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Discover Cape Town & The Garden Route


Discover Cape Town & The Garden Route

South Africa


VIP Guest Benefits

Your stay will be made more meaningful with special recognition, making your journeys more memorable with benefits designed to celebrate your passion for travel.

  • Fastrack Airport Arrival, subject to availability
  • VIP entry at selected excursions
  • Advanced restaurant, theatre and personal shopping reservations
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability
  • Connoisseur Travel Club Rewards
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Many of these perks may only be available when you book your stay through the Connoisseur Travel Collection.

Property Credit

Receive a credit of USD 100 or more to spend on dining, spa services and more at this hotel.

The Cape Town & The Garden Route Experience

Day 1: Cape Town

  • Arrival at Cape Town International Airport.
  • Private transfer to your luxury hotel, such as the Silo Hotel in the V&A Waterfront. This hotel offers stunning views of the harbour and Table Mountain.
  • Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure, exploring the surroundings of the V&A Waterfront or simply relaxing at your hotel.

Day 2: Cape Town to Hermanus (approx 120 km)

  • Private transfer to Hermanus, known for its whale-watching.
  • Check-in at a luxury lodge, such as the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, offering magnificent sea views.
  • Spend the afternoon on a private whale-watching cruise (seasonal, best between June and November).
  • Explore the scenic cliff path for beautiful views and photo opportunities.

Day 3: Hermanus to Swellendam (approx 80 km)

  • Morning drive to Swellendam, the third oldest town in South Africa.
  • Check-in at a luxury accommodation like Bloomestate Swellendam, which offers tranquillity and stunning landscapes.
  • Spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the town’s historic buildings, museums, and art galleries.
  • Optional private tour of Bontebok National Park.

Day 4: Swellendam to Knysna (approx 240 km)

  • Morning drive to Knysna, located in the heart of the Garden Route.
  • Check-in at a luxury lodge like Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa or the Turbine Boutique Hotel.
  • Enjoy a private yacht charter in the afternoon to explore the Knysna Lagoon.
  • Visit the Featherbed Nature Reserve or relax at your hotel.

Day 5: Knysna

  • Spend the day exploring the area around Knysna.
  • Option for a private tour to Plettenberg Bay for wildlife viewing, including birds, monkeys, and elephants at sanctuaries located there.
  • Alternatively, explore the indigenous forests around Knysna with a guided hike or mountain bike ride.

Day 6: Knysna to Oudtshoorn (approx 125 km)

  • Morning drive to Oudtshoorn, known as the “ostrich capital of the world”.
  • Check-in at a luxury accommodation like Rosenhof Country House.
  • Visit the Cango Caves for a private guided tour.
  • Enjoy an afternoon private ostrich farm tour.

Day 7: Oudtshoorn to Cape Town (approx 420 km)

  • Enjoy a leisurely morning before heading back to Cape Town.
  • Private transfer back to Cape Town International Airport for your onward journey.

Hotel Grading: Luxury

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