Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Galleries and Museums
George (1 km from George Central)
Dinner theatre aficionados in George have a new state-of-the-art theatre to visit for good times, delicious food and quality entertainment.
The Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre opened its doors in September 2010 to cater for discerning theatre fans and music lovers in the Garden Route. The 400 seater theatre will stage the latest productions from...
Galleries and Museums
George (1.5 km from George Central)
Take a trip down memory lane at the Outeniqua Transport Museum.
You will be able to see 13 different steam locomotives including a narrow gauge, the Emil Kessler- Johannesburg’s first steam locomotive and the impressive GL Garrett. Also on view are beautiful old carriages such as a coach from the Royal Train of 1947, Paul Kruger’s coach and...
George (2.3 km from George Central)
Set in the heart of the Garden Route, the George Golf Club course is a beautifully manicured, 72 par course with 18 holes and bent greens. The course rating for men is either 70 (club – 5774m) or 72 (championship – 6100m), while that for the ladies is 72 (5188m).Visitors are welcome daily, with the exception of Wednesday and Saturday afternoons,...
George (3.4 km from George Central)
Kingswood is an urban golf estate located in the heart of George. Undoubtedly the Sally Little signature18-hole golf course designed by Danie Obermeyer is the prime attraction, but there are a host of other leisure activities that you can enjoy - all in a setting of breathtaking, natural beauty. Neighbouring Fancourt and George Golf Courses,...
George (3.9 km from George Central)
The best short course ever. Distances – 90m to 292m (Total 3001m ) Clubs and carts available to hire
George (4.2 km from George Central)
The 2.2 km Forest Buzzard Trail starts from Witfontein Forestry Station just outside George. This easy circular route through pine plantations and indigenous forest passes a cascading waterfall. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash.
Duration: 1 hour
Distance: 2.2 km
Mountain Biking Trails
Fancourt Gardens (4.9 km from George Central)
If you are a mountain biker you would love the gravel road that winds its way up to Harold - small village with a church. Beautiful views of the surrounding landscape - you will even be able to see the sea on a clear day.
George (5.3 km from George Central)
Conveniently situated near George Airport at the confluence of the N2 highway and Knysna Road, Garden Route Mall is a vibrant regional shopping centre providing locals and visitors a relaxed one-stop shopping experience.
The new elegant shopping centre offers easy access to all entrances from 3 000 parking bays and top-notch security. Shop till...
Mountain Biking Trails
Fancourt (5.4 km from George Central)
Fancourt, the Garden Route’s top leisure and lifestyle destination, has introduced a scenic mountain bike trail to offer its guests yet another invigorating outdoor leisure pursuit. Designed with safety in mind, the trail follows a central route through the property, and offers individuals and families a fun way to explore the spectacular...
George (5.4 km from George Central)
Fancourt’s Montagu Golf Course is a much loved Parkland course that is frequently ranked as the number-one golf course in South Africa. Recently it had a major revamp with numerous holes being redesigned and two new additions.
The course never gets cramped and there is more than enough time to appreciate the Fancourt golfing experience as it is...
George (5.6 km from George Central)
The setting that takes in mountains, water and wildlife characterises the magnificent Fancourt Outeniqua Golf Course, one of two 18-hole Parkland layouts at Fancourt. It’s hard to beat a round here and all levels of golfers will find it an excellent challenge for its design and fine conditioning alone.
Designed by Grand Slam golfing legend Gary...
Garden Route (6 km from George Central)
For a unique eco experience, Outeniqua Power Van rides is the thing to do. Currently this is one of the most popular attractions along the Garden Route.
Enjoy the Garden Route from the comfort of rail buses in exclusive groups. Travel into the Outeniqua Mountains, one of the most scenic railway passes in the country. Experience forests, passes,...
George (6 km from George Central)
The Outeniqua Farmers’ Market is the home of nearly 80 food and craft stalls, offering visitors a wide range of produce and goods supplied and created by local farmers and craftsmen.
Located opposite the Garden Route Mall on the N2, the market spans a five-hectare site. You'll find everything, from breads to berries, fish to flowers, and...
George (6.4 km from George Central)
One of Fancourt’s renowned golf courses, The Links is unique to South Africa. The undulating dune-style landscape presents a demanding challenge in all weather conditions.
Recognized for the wonderful year round condition and attention to detail, The Links is perennially popular and has some extraordinary holes. One of these is the par-3 second,...
George (8.8 km from George Central)
Montagu Pass was hand built by Henry White in the 1800's to connect the ports of the Indian Ocean to the Karoo and inland towns of South Africa.
The pass is a dirt road with wonderful views and a wide variety of plants, which links George to Oudtshorn over the Outeniqua Mountains. As a scenic drive, the pass is a definite recommendation. The...