5 DAY TOUR – 4 nights / 5 days
Into the heart and soul of the true Namaqualand! – But also having the best of both worlds – Nieuwoudtville!
DATES FOR FOR 2017:
- 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 August
- 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 August
Day 1 – All the way up to Springbok.
With everyone on board we depart Cape Town area and head North via Citrusdal to Clanwilliam where we visit the Ramskop Flower Garden, a walk about the town and have lunch. From here we head for Vanrhynsdorp to visit the world famous Kokkerboom Succulent Nursery in Vanrhynsdorp for an educational guided tour. This stop will prove to be one of the highlights of the day! After refreshments we head off over the Knersvlakte still further North to Garies and Kamieskroon and or Springbok where we will be based for two nights.
Day 2 – Springbok
We explore the town of Springbok before visiting the Gougaap Nature Reserve and the Hester Malan Flower Garden. We will also be visiting the mining town of Nababeep and Okiep areas before heading back to our overnight stop.
Day 3 – Kammieskroon and the Knersvlakte
A visit to the Skulpad Nature Reserve West of Kammieskroon before heading South to Garies and onto the Knersvlakte for a walk on the Succulent Trail and heading onto the town of Vredendal / Lutzville where we will be based for two nights to enjoy dinner bed and breakfast.
Day 4 – Nieuwoudtville – The Bulb Capital of The World
After an early breakfast we head on over the Knersvlakte up to Nieuwoudtville, known as the bulb capital of the world via the spectacular Vanrhyns Pass where we will spend the day exploring this fascinating area visiting amongst other things the spectacular Nieuwoudtville waterfalls, the amazing Quiver Tree Forest with over 3000 trees! The visit to Matjiesfontein farm will, without a doubt be the highlight of the day! You will enjoy a picnic lunch amongst the flowers having also enjoyed some of the local pancakes in the church hall. We return to the same B & B for sun downers and dinner. A full and memorable day!
Day 5 – West Coast back to Cape Town
We head back to Cape Town via the West Coast via the towns of Strandfontein, Doringbaai, Lamberts Bay, Elandsbaai to Veldrif and if time permits to enjoy lunch at the well known coastal town of Paternoster or at Langebaan depending upon the showing of the flowers. Historically this day will be a highlight for flowers as they will follow us well onto Cape Town.
Cost of 5 Day Tour Per Person sharing:
R7550.00 PER PERSON – includes:
- Bed and Breakfast with picnic lunches and entrance fees. excludes: drinks, refreshments and dinner.
- As good accommodation is at a premium in these parts SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ON REQUEST ONLY – you have to pay for the room
small suitcases and bring something warm to wear!
- Redwood Tours reserves the right to change the daily routes as it deems fit due to weather, road conditions and or where the flowers may be located.
Please call me on 0824436480 or e-mail me at email@example.com to make a reservation for this tour.
Spring Flower Tours Dates for 2018
- 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 August
- 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 August