Activities in The Garden Route

The Garden Route and George offers a variety of activities throughout the year, the question is where to begin! Whilst the list is endless we have tried our best to offer you a short synopsis of activities on offer!

Golfing in the Garden Route

Golf along the Garden Route

Some of South Africa’s finest golf estates are located along the Garden Route. There are 13 courses worth considering, so options are plentiful.

The Outeniqua Powervan

The Outeniqua Powervan

Experience the beauty of the Outeniqua Mountains on a unique rail pass, one of the most scenic routes one can get.

Hiking in the Garden Route

Hiking

Hikes in and around George provide a number of wonderful views over George and the coast and expose one to the indigenous fynbos of the area.

Wilderness National Park

Wilderness National Park

The 2500ha Wilderness National Park consists of 5 lakes, 5 rivers, 2 estuaries and 28km of beach. This sensitive ecosystem creates a wetland of international importance. Adjoining this is the Goukamma Nature Reserve.

Outeniqua Country Hop

Outeniqua Country Hop

Winding up from the delightful Herold’s Bay on the R404, turning off through farmlands to explore strawberry and herb farms, cheese and candle making, while children and adults alike can enjoy the great outdoors, strawberry picking, horse riding and bird sanctuary.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn known for its ostrich farms and rests along the Route 62 wine route. The nearby Cango Wildlife Ranch is a conservation park offering animal petting. To the north, the Cango Caves are a 20-million-year-old network of limestone chambers.

Things to do in Knysna

Knysna

Known for its annual oyster festival and flamboyant art community, in Knysna you can effortlessly float on a Feather Bed River Cruise or visit the succulent Oyster Factory, and revel in the curio culture with stalls and interesting eateries

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay prides itself on offering a diverse experience from game viewing to that of Shark cage diving and Jetski’ing. Its beaches serves up the world’s second most temperate climate and while you are there why not visit See Rob Island.

For the Adrenaline Addicts

The Garden Route is truly the capital of adrenaline addicts interesting things to do.

For the Adrenaline Addicts

Bridge Swinging

Not adventurous enough to jump face first? Then try a bridge swing.

Bungee Jumping

For the ultimate adrenaline fix, try the highest jump in the world at 216m.

Shark Cage Diving

Why not get up close and personal with the fiercest hunters in the world?

Mountain Biking Trails

The Southern Cape has hundreds of beautiful trails for hiking and biking which are extremely popular attractions.

Abseiling

If you feel safer with a few strings attached, then abseiling is the rush you require.