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Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park

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Address: Knysna, South Africa
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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We have been visiting Knysna and the garden route for the past decade. We never get bored as the natural beauty and serenity are unsurpassed any where in the world. This area is... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting Knysna and the garden route for the past decade. We never get bored as the natural beauty and serenity are unsurpassed any where in the world. This area is highly recommended for nature lover, the artist, the spiritualist, the animal lover, the person needing a break from the city. No matter who you are... if you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we drove from Oudtshoorn to George to Knysna. The dramatic changes in vegetation, rock colors, topography, animals and buildings is absolutely amazing! Today was Easter Sunday and near end of school holidays so a bit more car and caravan traffic but few big trucks so every driver seemed interested in the scenery and not in mad rushes to destination.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This route is easy to drive and beautiful. I drove from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth with two boys. They loved the route stopping off along the way at Knysna and Plett Bay. An amazing country with lovely people. Sue

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful area with sweeping tracts of coastal forest, fynbos and varied birdlife. Kynsna Lagoon teeming with birdlife. Lovely area in general.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you live in South Africa, you haven't visited the Garden Route but you've done many oversees trips, then you need to ask yourself.... Are you even South African? Undoubtedly the most scenic part of SA, with undulating roads, spectacular ocean views, unspoilt beaches, mountain passes, splendid green forests, gruelling hiking trails, delightful food and craft markets, tons of adventurous... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best town we visited was Plettenberg Bay, I thought. Knysna is good. I would omit Mossel Bay, unless very interested in Diaz Museum.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always heard about the garden route. But travelling it, was an awesome experience. It is really worth the while to take a drive. Just don't do it in one day - way too many attractions to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove along the garden route and therre were amazing views and things to do along the garden route. Friendly people.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling from Cape Town to Knysna. The scenery is wonderful, the coastline beautiful. I suggest staying in guest houses they are superb. Wilderness is one of our favourites.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent four days on the garden route and really enjoyed it. The scenery is stunning and includes beautiful beaches, amazing mountains and loads of plant life and greenery. We would love to go back one day and would recommend this as a great trip for anyone that appreciates plant life, scenery and a changing landscape.

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