2 Day Small Group Cape Town: Garden Route Big 5 Safari Tour

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Explore a 2-day Garden Route Big 5 safari adventure, just 5 hours from Cape Town. Immerse yourself in nature and the African bush in Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay and visit the Cango Caves and Ostriches.

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  • Unveiling History: Embark on a Mesmerising 1-Hour Heritage Tour of Cango Caves!
  • Immerse Yourself in a Bush Safari at Buffelsdrift & Botlierskop Game Reserves
  • Exciting Safari Experience: 30-Minute Giraffe Encounter and 1-Hour Ostrich Tour!
  • Overnight at Chandelier Game Lodge


Day 1: Cape Town to Oudtshoorn: Cango Caves and Buffelsdrift Bush Safari Game Drive Pick-up is between 06:00 and 06:30 am from your Cape Town accommodation. Our 5-hour trip to Oudtshoorn, the Ostrich Capital along the Garden Route, includes breaks for refreshments and rest stops. When we reach Oudtshoorn, we'll visit the Cango Caves for a 1-hour Heritage Tour of these ancient caves. Join a guided walk through the caves and delve deeper into one of the prominent attractions along the Garden Route. Following the Cango Caves visit, we'll drive for about 20 minutes to Buffelsdrift Game Reserve for an Afternoon Safari Experience. At 13:30, we'll have lunch. Following our Bush Safari Experience at Buffelsdrift, we'll journey to Chandelier Game Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Day 2: Chandelier Giraffe & Ostrich Tour and Botlierskop Big 5 Safari Rise to the sounds of African wildlife and enjoy breakfast at Chandelier restaurant around 8:00 am. The morning includes a 30-minute Giraffe encounter at 9:00 am and a 1-hour Ostrich Tour at 10:00 am. After these experiences, guests will check out and head to Botlierskop. After morning activities and check-out, we'll depart Chandelier Game Lodge for Botlierskop Game Reserve. Enjoy lunch and a thrilling 3-hour afternoon Big 5 safari starting at 14:00. Encounter Rhinoceros, Lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, rare Black Impala, Golden Wildebeest, Mountain Zebra, Hippos, and more! Following our thrilling Big 5 safari game drive at Botlierskop, we'll leave the Garden Route and head back to Cape Town. The journey will take roughly 4 to 4.5 hours, and we anticipate arriving in Cape Town around 21:00.


Lunch x 2 Breakfast x 1 Dinner x 1 Shared Tour Guide/Driver, Shared Vehicle and Fuel Hotel pick up and drop off in Cape Town 1 Night Accommodation at Chandelier Game Lodge or similar Entrance fees: Cango Caves; 2 x Game Drives; Elephant experience, Giraffe experience & Ostrich Tour

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  • Should Chandelier Game Lodge be unavailable we will offer a similar accommodation option.

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