15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

15 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Garden Route itinerary planner

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Oudtshoorn
— 4 nights
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Wilderness
— 3 nights
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Plettenberg Bay
— 7 nights
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Oudtshoorn

— 4 nights

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.
Visiting Pinnacle Point Golf Club and Meerkat Magic will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Santos Beach and George Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oudtshoorn: La Chocolaterie Rococo (in Great Brak River) and Mossel Bay (St. Blaize Trail, Shark Diving, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through De Zeekoe Farm and relax in the rural setting at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn day trip tool.

Berlin, Germany to Oudtshoorn is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Oudtshoorn. In February, daily temperatures in Oudtshoorn can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wilderness.

Things to do in Oudtshoorn

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

Wilderness

— 3 nights
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wilderness National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Half Collared Kingfisher Trail and Kaaimans Waterfall. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Wilderness Lagoon, get great views at Dolphin Point Lookout, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wilderness day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Oudtshoorn to Wilderness takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Wilderness sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Wilderness

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Plettenberg Bay

— 7 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary and Simola Golf. We've included these beaches for you: Buffalo Bay and Plettenberg Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plettenberg Bay: Sedgefield Craft Brewery (in Sedgefield), Knysna (St George's Anglican Church, Jandreart Studio, &more) and Otter Trail (in Tsitsikamma National Park). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Radical Raptors, get a taste of the local shopping with Elephant Walk Farm Stall, play a few rounds at Goose Valley Golf Club, and look for gifts at La Carla Mask Atelier.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Plettenberg Bay tour planner.

Traveling by car from Wilderness to Plettenberg Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Plettenberg Bay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips