15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Wilderness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Oudtshoorn
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  17​h
End: London

4
nights
Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wilderness Beach and Redberry Farm. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Wilderness National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Outeniqua Transport Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robertson Brewing Co, take some stellar pictures from Dolphin Point Lookout, and contemplate the waterfront views at Wilderness Lagoon.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Wilderness trip itinerary app

London, UK to Wilderness is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Wilderness due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Wilderness at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Wilderness National Park ©
Wilderness National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

5
nights
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and Radical Raptors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Knysna Heads & Simola Golf). The adventure continues: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape of Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Plettenberg Beach, and view the masterpieces at Porcupine Ceramics.

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You can drive from Wilderness to Plettenberg Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Knysna
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

3
nights
Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wilgewandel Holiday Farm and C.P Nel Museum. There's lots more to do: Head underground at The Cango Caves, get your game on at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, look for gifts at Cali Craft & Gems, and learn about winemaking at Karusa Vineyards.

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Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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