruger National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 4-5: Greater Kruger National Park

    Game drives are the primary way to explore the park. These guided tours are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles, allowing you to get close to the animals while staying safe. Experienced safari guides lead the drives and are skilled at spotting wildlife and sharing their knowledge about the animals and their habitats. Safaris take place during the early morning and late afternoon to maximize your chances of spotting wildlife, as many animals are more active during these cooler parts of the day. A typical day while on safari is: - Wake Up Call at 05h00 - Coffee, Tea, and Hot Chocolate Served with Rusk's in the Main area - Morning Game drive commence at 05h30 and return to the lodge at 08h30 - 09h00 - Lunch is Served 13h00 – 15h00 - Afternoon Game Drive commence at 16h00 and return to the lodge at 19h00 -19h30 - Dinner is served Timings are between 30 minutes – 1 hour later in Winter

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Fly to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 6: Fly to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

    This morning after breakfast you will depart for Johannesburg, travelling about 5 hours to the airport. Board your 2 hour flight to Gqeberha where upon arrival you will check into the hotel before dinner.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Garden Route
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 7: Garden Route

    Depart this morning for Knysna and enroute you will visit Oudebosch Protea Farm, learning about the country's national flower. Continue further to Tsitsikamma National Park a protected area renowned for its stunning coastal and forest landscape. Further south you will arrive in the picturesque town of Knysna, that boasts a beautiful lagoon, the Knysna Heads and has a vibrant waterfront. Today’s sightseeing will last approximately 8 hours.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Discover Knysna
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 8: Discover Knysna

    Today’s highlight is The Featherbed Eco Experience, an enchanting adventure that takes visitors on a scenic boat cruise across the Knysna Lagoon. Afterwards a guided tractor ride leads you to the top of the western head, offering breathtaking views of the lagoon, ocean, and mountains. A gentle nature walk through the coastal forest provides insights into the area's unique flora and fauna and enjoy a delicious lunch in this picturesque setting. This amazing experience will last approximately 3-4 hours and you will have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Knysna to Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 9: Knysna to Cape Town

    The journey from Knysna to Cape Town, approximately 6 hours, offers a delightful blend of unique experiences and breathtaking scenery along the way. Starting with Oudtshoorn, you will explore the fascinating Cango Caves, a subterranean wonder with impressive stalactite and stalagmite formations. From there, head to an ostrich farm for a tractor tour and enjoy a scrumptious lunch featuring ostrich delicacies. Continue the drive to Cape Town. Today’s journey and sightseeing will last approximately 8 hours.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 10
    Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 10: Cape Town

    Start today with an orientation tour into the rich history and vibrant culture of this stunning city. Drive past Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens and Houses of Parliament. Lunch is an experience at Bo-Kaap Kombuis, offering you an authentic Cape Malay cooking demonstration. Ascend Table Mountain (weather permitting) via the cableway for breathtaking panoramic views. Today’s exploration will be approximately 8 hours. Should Table Mountain be closed due to weather, a drive-up Signal Hill, for a photo opportunity, will be provided.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 11
    Cape Peninsula
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 11: Cape Peninsula

    Begin with a thrilling 45-minute sea island cruise, where you can witness playful seals in their natural habitat. Weather permitting, embark on a breathtaking drive along Chapman's Peak, boasting sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Discover the rugged beauty of Cape Point, where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet, and visit the historic Cape Point Lighthouse for panoramic vistas. Finally, enjoy a stop at Boulders Beach, famous for its resident African penguin colony, where you can observe these charming creatures up close. Touring this magnificent peninsular lasts for approximately 8 hours.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 12
    The Winelands
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 12: The Winelands

    Embark on a delightful Winelands tour exploring these renowned regions, starting in Stellenbosch. Tour the town before making your way to Franschhoek. Boschendal Wine Estate awaits with its picturesque vineyards and rich history. Taste exquisite wines and savor a delicious lunch at Haute Cabriere, offering magnificent views of the valley. Discover the art of winemaking and sample their finest vintages. End this day with an unforgettable dinner at Gold Restaurant. You will enjoy approximately 7 hours discovering this picturesque region.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Depart Cape Town
    Breakfast
    Day 13: Depart Cape Town

    Today is at leisure for you to explore or shop as you please. The waterfront offers a wide variety of activities, dining, and entertainment experiences, from boat trips, aquarium to The Eye, you will have plenty to keep you busy. This afternoon you will transfer 1 hour to Cape Town International Airport for your flight home.

    Breakfast
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Trip Notes

Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 16
    26
    21
  • 15
  • Johannesburg
  • 15
    26
    20
  • 125
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 16
    26
    21
  • 17
  • Johannesburg
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 90
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 20
  • Johannesburg
  • 13
    24
    19
  • 91
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 12
    23
    17
  • 41
  • Johannesburg
  • 10
    21
    16
  • 54
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 9
    20
    15
  • 69
  • Johannesburg
  • 7
    19
    13
  • 13
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 8
    18
    13
  • 93
  • Johannesburg
  • 4
    16
    10
  • 9
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 7
    18
    12
  • 82
  • Johannesburg
  • 4
    17
    10
  • 4
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 8
    18
    13
  • 77
  • Johannesburg
  • 6
    19
    13
  • 6
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 9
    19
    14
  • 40
  • Johannesburg
  • 9
    23
    16
  • 27
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 11
    21
    16
  • 30
  • Johannesburg
  • 11
    24
    18
  • 72
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 13
    24
    18
  • 14
  • Johannesburg
  • 13
    24
    18
  • 117
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 15
    25
    20
  • 17
  • Johannesburg
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 105

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    • Land only: This tour price is based on land itinerary only. No international flights are included.
    • Visa: A visa may be required and is not included in the tour price. Please check entry requirements with your nearest Consulate.
    • Tipping kitty: Customary tipping amount of approximately USD180pp is paid locally.
    • Transfers: Airport transfers are included when arriving on the first day and departing on that last day of the tour, or when booking the group tour additional nights’ accommodation through Wendy Wu Tours.
    • Early check-in and late check-out are not included but can be arranged at an additional price.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • Meals as stated (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with English-speaking guides & entrance fees
    • All accommodation

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