Garden Route Things To Do

The Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, indigenous forests, rivers and golden beaches. Show on Map

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Ride an Ostrich at Ostrich Show Farm

Where? Oudtshoorn
To ride an Ostrich, visit one of the Ostrich Show Farms in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Here you can observe large flocks of Ostriches at different stages of development. There are petting areas where you can ...

Inverroche Distillery

Where? Still Bay
INVERROCHE At the scenic confluence of the Goukou River and the vast Indian Ocean, a real gem lies in wait. Inverroche is an independent distillery that takes full advantage of the natural abundance of the ...

The Homestead Restaurant

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Based at the Kurland polo estate, The Homestead is about lingering lunches, with views of rolling fields and majestic mountains, and an exceptional menu. Kurland’s kitchen is well known in the area and caters ...

Monkey around at Monkeyland

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Swing yourself into a tree thick primate sanctuary and explore un-caged monkeys and pre-monkey species that take your affection captive. A free walking foot safari of Monkeyland transports you into a land of ...

House of Aloes

Where? Albertinia
In the plant kingdom there is one superhero. A hero so legendary that its powers reach far back into African ancestry. A hero with so much magic that it can heal the sick; soothe the burnt, disinfect the ...

The Veg Table Private Dining Room

Where? Knysna
The Veg Table is a casually elegant private dining room that is situated just outside Knysna, in the Garden Route. This cabin-style home is nestled within the lush, dense forests for which this area is so well ...

Big Blu Tapas Bar

Where? Mossel Bay
The only tapas restaurant in Mossel Bay, with one of the most breathtaking views along the Garden Route, Big Blu represents everything you’ve been looking for in a favourite holiday joint. Eating tapas is all ...

De Vette Mossel

Where? Great Brak
The De Vette Mossel is a seafood feasting experience - on the beach, sipping on wine, gazing over the sea... Take off your shoes and walk along the sand to find De Vette Mossel Beach Seafood Restaurant, ...

Hog Hollow Horse Trails

Where? Plettenberg Bay
The Tsitsikamma is an exquisite part of the Garden Route in South Africa. It is breath-taking in its natural splendour and its abundance in fauna and flora, and continues to be one of the most frequently ...

Filo’s Pub & Restaurant

Where? Sedgefield
Filo’s is the local pub in Sedgefield, situated on the N2 in the heart of Sedgefield., It has a lovely wooden deck above the bar where you can sit back relax and enjoy one of their sumptuous cocktails out in ...

SeaHorse Eco Safaris

Where? Vleesbaai
In the heart of Vleesbaai, visitors can enjoy scenic rides that are, at the same time, educational, while indulging in the peaceful rocking of the horse. A number of packages are available; ranging from ...

Pick Strawberries at Redberry Farm

Where? George
Pick your own strawberries at Redberry Farm in George! You can pick strawberries, eat them, drink them all day long, while enjoying the wonderful and playful atmosphere of the Tea Garden where so many exciting ...

Cocktails at Lookout Deck

Where? Plettenberg Bay
If you’re in Plett then the one thing you need to do is head off to The Lookout Restaurant & Deck for a cocktail or two. This is an iconic restaurant and popular hangout spot with its superb view over Lookout ...

Goukamma Nature Reserve Trails

Where? Sedgefield
The Goukamma Nature Reserve has a number of breathtaking trails (literally!) Stroll through the Milkwood forests and beach area where phenomenal dune vegetation grows. The coastline stretches for about 14 ...

Boat and Lilo Up The Storms River

Where? Storms River
Explore the Storms River in a unique way. Hop on the 14 seater speed boat and take a trip across the Tsitsikamma ocean to the suspension bridge. From here the group will get off the boat and get on their ...

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