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 + taxi:  2​h 45​min
1
Wilderness
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Cape Town

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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 14th (Mon), stroll through Wilderness Beach.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wilderness travel planner.

Cape Town to Wilderness is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Wilderness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Wilderness

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, then explore and take pictures at Swartberg Pass, and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Wilderness to Oudtshoorn in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

3
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.
Relax by the water at Brenton on Sea and Buffalo Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Knysna (Knysna Heads & Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Knysna Elephant Park, contemplate the long history of Nelson Bay Cave, do a tasting at Plettenvale Wines, and kick back and relax at Plettenberg Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay travel planner.

You can drive from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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
Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve

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