Coast to Wild: The 5-Day Cape Town to Addo Expedition
Embark on an exhilarating 5-day expedition from Cape Town to Addo, immersing yourself in the untamed beauty of South Africa’s wildlife. Journey through diverse landscapes as you make your way to Addo Elephant National Park, where you’ll witness breathtaking encounters with magnificent elephants and a myriad of other wildlife species.
YOUR ITINERARY DAY 1: Garden Route – Hermanus & Cape Agulhas DAY 2: Garden Route – Oudtshoorn, Sedgefield, Knysna & Plettenberg Bay DAY 3: Garden Route – Tsitsikamma National Park DAY 4: Garden Route – Jeffreys Bay & Port Elizabeth DAY 5: Addo Elephant Park
All private tours are in English. Other languages on request. All our tours are offered on a private basis and can be customized. We are very flexible in accommodating your needs and we can tailor-make this itinerary for you, your friends, family or clients.
Day 1 – Hermanus & Cape Agulhas
Embark on an incredible 5-day adventure as you drive from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn, passing through the picturesque coastal towns of Hermanus and Cape Agulhas. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the renowned Whale Coast Route in Hermanus, where you may spot majestic Southern Right Whales frolicking in the ocean. At Cape Agulhas, stand at the southernmost tip of Africa and witness the meeting of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Finally, arrive in Oudtshoorn, known as the ostrich capital of the world.
Hermanus A town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa, rich in breath-taking scenery; with its unparalleled scenic beauty, modern infrastructure, upmarket shops and endless adventure options. The destination is also famous for Southern right whale watching during the southern winter to spring seasons.
Cape Agulhas The southernmost part of Africa – is a rocky headland in Western Cape, South Africa. The dividing line between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans according to the International Hydrographic Organization.
Day 2 – Cango Caves & Ostrich Farm
On the second day of your adventure, begin with an exhilarating morning safari, immersing yourself in the enchanting wilderness and encountering Africa’s incredible wildlife up close. After the safari, venture to Oudtshoorn to explore the fascinating Cango Caves, a subterranean wonder filled with stunning limestone formations. Discover the world of ostriches at an ostrich farm, where you can observe these magnificent creatures and even try your hand at riding one. In the afternoon, continue your journey along the scenic Garden Route, passing through Sedgefield, Knysna, and Plettenberg Bay, where breathtaking coastal views and charming towns await, offering a perfect blend of nature and relaxation.
Cango Caves Discover the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn. Marvel at the intricate limestone formations that have been sculpted over millions of years, creating a mesmerizing labyrinth of chambers and tunnels. Explore the awe-inspiring dripstone formations, ancient stalactites, and stalagmites as you delve deeper into the mysterious depths of the caves, immersing yourself in a captivating subterranean adventure.
Ostrich Farm Experience the unique charm of Oudtshoorn’s Ostrich Farm, where you’ll get up close and personal with these magnificent birds. Learn about their fascinating behavior, witness their impressive speed during ostrich races and even have the opportunity to interact with these gentle giants, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Day 3 – Tsitsikamma National Park
Today, you’ll drive to the awe-inspiring Tsitsikamma National Park, a haven of natural beauty and thrilling activities. Immerse yourself in the stunning surroundings, with verdant forests, dramatic cliffs and the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. Indulge your adventurous spirit by participating in thrilling activities like bungee jumping from the famous Bloukrans Bridge, an adrenaline-pumping experience that will leave you exhilarated. If you seek a different kind of excitement, embark on a thrilling river rafting expedition along the Storms River, immersing yourself in the scenic beauty while navigating its rapids. Tsitsikamma National Park offers an unforgettable blend of natural wonders and thrilling adventures for the ultimate outdoor enthusiast.
Day 4 – Jeffrey’s Bay& Port Elizabeth
On the fourth day, you’ll visit the renowned surfing paradise of Jeffreys Bay, known for its world-class waves and laid-back coastal atmosphere. Spend time exploring the beautiful beaches, witnessing the impressive surf breaks, and even trying your hand at surfing if you’re up for the challenge. As you continue your journey, you’ll pass through Port Elizabeth, a vibrant city known for its rich history and diverse cultural heritage. Take a stroll along the scenic waterfront, visit historical sites like Fort Frederick, or simply soak up the lively atmosphere before heading to your next destination.
Day 5 – Addo Elephant Park
Finally, on the last day of your 5-day tour, you’ll reach the highlight of your journey: Addo Elephant National Park. Prepare to be amazed as you enter this renowned sanctuary, home to one of the densest elephant populations in Africa. Enjoy an exhilarating game drive, where you’ll have the opportunity to spot not only elephants but also buffaloes, zebras and a variety of other wildlife species. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural landscapes and capture unforgettable moments in the heart of the African wilderness. Concluding your adventure, you’ll be dropped off in Port Elizabeth, filled with cherished memories of an incredible journey through the captivating landscapes and remarkable wildlife of South Africa.