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Why the Garden Route ticks all the right boxes for solo travellers

Each year the number of solo travellers continues to rise. In 2019, solo travel was the #1 trend in travel and tourism according to Klook Travel, with a 131% increase in the number of Google searches for ‘solo travel’.   ...

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Taking a Bleisure Trip in Your Own Country – is it Worthwhile?

Bo-Kaap houses, Cape Town

South Africa has become a popular bleisure (business & leisure) destination for international business travellers, but are South Africans taking advantage of the experience their own country offers? At the beginning of this year, South African Tourism reported that people ...

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Mantis Garden Route Gateway Experience

Two people mountain biking

Mantis Welcomes Intle Boutique Hotel Intle: an isiXhosa word meaning ‘it is beautiful’. Mantis Intle Boutique Hotel on an 800-hectare private game reserve in Gamtoos Valley Mantis Intle Boutique Hotel is the latest addition to the luxurious hotels, eco-escapes and ...

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Adventure Tourism Indaba in Wilderness

Adventure Tourism Indaba

GEORGE, South Africa, 23 October 2018 – The first ever Garden Route Adventure Tourism Indaba and Expo is taking place at Wilderness Hotel and on the Map of Africa on 26 and 27 October 2018. “The aim of the Indaba ...

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Canopy Tours Boom in Tsitsikamma

Forest canopy zip line, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

Adventure seekers are flocking to Storms River Village in the heart of the Tsitsikamma National Park forest for their adrenalin rush and a unique experience that families of all ages, regardless of ability, can enjoy. “We’ve seen a remarkable increase in bookings ...

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Knysna Tourism Launches #SpiritofKnysna Campaign

One year after the Knysna fires of 7 June, Knysna Tourism has launched its new destination marketing campaign, #SpiritofKnysna, with the release of a new destination video. The two-minute video was filmed in Knysna and Sedgefield and showcases the lagoon, ...

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Rocking the Lake at Lakeside Lodge & Spa

On Saturday, 5 November 2016, Lakeside Lodge & Spa, five-star establishment situated in Sedgefield is hosting ‘Rocking the Lake’, a rock n roll concert performed by popular local band Cloud 9. With rock n roll tunes through the decades, guests ...

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Travel Massive Garden Route Launch

Big Tree Marketing together with Oudtshoorn Tourism will be launching the first Garden Route chapter of Travel Massive at Cango Wildlife Ranch, Oudtshoorn on Thursday 25 August at 17:00. Travel Massive is an open collaborative travel community connecting and sharing ...

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The Manor House at Fancourt

Step into a world of timeless tradition, unique charm and sublime elegance Fancourt’s stately Manor House, located in the heart of South Africa’s magnificent Garden Route is a truly individual 5* boutique establishment that offers romance, character and warmth. Exclusive ...

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Eastern Cape Attractions: UnTouched Adventures

There’s a lot to see and do in and around Port Elizabeth – the Gateway to the Garden Route – and these attractions and activities are listed on Tourism Tattler’s Trade Directory, which has been categorised by location and experience. ...

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Strawberry Festival Attracts Record Visitors

The Nestle Ice Cream Strawberry Festival, one of the largest family festivals in South Africa’s Garden Route, completed its 11th successful year over the weekend of 25- 27 September, and attracted a record number of day visitors, writes Sharon House. ...

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Tours at Redberry Farm, Garden Route

Redberry Farm, a commercial strawberry grower located in the picturesque town of George along South Africa’s Garden Route, is unique as a family entertainment venue and popular tourist attraction, writes Sharon House. Opened in 2000, Redberry Farm has steadily grown ...

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Lakeside Lodge ‘Easter Special’

Lakeside Lodge luxury hotel and spa at Sedgefield on South Africa’s Garden Route is offering a two-night Easter Break special for couples, which includes full breakfast; two 30-minute spa treatments; chocolate and wine pairing for two people; and use of ...

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Col’Cacchio pizzeria Knysna Now Open!

The Col’Cacchio pizzeria family just got bigger with the opening of its Knysna branch in the heart of the famed Garden Route. The new store is situated on the beautiful Thesen Islands. Locals and holiday-makers alike are invited to soak ...

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