Garden Route

Graaff Reinet and a sundowner in the Valley of Desolation

We leave the varied Garden Route with its wonderful beaches in Plettenberg Bay and Wilderness, the fantastic scenery in Tsitsikamma National Park and after the safari in Addo Elephant Park and drive back into the semi-desert Karoo, but now it goes north and our next destination is Graaff Reinet. Graaff Reinet is in Cape Town, Stellenbosch [...]

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Safari at Addo Elephant Park - looking for the Big 7!

The Addo Elephant Park may not be as famous as the Kruger National Park, but it is likely to attract more and more attention in the future. Because it offers several advantages: Firstly, the Addo Elephant Park is located on the touristy Garden Route near Port Elizabeth, secondly, there is no malaria in this area, with which the Addo Elephant [...]

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Hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park on the Garden Route

If you travel along the Garden Route, you pass the Tsitsikamma National Park and should make a stop here as the park shines with breathtaking scenery along the coast of South Africa. Even those who do not like walking, should at least climb to a lookout point to enjoy this gigantic view over the Tsitsikamma National Park with its rugged coastline. [...]

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Top 3 of the most beautiful beaches on the Garden Route

South Africa is not necessarily a top favorite when it comes to visiting the best beaches for a beach holiday. But, the good thing about South Africa is that in addition to the breathtaking wildlife in the national parks, there is plenty of coastline around the Cape. Two oceans meet at the Cape: the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. During the […]

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Via route 62 to Oudtshoorn to the Cango Caves and ostrich farm

From Stellenbosch we take Route 62 to Oudtshoorn - famous for the Cango Caves and the many ostrich farms that are there. But also the way is the goal. Route 62 is a legendary highway that connects me to the long highway in the southwestern United States and its famous counterpart, Route 66, [...]

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