On this trip, you will travel to: Cape Town, The Wine Region, The Free State, Garden Route, Golden Gate
The trip includes: 12 nights of accommodation, a local guide, ground transportation, local flights, all scheduled activities and daily hot breakfasts. (All meals are included at select Reserves and while on safari.)

Day 1 - Arrival : Cape Town
(welcomed by your ADT guide at the airport)

Arrive at Cape Town Airport where you will be welcomed by your host and transported to your lodging in Camps Bay at the Auberge du Cup Private Lodge (Beautiful views - A great place to get rid of the jet lag) Depending on the time of your arrival you can take a cable car ride up Table Mountain and visit V&A Waterfront for dinner or relax in the comfort of the lodge.
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Day 2: Cape Point
After a full breakfast we will drive the scenic route to Cape Point where the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet and then onwards down the coastline via Chapman’s Peak to the whale town of Hermanus.

Stay in the exclusive Schulphoek Sea front Guest House and enjoy dinner in one of the town’s unique restaurants.

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Day 3: Gansbaai (shark dive)
Early breakfast and off to Gansbaai for a day of Great White Cage Diving with White Shark Ecoventures. (weather permitting)

Stay at Saxon Lodge in Gansbaai

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Day 4:Swellendam
Another opportunity to swim with the Sharks. If the previous day’s diving proved successful we will head towards Oudtshoorn for the Crock Dives and stay in the Stone Breaker Lodge. If we decide to spend the morning shark viewing we will leave towards Swellendam (This is on our way to the Klein Karoo) and overnight in the Braeside Bed & Breakfast, a historic Cape Edwardian guesthouse, built in 1900, with breathtaking views of the Marloth Nature Reserve.
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Day 5: Oudtshoorn
After breakfast continue on to Oudshoorn where the afternoon will be spent at the Cango Ranch where you can swim with the crocodiles or ride an ostrich. The world famous Cango Caves are also nearby and the adventure caving route is a challenging and worth while experience.

Sleep at the beautiful Stone Breaker Lodge

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Day 6: Knysna Lagoon
Another opportunity to visit the Crocks or take a walk through the Cango Caves. We will continue over the Maluti Mountains to the Rustic town of Knysna. Depending on what time we arrive, you can either enjoy a sundowner cruise on a sailboat to the rugged “HEADS” of the lagoon or take the cable car to the viewpoint above the river mouth

Sleep at Headlands House - The “highest” guest house in the area with incredible ocean views from every room

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Day 7: Strorms River Mouth
Onwards to the Bloukrans Bridge (the highest single-span bridge in Africa) for a Bungy Jump or Bridge Swing.
Afterwards we will head into the Tsitsikamma forest where you can do a forest canopy tour using zip-lines as transport between the ancient indigenous trees. (a lot of fun) Spend the afternoon in the protected area of the coastline.

Sleep in a log cabin on the ocean in StormsRiver National Park

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Day 8: Addo National Park
Storms River Mouth has some of the best short hiking trials in the world and a boat ride up the river is something that should not be missed. In the afternoon we will depart towards the Addo Elephant National Park, which is on the way to the Free State and you will overnight in one of the private chalets inside the park. Take a game drive too see the large herds of elephants and other animals that roam the area.
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Day 9: Bospoort
After an early morning visit to the park’s largest water hole to see some more animals we will head towards Bospoort Guest Lodge, your private 2,500 acres of land in the Southern Free State; sip fine wines and brandies and relax as the local staff cook you dinner over the open fire. Here you will get a taste of the real South Africa and will meet some interesting local people.

Sleep in your private stone chalet overlooking the Calidon river.

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Day 10: Lestatsi Private Reserve
Have an authentic South African breakfast and spend the morning exploring the wilds of Bospoort. In the afternoon we will transfer to the nearby Lestatsi Private Reserve for a private game drive and dinner. Letsatsi is the Free State’s premier Game Reserve and is home to a large number of Cape Buffalo, Wildebeest, Zebra, Rhinos, Giraffes, leopards, etc.

Overnight in one of Lestasti’s luxury rooms.

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Day 11: Golden Gate National Park
Breakfast with a view of the countryside before we are off towards the Golden Gate National Park with it’s enormous Rock Formations and ancient caves full of paintings of the prehistoric Bushman.
The nearby town of Clarens is a favorite weekend getaway for the local people and is full of little art galleries and rustic cafes.

Overnight at the Brandwag Hotel and Resort.

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Day 12 - Friday, Feb 6 - Johannesburg
Depart towards Johannesburg where you visit some sites before your flight home.
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