Avis Garden Route car hire couldn’t be more convenient, with several Avis branches along this route.
The Garden Route is one of the most scenic, lush routes in South Africa. Spanning the area from the spectacular Heidelberg Mountains to the vast Tsitsikamma forest, this route is a firm favourite amongs visitors.
Garden Route Tourist Attractions
The Garden Route includes extensive natural parks, some of the oldest towns in South Africa, and a spectacular stretch of coastline. Some of the many places worth visiting on the Garden Route include:
Nestled at the foot of the fertile Outeniqua Mountains, George marks the gateway to the Garden Route. It is the sixth oldest town in South Africa, with many national monuments. It also hosts three of the top South African golf courses.
Known as the capital of the Klein Karoo, Oudsthoorn is home to the extensive Cango Caves, which feature fascinating limestone chambers with incredible stalactite and stalagmite formations. It also hosts crocodile farm and thriving ostrich rarms, where you can purchase ostrich products and even ride an ostrich.
Surrounded by more than 10 nature reserves, it’s no wonder that this area was named “Beautiful Bay” by early Portuguese explorers. Plettenberg Bay is known for its stunning beaches and active nightlife.
Sedgefield and Wilderness
These two charming towns are situated amidst an impressive system of estuaries and coastal lagoons, which make for superb bird watching, hiking, swimming and other nature activities.
Tsitsikamma National Park
The Tsitsikamma National Park incorporates a vast stretch of coastline, a system of well-marked trails through indigenous forest, and perhaps the most spectacular gorge in South Africa at Storms River Mouth.
Experience hassle-free, affordable Garden Route car hire with Avis -the best way to get to all the highlights in this magnificant area of South Africa.