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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Sedgefield Craft Brewery

Where? Sedgefield
Perched on the N2, the highway that sweeps through the pristine beauty of the Garden Route, is the Scarab Village, which holds the promise of many a delightful hour spent sampling the delicious brews of the ...

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 ...

Anglo-Boer War Memorial

Where? Still Bay
The Anglo-Boer War was a devastating one; one that took the lives of many Europeans and African soldiers and their families. But, it remains an integral part of the South African identity, and a key feature of ...

Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Noah's Park & Wolf Sanctuary offers a fun-filled outing for the whole family at affordable prices. The diverse collection of wildlife and farmyard animals will fascinate both children and adults alike. ...

The Lighthouse Restaurant

Where? Mossel Bay
Located at a lighthouse at the wave’s edge, The Lighthouse is one of the most spectacularly situated restaurants along the Garden Route. A delectable selection of South African favourites awaits you on the ...

Hartenbos Beach

Where? Hartenbos
Hartenbos Beach achieved Blue Flag status which is a great honour. This means that the beach is clean, safe and environmentally sound, which means there is no reason not for you to visit. Located close to the ...


Where? Plettenberg Bay
Prêt-à-Pot is the place to find the perfect focal point to your room. If you are looking for something unique and beautiful to accentuate your home this is the place to shop. The artists are inspired by ...

Caffé Mario

Where? Knysna
Caffé Mario is Knysna’s answer to traditional Italian cuisine in the heart of the Garden Route. Its prime positioning on the waterfront makes it even more special. Meals range from generous breakfasts, ...

Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

Where? Brenton on Sea
The Brenton blue butterfly, evident in late October until December, lives within one hectare of asteraceous coastal fynbos and its larvae depend entirely on the lower side of the leaves of Indigofera erecta ...

Stars Restaurant and Sports Bar

Where? Mossel Bay
Stars Restaurant and Sports Bar offers everything you want in a sports bar, including the added drawcard of stunning views of the bay and the Outeniqua mountains beyond. Priding themselves on offering ...

The Bell Tavern

Where? Knysna
The Bell Tavern at Belvidere Manor is famous for being the smallest pub in Knysna, and its classic charm and elegance is certainly reflected in the ironwood floors and yellowwood ceilings. It is quaint and ...

Zucchini Restaurant

Where? Wilderness
The chic-yet-unpretentious Zucchini can be found in the Timberlake Organic Village, amongst artisan food shops and other uniquely ‘Wilderness’ boutique businesses. With its relaxed yet luxurious interiors and ...

Gerickes Point

Where? Sedgefield
At Gerickes Point you can see some of the highest fossil dunes in South Africa and there is a great 4km hike to the point and back. The point itself offers an amazing vantage point to gaze out into the sea and ...

Brenton Beach

Where? Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton Beach according to all who visit, claim it is on the top of the list of the most beautiful blue flag beaches around. Situated near Knysna Western Heads at Brenton-on-Sea, its spectacular views and ...

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 ...

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