Beyond Cape Town
The Bokbus has been in operation since 1999 and offers affordable Garden Route Tours from Cape Town. Our all inclusive adventure tours are perfect for exploring the best that the Garden Route has to offer.
Highlights include Big 5 Safari Game Drives, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, canoeing on Wilderness Lagoon, Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna, Bungy jumping, Whale watching, Addo Elephant Park and much more!
The only operator that stays at a 4 star safari lodge!
We offer GROUP TOURS and PRIVATE TOURS!
- 29 Hughenden Road
- Hout Bay
- Cape Town
5 Day Garden Route Tour
Nature and wildlifeExperience South Africa’s Garden Route including all the breathtaking natural wonders packed with adventure. Highlights include 2 x Big 5 Animal safari Game Drives, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, Addo Elephant National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna (South Africa’s favourite town), Bungy jumping and Whale watching (seasonal). Departs on Mondays. Day 1 Depart Cape Town at 6am and head up to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo semi desert area and also the ostrich capital of Depart Cape Town at 6am and head up to Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo semi desert area and also the ostrich capital of the World. This drive follows the world famous Route 62 and we'll stop at Ronnie's sex shop en-route for a refreshing drink! We’ll visit the Cango Caves for a tour through this magnificent cave system and also visit an ostrich farm for a closer look at this enormous bird. You can even try yourluck at riding one! Tonight we’ll stay in Oudtshoorn and have a delicious ostrich braai for dinner. (Dinner) Day 2Leavig Oudtshoorn we'll cross the mountain range to the coast and the gorgeous Garden Route. Our first stop is the scenic 'map of Africa' lookout in the Wilderness and then we're off to Knysna (consistently voted as South Africa's favourite town). Here we will visit the Knysna Heads, Waterfront, markets and explore thoroughly. After Knysna we pass through Plettenberg Bay where we overnight in Storms River Village. (Breakfast, Dinner) Day 3 The magnificent Tsitsikamma National Park awaits us this morning. Thundering waves, thick forest, plentiful birdlife and otters, this National Park has it all! Walk the coastal route to the hanging bridge over Storms River Mouth and experience what makes this the most scenic park in South Africa. From here we'll head onto the Addo elephant National Park and your opportunity to spot huge elephant herds, various antelope species, dung beetles galore and more. For those whom are not interested in Addo, we drive through Jeffrey’s Bay – the surfing Capital of South Africa! Shopping, surfing, sun & beautiful white beaches will keep you occupied until sunset falls upon this beautiful town! Tonight we overnight in Jeffrey’s Bay. (Breakfast, Dinner) Day 4 From the Eastern Cape we head back towards the Garden Route and to the World’s highest Bungy at Bloukrans (plenty of time to jump for those thrill seekers). This 216 m high bungy is a true marvel to behold, even for those that have a fear of heights! Our journey leads us to the Garden Route Game Lodge where we will also overnight in the luxury accommodation. We will do a late afternoon safari drive where we have the opportunity to view rhino, lion, buffalo, cheetah and many varieties of antelope species. A sumptuous and varied buffet dinner is served at the lodge and is yet another highlight! (Breakfast, Dinner) Day 5 We start the day early with a morning safari drive to see some of those animals that we did not see the previous evening. Hereafter we’ll do a cheetah walk with an experienced ranger and watch as they feed them. Departing round lunchtime we head towards Hermanus and the best land based whale watching site in the world (June-December). The Southern Right whales are making a dramatic comeback after nearly becoming extinct a mere 50 years ago. We return to Cape Town late afternoon via the stunning False Bay coastline where with luck we’ll see some dolphins to welcome us home. (Breakfast) Included: Transport, SATOUR GUIDE, Breakfast (As indicated), Dinner (As indicated), Accommodation, 2 x safari Game Drives at Garden Route Game Lodge Reptile Park Pick up: From your accomodation
Rate: R 6250 and up
4 Day Garden Route Tour
Nature and wildlifeThe Garden Route is a little piece of heaven tucked away on the East Coast of South Africa. Our tour incorporates the highlights of the area along with the splendid scenery. This is perfect for those who don’t have much time but wish to experience the famous Garden Route along with many of its activities…. Departs on Thursdays & Fridays. Day 1 Our route takes us via Route 62, traveling inland over the Overberg Region of the Western Cape. We also visit Ronnie's Sex Shop! Afterwards we continue our way to Oudtshoorn which is South Africa’s Ostrich Capital. This town hosts the well-known Cango Caves which is a National Monument. Tonight we stay in Oudtshoorn. (D) Day 2 After an early morning breakfast we shall visit the local Ostrich farm and you can even try your luck at riding one! We head to Knysna for lunch and to explore the Knysna heads. An optional extra is visiting the Knysna Elephant Park, where you have the opportunity to touch, feed and walk with earths largest land mammals! Yet another optional extra is an ocean Safari - spotting dolphins and Whales from a boat in Plettenberg Bay! We will make a quick stop en route at Bloukrans Bungy, which is the highest bungy in the world, at 216m!! Tonight we stay in Storms River Village. (B;D) Day 3 Today we head through to Tsitsikamma National Park for a hike to the ever famous Storms River mouth - walk on the recently finished Hanging Bridge, where we can take a dip in the Indian Ocean!! From here we head to the Garden Route Game Lodge where we can enjoy a Big 5 sunset game drive, fantastic buffet dinner and hot spring under the stars. We’ll also overnight in their award winning chalets. (B;D) Day 4 Early morning Game drive to see some animals you perhaps didn’t see the evening before followed by a scrumptious breakfast! After breakfast we will do a cheetah walk where the ranger feeds them and explains all about these magnificent animals. After the Cheetah walk, we make our way to Hermanus, which is famous for being the best land based whale watching site (in season) in South Africa and is a beautiful little town with wonderful Cliffside walks. Making our way back towards Cape Town, our last stop is at Stony Point where we visit the local penguin Colony – making our way back with spectacular views over False Bay. (B) Included: Qualified Guide, Transport, Accommodation, Dinners, Breakfast, 2 x Big 5 safari game drives, Reptile Park Pick up: From you accomodation Rate: R4850 and up
3 Day Garden Route & Bungee
Nature and wildlifeDay 1: Our route takes us to the Ostrich capital of the world, Oudtshoorn. We follow Route 62, the longest wine route in the world with its magnificent landscapes & towering cliffs! In Oudtshoorn we explore the Cango Caves which is a very popular destination! We have an option of visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch or the local Ostrich farm, or an elephant riding experience with these gentle giants! Tonight we have a traditional Ostrich “Braai” (Dinner) Day 2: After breakfast we head into the Garden Route Wilderness. We go canoeing on the wilderness lagoon with plenty of bird life and breath-taking scenery. We’ll explore SA’s favourite town of Knysna, as well as the gorgeous views of the Knysna heads. Then it’s off to Bungy at the highest Bungy jump in the world for those brave enough! Tonight we shall spend the evening in a small town, situated within an indigenous forest known as Storms River Village. Dinner is catered by an experienced chef with local main courses on his set Menu. (Breakfast, Dinner) Day 3: Today we go explore Tsitsikamma National park, we do an easy 1 hour hike with splendid views over the Indian Ocean, plenty of bird life, Ocean activity as well as a newly revamped hanging bridge which makes for great photo opportunities! An optional afternoon Game drive at the magnificent Garden Route Game Lodge is another great optional extra activity! Our tour concludes back in Cape Town in the early evening. (Breakfast) Cango Caves Cango Ostrich Farm Accommodation (2 nights; dorm Sharing) Dinners and breakfasts (As indicated)
Transport (Air-conditioned Toyota Quantum) Guide (SATOUR Registered) Optional Extra’s Cango Wildlife Ranch - R130 Elephant riding - R630 Elephant Feeding - R250 (R40 Food Bucket) Canoeing - Wilderness National Park - R45 + R50 Entrance Safari Game Drive (Afternoon) 1.5 Hours - R 425 Monkey Land - R220 Bungee Jumping - R850 Tsitsikamma National Park - R90 R 3850 p/person (Dorm sharing)
+ R400 Backpacker single/double/twin + R600 Guest House Single Double/twin Pick up: From your accomodation
Rate: R3850 and up
2 Day Safari Tour
Nature and wildlife2 Day Safari Tour Day 1 Depart Cape Town and drive along the scenic coastal road through to Cape Agulhas (Southern point of the African continent) via Hermanus which is the whale watching capital of the world. We visit the Southern tip of Africa and the beautiful lighthouse before we head on to the Garden Route Game Lodge. Enjoy Big 5 sunset safari followed by a huge Buffet Dinner (all included). Tonight we stay in beautiful wooden chalets under the clear African skies. Day 2: Join the early morning game drive to see some of the animals that we maybe didn’t see the evening before. Breakfast follows and after we’ll visit the local reptile park. Once finished we’ll start to make our way back to Cape Town for arrival around 5pm. Price: R2950 per person Included: Excluded: Transport Lunch Guide (Satour Registered) Drinks Accommodation (4 *) – twin sharing 2 x Safari drives Dinner at lodge Breakfast Reptile Park Optional Extra: Cape Agulhas Lighthouse - R20 Pick up: From you accomodation Rate: R2950 and up
We had a wonderful tour! Our guide was wonderful and very personal. The sights are unbelievable. The Garden Route Game Lodge was certainly my hilight! Thanks BokBus!
Hi there! I did a Garden Route Tour with BokBus few days ago! It was just amazing, fantastic guide which tell you a lot about SA and the Garden Route, beautiful accomodations with deliciuous food. The 4 star Garden Route Game Lodge is awesome! And BokBus is the only operator which stays there!! The safaris there are so nice! Can really recommend doing a tour with BokBus, lovely company! Cheers!