22 days in Garden Route Itinerary

22 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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22 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Norwich
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Storms River
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Knysna
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mossel Bay
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Norwich

4
nights
Storms River

Storms River ©
Located on the famous Garden Route along the Indian Ocean coast, Storms River serves as a gateway to the nearby national park, drawing adventurous souls and ecotourists.
Storms River is known for adventure, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterfall Trail, get outside with Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey, and trek along The Dolphin Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Storms River trip planner.

Norwich, UK to Storms River is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwich to Storms River is 2 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Norwich in February: high temperatures in Storms River hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Storms River

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Tsitsikamma National Park
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The Dolphin Trail ©
The Dolphin Trail
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Otter Trail ©
Otter Trail

8
nights
Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Get out of town with these interesting Knysna side-trips: The Crags (Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, &more), Plettenberg Bay (Robberg 5 Beach, Robberg Nature Reserve, &more) and Wilderness (Wilderness Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, enjoy the sand and surf at Brenton on Sea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, and admire the striking features of St George's Anglican Church.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Knysna road trip planning app .

You can drive from Storms River to Knysna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

7
nights
Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay ©
A popular stopover on South Africa's famous Garden Route, Mossel Bay charms tourists with its picturesque sandy shore that stretches along the Indian Ocean, and its pleasant, mild climate.
Get out of town with these interesting Mossel Bay side-trips: George (Cape Palette Art Gallery, Redberry Farm, &more), Oudtshoorn (Swartberg Pass, St Jude's Anglican Church, &more) and Tiny Shop (in Wilderness). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, hike along St. Blaize Trail, take an in-depth tour of Janine Iron and Washing Museum, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mossel Bay trip site .

Getting from Knysna to Mossel Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Oudtshoorn, George, Tiny Shop
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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