6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Minneapolis
Fly:  32​h
Wilderness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Plettenberg Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  34​h
Minneapolis

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Wilderness

Wilderness ©
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get great views at Dolphin Point Lookout, then examine the collection at Outeniqua Transport Museum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wilderness travel itinerary creator.

Minneapolis, USA to Wilderness is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Wilderness. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in November; daily highs in Wilderness reach 70°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Wilderness

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Outeniqua Transport Museum
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Outeniqua Transport Museum ©
Outeniqua Transport Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin Point Lookout ©
Dolphin Point Lookout

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days
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plett Puzzle Park. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Garden of Eden and then look for all kinds of wild species at Radical Raptors.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay trip builder.

Getting from Wilderness to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Garden of Eden
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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Radical Raptors ©
Radical Raptors
Plett Puzzle Park ©
Plett Puzzle Park

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