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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary The Crags, South Africa
#3 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Really enjoyed it Ken was a great guide very informative and great fun , all our kids loved it age 4 ,9 and 11 can recommend to all families
We visited lawnwood while on our holiday from the UK and the whole family enjoyed it and it was a great experience and everyone enjoyed it very much and a few conquered their nerves
Knysna Elephant Park Knysna, South Africa
#12 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Whilst on the garden route a visit to this elephant park is a must do for adults and kids...being up close and personal to these gentle giants and also getting an opportunity to feed them and pet them is an awesom...
We stayed for one night in the family room with the shared lounge overlooking the elephant boma, lovely comfortable clean room, delicious food in the restaurant, we had a great elephant experience, my husband and...
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Wild Oats Community Farmers Market Sedgefield, South Africa
#15 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
... family for a wonderful Saturday morning breakfast, shopping for your weekly fresh produce, fruit and veggies, meat and fish, flowers and jams, butter and cream and so much more with the whole family and pets.
This market has everything on offer from variety of food to bakeries, organic veg, art, kids area, locally made produce and all kinds of clothes and jewelry.
Plett Puzzle Park Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
#17 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
The forest puzzle path was great fun and quite challenging and enjoyed by the kids and adults alike.
Excellent fun for whole family
Wilderness Beach Wilderness, South Africa
#5 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Great for sunbathing/tanning, lazing with a good book, playing volleyball, long walks with your loved ones and dogs, swimming (Lientjies Klip is safest especially for children - sometimes strong currents), fishing...
... are right Paraglider's and HangGliders can be seen soaring overhead.The cleanliness is a tribute and contributes to making this beautiful beach a very safe destination for young children .Well worth a visit.
Gerickes Point Sedgefield, South Africa
#11 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
We love Gerickers Point, the long walk to those wonderful rock pool at low tide - been doing this since I was a child- or simply strolling along this unspoiled beach gives me inner sole an energy infusion!
If you would like to see starfish and octopus, or pick your own mussels for the pot, spending a few hours at Gericke's point is a special family experience.
Birds of Eden The Crags, South Africa
#13 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Great experience for kids and adults Highly recommended Great facility , explanations as needed , can walk at one rhythms
So many magnificent birds in an incredible habitat, my children were enthralled.
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Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary The Crags, South Africa
#18 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
It was a lovely relaxed experience and our guide was so fantastic, personable, good with the kids, knowledgable and fun.
Animals come right up with brilliant tour guides who are exceptional with children and knowledge of the animals.
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Knysna Lagoon Knysna, South Africa
#20 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Beaches perfect as the lagoon is quite shallow and children can play happily.
Leisure island beaches are small but great for small kids and families.
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Redberry Farm George, South Africa
#34 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Lots to keep all the children busy, wonderful fresh strawberries and blue berries, fresh bread to take home, craft beer, wine and large portions of tasty food at reasonable prices served up by friendly staff makes...
Scones with homemade jam and cream to die for, decadent strawberry milkshakes and waffles with ice cream, good food and MANY activities for the children (maize, pony rides, picking strawberries, water activities,...
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#7 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
... activities are limitless, zip lining, bungy jumping, kloofing, kayaking, surfing, sky diving, snorkeling, fishing, diving, cycling,walking, boat trips, historic walks, etc and loads to do for kids of all ages.
From the various hiking trails to the wonderful animal parks in Plett and Oudtshoorn, you will have plenty to keep your family entertained.
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Radical Raptors Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
#6 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
During the flying displays with owls, rock kestrel & jackal buzzard the birds perch on the visitors' gloves (which mesmerised any kids brave enough to try) Staff are very knowledgeable and evidently concerned for...
Our two children had a brilliant time and we wouldn’t hesitate to go back.
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm Oudtshoorn, South Africa
#36 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Lovely family retreat , where you can leave your kiddies to play around , Lots of animals, dam, riding camels, ,Lush greens, animal feeding, Waterslide, Affordable cooked meals, and sweets.
... and jungle gyms, camel rides and a go-kart track, plus a water park with awesome slides and an animal farm with very well cared for animals which the kids enjoyed feeding (be careful...the alpaca spit...haha).
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary The Crags, South Africa
#28 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Bianca, our ranger for the tour, was well informed about all the animals we saw, and knew their histories, making each enclosure like a family visit!
Excellent for an hour or so walk round with the children, highly recommended.
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Plettenberg Beach Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
#19 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
The beach across from Beacon Island resort is a very wide sandy beach with also a shallow lagoon where young kids can play.A few very good restaurants right next to the beach for meals or snacks and ice cream.Also...
Running from the west, there's Robberg Beach (strong under-currents but nice for a walk), Central Beach (much safer, excellent for families, and a little lagoon off the river in front of the Beacon Island Hotel to...
Santos beach Mossel Bay, South Africa
#22 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
This is a beautiful beach, naturally calm bay, tranquil waves, lovely for children or elderly, an all round winner.
This is a perfect beach to take the family, it is safe for kids small to big and very open so as to see far and wide.
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Brenton on Sea Knysna, South Africa
#10 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Fabulous day at beach great for kids boogie-boarding
Stretching 4,5km from here to Buffels Bay, ideal for a run or family walk with an open unspoilt clean beach.
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Outeniqua Transport Museum George, South Africa
#26 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
If you love trains, old cars, history and read adventure books as a kid, this is the place to visit.
The memorabilia brought back so many memories of travelling as a child between Johannesburg and Cape Town to board a steamship to the UK.
Cango Wildlife Ranch Oudtshoorn, South Africa
#27 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
The guide Kevin is exceptional and very knowlegeable .Really a nice place for family outing with kids.I would definetly go back.
We were met by Ronny who walked us through the areas of the park and gave a very entertaining guide with a few surprises along the way, The children got to feed certain animals and for extra you can have your pict...
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Wilderness Lagoon Wilderness, South Africa
#35 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Great place for children and adults to swim.
Birds of Eden Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
#16 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
We loved visiting the sanctuary, this place is perfect for kids as well as adults.
Cannot put into words what a Wonderfull day it was to spend here, kids absolutely loved it!
Buffalo Bay Knysna, South Africa
#31 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Other than that, Buffs is a beauty, nestled in the Goukama Nature Reserve, a perfect place for a family getaway or friends road-trip.
It is a beautiful long stretch of beach which is great for long walks or days spent with family and friends with swims in the sea.
Safari Ostrich Show Farm Oudtshoorn, South Africa
#41 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Today the family and us got an excellent tour by jan on life stages of ostrich and types of ostriches Very well maintained and family enjoyed and learnt a lot Shiva bebarta
Thank you so much my children and I had a wonderfull day we loved every moment of it and will remember it always xxx
Knysna Heads Knysna, South Africa
#8 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
This is a wonderful area of knysna to visit with friends and family,the views from special view points at the top of the heads is breathtaking and there are some great restaurants to complement all this.
Known for its Oysters & located along the Garden Route, Knysna is a great family vacation area with lots to do and see in and around it.
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Highgate Ostrich Show Farm Oudtshoorn, South Africa
#29 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Really 1,5 hour of visiting a farm , with a perfect speaker like Hermes , everything was explaind in full detail and with a generous sense of humour Great walk around the farm, then a ostriche ride for both kids a...
Agreat experience we had a great time all the team are great a superb knowledge of their product great fun for all the family
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Victoria Bay George, South Africa
#32 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
It's a wonderful place to spend a day relaxing, looking out for Dolphins, watching parents having fun with their children.
Victoria bay is one of the most serene beaches on the garden route and must stop for those pretty family photos.
Tsitsikamma National Park Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
#30 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
The location of this Park is perfect for family holidays.
Then this is the ideal place especially for a family outing or a stay over in the wooden cabins.
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Storms River Suspension Bridge Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
#23 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
My daughter begged us to go canoeing down the river and if the kids were older, I would definitely consider taking a canoe upriver.
It's an easy walk you'll can do with your children.
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Scarab Village Sedgefield, South Africa
#44 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Lovely place for kids and adults to enjoy some time out.
A really fun family outing
Outeniqua Farmers' Market George, South Africa
#65 of 220 things to do in Garden Route
Love love love this market, it's a beautiful setting, tall trees, bark underneath your feet, green grass lawns, plenty of kids entertainment and a food variety for all walks of life...
There are a lot of activities for children including a play/park area, sand art, faux horse riding, tractor rides, face painting, a rabbit petting area, balloons etc.