6 Day Road Trip Along the Garden Route

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6 Day Road Trip Along the Garden Route

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Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

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6 days

731 km

  • Walking in the gigantic hedge maze on Redberry Farm in George.
  • Canoeing to a hidden waterfall on Kaaimansrivier
  • Make a stop in the beautiful Knysna and stock up
  • Shopping in the Sedgefield WIld Oats Market.
  • Exploring the beauty of Robberg Nature Reserve.
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Author Bio

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Hi there, my name is Fathima Kathree, an adventure seeker from the Eastern Cape. I’m an online English teacher who recently moved to Cape Town, in my little hatchback, to explore the Mother City and appreciate all it has to offer. I’m very excited to discover the untamed beauty and experiences of Africa.

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Drove to George via Oudtshoorn for a 1 night stay. Explored the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn. 484 George
Day 2-3 Drove to Wilderness for a 2 night stay. 16 Wilderness
Day 4 Drove to Knysna for a 1 night stay. Stopped at the Sedgefield Wild Oats market along the way. 47 Knysna
Day 5 Drove to Tsitsikamma National Park for a 1 night stay. 107 Tsitsikamma National Park
Day 6 Drove to Plettenberg Bay for a 1 night stay. 77 Plettenberg Bay

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Robberg Nature Reserve, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits:
Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Half collared kingfisher trail in WIlderness, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Swartberg Pass near Oudtshoorn, South Africa | Photo credits: Half collared kingfisher trail in WIlderness, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Robberg Nature Reserve, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits:
Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Half collared kingfisher trail in WIlderness, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree
Swartberg Pass near Oudtshoorn, South Africa | Photo credits: Half collared kingfisher trail in WIlderness, SOuth Africa | Photo credits: Suspension bridge in Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Kaaimansrivier mouth in Wilderness, South Africa | Photo credits: Fathima Kathree

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