Are you planning a visit to South Africa? The Garden Route is situated between the picturesque town of Swellendam and the majestic mountains of the Tsitsikamma. A visit to South Africa, is not complete without spending at least a few days amongst this spectacular scenery.
Here you will experience unspoilt forests, glistening lagoons and fresh water lakes strung like a string of pearls. Spectacular sweeping mountains and diverse vegetation, The Garden Route is fast becoming one of the most popular eco-tourist destinations in the world. Almost 280km in length, comprising some 65 000 hectares, the Garden Route forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, the world’s smallest, but most diverse floral kingdom, sporting over 8500 different species, over half only occurring in South Africa.
There are a whole variety of accommodation and activity options, enough to keep you busy for days on end, and suitable for all budgets from ultra luxurious Eco Lodges to self-catering cottages tucked away in the forest.