Go for the Garden Route

If diverse natural beauty is what you’re after, a road trip along South Africa’s Garden Route is sure to tick all of the boxes.

This 300 km route extends from Mossel Bay in the west through to Storms River in the east and takes road-trippers along stretches of breathtaking coastline with plenty of other memorable sights. Expect shimmering lakes and lagoons, national parks, evergreen forests and mountain slopes.

The Garden Route is a year-round destination with many unique surprises for travellers regardless of the season. Entertainment opportunities are endless, ensuring the whole family will be kept occupied for days on end. Enjoy whale watching, scuba diving, shark cage diving and other exciting adventures such as taking an exhilarating canopy tour through Tsitsikamma Forest.

Many people embark on a trip along the Garden Route keen to explore its many charming seaside towns. Explore George, home to the impressive Outeniqua Transport (railway) museum and world-famous golf courses. Visit Knysna, which is situated in the heart of the Garden Route and celebrated for its annual oyster festival. Wilderness, best-known for its laid-back atmosphere, picturesque estuaries, and forests filled with colourful birds. And finally Plettenberg Bay, a chic, upscale resort town overlooking the impressive Robberg Nature Reserve.


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