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  • Western Cape


    On the magnificently beautiful Garden Route of South Africa is a quaint town by the name of Sedgefield, which falls under the Western Cape Province. Located almost exactly halfway between Knysna and George, Sedgefield is the perfect central destination to explore this entire region from. With ample comfortable accommodation options, all that visitors are required to do is to enjoy the ...

  • Western Cape

    Mossel Bay

    When driving from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, or vice versa, Mossel Bay signifies the halfway mark of your journey. This coastal gem, located on the Garden Route, was once known as Aguada de Sao Bras when the legendary Bartholomew Dias anchored here in 1488. Since then it has developed into a town that has a wonderful balance of preserved history and modern facilities that appeals to most ...

  • Eastern Cape


    Storms River is located on the Garden Route of South Africa and is easily one of the most breathtaking destinations in the country. Flowing into Tsitsikamma, the two regions are often viewed as one and share many of the same attractions. With dense, green, mysterious forests and thrilling activities, Storms River is a popular destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. For a ...

  • Western Cape

    Plettenberg Bay

    Located in the heart of South Africa’s verdant Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay with its stunning beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters and hospitable people, is a much sought after holiday destination. Generally referred to simply as “Plett”, and known as the Jewel of the Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is teeming with birdlife and is a haven for one of South Africa’s largest breeding colonies of ...

  • Western Cape


    The majestic Outeniqua Mountains stand guard over one of the most picturesque cities in South Africa. Along with breathtaking forests, the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean and the laid back city of George, the Outeniqua Mountains complete a picture of beauty and adventure. As one of the oldest cities in South Africa, George is historically significant. Located almost halfway between Port ...

  • Western Cape


    Many South Africans agree that if given the choice of visiting any destination in the country, they would choose the Garden Route treasure of Knysna. It is a town that is blanketed in exquisite beauty, while a strong artistic element. It is this combination that attracts thousands of visitors to Knysna and its surrounding areas. Amongst the tranquility of nature and its small bustling ...

  • Day Trips

    Scenic Flights

    If you are short on time but want to see as much of sunny South Africa as you can, a scenic flight day trip is an absolute must. There are a few charter flight companies in South Africa which offer day trips between some of the country’s top destinations and choosing to fly instead of drive will give you the opportunity to cover a large area in a relatively short period of time. One of the ...

  • Garden Route

    Seal Island

    Seal Island is located 5.7 kilometers off the shore of False Bay. As a part of the Garden Route, False Bay is frequently visited by travelers. Seal Island, on the other hand can be seen from this Garden Route destination, but is not open to tourist. The huge granite rock that lies in the ocean, has no form of vegetation or beaches, and the only evidence of humans ever reaching the island, is ...

  • Garden Route

    Choo Tjoe

    Visitors exploring the Garden Route should really consider taking a ride on South Africa's only remaining steam train, the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe, as it travels from George to Mossel Bay and back along one of the country's most spectacular stretches of coastline. Start off your adventure with a visit to the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George, where you will get to see 13 superbly restored and ...

  • Garden Route

    Cango Caves

    Near the town of Oudtshoorn, located in the Karoo and part of the Garden Route, are the spectacular Cango Caves. The Garden Route is the most scenic and picturesque travel route in the Eastern Cape, and the trip inland to the Cango Caves is well worth the effort.