5 days in George & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

5 days in George & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

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5 days in George & Tsitsikamma National Park Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
George
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Storms River
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

2
nights
George

George ©
Benefiting from a pleasant climate and prime location on the Garden Route, the town of George serves as the Southern Cape's premier tourism hub.
Visit Dutch Reformed Mother Church and Montagu Pass Old Toll House for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Perdepoort Horse Tails. Change things up with these side-trips from George: St. Blaize Trail (in Mossel Bay) and De Rust (Meiringspoort Waterfall & Meiringspoort). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Dolphin Point Lookout and look for gifts at The Fudgemaster.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our George online trip itinerary builder .

Cape Town to George is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Storms River.

Things to do in George

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Wilderness, De Rust, St. Blaize Trail
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Montagu Pass Old Toll House ©
Montagu Pass Old Toll House
St. Blaize Trail ©
St. Blaize Trail
Meiringspoort Waterfall ©
Meiringspoort Waterfall

2
nights
Storms River

Storms River ©
Located on the famous Garden Route along the Indian Ocean coast, Storms River serves as a gateway to the nearby national park, drawing adventurous souls and ecotourists.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): trek along Waterfall Trail and then hike along Otter Trail. On the next day, take in the views from Storms River Suspension Bridge and then hike along The Dolphin Trail.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Storms River attractions website .

You can drive from George to Storms River in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Storms River are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Storms River

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Tsitsikamma National Park
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The Dolphin Trail ©
The Dolphin Trail
Otter Trail ©
Otter Trail
Waterfall Trail ©
Waterfall Trail

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