Garden Route
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Our most recommended Garden Route Family-friendly Activities

  • Garden Route National Park: Tsitsikamma Zipline Canopy Tour

    1. Garden Route National Park: Tsitsikamma Zipline Canopy Tour

    This is a unique eco-wilderness adventure that takes place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest. Most of the platforms are located in giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees. The scenery and bird life is spectacular and professional guides provide interesting facts about the forest ecology during the 2.5 to 3 hours. The concept of guiding people through the upper canopy of a rainforest originated in Costa Rica, where adventurous biologists devised new methods for accessing the forest canopy in order to conduct research on the undiscovered canopy ecosystem. The idea soon developed into a breathtaking form of eco-tourism which allowed people to enter and experience a previously inaccessible natural environment. The tour begins with a detailed safety briefing followed by a kitting up session where full body harness, pulleys, and climbing equipment is issued and checked. A short d...

    It is really worth it. It's a once in a life time experience with everlasting memories

  • Plettenberg Bay: Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani Wildlife

    2. Plettenberg Bay: Monkeyland, Birds of Eden, Jukani Wildlife

    This ticket will give you access to one of 3 sanctuaries: Explore Monkeyland, the world’s first and largest free roaming primate sanctuary hosting 11 species and over 550 primates. With a 1-hour guided tour into the 12-hectare forest with a professional guide. In Birds of Eden, the world's largest single dome free flight aviary, discover over 200 species and nearly 3,500 birds. Go on a self-guided tour or go with a guide for no extra cost. The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary is the first sanctuary of its kind, with enclosures built especially for the animal’s needs and personality, hosting apex cats and other predators and wildlife Animals. Go on a tour with a professional and trained guide into the sanctuary. Walk past the enclosures while the guide shares interesting facts of the animals you see.

  • Wild Cat Experience 1-Hour Tour

    3. Wild Cat Experience 1-Hour Tour

    Join a guided 1-hour tour to get up close to the indigenous wild cats of South Africa, including servals, caracals, cheetahs, lions and leopards. Catch a glimpse of other animals such as meerkats, marabou storks, and many more. Enjoy this unique opportunity to see incredible wildlife, as you learn about conservation efforts in the region from your informative guide.  Follow your guide through the various habitats of the different cats as you listen to interesting facts about each species. See and photograph the wild cats at close range from a raised walkway. Your tour includes a visit to the penguin pool, where you'll discover more about marine conservation and wildlife rehabilitation as you watch these playful animals.

    Had a great experience, the tour guide man was very friendly and was teaching us a lot about the animals.

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What people are saying about Garden Route

Well we have a spendened weekend with lot of affecting and we have enjoyed the Tsitsikamma adventure with most beautiful landscapes and many activities.

We had an incredible time. The guides were super friendly and ensured the safety of the entire group was priority. We had a lot of fun, thanks so much!

It is really worth it. It's a once in a life time experience with everlasting memories

I was scared of heights at first but it was really a new experience.

Learned alot about monkeys things i did not know before