5 days in Garden Route Itinerary

5 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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5 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  3​h
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

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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 out of Plettenberg Bay with an excursion to Knysna Heads in Knysna--about 34 minutes away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay trip maker .

Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. February in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

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Knysna
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

1
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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 13th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Swartberg Pass and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, then stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, and then look for gifts at Bella-Mia Pottery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass

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