200 km of lagoon-filled wetlands, mountain forests and inviting sandy beaches awaits you on the Garden route. Soak in the natural beauty surrounding you, rejuvenate your soul and explore the very best of watersports in this unmissable area of the scenic Cape.
Live the Journey’s family-friendly Garden Route tour will start you in Montague, a picturesque town saturated in history and heritage. Explore it’s rustic charms and the lush valleys of Breede River before heading out on the spectacular Route 62 to the Ostrich capital of the world, Outshoorn. Your breath will be stolen by the stark change between green valleys and dry bush, but that’s not all that awaits. Outshoorn is also home to the Cango Caves- Africa’s largest show cave system, and adventure is calling you!
The Tsitsikamma National forest also beckons, just a short trip down the luscious N2. This unique biome embraces not only the delicate and unique fynbos so special to the Cape area- the only place in the world it occurs- but the reefs and rivers of the area’s rich coastal heritage too. Meet the indigenous fauna of the area up close and personal, and indulge in some adrenaline-pumping watersports and unmissable hiking opportunities.
Next stop on this scenic exploration is the breathtaking beauty of St Francis Bay, including surfer’s haven Jeffrey’s Bay. Play in the surf for a day before heading up to Knysna, home of lagoons and elephants. Explore her beaches, swim and surf some more, or take to the water by canoe, yacht or ferry.
Adventure beckons you onward to the Garden Route Game Lodge, nestling between Mossel Bay and Storms River Mouth, for some unique game spotting opportunities and then on again to Hermanus for a chance to see whales at play with their calves up close and personal. Round off the trip in Cape Town herself; and play, shop and party ‘til you drop. The city that has to be experienced to be understood, you’ll find unmissable cuisine, friendly faces and a permanent party atmosphere in South Africa’s Mother City.
Live the Journey’s unique Garden route tour takes you from quaint villages to bustling cities, offering spectacular chances to meet Africa’s animals in their natural habitat both on land and in the sea. Pump your adrenaline along the coast,or bask on the beautiful beaches of the area before finding the perfect bargain to take home along with your memories. Whatever your flavour of adventure, there’s the perfect moment just waiting for you.