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Discover the beauty of South Africa on a Garden Route tour

The Garden Route: Self-Drive

The perfect introduction to South Africa

  • From 14 days

  • Self-drive

  • All year

  • 18+ hours

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  1. Destinations
  2. Africa
  3. South Africa
  4. The Garden Route: Self-Drive

Self-Drive Garden Route

Plan your own Garden Route tour with Tourlane. Your South Africa vacation starts in the sensational coastal city of Cape Town, before moving on to explore the world-class wineries of nearby Stellenbosch. Next, you’ll move on to explore the Garden Route, where spectacular coastal scenery and unique wildlife come together. Finally, you end your trip in luxury with a stay at Shamwari Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth. With Tourlane, you are able to book flights, transfers, accommodations, and safaris, all in one place!

  1. Cape Town

  2. Stellenbosch and Franschhoek

  3. Oudtshoorn

  4. Knysna

  5. Shamwari Private Game Reserve

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Useful Travel Info for Your Kruger Safari

U.S. citizens visiting South Africa for less than 90 days do not need a visa to enter the country.

The official currency is the Rand (ZAR), and the country has 11 official languages - including English.

South Africa is located in South African Standard Time (GMT+2).

Johannesburg (JNB) has direct flights to the USA, while Port Elizabeth and Cape Town have one-stop flights (where the Garden Route starts and finishes). 

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