Garden Route Tourism

Located in the south-eastern part of South Africa, Garden Route has gained strong foothold among the internationally acclaimed tourist destinations. It is easy to reach there as the Cape Town airport offers most convenient way to reach. Moreover, George and Port Elizabeth airports are two more options to reach there. N2 highway connects this tourist spot with Cape Town city while N12 connect the same with Kimberley. N1 and N9 give easy connectivity with Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Pretoria.

Garden Route Tourism offers to visit

  • Dana Bay
  • George
  • Albertinia
  • Glentana
  • Monkeyland
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Dias Museum
  • Cango Caves
  • Cloudbase Paragliding
  • Wilderness Hydro

Next part of this article will tell you about the attractions

Dana Bay

Among the tourist destinations Dana Bay is a prominent name. Known as the heart of Cape Floral Kingdom, this bay is famous for scenic beauty and unique bird colonies. More than a combination of 85 species are seen in this beach. Besides, the white sandy beach areas and coastal sunset are some other points to add.


Located in between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, this Western Cape Province is a popular holiday destination of Garden Route. The road distance is 420 km from Cape Town and 320 from Port Elizabeth. In actual, it is the most important commercial and administrative hub of Garden Route. George museum, Outeniqua Mountains, forests, rivers and prosperous farmlands are popular most things over this spot. Besides, it offers wide range of restaurants with a combination of traditional, continental and international dishes.


Formally known as the home of the Aloe, this spot is located in between Riversdale and Mossel Bay. The aloe ferox produced here are extremely demanded in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Moreover, the same species is also demanded in paint manufacturing industry. In actual, Albertinia is situated in the nearby area of Langeberg Mountain range which creates a large livestock farming community.


Located in the adjacent areas of N2 highway, this Joubertina has gained a remarkable position among the famous tourist attractions of Garden Route. The scenic beauty is gets doubled in the time of spring as it brings out wide assortment of fruits and flowers.

Herolds Bay

Herolds Bay is acknowledged around the globe for its scenic beauty, swimming, fishing and surfing facilities. Located in a nearby place to George, this bay is getting more popularity among the travelers. George museum offers exclusive photographs, sketches and ox wagons filled with tents. To get complete refreshment from any tourist destination located in coastal area, Herolds Bay is a perfect name.

Apart from this, the list is giving some other names attracting the travelers in a great number.

  • Great Brak
  • Brenton On Sea
  • Hartenbos
  • Eden Bird Sanctuary
  • Keurbooms River nature Reserve
  • Feathererbed nature Reserve
  • Gouritsmond
  • Glentana

Beside the scenic and natural beauty, this destination offers golf courses, shopping malls, craft villages, retirement homes and bloukrans bridge bungy.