Ideal Destination For
- Food & Wine
- Multi Gen.
Points of Interest
Knysna, developed around a marine protected area in the form of an absorbing lagoon, offers endless opportunities for leisure and outdoor adventure. Beaches, mountains, rivers and water masses host the only forest elephant in South Africa, the rare Pansy Shell, the elusive Knysna Loerie, an abundance of waterfowl and forest birds, dolphins and visiting whales.
Craft shops, flea-markets and cosy cafés add to the charm of this town at the heart of the popular Garden Route.
George, the sixth-oldest town in South Africa is the hub of the Southern Cape, and a very popular holiday destination. Its greatest attributes are the scenic surrounds, with the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains, rivers, fertile farmlands, forests and wild flowers. The area is popular for land and water-based outdoor activities.
- Plettenberg Bay
Plett, as it is also known, is a resort town with a relaxed summer holiday vibe, offering sunny, golden beaches, buzzing night life and a high season cocktail circuit. Leisure activities on land and water, distilleries and wine farms, a primate sanctuary and bird aviary are all to be frequented, while the steep slopes leading into the sea offer exceptional views over the coastal vista.
Bordering the Garden Route on the inland side of the Outeniqua mountain range, the Klein Karoo hosts Oudtshoorn, the ostrich capital of the world. Winding scenic mountain passes through the unspoilt area leads to the historic town. The warm atmosphere of a predominantly agricultural settlement welcomes visitors into this part of the Cape Floral Kingdom World Heritage Site.