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


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 ...

Knysna Forest 4x4 Trail

Where? Knysna
One of the Garden Route’s most beautiful and valuable gems is the magnificent Knysna Forest. This part of the Western Cape Province is known for its verdant splendour and lush vegetation, as well as for the ...

Ile de pain

Where? Knysna
At île de pain Bakery and Café, bread is a religion. Bread is worshipped. Bread is the reason why this passionate crew wakes up in the morning and toil over hot ovens all day. Their dedication to slow, ...

PiliPili Beach Bar

Where? Sedgefield
Just because it has the residential address of the sleepy coastal village of Sedgefield, it does not mean that PiliPili skimps on sheer adventure, fun and adrenalin. PiliPili Xtreme Sport Centre is the Garden ...

Blombos Trail

Where? Knysna
Start: Goukamma Nature Reserve Finish: Goukamma Nature Reserve Duration: 15 km Fitness: moderate Our tip: Blombos is one of six trails you can choose from in the Goukamma Nature Reserve The Goukamma ...

Groeneweide Trail

Where? George
Start: Saasveld campus, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University End: the Kaaimans River Duration: 7 – 15 km Fitness: relatively easy Our tip: you will find self-issue permits at the start of the trail just ...

Bongos Pizza Lounge

Where? Wilderness
The Bongo’s Pizza Lounge in Wilderness is the ideal spot to fill up and be refreshed while on road trips along the Garden Route and through the Western Cape. It is relaxed and welcoming, ideal for groups of ...

Visit Witsand Beach

Where? Witsand
Witsand Beach is an awesome spot for whale watching and this Blue Flag beach (2013) with the 4km stretch of incredibly white beach sand (hence the name) is a favourite holiday destination. The sand here is ...

Gouriqua Hiking Trail

Where? Albertinia
Albertinia is a small, quiet town set below the Langeberg Mountain Range. It is known as the home of the Aloe, where this indigenous plant grows busily all around the area. Albertinia lies between Mossel ...

The Big Tree

Where? Storms River
With a name that doesn’t leave much to the imagination, The Big Tree is exactly what it claims to be. This giant Outeniqua Yellowwood (Podocarpus Falcatus) is a magnificent part of creation, being some 1 000 ...

Kingfisher Trails

Where? Wilderness
Start: Wilderness National Park near the Touws River bridge Duration: varying between 3.8 km and 10 km Fitness: easy and pefect for children or elderly people Our tip: don't walk during wet weather as the ...

The Anchorage Restaurant

Where? Knysna
Having been around for twenty years, The Anchorage can proudly state that they are one of Knysna’s favourite restaurants! If it’s an unpretentious evening out you’re looking for, this restaurant promises ...

Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Discovery cruises are run on our boats which do not hold permits and are legally obliged to stay 300 meters from whales. These cruises operate all year around. We take special notice of any dolphins in the ...

The Rose on York Restaurant

Where? George
The Rose on York Restaurant is about even more than fine dining and excellent service. It offers an elegant, inviting atmosphere that is simultaneously relaxed and classy. Good, wholesome food is accompanied ...

Grundheim Wines

Where? Oudtshoorn
Grunheim Wines is set on 25 hectares and produces 350 tons of grapes annually. The estate produces Cape Ruby Port, potstill brady, Witblits, a variety of liquers, red and white Muscadel and a Red ...

Filter results for things to do in Garden Route has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2016. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap