The Eastern Cape is not only home to over 800 km of pristine beaches and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, but also to an array of national parks and private game reserves.
The Garden Route is one of the best known gems and the perfect stretch for a leisurely self drive itinerary. Visiting the quaint villages of Knysna, Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay, the ostrich town Oudsthoorn, and the scenically extraordinary Tsitsikamma Forest.
Active visitors will also be more than satisfied, with the highest bungee jump in the world being on offer at the Bloukrans Bridge close to Plettenberg Bay, tree canopying in the forest, white water rafting and many more activities. . It is also loved by hikers, as several day trails like the Otter Trail are almost legendary!
If you don’t really want to cover large distances during your journey, but still experience a diversity of attractions and destinations, the Eastern Cape is the perfect choice. It is also fabulous for family holidays with a choice safari lodges that specialize in family safaris, the Eastern Cape is a wonderful destination within South Africa.