South Africa Discoverer

10 days,Durban to Cape Town

Track wildlife in Addo Elephant National Park, take in the dramatic scenery of the Wild Coast, hike in Tsitsikamma National Park, soak up the culture of Cape Town.

Explore South Africa's fascinating cultural diversity on this exciting journey through the 'Rainbow Nation'. Chase stunning views through Tsitsikamma National Park and track big game across Addo Elephant National Park. Led by a knowledgeable and dynamic CEO, journey across the southern coast in search of phenomenal wildlife and dramatic scenery. With an itinerary taking in the best of the Garden Route, you'll be talking about this 10-day adventure for a long, long time.

What's Included

  • Addo Elephant National Park entrance and game drive
  • Traditional Durban meal and miner's gumboot dance
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners. (Allow USD40-55 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • 15-seat touring vehicle, maximum 14 passengers.
  • 2 Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) throughout as head guide/cook and driver, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 14, avg 12.
  • Participation camping (6 nts), backpacker dorm (2 nt), simple hotel (1 nt).


Day 1Durban(1D)

Arrive at any time. Enjoy a traditional Durban meal and watch a traditional miner's gumboot dance.

Day 2Durban/Chintsa(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel south into the heartland of the Xhosa people and on to Chintsa, a little piece of paradise with 15km (9.3 mi) of beach.

Day 3Chintsa(1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the day enjoying the 15km (9.3 mi) of beach. Opt to surf, join a guided game drive, or visit a local craft brewery.

Day 4Chintsa/Addo Elephant National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a game drive in Addo Elephant National Park in the touring vehicle.

Day 5Addo Elephant National Park/Tsitsikamma National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Tsitsikamma NP. Opt to hike, snorkel, canoe, whale watch, or bungee jump.

Day 6Tsitsikamma National Park(1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the day at Tsitsikamma National Park. Opt to hike, snorkel, canoe, whale watch, or bungee jump.

Day 7Tsitsikamma National Park/Knysna(1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel further west to the town of Knysna, famous for the Knysna Lagoon and the "Heads" (sea cliffs). Opt to visit a cheetah sanctuary or a monkey park en route to Knysna.

Day 8Knysna/Oudtshoorn(1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the sea cliffs of Knysna Heads. Opt to explore the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn or one of the many ostrich farms in the area.

Day 9Oudtshoorn/Cape Town(1B, 1L)

Travel to beautiful Cape Town. Enjoy amazing views of Table Mountain, and explore the vibrant, cosmopolitan city at night.

Day 10Cape Town(1B)

Depart at any time.

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