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.
Whatever your budget, our travel experts will work with you and give expert advice to make the very most of your available time and funds. They will guide you on the best time of year to travel, select the best value destinations and secure the little ‘add-ons’ that will make your tailor-made trip that extra bit special.
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Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport 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.
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