7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  18​h 30​min
1
Oudtshoorn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Knysna
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore and take pictures at Swartberg Pass, then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, and then experience rural life at Cango Ostrich Show Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cango Wildlife Ranch, experience rural life at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, and then experience rural life at Safari Ostrich Show Farm.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary website .

Frankfurt, Germany to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Oudtshoorn due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in March, with highs in Oudtshoorn at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Knysna.

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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Ostrich Show Farm ©
Cango Ostrich Show Farm

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Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Explore Knysna's surroundings by going to Robberg Nature Reserve (in Plettenberg Bay) and The Crags (Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, Birds of Eden, & more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, stroll through Featherbed Nature Reserve, and get engrossed in the history at Old Gaol and Art Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Knysna road trip planning website .

You can drive from Oudtshoorn to Knysna in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Knysna are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Crags, Robberg Nature Reserve
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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