6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  3 h
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
George
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Cape Town

2
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.
Explore Plettenberg Bay's surroundings by going to Knysna (Garden Route National Park & Knysna Heads). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve and snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay online trip itinerary builder .

Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in January, plan for slightly colder days in Plettenberg Bay, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to George.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Knysna, Suspension Bridge
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre ©
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary ©
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

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nights
George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near George: Oudtshoorn (Swartberg Pass, Cango Wildlife Ranch, & more). There's much more to do: stroll through Wilderness Beach, view the masterpieces at Cape Palette Art Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Outeniqua Transport Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the George online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Plettenberg Bay to George in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in George

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Oudtshoorn, Wilderness Beach
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Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Safari Ostrich Show Farm ©
Safari Ostrich Show Farm

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