George South Africa by Garden Route Directory This site is devoted to you Dear Reader, interested in information about Accommodation, Things to Do, Real Estate and Visiting the beautiful town and area of George in the heart of the Garden Route. You will find the greatest places to stay, to dine out and of course updated information about events in and around George. Thank you for visiting George! Yorgo Nestoridis Editor
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm Hartenbos, March2, 2009 Wilgewandel Holiday Farm invites you to a fun-filled day of excitement in the heart of the Klein Karoo. Wilgewandel is located only 25km from Oudtshoorn on the R328, on route to the Cango Caves. We offer a multitude of fun activities for young and old. Bring your friends and family and join us for some genuine farm style hospitality, fresh air and a good, hearty meal. The kids will love it! CAMEL RIDES: Come and meet our friendly camels. They are: Abraham, Joshua, Moses, Vossie, Josef, Tabo & Nelson. 18 Hole GHWARRA-GHWARRA GOLF: Fun and entertaining putt-putt for young and old alike.” DONKEY CART RIDES: Going for a ride in a donkey cart is a lot of fun. FARM ANIMALS: In true farm style we have a variety of tame animals to feed. These include rabbits, a pig, billy goats, ostriches and sheep. BUMPER BOATS: This is a very nice and safe activity to do with your kids. HIKING TRAILS: For the more energetic weve got a 30-60 minute hiking trail. “FOEFIE SLIDE”: You are dared to glide over our farm dam with our 100m foefie slide. “PYP KARRE” Exiting and great fun,one or […]
The Redberry Farm – George Hartenbos, February 20, 2009 The Redberry Farm is situated just outside of George and close to Fancourt Golf Estate on the Garden Route of South Africa. This farm is suitable for young and old, with lots of fun activities to keep you entertained with all day long. The Farm also offers horse riding for everone. The Redberry Farm has the best strawberry you could ever imagine! Pick your own strawberries and enjoy the finest quality of carefully selected berries. The tea garden is set in a tranquil atmosphere were you can relax while enjoying a lunch or afternoon tea. It is the ideal setting for birthday parties and other functions. Their Country stall offers you a range of strawberry products and also ranges of non-strawberry products like gifts, cheese, feta, cherry peppers and much more. Tour groups, pensioner groups, school groups and any other group are all welcome as long as prior bookings are made. The Farm is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays and on Public holidays as well.
George Botanical Gardens Hartenbos, February 20, 2009 When visiting George on the Garden Route of South Africa a visit to the George Botanical Gardens should be on you list of places to see. The garden was started in 1997 by a group of volunteers who were concerned about the diminishing indigenous flora of the area. Many flowering plants from the Garden Route and inland Southern Cape, many of which area rarely seen are to be found here. A wide variety of birds, insects and small animals can be sighted. A variety of exciting botanical & environmentally resources, courses & events are offered. Guided tours of the herbarium and garden can be booked. While walking in the gardens you have magnificent views of the George and Cradock peaks of the Outeniqua Mountain. Among the many species of wide plants and flowers are the Erica’s, Protea’s Restio’s and Succulents off the Karoo
One of the items that should be on your list of thing to do and experience when in Mossel Bay in the Garden Route of South Africa, should be a trip on the Romonza. The Romonza is a licensed passenger boat for whale watching, sunset cruises, seal island cruises and educational and private cruises. Through out the trip there is running commentary. Just do not forget you camera! Whales which are the greatest mammals on earth are sighted in the Mossel Bay area regularly from June to November. Passengers are welcome to bring their own picnic baskets. No matter what time of day you wish to go on a trip, the Romonza runs every hour on the hour. This is an ideal excursion for the whole family!
Mossel Bay Fishing Charters Mossel Bay Fishing Charter When you are visiting the Garden Route of South Africa and you are a keen fisherman, you have to explore the Indian Ocean’s fishing opportunities on the southern coast of South Africa. Deep sea fishing in the Mossel Bay area is an interesting sport and can be most rewarding. There are several companies offering fishing charters. When I choose someone to take me out to the sea I am looking for a company that puts safety first and has a reliable and experienced skipper. Another very important point is that the skipper must be able and willing to search for the fish and find it in order for you to have a great catch. Mossel Bay Fishing Charters has it all. They offer a deep Sea fishing trips that you never will forget. Their two boats named Dankie Pa and Sweet Talk are well equipped and can easily accommodate 12 people each. They supply all the gear and bait and you keep everything you catch – as long as it is in the allowed bag size. All you need is a valid fishing license, food, beverage and sun tan lotion. Contact Details: […]