This post was most recently updated on May 30th, 2018

Cape Town is an exciting city in South Africa located at the southernmost tip of Africa, this city assures you of everything from beautiful coasts to breathtaking mountaintop views.

Attracting tourists from all across the world, Capetown is one of those cities that is counted amongst the most wonderful cities in the African Peninsula.

Cheap Flights to Capetown are in high demand during the peak season when almost all international air carriers offer incredible flight deals to lure customers. With a delightfully mild climate year-round, and enjoyably pleasant summers it’s simple to see why so many people like traveling to South Africa and choose to stay in Cape Town.

The following is a suggestion on how to spend three days in Capetown.


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Day 1: Cape Town – Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn is rich in hospitality, space, and service. You will be treated and greeted both warmly and personally. Oudtshoorn is situated at the Garden Route in the Western Cape, giving you plenty of local scenic beauty and ample photographs opportunities. Oudtshoorn is an international tourist attraction for many activities, including the:

 

  • Cango Caves.
  • Unique Magic Meerkatman.
  • Cango Wildlife Range.
  • Oudtshoorn Golf Club.
  • Buffelsdrift Game Farm.
  • Bike & off-road adventures.
  • Ostrich show farms.
  • Art galleries.
  • Bike- and trail tours.
  • Rus-en-Vrede waterfall.
  • Hot air balloon trips.
  • Swartberg Pass and Meeringspoort.
  • Buffelsdrift Game Farm.
  • Camel rides & family park at Wilgewandel.
  • Local Museums.

 

Oudtshoorn hosts will make you feel relaxed, welcome, and offer you the best accommodation services. According to your choice, you will get free internet access, bar fridges, accommodation privacy, toiletries and other room types that match your travel preference and needs. After you have secured an accommodation space in Oudtshoorn, you can leave your bags and visit the Cango Caves.

You can enjoy the depths of the cave and walk along the subterranean pathways, cherishing towering stalactite and stalagmite formations. You can end the 1st-day tour in cape town by discovering the restaurants and nightlife and of Oudtshoorn.

 

Day 2: Oudtshoorn – Sedgefield

After spending your night at  Oudtshoorn accommodation, you may choose to take part in the morning ‘meet the elephant’s elephant bush walk’’. Afer the morning beautiful scene of elephants, you can begin your journey to Wilderness National Park along route 62, and you will take approximately one hour. Make sure you carry enough water and with the help of a local tour guide, you will paddle along a calm river and a lush forest.

As you paddle along the river and deep into the forest, you will see campgrounds line and Indigenous forests. You can let the gentle river currents guide you so that you can see the birdlife in the woods. Be sure to stop by the Sedgefield Tourism Bureau in the center of the village for information about all of the activities and sights in the local area. If you are planning a visit to the Garden Route, Sedgefield is the perfect place to choose as a base.

If you love parkland, then you can stroll through the forest to see the most beautiful South African nature. You can also relax on a scenic coastal and enjoy views of Plettenberg Bay, Nature’s Valley, and Kynsna. You can watch Capetown from Bloukrans River bridge that stands at 709 feets the bottom of the river. If you like watching jumpers, then you can relax as you watch jumpers bounce through the air. If you do not like jumping, you can choose to hike the hike to the 1000-year-old Big Tree in Tsitsikamma forest.

Sedgefield

Later in the day you can travel to Sedgefield (coastal town), and search for any available accommodation and do whatever you wish. When you have enough time, you can swim Indian ocean and watch the scenic views of sun rays and ocean waves or maybe stroll along the beach. You can choose accommodation from the following hotels; Afrovibe Backpackers budget, 4-Star Dover-On-Sea, Wilderness area or Heron Guest House.

 

Day 3: Sedgefield – Cape Town

After you are done with touring Sedgefield, wake up early in the morning and start your Journey back to Cape Town to enjoy your 3rd day of adventure. You will need a 4×4 car to visit its wildlife and see some of the Big Five. In the wildlife, you will see Cape buffaloes, African elephants, and rhinos and lions. Apart from the big five, you will also see antelopes, Giraffes, wildebeests, and zebras. The Klipspringer Walk, in particular, offers stunning views by way of the plateau edge and all the way to the Platteklip Gorge.

Later in the day, you can visit Signal Hill, and you can hire a car and drive to the summit via the Buitengracht road and Kloof Nek Road or stop by these spots, but save most of your energy and time for the main hill summit lookout. You can hike up the hill during sunset. Due to its good scenery, the hill is favorite for a couple who like to see the Table Mountain light up against a dark backdrop.

You can end your 3rd day by visiting rugged plains landscape and green forest as you go through the Garden Route on your way back to Cape Town. In the evening, you can enjoy cape town nightlife.

You will never lack something fun and exciting to do while touring one of the most beautiful cities in Africa. When planning for African holidays, be sure to include the rich and varied destination that is Cape Town South Africa.

 

3-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town with Game Drive

 

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