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

Destinations in Garden Route


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 ...

Hiking the Robberg Peninsula

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Start: parking area at the Robberg Peninsula Nature Reserve Finish: parking area Duration: three circular routes, ranging from 2 km to 11 km Fitness: the 11 km route is challenging Our tip: take your ...

The Theatre at the White House

Where? Plettenberg Bay
The curtain rises this December on a great selection of theatre, comedy and music at the White House. Housed in a beautiful historic 100-year-old building in the middle of Plettenberg Bay, the theatre plays ...

Garden Route Trail Park MTB Trails

Where? Knysna
The Garden Route Trail Park gets top marks for quality trail-building. It lies in the heart of mountain biking kingdom (the region boasts a few iconic trails, like Harkerville's Red Route) in the Knysna ...

Horse Riding in the Knysna Forest

Where? Knysna
Daily Horse Rides in Knysna forest at Southern Comfort Western Horse Ranch where well-trained and cared for horses welcome you from the green pastures! Twice daily, visitors go on an unforgettable forest ...

Kitesurfing in the Garden of Eden

Where? Sedgefield
The lakes, estuaries and pristine beaches of our area offer kiting opportunities as diverse as anywhere in the world and is suitable for beginners through to expert kiters. At Elemental Sport we offer ...

Thyme & Again Farm Stall

Where? Keurboomstrand
While cruising through the Garden Route, along the N2, Thyme & Again may quite easily slip by unmissed. But, what a sadness that would be. Thyme & Again is defined as a farm stall, bakery and coffee shop ...

Blombos Museum of Archaeology

Where? Still Bay
Stilbaai, about four hours away from Cape Town, is perched on the Southern Cape Coast of South Africa. It is popular for its excellent swimming and surfing conditions, which are made all the more special by ...

The Point Beach

Where? Mossel Bay
The Point Beach in Mossel Bay is a stunning beach with a bucket load of atmosphere and stacks to do. Enjoy a walk along the rocky coastline or for a bit more of a challenge join up with the 15 kilometer St. ...

Serendipity Restaurant

Where? Wilderness
Upmarket and chic with an emphasis on unforgettable gourmet food, Serendipity stands out as an experience that cannot be missed! Executive chef, Lizelle Stolze is crowned with numerous awards and ...

Valley of Ferns Picnic Site

Where? Knysna
The Valley of Ferns picnic site is aptly titles, as it rest in a small valley. With its vast open grassy spaces, with trees creating shade, it is the perfect location for enjoying a picnic. Enjoy relaxing in ...

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Where? George
Visit the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George to view a variety of steam locomotives including a narrow gauge, the Emil Kessler (Johannesburg’s first steam locomotive), the impressive GL Garrett together with ...

Kalander Kloof Hiking Trail

Where? Natures Valley
Nature’s Valley is, undoubtedly, one of the natural gems of South Africa. Its peaceful ambience and breath-taking beauty is simultaneously humbling and awe-inspiring, bearing testament to the natural wealth of ...

African Bean Cafe

Where? Knysna
The warm welcome of the Garden Route is best enjoyed in the African Bean Coffee Shop in Knysna. Conveniently perched along the main road; amongst shops, malls and outdoor African markets; this is a favourite ...

Lunar Cafe

Where? Knysna
Lunar Café is nestled within the ever-abuzz Knysna Mall in the centre of this small coastal town. Being situated along the world-renowned Garden Route, Knysna is a popular tourist destination in its own right, ...

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