7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Plettenberg Bay
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
George
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

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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.
Attractions like Brenton on Sea and Plett Puzzle Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Plettenberg Bay's surroundings by going to Knysna (Garden Route National Park, Knysna Heads, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve, pick up some local products at Elephant Walk Farm Stall, and make a splash at Water World Wild Waters Fun Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay trip site.

Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Plettenberg Bay: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a bus to George.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Knysna
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Brenton on Sea ©
Brenton on Sea
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay
Water World Wild Waters Fun Park ©
Water World Wild Waters Fun Park

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George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Bring the kids along to Wilderness Beach and Redberry Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near George: Oudtshoorn (Cango Wildlife Ranch, Cango Caves, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch Reformed Mother Church, explore the galleries of Pharoah Art Gallery, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and don't miss a visit to St Mark's Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the George trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a bus from Plettenberg Bay to George in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Plettenberg Bay in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in George. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in George

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wilderness, Oudtshoorn
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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Redberry Farm ©
Redberry Farm

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