The Garden Route is a destination fit for the entire family – an exploration of the great outdoors. It’s a popular self-drive route that boasts incredible scenery and the opportunity to visit several quaint towns and seaside villages along a 300 kilometer stretch of coastline.
Encompassing nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, pristine beaches, lagoons, and forests – the Garden Route is the perfect add-on to a vacation in Cape Town or one of the malaria-free big five game reserves in the Eastern Cape.
Our collection of accommodation along the Garden Route vary from luxury hotels to boutique guesthouses, affording exceptional comfort in the finest locations.
Top attractions along the garden route include Robberg Nature Reserve, Storms River, Birds of Eden, Monkeyland, Knysna Heads, Knysna Elephant Park, Featherbed Nature Reserve, and the Cango Caves to name only a few.
Each town along the Garden Route offers different activities, including ocean safaris, surfing, hiking, canoeing, paragliding, river cruises, strawberry picking, and interactions with different animal species.
Our selection of suggested tours and safaris below were created with explorers in mind, visiting iconic destinations in South Africa that offer unique experiences. Our Garden Route Experts are incredibly knowledgeable and can tailor-make a trip to best suit your needs.