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Walking in South Africa is varied and wonderfully scenic in the southernmost part of the country.
  • Product Code 46800
  • Holiday Type Sightseeing And Walking Holidays, Special Selection Hotels
  • Grade Grade 4
  • Holiday Duration Nights

Table Mountain is where your journey begins. From the plateau at over 3000ft you are looking at one of the world’s greatest panoramas. Below you, beyond the rocky outcrops of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head lies Cape Town itself, wrapped around the foot of the mountains. Off shore is Robben Island. Below the eastern fl ank lie Kirstenbosch Gardens and away to the south the Cape of Good Hope. You wonder if it can get any better than this… indeed it can.

You will have time in Cape Town to explore the city and to soak up the atmosphere of this beautiful, relaxed and diverse place.

Moving on, we travel to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, a semi-arid region, for four nights. We’ll visit local attractions such as the Cango Caves and perhaps an ostrich farm. We’ll walk in the Swartberg mountain range, including the famous Swartberg Pass (dependent on local weather conditions). The views from here are awe-inspiring.

From Oudtshoorn, we travel south to the sophisticated town of Knysna, from where we’ll walk in the Tsitsikamma National Park and on the iconic Robberg Peninsula at nearby Plettenberg Bay.

Finally we’ll drive the ‘Garden Route’ back to Stellenbosch, one of the most beautiful towns of the Winelands region. We’ll walk in the surrounding mountains and visit the historic town centre. We’ll also visit Franschhoek to walk in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve before enjoying the opportunity to visit a local vineyard.

Please note: on some days, especially allowing for the heat during summer months and rough terrain, the walks are considered to be at the top of the grade.

At Ramblers Walking Holidays, we are in a fortunate position to be able to use our profits to help make a difference to peoples’ lives. By travelling with us on this holiday, you can directly help us support the destinations we visit through our staff-managed charitable project click Heart Sole

Holiday Highlights

  • The famous Table Mountain and awe-inspiring Swartberg Mountains.  
  • Beautifully scenic and varied walking including the popular winelands.  
  • Specially selected three and four-star hotels throughout.
The holiday inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this holiday Items that are covered in the cost of holiday price.

      Return flights from Heathrow to Cape Town (British Airways)
      Airport transfers
      Half board en suite accommodation
      All breakfasts and most dinners taken in the hotel
      All local transport costs.
Whats not included in this holiday Items that are not covered in the cost of holiday price.

  • Entrance fees to some museums and historic buildings (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Insurance
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Please see Holiday Information Sheet for this holidays individual departures itinerary (located under Dates & Prices tab)

Travel Details

  • Return flights from Heathrow to Cape Town (British Airways)
  • Upgrades are available on most flights. For scheduled flights; Premium Economy, Business or First Class. Please ask us for details and a competitive quote
  • Arrival transfer by road c.1hr30mins

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Devon Valley Hotel, Stellenbosch

Hidden away in a shady, green and peaceful corner of Stellenbosch, the Devon Valley Hotel is in a perfect location to enjoy the beautiful winelands. Surrounded by its own working Sylvan Vale Vineyard and the picturesque valley, you can enjoy a drink on the terrace overlooking the vines. The Flavours Restaurant serves contemporary cape cuisine using the freshest seasonal produce. Room facilities include air conditioning, personal safe, telephone, television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is free Wi-Fi in certain areas of the hotel.

Premier Hotel Cape Manor, Cape Town

This four star Premier Hotel Cape Manor is located in the beautifully tree-lined Marais Road on the Sea Point promenade in Cape Town, commanding spectacular views of Table Mountain and the awe inspiring Atlantic Ocean. Sea Point enjoys a bustling 24-hour cosmopolitan vibe offering many shops, restaurants, clubs, coffee bars and convenient access to some of the Cape’s greatest natural wonders and attractions. Rooms are well equipped with hairdryers, telephones, safes and tea and coffee making facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Enjoy warm colours, a relaxed atmosphere, excellent service, and delicious meals at the Promenade Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, conveniently situated on the ground floor of the hotel. Simple, wholesome and fresh fare that is fast and fun, is core to the culinary philosophy at the luxury Premier Hotel Cape Manor and its Promenade Restaurant & Cocktail Bar.


Nestled in the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains on a typical Little Karoo farm. The rooms are furnished in a rustic country style combined with modern luxury. The room arrangement is not typical of a standard hotel and the spacious cottages that we will stay in, will typically have two separate bedrooms with en-suite facilities, but with a shared kitchen and living space. You will therefore be sharing a cottage with your fellow group members. Other rooms will be a double room provided in the Farmhouse. Single occupants will have a double room for sole use.

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