East of Cape Town you find this necklace of cliffs, beaches, towns, lakes and forests.Coupled with this splendour is an array of activities walk with elephants, close encounters with dolphins and whales, swing with africas monkeys, walk the forests, enjoy the sunshine on white beaches or even jump the 201m bungi.
To reach the Garden Route you will travel via Route 62 the contrasting, arid beauty of the Klein Karoo. Oudsthoorn is home to the South African Ostrich industy, and the Cango Caves.
Top attractions:Knynsa Lagoon, at the heart of the Garden Route, guarded by sandstone Heads and surrounded by mountains, forests, lakes and the ocean.
Plettenberg Bay, an exclusive holiday town overlooking the Indian Ocean great swimming, whale and dolphin safaris.
Cango Caves. A guided tour through three kilometres of illuminated, subterranean wonderland of passageways and chambers.
Ostrich Farm. Visit a working Ostich farm, learn more about the worlds largest bird and how its feathers were once known as South Africas white gold
Tsitsikamma Forest National Park. Africas oldest marine reserve, and heavily wooded forests offer underwater trail and number of scenic hiking trails.
Other: Knysna Elephant Park, Monkey Land, Featherbed Nature Reserve, BlouKrans Bungi Jump.