6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Pamplemousses, Mauritius
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  14 h 30 min
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Pamplemousses, Mauritius

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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.
Family-friendly places like Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and Robberg Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plett Puzzle Park and Radical Raptors. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Birds of Eden and get outside with Knysna Elephant Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Plettenberg Bay trip generator.

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pamplemousses to Plettenberg Bay is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Pamplemousses in August, things will get a bit cooler in Plettenberg Bay: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

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Knysna Elephant Park
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Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Plett Puzzle Park ©
Plett Puzzle Park

1
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 10th (Thu): get your game on at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities, then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, and then relax in the rural setting at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Oudtshoorn itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm ©
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities ©
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge - Activities

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