Western and Eastern Capes

18-day self-drive

Western and Eastern Capes

Journey from Cape to Cape on this comprehensive 18-day private self-drive itinerary.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Cape Town

    You will be met on arrival at Cape Town and transferred to the Four Rosmead Hotel for four nights.

  2. Day 2-4: Cape Town – independent explorations

    The next three days are free for you to explore Cape Town, its outer suburbs and the surrounding coastal and Wineland regions at your own pace.

  3. Day 5: Self-drive to Bushmans Kloof (270km)

    Depart Cape Town this morning and drive to Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve (270km; 3 hours on the N7 highway). On arrival, check into Bushmans Kloof Lodge for 3 nights.

  4. Day 6-7: Bushmans Kloof

    The next two days are free for you to explore the Bushmans Kloof Reserve.

  5. Day 8: Self-drive to Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek (225km)

    Leaving Busmans Kloof after breakfast, travel south to the Franschhoek Valley, in the Winelands region.

  6. Day 9: Cape Winelands

    Explore the Winelands at leisure.

  7. Day 10: Self-drive to Hermanus (100km)

    Drive to the harbour town of Hermanus (approx. 1½ hours from Franschhoek), famous for its fresh sea air and pristine coastline.

  8. Day 11: Whale watching

    The morning is at leisure, allowing you a relaxed breakfast at the guesthouse and time to further explore Hermanus. The main activity of the day is scheduled for this afternoon.

  9. Day 12: Self-drive to Plettenberg Bay (450km)

    Scenic drive to the coastal resort town of Plettenberg Bay, where you check-in at the Southern Cross Beach House for three nights.

  10. Day 13-14: Plettenberg Bay

    There is plenty to do in and around Plettenberg for both the moderately and the very active!

  11. Day 15: Self-drive to Kwandwe Private Game Reserve (400km)

    Say goodbye to Plettenberg Bay and the coastal climes as you head inland to the wild bushveld of Kwandwe Game Reserve. On arrival in Kwandwe, check-in at the Great Fish River Lodge for three nights.

  12. Day 16-17: Kwandwe Game Reserve

    Explore Kwandwe on twice-daily morning and afternoon game drives.

  13. Day 18: Departure

    After breakfast, check out and drive to Port Elizabeth airport, where you return your hire car and board the flight to Johannesburg/Cape Town, where you can connect with your international flight home.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking.

18 days from £3845pp


18 days from £3845pp

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