Garden Route

Garden Route

George Botanical Gardens

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

Romonza – Seal Island Trips

  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 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: […]