Every Year a miracle of nature takes place in Namaqualand ( place of thirst ) when wild flowers show themselves in all their glory in this dry arid region.
Over 3000 different species of wild flowers can be found here as well as wealth of succulent plants that account for one tenth of the succulents world- wide!
4 Days/ 3 Nights
Min/Max group size
2/13 people per tour
Morning departure. Exact pick-up time will be confirmed the day before the tour.
Hotel pick up in Cape Town or Stellenbosch
R5 750pp 3 * Accommodationinclusive of all meals, 3 night’s accommodation, entry fees (Single supplement R1250.).
Excluded All drinks and items of a personal nature
· We require 50% Deposit on booking confirmation. Full payment day before Tour
· We reserve the right to change the itinerary to suit the weather without prior notice
Cancellationmore than a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution
Namaqualand 4 day flower tour
Depart Cape Town/Stellenbosch
Farm Stall Tea Stop in the Piekernierskloof Mountains
Lunch Clanwilliam. Here we visit the Ramskop Nature Reserve with over 350 species of wildflowers
Wine Tasting Klawer ( Time permitting ) or we visit the succulent nursery in Van Ryns Dorp
Arrive at Nieuwoudville( known as the Bulb Capital of the world) after a spectacular drive through Vanrhyns Pass where we stay for two nights Dinner bed and Breakfast.
We visit the Quiver Tree Forest (the largest Aloe Forest in the world ) and the old ruins.This tree forest was a gathering place of Khoisan Hunters who would journey here in days long gone to source holders for their arrows.The hollowed out branches of the tree made excellent quivers to hold their poisoned hunting arrows.
Bokkeveld Nature Reserve with the spectacular Niewoudtville Waterfall
Lunch at Historical Dutch Reformed Church in Niewoudtville
Matjiesfontein Flower Reserve. The Matjiesfontein farm is reported to be the single farm with the largest diversity of wildflowers anywhere in the world.
Hantam Botanical Gardens
“Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet " Jeremy Bentham
Depart Niewoudtville to visit succulent nursery in Van Rynsdorp
Clanwilliam Lunch . We head for the coast after lunch.
Elandsbay . We stop for tea
Overnight Riviera Hotel on the Berg River in Veldrif . Seafood evening !
Departing Veldrif we head for Langebaan and the West Coast National Park
. Most of the day will be spent in the park enjoying the flowers and scenery before heading back to Cape Town Stellenbosch
Price per person R5750.00 inclusive of all meals, 3 night’s accommodation, entry fees.(Single supple-ment R1250.).
Excluded: All drinks and items of a personal nature.
You need: Small suitcase, comfortable shoes, warm clothing, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera. Please note that we reserve the right to change the itinerary as “we follow the flowers”.
What to bring
· Sun screen
· Rain jacket
· Warm jacket
· Comfortable Shoes
Namaqualand has a Mediterranean Climate .
Quantum 9/13 seater luxury busses, Mercedes Benz c220cdi luxury Vehicle
Credit Cards Accepted
Pick up from your hotel in Cape Town or Stellenbosch.
We will contact you the day before theh tour, confirm the exact pick-up time.
Drop off at your hotel in Cape Town or Stellenbosch
This tour will run from :