Eco Afrika Tours

South African safari and tour operator from Victoria Falls to Cape Town. Garden Route 3-14 day tours. Eco Afrika Tours is your one stop safaris operator for 4 and 5 star safari travel, with many satisfied clients, from millionaires to families, fully independent travelers, honeymooners and groups big and small entrusting their travel plans to us. Eco Afrika Tours is dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about Africa, and who live and travel in this spectacular region to bring you the finest holiday experiences money can buy.

Take this chance to talk and meet Xhosa people,their culture, traditions, dress, religion, beliefs and history.
Eco Afrika Tours  will take you into the heart of this truly unique peaceful African Township. We walk down the little dust roads and meet the people face to face.   

Their life style, customs, beliefs, religion, traditions, educational & up liftment program, traditional dance, choirs and Sangoma (magic man/witchdoctor); school; kinder garden. We interact with the town inhabitants, meet them on the street where they live, visiting a Shebeen (African bar), Crèche, School, private house hold and more.

Includes: Vehicle & Qualified Guide
Excludes: Lunch
Location: Shell Garage Parking, 44 Main st, Knysna

  • We take you 100 km East up the coastline and we start with an adrenalin activity a zipline tour (excluded) across incredible gorges over a black river.
  • 15 Km back we walk the first bridge ever built on this route the 180m Storms River Bridge
  • Loo stop and then we visit visit the Big Tree, a yellowwood giant just 10 minutes' walk from the main road in the spectacularly beautiful indigenous forest. The tree is ±800 years old, 36.6 meters high with a circumference of almost 9 meters.
  • Next up the Tsitsikamma National Park, 1,6k  board walk through the forest to the suspension bridge followed by optional (excluded) lunch overlooking pristine coastline.
  • Next stop Bloukrans, the World's Highest Commercial Bungy Jump (excluded) at a whooping 216 m high!
  • Do a scenic drive, descending the Groot River Pass to Nature’s Valley.
  • Option (Excluded) Monkeyland primate sanctuary 45 min walk tour
  • Birds of Eden (largest open canopy in world)
  • Elephant sanctuary 
  • Last stop is the Lookout in Plettenberg Bay

Includes: Tsitsikamma National Park entrance
Excludes: Entrance fees
Start: At your hotel
End: At your hotel

Vessel: Wave Dancer 28 ft Bud Cat - registered passenger charter vessel, SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) safety certificates.
Top class skipper; many years of experience. 100 % safety record.
Red roman, Red Stump nose, Santer, Red Steenbras, Carpenter,  Kabeljou/ Cob, Shad, Bonito and sharks.
Often see whales, dolphins, seals and penguins. Fully equipped 6-7 hour fishing adventure.
The skipper will assist you with baiting up etc.

Includes: All equipment and bait
Excludes: Refreshments
Start: Knysna Municipal slipway, nr 2 waterfront drive, Angling Club Parking, Red Bud cat, Wavedancer III
End: Knysna Municipal slipway, nr 2 waterfront drive, Angling Club Parking

Experience the Little Karoo at its best, a truly scenic wonder of the Little Karoo.
Scenic drive through Wilderness, George, Outeniqua Pass to Oudtshoorn, Ostrich Capital
Cango Caves, one of the world's great natural wonders sculptured by nature through the ages
Fascinating visit to an ostrich farm, where you can hug, hold, sit ride an ostrich!
Ostrich Lunch Optional Excluded
Cango Wildlife Ranch, a breeding facility for endangered species - (Excluded touch cheetah/tiger/snake/lemur croc cage dive)
Optional you can book a an Ostrich Lunch with traditional Ostrich Steak, vegatables, Wine, coffe & tea with desert R135

Includes: Guide & Vehicle and entrance fees
Excludes: Lunch
Location: At your hotel

Day 1: We depart for the Garden Route for Mossel Bay, visiting the Cape St.Blaize lighthouse and Botlierskop Game Farm where we have a exceptional opportunity to meet Lion, Buffalo, Rhino on a spectacular 3 hr game drive on 4x4 open vechiles. After this we proceed via George through Wilderness and its beautiful lakes to Knysna.

Day 2
After breakfast we explore Knysna, the Heads, craft markets and Waterfront. We take a drive through to Plettenberg Bay and its awesome beaches, theTsitsikamma Mountains and Nature's Valley. Here we visit Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and the Birds of Eden,  the largest free flight bird sanctuary in the southern Hemisphere. We enjoy the Knysna Estuary with a pleasure cruise to the famous Heads.

Day 3First stop is the famous Cango Cave, and a visit to an Ostrich Show Farm where you can get close to or ride a 150kg African Ostrich. We stop over at the Cango Cheetah and Crocodile Ranch, where you will be able to see rare and endangred birds, reptiles and animals. 

Then we sadly depart for Stellenbosch, stopping for a laugh at the famous Ronnies Sex Shop, Barrydale, Montaqu, Aston Robertson, Worcester, and Paarl to Stellenbosch, arriving late afternoon back in Cape Town.

Includes: Entrance fees as per schedule
All transfers
Professional driver/guide
All transport (air-conditioned Luxury)
All accommodation & B&B
Day 1 Accommodation: Island Lodge Apartments
Day 2 Accommodation: Traditional Guesthouse at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains, De Poort Guest House, Oudtshoom
Specified meals: Supper on Day 2.
All game drives open 4x4 vehicles.
Excludes: Alcoholic drinks
Tips and items of personal nature
At the Cango Cheetah and Crocodile Ranch, you have the option to do a croc dive, touch a Cheetah, white tiger or cubs and frequent with a lemur family.
Start: At your hotel Cape Town
End: At your hotel Cape Town

7 day Garden Route tour from Cape Town to Port Eliizabeth; Hout Bay, Option (excl) trip Seal Island; Chapmans Peak; Cape Point National Park Incl. (funicular excl); Boulders (excl) its Jack-ass penguins; small fishing village of Hermanus; Little Karoo;  Oudtshoorn;  (excl) to visit an Ostrich Show Farm;  (excl)  Cango Wildlife resort with Crocodile- and Cheetahs; Cango Caves; Sedgefield to Knysna; option (excl) sundowner cruise on Knysna Lagoon; Black Township (Incl) Plettenberg Bay; option (excl) Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary; Birdes of Eden Bird Dome; dolphin/whales (Only July-Nov).    Nature's Valley; Bobbejaans and Blou Krans Passes; Bloukrans Bridge-highest 216-meter bungi jump.
 Addo & Lion Ranch; lions of the Eastern Cape; open 4x4 jeep & spotlights

Includes: Vehicle: 5-22 seater Luxury BusOnly entrance fees stipulatedas per itinerary. All transfersProfessional Driver/guideAll transportAll accommodationbed, breakfast 3/4 starOnly stipulated Mealsincluded& some suppers asper itinerary, portage. All game drives, open4x4 vehicles; spotlights. 

Excludes: Entrance fees markedexcluded and optionalLunches & suppersas per itineraryAlcoholic drinksTipsand items of personal nature.

Start: At your hotel
End: At your hotel

No matter what level of painter you are, we offer private lessons or small group lessons. This guided painting & photographic workshop is in Knysna. This is a unique opportunity to both paint and have time to enjoy the fascinating artistic heritage of Knysna capital of artistic culture. Our courses are small (6 people max but generally less) so that each person gets plenty of attention and help with their technique.

No matter what level of painter you are, you can be catered for. You will paint with THE MULTI TALENTED EMILIO - ARTIST, PAINTER, PHOTOGRAPHER, SONGWRITER, SINGER, GUIDE. 

What You’ll Learn:
Whether you are an experienced oil painter or someone who has never held a brush, discover the fun of experimenting with paints.Come and learn to reconnect with and express your own innate creativity, in a supportive atmosphere, where you have no preconceived notions of how things should be and can freely express yourself through art, thus developing your own “individual style," with personalized guidance, within a supportive, relaxed environment, laced with humor. So, if you feel like art is something your life may be lacking, give it a try!

  • All paints, canvass, easels and accessories
Location: 11 horne drive, Leisure Isle, knysna

No matter what level of painter you are, we offer private lessons or small group lessons. 

DAY 1 - TRANSFER AIRPORT TO KNYSNA,Knysna Town tour. Sundowners on private Beach. Accommodation: Island Lodge Apartments incl. Breakfast & supper.
DAY 2  - Location shooting Knysna Townships. Afternoon Lunch: JJ waterfront with wine tasting Excl.  Afternoon - Heads shooto / sunset location
Accommodation: Island Lodge Apartments incl. Breakfast & BBQ supper.
DAY 3 - Transfer Little Karoo - Oudtshoorn Morning Outside landscape shoot with Emilio. Lunch on the Ostrich Farm and Ostrich Tour. Afternoon sunset in the veld on canvas or camera. Accommodation: Island Lodge Apartments incl. Breakfast & supper
DAY 4 - 
Morning lagoon trip/oyster tasting/the Knysna Heads. Lunch at Braemon Wine Farm /wine tasting.  Early morning shoot the famous Knysna Heads. Afternoon outing to Birds Of Eden with camera, brush or canvas. Accommodation: Island Lodge Apartments incl. Breakfast & supper. 

Includes: Included:
  • All transfers & transport
  • All accommodation of choice
  • All Breakfasts & supper
  • All wines, refreshments ans snacks on location
  • Ostrich Farm tour & lunch with Ostrich Steak & wine
  • Lagoon cruise with oysters and champagne
  • Entrance fee Birds Of Eden
Excludes: Excluded:
  • International and domestic Airfare
  • Lunch
  • Tips and gratuities
Start: Island Lodge Apartments, Knysna, South Africa
End: Island Lodge Apartments, Knysna, South Africa