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Western Cape Self-Drive

7 Nights from £909 per Person Including Flights

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
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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)


Day 1

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.

Overnight: De Waterkant House on a self catering basis

Day 2

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.

Overnight: De Waterkant House on a self catering basis

Day 3

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.

Overnight: De Waterkant House on a self catering basis

Day 4

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.

Overnight: Batavia Boutique Hotel on a bed & breakfast basis

Day 5

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.

Overnight: Batavia Boutique Hotel on a bed & breakfast basis

Day 6

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.

Overnight: Les Baleines on a bed & breakfast basis

Day 7

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.

Overnight: Les Baleines on a bed & breakfast basis

Day 8

After breakfast, take a relaxed drive back to Cape Town for your return flight.

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