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Reviewed 27 September 2015

The much talked about Garden Route is a must must do for every traveller visiting South Africa, and on self-drive. Yes, it's pretty safe if you stick to your path and don't wander off anywhere! Imagine driving with greenery and flowers on either side, and...More

8  Thank Arjun2901
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We visited the place last november as independent low-cost travellers... All the complete details are on our site... Viajes con Mochila... accommodation, route... from travellers to travellers. The Garden Route is a very famous tourist spot in South Africa. Maybe long time ago this route...More

14  Thank 42ainaraa
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I will only say this - I had 10 days in SA and I gave 6 days to the Garden Route and 4 days to CT. If I were to do it again, I would split it 8 - 2 to the Garden Route !!...More

4  Thank prince80
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Don't be put off by people saying South Africa is dangerous... just use your common sense, there are some areas on the outskirts of Cape Town but once you're away on the R62 Garden Route it's the scenery that will take your breath away not...More

2  Thank chris0241
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This has to be one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The scenery is absolutely spectacular, while the locals are extremely helpful and friendly. A day drive in any direction is mind blowing. The roads are well maintained making travelling a pleasure. I...More

8  Thank Shaka1652
Reviewed 18 June 2015

this route is so scenic that you feel like driving around for hours, which is also effortless. you can see oceans on one side and green mountains on the other. after every few kms there are stops, where you can take a halt to enjoy...More

4  Thank PrasantBhansaali
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This was the holiday of a lifetime, scenery wonderful, wildlife exciting, birds brilliant, yellow bishops, red bishops, knysna lauries, lost count in the end. Plenty of variety in the activities. Lost my heart to an elephant named Sally!

Thank krislt28
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

So we have travelled widely and the time had come to visit Cape Town and drive the garden route, the only concern was being killed, mugged, raped, run off the road, held at gun point or all of the above! Having heard horror stories we...More

80  Thank OlandBoy
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We re-named this The Dirt & Cow Route. There are some nice little towns but the scenery between each is extremely limited, and the towns are not close together. Unless you have extra time on your vacation, I'd recommend giving this a miss. Mossel Bay...More

7  Thank Taunya_from_Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

For those who enjoy scenery - long Alpine ridges inland and rolling hills with a wide range of large birds, grazing, or for raptors, resting on telegraph poles or hovering over prey.

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joanie707
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Response from Juliewebb1 | Reviewed this property |
We went feb going in to march it was nice still and beautiful scenery. In cape town wow it was HOT but we found as soon as you went on the route it rained 1 day in the 16 days we was there but it was just lovely n warm. Hope... More
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Clifford M
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Lucky for us our car had speed traps installed so it told us when they come up. But surely they cannot take money straight off your credit card I suggest you speak to hertz car rentals head office and ask them were you was... More
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