4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: George
Bus:  1 h
1
Knysna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
End: George

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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.
Explore Knysna's surroundings by going to Robberg Nature Reserve (in Plettenberg Bay) and The Crags (Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, Birds of Eden, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Knysna Heads, tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, explore the striking landscape of Garden Route National Park, and pick up some local products at Elephant Walk Farm Stall.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Knysna trip itinerary planning site .

George to Knysna is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In January, daytime highs in Knysna are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Plettenberg Bay, Suspension Bridge
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, then cruise along Swartberg Pass, and then admire the striking features of St Jude's Anglican Church.

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Traveling by car from Knysna to Oudtshoorn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Oudtshoorn sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
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Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
St Jude's Anglican Church ©
St Jude's Anglican Church

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