Big 5 & Shy 5 Reserves Tour 8 Day Self Drive Package

Jeffrey’s Bay – Sundays River Valley – Karoo – Klein Karoo

The tour starts in Jeffrey’s Bay (aka J-Bay) home to some of the best surfing in South Africa, then moves on to the Sundays River Valley, an area with unique towns, numerous game reserves and the famous Addo Elephant Park with abundant wildlife including the ‘Big Five’. Then the Karoo, South Africa’s largest ecosystem – semi-arid scrubland with a rich diversity of plant, animal and bird life and the Klein Karoo, famous for its natural scenic beauty – awe-inspiring Swartberg passes and gorges, the Cango Caves, the Oudtshoorn ostrich farms, the Langkloof Valley fruit orchards and any number of reptiles (barking geckos) and animals, including the ‘Shy Five’ – aardvark, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, Cape fox and black-footed cat.

Package Price. Booking code: CCR Big 5

01 December 2020- 30 April 2021: R10 690 per person

01 May 2021- 30 September 2021: R9 049 per person

Terms and Conditions

The package is based on a Bed and Breakfast basis. Excludes all other meals, entrance fees and additional activities. Additional T’s and C’s may apply


Day 1: Jeffrey’s Bay | 1 x Night at Supertubes Collection

Enjoy a one-night stay at Supertubes Collection, just 30 meters from the world-famous Jeffrey’s Bay surfing beach. Activities include surfing, whale watching, fishing, horse-riding and Big Five game viewing;
Day 2 + 3: Addo | 2 x Nights at Zuurberg Mountain Village

Two nights at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, Sundays River Valley, an historic country hotel that borders on the Addo Elephant National Park. Activities include game drives, horse trails and walking trails;
Day 4 + 5: Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve | 2 x Nights at New Holme Guest Farm

Two nights at the Karoo Gariep New Holme Karoo Guest House, an authentic Karoo farm with all the comforts of home- situated on the banks of the Seekoei River it has the only hippo population in the Northern Cape, and it is also where you can view the ‘Shy 5’ and Birding.
Day 6 + 7: Oudtshoorn | 2 x Nights at Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve

The final two nights of the ‘Big 5- Shy 5’ Tour will be at the Wildehondekloof Private Game Reserve – a luxury game lodge in the heart of the Klein Karoo’s Swartberg Mountain range, 40 km from Oudtshoorn. Activities and things to do include guided game drives – view various buck species including wildebeest, nyala, eland, kudu, hiking trails, walking and mountain biking.

Post/Trip expires at 1:42pm on Thursday September 30th, 2021

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