From ZAR 15,990 per person (2019 Rates)
This tour has been developed for clients who want to do volunteer work in the Garden Route but want to see what is on offer before making a final commitment. You will visit 5 well established volunteer destinations and take part in fun activities along the way!
If you answered YES to all the questions above, then this tour is for you.
Experience the beautiful Garden Route in 4 days and visit 5 popular Volunteer Organisations before making your choice. You will travel from the capital city, George, to the historic Mossel Bay, over the majestic Outeniqua Mountains to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo and then back to the coast to visit the indigenous forests of Tsitsikamma. All of this while exploring the premium volunteer possibilities the Garden Route has to offer.
Starting in Mossel Bay, your first port of call will be a Marine Volunteer organisation that specialises in working with Great White Sharks. This is followed by a short tour of the historic town of Mossel Bay (and a delicious seafood lunch). Thereafter you will head to a Volunteer Organisation focussing on African Animals. After this, you will cross the scenic Robinson Pass to a 4 star Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn.
In Oudtshoorn you will visit the world-renowned Cango Caves and learn all about the largest flightless bird at an ostrich farm. Get your hands dirty when you assist with the afternoon volunteer session at the game park.
On the way to Tsitsikamma you will travel along the scenic beach resort towns of Wilderness, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. In Knysna, you will stop at the cosmopolitan Knysna Waterfront for curio shopping and lunch. After this, you will head to an Ocean Research Volunteer Organisation in Plettenberg Bay where you will be taken on a tour of experience what this destination has to offer. On arrival at the Coastal Reserve with views of the ocean, forests and mountains, you will settle in for a one night stay in one of the chalets or a luxury tent.
On the final day of the tour, you will participate in a forest, zip-lining session through the treetops and quad biking along a forest track. Visit Face Adrenaline to view the highest bridge bungee in the world before visiting the final Volunteer Organisation that focuses on Community work before heading back to George.
View the route
The tour starts and ends in George and includes visits to Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn and Tsitsikamma. The total distance travelled during the 4 day tour is 750km through majestic mountain passes, lush forests and the semi-arid Karoo on safe and well-maintained highways and secondary roads.
En Route short breaks are included along the way.
George Guest House
Set in peaceful and quiet surroundings, this centrally located, 4 star Guest House in George is ideal for clients to relax before and after the tour.
Oudtshoorn Game Lodge
This 4 star Safari-style luxury accommodation in air-conditioned tents with private bathrooms, will give clients a real African experience. Expect small antelope to freely roam between the tents and view the big game from your deck.
Tsitsikamma Coastal Reserve
Situated right above the famous Storms River Mouth, this luxury 4 star accommodation provides a premium service and majestic African sunsets.
AM: Travel to George
PM: Arrive in George - Check into 4 star Guest House - Dinner
AM: Breakfast at Guest House - Transfer to Mossel Bay - Visit Marine Volunteer Organisation - Mossel Bay historic town tour
PM: Seafood Lunch - African Animal Volunteer Organisation - Transfer to Oudtshoorn via Robinson Pass - Check into 4 star Game Lodge - Dinner at Game Lodge
AM: Breakfast at Game Lodge - Limestone Cave exploration - Working ostrich farm tour
PM: Ostrich lunch - Wildlife Volunteer Experience - Dinner at Game Lodge
AM: Breakfast at Game Lodge - Transfer to Tsitsikamma - Knysna Waterfront
PM: Lunch at Knysna Waterfront - Ocean Research Volunteer Destination in Plettenberg Bay - Check into 4 star Coastal Reserve - Dinner at Coastal Reserve
AM: Breakfast at Coastal Reserve - Quadbike adventure - Tree Top Canopy Tour
PM: Lunch Coastal Reserve - Check out of Coastal Reserve - View the highest bungee bridge in the world - Knysna Community Volunteer Destination -Transfer to George - Check into 4 star Guest House - Dinner
AM: Breakfast at Guest House - Depart George
PM: Arrive at next destination
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