The Ultimate 14 Day Road Trip Along The Garden Route

Breathtaking Garden Route on a Self-Drive With Itinerary

The Ultimate 14 Day Road Trip Along The Garden Route

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Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

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14 days

1908 km

  • Explore the vibrant Victoria and Albert Waterfront in Cape Town.
  • Witness breathtaking views from atop Table Mountain.
  • Encounter majestic wildlife on an unforgettable safari at Amakhala Game Reserve.
  • Experience thrilling adventures along the Garden Route, including shark cage diving in Gansbaai.
  • Relax and soak up the sun on the beautiful beaches of Plettenberg Bay.
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Angela PriceUnited Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom

Where Angie Wanders is my labour of love and highlights travel destinations and bucket list experiences for travellers everywhere. I have been travelling the world for the last 35 years and have visited many amazing countries, each with a unique history and culture.

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1-4 Arrive in Cape Town, explore Victoria and Albert Waterfront, visit Table Mountain, explore Cape Peninsula. Stay 4 nights at Lawhill Luxury Waterfront Apartments. 3 Lawhill Luxury Waterfront Apartments
Day 5 Drive from Cape Town to Knysna, visit Knysna Heads, and stay 1 night at Knysna Elephant Park. 513 Knysna Elephant Park
Day 6 Drive from Knysna to Storms River, explore Tsitsikamma National Park, visit Storms River suspension bridge. Stay 1 night at Tsitsikamma Village Inn 71 Tsitsikamma Village Inn
Day 7-9 Drive from Storms River to Amakhala Game Reserve, go on safari's around the Game Reserve. Stay 3 nights at Quatermain’s 1920s Safari Camp. 342 Quatermain’s 1920s Safari Camp
Day 10-11 Drive from Amakhala Game Reserve to Plettenberg Bay, visit Plettenberg animal sanctuaries, relax by the sea. Stay 2 nights at Milkwood Manor on Sea. 401 Milkwood Manor on Sea
Day 12-14 Drive from Plettenberg Bay to Gansbaai, visit Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, go horseback riding, visit ancient caves, shark cage diving, forest and fynbos safari. Stay 3 nights at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. 435 Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Day 15 Drive from Gansbaai to Cape Town Airport 143 Cape Town Airport

Photo Gallery

Amakhala Quatermain | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Bloukrans Bridge | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Boulders Beach | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Grootbos Resort Gansbaai | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Knysna Elephants | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Knysna Lagoon Paddle Boat | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
knysnaheads | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Lawhill Apartments V&A Waterfront Cape Town | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Leopard | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Amakhala Quatermain | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Bloukrans Bridge | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Boulders Beach | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Grootbos Resort Gansbaai | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Knysna Elephants | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Knysna Lagoon Paddle Boat | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
knysnaheads | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Lawhill Apartments V&A Waterfront Cape Town | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)
Leopard | Photo Credits - Angie Price (whereangiewanders)

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