2 days in Garden Route Itinerary

2 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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2 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Johannesburg
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Johannesburg

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Knysna Elephant Park, then identify plant and animal life at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay vacation planner.

Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Plettenberg Bay when traveling from Johannesburg in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

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Knysna
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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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