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Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park

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Address: Knysna, South Africa
Phone Number: (044) 302 5600
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$390*
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4-Day Garden Route Tour from Cape Town

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There's a tremendous amount to do on the Garden Route. I only had 3 days and this wasn't nearly enough. The multiple charming towns, each with their own unique features... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

There's a tremendous amount to do on the Garden Route. I only had 3 days and this wasn't nearly enough. The multiple charming towns, each with their own unique features, unbelievable ocean, forest and mountain vistas and aquatic adventures almost at every corner means you have to set aside a lot of time to visit. Take two weeks and lose... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a nice drive with pleasant scenery along the way but I wouldn't say it was a tourist attraction in itself. i.e. if you happen to need to drive through the area, it's a good route.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Although it was the end of Summer Season, I felt the drive through the Garden Route was beautiful. We missed out on many of the blooming bushes but still, this was a beautiful drive.

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Grabouw, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Canoeiing, hiking, sight seeing, history museum visits, old passes, restuarants, see life always our favourite place to visit

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Minnesota
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We came to the Garden Route after being in the Cape Peninsula, north to Clanwilliam, the wine area around Stellenbosch, then into the Klein Karoo/Oudtshoorn area. What a change! Evergreen trees, oceans, estuaries. The hiking trails in Tsitsikamma took us along a river gorge to the ocean. Hermanus has a beautiful Cliff Walk along the coast. Knysna has an island... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stopped in the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park en route from Addo to Knysna. We were excited to see the suspension bridges over Storms River Mouth. From the suspension bridges, the views were spectacular. However, the bridges themselves were not nearly as precarious or precipitous as promised. The short hike to the bridges was nice and... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have always been in awe of this area and visited many times - Every time I find new exciting and beautiful spots and cannot wait for my next visit

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

For a short quick trip, to a 2 km walk about. If you have 5 min to view the tree, or an hour or 3 to view the forests, this stop is well worth it. The area is well looked after,with a boardwalk leading up to the tree, thereafter bush trail. Take your camera with, even though I doubt you... More 

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London
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The countryside, the sea, the woodland, the park with the suspension bridges all make this well worth a stop

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We spent three days driving the Garden Route from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth before flying to Kruger. We should have done 4 or 5. We flew into CT around 11 am and rented a car and drove to Mossel Bay via Stellenboch and Franschhoek. We stopped for a nice lunch in Stellenboch before taking a beautiful mountain pass where... More 

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