The Garden Route, a slender stretch of coastal plain situated between Mossel Bay and Storms River Mouth, stretches nearly 200km between lakes, bays, mountains and forests along the southern coast of Africa. This coastal drive links a series of charming towns interspersed with natural wonder. Along the way, every kind of adventure activity is possible. With is moderately hot summers and mild winters any time of the year is good for visiting this area, depending if you enjoy a peaceful retreat during the winter months, or a bustling holiday destination during the summer.
Garden of Eden and Harkerville
Enjoy an indigenous forest walk through the Garden of Eden with its big Eucalyptus tress that towers into the forest canopy. A few kilometers on is the turn off to Hakerville which has spectacular views of the rugged coastline.
A world renowned surfer's paradise, the coastal town of Jeffery's Bay is a mere 75 km from Port Elizabeth. Jeffreys Bay is the ideal base from which to explore the untouched Baviaanskloof Wilderness area, Tsitsikamma, Langkloof, Gamtoos Valleys of the Kouga as well as the Port Elizabeth and Addo area. Watch the surfers in action, dolphins at play, soak up the sun on the safe bathing beaches or explore the region.