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Spend seven days exploring the beautiful city of Cape Town and its many attractions before heading to Hermanus along the nearby Whale Coast. Stay in luxurious accommodation and enjoy fantastic service as you explore an international city and a humble, holiday town.

Explore sights like Table Mountain and Robben Island in Cape Town before you take the scenic drive to Hermanus where you can go whale watching or enjoy a range of relaxing spa treatments.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Stay in the finest boutique hotels in the Cape
  • Take the scenic route all along the coast
  • Go shopping at the V&A Waterfront
  • Visit the penguin colony at Boulder's Beach
  • Lounge on perfect, sandy beaches
  • Spot the southern right whale in Hermanus
  • Enjoy relaxing spa treatments at Birkenhead

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Cape Town

Arrive at Cape Town International Airport and collect your rental car. Drive to Kensington Place in Cape Town, a boutique hotel situated in the shadow of Table Mountain and offering beautiful views of the mountain.

Days 2-3

Explore the Mother City

Set out to explore the beautiful, vibrant city of Cape Town and its incredible surrounds. Ascend Table Mountain via the cable car and marvel at the spectacular views of the city from the top. Lounge on the white, sandy beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton, or stroll around the city centre, visiting the many cafes, coffee shops and local markets and stores.

Learn more about the country's vibrant history in the variety of museums and galleries, and take a walk in the Company Gardens. Take a boat trip to the historic Robben Island, or drive to Cape Point, stopping at the quaint towns and the penguin breeding grounds of Boulder's Beach along the way.

Day 4

Make your way to Hermanus

Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive to Hermanus, passing over Sir Lowry's pass and through stunning mountain ranges, perhaps stopping at one of the many local farm stalls along the way. Reach the Whale Coast and the relaxed holiday town of Hermanus where you'll settle in at Birkenhead House, perched high above the cliffs and overlooking the ocean. Over the next three nights you will enjoy tranquillity and comfort as you drink in these incredible surrounds.

Days 5-6

Watch out for the whales

Spend time beside the swimming pool and enjoy the view over the ocean, or enjoy a range of professional treatments in the spa. Choose from a variety of exciting activities in and around Hermanus, including whale watching trips to spot the southern right whale, guided township tours, and bird watching excursions. The more adventurous can take the short drive to Gansbaai - the shark cage diving capital of South Africa. The area also offers a range of golf courses, as well deep-sea fishing excursions.

Day 7

Head back to Cape Town

Today you will make your way back to Cape Town International Airport, where you can drop of your hired car and board your onwards flight.

Inclusions

  • 3 nights at Kensington Place on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Birkenhead House on a fully inclusive basis
  • 7 day car rental

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Jul 2014 - 21 Jul 2014 $1695
  • 22 Jul 2014 - 11 Aug 2014 $1695
  • 12 Aug 2014 - 01 Sep 2014 $1990
  • 02 Sep 2014 - 22 Sep 2014 $2140
  • 23 Sep 2014 - 13 Oct 2014 $2140
  • 14 Oct 2014 - 03 Nov 2014 $2140
  • 04 Nov 2014 - 24 Nov 2014 $2265
  • 25 Nov 2014 - 15 Dec 2014 $2265

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Carlien Parsons

Carlien Parsons

Product Manager

"The most romantic holiday you can ever imagine! This is a favourite package of ours and is guaranteed to delight you!"

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