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An Adventure up the Garden Route

 Devryn Panaino

Author: Devryn Panaino - 30 January 2024

Last Update: 18 March 2022

Part of the Adventure In The Eastern Cape & Garden Route Road Trips & African Safari Collection

The Garden Route is known as one of the most beautiful and scenic drives in the world. And once you have driven it, you will understand why – the luscious greenery that meets the misty cliffs and the endless beaches. It is like heaven on earth. No wonder it is compared to the Garden of Eden. 

But what if you want to have an adventure, is it possible to do it surrounded by all this beauty?

The answer is 100%, yes! From bungee jumping, to cave exploring, to shark cage diving and even mountain biking; the Garden Route has so much to offer its visitors in terms of an adventure! It is a great route to do after your Cape Town vacation. But what do you do?

These are 6 Adventure-fueled activities to do along the Garden Route:

Cape Aghulas Canoeing

Canoeing in the ocean is a dream most of us have, but when that trip is around the Southern Most tip of Africa, this takes canoeing to a whole new level! 

Enjoy a day in the sun with some beautiful scenery and maybe a glimpse at some ocean life too on your Garden Route adventure!  

Bloukrans Bungee jump

The Bloukrans bungee jump is spectacular! With views that are second to none! It is no wonder that it is so popular in the garden route area!

Tsitsikamma Kloofing

What is kloofing you are probably asking? A more adventurous way to explore a mountain! Using ropes and climbing, you explore the mountains and river networks in the breathtaking Tsitsikamma mountains! If you are not afraid of heights and want an adventure, then this is for you!

Jeffery’s bay surfing

Jeffery’s bay or J-bay as it is colloquially known as is a hotspot for surfers all around. The warmer Indian ocean and great waves make it great for surfing and being in the water!

Cango Caves

These unique rock dolomite and stalactite rock formations are something you must see! And see again. And see again. It is incredible that the earth can create such unique formations, and the story of how they were found is fascinating. There are two tours you can do on your garden route trip, but if you are looking for an adventure and are not scared of tight places, then we recommend the adventure tour that takes you down into the depths of the cave!

Ostrich Farms

The Ostrich farm in Oudtshoorn does not sound like an adventure. But riding on an ostrich sure does! And this helps the Ostrich Farms make our list! 

With so many options to choose from, why not try them all ? Ask one of our trusted Discover Africa travel agents to find out more!

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