6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

6 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Frankfurt
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  17 h
1
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Knysna
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Frankfurt

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves, and then stop by Bella-Mia Pottery. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Safari Ostrich Show Farm, take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass, and then steep yourself in history at St Jude's Anglican Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Oudtshoorn trip planning tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 17- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Oudtshoorn. Traveling from Frankfurt in June, expect Oudtshoorn to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Knysna Elephant Park, then stroll through Birds of Eden, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route National Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve, stroll through Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Knysna online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Oudtshoorn to Knysna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Oudtshoorn in June, Knysna is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Knysna

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Plettenberg Bay
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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Knysna Elephant Park ©
Knysna Elephant Park

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