Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N

Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N
Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N
Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N
Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N
Cape Town & Garden Route Voluntour 15D/14N
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Spend an unforgettable two weeks in South Africa! Discover beautiful Cape Town, volunteer with disadvantaged children, go canoeing in the Wilderness Route, drive along the magnificent Garden Route, try local delicacies, go on a game drive to spot the Big Five, explore the Cango Caves, and more!

Highlights
  • See extraordinary wildlife
  • Travel the unforgettable Garden Route
  • Spend a week working with disadvantaged children
  • Enjoy beautiful Cape Town and spend some time on the beach
Destinations
  • South Africa
  • Africa
Tour Types
  • Youth
  • Adventure
  • Volunteer/Community
  • 18-30 somethings

Location: Cape Town

Cape Town Airport Pick-up & South African BBQ - Saturday (D)<br/>On arrival in Cape Town Airport you will be transferred to your accommodation, where you will be welcomed by our friendly staff and checked into your room. The hostel is within walking distance from all bars, restaurants, the beach, shops and transport terminals. Table View is famous for kitesurfing, water sports and its amazing views of Table Mountain from Kite Beach. In the evening you get to fill up on a delicious traditional South African BBQ – Called a Braai; while you meet up with other travellers from all parts of the world. Overnight in Cape Town.<br/>

Location: Cape Town

Cape Town Walking Tour  - Sunday (B)<br/>Start the day with breakfast at your accommodation and then meet with one of the hostel staff member that will teach you about the bus system before you head out to discover Cape Town City Center. Go on a walking tour and visit places like the Castle of Good Hope and the Grand Parade, learn about life under apartheid in South Africa at the Parliament Buildings and the District Six Museum, and go shopping for African arts and crafts in Greenmarket Square and St George’s Mall.<br/>Then you can go to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront to have a drink and try the delicious seafood of its restaurants, or head to Robben Island or Table Mountain (not included). Return to Table View and join the staff, guests and locals in one of the beachfront restaurants - all within rolling distance from the hostel where you will be spending the night.<br/>

Location: Cape Town

Volunteer Program - Monday- Friday (5B/5L/5D)<br/>Start volunteering today. You will spend the next days helping in the settlements with disadvantaged children who come from extreme poverty. Volunteer work may include helping the children with homework, English, lesson plans, administration, developmental activities or the vegetable garden.<br/>*Please request the overview DOC of the project before you arrive to get more insight and see if you can prepare for classes or bring anything along for the kiddies.<br/>

Location: Cape Agulhas

Garden Route Roadtrip - Kayamandi - Simonsig- Cape Agulhas Saturday (B)<br/>Say goodbye to Cape Town and prepare to begin your incredible Garden Route Roadtrip.<br/>Start your day driving through the roads between the Cape Winelands toward the tranquil Overberg region, and make a stop at Kayamandi to try the tea or home-made gingerbeer and a variety of local delicacies from Xhosa.<br/>Travel to picturesque Simonsig and enjoy a bubbly tasting meanwhile you take in the beauty of your surroundings. Then, continue towards historic Franschhoek to try some fine wine paired with hazelnut, cranberry or rich mint chocolates. If you want to try something different, you have the option choose an optional wine and biltong pairing instead. Have some time to enjoy the town’s restaurants, cafés, galleries and quaint shops.<br/>Go back to the road and head to Cape Agulhas, Africa’s southernmost point. Take some great pictures, enjoy the view, and dip your toes into the cold water (beware of the stingrays) before tranfering to your accommodation for the night.<br/>

Location: Cape Town

Hermanus Hike, Penguin Colony and Cape Town - Sunday (B)<br/>In the morning, travel to the coastal town of Hermanus, known for its winding cliff paths. Go on an hour hike before enjoying the rest of the morning to explore on your own. You can hop on an optional whale cruise in (seasonal) or join a guided sea kayaking experience.<br/>Later, transfer to Betty's Bay to see the impressive penguin colony of Stony Point. Overnight in Cape Town.<br/>

Location: Cape Town

Cape Town to Sedgefield - Wilderness Lagoon Canoe Tour - Monday (B)<br/>It’s an early start today as you depart towards the Garden Route. Drive through mountain passes and fertile micro-climates with enchanting vineyards and rolling farmlands, and make a stop at Riviersonderend to try the local home-baked pastries like the milk tart. Arrive in Albertinia and continue towards Wilderness, a beautiful national parks. Canoe on the Wilderness lagoon and watch the bird life as you glide over the water.<br/>After this, we head to the sleepy hollow town of Sedgefield or Knysna, the final destination of the day. Take your first swim in the Indian Ocean, enjoy some sundowners and enjoy a good night's sleep.<br/>

Location: Jeffreys Bay

Sedgefield to Jeffreys Bay, via Knysna and Tsitsikamma National Park - Tuesday (B)<br/>Travel again today to the holiday town of Knysna. Take a quick drive to the Knysna Heads, where the sea crashes below the massive sandstone cliffs – a great photo opportunity. Next is the ultimate adventure activity on this tour – the world’s highest bungee bridge jump at 216 mts high. This optional activity (at extra cost) is a must do for anyone who wants that rush of adrenalin.<br/>Next, travel to the tranquil Tsitsikamma National Park where you can explore the marine reserve with its unique combination of dramatic coastal and forest landscapes. Walk along forest trails to a suspension bridge and find a quiet spot from where to absorb this beauty.<br/>Go back to the road and drive towards the seaside town of Jeffreys Bay – the surfer’s paradise.<br/>

Location: Jeffreys Bay

Addo Elephant National Park Game Drive & Jeffreys Bay - Wednesday (B)<br/>Wake up early and transfer to the Addo Elephant National Park, which was proclaimed in 1931 to provide a safe haven for the few wild elephants that survived government-sponsored culling in the early 20th century. Today the elephants reached their hundreds, thanks to the efforts of the National Parks Board and a unique vegetation type – subtropical thicket, or valley bushveld. Go on a game drive where your expert guide will help you spot the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo).<br/>Return to Jeffreys Bay and spend some free time. You can go shopping at J’Bay’s surf village, learn to surf, try sand-boarding, or go horse-back rising at a nearby secluded beach.<br/>

Location: Oudtshoorn

Jeffreys Bay to Oudtshoorn - Klein Karoo Ostrich Farm & Cango Caves Tour - Thursday (B)<br/>Leave the ocean behind and head inland towards the Klein Karoo. Once you arrive in the country town of Oudtshoorn, take a quick tour of an ostrich farm and learn more about the world’s largest bird. From here, visit the Cango Caves – an illuminated wonderland of subterranean magic and mystery, with passageways and chambers meandering far below. You can choose between the Heritage Tour -if you want to take it easy- or the Adventure Tour -if you want more action-<br/>Later you can go for a 4x4 game drive at Buffelsdrift Private Game Reserve for a possible sighting of resident rhino and giraffe (not included and depending on availability). Overnight in Oudtshoorn.<br/>

Location: Stellenbosch

Oudtshoorn to Stellenbosch - Orphaned Elephants, & Route 62 - Friday (B)<br/>Start the morning with an unforgettable experience: an optional stroll with rescued elephants in Buffelsdrift Private Game Reserve. An expert guide will teach you about the orphaned elephants, where you will interact with these huge and lovable creatures. Feel the texture of their rough skin; scratch behind their ears, and even get a gentle trunk hug too.<br/>Make your way back to Cape Town along South Africa’s famous country road, the Route 62. Capture the beauty of high mountains, twisting passes, rugged Karoo plains, vineyards and orchards. Make an stop at a famous wine pit stop to sample Port-style wines en route to Stellenbosch, where you will spend the night<br/>

Location: Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Check-Out - Saturday (B)<br/>Have breakfast this morning and check-out from your accommodation. We wish you a safe journey onwards!<br/>

Included
  • Accommodation
    -14 nights in hostels
  • Extras
    -Donation to the project
  • Transport
    -Van
  • Meals
    -14 Breakfast(s), 5 Lunch(es), 1 Dinner(s),
  • Experiences
  • Activities
    -Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Guides
    -Some of the activities

Not Included
  • Optional activities
    -
  • Visa fees
    -
  • Travel insurance
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  • Flight tickets
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  • Other meals/drinks
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  • Tips
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  • Personal expenses
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Start:Cape Town, South Africa
Finish:Cape Town, South Africa
Group size:1 - 16
Accommodation:14 nights in hostels
Physical rating:Easy
Meals:14 Breakfast(s), 5 Lunch(es), 1 Dinner(s),
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Bamba Travel with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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