Journey the Garden Route! One of the most impressive parts of South Africa, it offers spectacular mountain and sea landscapes with steep cliffs, long sandy beaches, forests and fertile farmland. Stretching from Mossel Bay to Tsitsikamma National Park to the east of Plettenberg, there are ample opportunities for side trips. Popular Knysna, renowned by gourmands for its cultured oysters, is nestled among forests, mountains and a lagoon. Fashionable Plettenberg Bay (known locally as Plett) with its beautiful beaches, offers diverse watersports, whale and dolphin watching, as well as the hiking trails of Robberg Nature Reserve boasting spectacular views and seclusion.


  • Landscape
  • Wildlife


  • Stunning Landscapes
  • Tsitsikamma National Park
  • Long Sandy Beaches

Places to Stay

Bradach Manor

Style: Boutique

The Bradach Manor is a beautifully situated guest house which offers great views over the Knysna lagoon and the dense forests of the hinterland.

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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest House

Style: Guest house

Ideally located on the Garden Route, Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest House is just 15 minutes away from the town…

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Hog Hollow Country Lodge

Style: Boutique

Nestling amidst dense forest overlooking the Matjies River Gorges with the Tsitsikama Mountains as backdrop, Hog Lodge provides a retreat featuring rustic rooms with a contemporary twist in both the main house and a private villa.

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Kanonkop Guest House

Style: Boutique

The guest house is situated on the edge of Kanonkop Hill, surrounded by an indigenous forest, with beautiful views of the Knysna Lagoon and the 'heads.

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Lily Pond Country Lodge

Style: Boutique

The Lily Pond Country Lodge is situated in a beautiful, large piece of land, secluded by magnificent indigenous forest that has views of 3 lily ponds from which the lodge gets its name.

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Activities in Garden Route

Additional Activities in Garden Route

Visit to the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary and Birds of Eden

Activities at Kurland Hotel

Use of hotel sauna & gym, complimentary use of quadbikes, mountainbikes & tennis courts, complimentary Shetland pony rides for children aged 1 to 6 years

Activities at Fancourt Manor

Complimentary return transfers to golfcourses, complimentary access to warm up area & unlimited golf balls at Golf Academy, complimentary access to sauna, steamroom, gymnasium, roman bath & jacuzzi, complimentary use of tennis courts, complimentary use of Fancourt VIP lounge at George Airport

Other Included Activities

Whale watching tour


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