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Tsitsikamma

Game Reserve in Tsitsikamma

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Tuin op die Brak Fynbos Park

Tuin op die Brak Fynbos Park

Popular Attractions in Still Bay West (181.3 km from Garden Route)

A unique, botanically correct fynbos park with over 200 species of fynbos, 11 of which are on the endangered list. The park has an annelematic sundial, where your own shadow tells the time, a labyrinth, a braille trail (for the unsighted), where unsighted and sighted persons can touch, feel and smell various fynbos species and read about them in...

Sedgefield Beach

Sedgefield Beach

Beaches in Sedgefield (24.1 km from Garden Route)

Sedgefield Beach is an easy stroll down a boardwalk from the parking area. This family-friendly beach offers great swimming in the lagoon mouth and has spectacular views. Also known as Kingfisher Creek, the lagoon is a fun spot for little kids to paddle about. Picnic alongside the estuary – there is shelter from prevailing wind and you can easily...

Wild Oats Community Farmers Market

Wild Oats Community Farmers Market

Village Marketplaces in Sedgefield (26.5 km from Garden Route)

Every Saturday morning this authentic farmers' and producers market is brimming with the Garden Route's choicest locally produced foods, both the take-home and breakfast variety. Wild Oats Community Farmers Market is situated on the outskirts of the tiny coastal village of Sedgefield adjacent to the beautiful Swartvlei Lagoon. Earning numerous...

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...

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