8 days in Garden Route Itinerary

8 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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Oudtshoorn
— 3 nights
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Plettenberg Bay
— 4 nights
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Oudtshoorn — 3 nights

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.
Step out of Oudtshoorn to go to George and see Redberry Farm, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cango Caves, stroll through Cango Wildlife Ranch, experience rural life at Safari Ostrich Farm, and take a memorable drive along Swartberg Pass.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Oudtshoorn is minus 1 hour. In June, Oudtshoorn is colder than Riyadh - with highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Plettenberg Bay.
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Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors
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Plettenberg Bay — 4 nights

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 (Garden Route National Park, The Motorcycle Room, &more) and Tsitsikamma National Park (Suspension Bridge & Bloukrans Bridge). The adventure continues: stroll through Robberg Nature Reserve and kick back and relax at Sanctuary Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Plettenberg Bay online vacation planner.

Getting from Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Oudtshoorn in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Plettenberg Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches
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