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Hike or drive the southeastern coast of South Africa along Garden Route, a stretch of coastland with a remarkable range of plants, numerous lagoons, lakes, and trails. A popular tourist destination, the route stretches for about 300 km (186 mi). Top Garden Route attractions include scenic beaches, while the surrounding hills and mountains feature indigenous forests and diverse wildlife. A number of towns and wine estates along the way offer plenty of activities, providing a combination of nature and culture as you traverse the region. Garden Route is in South Africa. Put Garden Route at the heart of your travel plans by using our South Africa travel itinerary planner .
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5-Day Small Group Garden Route Tour from Cape Town including Addo National Park BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $457
Duration: 5 days
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