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5-Day Adventure in Cape Town and the Garden Route

5-Day Adventure in Cape Town and the Garden Route Itinerary

Published: 2024 Feb 26

Exploring Cape Town's Icons

Morning
Start your day with a sunrise hike up the iconic Lion's Head. After enjoying the breathtaking views, head to the colorful neighborhood of Bo-Kaap to learn about its history and take some Instagram-worthy photos. For breakfast, visit The Shortmarket Club for a delightful start to your day.
Afternoon
After lunch at Bocca, embark on a Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour to explore the city's top attractions. Hop off at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront (V&A Waterfront) for some shopping and a visit to the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA). End your afternoon with a sunset cruise from the V&A Waterfront with bubbly.
Evening
Enjoy a dinner at La Tête, known for its nose-to-tail dining experience, followed by a leisurely stroll along the vibrant streets of Long Street.
Bedtime
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Wine and Wildlife

Morning
Indulge in a hearty breakfast at Kloof Street House before embarking on a full-day wine tour to the beautiful Stellenbosch and Franschhoek regions. Visit renowned estates such as Delaire Graff Estate, Boschendal Wine Estate, and Jordan Wine Estate, and savor the flavors of South African wines.
Afternoon
For lunch, enjoy a picnic at one of the wine estates. Afterward, head to Paarl for a visit to the Afrikaans Language Monument. Then, return to Cape Town and relax at your hotel.
Evening
For dinner, experience the vibrant atmosphere and live entertainment at Gold Restaurant.
Bedtime
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Nature and Adventure

Morning
After breakfast at The Pot Luck Club, take a scenic drive along Chapman’s Peak Drive to Cape Point. Explore the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and visit the Cape Point Lighthouse for panoramic views. Then, stop at Boulders Beach to see the adorable African penguins.
Afternoon
Enjoy a seafood lunch at Codfather Seafood & Sushi in Camps Bay. Then, embark on a thrilling Tandem Paragliding Adventure from Signal Hill, taking in the stunning aerial views of the city and coastline.
Evening
For dinner, head to The Hussar Grill - Camps Bay for a classic South African steakhouse experience.
Bedtime
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Whale Watching and Coastal Charm

Morning
Depart from Cape Town and head to Hermanus, known for its whale-watching opportunities. Enjoy breakfast at The Eatery Wood Fired Grill before embarking on a thrilling Whale Watching Boat Tour to see these majestic creatures up close.
Afternoon
After the tour, explore the charming town of Hermanus and have lunch at Burgundy Restaurant. Then, visit the Stony Point Penguin Colony in Betty's Bay to see the African penguins in their natural habitat.
Evening
Enjoy a seafood dinner at Lemon Butta Seafood Restaurant while overlooking the ocean.
Bedtime
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Cultural and Culinary Delights

Morning
Return to Cape Town and start your day with a visit to Robben Island, where you'll gain insight into South Africa's history. Have breakfast at The Granary Café before the ferry ride to the island.
Afternoon
After returning to the mainland, visit the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden for a leisurely stroll and a picnic lunch. Then, explore the vibrant street art of Woodstock and visit the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) if you missed it on the first day.
Evening
For your final dinner in Cape Town, savor the innovative cuisine at The Test Kitchen, one of the city's most acclaimed restaurants.
Bedtime
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Farewell to Cape Town

Morning
Enjoy a relaxed morning at your hotel and have breakfast at Haiku by SAOTA. If time allows, visit the Table Mountain National Park and take a short hike to enjoy the natural beauty.
Afternoon
Check out of your hotel and have a light lunch at The Bungalow. Then, head to the airport for your departure, taking with you unforgettable memories of Cape Town and the Garden Route.
Evening
Departure from Cape Town.
Bedtime
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