CAPE Kaleidoscope

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Live the sights and sounds of the Klein Karoo; meander along the
Garden Route and send a postcard from the iconic Post Office Tree.
View the ‘Big 5’ and visit the southern tip of Africa.

Trip Highlights

• Wine tasting on the world’s longest wine
• Sunset Knysna oyster cruise
• Big 5’ open safari vehicle game viewing
• Arniston coastal village hospitality
• Stand at the southernmost tip of Africa
• Cape Agulhas map of Africa monument

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Group size

14 guests per vehicle

Departure details
Time: Mondays and Wednesdays
Sea Point hotels ±07h30 • Waterfront hotels ±08h00 • City hotels ±08h15 Collection times vary; are subject to the hotel collection route and will be confirmed, via the hotel, the day prior to departure.

Dates 2022:

May 4, 11, 18, 25

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19, 26

5 Days CAPE Kaleidoscope

Day 1 | Monday / Wednesday
Guests are collected from the hotel and travel inland, via Route 62, towards Oudtshoorn. Route 62 meanders through vineyards, mountain vistas and the semi-arid Klein Karoo. Guests savour lunch (own account) in Barrydale, at the foot of the Langeberg mountains. Afterwards, discovering Calitzdorp, South Africa’s port wine capital. Guests can enjoy wine tasting (own account). Oudtshoorn, dubbed ‘the ostrich capital of the world’, boasts over 400 ostrich farms and several so-called Feather Mansions. Guests board a tractor for a guided tour of a working ostrich farm. Relax and delight in the friendly Klein Karoo hospitality. Enjoy dinner in town.
Overnight at Hlangana Lodge or similar – Dinner and breakfast.

Day 2 | Tuesday / Thursday
Guests enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before departing for Knysna. The
tour visits the Cango Caves, a 20 million year-old national treasure in the
foothills of the Swartberg mountains, before continuing over the Outeniqua
mountains to the Garden Route.
Admire sweeping views from Dolphin Point and the Map of Africa (weather
permitting), savour lunch (own account) and continue on to Knysna.
In Knysna, guests board a boat and enjoy a sunset Knysna oyster tour
(weather permitting). This informative cruise introduces foodies to local
wines and the culinary delights of a wild Knysna oyster. Dinner is served at
a Knysna Estuary Restaurant.
Overnight at Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays or similar – Dinner
and breakfast.

Day 3 | Wednesday / Friday
Guests depart the hotel after breakfast and head for the historical harbour
town of Mossel Bay. Guests visit the Dias Museum Complex and several
different museums, including the Shell and Maritime Museums as well as
the iconic Post Office Tree. Lunch (own account) is savoured at The Point.
Guests continue westwards to a private game reserve for the evening’s
accommodation. The reserve offers guests the opportunity to see the ‘Big
5’ and other game. Board an open safari vehicle for an afternoon game drive.
Delight in an outdoor dining experience (weather permitting).
Overnight at Garden Route Game Lodge or similar – Dinner, breakfast and
2 game viewing excursions.

Day 4 | Thursday / Saturday
Guests enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast. The reserve is
home to elephant, lion, buffalo, white rhino, giraffe, cheetah and a variety of
antelope species.
The tour departs for Arniston, a small coastal village in the Overberg region
on the Cape south coast. Lunch (own account) and local farm produce
tasting (time permitting – own account) are enjoyed en route. Dinner is
served at the hotel.
Overnight at The Arniston Hotel or similar – Dinner and breakfast.

Day 5 | Friday / Sunday
Guests enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing for Cape Agulhas, the
southern-most tip of Africa and where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic.
The Cape of Storms is notorious for its many wrecks.
Visit the new map of Africa monument and a South African national
monument – the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and Museum. Continue on to
Hermanus, renowned for its whale watching. In season (July to November)
the southern right whales return to these waters to calve.
Lunch is enjoyed en route (own account). The tour continues its meander
along the False Bay coast and concludes late afternoon at a Cape Town city hotel.