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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Cafés & Eateries

The Lemon Grass Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Situated arguably in one of the most beautiful settings in Plettenberg Bay, Lemon Grass is an idyllic waterfront venue for those seeking an exquisitely memorable ...

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Doubleshot Coffee Bar

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
If you need to get your daily caffeine fix or can’t begin your day without your flat white, cuppa joe or double tall skinny cappuccino then this is the place for ...

Craft & Flea Markets / Farm Stalls & Markets

Plett Market on Main

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
The Plett Market on Main is a great way to meet locals and enjoy the vibe that makes Plett so special. The market is open daily and has 7 food stalls which offer a ...

Malls & Shopping

The Old House Shop

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Come and visit Plettenberg Bay’s first house - that’s correct, The Old House Shop is situated on Erf. 1, Plettenberg Bay. The property was built in 1910 and the ...

Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment / Water Sports

Hartenbos Waterpark

Overnight? Stay in Hartenbos
On the corner of Kaap de Goede Hoop Ave and Port Natal Way in Hartenbos, you will find Hartenbos Waterpark, offering the biggest variety of water slides in the ...

Sports & Leisure / Extreme Sports

Skydive in Plett

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
This is definitely something for the adrenalin junkies, get your heart racing when you jump out of the plane in Plettenberg Bay with your tandem master and feel the ...

Cafés & Eateries

Ile de pain

Overnight? Stay in 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 ...

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Dine at Emily's Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Emily Moon is one of those one-in-a-million restaurants, booked by international guests long before arrival, yet surprisingly without a hint of pretention. Prepare ...

Cafés & Eateries

Nguni Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Nguni Restaurant is an atmospheric, dazzling venue, situated in front of The White House theatre, an original 100-year-old building – one of the oldest in Plett ...

Family Entertainment / Nightlife & Theatre

The Theatre at the White House

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
The curtain rises this December on a great selection of theatre, comedy and music at the White House. Housed in a beautiful historic 100-year-old building in the ...

Cafés & Eateries

De Wingerdt Restaurant

Overnight? Stay in Riversdale
De Wingerdt Restaurant can be found in the idyllic vineyard setting of the De Doornkraal Wine Estate, which stretches to the Vette River bordering the town of ...

Cafés & Eateries

East Head Café

Overnight? Stay in Knysna
Situated on the rocks of the famous Eastern Head in Knysna, East Head Café offers one of the most exquisite views in Knysna, along with an un-fussy café menu – ...

Sports & Leisure / Sight Seeing / Hiking Trails

Eden to Addo Hike

Overnight? Stay in Addo
The Eden to Addo hike is considered by some as the longest, if not the toughest hiking trail in South Africa. Regarded as a 'mega' hike, the Eden to Addo entails an ...

Cafés & Eateries

La Locanda

Overnight? Stay in George
The first thing that any lover of Italian cuisine will know, is that La Locanda is owned and run by Italians! A feast of antipasti, insalate and zuppe, primi and ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Family Entertainment / Cafés & Eateries

Milkwood Evening Market

Overnight? Stay in Wilderness
A now beloved institution in the Milkwood Village, Wilderness, the Milkwood evening market is a wonderful gathering of market sellers, punting their handmade wares, ...

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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