6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  17​h
1
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: London

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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 13th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Safari Ostrich Show Farm, stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oudtshoorn attractions planner .

London, UK to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Oudtshoorn. In February, Oudtshoorn is warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Plettenberg Bay: Knysna Heads (in Knysna) and Storms River Suspension Bridge (in Tsitsikamma National Park). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Robberg Nature Reserve and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay journey planning site .

Drive from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Plettenberg Bay sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Knysna, Storms River Suspension Bridge
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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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