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Activities in the Garden Route

HelloGardenRoute pre-books all preferred activities, adding to your seamless ‘just come on holiday and enjoy’ experience.

Read our ‘Garden Route for Families’ Blog here – top recommended activities and attractions for all

Regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the country, the Garden Route is a dramatic area dense with forests, beaches, rivers, lakes, kloofs and more. Jam-packed with things to do, visitors are spoilt for choice…here’s some of our favorites and most popular activities on offer:

  • Microlight and Gyrocopter Scenic Flights from Wilderness & Knysna
  • Day visits to Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Radical Raptors and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness & Rehab Center
  • Walk with Giraffe
  • Day Safaris to see the Big 5 (malaria free safaris)
  • Knysna Heads Sunset Cruise
  • Wilderness Touws River Boat Cruise
  • Scuba Diving & Snorkelling
  • Keurbooms River canoe, stand up paddling and champagne river cruises
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Mountain Biking through the Forests
  • Power Van up the Outeniqua Mountains
  • Elephant Encounters & Rides
  • Bird Watching in the Wilderness National Park
  • Kaaimans Waterfall Abseiling (highest in the Garden Route)
  • Tsitsikamma Waterfall Ziplining Adventures
  • Blackwater Tubing down the Storms River
  • Skydive Plettenberg Bay and/or Mossel Bay
  • Horse Trails in the Indigenous Forests
  • Treetop Canopy Tours
  • Segway Tours in Tsitsikamms and Knysna
  • Ride an Ostrich in Oudtshoorn
  • Meerkat Safari Adventures
  • Lion Feeding Experience
  • Free Roaming Cheetah Experience
  • Local Township Tours
  • Bloukrantz Bridge Bungee Jumping (highest commercial bungee jump in the world)
  • Paragliding/Hangliding in Wilderness and Sedgefield
  • Exploring the Cango Caves
  • Getting close and personal with animals at the Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Visit one of South Africa’s Natural Heritage Sites, the Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Whale & Dolphin Watching
  • Learn how to Surf
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Water Parks

 And so much more… Enquire now!

HelloGardenRoute strives to promote and support Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) certified companies, such as Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours. That way, your travel benefits local communities and economies and a guarantee is given that the business is operated ethically and in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.


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