Western Cape Self-Drive
7 nights from £1,309 per Person Including Flights
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This eight day Self Drive tour takes you to South Africa’s prettiest city, Cape Town before traversing the winding roads of the famous Winelands. From here you’ll head on to the sleepy town of Hermanus, famous for whale watching opportunities and fresh seafood. This holiday really does take you to some of the most beautiful places in South Africa. (ET)
You’ll fly overnight to Cape Town. On arrival collect you hire car and then if you’re feeling up to it, you could spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Cape Town, with perhaps a stroll around the V&A Waterfront before staying overnight at De Waterkant.
Today offers you a full day of exploration. There are many different possibilities including sightseeing buses or a trip on the cable car to the top of the mountain for the spectacular views below. You can even enjoy the short boat trip to Robben Island, where the late Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for many years. Then return to your hotel.
The third day gives you the opportunity to take the hire car and drive down the winding coast roads south, where you can enjoy the experience of seeing the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other – truly unique. Visit the Boulders Beach penguin colony before returning to Cape Town via Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
On the fourth day you’ll take a relaxed drive to the Winelands, famous the world over. You’ll be staying at Batavia Boutique Hotel, which is in easy walking distance of many fine restaurants, boutiques and cafes.
Today is a full day to explore the Winelands either at your leisure or on a guided tour around some of the popular estates. You can picnic in the lovely African sun and then head over to the university city of Stellenbosch.
Today is another wonderful driving day. You’ll head towards the coast through the mountains and then canter down the coastal road to the pretty town of Hermanus. You’ll stay at Les Baleines.
The seventh day is a full day to experience Hermanus including the opportunity to walk along the cliffs and look out for whales in the bay. Hermanus is a great place for seafood, so be sure to sample some of the fresh fish on offer. If you’re feeling adventurous you can even go cage diving with sharks.
After breakfast, take a relaxed drive back to Cape Town for your return flight.
Departure Dates & Prices
|Departure Dates||Prices From|
|26 Apr - 13 Jul 17||£1309|
|14 Jul - 04 Aug 17||£1549|
|05 Aug - 30 Sep 17||£1359|
|01 Oct - 30 Nov 17||£1369|
Prices correct as at 6pm on 25 Apr 2017. Please call for final price. Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing a room. Other durations available – call for quote. Daily departures . Different hotels of a similar standard may be used on certain departures. Supplements may apply on dates within certain dates during peak travel periods.
|Flight Upgrades from|
|Business Class (one way)||£1299|
Emirates flights are available from Gatwick. Heathrow and regional connecting flights are also available. Air fares vary considerably so a variety of airlines may be included in your quote to ensure you are presented with the best available price. If you would prefer to fly from a different airport or with a different airline, our Travel Consultants will be happy to adjust this at the time of enquiry and a supplement may apply. Alternative airlines with flights to Cape Town include South African Airways, British Airways, Qatar Airways and Etihad.
|Board Basis||Room Type|
|Bed & Breakfast||Standard Room|