Road trips of the Garden Route allow you to explore some of South Africa’s most majestic landscapes and attractions. Travel from the rolling hills and valleys of the winelands, journey along the Atlantic coast, and stop in national parks and pretty villages along the way. We’ve curated a selection of recommended itineraries below. Alternatively, speak to our Destination Specialists and plan your bespoke Garden Route tour.
Our Grand Tour of South Africa allows you to see South Africa’s main attractions over 15 days. Begin in Johannesburg and make your way to Cape Town, exploring the Garden Route and Panorama Route along the way. Start along the Garden Route in Port Elizabeth, where you’ll find sandy beaches, luscious hills and colonial architecture. See Storms River gorge and the pretty coastal town of Plettenberg Bay before visiting the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Before visiting Cape Town you’ll have the chance to visit an ostrich farm.
The Garden Route Highlights Tour From Cape Town begins in this cosmopolitan city, taking you to the end of the Garden Route in Port Elizabeth over four days. Visit small colonial towns and admire their quaint architecture, walk nature trails and see baby sharks, spot dolphins on a boat trip and enjoy local delicacies including oysters and other seafood dishes. Visit Birds of Eden, where there are over 3,500 birds, before finishing in Port Elizabeth where you can relax on the beach or explore the city.
Alternatively, focus your Garden Route road trip on nature and pair your holiday with South Africa’s Eastern Cape on our Garden Route and Eastern Cape Safari. See farmlands and gorges, relax on the beach and enjoy the many types of delicious fresh seafood along one of the world’s most scenic drives.
There’s no question too small. Start planning your dream trip by talking to our Destination Specialists.
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