South African Romance only for the Best – 11 days
Day 1: Cape Town
On arrival in Cape Town you will be met and transferred to your hotel situate on Camps Bay beach. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, the Camps Bay strip has several restaurant options and you can enjoy a beautiful sunset overlooking the ocean. Overnight.
Day 2: Cape Town
Breakfast. Today you will enjoy a morning city tour including a trip up Table Mountain in the cableway. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Explore this city on your own at your own pace. Enjoy a dinner at the waterfront. Overnight.
Day 3: Cape Town
Breakfast. Enjoy a full day touring the beautiful Cape Peninsula. Explore Hout Bay and take an optional boat trip to Duiker Island (own expense). Spend time at leisure in the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and take a walk (or optional funicular trip) to the top of Cape Point. Visit Simon's Town, home to a colony of African penguins. On the drive back you will have time to stop for a walk at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 4: Franschhoek
Breakfast. This morning our rental vehicle will be delivered to you at your hotel and you can set off to the Cape Winelands. The area has a number of award winning restaurants where you can stop for lunch. Your beautiful hotel, situated on a wine estate, has a private splash pool for you to cool off in while looking across the vineyards. Overnight.
Day 5: Hermanus
Breakfast. Today continue your drive over the mountains and to the Whale Coast and the town of Hermanus. You could do some more wine tasting in the Hemel En Aarde Valley, take a cliff top walk, explore the town or during whale season (May-November) do a whale watching boat trip. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 6: Hermanus
Breakfast. Perhaps this morning you might like a bit of adventure and join a shark cage diving trip! You might also enjoy a zip-lining and/or quad biking experience. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight.
Day 7: Knysna
Breakfast. This morning set off for the Garden Route and your home for the next two days - Knysna. We can recommend a romantic sunset cruise or sail on the Knysna Lagoon this evening. Overnight.
Day 8: Knysna
Breakfast. Full day to explore the area, perhaps take a drive through to Plettenberg Bay. There are a number of interesting wildlife sanctuaries to visit here, as well as some ocean activities to join. Or you could drive as far as the Tsitsikamma National Park for a walk through the forest. Overnight.
Day 9: Amakhala Game Reserve
Breakfast. An early start today, drive to your malaria-free private game reserve situated in the Eastern Cape Province. En-route you might decide to take a leap of faith - the world's highest bungee jump at Boukrans! Arrive at Amakhala Private Game Reserve in time for late lunch, followed by your first afternoon game drive.
Day 10: Amakhala Game Reserve
Breakfast. Full day on safari, with a morning and afternoon game drive and some relaxation time at the lodge in between.
Day 11: Amakhala Game Reserve – Port Elizabeth
After your last morning game drive and breakfast drive back to Port Elizabeth to the airport for your departure flight.