7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Rabat
Fly:  29​h
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
Rabat

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Oudtshoorn

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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 19th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn itinerary maker.

Rabat, Morocco to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rabat to Oudtshoorn. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Plettenberg Bay.

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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves
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Swartberg Pass
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Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Plettenberg Bay

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Knysna Heads (in Knysna) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Tsitsikamma National Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Robberg Nature Reserve, pick up some local products at Elephant Walk Farm Stall, and surround yourself with nature on Knysna Elephant Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay itinerary builder.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Plettenberg Bay are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
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Knysna Elephant Park
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Birds of Eden

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