South Africa with Bonnie and Matt Adventure

Cape Town - Hermanus - Albertinia - Plettenberg Bay - Oudtshoorn

2023: Mar 30 - Apr 7


South Africa, while it sits at the edge of the planet, it is the starting point to one of the world’s most extraordinary adventures. The tip of the continent, where Africa either begins or ends. Whether you fancy diving with great white sharks, hopping on game drives in search of lions, or simply chilling on powdery beaches surrounded by jagged mountains, your journey in South Africa will open your mind to infinite new adventures.

  • 9 days

  • 8 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels (single rooms available)

  • 8 breakfasts and 3 dinners included

  • TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) , between 8 AM and 5 PM

  • TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) on the last day

Activities Included

  • Penguin Paddle Kayak
  • Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Table Mountain Aerial Cable Car
  • Cape Canopy Zip-line Tour
  • Keurbooms River Cruise & Stand-up Paddleboard
  • Monkeyland Monkey Safari
  • Birds of Eden Sanctuary Visit
  • Snorkeling with Seals
  • Robberg Coastal Hike
  • Cango Caves Tour
  • Big 5 Sunset Safari Game Drive
  • Big 5 Morning Safari Game Drive

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 5pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • 8 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners

Optional Activities

  • Shark Cage Diving
  • Meerkat Sunrise Safari

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Bonnie Schroeder

Powerlifter, coach, health advocate, and adventure enthusiast, Bonnie is excited to officially be partnered with Trovatrip! Her competitions and lifting seminars have taken her all across North America but now it's time for the adventures to continue. Join Bonnie for her next epic journey and get ready to write your own exhilarating adventure!

Itinerary

Day 1

Thursday, Mar 30, 2023

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Day 1

Welcome to South Africa! Settle in and get ready for an incredible week.

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers from Cape Town International Airport (CPT) , between 8 AM and 5 PM

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Included welcome dinner at local restaurant

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La Splendida Hotel

Overnight in Cape Town

Day 2

Friday, Mar 31, 2023

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Day 2

Rise and shine. Today you will have a full day tour of Cape Town with your fellow travelers.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Penguin Paddle Kayak

Grab a life jacket, a paddle and hop on a kayak to explore the bay. You won’t be alone as you will be accompanied by the tuxedo-wearing, waddle walking, local African Penguins. On your paddle, you may also see seals and perhaps even a dolphin or two.

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Cape Peninsula Tour

You’ll visit the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. The nature reserve boasts a scenic terrain that is home to zebras, baboons, elands, ostriches, along with over 250 different species of birds.

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Table Mountain Aerial Cable Car

The day concludes with a visit to the top of Table Mountain by aerial cable car. Up top, you’ll have a bird’s eye vista over the Mother City along with Robben Island lying sleepily in Table Bay.

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La Splendida Hotel

Overnight in Cape Town

Day 3

Saturday, Apr 01, 2023

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Day 3

Today you will wave goodbye to Cape Town and say hello to the open road as you begin your epic road trip through the Garden Route.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Cape Canopy Zip-line Tour

On the zipline, you will fly through the valley, zipping past waterfalls, high above the treeline.

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Baleens Hotel

Overnight in Hermanus

Day 4

Sunday, Apr 02, 2023

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Day 4

The morning is free and at leisure to relax on the beaches of Hermanus. If you are feeling adventurous, there will be an optional activity offered where you can go shark cage diving. In the afternoon, your road trip continues onto the Garden Route where you shall spend time in Plettenberg Bay.

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Shark Cage Diving (Optional)

Thrilling expedition with expert marine biologists and conservationists to Shark Alley on the Cape southern coastline to view Great Whites in their natural habitat. Many other marine animals shall also be encountered.

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Keurbooms River Cruise & Stand-up Paddleboard

The beaches of Plettenberg are all white sand and crystal blue waters surrounded by lush indigenous forests and mountains as the backdrop. In the afternoon, you’ll onboard a riverboat and cruise down the Keurbooms River located in the nature reserve. As you float down the gorge, you’ll be able to hop on a stand-up paddle board and make your way downstream.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Bayview Hotel

Overnight in Plettenberg Bay

Day 5

Monday, Apr 03, 2023

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Day 5

Today is all about the wildlife so don't forget to bring your camera, you'll be making plenty of new friends.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Monkeyland Monkey Safari

In your monkey safari, you will be able to see over 550 primates of various species like capuchin monkeys, ring-tailed lemurs, gibbons, and howler monkeys.

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Birds of Eden Sanctuary Visit

You will visit the Birds of Eden Sanctuary, home to 3500 birds of 220 species. The sanctuary is also a rescue center where previously caged birds can now live a life of free flight in a habitat as large and natural as possible.

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Snorkeling with Seals

Situated close to the shore in shallow waters that protect the marine area from the currents of the South Atlantic Ocean, you will find a colony of 6000 seals sunbathing near the rocks. Swimming with these curious and friendly animals offers the ultimate human/animal interactive experience.

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Bayview Hotel

Overnight in Plettenberg Bay

Day 6

Tuesday, Apr 04, 2023

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Day 6

You will start your day with a leisurely sea cliff hike in Robberg Nature Reserve. In the afternoon you will head to Oudtshoorn and on the way you stop for a tour of the Cango Caves.

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Robberg Coastal Hike

You will lace up your hiking boots and head for a morning hike in Robberg Nature Reserve. It’s a leisurely 2 mile hike but with some dramatic views of sea cliffs and sandy beaches. Distance: 2 miles / Duration: 1.5 hours / Difficulty: Easy

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Cango Caves Tour

Surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites, you will weave and crawl through narrow passages and exciting tunnels.

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De Zeekoe

Overnight in Oudtshoorn

Day 7

Wednesday, Apr 05, 2023

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Day 7

This morning you will make your way back to Touws River along the picturesque Route 62.

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Meerkat Sunrise Safari (Optional)

If you feel like getting up extra early this morning, there will be an optional Meerkat Sunrise Safari organized. This unique wildlife experience will have you in the bush at sunrise, coffee in hand, as curious meerkats emerge from their burrows to warm up to the morning sun.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Big 5 Sunset Safari Game Drive

You will embark on a guided open vehicle safari in search of the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and the African buffalo. Along with the wildlife, the nature reserve is a stunning piece of nature, tranquil and lovely for a sunset.

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Included dinner at the game lodge

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Aquila Private Game Reserve

Overnight in Touws River

Day 8

Thursday, Apr 06, 2023

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Day 8

Some of the best times to view wildlife is early in the hours and your safari will head out in search of the big 5 this morning.

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Big 5 Morning Safari Game Drive

You will embark on a guided open vehicle safari in search of the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and the African buffalo. Along with the wildlife, the nature reserve is a stunning piece of nature, tranquil and lovely for a sunset.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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dinner

Included farewell dinner at a local restaurant

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La Splendida Hotel

Overnight in Cape Town

Day 9

Friday, Apr 07, 2023

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Day 9

All good things must come to an end! You'll transfer to the airport and bid farewell for now.

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Included breakfast at hotel

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) on the last day

Cancellation Policy

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60 days pre-trip Non-refundable Non-refundable

*If you cancel when your spot is confirmed and outside of 60 days until departure, you can receive a trip credit for your down payment minus the $100 cancellation fee.

For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions.

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