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Garden Route Overview
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Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma

Swartvlei Beach

Swartvlei Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (26.8 km from Garden Route)

Swartvlei Beach is an amazing sandy beach for walking or horse riding – make sure you go all the way to Gericke’s Point. The walk to the point offers great opportunities for whale and dolphin watching. Look out for pods of common, bottlenose and humpback dolphins surfing the waves. Southern Right whales can be seen from July to October. This...

Wilderness Beach

Wilderness Beach

Beaches in Wilderness (48.9 km from Garden Route)

Wilderness Beach is unspoilt, safe and breathtakingly beautiful. Warm Indian Ocean waves break onto this golden sandy beach that stretches for seemingly endless kilometres. Time almost stands still as the hours slip by while you wander and enjoy this coastal Eden and its creatures. It's a good spot for whale and dolphin watching.

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

Galleries and Museums in Mossel Bay (98.4 km from Garden Route)

View a life-sized replica of the caravel that brought master mariner and explorer Bartolomeu Dias to the shores of Mossel Bay from Portugal. Diaz is reputed to be the first European explorer to set foot on South African soil in Mossel Bay on 3 February 1488. He named Mossel Bay ‘The Watering Place of Saint Blaize’ after collecting fresh water...

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Popular Attractions in Stormsriver Village (4565.2 km from Garden Route)

Monkey about and zip between the tree tops for a unique forest experience. Situated in the magnificent Tsitsikamma Forest, the Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour was the first tree top canopy tour to be developed in South Africa. Combining a generous shot of adrenaline with a stunning setting, the trip through the trees consists of 10 platforms and 10...

Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail

Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Knysna (15.4 km from Garden Route)

Following an old mining path along the Forest Creek, the Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail beckons hikers to explore the loveliness of the Goudveld Forest. This genuine forest experience is suitable for families and people of all ages, offering two trail options starting at Krisjan-se-Nek. Feel dwarfed as you pass the towering 600-year old...

Myoli Beach

Myoli Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (23.2 km from Garden Route)

One of the Garden Route’s best-kept secrets, the golden sandy beach at Myoli has much to offer. The beach itself is conveniently situated near a restaurant, beach bar, parking and a good selection of holiday accommodation. Myoli Beach is one of the top wave-riding beaches along this coast, drawing surfers, kite surfers, wake boarders and...

Brenton Beach

Brenton Beach

Beaches in Brenton on Sea (4.5 km from Garden Route)

Locals claim that one of the most wonderful beaches on the globe lies right on the other side of the Knysna Western Heads, at Brenton-on-Sea. There are rocks to clamber on, little pools to cool off in and a long bay for beach walks and shell seeking. Walk to Buffels Bay from Brenton-on-Sea, have lunch or an icecream, and stroll back.

Groenvlei Bass Fishing

Groenvlei Bass Fishing

Dams Vleis in Sedgefield (19.9 km from Garden Route)

Groenvlei is located just outside Sedgefield, close to beautiful Knysna. Known as one of the few lakes in South Africa that contain naturally occurring largemouth bass, Groenvlei still has a thriving amount of them to this day. Electric motors only are allowed on the lake and outboard motors have to be lifted clear of the water. The water depth...

Cola Beach

Cola Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (22.4 km from Garden Route)

Cola Beach is one of Sedgefield’s five beautiful beaches, all running into each other starting at Swartvlei Beach in the west to Platbank in the east. It never gets crowded, even in peak season. At low tide, it’s easy to walk the 6 km stretch. Access to Cola Beach is via a long boardwalk with a decent viewpoint and bench at the top. Rock and surf...

Knysna Elephant Park

Knysna Elephant Park

Animal Parks in Harkerville (28.4 km from Garden Route)

Founded in 1994, and the first of its kind in South Africa, the Knysna Elephant Park provides a home for orphaned elephants and offers visitors a glimpse of a bygone era when vast elephant herds once roamed. Join the elephants in their controlled free-range environment where you will be able to appreciate their magnificent presence...

Radical Raptors

Radical Raptors

Animal Parks in Plettenberg Bay (31.9 km from Garden Route)

If you’re travelling with kids on the Garden Route, wing them straight to Radical Raptors. Guaranteed to thrill the kids, a visit to Radical Raptors bird of prey sanctuary is a fun educational experience suitable for the whole family. Time your visit to coincide with the flying displays that take place three times a day. Several trained birds...

Malachite Bird Hide

Malachite Bird Hide

Nature Reserves in Wilderness (37.9 km from Garden Route)

Set within the stunning Wilderness National Park and on the shores of Langvlei, the Malachite Bird Hide is definitely worth a visit for twitchers and nature lovers. Spend some time watching the numerous waterfowl, kingfishers and other birds in this beautiful environment.

Old Nick Mid Week Market

Old Nick Mid Week Market

Village Marketplaces in Plettenberg Bay (39.3 km from Garden Route)

The Old Nick Mid-Week Market is a produce market selling organic veggies and fruit, plants and homemade goodies. The market takes place on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 17:00. There is also a coffee shop and restaurant on site.

Ocean Safaris

Ocean Safaris

Popular Attractions in Plettenberg Bay (40.4 km from Garden Route)

Explore Plettenberg Bay’s stunning coastline looking for whales, dolphins, seals, sharks, seabirds and other marine life from a twin-hull ski boat. Ocean Safaris offer exciting whale and dolphin watching trips guided by knowledgeable qualified skippers. They are permitted to conduct close encounters with whales and are Fair Trade accredited. Pop...