15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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Oudtshoorn
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Knysna
— 4 nights
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Tsitsikamma National Park
— 8 nights

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©

Ostrich Capital of the World

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.
Go for a jaunt from Oudtshoorn to George to see Montagu Pass Old Toll House about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cango Caves, look for gifts at Bella-Mia Pottery, relax in the rural setting at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Oudtshoorn trip maker website.

Johannesburg to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Oudtshoorn: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Knysna.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Cango Caves ©
Cango Caves
Swartberg Pass ©
Swartberg Pass
Cango Wildlife Ranch ©
Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Knysna

Knysna ©
Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer.
Change things up with these side-trips from Knysna: Plettenberg Bay (Robberg Nature Reserve & St Peters Anglican Church) and The Crags (Forest Nature Spa, Birds of Eden, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Knysna Heads, tour the pleasant surroundings at Featherbed Nature Reserve, glide through the air with FlyTime Paragliding South Africa, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Garden Route National Park.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Knysna trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Knysna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Knysna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tsitsikamma National Park.

Things to do in Knysna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Robberg Nature Reserve ©
Robberg Nature Reserve
Knysna Heads ©
Knysna Heads
Birds of Eden ©
Birds of Eden

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Tsitsikamma National Park

Tsitsikamma National Park ©
On a tour of Tsitsikamma National Park, walk through an 800-year-old forest of endemic yellowwood trees, explore diverse coastlines, and hit the array of hiking trails.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tsitsikamma National Park: Dutch Reformed Church (in Kareedouw) and Cadeau Hiking Trails (in Witelsbos). On the 25th (Wed), hike the day away at The Dolphin Trail. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours, trek along Waterfall Trail, stroll through Otter Trail, and push the limits with Face Adrenalin.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tsitsikamma National Park driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Knysna to Tsitsikamma National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Tsitsikamma National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tsitsikamma National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours ©
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours
Untouched Adventures ©
Untouched Adventures
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge

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