9-night Self-Drive Tour of South Africa's Garden Route - South Africa - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Beginning our stay in Cape Town and getting to experience the true, raw beauty of this natural coastline while being in the heart of a buzzing metropolis.
  • Choosing to venture out on an optional whale-watching excursion in Hermanus, one of the world's top spots for it!
  • Having the freedom to see what we want with our included rental car for the whole duration of this tour!

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Your Itinerary In Brief

Ready to explore a scenic route stretching some 300 kilometers along South Africa's southwest coast? Follow us on a 10-day / 9-night adventure from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn via Montagu and Knysna!


Drive along winding roads with breathtaking views of majestic mountains, dense forests, crystal clear rivers, white sandy beaches and charming coastal villages. With stunning scenery, fascinating wildlife and a wide range of outdoor activities, you will quickly be impressed by this amazing country - South Africa!


Your itinerary:


Day 1: Arrival in Cape Town


Day 2 & 3: Cape Town


Day 4: Cape Town - Montagu (about 2.5 hours)


Day 5: Montagu - Knysna (about 4 hours)


Day 6: Knysna


Day 7: Knysna - Oudtshoorn (about 1 hour)


Day 8: Oudtshoorn


Day 9: Oudtshoorn - Cape Town (about 5 hours)


Day 10: Cape Town (departure)


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Your Itinerary In Detail

Day 1, 2 & 3: Arrival in Cape Town & Cape Town


Upon arrival at the international airport of Cape Town, you will be met by our representative who will help you pick up your rental car. You will then drive to the hotel, which is about 40 minutes from the airport.


You can already start exploring the city with such discoveries as the City Bowl, a Cape Town neighborhood and amphitheater-like nature reserve bordering Table Bay and bordered by Signal Hill, Lions Head, Table Mountain and Devils Peak.


The area includes the Cape Town Central Business District (CBD), the harbor, Companys Garden and the residential areas of The Waterfront, Devils Peak Estate, District Six, Sunflower, Gardens, Higgovale, Oranjezicht, Scotch Gorge, Tamboerskloof, University Estate, Vredehoek, Walmer Estate and Woodstock.


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Free day to explore Cape Town and its surroundings at your own pace.


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Continue your exploration of the city or choose optionally and with an additional charge, an excursion along the Wine Country. 


Stay overnight with breakfast at the hotel.

Day 4, 5 & 6: Montagu & Knysna


Located in the beautiful Western Cape, Montagu is a popular stop on the famous Route 62, a scenic alternative to the N2 highway. This town is known for its natural hot springs, heritage and idyllic setting. The rugged terrain is characterized by majestic mountains, spectacular passes, vineyards, orchards and rivers. It is a popular destination for mountaineers who flock to climb the many rocks and cliffs surrounding this charming town.


Explore the wide streets lined with more than 20 national monuments in Cape Victorian, discover a wide range of restaurants and eateries, or enjoy the tranquility of the countryside on one of the many hiking trails in and around Montagu.


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Departure to Knysna.


Sandwiched between the towering Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean, Knysna is known as the "Garden of Eden." It is surrounded by world-class forests, charming lagoons and pristine beaches. Not to mention the many markets with delicious food and locally produced organic produce. Explore the town's picturesque waterfront, venture into the lush forest, jump over streams to spot the colorful Knysna Loerie or take a boat ride to the famous Knysna Heads to sample local oysters.


And don't miss the chance to enjoy a wide range of exciting activities: surfing, swimming, sailing, jet skiing, boating, fishing and golf.


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Enjoy this day to explore Knysna at your own pace. 


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.

Day 7, 8, 9 & 10: Oudtshoorn & Departure from Cape Town


Located along the famous Route 62 in South Africa's beautiful Klein Karoo, the charming town of Oudtshoorn is known as the ostrich capital of the world. It is surrounded by numerous ostrich farms and the arid, golden Karoo landscape.


Enjoy locally produced wine and port, taste ostrich meat and biltong, discover the ostrich feather tree at the C.P. Nel Museum and visit the world-famous Cango Caves, Africa's largest cave system, with ancient rock formations and glistening stalactites and stalagmites.


Other popular activities include mountain biking, paragliding, horseback riding, and a day trip to the picturesque town of Prince Albert over the scenic Swartberg Pass. At Oudtshoorn, you can also enjoy a bush safari to experience the true Karoo vegetation in-game observation vehicles. The wide variety of animals includes hippo, giraffe, eland, zebra, buffalo, springbok, and more.


The duration of the bush walks is about 2 hours. About halfway through, a refreshing break is taken at one of the viewpoints. These offer 360-degree panoramic views of the area and the Swartberg Mountains.


Dinner and overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Breakfast at the hotel. Day off to explore the area at your own pace.


Dinner and overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



After breakfast, drive to Cape Town, via the pleasant town of Swellendam.


Overnight stay with breakfast at the hotel.



Depart Cape Town International Airport to return your rental car for your flight home.

Your Hotels

Just for you
Just for you:
  • English-speaking meet and greet in Cape Town
  • One complimentary safari drive in Oudtshoorn
  • One 30-minute Jacuzzi session for two in the hotel spa in Montagu
  • Included tourism levies where applicable
  • Included car rental - Group F/Toyota Corolla Quest or similar (for 10 days)
  • Included theft and collision damage waiver, personal accident insurance, unlimited mileage, carbon tax, airport surcharge and 15% VAT

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Maximum room capacity

Rest each day in carefully selected 3* or 4* hotels (depending on the chosen offer). In these comfortable hotels, you can recharge in peace and enjoy your days even more following a restful night's sleep!


Your 3* hotels:

- Cape Town: ONOMO Hotel Inn on the Square (or equivalent)

- Montagu: Montagu Country Hotel (or equivalent)

- Knysna: The Rex Hotel (or equivalent)

- Oudtshoorn: Buffalo Drift Game Lodge (or equivalent)


Your 4* hotels:

- Cape Town: Cape Milner Hotel (or equivalent)

- Montagu: Montagu Country Hotel (or equivalent)

- Knysna: Premier Resort, The Moorings Knysna (or equivalent)

- Oudtshoorn: Buffalo Drift Game Lodge (or equivalent)

Your Dining Choices

During your stay in Oudtshoorn, you will enjoy a half-board dining plan (breakfast and lunch or dinner, excluding drinks)


For the remainder of your tour, you will enjoy a bed & breakfast dining plan.

Your Optional Excursions

Cape Town - Cape Highlights Full Day Tour (to/from hotel in Cape Town)

Your Optional Excursions

Experience the highlights and gain an appreciation for the natural beauty of the Cape Peninsula. Travel along the Atlantic seaboard via Hout Bay and the iconic Chapman’s Peak Drive. Visit the Cape Point Nature Reserve at the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula; a feature that has captivated travelers and explorers for centuries with its dramatic scenery and fascinating history. Visit the quaint villages of Kalk Bay and St James. Enjoy lunch (own account) and taste award-winning wines at a vineyard nestled in the Constantia Valley. Continue onto the city centre, passing the Castle of Good Hope, and visit the Company Gardens and Cape Malay Quarter, with the opportunity to taste traditional delicacies (own account), before taking in the city views from Signal Hill

Whale Watching Boat Trip with Southern Right Charters (July to October Only)

Your Optional Excursions

Make the most of your trip and opt to go on a Whale Watching Boat Trip!


Trip times: 09:00 / 12:00 / 15:00
Trip duration: 2 – 3 hours
The drive from Cape Town to Hermanus takes approximately 2 hours

Cape Town - Full Day Winelands Tour (to/from the hotel in Cape Town)

Your Optional Excursions

The world-renowned Cape Winelands is situated about an hour’s drive from Cape Town. This tour travels through the premier wine-producing regions of Paarl, Franschhoek, and Stellenbosch. In addition to the wines, guests can expect breathtaking scenery. Each region is characterized by rugged mountain ranges and picturesque valleys with vineyards dotted along the route. Enjoy a cellar tour, and wine tastings at three top wine estates before embarking on a tour through the historic town of Stellenbosch where much of the original Cape Dutch architecture has been preserved.

Montagu – American Dream Cars

Your Optional Excursions

Discover beautiful Montagu and Route 62 in a classic American car. Whether you’re a vintage car lover or want a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot next to these two stunners, American Dream Cars will make your wish come true. Take your pick: a gracious baby blue 1956 Cadillac Sedan De Ville or a gutsy 1964 Cadillac Sedan De Ville. Book your custom-made tour to explore Montagu’s jaw-droppingly beautiful scenery with a qualified tour guide.

Knysna - Featherbed Experience with lunch

Your Optional Excursions

Make the most of your stay by opting to go to Knysna - Featherbed Experience with an included lunch!

Your Journey to South Africa


You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.


The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Your Destinations

South Africa

Bordered by two oceans, South Africa is a mosaic of extraordinarily beautiful landscapes: national parks and nature reserves, major cities, mountains and canyons, beaches, turquoise waters and small villages.


South Africa is an absolutely unique country, benefiting from its location at the southern end of the world's most fascinating continent, in a region that offers more scenery than the world's photographers could possibly capture.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about your trip
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not allowed.
Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

Important Infomation:

24-hour emergency helpline for the full duration of clients’ stay in South Africa - Cape Town: +27 21 525 2551

Included in the price:

- Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels according to the program (depending on the chosen offer)

- Board basis in accordance with the itinerary 

- 1 x Safari in Oudtshoorn per stay

- 1 x 30 min. use of the Jacuzzi for 2 people at the spa in Montagu, per stay

- Reception and assistance at the airport

- Rental car included


Not included in the price:

- Meals and beverages not listed

- Unlisted visits and entrance fees

- Optional excursions

- Personal expenses and gratuities

- Visa fees

- Insurance (optional)

- All other services not listed

- Anything not included in the 'price includes section'

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.


Travel with peace of mind

To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.

Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Car Hire:

Practical information about your rental car:

Minimum age: 23 years old. Driver must have held a driver's license for at least 3 years. Surcharge for young drivers not included (under 23 years old). Driver must have held a driver's license for at least 3 years.

Deposit payable locally: A security deposit, as required, must be paid upon collection of the rental vehicle. The deposit will be refunded upon the return of the vehicle.

Required documents:

Driver's License: Valid driving license with code 08 (EB), code 10 (C1) or international driving license issued by the competent authorities. Must be valid for at least 3 years

Passport: The customer must present their passport when picking up the rental vehicle and provide their full name, residential, postal and physical address, bank details, mobile phone number and email address. A local contact address and phone number must also be provided if the customer is not a citizen of the country where the vehicle is rented.

Credit card: VISA or MASTERCARD or AMERICAN EXPRESS - debit cards are not accepted, in the full name of the driver.


Instructions for picking up and returning the vehicle:

Meeting point?: The car will be picked up and returned at the airport at Europcar.

Office hours: 08:00 - 17:00 hours


Car rental conditions:

The car will be picked up and returned at the airport from Europcar.

Unlimited mileage: Yes

Airport surcharge: No

Civil liability: See point 12 of the general terms and conditions.

Insurance against theft (with deductible)? Insurance against theft and collision damage is included.

Damage/accident insurance (with deductible)? Theft and collision insurance are included.

VAT? Included.


Additional costs:

Additional driver

Young driver

Booster seat: Not available


Additional Terms: A security deposit, as required, must be paid when picking up the rental vehicle. The deposit will be refunded when the vehicle is returned.



Fuel is the responsibility of the driver who must return the vehicle with the original fuel level.


Excess: Excess to be paid by credit card.


Car rental for offers without flight:

To ensure that your rental car is available upon arrival, please inform us of your flight times within 48 hours of booking by filling out the special form in your member account. Without this information, your car may not be available on time.


Important information:

The main name on the reservation will be confirmed as the designated driver. The designated driver must present a credit card in his/her name when picking up the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted). The designated driver must also be able to present a full and valid driver's license at the time of pickup. A deposit will be required when picking up the vehicle. This will be taken in the form of a bank deposit or payment of SCDW or CDW insurance. In case of refusal, the car rental company has the right to cancel your car rental (please note that Visa Electron or Maestro cards are not accepted by car rental companies). Car rentals are based on 24-hour periods. A surcharge may apply for additional hours. Rates are indicative and subject to change. You will be contacted directly with all information regarding your car rental and you will receive all necessary information as well as voucher information. You should receive this information a few days before your departure.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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