7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Victoria Falls
Fly:  14​h
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  13​h
End: Victoria Falls

4
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 Tsitsikamma National Park (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours & Storms River Suspension Bridge) and Knysna (Knysna Heads & Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park). There's still lots to do: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay online itinerary creator.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Victoria Falls in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Plettenberg Bay: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Oudtshoorn.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Knysna, Storms River Suspension Bridge
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads

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 (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Swartberg Pass, explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, and then look for gifts at Lugro Ostrich Leather Products. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, explore and take pictures at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and then relax in the rural setting at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oudtshoorn itinerary maker.

You can drive from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 17th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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