We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Garden Route

South Africa
+27 21 935 4800
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$693.89*
and up
7-Day Garden Route with Winelands, Addo Safari from Cape Town
More Info
US$775.53*
and up
8-Day Garden Route from Cape Town: Cape Point, Winelands, Safari
More Info
US$2,212.29*
and up
11-Day South Africa Highlights Tour from Johannesburg
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ostrich farm” (7 reviews)
“hired a car” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 21 935 4800
Ways to Experience Garden Route
from US$693.90
More Info
from US$775.50
More Info
from US$70.50
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (107)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"plettenberg bay"
in 9 reviews
"ostrich farm"
in 7 reviews
"hired a car"
in 7 reviews
"cango caves"
in 8 reviews
"table mountain"
in 9 reviews
"port elizabeth"
in 5 reviews
"south africa"
in 13 reviews
"shamwari game reserve"
in 4 reviews
"self drive"
in 6 reviews
"cape town"
in 38 reviews
"addo elephant park"
in 4 reviews
"long drive"
in 4 reviews
"white shark"
in 4 reviews
"storms river"
in 3 reviews
"three nights"
in 2 reviews
"lovely beach"
in 2 reviews
"atlantic and indian oceans"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed today

Beautiful landscapes and activities to choose all the way down from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Totally worth it if you have enough time in South Africa. I would say that Tsitsikama National Park and Jeffrey's Bay where the highlights for me.

Thank Sarah S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 April 2018

If you are hiring a car and driving anywhere on the main road between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth (in fact anywhere in the East or West Cape....be VERY VERY careful of your speed. Do not go over 2 digits over of the speed limited....More

2  Thank Clifford M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Wow we travelled the garden route wat a fantastic experience got to see baboons on the way with their babys. Long on going roads with wildlife on route its out of rhis world. Also seeing little villages n towns on the way n meeting the...More

Thank Juliewebb1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We only have three weeks in RSA. One week in Cape Town and Paarl for a wedding, a day in Oudst for the caves, three nights in Plettenberg for the Garden Route and then onwards. One could spend forever on the GR, there are so...More

1  Thank HalDavies
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This was a wonderful holiday which was a retirement gift from my son who came with me. The only down side was having to travel world traveller on BA who are probably now below Ryan Air in terms of service and comfort, in my opinion....More

2  Thank sussexc0aster
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Spectacular scenery and really good roads. We hired a car from Cape Town and drove via the Garden Route to Port Elizabeth. It was safe and everyone we met were friendly and helpful.To do this trip justice you need at least 10 days. We did...More

2  Thank Anthony C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Travel guides disagree on the length, starting and ending point of this route. The leader of our 18 Day Kaleidoscope of South Africa tour described it as a spectacular drive from Port Elizabeth, through Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, and The Wilderness to Mossel...More

3  Thank CJW913
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Daughter and I visited the Garden Route in December 2017. We were a little anxious about travelling alone, but have felt safe, and South Africa is a wonderful country. Make sure you have small change to tip petrol pump and parking attendants. We started by...More

2  Thank HandBaggageTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We began our Garden Route tour with Bryan picking us up from the Table Bay Hotel in Capetown. He was very sociable, and gave us a lot of information from the moment he picked us up until he dropped us off 4 days later at...More

2  Thank pe4all4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Such a long route started after Cape Town all the way crossing many beautiful places. I went on Garden Route Trip for 10 days to Knysna, George, Elizabeth Port, Agulhas and back to Cape Town. A lot of fun. Many stops in every city for...More

Thank Abu_Firas_11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 393 hotels in Western Cape
The Plettenberg Hotel
633 reviews
.13 km away
The Old Rectory
38 reviews
.39 km away
Bayview Hotel
148 reviews
.52 km away
Grand Africa Rooms
401 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Blue Monkey Cafe
29 reviews
.49 km away
Clare's Cakes & Deli
186 reviews
.59 km away
SeaFood at The Plettenberg
226 reviews
.12 km away
Chez Laurent
118 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Robberg Nature Reserve
1,925 reviews
.65 km away
Secrets of Knysna Forest
8 reviews
.63 km away
Plettenberg Beach
191 reviews
.69 km away
Garden Route Wolf Sanctuary
163 reviews
.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
travelerP6979KQ
8 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Anthony C | Reviewed this property |
You will definitely will not see much in 3 days, you'll be too busy driving to get each destination. If you are in Cape Town then a good trip would be down to Knysna. Beautiful little town with lots of places to stay and... More
0
Votes
london702
9 August 2017|
Answer
Response from TravelReviewer1983 | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend a self-drive, especially that you can rent a car for $20USD per day. We did it in the end of July and had a great time and decent weather.
2
Votes
;