Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 10-99 yrs
  • max group size 50
  • guiding method Partially guided
  • Tour Code BM-36265
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Paarl, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
  • +6
Start in Paarl and end in Cape Town, the trip "Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive" is a self-guided art and architecture tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Arniston, Hermanus, Addo Elephant National Park and 5 other destinations in South Africa. "Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive" is a private trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Join our eight-day self-drive tour and discover the natural gem of South Africa at your own pace, one of the most diverse and exciting countries in the world. Visit and farm and see large flocks of ostriches. Explore the Cango Caves, discovered by the San almost 10’000 years ago. Admire South Africa’s extensive coastline and spectacular views and travel to the continent’s most south-western point, this trip will fill your senses and satisfy your curiosity about this thrilling country.
  • Day 1: Arrival Cape Town / Car Hire Pick-up – Paarl (55km – 45min)
  • Day 2: Paarl – Oudtshoorn (375km – 4.5hrs)
  • Day 3: Oudtshoorn – Sundays River Valley (400km – 5hrs)
  • Day 4: Sundays River Valley – Addo N. Park – Sundays River Valley (40km – 30min)
  • Day 5: Sundays River Valley – Knysna (320km – 4hrs)
  • Day 6: Knysna – Cape South Coast (365km – 4.5hrs)
  • Day 7: Cape South Coast – Hermanus (115km – 1.5hrs)
  • Day 8: Hermanus – Car Hire Return / Departure Cape Town (100km – 1.5hr)
  • 7 night's hotel accommodation
  • Standard Hotel Category = Cascade Country Manor or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Cascade Country Manor or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Grande Roche Hotel or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = De Zeekoe Guest Farm & Reserve or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Surval Boutique Olive Estate or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Rosenhof Country House or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = Chrislin African Lodge or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Zuurberg Mountain Village or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Woodall Country House & Spa or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = The Graywood Hotel or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = aha The Rex Hotel or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Kanonkop Guest House or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = The Arniston Spa Hotel or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = The Arniston Spa Hotel or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = The Arniston Spa Hotel or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category = Windsor Hotel Hermanus or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Harbour House Hotel or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = The Marine or similar 5*
  • Standard Hotel Category: Car Group T = Kia Picanto or similar (Manual)
  • Superior Hotel Category: Car Group D = Toyota Yaris or similar (Automatic)
  • Deluxe Hotel Category: Car Group R = Toyota Rav or similar (Automatic)
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Operated with English-speaking local guide during the activities on Day 2 and 3
  • 7-day car hire
  • Pick up and drop off at Cape Town International Airport
  • Unlimited kilometres
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Airport surcharge
  • PAI
  • Windscreen & Tyre and rim damage, hubcaps
  • Theft and Collision Damage Waiver
  • 15% VAT
  • Tourism Levy
  • Carbon Emissions Tax
  • Damage due to Sandblasting
  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned as included: Safari Ostrich Farm guided visit (Day 2); Cango Caves guided visit (Day 3)
  • Meet & Greet
  • Please note that this tour is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed may be visited independently, the package only covers the activities mentioned as included
  • Tour guide except on Day 2 and 3
  • Visa fees
  • Domestic flights
  • International flights
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • Recommended tours
  • Optional tours
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.
  • Minimum age of driver: 21 years, driver younger than 21 only with special permission
  • The driver needs to be in possession of a valid International drivers license and an international Credit Card
  • Rental calculation is based on a 24hr rate (07:00 07:00 = 1 day, 07:00 09:00 = 2 days) additional day will be charged for late returns
  • There is no refund for the early return of the vehicle
  • Document Administration Fee
  • Additional Driver charge per rental, per driver
  • 2ND Additional Driver
  • E-tolling Fees
  • Young Driver Surcharge (per driver, per day)
  • Bond deposit (from/to depot)
  • Delivery and Collection fees
  • Claim Administration Fee
  • Claim Handling Fee
  • Assessor's fee
  • Traffic Fine Administration fee
  • One way drop off charges
  • Cross border charges
  • Negligence, abuse, water and undercarriage damage to the vehicle
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive tour. You can cancel the tour up to 92 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 91 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 29 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 91 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Cape Town With Garden Route And Vineyards, Self-drive tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Know Before You Go

On Day 1 recommended arrival is in the morning or early afternoon On Day 8, if you select an optional activity, the recommended time of departure is after 6:00 pm. If you don’t book an optional activity then recommended time of departure is after 12:00 pm Day 3: Cango Caves, the tour starts at 10:00 am, please arrive at least 15 minutes before  Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as the specific route is taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc. We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed   See your doctor for advice in regards to vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis It is compulsory to sign an indemnity form when entering South African National Parks. More information in the regulation and the parks can also be found on the official SANPARKS website:

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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