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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Animal Sanctuaries / Nature Reserves

Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

Cruises / Family Entertainment

Knysna Heads Oyster Experience

Overnight? Stay in Knysna
Learn a bit about Knysna from the water! The Knysna Heads Oyster Experience involves a cruise from Thesen Island Harbour and out over the main lagoon to the Knysna ...

Extreme Sports / Sports & Leisure

Tsitsikamma Falls Adventure

Overnight? Stay in Tsitsikamma
Tsitsikamma Falls Adventutre offers a range of activities including Waterfall Zipline Tours, Gravity Zone Abseil, wall climbing and Quad Bike Tours. The Waterfall ...

Extreme Sports / Water Sports

Blackwater Tubing

Overnight? Stay in Storms River
Fancy a day of fun on the river? Tsitsikamma Blackwater Tubing offers an adventure of tubing, swimming, rock jumping and hiking through the Storms River Gorge ...

Family Entertainment / Horse Riding / Sports & Leisure

Riversdale Riding School

Overnight? Stay in Riversdale
Riversdale Riding School is located on Kweekkraal Guest Farm in the beautiful Garden Route village of Riversdale. The farm is conveniently situated on the N2 about ...

Sight Seeing

Relax in Dana Bay

Overnight? Stay in Dana Bay
In Dana Bay, some might say, there's not much to do, at all ... but if you follow my reasoning, adding your own seasoning, I'll show you there is much to do in Dana ...

Nightlife & Theatre / Cafés & Eateries

Kafe Serefé

Overnight? Stay in George
Situated at 60 Courtenay Street in George, Kafe Serefé offers delicious food with touches of Turkish traditions. On the menu are delicious South African Steaks, ...

Family Entertainment

Mini Train Ride at Redberry Farm

Overnight? Stay in George
Mini train ride for all ages winding its way through strawberry fields on 700m of track. A unique train experience for both young and old at Redberry Farm just ...

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking

Outeniqua Hiking Trail

Overnight? Stay in George
Set in the gorgeous Garden Route, this one of the most popular hikes, and one of the oldest. A seven-day trail in its entirety it starts at Beervlei Hut, an old ...

Farm Stalls & Markets

Harkerville Saturday Market

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
On the N2, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, the Harkerville Market has been going for 10 years now and is a market with a difference; not a flea market, not a ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Craft & Flea Markets / Cafés & Eateries

The Heath Cafe & Deli

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
The Heath is more than a farm-stall, its a bohemian store that has a craft shop, food store, kitchen, various forest based activities, a lavender labyrinth and last ...

Arts & Crafts / Malls & Shopping

Old Nick Village

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Old Nick Village offers visitors a “creative lifestyle shopping experience” and is a landmark in this seaside town. Originally it was a Gansvlei General Dealers ...

Arts & Crafts / Malls & Shopping

Prêt-à-Pot

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

Cafés & Eateries

Cocktails at The Lookout Deck

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
If you’re in Plett then the one thing you need to do is head off to The Lookout Restaurant & Deck for a cocktail or two. This is an iconic restaurant and popular ...

Cafés & Eateries

Dine at Sand at The Plettenberg

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Looking for somewhere to indulge a little bit over a meal? Then why not book yourself a meal at Sand at the five star graded The Plettenberg. The restaurant is ...

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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