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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Wine Tasting at the Bramon Wine Estate

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Bramon Wine Estate, is a boutique vineyard of 5ha and is the first and only Estate this far East of the Western Cape, situated 20km East of Plettenberg Bay in a mountainous area called The Crags. This ...

Kranshoek Coastal Hiking Trail

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Start: Kranshoek picnic site, Kranshoek Nature Reserve Finish: Kranshoek picnic site Duration: 9 km, 5 hours Fitness: fit (this is a challenging hike) Our tip: There is an alternative 4 km route up to the ...

The Girls

Where? Wilderness
Highly recommended by anyone who has ever eaten there, The Girls is an unlikely forerunner for top restaurant in the Wilderness, due to its less-than-appealing location, but excellent food and bucket loads of ...

Buffalo Hills MTB Trail

Where? Plettenberg Bay
This 14 kilometer circular route is an easy route with some challenges and will take around 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Starting at the Buffalo Hills Reserve reception, where a day fee is payable, you will ...

Cat’s Paws Pottery Studio

Where? Riversdale
Nestled between the Indian Ocean and the awe-inspiring Langeberg Mountain Range, flanked by the Breede River and the Gourits River, Hessequa is a region peppered by villages and people that exude more ...

Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail

Where? Knysna
Start: Goldfield State Forest Krisjanse-Nek picnic site (at the Dalene Matthee memorial), near Knysna Finish: Krisjanse-Nek picnic site Duration: 3 km – 9 km Fitness: moderate Our tip: look out for the ...

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 ...

Buy African Curios at Jacana

Where? Mossel Bay
Jacana caters for the needs of tourists visiting the Bartolomeu Diaz Museum complex. The store showcases a range of curios, clothing, accessories and gifts sourced from many different parts of Africa. ...

Misty Mountain MTB Trails

Where? Natures Valley
Where: Misty Mountain Reserve, near Nature's Valley and Jeffreys Bay, part of Tsitsikamma National Park Level: four routes from 8 km to 65 km, easy through taxing Type of route: jeep track, single track, ...

Dezeppi's Pizzeria

Where? Kareedouw
Dezeppi’s Pizzeria is the informal, chilled dining spot at Assegaaibosch Country Lodge, with its sister restaurant ‘The Copper Pot’ catering to slightly more formal meals. Overlooking a swimming pool, with ...

Homtini MTB Trail

Where? Rheenendal
Where: Krisjan-se-Nek picnic site, Rheenendal, Knysna Level: intermediate to difficult Type of route: 19 km circular route along jeep track, logging roads, and single track Best: can get rather muddy after ...

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, ...

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 ...

Picnic amongst the Elephants

Where? Little Brak
Enjoy a picnic in tranquil settings and relax amongst these extraordinary Elephants. A variety of snacks and sparkling wine is served and after this feast you can feed the Elephants. Touch and feed Sam, ...

Buffalo Bay Beach

Where? Knysna
Buffalo Bay Beach is also affectionately named Buffelsbaai and you’ll find it in the Goukamma Nature Reserve just a few kilometers drive from Knysna. The beach is part of a 14km stretch of sand that is sheer ...

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