Cape Town, Garden Route & Game

13 day Holiday Idea - from £1249

Begin with unforgettable Cape Town, before embarking on a self-drive adventure through the Garden Route with its beautiful mountain and coastal scenery. Finish your holiday with an amazing safari in an Eastern Cape game reserve.


  • 3 days to explore Cape Town
  • Magnificent scenery of the Garden Route
  • Visit Knysna’s lagoon
  • Ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn
  • Big 5 game experience
Item Saved to wishlist Plan your holiday
Expand All Collapse All

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Cape Town

After your flight from the UK, you will be met at Cape Town airport for a private transfer to your hotel, your base for the next 3 days.

The Protea Breakwater is superbly located close to the shops, restaurants and galleries of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. From here you can explore the city, the nearby beaches and the walking trails of Table Mountain, or head out to the Cape of Good Hope or Winelands on one of our exciting day tours and activities.

Day 4 - Garden Route Self Drive

Your car will be delivered to your hotel this morning for the start of your Exploring the Garden Route Self Drive. This stunningly beautiful region of South Africa includes forbidding mountains, steep gorges, forests, vineyards and magnificent coastal scenery.

Travel through the famous Winelands on to the quaint town of Montagu. Next join the popular Route 62 drive to Oudtshoorn, famous for its ostrich farms and Cango Caves. In Knysna enjoy the beautiful lagoon and nearby beaches, before continuing to Port Elizabeth, where you may like to stop at Tsitsikamma National Park on the way.

Day 9 - Port Elizabeth

Spend a night in Port Elizabeth where you can do some last minute souvenir shopping or just chill out on the beach.

Day 10 - Eastern Cape Game Reserve

This morning after breakfast it is just an hours drive to Amakhala Game Reserve for an exciting three night stay at Woodbury Lodge. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives each day in the scenic reserve, looking out for the lion, rhino, giraffe and lots of other iconic African wildlife. Your stay is all inclusive with meals and selected drinks included in the price.

Day 13 - Farewell

This morning there may be time for one last game drive, before the drive back to Port Elizabeth for your flight home.

13 day Holiday Idea - from £1249

With flights from £1882

Ask us to design a similar holiday just for you

Item Saved Enquire now

Guide prices shown are per person based on two sharing standard accommodation and include full ABTA/ATOL protection. Prices vary according to season and standard of accommodation chosen. Includes car hire and accommodation with breakfast.

Cape Town, Garden Route & Game Map


This suggested itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Destinations. It can be booked as it is or changed to suit your requirements. Your holiday idea includes:

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 10-days car hire
  • Transfers in Cape Town
  • Meals and selected drinks on safari

You can:

  • Choose different hotels or resorts
  • Extend your stay in any of the locations
  • Add day tours and activities in the places you visit
  • Combine with other itineraries and destinations

See more South Africa Holiday Ideas…

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Africa Expert on 0333 234 3667