6 days – Garden Route Exclusive – Self Drive South Africa

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6 days
Self Drive
Cape Town - Cape Town or Port Elizabeth
South Africa
Min Age : N/A (18 for car rental)
Tour Details

This self drive allows you to explore Cape Town,  the Cape winelands, the Karoo and the Garden Route. A magnificent area of South African with plenty on offer for all ages and interests!

Please visit the DETAILED ITINERARY for more elaborate information and pictures on places, accommodation and things to do.

You can start and finish in Cape-Town or Port -Elizabeth


Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Oudtshoorn, Knysna, Storms River


Accommodation is in small guesthouses and lodges.


Minimum age is 18 for car rental. 


  • Car Rental upgrade
  • Accommodation upgrade
  • Extra nights
  • Pre-planned activities

Departure & Return Location

Cape Town – Cape Town or Port Elizabeth

Departure Time

Any time

Price Includes

  • Accommodation & Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Car rental Group E (Toyota Rav 4 similar) including total waiver, second driver's fee,unlimited kilometres, GPS, tourism levy, Windscreen&Tyre waiver, VAT, contract fee, R0 damage responsibility
  • Reservation costs
  • Travel App with your itinerary
  • Travel Documentation & Directions
  • 24/7 assistance
  • Coverage by guarantee fund

Price Excludes

  • All flights (international and within South Africa, bookable via African Travels)
  • Meals/drinks not mentioned in the travel schedule
  • All Insurance (travel and/or cancellation)
  • Petrol
  • One way fees
  • All entrance fees and conservation fees for parks and attractions
  • Car Bond (refundable if no damages)
  • Tips
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • E-toll
  • Meet & Greet service upon arrival


5 nights in small guesthouses & lodges

Pictures of Accommodation 

Accommodation is in small guesthouses and self catering accommodation. Bedding Provided.
African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only run by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful and safe locations, they will contribute to your ultimate Africa experience. From small questhouses, tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!


Day 1Cape Town

Your start your journey in Cape Town, also known as the Mother City. Explore the many attractions on the hop-on-hop-off bus, take a drive along Chapmans Peak, visit cape Point, the V&A Waterfront, the penguins at Boulders Beach or take a stroll on one of the many breath-taking beaches! The active amongst you could try to climb Table Mountain, or hike one of the many trails. Soak up the vibes of this amazing city, it never disappoints!

Day 2Stellenbosch

Today you can enjoy some of the worlds best wine tasting in the area. Drive around and visit various wineries while enjoying the stunning landscape as well.

Day 3Oudtshoorn

After breakfast, you will continue your journey via the very scenic R62 road towards your next destination; Oudtshoorn. Famous for its ostrich farms, this Klein Karoo town offers good old-fashioned hospitality and plenty of things to do for people of all ages.

Day 4Knysna

Knysna has a stunning lagoon. There is plenty to do here; Go for a sailing cruise or whale/dolphin cruise, visit the many shops at the Waterfront, visit the nature reserve, play a round of golf on one of the amazing courses in the area, visit the Knysna Elephant Park or have cocktails after an oyster tasting at the Project Bar on Thesen Island!

Day 5Plettenberg Bay

Enjoy the amazing scenery and coast line of this pretty town. Go to the beach, hike or just enjoy the scenery!

Day 6Last day

Time to drive back to the airport (Cape Town or Port Elizabeth), fill up the fuel tank, hand in the rental car and check in for your flight. We hope you have enjoyed every element of this trip along the Garden Route!