Activities in and around the Garden Route

Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park activities

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The Featherbed Company

The Featherbed Company gives visitors to the Garden Route an unforgettable experience on the Knysna Lagoon.


Skydive Plett has been operating in South Africa since 2002 and is now one of the busiest drop zones in the country. Depending on the weather, we may jump all day, every day. We are situated on the coastline in the heart of the beautiful Garden Route, at the very bottom of the African continent. Plett is home to hundreds of dolphins and is an active breeding ground for whales between May and October every year. read more


OCEAN BLUE ADVENTURES offer Oceanic Safaris and Activities including Whale Watching, Dolphin Encounters in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route.  read more

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour®

The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour® takes place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest. Many of the platforms are built around giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees that are up to 700 years old!  An experience of a lifetime. The scenery and birdlife is spectacular.  read more

The Knysna Elephant Park

The Knysna Elephant Park (est. 1994) was the first facility in South Africa to house and care for orphaned African elephants. Over the last twenty years, the park has cared for and raised more than forty elephants. These animals include relocated animals, orphaned calves, elephants rescued from culls and ex-circus animals. read more

Ocean Safaris

Ocean Safaris has been exploring the bay since 1997, we are an owner run business which lets the wildlife and weather shape your journey.  Our location is a natural magnet to visitors from near and far, both human and aquatic. Our bay is protected from most prevailing sea and weather conditions by the spectacular Robberg Peninsula. This means that we can go to sea more frequently than any other operator in the country. read more

Birds of Eden

The unique two hectare dome (the Worlds largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. The sanctuary has its own mysterious ruin, which incorporates a walk-behind waterfall.  read more


Monkeyland is the worlds first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary. Monkeyland has as one of its aims, to create awareness about the plight of primates and to show that with a greater understanding of our primate cousins, that we can all live in harmony. read more