10-Day Oyster Catcher Trail Tour
This tour can be combined with any of our 3 Day Trail Running Events or MTB tours, to form part of your complete Garden Route Adventure Tour Package.
DAY 1 : SANDPIPER SPORTS CENTRE
DAY 2, 3 : HIKING THE OYSTER CATCHER TRAIL
Start the Oyster Catcher Hiking Trail and hike 25km from Gouriqua Nature Reserve to Gouritz River Mouth. You will be transported back to your accommodation where you can spend the day relaxing. Dinner at Sports Centre. Next day hike the 20km from Gouritz River Mouth to Sandpiper. Thereafter, again a relaxing afternoon. You can choose to do some sport activities at Sandpiper or have a relaxing massage.
DAY 4 : ST.BLAIZE HIKING TRAIL
Final 16km of the hiking trail from Dana Bay to Mossel Bay Point, along the St Blaize trail. Lunch at the Big Blu Restaurant on the rocks, whith the waves lashing against it. We head back to the Sandpiper Cottages to unwind and relax.
DAY 5 : JAKKALSVLEI WINE ESTATE
After breakfast at Sandpiper, drive to Jakkalsvlei Wine Estate, nestled between the vineyards at Herbertsdale, where you can taste an array of wines while lapping up the breathtaking view of the farm and the mountains. Do the 4 km hiking trail overlooking the vineyards. Enjoy their superb pizza lunch.
After a morning learning about wine making and wine tasting, head off to Millwood Hiking Hut close to Knysna for an all forest experience.
DAY 6 : KNYSNA FOREST
Spend the day bird watching and hiking through the historic forest. Different hiking options are available. Keep your eyes open for the elusive Knysna elephants.
DAY 7 : EXPLORE KNYSNA
Time to say goodbye to the forest and head to Knysna for an exciting trip on the John Benn, to the Featherbed Nature Reserve, where a scrumptious buffet lunch will be served after a hike in the Nature Reserve.
Hereafter, head to De Zeekoe Guesthouse in Oudtshoorn for a wildlife experience.
DAY 8 : WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE
Rise early to experience the world famous Meerkat (Mongoose) Tour, followed by a wildlife adventure at Cango Wildlife Ranch. You can even consider a dive with the crocodiles!
DAY 9 : CANGO CAVES
One of the wonders of our country. The Cango Caves is a must see. Spend the morning exploring this magical underground world. Then its time for the adrenaline levels to rise when you meet the world’s largest bird, the ostrich at the High Gate Ostrich Farm. You may opt for a ride or just settle for the taste of the world’s largest egg.
DAY 10 : END OF TOUR
All too soon it is time to head back to George Airport to fly back home. Hope to see you back soon for one of our other exciting tours.
Per person for a group of 10 or more people;
Per person for a group 6-9 people;
Per person for a group of 3-5 people;
Per person for a group of 2 people.
*Prices subject to change*
- Means of transport;
- All transfers;
- All meals;
- Oyster Catcher hiking trail fees;
- Fuel costs;
- Friendly service;
- Driver’s fee;
- Tour guide’s fee;
- Featherbed Tour;
- Cango Caves;
- Cango Wildlife Ranch;
- High Gate Ostrich Farm;
- Meerkat Tour; and
- Jakkalsvlei Wine Tasting.
- Airplane Tickets;
- Self-catering lunches;
- Any extra activities not listed above;
- Purchase of personal goods and snacks; and