Darling Wild Flower Show, Orchids & West Coast Tour

19 – 23 Sept. 2019

(5 days, 4 nights)

 Day 1:

Depart George & Mossel Bay, via Heidelberg to Swellendam. Continue via Ashton & Worcester to Paarl and Malmesbury. Late afternoon arrival at Langebaan, to overnight at Club Mykonos (2 nights). Excellent West Coast hospitality at Boesmanland Farm Kitchen.

Day 2:

Visit  Darling Wild Flower Show. Explore the beauty of these beautiful Wild Flowers. Lots of entertainment!

Visit West Coast National Park, in particular Postberg. This is a bonus for those who cannot make it on the Flower Tour in August! Beautiful flowers & a variety of antelope to be seen in this Reserve.

Return to Club Mykonos after a full day; same overnight arrangements.

Day 3:

Return to Darling.Visit  Duckitts Orchid Nursery Big variety to be seen in the hot houses, with lovely orchids on display.

Be on the lookout for beautiful wild flowers in the “veld” at Duckitts. Unique flowers can be seen here in their natural environment.

Depart Darling, travel via Malmesbury, along  N7, via Piekenierskloof to Clanwilliam. Visit Ramskop Nature Reserve. Beautiful flowers, with the Cederberg Mountains as a backdrop, next to Clanwilliam dam.

Finally reach Van Rhynsdorp, our host for 2 more nights.

Day 4:

Visit the very large, impressive succulent nursery in Van Rhynsdorp. Big variety of succulents are on display!

Route is towards Nieuwoudtville, bulb capital, along the Van Rhyns Pass. Visit the southernmost Quiver tree forest, as well as the picturesque waterfall.

Stop at Nieuwoudtville to see their historical sandstone Church.

Visit Hantam Botanical Gardens on the outskirts of Nieuwoudtville, to see more wild flowers.

Return journey to Van Rhynsdorp, is along Van Rhyns pass.

Day 5:

Early departure, a long road today.

Our route is past Clanwilliam, Citrusdal, and Piekenierskloof pass to Piketberg, where we’ll have a break and stretch our legs.

Proceed via Porterville, past Tulbagh and Wolseley to Worcester.

Robertson is next in line and then via Ashton to Swellendam.

Last stretch of our journey is via  Heidelberg to Mossel Bay & George.

Tour package: R6.900- per person sharing.

(Package includes: dinner, bed & breakfast, transport & entrance fees to activties).

You are accompanied by experienced, Theta accredited Toursit guides.

Please note: Itineraries may vary from tour to tour – please contact us for a detailed itinerary and latest information.

NOTE: All itineraries are available in Afrikaans – Kindly contact us!


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