6 days in Kenton-on-Sea, Jeffreys Bay & Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Kenton-on-Sea, Jeffreys Bay & Garden Route Itinerary

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6 days in Kenton-on-Sea, Jeffreys Bay & Garden Route Itinerary

Start: East London
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Kenton-on-Sea
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Jeffreys Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tsitsikamma National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Wilderness
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Plettenberg Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
7
Knysna
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Oudtshoorn
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
End: George

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Kenton-on-Sea

Kenton-on-Sea ©
Kenton-on-Sea, more commonly known as Kenton, is a small coastal town on the Sunshine Coast, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. On the 1st (Sun), appreciate the history behind The Big Pineapple, contemplate the waterfront views at Kowie River, and then kick back and relax at Kariega Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Mosaic Studio, visit a coastal fixture at Fish River Lighthouse, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Plan trip to Kenton-on-Sea with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

East London to Kenton-on-Sea is an approximately 2-hour car ride. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Jeffreys Bay.

Things to do in Kenton-on-Sea

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Alfred, The Big Pineapple
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Kariega Beach ©
Kariega Beach
Kowie River ©
Kowie River
Mosaic Studio ©
Mosaic Studio

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Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jeffreys Bay sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Kenton-on-Sea to Jeffreys Bay takes 2.5 hours. April in Jeffreys Bay sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Knysna.

Things to do in Jeffreys Bay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Dolphin Beach
Dolphin Beach

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Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the views from Storms River Suspension Bridge and then make a trip to Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Tsitsikamma National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Jeffreys Bay to Tsitsikamma National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Tsitsikamma National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Knysna.
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Storms River Suspension Bridge ©
Storms River Suspension Bridge
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree ©
Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree

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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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Knysna trip planner .

You can take a bus from Tsitsikamma National Park to Knysna in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Plettenberg Bay on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Knysna

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Wilderness Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wilderness trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a bus from Knysna to Wilderness in an hour. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Knysna in April since evenings lows in Wilderness dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Wilderness

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll through Plett Puzzle Park and then steep yourself in history at Nelson Bay Cave.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary tool .

Plettenberg Bay is just a short distance from Knysna. In April, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Knysna

Knysna
You've now added Knysna Lagoon to your itinerary.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Knysna road trip site .

Knysna is just a short distance from Plettenberg Bay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Wilderness.

Things to do in Knysna

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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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.
The Cango Caves has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Lugro Ostrich Leather Products. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of The Cango Caves, then relax in the rural setting at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, and then experience rural life at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Oudtshoorn travel website .

Traveling by car from Wilderness to Oudtshoorn takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

#Nature, #Parks
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The Cango Caves ©
The Cango Caves

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