* You will be collected by a South Safari representative at George airport for a leisurely cruise down the Garden Route to Plettenberg Bay. * Stop along the way to view Kaaimans pass and other scenery of significance during this short drive. * Travel via to short and scenic lake district to Knysna and Plettenber Bay ; there will be sufficient time to get to your accommodation venue in time to unpack and refresh. * Select from Gilly’s or Cornuti restaurants for your evening meal (own account). * Overnight at Piesang Valley Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)
* John, our host, will ensure that you a Lekker local breakfast on the terrace before we head off to the Tsitsikamma Forest and Storms River National Park. * We will spend at least 2 – 3 hours at the National Park as there is a nice hike to the suspension bridge. * The majority of the route goes through ancient forest walkways to the suspension bridges. * There is a restaurant for light meals if required; alternatively we will head from Blaauwkrans Bridge to view the highest bungi jump platform in the world. The scenery around these deep gorges is amazing for all of us sane people who do not wish to jump. * Nature’s valley is on our day’s list to visit, but we will also keep it as an optional extra if other additions are added. * Depending on everyone’s appetite for walking we can visit Robberg reserve back in Plettenberg Bay. * Alternatively (for the ladies) there will be opportunities to see local art and craft stores. * Overnight at Piesang Valley Lodge (Bed & Breakfast).
* Check-out after breakfast for a travel in the direction towards towards Knysna for a visit to East Head; wilderness lakes area and George before crossing the Outeniqua Mountain to the interior. * Visit Highgate Ostrich Ranch to see if you can balance on an Ostrich egg, or better, sitting on and riding one of these creatures. * The rest of the day will be dedicated to visiting Swartberg pass and surrounding areas. * Overnight in Knysna (Bed & Breakfast)
* Check out after breakfast and depart for the Caves to do a standard tour. * A short drive from the caves to Cango wildlife ranch for a walk on the wild side; they have lots of wild animals and cuddly cubs to pat. Even a crocodile or two at close range if you wish! * Route 62 offers great scenery for the next 2 hours before stopping at the Country Pumpkin in Barrydale. * Arrive in Cape Town late afternoon; there are many restaurant options which will be discussed. * Overnight at Lagoon Beach Hotel (Bed & Breakfast).