Garden Route Tour – Day 5

Waking up on our last day on the Garden route adventure, I was already sad we were heading back from a great trip. Little did I know we would see lions, cheetahs, hippos and many more animals on our morning safari. After another amazing breakfast buffé, we went to the Reptile Park to get close …

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Garden Route Tour – Day 4

Our forth day started out with a great breakfast looking out on the beautiful beach that was occupied by  early surfers. Our destination this day was the Garden Route Game lodge, a 4 star lodge with it’s own animal reserve. An incredibly beautiful facility with great guides, amazing buffé and an evening game drive. We …

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Garden Route Adventure – Day 3

Day three started with a drive to our final destination before turning back home, Addo Elephant National Park. We spend most of the day driving around in the 1640 km² Animal Reserve, looking for wild animals. Luckily we saw everything I wanted to see, such as lions, elephants, buffalos, zebras, various antelopes and birds. For …

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Garden Route Tour – Day 2

The second day we made our way back towards the coast, passing the beautiful city of Knysna there we saw a whale and some dolphins. We stopped for canoeing on the river in Wilderness, and went for a hike in the Tsitsikamma national park. These places were some of my favourites on the Garden Route, …

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5 Day Garden Route Adventure Tour – Day 1

My 5 day Garden Route Tour got a stormy start with strong winds. Thankfully we spend most of this day driving through the mountain area on Route 62, the longest wine route in the world. As a passionate wine-lover, I really appreciated this choice of route since we could have taken a different road along …

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Jasmine Skarpfors – Latest addition to the BokBus tribe

24 year old female from Sweden with a brain fast as windows 8, I will however make up for that with a great humor and bits of charm. My first two days with this lovely company has been great, I’m already convinced I’ll have a blast during my three months with them. I look forward …

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South Africa tops the CNN chart for the world’s top 10 road trips

CNN have released their global list of the top ten road trips for 2017 and South Africa features at the top! They call it a journey to the unexpected, we call it Route 62.   Route 62 is a tourist route in South Africa that meanders between Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, the Garden Route, and Port …

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Castle of Good Hope to become a beacon of inclusivity

Cape Town – With talk of decolonisation echoing through the halls of universities, talk of land reform resounding around the country and nationalisation and redistribution of wealth on the lips of almost every South African, what better place to start than the land’s oldest colonial building? This weekend, the Castle of Good Hope turns 350, …

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5 Day Garden Route Tour Report – Louison Albert

Hello everybody, I came back to Cape Town few days ago from the Garden Route tour, maybe one of the best experience in my life! I was with 8 other people and Glenn, our amazing guide, we were 4 French people and 5 Taiwanese people. I went to the 5 day Garden Route tour because …

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