An Epic Eastern Cape Self Drive Road Trip Around The Border

1 Month Eastern Cape Self Drive Itinerary

An Epic Eastern Cape Self Drive Road Trip Around The Border

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Road Trip Highlights

Afrique du Sud

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30 days

15000 km

  • Witness Africa’s big 7 in their natural habitat at Addo Elephant National Park.
  • Experience serene solitude in secluded, off-grid cabins amidst breathtaking landscapes.
  • Immerse yourself in local culture and history at the charming village of Nieu-Bethesda.
  • Traverse diverse terrains, from mountains to desert to coast, in a thrilling journey.
  • End your adventure with a dash of luxury at the tropical Umngazi Hotel and Spa on the stunning Wild Coast.
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Author Bio

Yeti The Van Yeti The VanAfrique du Sud FlagAfrique du Sud

We are Michael & Acacia, and this is our self converted van Yeti. We spent 2 months self converting an empty 2016 Fiat Ducato panel van into our dream tiny home on wheels.

https://www.saltycpro.com/yeti-the-van

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Road Trip Map

Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1-3 Visit Addo Elephant National Park, stay 3 nights at RiverBend Lodge 73 RiverBend Lodge
Day 4-6 Visit mountains, traverse farmlands, enjoy mountain views, stay 3 nights at Dassie Cabin 72 Kleinrivier Dassie Cabin
Day 7-9 Travel Route 62, enjoy mountain views, stay 3 nights at Swallows Nest Country Cottages 199 Swallows Nest Country Cottages
Day 10-12 Enjoy a working farm, possibly spot wildlife, stay 3 nights at Fisherman's Cabin 303 Fisherman's Cabin
Day 13-15 Visit Camdeboo National Park, enjoy views of Graaff-Reinet Town and the Valley Desolation, stay 3 nights at Spekboom Tented Camp 158 Spekboom Tented Camp
Day 16-18 Visit the village, enjoy local food and drink, learn history, visit fossil museum, stay 3 nights at Barn Experience Airbnb 293 Barn Experience Airbnb
Day 19-21 Visit Mountain Zebra National Park, stay 3 nights at Karoo Hideaway Cabin 125 Karoo Hideaway Cabin
Day 22-24 Visit mountain village, enjoy scenic hikes, tackle Naude's Nek Pass, stay 3 nights at Woodcliffe Country House 372 Woodcliffe Country House
Day 25-30 Visit Umngazi Hotel and Spa, enjoy beach, hiking trails, river cruises, stay 6 nights at Umngazi Hotel and Spa 216 Umngazi Hotel and Spa

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Photo Gallery

Baviaanskloof mountain range | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Camdeboo National Park | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Camdeboo National Park View | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Eastern Cape Road Trip | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Rhodes | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
The Addo Elephant National Park | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Umgazi Hotel & Spa | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Baviaanskloof mountain range | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Camdeboo National Park | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Camdeboo National Park View | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Eastern Cape Road Trip | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Rhodes | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
The Addo Elephant National Park | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van
Umgazi Hotel & Spa | Photo Credits - Yeti The Van

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