New Adventures – New Destinations! Featuring Backpacking South Africa! needs to thank our guests for all of your support!  The more travel demand you give us, the more adventures and destinations we can offer!

We have new packages of opportunities for you.  Today, we will feature an exciting adventure, Backpacking South Africa!

This adventure does not replace our current Safari opportunity!

This is a backpack adventure across the southern tip of Africa!

Basic Itinerary includes; as well as, add on options:

Day 1

Sightseeing at Gordon’s Bay

Departing Cape Town at 8:30 am and Stellenbosch at 9:30 am, our exciting journey begins today as we join the world famous whale route in Gordons Bay for a stunning drive along the picturesque R44 mountain pass overlooking False Bay to the vibrant coastal town of Hermanus.

Brewery Tour

After an opportunity to take some photographs and a picnic lunch on the seafront, we continue to Birkenhead Brewery to sample some fine beers before moving on to the southernmost tip of Africa in Cape Agulhas National Park.

Whale Watching at Hermanus

After a visit to the lookout point we make our way to the harbor where there is an option to embark on an exciting ski-boat cruise to search for dolphin and whales (June to November and subject to availability and time).


Accommodation: Backpacker dorm -Cape Agulhas Backpackers.

Day 2


After a relaxing breakfast we start driving inland again, this time towards the famed Garden Route!


After a scenic drive we begin a beautiful canoe trip down one of the many tranquil rivers in the area.

Hiking (Waterfall)

Followed by a short hike to a stunning waterfall. We finish off the day with some beach time down at Myoli Beach.


Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm: Sedgefield.

Day 3


We begin the day with a drive over the picturesque Outeniqua mountain range into the semi desert region of the Klein Karoo and Oudtshoorn. Known as the ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn is situated in a beautiful valley between the Outeniqua and Swartberg Mountains, and offers the wildlife and adventure enthusiast loads to choose from!

Caving at Cango Caves

The Cango Caves will be the first stop and here we’ll embark on a 1-hour guided tour of the cave system to view its massive caverns and a wonderland of stalactite and stalagmite formations, millions of years old. Cango Caves is a world heritage site and one of the great wonders of the natural world. If you enjoy spelunking and don’t mind trying to squeeze through some smaller gaps then you are also welcome to take the 1.5 hour adventure tour!

Leisure at Sedgefield

Next is an option to view and ride ostriches on a working ostrich farm, or go on a guided tour of the Cango Endangered Wildlife Ranch for an opportunity to pet cheetah, cage dive with crocodiles and view many rare and endangered animal species.


Accommodation: Cape to Addo Backpacker dorm: Sedgefield.

Day 4


This morning we drive through Knysna on our way to the Crags where you have a number of options to choose from:
Elephant Sanctuary where you learn about, and interact with orphaned elephants.
Monkey Sanctuary where rescued monkeys roam free in a large jungle area.

Bungee Jumping

Our next stop is the World’s highest commercial Bungee Jump at 216 meters where you have the opportunity to experience this adrenalin pumping activity.

Nature Walks at Tsitsikamma National Park

Finally, to end the day we take a beautiful walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma National Park to the Storms river swing bridges before we head to the famous surfing town of Jeffreys Bay where we stay at a backpackers directly on the beach.


Accommodation Backpacker dorm; Island Vibe Backpackers, Jbay

Day 5

Leisure at Jeffreys Bay

There is option to choose from this morning.
Sleep in and take some time in the morning to explore the towns many surf factory shops, or go for a surf lesson in one of the most famous surf spots on earth.

Eco Tour at Addo Elephant National Park

Wake up early and head to Addo Elephant National park where we go on a morning game drive to view the multitudes of wild animals. Addo is home to the Big 5 and it also has the highest concentration of African Elephants in the world!

Add On Options:

Blokrans Bridge walk – $10.59 per person
Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump – $69.88 per person
Cheetah interaction – $14.82 per person
Crocodile cage dive (not in winter) – $23.29 per person
Elephant walk and feeding – $45.17 per person
Monkeyland – $16.23 per person
Quad Biking – $35.29 per person
Shark cage diving – $162.34 per person
Treetop obstacle course and zipline (not in winter) – $16.94 per person

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