This self-drive family holiday takes you along South Africa's famously beautiful Cape coast beginning in majestic Cape Town, with its host of family-friendly activities from cable car trips up Table Mountain to trips to see the penguins at Boulder's Beach. More sea life awaits in Hermanus where, in season (June - Nov), you and the children can experience whales either from land, by boat or from the air via a scenic flight. If you are brave enough you may also wish to go shark cage diving (age 8 upwards).
The next stop is the famed Garden Route with its plethora of adventure activities from kayaking, ziplining, bungee jumping and hiking to surfing and horseriding. End off with a thrilling Big 5 safari in the Eastern Cape which is sure to create lasting memories for the children. This itinerary features family accommodation of a good standard that is excellent value for money. Your own hire car allows you to explore at your own pace.
The prices in our itineraries are intended to guide you towards a potential budget for your holiday.
The cost of your tailored holiday will be dependent on what accommodation and airline class you select, the season you travel in, the airline used, any discounts applied or additional private extras you require.
Our journey specialists understand that you will be searching for a quality holiday at the best price and as we are always looking to establish loyalty to Mahlatini, we will be happy to compare any cheaper options you may have obtained. Do be aware, however, of any hidden extras and that you are indeed comparing like for like whilst also receiving the same quality service and financial protection.
Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Cape Town International
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will make your way to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourself to Cape Town.
Today you will take the drive to Hermanus, South Africa's whale capital (in season).
Today you will take the drive to Knysna, along the famed Garden Route.
Today you will take the drive to Amakhala Game Reserve, a private Big 5, malaria-free game reserve in the Eastern Cape.
Today you will take the drive to Port Elizabeth Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.
Arrive at JFK