6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wilderness
— Few hours
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Mumbai

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Brenton on Sea and Buffalo Bay. Visiting Knysna Heads and Robberg Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. There's more to do: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay itinerary maker.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to Plettenberg Bay is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in August, plan for slightly colder days in Plettenberg Bay, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wilderness.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

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Knysna
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Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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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.
On the 19th (Sat), have fun at Acrobranch Wildwoods and then kick back and relax at Wilderness Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Wilderness sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Plettenberg Bay to Wilderness takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wilderness, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilderness

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Acrobranch Wildwoods ©
Acrobranch Wildwoods

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