The Garden Route (Afrikaans: Tuinroete) is a stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa extending from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Knysna, Plett and Storms River in the Eastern Cape. The Garden Route is the perfect place to visit for a weekend getaway or a family holiday with a wide variety of family-friendly holiday accommodation and camping spots, amazing outdoor adventures activities for kids, things to do together with the kids and attractions and activities on the Garden Route. Whether you want to visit a child-friendly beach in Knysna, relax at a local picnic spot or even enjoy a game drive - the Garden Route offers it all, find out what's on here: Things to do with Kids this Winter on the Garden Route 2019.
For a scrumptious family meal in a child-friendly environment read our blog on Child-friendly restaurants on the Garden Route.
If you are traveling between Cape Town and the Garden Route this summer holiday, be sure to read My Favouite Child-friendly Farm Stalls and Pitstops - Cape Town to Garden Route.
Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, offers a wide variety of animal touch farms and sanctuaries. Have some fun on the trails perfect for mountain biking families and hike the Knysna forest. See some of our blogs for more information: from Canopy tours in the Tsitsikamma forest to all kinds of FREE things to do with kids on the Garden Route. There is something for the whole family.
"Mosselbaai" the point offers a variety of restaurants, and though they may not offer indoor play areas they do have the beach at your feet, which is enough to keep the kids happy. If you travel around town you may find more family-friendly destinations and fun activities like Sandboarding. Visit our unique page and blogs on fun activities for kids to do in Mossel Bay.
Things to do with kids and our bloggers offer unique local advice for families visiting George and the Garden Route of South Africa. We have put together complete family-friendly guides and listings for family entertainment, attractions, shows and child-friendly restaurants (find the best pizza places in George). You will never be bored with all the child-friendly things to do with kids in George.