Experience the Vibrant Summer Festivals in Garden Route
Celebrate the season with music, food, and fun
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Garden Route:If youʻre booking your trip to Garden Route last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Plettenberg Bay: Whale Watching Boat Cruise
- From Cape Town: 3-Day Garden Route Highlights Tour & Safari
- Knysna: Sunset Lagoon Cruise
- Plettenberg Bay: Bungee Jumping with Zipline and Sky Walk
- Cape Town: Garden Route and Addo Elephant Park 6-Day Safari
The Garden Route in South Africa is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and diverse wildlife. But it's not just nature that attracts visitors to this region during the summer months. The Garden Route is also home to a vibrant array of summer festivals that are sure to delight both locals and tourists alike. From music festivals to food and wine events, the Garden Route offers something for everyone. Here's a 500-word overview of the summer festivals in Garden Route, followed by 20 suggestions on how to make the most of your experience.
1. Tsitsikamma Woodcutters' Journey
Immerse yourself in the age-old tradition of woodcutting at the Tsitsikamma Woodcutters' Journey. Witness the skill and precision of woodcutters as they demonstrate their craft, and learn about the history of this important trade.
2. Storms River Traverse
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Storms River Traverse. This multi-stage trail running race takes participants through ancient forests, river crossings, and breathtaking coastal views. It's a test of endurance and a feast for the senses.
3. Garden Route Walking Festival
Explore the natural wonders of the Garden Route on foot at the Garden Route Walking Festival. Join guided hikes and trails led by experts and discover hidden gems along the way. It's a great opportunity to connect with nature and stay active.