Route 62, winding through the picturesque Klein Karoo, offers a breathtaking alternative to the coastal N2 route along the Garden Route. This scenic drive is a true gem, boasting stunning landscapes, warm weather year-round, and a wealth of activities for both adults and children. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat in nature or an adventure-filled family getaway, Route 62 has something for everyone.

One of the highlights of Route 62 is its diverse agricultural and viticultural industries. Along the route, you’ll encounter ostrich farms, where you can learn about these fascinating birds and even ride one if you’re feeling adventurous. You’ll also pass by famous vineyards and olive plantations, where you can sample some of the region’s finest wines and olive oils.

Wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled by the variety of animals that call Route 62 home. From cheeky penguins to majestic whales, from playful dolphins to the endangered Cape Vultures, the route offers plenty of opportunities for wildlife sightings. You might even spot some bats, big and small game, and a variety of creatures in the rock pools and on the beaches along the coast.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Route 62 is a paradise. The landscapes along the route are nothing short of spectacular, with views that will take your breath away. Cape Point offers impressive vistas, while Table Mountain provides eye-catching views of the surrounding area. The Breede River and De Hoop Vlei are perfect for relaxing boat cruises, while the delicate Fynbos and steep rock walls provide ideal settings for picnics, hikes, and mountain biking adventures.

Families traveling with children will find plenty to keep the little ones entertained along Route 62. Historic rock art sites offer a glimpse into the region’s rich history, while safari programs specially designed for kids provide an educational and exciting wildlife experience. Children will also love exploring the frog-inhabited dams and playing on the beaches.

For adults looking for a bit of excitement, Route 62 offers a range of activities to enjoy. Explore underground wine cellars and sample some of the region’s finest wines, or try your hand at rock climbing for an adrenaline rush. Arts and crafts markets offer a chance to pick up some unique souvenirs, while local restaurants serve up delicious cuisine made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Route 62 has something for everyone. So pack your bags, hit the road, and get ready to experience the beauty and charm of this spectacular route through the Klein Karoo.


  • Duration
    12 Nights
  • Price From
  • Departs From
    Cape Town
  • Ends In
    The Cape Winelands
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