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4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town provided by Earthstompers Adventures

4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/06/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
The health and safety of our guests and staff have always been a top priority. We have adapted our standard operating procedures in line with South African Tourism’s guidelines for Covid-19. Like always, we will make sure guests have a fun and informative experience, while taking good care of you.
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Updated 20/06/17 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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17 stops
Day 1
Cape Town - Barrydale - Cango...
Day 2
Oudtshoorn - Robinson Pass -...
Day 3
Mossel Bay - Tsitsikamma -...
Day 4
Sedgefield - Wilderness - Cape...
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Departure Point
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape
Duration
4 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • 3 nights accommodation (backpacker or guesthouse options)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Services of a professional local tour guide
  • Cango Caves tour
  • Game drive
  • Local wine tasting
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Wilderness National Park
  • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Karusa Vineyards
  • Entry/Admission - Botlierskop Private Game Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Eden Adventures
  • Entry/Admission - Wilderness National Park
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunches
  • Dinner on Day 2
  • Optional activities: skydive, sandboard, bungee jump, zipline, human origin tour, kayak & lilo
  • Entry/Admission - Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Skydive Mossel Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Point of Human Origins
  • Entry/Admission - Face Adrenalin Bloukrans Bungee
  • Entry/Admission - Untouched Adventures
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pick up/drop off points: Cape Town central (central business district, Camps Bay, Sea Point, Green Point, Observatory, Rondebosch), the airport, or Stellenbosch. Please contact us if you need to arrange pick up outside of these areas.
  • The company reserves the right to change itinerary, accommodation, and transport along the way should circumstances dictate. Many of these outdoor activities are weather dependent, which could force changes in the itinerary. The guide will try his or her best to arrange events according to prevailing weather conditions.
  • We have space for each passenger to have one suitcase/backpack and one “carry-on”-sized piece of luggage – a laptop bag, backpack, or similar. There are generally not porters or staff available to assist with luggage – your luggage should be of a size and weight you can comfortably manage. Hard or soft suitcases are fine. If you have more luggage than this, please contact us in advance to make alternative arrangements, as our trailers are only designed to fit one suitcase per person.
  • The vehicles that we will be touring in are fully air-conditioned and can comfortably seat 8 adults including driver/guide or 14 adults including driver/guide. The seats in our 14-seater vans are comparable in size to an airplane seat – if you are uncomfortable in that set up, please enquire about a private tour, so we can arrange a different vehicle.
  • This is an active tour. It is best suited towards those who like to be on the move, and can comfortably walk, carry luggage, get in and out of the vehicle frequently, etc. The group is almost always a mix between backpackers and guesthouse clients, and ages can range from 18 to…we don’t set an upper age limit, but generally about 65. Our average age is 33. Our groups range between 4-12 people, with most guests hailing from Europe, America, Canada, and Australia. The group tour is perfect for the solo traveller, small groups of friends, or couples, as you will have the opportunity to travel with a diverse group of people from all over the world.
  • Breakfasts are included on days 2-4, and typically include fruit, muesli, eggs, toast, yogurt, and cereals. Two dinners are also included, and are authentic South African meals, such as potjie (stew) and braai (barbeque). Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance. We are able to cater for vegetarian diets, but not strict gluten-free, lactose-free, vegan or halal diets. Lunch and drinks are on guests’ own account. Dinners for all clients, including those staying at the guesthouse, take place at the backpackers on nights 1 and 3.
  • All tours are conducted in English. We ask that while you are in the group, you make an effort to speak English, so that everyone can be included in the conversation.
  • Our tours take place in a malaria-free area, so no anti-malaria precautions are necessary. You are however advised to bring insect repellent during summer.
  • Most guests come away with incredible photos of their week, and share those photos among the group. We like to use tour photos in social media and promotional materials. If you do not wish for your photo or image to be used in this way, please let us know in advance.
  • Please wear clothes that you are comfortable in. This tour includes several hikes and walks, so comfortable shoes are essential. No special hiking boots are needed. A small backpack would be useful on the hike. A rain jacket is a good idea, as well as a sweater or jacket for the cool evenings by the sea. Bring a hat; the African sun can be intense! Also bring a hat & gloves in winter – the open game-viewing vehicle can be quite chilly in winter.
  • The Garden Route has a Mediterranean climate, which is pleasant to visit all year round. It gets rainfall throughout the year, mostly at night (you can imagine why it’s called the Garden Route!) Temperatures in winter range between 6-21 degrees Celsius (C), and summer temperatures range between 17-30 degrees C. This tour also goes into the Little Karoo, where temperatures can get as high as 40 C in summer, and zero degrees C in winter.
  • It is strongly recommended that you hold comprehensive travel insurance to safeguard you against possible unforeseen emergency and theft. Earthstompers has comprehensive passenger and public liability insurance, but this does not cover the theft of guests' personal belongings.
  • Earthstompers, or its employees and agents shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from any liability in respect of loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or inconvenience to any person or their luggage or other personal property under any circumstances whatsoever whilst on tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Chakita Keremane wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom13 contributions
We enjoyed our 4day road trip/Backpacking experience with lovely bunch of people. Fern was our tour navigator and she was just brilliant. This trip covered route 62, garden route, Safari and other towns. It was fun filled experience, with small group of people. We stayed in 3
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Response from Earthstompers, Manager at 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
Responded 04 May 2020
Hello there, We appreciate the review of your Earthstompers tour, thank you so much! It's great to hear that you enjoyed our 4 day Garden Route adventure tour with superguide Ferne :) We will make sure to pass along your comments to her. Thank you for recommending us! Keep well & stay safe. We hope to have you Stomping back in South Africa soon x Best Regards Cindy & the Earthstompers Team #stillstomping
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Ojasvita wrote a review Jan 2020
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So I decided to extend a work trip into a holiday and booked the 4 days Garden Route Tour. I was travelling solo and it was a group of 4 strangers. Of all the places I've traveled to in my life (and I travel a lot- 8 countries in 2019 alone), this was by far the best
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Earthstompers, Manager at 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
Responded 22 Jan 2020
Hello there, Thank you very much for the great review of our 4 Day Garden Route Safari. We're so happy to hear that you had such a great time on the tour with guide, Khotso! He is a great guide and ambassador for South Africa whom we are lucky to have on our team. We will make sure to pass along your compliments to him :) We're glad you liked the variety of activities and places on the itinerary. The Garden Route has so much to offer! Thanks again for the feedback and see you again for some more South Africa exploring! Safe Travels, Cindy & the Earthstompers Team
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Pilar wrote a review Jan 2020
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I had a wonderful time going on the Garden Route Tour! Beautiful landscapes, food, activities and all thanks to our lovely guide KOTSHO!!! He is the best guide ever! Thanks so much for such a marvelous experience!♥️♥️♥️😘😘😘
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Earthstompers, Manager at 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
Responded 22 Jan 2020
Good day, Thank you so much for the 5 star review. We're so happy to hear that you had such an awesome time on the Garden Route with guide, Khotso! It's a stunning part of the world to experience, thank you for choosing to tour with us! We appreciate the feedback very much and will also pass it along to him :) Safe Travels! Cindy & the Earthstompers Team
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Päivi S wrote a review Jan 2020
Stockholm, Sweden1 contribution1 helpful vote
Go on this tour if you can! Perfect program, good hostels, don’t be afraid to choose back packers double, they’re good quality. We were lucky to get the best of guides, Cindy, but I’m sure all the guides are excellent.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Earthstompers, Manager at 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
Responded 08 Jan 2020
Good day, Thanks for the 5 star review! So happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Cindy as your guide :) We are privileged to have a very talented and passionate team of guides conducting our tours. Thanks very much for the tip about the backpackers. Indeed, the backpacker hostels we make use of along the way are of great quality and have been selected over the years for their service excellence and warm hospitality. We're so glad you enjoyed your time on the Garden Route with us! Safe Travels! The Earthstompers Team
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Natashab wrote a review Jan 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa38 contributions1 helpful vote
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This was a great tour.Our tour guide christine was absolutely great !I thoroughly enjoyed myself I got to see so much and visit absolutely beautiful places.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Earthstompers, Manager at 4-Day Garden Route Adventure Tour from Cape Town
Responded 08 Jan 2020
Hello, Thank you very much for the 5 star review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Garden Route adventure with Christine :) Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your tour. We appreciate it very much. Safe Travels! Cindy & the Earthstompers Team
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wardjenna
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Garden Route and West Coast (2 separate trips)
I don't even know where to begin as there is so much to say! First, Cindy in the office is an incredible person and
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438SallyT
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Holiday of a lifetime
We had the most amazing family holiday with friends. Our guide Pieter Wolhuter became an extended part of our holid
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SD2321
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Spectacular trip, and spectacular guide!
My trip back in early March with Earthstompers, and with Wendy as our guide, was absolutely marvelous. The whole t
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christinahP6564BD
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Great views, great people, great guide!
Rochelle was the best tour guide! Perfect balance of everything. And our randomly paired group couldn't have been b
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Birdy12345678
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Amazing Tour. Amazing Guide!
It was amazing 5 days travelling from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. We have seen a lot and we traveled with a great
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Markburt69
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Amazing 6 day Garden Route Tour & Addo
Our Garden Route Tour was amazing! We loved every minute of it. If you are in South Africa, this tour is a must!
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Elyse424
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Elephants!
Absolutely Amazing tour with EarthStompers and Rochelle. Glad I was able to go before Corona Lockdown. Rochelle w
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gusmaoch
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Amazing experience! From beginning to the end!
I’m not exaggerating to say that it was one of the best experiences I had considering all the trips I have ever tak
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romiista
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Great tour, great people
The tour with Khotso was amazing! We went to a lot of stunning places, enjoyed „lekker“ food like braai and chakala
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ma9090
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5 day tour to PE
This was an amazing tour. The people in the group, the guide, and the visited places made the trip really memorable
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JDyble
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Outstanding in every way.
One of the best experiences I've ever had as a solo traveller, the Earthstompers Garden Route tour is 6 days I won'
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Magdatravelsfar
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A wonderful experience that got better every day
We recently went on the garden route trip with Earthstompers and simply had an amazing time. The tour takes you pas
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Nicole2207
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Just awesome
It was an amazing once in a life time experience. The group was so lovely and we have had fun from the first day. O
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428rahime
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Traveller
This was a great tour to see some of the best views of South Africa. The tour was made special by Wendy who was ver
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Cotton500
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Fun Tour & Well Organized
The tour was well organized, while still maintaining flexibility as required. A wide array of different activities.
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Key Details
  • The Cango Caves, Ronnie's Sex Shop, and 17 more
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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