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Garden Route Overview
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Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma

Witsand Beach

Witsand Beach

Beaches in Witsand (243.5 km from Garden Route)

Witsand Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of the Overberg. Lying at the mouth of the Breede River, it offers excellent prospects for boating and walking. During winter and spring, Witsand is one of the best places on the South African coastline to for whale watching. Facilities include ample parking, benches with views and a restaurant. ...

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.

The Point

The Point

Beaches in Mossel Bay (96.6 km from Garden Route)

The Point is a happening, vibey beach and dramatic rocky point within central Mossel Bay. Here you can stroll for 3 kilometers along a walkway across the rocky coastline or venture on the 15 kilometer long St Blaize hiking trail to Dana Bay. Kids enjoy the sandy play areas and small tidal pool on the beach. There's also a long, natural tidal pool...

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...

Stilbaai Main Beach

Stilbaai Main Beach

Beaches in Stilbaai (180.8 km from Garden Route)

Stilbaai Main Beach is ideal for walking, swimming, rowing, sailing, skiing, and fishing. It’s safe to swim in the sea and walk along the 3 km stretch of sand. Surfers and kite surfers love the waves and the beach is a popular spot for watching whales during winter and spring.

Stilbaai Fish Traps

Stilbaai Fish Traps

Popular Attractions in Stilbaai (181.1 km from Garden Route)

Ancient rock pool fish traps, built by the Khoisan up to 3000 years ago, visible at low tide. These traps are still being regularly maintained, extended and utilized by a group of local enthusiasts. Five minutes from Stilbaai with parking close to the beach. Good afternoon for kids and adults alike. See if you can spot an octopus and remember...

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Popular Attractions in Stormsriver Village (97.2 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...

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

Animal Parks in The Crags (53.3 km from Garden Route)

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre offers guests the opportunity for a close, safe, inter-active encounter with indigenous cats of South Africa. Guests will meet leopard, cheetahs, caracal, Serval, African wild cats and black-footed cats. The Tenikwa encounter is a great follow-on to a game reserve or safari experience to study these beautiful...

Langeberg Mall

Langeberg Mall

Shopping Malls in Mossel Bay (102 km from Garden Route)

Langeberg Mall’s exciting retail fusion offers a number of franchise and boutique fashion stores; numerous fresh food outlets, restaurants and cafes; a variety of health and beauty shops, convenience and service outlets, banks and ATMs. Tourists, day trippers, international visitors and local residents alike are all drawn to this airy convenient...

Featherbed Nature Reserve

Featherbed Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Knysna Quays (3.5 km from Garden Route)

Only accessible by ferry, Featherbed Nature Reserve is a privately-owned unspoiled headland at the Western Head of the Knysna Lagoon. Visitors young and old will thoroughly enjoy embarking on a spectacular four-hour eco-experience to this exquisite little corner of the Garden Route. This outdoor experience includes a return ferry trip, nature...

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.