A spectacular coastline of dramatic headlands and white sandy beaches backed by verdant mountains. A natural paradise for families, honeymooners and couples.
The Garden Route thoroughly deserves its reputation for enchanting beauty. The name refers to this superb stretch of coast between Mossel Bay and the Storms River. It offers a spectacular coastline of dramatic headlands which give way to white sandy beaches. Behind are soaring mountains covered by indigenous rainforest, magnificent twisting passes, waterfalls and wooded ravines. In other areas, the beach is backed by bird-filled lagoons and wetland lakes.
Garden Route holidays are perfect for those wanting to relax in beautiful surroundings or for those seeking adventure. There are walking and hiking trails by the lakes, along the coast and in the mountains. Adrenalin-junkies are spoilt for choice with bungee jumping, bridge swinging, tubing and Great White Shark cage diving... Horse-riding, canoeing, mountain biking and excellent golfing are readily arranged. There’s a vast amount to see and do on the Garden Route so filling your days will not be a problem. Choosing what to leave out may be more difficult.
The Garden Route is an ideal self-drive destination. There are good roads, good signage and lots of fun activities and country restaurants are easily accessible. However, we can also arrange guided touring on request. A guide does make it easier to include a wider geographical range in less time.
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Kanonkop is perched high above the town with views in all directions through wooded hillside. You can just drive in with easy parking and then walk through the very well-tended gardens, past the pool to the house. It is tempting to just stop at the pool...Then straight into the comfortable and modern living area with a view over the lagoon. Very clearly a family house with homely dog and family photos but very beautifully done and very welcoming. The rooms/suites are in in various buildings over the site. All the rooms are much better than the photos. Very carefully designed.
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