7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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7 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Wilderness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Wilderness

Wilderness ©
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.
Wild Wings Safaris has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Wilderness Beach and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Wild Wings Safaris. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilderness National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wilderness sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Wilderness is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Wilderness. In July, Wilderness is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Plettenberg Bay.

Things to do in Wilderness

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wild Wings Safaris
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Wilderness National Park ©
Wilderness National Park
Wilderness Beach ©
Wilderness Beach
Wild Wings Safaris ©
Wild Wings Safaris

2
nights
Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
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 Horseback Riding Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Scarab Village and Porcupine Ceramics. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plettenberg Bay: Knysna (Jandreart Studio, Holy Trinity Church, & more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Radical Raptors, learn about winemaking at Lodestone Wines, and contemplate the long history of Nelson Bay Cave.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Plettenberg Bay day trip planning site .

Take a bus from Wilderness to Plettenberg Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Wilderness in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Plettenberg Bay. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plettenberg Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Knysna
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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Buffalo Bay ©
Buffalo Bay
Jandreart Studio ©
Jandreart Studio

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