14 Days - GPS Self-Guided Garden Route 4x4 Adventure - Ultimate Off-Road, On-Road Experience
Go Beyond the Tourist Routes into the "Hidden Garden Route" Off-Road/On-Road !
South African East Coast Garden Route & Route 62, Karoo & Cederberg Mountains - 13 Days Driving - 2665km - 42 Mountain Passes !
This tour is very scenic and easy driving, easy gravel roads and plenty of amazingly scenic landscapes and twisted Historical old OX-Wagon Passes.
Rental Vehicle Choices:
Suitable 4x4 Vehicles Available: Toyota Hilux, Toyota Fortuner SUV, Toyota Land Cruiser SUV
14 Day East Coast Garden Route 4x4 Adventure - Off-Road/On-Road
Dates: Self Guided - (Best between November and March)
(Average of 350km to 450km per day) - 60% Easy Gravel Roads - 13 Days Driving.
1 Full Day driving in Addo Elephant National Park
Collect Vehicles at Cape Town International Airport and depart along the picturesque Clarence Drive R44 to Hermanus. we follow the coast line and zig zag across multiple gravel and asphalt mountain passes before reaching Addo Elephant Park close to Port Elizabeth.
The back route traverses gravel roads and crosses the Incredible "Baviaaskloof Wilnerness Area" - considered the No.1 off road route by Motorcyclists and 4x4 enthusiasts world wide. Once you've done that the scenic mountain ranges of the Karoo region and we then enter the rugged Cederberg Mountains, before heading home via the Paarl and Franschhoek Winelands.
42 Mountain Passes in total !
Our first few days we skirt along the scenic Eact coasline, stopping at De Hoop Nature Reserve overnight, we make our way along further coastal tracks before heading inland throuh several mountain passes and into the Karoo. We explore old historical OX-Wagon trails and gravel passes long the coastal regions and venture deep into the 2000 year old Knysna Forests and overnight in the famous Prince Alfred Pass.
Then we head to Addo Elephant National Park for a full rest day and a full day drive in the amazing National Park, inhabited with over 700 elephants, Lion, Buffalo, Rhino and an abundance of antelope species.
Then its time for the No.1 off road route in South Africa - the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area" with its multiple valley and passes and over 20 river crossings, mostly shallow, but can be up to 1.5 meters deep in the winter rain falls month of May to September - then we head into the Great Karoo region and over the notorious Swartberg Pass, and down into the Karoo Winelands toen of Calitzdorp on the Route 62.
We then head North West up into the Hantam Karoo and up into the ancient Cederberg Mountains where rock formation and 6000 year old Bushmen Painting sites will be visited. The route back into Cape town takes us over the Paarl Winelands valley and the most beautiful Franschhoek Pass back into the Cape Town, or the Cape Town International Airport to drop off the vehicles.
Experience Level: (Beginner/intermediate off-road, Easy Gravel, some technical terrain and multiple river crossings in Baviaanskloof 4x4 required)
Accommodation: 4 Star B&B and Guest Lodge, Luxury Cabins......
Is it Safe to Drive in Southern Africa?
Addo Elephant Park, Self Drive Safari
4x4 Vehicles Available: Toyota Single Cab, Double Cab, Fortuner SUV 4x4, Toyota Landcruiser SUV
and more (No Motorhome) 4x4 Required for Baviaanskloof
Our 4x4 Routes are safe, Secure and
have all been verified and Driven regularly.
Customer satisfaction is guaranteed
Dates: Self-Drive - (Best between November and March)
Accommodated, B&B, Lodges
Tour Cost for 4 people, 2 Double Rooms / 2 Twin Rooms
ZAR 101 500.00
Tour Cost for 2 people Sharing, Double Room / Twin Rooms
ZAR 69 850.00
Camping With Fully Equipped, Roof Tents
Tour Cost for 2 people Camping
ZAR 42 750.00
Pricing is just an example, accurate costing can only be given once the vehicle has been selected, accommodation type and exact route is calculated.
ALL routes are 100% Tailor-made for YOU !
Hotels and Lodges, Luxury Tents, 4 Star B&B
Breakfast is Included
Some evening meals are included
Shared accommodation is available on request for singles
Camps sites available for fully equipped Vehicles
Prices subject to change without notice. E&OE
Included in the Tour:
14 Days 4x4 hire SUV, LDV (Non Equipped or Equipped, Costs apply)
Accommodation, breakfasts and some dinners
Full Day Safari Self-Drive in Addo Elephant Park
Airport Shuttle in bound and outbound
Excluded From the Tour:
International Flight to and from Cape Town
Medical Health Insurance
lunches or road side snacks, some evening dinners, alcoholic drinks
Tips and Gratuity's
Paper Maps (ZAR250 each)
Entrance Fee to Addo Elephant Park and Conservation fee