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From Cape Town to Port Elizabeth along South Africa's Southern coastline, one will find the breathtaking stretch of land called The Garden Route. Mainly due it's dense and beautiful forest areas, this area has become not only a scenic drive, but also a hotspot for tourists and backpackers wanting to break away from Cape Town. Join one of many Garden Route tours which can be done as part of a group or private.

Only some of the activities and highlights found along the garden route

There are many little towns, things to see and hotels one can find along the way, and our guides will make sure you see and experience these options as they have been gathering this information over the last few years. We make use of quality hotels and accommodation on all our Garden Route Tours making sure you are not only relaxed, but comfortable.

The Garden Route starts in Mossel Bay and heads mostly along the coast to Tsitsikamma. The distance between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is about 800 km's. This area is blessed with the most beautiful beaches, safaris and forests in South Africa. We can build and customise any of our advertised Garden Route tours and make sure you get exactly what you want from your holiday.

South Africa Wildlife, museums and adventure can be found on the 6 day garden route tours

The South Africa Garden Route is a narrow coastal belt between the Indian Ocean on the one side, and mountain ranges parallel with the coast, where the distance between coast and mountains can range between 10 - 25 kilometres. Cold fronts move in over the Indian Ocean and the mountain ranges will stop these cold fronts with abundant rainfall on this narrow coastal belt. This creates a perfect rain forest situation, and from there the lush, evergreen vegitation - "The Garden Route of South Africa". Have a look at the top menu for links to the Garden Route tours we offer.

It also creates a situation where, beyond the high mountain ranges, areas which can be described as "semi - desert" areas with very low rainfall - the areas referred to as the Little Karoo, and has become world renowned as the Ostrich Capital of the World - Oudtshoorn. We will be able to offer you Big Five tours along The Garden Route in and around the popular Addo Elephant National Park - 3rd largest park in South Africa. With this option you can make a one-way trip to the city of Port Elizabeth and get a connection flight to your next destination.

Safaris and wildlife activities are everywhere to find along the Garden Route

The town of Oudtshoorn is blessed to have a unique mountain range known as the "Swartberg Mountain Range" - Black Mountain Range directly translated - which has extraordinary stalactite and stalacmite formations, which are known as the Famous Cango Caves. The Cango Caves are the second most visited natural attraction in South Africa, just behind Table Mountain in Cape Town. The Cango Caves provide guided tours on a daily basis and is usually included in all Garden Route tours.

As a natural extension to your Garden Route Experience, we can also offer you a Big Five Safari in a Malaria-free area. This will mean that we extend your normal Garden Route Tours to the Eastern Cape Province Game Reserves. The Garden Route, on average, is about 400 kilometres from central Cape Town. Therefore if you want to visit some of the mentioned itinerary highlights, you cannot visit the area in less than 3 days. We have compiled the below Garden Route tours to give you the best possible packages and Safari tours.

The cango wildlife ranch offer interactions with many different animals of south africa

We have been exploring and enjoying this magnificent stretch of land with guests from all over the world for the past 11 years. We give you the best of The Garden Route, Cape Town and South Africa, with a intimate, personal touch. Feel free to ask if you would like more information about our company, or details about the tours we offer.

On route to The Garden Route, one can also explore whale watching in season with the famous Hermanus - Capital of the Whale watching route. Furthermore, one can also visit the Southernmost Tip of Africa - Cape Agulhas, and as an extension to your Garden Route, you can also visit several Game Parks of the Eastern Cape Province. One that definitely needs to be mentioned, is the famous Addo Elephant National Park.

Explore the attractions on this clickable map reflecting Cape Town and The Garden Route - The Southern coast of South Africa

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Shipwreck Museum
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Cango Caves
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Dias Museum
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