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The Garden Route

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Days
10
Our saving
$113
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$893
US $ 780
Cost/day $78
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The Garden Route - Absolute Africa
The Garden Route - Absolute Africa
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Cape Town
Destinations
+7
Ends
Johannesburg
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Highlights

Start in Cape Town and end in Johannesburg! With the overland truck tour The Garden Route, you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Cape Town to Johannesburg and through Cape Town, South Africa and 8 other destinations in South Africa. The Garden Route includes accommodation as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Camping
Max Group Size
28
Transportation
Overland Truck
Travel style
Overland truck, Adventure, Safari, Wildlife

3 Reviews

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Good
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  • D
    Written on April 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour defiantly recommend. First two days in capetown are just your own stuff not really required to be on the tour by apart from that awesome! Expect big cook ups, few nights camping, long bus trips. Highlight is Jbay to surf and Ado national park

    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your Garden Route tour. We are glad to hear you had a great time on this fun, relaxed short trip with us :)
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  • The Garden Route reviewer 2
    Written on December 13, 2014
    4.0 - Good

    Great guide and fun group!

    Absolute Africa commented on this review
    good to hear! thanks for leaving a review
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  • The Garden Route reviewer 3
    Written on October 8, 2014
    5.0 - Excellent

    I'd never travelled on my own before and I'd never done an overland trip, so started small - the Garden route. I was so nervous, I very nearly backed out of the trip. I'd read so many reviews, some mixed reviews trying to prepare myself and it was slightly... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 - 3: SOUTH AFRICA
  2. Days 4 - 6: SOUTH AFRICA
  3. Days 6 - 8: SOUTH AFRICA
  4. Days 9 - 10: SOUTH AFRICA

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What are the inclusions of the tour price?

      For the Garden Route tour the following is included:

      • Addo Elephant National Park entry and game drive
      • Cape Agulhas
      • The Cango Caves
      • Ostrich Farm Tour
      • 9 breakfasts & 10 dinners
      • Contribution to final group meal
      • 8 nights in dorms & 2 nights camping
      • Incl final night at Ritz B'packers, Jhb

    • How early do you recommended arriving in Cape Town?

      On the tour you get 2 nights in Capetown so depending on what you would like to do you might want to arrive a few days earlier as some excursions like shark diving, Cape of Good Hope etc take a whole day.

    • Do you arrange extra nights on the accommodation?

      We can book extra nights at the lodge where we stay.

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    • Ann10th August 2018
      Staff are available 24/7 and because there is a record of the correspondence, someone can pick upi your file and respond. All the people I dealt with had a very positive attitude. No question was too simple and their customer service was excellent.

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    • Tuesday
      Jan 1, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Thursday
      Jan 10, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
      + $280 Local Payment
    • Monday
      Feb 18, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Wednesday
      Feb 27, 2019
      to Johannesburg
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      $113
      $893
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      USD $780
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    • Sunday
      Mar 31, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Tuesday
      Apr 9, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
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      May 4, 2019
      from Cape Town
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      Monday
      May 13, 2019
      to Johannesburg
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      $113
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      Jun 24, 2019
      from Cape Town
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      Jul 3, 2019
      to Johannesburg
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      $113
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    • Thursday
      Aug 1, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Saturday
      Aug 10, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
      + $280 Local Payment
    • Sunday
      Sep 1, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Tuesday
      Sep 10, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
      + $280 Local Payment
    • Friday
      Sep 27, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Sunday
      Oct 6, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
      + $280 Local Payment
    • Wednesday
      Oct 9, 2019
      from Cape Town
      10 Days
      Friday
      Oct 18, 2019
      to Johannesburg
      8 seats left
      $113
      $893
      -13%
      USD $780
      + $280 Local Payment
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      Nov 15, 2019
      from Cape Town
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      Sunday
      Nov 24, 2019
      to Johannesburg
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    About the countries

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for South Africa. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for South Africa. Ideally 10 days before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Cape Town is the starting point and Johannesburg is the endpoint.
    Trusted
    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Absolute Africa booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 February 2019 the full payment of $780 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $780 for The Garden Route, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Absolute Africa will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,640 km.
    • Cape Town (South Africa)
    • 177 km
    • Cape Agulhas (South Africa)
    • 243 km
    • Oudtshoorn (South Africa)
    • 92 km
    • Knysna (South Africa)
    • 77 km
    • Storms River (South Africa)
    • 96 km
    • Jeffreys Bay (South Africa)
    • 102 km
    • Addo Elephant National Park (South Africa)
    • 483 km
    • Bloemfontein (South Africa)
    • 371 km
    • Johannesburg (South Africa)

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