418 Things To Do in Garden Route

The beautiful and dramatic Garden Route, that stretches from around Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth, is an area dense with forests, beaches, lakes, rivers, kloofs and hardwood trees and is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the country. The area is jam-packed with things to do, and visitors are spoilt for choice. Simply driving the Garden Route is a joy, with countless picnic spots, viewpoints and attractions. From mountain biking through the Harkerville Forest, bird watching in the Wilderness National Park and abseiling into the Kaaimans River, to black water tubing down the Storms River, one is never at a loss for things to do.

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Family Entertainment / Cafés & Eateries

Pomodoro Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Wilderness
Pomodoro is the place where locals and tourists meet and become friends, the place where true Italian hospitality and lively atmosphere makes you feel right at ...

Museums

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

Cafés & Eateries

Dine at Rafters Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Storms River, Tsitsikamma
What began as an in house country cooking experience around a double sided log fire has evolved into an internationally renowned venue, which has been discussed as ...

Extreme Sports

Dive with Great White Sharks

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

Cruises / Sight Seeing

Seal Island Cruises

Overnight? Stay in Mossel Bay
Seal Island in Mossel Bay is populated by over 2500 Cape Fur Seals and the island is surround by their greatest enemy - The Great White Shark. Seal Island boat ...

Cruises / Sports & Leisure / Whale Watching

Close Encounter Whale Watching

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Our Premium, Close Encounter cruises are conducted on our permitted whale watching vessel “Fatboy”. This permit allows our licenced boat to approach whales up to ...

Cruises / Whale Watching

Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruise

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

Big Game & Wildlife / Sight Seeing

Game Drive in the Garden Route

Overnight? Stay in Albertinia
The Garden Route Game Lodge offers day visitors a chance to experience some of Africa's wildlife as they journey down the Garden Route. Here you can enjoy sightings ...

Nature Reserves / Walks & Hiking

Explore the Keurbooms River Reserve

Overnight? Stay in Keurboomstrand
The beautiful Keurbooms River nature reserve that stretches over a distance of 2500 hectares, is bisected by the Keurbooms River and overlooks the estuary. Despite ...

Cruises / Nature Reserves

Keurbooms River Ferry

Overnight? Stay in Keurboomstrand
Explore the Keurbooms River Nature Reserve in the comfort of one of our 30 seaters crafts. Relax and enjoy as we guide you through the history of this incredible ...

Township Tours

Qolweni Community settlement

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Ocean Blue Adventures and the Qolweni Community Development Trust offer guests a unique experience through the heart of the Qolweni Community settlement surrounded ...

Family Entertainment

Plett Puzzle Park

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay has a fabulous and unique attraction, the Plett Puzzle Park. It features the first amazing life size 3-D Maze in South Africa, as well as an ...

Water Sports / Whale Watching

Sea Kayaking with Dolphin Adventures

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Our Sea kayaking adventure allows us to explore wildlife and nature up close. Whether your interest is wildlife, sea kayaking, or exploration, enjoy your adventure ...

Hiking Trails / Sight Seeing

Hike the Dolphin Trail

Overnight? Stay in Tsitsikamma
For those hikers who know the rigours of the Otter Trail, and for those who have never had the luck or the courage to hike it, why not take a well earned break and ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Family Entertainment / Cafés & Eateries

Timberlake Farm Stall & Organic Food

Overnight? Stay in Sedgefield
At Timberlake we do our best to support the local artisan producer. Most of the goods sold in our Specialist Cabins are crafted by locals who practise their skills, ...

Garden Route as a destination

If you are considering visiting Garden Route or have already booked your Garden Route accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Garden Route, or view the events that are taking place in the Garden Route during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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Garden Route, Surrounding Towns, Tsitsikamma

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