Cape Kaleidoscope: Small Group

From Cape Town to Cape Town
  • South Africa
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Tour Description

Embark on a captivating small group tour of the Western Cape region in South Africa, where you will have the opportunity to explore stunning landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and immerse yourself in rich cultural heritage.

The journey begins as you traverse the semi-arid beauty of the Klein Karoo along Route 62. Admire the picturesque vineyards and soak in the breathtaking mountain vistas that surround you. The road leads you to Oudtshoorn, widely recognized as the ostrich capital of the world.  Prepare to be awestruck by the ancient wonders of the Cango Caves. These remarkable limestone formations, dating back 20 million years, will leave you spellbound as you explore their intricate chambers.

The journey then takes you to the renowned Garden Route, where sweeping views await at Dolphin Point and the Map of Africa, weather permitting. Indulge in a sunset Knysna oyster tour, as you cruise along the picturesque Knysna Estuary, delighting in local wines and savoring the culinary delights of the region.

Embark on thrilling game drives, led by experienced guides, where you have the chance to spot the renowned 'Big 5' and encounter other fascinating wildlife in their natural habitat.

This tour adds perfectly onto your Cape Town stay and with direct flight connections from Cape Town, it can link up to Botswana, Victoria Falls and beyond!  Talk to us today to put together your ultimate Africa adventure.

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Take a glimpse into South Africa's renowned winemaking heritage as you drive along the stunning Route 62. Combined with the rugged beauty of Klein Karoo, the scenery is spectacular.

As a food lover's paradise, Knysna is renowned for its delectable oysters. There's no better place to treat yourself than indulging in a delectable platter of Knysna oysters, perfectly complemented by local wines.

Witness the iconic "Big 5" animals in their natural habitat. From majestic elephants to awe-inspiring lions, observing these magnificent creatures up close is a thrilling and humbling experience.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Cape Town Oudtshoorn

This morning you will be collected from your hotel and travel inland, via Route 62, towards Oudtshoorn. Route 62 meanders through vineyards, mountain vistas, and the semi-arid Klein Karoo. You will have time to savour lunch (own account) in Barrydale, at the foot of the Langeberg mountains. Afterwards discover Calitzdorp, South Africa’s port wine capital, where you can enjoy wine tasting (own account).

Oudtshoorn, dubbed ‘the ostrich capital of the world’, boasts over 400 ostrich farms and several so-called Feather Mansions. Guests board a tractor for a guided tour of a working ostrich farm. Relax and delight in the friendly Klein Karoo hospitality. Enjoy dinner in town.

Overnight including dinner and breakfast

Day 2
Oudtshoorn Knysna

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before departing for Knysna.

The tour visits the Cango Caves, a 20 million year-old national treasure in the foothills of the Swartberg mountains, before continuing over the Outeniqua mountains to the Garden Route. Admire sweeping views from Dolphin Point and the Map of Africa (weather permitting), savour lunch (own account) and continue on to Knysna. In Knysna, guests board a boat and enjoy a sunset Knysna oyster tour (weather permitting). This informative cruise introduces foodies to local wines and the culinary delights of a wild Knysna oyster. Dinner is served at a Knysna Estuary Restaurant.

Overnight including dinner and breakfast

Day 3
Knysna Albertina

Depart the hotel after breakfast and head for the historical harbor town of Mossel Bay.

Visit the Dias Museum Complex and several different museums, including the Shell and Maritime Museums as well as the iconic Post Office Tree. Lunch (own account) is savored at The Point. Guests continue westwards to a private game reserve for the evening's accommodation. The reserve offers guests the opportunity to see the ‘Big 5’ and other game. Board an open safari vehicle for an afternoon game drive. Delight in an outdoor dining experience (weather permitting).

Overnight including dinner and breakfast

Day 4
Albertina Arniston

Enjoy an early morning game drive before breakfast.

The reserve is home to elephant, lion, buffalo, white rhino, giraffe, cheetah and a variety of antelope species. The tour departs for Arniston, a small coastal village in the Overberg region on the Cape south coast. Lunch (own account) and local farm produce tasting (time permitting – own account) are enjoyed en route. Dinner is served at the hotel.

Overnight including dinner and breakfast

Day 5
Arniston Cape Town

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before departing for Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa and where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic. The Cape of Storms is notorious for its many wrecks.

Visit the new map of Africa monument and a South African national monument – the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and Museum. Continue on to Hermanus, renowned for its whale watching. In season (July to November) the southern right whales return to these waters to calve. Lunch is enjoyed en route (own account).

The tour continues its meander along the False Bay coast and concludes late afternoon at a Cape Town city hotel.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 4 nights in 4-star hotels and private game lodge
  • Included Copy 20 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Cango Caves, Diaz Museum, Cape Agulhas lighthouse entrance fees
  • Included Copy 20 Sightseeing and transportation as specified
  • Included Copy 20 English speaking tour guide
  • Included Copy 7 Insurance, flights, visas (if applicable), porterage, meals not specified, tips & personal expenses


  • Included Wine tasting on the worlds longest wine route
  • Included Experience the scenic beauty of Knysna Lagoon at sunset and enjoy the famous oysters
  • Included Thrilling Big 5 game spotting in a open safari vehicle
  • Included Stand on the southernmost tip of Africa
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5 days

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$1,416 USD

Per person, sharing

Selected Wednesdays