Garden Route Destinations

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Garden Route Destinations

Stretching around 200 kilometres of coast connecting Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth is generally considered the Garden Route. It is located just a few hours’ drive from Cape Town.
Stretching around 200 kilometres of coast connecting Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth is generally considered the Garden Route. It is located just a few hours’ drive from Cape Town.
Within our extensive Garden Route Destinations, you’ll find everything you need to know to make the most of your visit to one of the most stunning destinations on earth. Let’s explore Garden Route Tours today!


  • Shop and eat in excellent restaurants in V&A Waterfront
  • Hiking trails and cable car in Table Mountain
  • Spot the herds of rehabilitated elephants in Knysna Elephant Park
  • Beautiful 4WD trip to Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • See the stunning rock formation and magnificent views in Swartberg Pass
  • Take an adventure tour to Congo Caves
  • Explore the coastlines at Plett Bay Beach
  • The world's principal ostrich-breeding centre, the Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farms
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Frequently Asked Questions!

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What are the highlights of Garden Route?
The Garden Route has some 300 kilometres between Mossel Bay and Plettenberg Bay. It is also one of Africa’s most famous holiday destinations with a pack of beautiful attractions.
Garden Route Destinations offer one big garden with fynbos, proteas, and several indigenous trees and herbs. You don’t require any fee to access the Garden Route.
With the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains to the north and the Indian Ocean around, the route is full of dramatic landscapes and exotic wilderness. Another highlight of Garden Route is Knysna. It is famed for being a culinary hotspot.
Is it safe to do a self-drive through the Garden Route?
The Garden Route is a very popular route among visitors due to its beautiful scenery and stops. It is a heavily trafficked area by travellers. So, it is safe to travel alone. Though there are certain measures you can take while driving through the Garden Route Destinations to keep yourself safe. Avoid walking through the lonely dark roads in the city or townships.
When to visit the Garden Route?
If you are planning to visit the Garden Route, you should pick the summer season which runs between November and March. At this time the weather is beautiful with sunny days and clear skies. The temperatures reach the maximum of 20s to low 30s Celsius are the norm. This is also a wonderful time for the Eastern Cape tour. You can see many animals in their younger age at this time along with amazing birdlife.
Where is Garden Route located?
The Garden Route is a glorious 300 kilometres (190 miles) stretch of coastline in South Africa. It runs from Witsand in the Western Cape to the border of Tsitsikamma Storms River in the Western Cape. It includes several towns such as Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Great Brak River, Little Brak River, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Nature’s Valley.
How to get to Garden Route from Cape Town?
The Garden Route Tours starts from Mossel Bay, which is around 400 kilometres away from Cape Town and takes around 5 hours to reach. There are several ways to get to the Garden Route from Cape Town: You can fly from Cape Town to George and collect a rental car at the airport.
You can drive on the N2 National highway through Quaint towns like Hermanus and stop along the way at places like Swellendam and De Hoop Nature Reserve.
You can hire a private guide who will take you along the Garden Route.
What activities does the Garden Route offer?
There are many breath-taking activities you can engage in while going for Garden Route Tours. Those are:
  • Canyon trip with abseil.
  • Kayak the Kaaimans River
  • Forest hiking trails
  • Paragliding from the map of Africa.
  • Shop and explore Wild Oats Market.
  • Boating in Touw River
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