Usually describing an area
of the Cape's south coast between the cities of Cape Town and Port Elizabeth (although
strictly it's just Mossel Bay to Plettenburg Bay), the Garden Route is green
There are no 'gardens' as such, just a huge expanse of verdant forests, deep green valleys and
Anyone coming from the English countryside may not be as
impressed with this part of South Africa because much of the scenery is not
so far different from home, but it is very easy on the eye and there are interesting
places to visit.
Whales can be seen at Mossel
Bay, and the town of Knysna and its lagoon are well worth going to.