A long stretch of golden beaches set against a mountainous backdrop, the splendidly scenic Garden Route is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa. Although there is a wide range of guided tours and holidays for the Garden Route, this easy, safe and friendly destination makes for a fantastic self-drive experience for families and romantics alike.
When you're touring the Garden Route, remember to enjoy the many day trips and activities on offer: canopy tours through the Tsitsikamma Forest are a must for nature lovers while visits to Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and the Elephant Sanctuary are non-negotiable for families with kids. And if you're a golf enthusiast, why not enjoy a round or two at some of the Garden Route's award-winning 18-hole courses?
A Garden Route holiday also combines well with a stay in Cape Town and ends off beautifully with an Eastern Cape safari; kick off with all the fun of the Mother City before hitting the beaches of the Garden Route and the malaria-free Big 5 reserves of the Eastern Cape.
Our selection of top Garden Route tours and holidays is comprehensive and includes shorter self-drive itineraries as well as longer guided holidays and perfect combination trips. If you can't find what you're looking for, just let us know and we'll tailor-make a trip for you.
Take in the highlights of the Cape at your own pace on this self-drive, high-end adventure that kicks off in Cape Town and ends with a malaria-free big game safari in a private reserve.
Take your time to stop and smell the flowers on this easy-paced self-drive tour of the magnificent Cape: fine wine, gourmet food and stunning scenery are followed by a malaria-free Big 5 safari.
Make sure you come in season - this tour is designed to showcase the extraordinary marine life of the Cape coast. Add on a Big 5 safari for the ultimate wildlife experience.
Use of a hire car and guided tours make this 2-week tour of the Cape an easy can-do holiday - start in ever-popular Cape Town and end off with a big game safari in the malaria-free Eastern Cape.