The Glitter Trail South Africa: Garden Route to Cape Town

South Africa

Afrigay Travel
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Duration: 6 days
Group size: 12 - 30
The Glitter Trail South Africa: Garden Route to Cape Town
South Africa

Afrigay Travel
  • Email address verified

Duration: 6 days
Group size: 12 - 30

About this trip

The Glitter Trail is the most fabulously gay bus tour ever to hit the roads of South Africa.

Embark on a thrilling 6-day expedition that will sweep you through the enchanting landscapes of South Africa. From the picturesque Garden Route to the vibrant cityscape of Cape Town, we'll make delightful pit stops at some of the most charming and lively villages along the way.

This incredible adventure promises a feast for the senses, featuring exquisite culinary delights, captivating wine tastings, encounters with majestic ostriches, a showcase of arts and crafts, and an abundance of thrilling escapades!

Prepare to be dazzled by the sheer fabulousness of the Glitter Trail Bus, where indulgence knows no bounds. Enjoy an endless flow of bubbles and non-stop entertainment throughout the entire journey.


We have carefully selected hotels that are LGBTQ+ welcoming. We endeavour, through our LGBTQ+ Sensitivity and Awareness Training Program, All Stay, to ensure these properties are accredited over the coming months. 

Plettenberg Bay: Plett Quarter

Oudtshoorn: The Queens Hotel

Montagu: Montagu Country Hotel

Hermanus: Arabella Hotel & Spa

Franschhoek: Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa

Cape Town: Garden Court Victoria Junction

The hotels are subject to change, based on availability. Should there be any changes, we will provide replacement accommodation of the same or higher grading.

Terms & Conditions

Click HERE to read our Terms & Conditions.

By making a booking on The Glitter Trail, you acknowledge and accept our terms and conditions. 

What’s included

  • Transport
    on a luxury coach from George Airport to Cape Town, as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation
    Hotels as indicated; on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Tour Leader
    Private tour leader and entertainer for the duration of the tour
  • Bubbles & Snacks
    Bottomless bubbles and various snacks on the bus each day
  • Games & Activities
    on the bus and as per itinerary
  • Meals included
    Breakfast daily | 4 lunches | 6 dinners
  • Adventure Activities
    Sunset Cruise | Ziplining | Ghost Bike Tour | Shark Cage Diving | Bikes n Wines Tour
  • Entrance
    Redberry Farm | Ostrich Farm | Table Mountain
  • Wine and Beer
    Beer tasting Barrydale | Wine tasting Hermanus & Franschhoek
  • Tour
    Tour at Highgate Ostrich Farm, with dinner at Pepper Tree | East Like a Local Tour in Cape Town
  • Return Cable Car Ticket
    At Table Mountain

What’s not included

  • Experiences
    before and after the Glitter Trail Bus Tour
  • Flights
    Arriving in George and departing from Cape Town
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas if required
  • Tours
    Excursion and activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips / Gratuities
    For Glitter Trail team and at restaurants
  • Meals
    Not mentioned in the package
  • Drinks
    Except the bottomless bubbles on the bus & Wine tastings
  • Tests
    Covid-19 and PCR testing, if applicable

Available Packages

Travelling in two's
Available until 30 days before departure

This price is per person in a sharing room

Deposit: $700
Travelling alone
Available until 30 days before departure

This price is per person in a single room

Deposit: $700


Day 1
The Beginning

Darlings, get ready to kick off your adventure right at George Airport (you will need to tell your pilot to drop you off there)! Picture this: you'll meet your glamorous tour leader and a bunch of equally fabulous fellow travelers. 🌟

Now, as you elegantly step onto that tour bus, take a moment to savor your first glass of bubbles. It's all about setting the mood for an absolutely thrilling journey to none other than Plettenberg Bay, just a short and stylish 90-minute drive away. 🥂

Once you've arrived, prepare your taste buds for a delectable welcome lunch at one of Plett's top restaurants. We're talking about a culinary experience that'll make your taste buds tingle with delight! 🍽️

And the excitement doesn't stop there! Get ready for an interactive elephant experience that's nothing short of fabulous. 🐘Strike a pose, maybe even share some snacks with our majestic friends – it's a memory in the making!

After you've explored this charming coastal town at your own leisurely pace, it's time to head over to dinner. And trust me, dinner isn't just dinner; it's a soirée at the fabulous new Plett Quarter Rooftop Restaurant. 🌈 It’s the perfect way to wrap up a day of pure, unadulterated glamour.

So, get ready to embark on a journey filled with bubbles, elephants, and unforgettable moments. 🚌🍾🐘🍽️ Let's make memories that are as fabulous as you are! 💃🕺💅

[Meals: lunch & dinner]

Your Organizer

Afrigay Travel
Afrigay is Africa’s leading LGBTQ+ Lifestyle company, based in South Africa. Offering exciting LGBTQ+ holidays, group tours, adventures, destination weddings & honeymoons and beautiful experiences for same-sex families. We are passionate about our customers always having a truly inclusive experience, so our travel suppliers and FSP’s are carefully handpicked and trained to ensure that they have an authentic LGBTQ-reputation.