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Tour the Garden Route in South Africa

Day 8: Tour the Garden Route in South Africa: Mossel Bay, Wilderness, Knysna - The Heads and Plettenberg Bay

  • Cape Agulhas: Known as the southernmost point in Africa, contrary to what is believed of Cape Good Hope, on the Cape Peninsula, this is the place where the warm stream of Agulhas and the cold of Benguela meet.
  • De Hoop: This impressive nature reserve is one of the most essential places to see on the Garden Route. With different trails, among which the 5-day Whale Trail stands out, if you only have a day or a few hours, we advise you to opt for the Coastal Path or Koppie Allen, which will take you to one of the most fascinating landscapes of South Africa in which The protagonists are the white sand dunes, the coast and the whales, which come to this area of ​​the country between June and November.
  • Mossel Bay: In the west of the Garden Rute in South Africa is Mossel Bay, a town well known in the country for being a summer destination, to which we have to confess, we do not find much charm, although it is a stop Perfect to stretch your legs and drink something in front of the sea.
  • Wilderness: With a famous 18-kilometer beach, this town without too much interest, is another perfect place to stop to eat and enjoy the incredible views of the surrounding landscapes.
  • Knysna - The Heads: Known for being one of the most famous cities on the Garden Route in South Africa, Knysna is the perfect stop to learn a little more about the culture of this area of ​​the country as well as enjoying stunning landscapes.
  • Plettenberg Bay: Very popular and popular with locals, Pletterberg Bay is a small town with Lookout Beach, more than 10 kilometers long, and Keurbooms Beach, a virgin beach.
  • Tsitsikamma: In our experience, the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve is one of the essentials on the Garden Route, especially its famous path of the suspension bridges.
South Africa in 25 days. Full Itinerary