This easy 11 day self-drive vacation allows you to explore at your leisure. Collect your car on arrival at Cape Town Airport. A 3 night stay at the Radisson Hotel makes sure you are centrally located. Take a scenic drive along the Garden Route to the luxurious 5 star Pezula Resort, Knysna for 3 nights. A flight to Durban, car hire and a short drive to Zimbali Lodge for a 1 night stay. Head north up the Natal Coast. Enjoy 3 nights at the remote Thonga Beach Lodge.

– Explore Cape Town area at your leisure.
– Highlights include Table Mountain, Cape Point and the Winelands
– Scenic Garden Route drive
– Relax or enjoy the activities on offer along the Garden Route
– Wild unspoilt beaches along the KwaZulu Natal Coast
– Shallow reefs offering stunning seascapes for snorkeling & diving

Day 1 : Radisson Blu Waterfront

Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you can make your way to the car hire counter to pick up your rental vehicle. It will come with a GPS to help you on your self-drive tour. Check into the Radisson Hotel, a luxury hotel on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

Destination Cape Town South Africa
Accommodation Radisson Blu Waterfront
Activities Cape Town city sight seeing

Day 2 : Radisson Blu Waterfront

There are many highlights in the beautiful city of Cape Town so your days are at your leisure exploring these attractions. From nature and scenic beauty – the iconic Table Mountain and penguins on Boulders Beach – to history and culture at Robben Island Tours and Township Tours.

Destination Cape Town South Africa
Accommodation Radisson Blu Waterfront
Activities Cape Town sightseeing

Day 3 : Radisson Blu Waterfront

Enjoy a wide range of sight seeing options - Table Mountain Cableway, Atlantic seaboard beaches, Penguin Colony at Simonstown, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. And the Famous Cape Winelands are only 30 mins away!

Destination Cape Town South Africa
Accommodation Radisson Blu Waterfront
Activities Cape Town sightseeing

Day 4 : Conrad Pezula Resort and Spa

The drive down the scenic Garden Route to Knysna takes around 6 hours depending on how often you like to stop for photographs! Spend time exploring this magnificent stretch of coastline from your base at the 5 star luxurious Pezula Hotel & Spa, perched on the edge of the Knysna Heads.

Destination Garden Route Knysna
Activities Garden Route adventures

Day 5 : Conrad Pezula Resort and Spa

This diverse area offers something for everyone.Activities are endless, cuisine is superb and you are spoilt for choice over your 3 night stay here. From scenic beauty and nature trails to wildlife, water life, bird life – lagoons, rivers and the rugged coast to a mild year round climate.

Destination Garden Route Knysna
Activities Garden Route adventures

Day 6 : Conrad Pezula Resort and Spa

Your generous Studio Suite has panoramic views over the Knysna Lagoon, or across the golf course to the Indian Ocean.

Destination Garden Route Knysna
Activities Knysna,Garden Route adventures

Day 7 : Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

Today is about making your way to the next part of your self-drive adventure in South Africa. A 3 hour drive to Port Elizabeth gets you to the airport for your flight to Durban. Arriving at the new King Shaka International Airport in Durban you collect your hire car drive to Zimbali Lodge for an overnight stay.

Destination South Africa
Accommodation Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
Activities Beach and golf

Day 8 : Thonga Beach Lodge

A relaxed breakfast and a simple drive following the Coast north gets you to the Coastal Cashews pick up point for a transfer to Thonga Beach Lodge. Thonga Beach Lodge takes full advantage of its unique position – set above a private sandy beach, nestled into the coastal dune forest.

Accommodation Thonga Beach Lodge
Activities Beach and Golf

Day 9 : Thonga Beach Lodge

, it is in complete harmony with the environment. A 3 night stay here allows you to soak up its unique position as well as get involved in a superb array of activities.Your thatched suites are inspired by the local Thonga architecture and have sea views or a dune forest setting.

Accommodation Thonga Beach Lodge
Activities Diving, swimming,fishing

Day 10 : Thonga Beach Lodge

The Lodge is eco-friendly and raised walk ways protect the Milkwood Forests. Activities on offer include snorkeling & diving, an Open Ocean Experience, the fresh water Lake Sibaya, bird watching, turtle trekking (in season) and local Tsonga cultural experiences.

Accommodation Thonga Beach Lodge
Activities Swimmnig, diving,fishing,forest walks

Day 11 : Thonga Beach Lodge

After your last swim and breakfast a transfer to your vehicle and a enjoy a scenic drive South to the King Shaka International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. Arrive in time for your International connection home.

Accommodation Thonga Beach Lodge
Activities Transfer