35 days in Garden Route Itinerary

35 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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35 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  19​h 30​min
1
Tsitsikamma National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Knysna
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mossel Bay
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Oudtshoorn
— 9 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  17​h
End: London

7
nights
Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Tsitsikamma National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Otter Trail, stroll through Waterfall Trail, get outside with Tsitsikamma Woodcutters Journey, and don't miss a visit to Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree.

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London, UK to Tsitsikamma National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Tsitsikamma National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get much hotter in Tsitsikamma National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. You'll set off for Knysna on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Otter Trail ©
Otter Trail
The Dolphin Trail ©
The Dolphin Trail
Waterfall Trail ©
Waterfall 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Plettenberg Bay (Plett Puzzle Park, Robberg Nature Reserve, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, stroll through Featherbed Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Buffalo Bay, and play a few rounds at Simola Golf.

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Traveling by car from Tsitsikamma National Park to Knysna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Knysna are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Mossel Bay.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Acrobranch Wildwoods, Noetzie
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mossel Bay: George (St Mark's Cathedral, George, Dutch Reformed Mother Church, & more), Umkhondo Big Five (in Albertina) and Jakkalsvlei Private Cellar (in Herbertsdale). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santos beach, have some family-friendly fun at Blasters Family Entertainment Centre, see the interesting displays at Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, and take some stellar pictures from Dolphin Point Lookout.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mossel Bay trip maker website .

Drive from Knysna to Mossel Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Mossel Bay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Mossel Bay

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

George, Wilderness, Umkhondo Big Five
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Santos Beach ©
Santos Beach
Redberry Farm ©
Redberry Farm
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex ©
Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

9
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.
Oudtshoorn is known for nature, outdoors, parks, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at The Cango Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at De Zeekoe Farm, explore and take pictures at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Mossel Bay to Oudtshoorn in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Oudtshoorn when traveling from Mossel Bay in March, with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

La Chocolaterie Rococo
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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