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


Dolphin Paragliding

Where? Wilderness
The Garden Route of South Africa is unlike anything or anywhere else. It combines mountains, rivers, forests, beaches, and seaside towns in a vibrant, irresistible way that leaves little option for explorers ...

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. ...

Cadeau Hiking Trails

Where? Tsitsikamma
Start: Cadeau Finish: Cadeau Duration: two one-day guided trails for groups of no more than 12 Fitness: an average five hour hike each day along the coastline; some of the walking is technical Our tip: ...

Joplin's Steak Bar

Where? Wilderness
Joplin’s Steak Bar is, as its name implies, committed to creating excellent steaks time and time again. For this reason, it has become a favourite for meat-lovers in the surrounding areas as well as for those ...


Where? Knysna
Chatters is Knysna’s famous pizza joint, known for its made-to-order pizzas straight from the authentic pizza oven. Because Knysna is such a popular destination, perched along the magnificent Garden Route in ...

Sunset Cruise on the Seven Seas

Where? Mossel Bay
The Seven Seas is a 60 foot, motorized luxury catamaran and has been expertly fitted in order to ensure all her passengers will enjoy the cruise in a style, which benefits the stunning views. We have a ...

Caloroso Café

Where? George
Caloroso Café is an espresso bar that is all about world-class coffee, produced only by the country’s premier coffee roasters. This is a trendy place to meet in the vibrant little holiday town of George, along ...

The Mohair Mill Shop

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Just a few hundred metres from the N2, the enormous warehouse called The Mohair Mill Shop and Décor belies the treasures inside. This is the biggest component in a miniature village of shops, galleries and a ...

Bosky Dell Farm & Rose Garden

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Over the warmer months of November to April of every year, the beautiful Bosky Dell Rose Garden opens its gates to visitors from all four corners of the earth. This scenic area promises gorgeous gardens and ...

Rastafarian Cultural Tour

Where? Knysna
South Africa’s largest Rastafarian community can be found living just outside the scenic holiday town of Knysna, which is perched along the Garden Route. This community consists of more than 30 families of ...

Dive with Great White Sharks

Where? Mossel Bay
White Shark Africa was founded in 1995 and has been running successfully ever since. The company has always had a great passion and love for the sharks and has often supported and assisted shark research in ...

Kranshoek Picnic Site

Where? Knysna
The Kranshoek Picnic Site presents the perfect combination of indigenous forests and the gorgeous coastline of South Africa’s gorgeous Garden Route. There is safe drinking water, as well as ablutions, ...

Ocean Basket in Mossel Bay

Where? Mossel Bay
The Ocean Basket franchise is South Africa’s home of great seafood, set in a bustling atmosphere. Choose every variety of seafood you could possibly desire, from expertly crafted sushi, through to delicious ...

The Fat Fish Restaurant

Where? Plettenberg Bay
The Fat Fish is not only one of Plett’s favourite seafood restaurants because of its location at Central Beach - the seafood is delectable and unforgettable. Walk straight off the beach and order a cocktail ...

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 ...

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