South Africa is often referred to as a modern safari destination. And this for very good reasons. Stroll around cosmopolitan Cape Town. Visit award-winning wineries. Taste local and international cuisine in excellent restaurants. Experience the big game in stunning wildlife reserves. During this self drive holiday South Africa you discover all the highlights that the Cape Region has to offer.
Self Drive Holiday South Africa
Eastern Cape Game Parks
CAPE TOWN – 3 NIGHTS
Your self drive holiday South Africa starts in vibrant Cape Town. Enjoy fine dining at the popular V&A Waterfront. Stroll through bohemian Long Street lined with antique stores, cafes and book shops. Hike majestic Table Mountain. Cape Town will put a magical spell on you! We also recommend a drive to the fascinating Cape of Good Hope. The penguin colony at Boulders Beach is also worth a visit. Or how about a boat trip to Robben Island to learn more about Nelson Mandela and the Rainbow Nation?
WINELANDS – 2 NIGHTS
Not only the landscape is pure enjoyment; also the award-winning wines South Africa are a treat. If you love a little bit indulgence, then you are at the right place. Excellent restaurants offering local and international cuisine. Cosy little street cafes where you can relax. Of course a safari to discover various wineries is not to be missed. Or simply walk through the fascinating landscape.
LITTLE KAROO – 1 NIGHT
Your self drive holiday South Africa takes you to the Little Karoo. Explore historic settler villages dating back to the 18th century. Visit a popular ostrich farm. Discover the Cango Caves stretching over several kilometers underground featuring some of the biggest stalagmite formations. We recommend to take the Route 62. It’s the most panoramic route connecting Cape Town with the Garden Route. Zigzag through dramatic mountain passes, desert-like landscapes and drive next to refreshing streams.
GARDEN ROUTE – 3 NIGHTS
The Garden Route is one of the most scenic routes on your self drive holiday South Africa stretching over 300km from Mossel Bay to Plettenberg Bay. You have many opportunities to explore the region. Hike through the lush green forest of the Tsitsikamma National Park. Swim among bundles of inquisitive playful seals in Plettenberg Bay. Sit in a little café in Knysna. Recap the adventures of your day during a romantic sundowner cruise in the Knysna lagoon.
EASTERN CAPE GAME PARKS – 3 NIGHTS
If you want to experience the African Bush without the fear of Malaria, the Eastern Cape Game Parks are the best spot for you. In Kuzuko you will have the chance to see the Big Four; the buffalo is missing but you have the opportunity to track cheetahs. It is the perfect place if you are looking for peace and fresh air.