The Garden Route lies between the Outeniqua Mountains, the Tsitsikamma Mountains and the Indian Ocean. The Main Route starts in Mossel Bay in the Western Cape and ends in Tsitsikamma in the Eastern Cape. Some stretch the Garden Route to Jeffrey's Bay and Port Elizabeth
The Garden Route is one of the most beautiful regions of South Africa with pristine beaches, mountains, lakes, rivers, kloofs and forests.
In the first section between Mossel Bay and George are small villages such as Groot Brakriver, Glentana and Heroldsbaai. In George is a domestic airport, with daily flights from and to Johannesburg and weekly Cape Town.
Further comes the coastal villages Wilderness, Sedgefield, Buffels Bay, the lagoon town of Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Nature Valley, followed by the Tsitsikamma Forest and the little village Stormsriver.
The last section runs along the coast lint to Cape St. Francis and the village of St. Francis Bay.
Garden Route Nationalpark - Cape Nature Reserve
The Gardenroute Nationalpark was established in March 2009. Existing parks like the Tsitsikamma Nationalpark, Wilderness Nationalpark, Knysna National Lake Area as well as various other Nature Reserves and state-owned land were merged and are managed now from SAN Parks South Africa.
The park covers an area of 1.210 km² and includes 605 km² indigenous forests. It starts in Wilderness in the west and ends in Cape St. Francis in St. Francis Bay in the east.
The area is famous for its natural beauty and unspoiled nature.
Activities in the Garden Route Nationalpark
For Nature Lovers and Sport enthusiastics the area offers a wide variety of Leisure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Tree Top Canopy Tours
- Wildlife and Safari
- Beach Holidays
- Water Activities
- Nature Reserves
and so much more.
We gladly assist our guests with planning their days tours and activities.