Experience the Garden Route & Klein Karoo
Explore our heritage
History, heritage, culture – the GR&KK presents any visitor a wealth of opportunities to experience and explore these gems, with ‘ostrich palaces’ built by 19th century ostrich industry ‘feather barons’, spectacular mountain passes, world renowned Cango Caves, and 15 Century Caravel at Mossel Bay.
Pumped up for adventure
Where else can you find extreme, fun filled, activity to make your blood race…
Kayak down the Storms River rapids, jump form a cliff while you abseil in Oudtshoorn or paraglide through the air at Wilderness, sail in a hot air balloon, horse riding, quad biking, crocodile cage diving and many more adrenalin filled activities.
A Taste of the GR&KK
Garden Route & Klein Karoo is a popular region known for its picturesque golf courses, sparkling coastlines, culture and heritage and its wide variety of activities. In addition to that, Garden Route & Klein Karoo is fast earning a reputation as an exciting gourmet destination too.
Garden Route & Klein Karoo has an abundance of local ingredients including the finest coffee, seafood; venison fruits and vegetables, which sets the stage for truly unforgettable tastings. Wherever you find good and interesting food in the region, you are sure to find some great wines, including South Africa’s newest “Wine of Origins” found in the Plettenberg Bay area
The region adds a fresh dynamic to its food and wine, making the experience more enjoyed.
Lets’ tee off
The Garden Route and Klein Karoo offers golf courses tailor made to your taste. The garden route boasts with 12 top golf courses, eight of which are championship courses.
Tee off at a sensational coastline location or with a view of luscious river valleys, lagoons, lake frontages and rugged indigenous fynbos all of which adds to a magical golfing experience.
The Garden Route was awarded the 2014 IAGTO’s (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) Best destination award for Africa, Indian Ocean and Gulf States as voted by more than 500 international Golf Tour Operators.
Gardens of the Garden Route
Garden Route actually refers to nature’s garden – the fynbos and indigenous forests, so abundant in our part of the country.
Gardens of the Garden Route creates emphasis on the most lush and beautiful parts, definitely making this region a must see, enchanting visitors with its Beautiful vistas, fairytale forest walks along meandering paths lined with indigenous flora; a variety of outdoor activities, with beautiful beaches and sparkling rivers.
Go Safari…go wild, go nature
Did you know that you can get ‘up close and personal’ with the Big 5 on one of the many Garden Route game reserves, visit nature reserves, enjoy elephant-back rides , feed tame eels, stroke a cheetah, explore a shipwreck, or participate in an ostrich race…go wild on your own terms!
Frolic in our azure blue waters tirelessly washing up onto an endless coastline – bathe and excites your senses, relax and soak up the sun on any of our pristine beaches.
Our oceans stretch from the whitest beaches of Witsand continuing along an unequalled beach – land – all the way to an excitement of activity at Plettenberg Bay and, finally, the froth of Storms River’s waters.
Enjoy year round marine activities, surf sail, fish or just gently roll with the tide, whatever suits your mood…
Are you planning to tie the knot with an idyllic wedding? Well, there’s no better place to get hitched in than the Garden Route & Klein Karoo, known around the world for its lush greenery, awe-inspiring beaches, enchanting forests and contrasting natural surroundings.
Inland, you will find the rustic feel of the unhurried pace of country life, where romance charm and tranquility prevails. Say, I DO in the Klein Karoo or Garden Route and treasure the moment forever.
GOLF COURSE DIRECTORY
|Golf Club||Address||Telephone number|
|Albetinia Golf Club||Centre Brak and Golf Street||(028) 735 1646|
|De Hoek Golf Club||Aster Road||(022) 913 1926|
|Dolphin Creek Golf Estate||Morrison Road, Great Brak River||(044) 620 3278|
(The Links, Montagu and Outeniqua courses)
|Montagu Street, Blanco, George||(044) 804 0000|
|George Golf Club||Langenhoven Street, George||(044) 801 9295|
|Goose Valley Golf Club||Next to N2, Goosevalley Plettenberg Bay||(044) 533 5082|
|Heidelberg Country Club||2 Station Street||(028) 755 1573|
|Kingswood Golf Estate||1 Kingswood Boulevard, George||(086)172 7170|
|Knysna Golf Club||Howard Street, Hunters Home||(044) 384 1150|
|Ladismith Golf Club||Van Riebeeck Street||(028) 551 2568|
|Mossel Bay Golf Club||17th Avenue||(044) 691 2379|
|Oubaai Golf Club||Herolds Bay||(044) 851 1234|
|Oudtshoorn Golf Club||St Saviour Street||(044) 272 4201|
|Pezula Championship Course||Lagoon View Drive, Knysna||(044) 302 5307/5360|
|Pinnacle Point Golf Resort||1 Pinnacle Point Drive, Mossel bay||(044) 606 5300|
|Plettenberg Bay Country club||Piesang Valley Road||(044) 533 2132|
|Riversdale Golf Club||Industrial Area||(028) 713 8065|
|Simola Country Estate Golf Club||1 Old Cape Road, Knysna||(044) 382 0944|