The Garden Route and the Little Karoo Sights

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Knysna 6

Oudtshoorn 4

Plettenberg Bay 4

De Rust 2

The Crags 2

Mossel Bay 2

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve 1

Little Karoo 1

Tsitsikamma 1

Wilderness 1

George 1

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Beach–Sight 7

Cave 1

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Museum/ Gallery 3

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 2

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 3

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 1

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 3

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  • Beach–Sight

This beach is about 10 km (6 miles) from Plett—right on the eastern edge of the bay. If you're fit, you can walk all the way from here...

Leisure Isle

  • Beach–Sight

In the middle of the Knysna lagoon, Leisure Isle has a few tiny strands of beach but is essentially a low-lying island populated with...

Lookout Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Traditionally one of Plettenberg Bay's most popular beaches, Lookout Beach underwent radical change in recent years after the beach was...


  • Zoo/Aquarium

This refuge is houses abused and abandoned primates, most of which were once pets or laboratory animals. They now roam in a huge enclosed...

Mons Ruber Estate

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

This estate is named after the Red Hills that dominate the landscape and whose soil creates the perfect environment for growing grapes...

Outeniqua Transport Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

This museum in a huge hangarlike building is a steam train enthusiast's delight, with 13 beautifully kept steam locomotives and other...

Robberg Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Just on the other side of the Beacon Isle hotel, the unmissable building at the end of the tombolo (a sand spit linking the island to...

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Arguably the Western Cape's most authentic Big Five reserve, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is within relatively easy reach of Cape Town (270...

Tsitsikamma Section of the Garden Route National Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

If you want to see some of the most fantastic scenery along the Garden Route by foot, then this area that hugs the coast between Nature's...

Wilderness Section of the Garden Route National Park

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

This 299,000-acre reserve stretches east along the coast for 31 km (19 miles). A wetlands paradise, the park draws birders from all over...