Cape Town to Johannesburg Overland ToursClick for map
What's Included Addo Elephant National Park
The Cango Caves
Ostrich Farm Tour
14 breakfasts & 15 dinners
Contribution to final group meal
9 nights in dorms & 6 nights camping
Incl final night at Ritz B'packers, Jhb
Fully equipped expedition truck incl - fridge, gas, tents, sleep mats
Services of Absolute Crew
All road tolls & taxes are paid
South Africa, Lesotho
Cape Town to Johannesburg Safari Overview
Travel along one of the most picturesque coastlines in the world, from Cape Town to Johannesburg, with the chance for whale watching, visiting an ostrich farm and Cango Caves, game drives in Addo Elephant Park and a forest walk in Tstisikamma Forest. Visit the tiny kingdom of Lesotho and hike in the Drakensberg mountains. Then the rush of diving with great white sharks and the Bloukrans Bridge Bungee - 216 metres high!
Cape Town to Johannesburg Safari Add-ons
Day 1 - 3
Optionals: Robben Island, Table Mountain cable car, Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Point, paragliding, kiteboarding, shark diving, whale watching.
Days 4 - 5
Cape Agulhas, Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Farm.
Days 6 - 7
Garden Route, Knysna, Tsitsikamma Forest, Bloukrans Bridge, Storms River.
Optionals: Bloukrans Bungee, Canopy Tour, Black-water tubing, quad biking, flying fox, guided bridge-walk, waterfalls zipline.
Days 8 - 10
Port Elizabeth, Addo Elephant Park, Hogsback
Optionals: Addo Elephant Park night drives, Addo National Park horse trails, bushwalks, abseiling, horse riding, village tour
Days 11 - 12
Optionals: pony trek, village tour, hiking, mountain biking.
Days 13 - 14
Optionals: hiking, biking, abseiling, rock climbing
Optionals: Soweto tour, Apartheid Museum
Please note whale watching when in season will be arranged from Cape Agulhas or Knysna.
Please note safari itineraries are given as a guide only. A safari is a journey and true journeys in Africa unfold and are of an adventurous nature. The unexpected can arise, so do allow for this. Feel free to give us a call about your safari plans. We look forward to your further enquiries.Back to top
Cape Town to Johannesburg Budget
The costs to consider when travelling overland are:
Your safari price covers:
* Addo Elephant National Park
* Cape Agulhas
* Cango Caves tour
* Ostrich Farm tour
* Drakensberg mountains
Camping and breakfast and dinner:
- 15 nights accommodation ( 6 nights camping and 9 nights in a dorm)
- 14 Breakfast whilst travelling on the truck
- 15 Evening meal whilst travelling on the truck including contribution to the final restaurant meal in Johannesburg
- A fully equipped and dieseled expedition truck/vehicle including all camping and cooking gear, a fridge, gas cooker, tents etc
- The services of a driver and safari leader
- The ongoing advice and back up from The Absolute team
- All road tolls and taxes are paid
A recommended typical budget for your optional excursions that you might pay for once in Africa would be: US$220 - US$500
Some clients spend more, some less. The above is a typical estimate selecting from the following main choices during this tour. Do re-check your budget looking at what might tempt you. A friendly reminder as well that the below list provides an approximate guide only for the most popular excursions currently available for this tour. Excursions are operated by local operators and authorities and their pricing is out of our control (July 19)
|White Shark Cage Diving - day trip inc. transport||US$185|
|Table Mountain - Return Cable Car||US$20|
|Cape Town - Township Tour||US$35|
|Cape Point & Peninsula Tour||US$48|
|Robben Island boat transfer & guided tour||US$20|
|Bungee - Bloukrans Bridge||US$100|
|Tsitsikamma Forest - Treetop canopy walk||US$50|
|Tsitsikamma - Waterfall Zip Lining||US$30|
|Storms River - Black Water Tubing||US$85|
|Addo - Night Drives||US$32|
|Pony trek||£from US$30|
|Drakensberg hiking||£from US$62|
|TO CONSIDER AT THE END OF YOUR TOUR|
|Add-On Three, Four and Five Day guided safaris into Kruger National Park camping or staying in lodge or special tree house accommodation, from||£495|
|Full day Johannesburg city tour||US$95|
|Half day Soweto tour||US$62|
|Special Discounted Offer to the Spectacular VICTORIA FALLS: Add On Wild Dogs and Victoria Falls tour when booked with this tour||£625|
You will need spending money to cover drinks, lunch and souvenirs whilst on tour.
Tipping is customary in Africa, so budget for gratuities if you wish for guides or drivers who provide good service such as those that take you on guided tours. Again it is at your discretion, but your tour leader and driver will appreciate a tip to acknowledge their hard work during your tour.
For some excursions extra transport is needed to get to the start point, and lastly some campsites en route also have simple huts or chalets on site. If you feel like a break from camping and youd like an upgrade at some point it is well worth having a little bit of money budgeted accordingly.
The recommended spending money for the Garden Route is: US$310 - US$365
VisaYour passport needs to be valid for at least 6 - 9 months after your trip finishes. Ensure as well you have adequate pages in your passport for each country you visit. Up to 2 consecutive blank pages can be required. If you have dual nationality you can only use one passport for the entire trip, whilst bringing both is wise as a back up. More information can be found in the different country listings on the FCOs website under entry requirements.
At the moment holiday visas for Australian, Canadian, American, British, German, Dutch and Irish passport holders are available for no charge at the port of entry to South Africa. If your passport is not detailed above please do not hesitate to contact us for further details of your requirements.
This information is given as a guide only. Visa requirements can change without prior notice. We recommended you also check your personal current visa requirements with the relevant embassies well in advance before you travel. Back to top
Other exciting ADD-ONs
Pre and post safari please click here.
Remember you then need to budget for flights, insurance, vaccination costs and any equipment you might need such as a sleeping bag.
Any queries? Call our office on +44 (0) 208 742 0226, email us at email@example.com or skype us on skypeabsoluteafricaBack to top
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Before You Go
Cape Town to Johannesburg
Click on the link below to download the predeparture dossier for this overland trip "The Garden Route" - to Johannesburg.The Garden Route - pre departure pack
This information has been developed over 30 years of experience overlanding in Africa.
It includes all you might need to know to prepare for this trip and more. We know many people love to plan their trip in detail and we hope you will find lots of "stuff" in here to help!
We also send out personal updates about 6 weeks before departure to all participants heading out on each departure date. This includes final confirmations of pre safari transfers and accommodation and other details relating to your specific travel arrangements so you can check all is as you need.
We recommend once booked on a Cape Town to Johannesburg trip that you periodically check back here as this information is regularly updated. It is also a good idea to keep an eye on the news area of this site.
And if you are not excited enough about heading to Africa already, check out our facebook page, listen out for our tweets and keep up to date with our blog to stay up to date with all that is happening on the road on the trucks.
Overlanding in Africa is a very different destination from your usual package holiday! You may find some information in this dossier different from what you expected. Whatever your question don't hesitate to ask. We are here to help so feel free to get back to us.
We are more than happy to advise as to what is the best plan for your particular Africa travel needs.
Give us a call, or skype or email. We look forward to planning your trip to Africa with you.
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