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Discover The Garden Route Self Drive, With Fly-In Kruger Safari

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Self-drive Holidays


If you are dreaming of beautiful beaches, stunning biodiversity and award-winning food & wine combined with a ‘Big Five’ wildlife experience in the Kruger, this holiday is hard to beat. Self-driving, you’ll explore the spectacular sights of Cape Town from Table Mountain to Camps Bay, at your pace. Stop off at wine estates, coastal and country towns on your scenic drive showcasing the very best of Route 62 and the Garden Route. Leave the car behind and fly to the Kruger to begin your safari experience at a luxury tented safari lodge on the Timbavati private game reserve in the Kruger. This safari adventure is perfect for couples looking for the magic of a luxury tented suite, with no compromise on comfort. Simbavati River Lodge offers a stunning river setting and ample opportunity to spot the wildlife and birds. From Big Five game viewing to watching the elephants that frequent the waterhole. You’ll enjoy the full safari experience from sundowners in nature to dinners around the Boma. Please note the same self-drive itinerary is also available combined with a different fly-in Kruger Safari. This visits the Klaserie Private Game Reserve, staying at Simbavati Waterside.

Discover Tailor-Made Travel

  • Award-winning holidays
  • ATOL protected
  • Incredible value


17 meals

  • 11 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 3 dinners


12 nights in hotels and lodges (8 nights in a hotel and 3 nights in a private lodge) including meals and selected drinks

Excursions and visits

  • Marvel at the spectacular sights of Cape Town
  • Journey along the renowned Route 62 and Garden Route
  • Visit the quaint historic town of Swellendam
  • Dine on fresh seafood in magnificent Plettenberg Bay
  • Stay in a luxury tented suite on the Timbavati private game reserve in the Kruger
  • Spot the Big Five, most notably leopard, as well as wild dog
  • Stunning river setting with flood-lit waterhole with frequent visits by herds of elephant
  • Birdwatcher’s paradise with 360 species of bird documented

Not included

  • International flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Optional excursions


6 days car rental (Group B vehicle - VW Polo Vivo or similar)

Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg and Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport plus return transfers to the Game Lodge


  • 11 nights

  • Africa . South Africa . Kruger National Park . Plettenberg Bay

  • International flights not included

From £2,669 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 13 days


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