Day 1: Arrive in Cape Town
On arrival in Cape Town, you'll collect your rental vehicle, before driving to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time in Cape Town there may be time for some exploring or if you prefer take the opportunity to meet with the hotel staff to go over the details of your wedding day.
Day 2: Day at leisure
There is plenty to see and do in the Cape Town area so you are free to head out and explore, either by driving yourselves or through pre-arranged sightseeing tours. If the sun is out the top priority should be a visit to the top of Table Mountain for stunning views of Cape Town below.
Day 3: Day at leisure
Further sightseeing opportunities include a trip to Robben Island or perhaps a stroll around Cape Town’s famous Waterfront area. Or if it is an adrenaline rush you are after shark cage diving is always an option. But, with your wedding day tomorrow it may well be that a couple of hours spent in the hotel’s spa appeals more.
Day 4: Your Wedding Day
On your special day the hotel staff will do everything they can to create the perfect occasion. Having previously chosen the wedding location and planned your marriage celebrations everything will have been prepared behind the scenes, so now really is the time to let the day begin and enjoy your wedding ceremony to the full!
Day 5: Day at leisure
After all the excitement of the previous day, why not relax at the hotel or continue to explore the Cape Town area.
Day 6: Drive to Stellenbosch (driving time approximately 1 hour)
Today you will drive approximately 1 hour to Stellenbosch, part of the Cape Winelands area, renowned not only for its vast range of wines but also for its art galleries and lively village atmosphere. There is a large choice of working vineyards to visit should you wish to purchase wines to send back to the UK.
Day 7: Drive to Hermanus (driving time approximately 1.5 hours)
Situated on the Atlantic coast, Hermanus is a renowned destination for whale watching (seasonal from July to November). It has a beautiful beach, stunning coastal scenery and several lovely restaurants.
Day 8: Day at leisure
Day 9: Drive to Outdshoorn (driving time approximately 5 hours)
Once again there will be plenty to see and do. Outdshoorn itself is known for being the ostrich capital of the world, whilst 30 km north you will find the spectacular Cango Caves, situated in the Swartberg mountain range, part of the Cape Floral World Heritage Site. The caves are 20 million years old and have become a cultural and natural landmark in South Africa.
Day 10: Drive to Plettenberg Bay (driving time approximately 2.5 hours)
Today you will make the very scenic drive from Outhshoorn to Plettenberg Bay, passing through the beautiful Knysna, an ideal place to stop for a leisurely lunch.
Day 11: Drive to the Woodall Country House & Spa (driving time approximately 4 hours)
The Woodall Country House & Spa is located 65 km from Port Elizabeth and from here you have very easy access to the Addo National Park where you will enjoy a Sundowner game drive. On your return to the hotel you will be treated to a gourmet dinner.
Day 12: Game drives
Your morning game drive in the Addo National Park, lasting approximately 4 hours, will depart after breakfast at 08:30. Then in the afternoon your next game drive will take you to the Schotia Private Game Reserve and will include a BBQ dinner, returning back to your hotel by 22:00.
Day 13: Game drive and onward travel
Today you will be woken early to experience a sunrise game drive in the Addo National Park, your final chance to take in the glorious scenery and observe the wild animals. The 2 hour game drive will finish back at your hotel where breakfast will be served, prior to checking-out out of the hotel and driving to Port Elizabeth for your onward travel arrangements.