Agricultural Tour of South Africa
Get ready for an unforgettable journey to South Africa, where you’ll experience the best of both worlds breathtaking natural wonders and remarkable farm visits.
Adventure in Cape Town, where we’ll explore iconic landmarks like Table Mountain and Robben Island. Witness Africa’s majestic wildlife up close at the safari game reserves. Unique tours of dairy beef, Ostrich and sheep farms and an exclusive visit to the family farm of former rugby player CJ Stander and much more!
Agricultural Tour of South Africa
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Why Book with us?
- Irish owned & operated and have been in business since 2003
- Experienced and professional staff
- 24-hour emergency service
- Professional guides
- Licenced by the Commission for Aviation Regulation, TA 0533
Day 1 – Travel overnight by plane
Start the tour by flying to Doha from Dublin before flying overnight to Cape Town
Day 2 – Arrival and Table Mountain
Upon arriving in Cape Town, you’ll meet your tour guide and be whisked away to Table Mountain, a majestic wonder of nature and national park. Take a cable car up to the top and enjoy 360-degree views of the city before exploring important landmarks such as the Castle and City Hall. (The City Hall was the venue of Nelson Mandela’s first speech after being released from prison) After a full day of sightseeing, relax and enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel in the V&A Waterfront precinct. Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 3 – Winelands & L’Ormarins Farm<br />
Get ready for a full day of exploring the oldest towns in South Africa’s Winelands – Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. You’ll visit the Huguenot Memorial, walk through the quaint village of Franschhoek, and stop at the L’Ormarins farm to check out their Black Angus and Wagyu beef cattle and learn from the herd manager. Enjoy lunch at The Deli at Boschendal Wine Estate before heading to Stellenbosch for a walking tour of the historic town. Your day will end with a visit to Simonsig Wine Farm, one of the first three farms on the famous Stellenbosch Wine Route. Afterwards, head back to your hotel in Cape Town for a night of leisure. Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 4 – Robben Island & De Grendel wine farm<br />
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast before taking a ferry from Cape Town harbour to Robben Island to view the Mandela cell and other parts of the island. After lunch, head to De Grendel wine farm for a fabulous wine tasting with breathtaking views of Table Mountain. End your day with a scenic coastal drive and free time to explore the Waterfront hotel. Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 5 – Cape Peninsula, Hout Bay, Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve & Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Experience the ultimate Western Cape adventure with a full-day trip to the breathtaking Cape Peninsula! You’ll depart your hotel at 9:00 am and journey through the charming fishing village of Hout Bay, taking time for picturesque photo stops along the way, before reaching Chapman’s Peak Drive and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Here, you’ll witness the majestic Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point in all their glory.
Afterward, you’ll indulge in a delectable seafood lunch at a selected restaurant on the way to the last British Naval town in South Africa – Simon’s Town. Then, continue your adventure with a relaxing stroll through the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, soaking up the natural beauty of the surroundings. The walk ends at the visitors’ center, where you’ll be picked up and returned to your hotel by 4:30 pm, leaving the evening free for dinner at your leisure.
Overnight in Cape Town.
Day 6 – Stony Point, Hermanus & Swellendam
Experience the wonders of the Western Cape’s south coast on this exciting day trip. You’ll start your day by visiting the African penguin colony at Stony Point in Betty’s Bay. Then, you’ll head to Hermanus, the best place in the world to view whales, where you can spot Southern Right, Bride, and Humpback Whales. Lunch will be at your discretion in this coastal village. After lunch, travel to Swellendam, where you will stay overnight on a working farm. Enjoy a typical South African dinner in the lapa, a covered entertainment area with a great bar. Optional visit to the Jersey cows and dairy available, although the citrus will mainly be out of season.
Day 7 – Dairy Farms, Heidelberg & Aloe Ferox Factory
After breakfast and check-out, get ready for a dairy farm adventure! You’ll visit two farms that use Dairymaster equipment: Elstelm Farm and Glen-Etive. At Elstelm Farm, your host Jaco Kock will show you their swing over system, while at Glen-Etive, Pieter Groenewald and Sons milk 300 Jersey cows using the Dairymaster bottle system. You can have discussions at both farms before heading to Skeiding Guest Farm in Heidelberg. Here, you’ll meet Neels & Anne-Lize Uys and their flock of commercial ostriches, Dohne Merino sheep, and Nguni Beef cattle, while also learning about the production of wheat and rapeseed in the area. Lunch will be a delicious ostrich steak. After lunch, stop by the Aloe ferox factory and shop in Albertinia before heading to your hotel in The Wilderness, via Mossel Bay and George. Dinner is optional at the hotel or nearby venues. Overnight The Wilderness.
Day 8 – Stander Farm & Knysna
After breakfast, you’ll retrace your steps to the historic town of George, where you’ll visit a vegetable farm owned by Jannie Stander, father of CJ Stander, the former international rugby player for Ireland. You will have a scrumptious lunch hosted by Jannie and his wife Amanda at their farm. Then, head to Van Greunen Farming, where you’ll see their dairy herd and potato fields. Late afternoon, travel to Knysna and enjoy an optional dinner at your hotel. Overnight in Knysna.
Day 9 - Knysna Heads & Estuary Cruise
After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, get ready for a picturesque coach excursion to the Knysna Heads view point, where you’ll take in breathtaking views for 45-60 minutes. Then, embark on a 1.5-hour cruise on the John Benn Cruiser through the tranquil estuary. Sit back, relax, and soak up the beauty of the surrounding nature.
Day 10 - Plettenberg Bay, Carinbrogie Farm & Tsitikamma Park
Visit to farm of Andrew Hill then hike at Tsitsikamma Park, see Paul Sauer Bridge and Holstein herd at Robhoek Farm. Check-in at Courtyard Hotel, buffet dinner at nearby casino after an hour drive.
Day 11 - Kariega Game Reserve for three full days
Enjoy a scenic city tour after breakfast, then head to Kariega Private Game Reserve for a thrilling wildlife adventure! All meals are included, along with two open vehicle game drives and other fun activities. Watch the sunset and sunrise from an open 4×4 game vehicle during your stay. Stay overnight at Kariega.
Day 12 - Leisure time & evening game drive
Your adventure today starts early this day with a wake-up call before dawn for an exhilarating morning game drive. When you return to the lodge, indulge in a delicious buffet breakfast to fuel your day. You can either take it easy and relax, or choose from a variety of exciting optional activities. After a satisfying lunch and some rest, prepare for the evening game drive to see more amazing wildlife. End your day with dinner at the lodge
Day 13 - Morning game drive and departure
Morning game drive, breakfast, head to Port Elizabeth Airport, domestic flight to Johannesburg International Airport, check-in for flight back to Dublin. Cherish memories and bid farewell to South Africa
Day 14 - Travel by plane back to Ireland
Travel overnight as you return back to Ireland.
Our Price Includes
- Flights from Dublin to South Africa including taxes and charges
- Internal flight from Port Elizabeth to Tambo airport
- Transport and coaching throughout
- 10 meals included (mixture of dinner and lunch)
- 4 nights overnight in 4* Hotel in Cape Town w/ breakfast
- 5 nights in different accommodations as you travel South Africa’s Garden Route
- 2 nights and 3 full days at the 4*Lodge at Kariega Game Reserve on a full board basis with game
- drives and other activities
- Tour of Cape Town
- Visit to Stellenbosch & Franschhoek in The Winelands
- Visit to Stander Farm (the farm of CJ Stander’s Father)
- Tour of Robben Island including Nelson Mandela’s cell
- Visit to Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
- Tour of Gqeberha aka Port Elizabeth
- Visit to Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
- Trip to Hermanus (best place on land in the world to see whales)
- Visits to a mix of Dairy, Beef, Ostrich and vegetable farms
- Visit to the mixed farm at Skeiding Guest farm with farm lunch
- Tour of Tsitsikamma National Park
- Price including all airport taxes & charges.
- Single Room supplement of €699.00 on single rooms.
- Non refundable / non transferable deposit of €400pp required at time of booking.
- Balance due 10 weeks before departure.
- Price based on minimum of 30 paying.
- Extra Checked-in luggage is available to purchase prior to travel – prices may vary.
- Optional insurance available for a fee. City taxes may apply, payable locally at your hotel.
- Flights, hotel, taxes, prices & itinerary subject to change.
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