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Add Zip to Your Trip – New Ziplines in Harkerville

By The SA-Venues.com Team

Ziplines in Harkerville ~ There are so many reasons to visit the Garden Route – beaches, mountains, forests, and towns. And, in September 2020, another awesome attraction was added to the mix. After years of challenges (including the Knysna fires…

Ocean Odyssey – Get Up Close And Personal With The Giants Of The Garden Route

By The SA-Venues.com Team

Do you know that humpback calves weigh a ton at birth or that whale mother’s milk is so high in fat that it’s the consistency of toothpaste? Do you know that some of the whales that visit the South African coast every year have come all the way from An…

Who needs Thailand? Just go to Gerickes Point

By The SA-Venues.com Team

If you booked your accommodation on the Garden Route and you’re after some pure sun-, sea- and sand-style bliss, Gerickes is South Africa’s answer to Thailand. And, we all need a little Thailand in our lives. Actually, when it comes to pristine beaches…

Lagoon Loving and Featherbed Fun at the Featherbed Nature Reserve

By The SA-Venues.com Team

Knysna is famous for a few things – the Heads, the Knysna Lagoon, the elephants in the forest, and the Featherbed Nature Reserve. Well, there are loads more (loads!), but these are probably the most postcard-worthy of them. And, if you’re plannin…

Everything You Need to Know to See the Garden Route Properly

By Wanda Coustas

The Garden Route, for the uninitiated, is not a self-drive circuit linking cultivated gardens for the horticulturally inclined. Rather, it’s a one-of-a-kind journey along a coastline where mountains crowd a shoreline punctuated with a myriad beaches, l…

Best Places to Stay on the Garden Route

By Wanda Coustas

Time to start planning your next Garden Route adventure! Known as “God’s Own Country” by those who live here, the Garden Route attracts visitors from around the world and all of South Africa. And once you’ve been, you will under…

Watch Knysna Rise as You Sink Oysters at the Knysna Oyster Festival

By Amelia Meyer

For 90% of the year, Knysna is a quaint, quiet town on the banks of a gorgeous lagoon. The only time it transforms into a bustling hub of excitement and activity is over the summer holidays (December and January) and for 10 days in winter, when the Kny…