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South Africa Adventure- πŸ„ Swimming with Seals, Waterfall Hikes, Hidden Gems, Self Drive Safari 🐘 and More!

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Luke

7 Days30 Days!

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What's special?
special Local Guide as I was born and raised
special Self Drive Safari
special Your complete South African trip
The Garden Route in South Africa is rapidly becoming the top travel destination in the world. Swim at blue flag beaches, discover waterfalls, stand-up paddleboard at sunrise, swim with seals in their natural habitat, visit a monkey sanctuary, learn to surf, and to top it all off, get up close on a self-drive safari with the African elephant. And so much more! Are you ready? Join me and others now for the ultimate African getaway.

Who am I? πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ I'm Luke, I’m 28, and I'm a full-time traveler from the beautiful coastal town of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. πŸ˜¬πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ I’ve been across the globe and spent most of my travels exploring Southeast Asia. I’ve met so many backpackers along the way who want to visit South Africa but don't know how to, so I thought, why not show them around myself! πŸ™Œ Inclusions βœ… βœ… All pre-planned group transport: Everything mentioned in the itinerary has been included. βœ… Entry ticket to Addo Elephant Park. βœ… Travel insurance included for residents of Germany or Austria. βœ… Entry ticket for hiking in Robberg Nature Reserve. βœ… Accommodation provided at the Surf and Adventure House. βœ… Activity ticket for swimming with seals. βœ… Kayak rental along the Bitou River. βœ… Logistics and booking responsibilities are removed from yourself and taken care of. βœ… South African local taking charge of the trip. βœ… Breakfast and one local dinner included. βœ… One surf lesson. βœ… Stand-up paddleboard experience. βœ… Entrance to suspension bridge, waterfall hike in the wilderness, and The Garden Route National Park. βœ… Assistance with booking tickets, and any other requirements you may have. ❌ Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. ❌ Activities not mentioned. If you would like to do anything extra, I can help you arrange them. ❌ Excludes flight tickets to South Africa and transfer to the accommodation from the airport (can be arranged). ❌ Additional transport during free time not mentioned in the itinerary. There are many other bucket list adventures you can choose to do at your own cost, such as: 🌿 Skydiving 🌿 Bungee jumping off one of the highest bridges 🌿 Paragliding off the spot called Map of Africa ITINERARY & GROUP SIZE & PACKING INFO: πŸŽ’ As a South African I will show you around like a local. I will stick to our itinerary as much as possible but sometimes factors rough seas or the weather we will have to adjust it accordingly. There will be 4 of us including myself. πŸ“ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURES: ✈️ Fly into George Airport, and let me know the arrival time so that I can arrange transport to the house. I will provide you with the details once you book. On our last day, you can book a ticket from George, or I'll help you arrange the shuttle bus to Cape Town. Are you down for this adventure? Send me a message! πŸ“¬

You'll stay at a cozy Surf and Adventure house in Plettenberg Bay, with your own pod in a shared room exclusively for our group. Just a 5-minute walk to a blue flag beach, and a local health shop serving lunches and snacks just 300m away. Plus, there's a lounge for evening movie sessions when we're not out adventuring.

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Logistics and planning
Swim with seals
Addo Elephant Park
Stand up paddle board
Robberg Nature Reserve
All transport to and from activities
Pre booked accommodation
Breakfast is included
1 Local South African home cooked meal
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Trip Itinerary
1

Plettenberg Bay

Day 1-7
🌟 Welcome to the starting line of our adventure! 🌟 Here, we'll meet and get on an unforgettable journey together, diving headfirst into all the wonders the Garden Route has to offer. Get ready for excitement as we: πŸ₯Ύ Trek through Robberg Nature Reserve, known as one of South Africa's top day hikes. Keep your eyes on the lookout for seals, the Great White Shark, playful dolphins, or magnificent whalesβ€”I've been lucky enough to spot them all from here. πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ Dive into the ultimate bucket list experience: swimming with seals in their natural habitat. πŸ„β€β™€οΈ Glide along the Bitou river on stand-up paddleboards, with a chance to get up close and personal with a local seal if luck is on our side! πŸ’ Explore Monkeyland πŸ’¦ Chase and swim in waterfalls, natural pools, rivers, and the pristine beaches of Plettenberg Bay, voted as Africa's leading beach destination. 🍽 Try out top-rated local restaurants and enjoy live music at the coolest hangout spots in town. 🌊 learn to catch some waves with a surf lesson at one of the region's renowned surf spots. πŸ’¦ Zipline and abseil through canyons
2

Plettenberg Bay

Day 7
Continuing our adventure around Plettenberg Bay, we'll keep exploring the stunning surroundings, tailoring our activities to match the weather for maximum fun and enjoyment! πŸ₯Ύ Trek through Robberg Nature Reserve, known as one of South Africa's top day hikes. Keep your eyes on the lookout for seals, the Great White Shark, playful dolphins, or magnificent whalesβ€”I've been lucky enough to spot them all from here. πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ Dive into the ultimate bucket list experience: swimming with seals in their natural habitat. πŸ„β€β™€οΈ Glide along the Bitou river on stand-up paddleboards, with a chance to get up close and personal with a local seal if luck is on our side! πŸ’ Explore Monkeyland πŸ’¦ Chase and swim in waterfalls, natural pools, rivers, and the pristine beaches of Plettenberg Bay, voted as Africa's leading beach destination. 🍽 Try out top-rated local restaurants and enjoy live music at the coolest hangout spots in town. 🌊 learn to catch some waves with a surf lesson at one of the region's renowned surf spots.
3

Wilderness

Day 7
🌟 We're gearing up for a day trip to Wilderness! πŸš— The Garden Route is where lush forests 🌳 and pristine beaches πŸ– collide, promising endless adventure and natural beauty. Here's what we'll do and see in Wilderness: πŸ₯Ύ Hike the scenic Kingfisher Trail, an easy trek that leads to refreshing rock pools perfect for a swim. πŸ„β€β™‚οΈRelax ourselves in the laid-back, surfer vibes of the town, soaking in the relaxed atmosphere and beachside charm. Optionally, we can go paraglide off the spot known as the Map of Africa 🌍 for an exhilarating aerial experience! We'll wrap up the day with a delicious local dinner back at the house. πŸŒ…
4

Coldstream

Day 7
πŸ₯Ύ Trek through Robberg Nature Reserve, known as one of South Africa's top day hikes. Keep your eyes on the lookout for seals, the Great White Shark, playful dolphins, or magnificent whalesβ€”I've been lucky enough to spot them all from here. πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ Dive into the ultimate bucket list experience: swimming with seals in their natural habitat. πŸ„β€β™€οΈ Glide along the Bitou river on stand-up paddleboards, with a chance to get up close and personal with a local seal if luck is on our side! πŸ’ Explore Monkeyland πŸ’¦ Chase and swim in waterfalls, natural pools, rivers, and the pristine beaches of Plettenberg Bay, voted as Africa's leading beach destination. 🍽 Try out top-rated local restaurants and enjoy live music at the coolest hangout spots in town. 🌊 learn to catch some waves with a surf lesson at one of the region's renowned surf spots.
5

Addo Elephant National Park

Day 7
🌟 Get ready for an unforgettable experience at Addo Elephant Park, where over 600 wild African elephants roam free! 🐘 What makes this park extraordinary is that Its a self drive safari driving us through at our own pace, ensuring we have the best elephant encounter possible. Here's what we'll do: πŸš— Embark on a self-drive game drive, immersing ourselves in the vast wilderness and searching for majestic elephants and other fascinating wildlife. 🧺 Indulge in a picturesque picnic near a tranquil waterhole, soaking in the serene atmosphere and keeping our eyes peeled for wildlife sightings. πŸ¦› Spot iconic animals like warthogs (remember Pumbaa from The Lion King?), zebra, springbok, and if luck is on our side, the lions. Get ready to be amazed by the beauty and diversity of Addo Elephant Park, where every moment promises excitement and wonder! πŸŒΏπŸΎπŸ†
Trip Summary
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7 days trip
Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay & 3 more
Transportation
Car
What's excluded?
Flights & Visa
Lunch & Dinner
Activities not included
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