Garden Route Family Holiday

The Garden Route & Klein Karoo is arguably the most geared up South Africa Family Friendly Destination with ample on offer for all, from adrenaline pumping adventures to lazy days on Blue Flag Beaches.

As tailor-made holiday specialists, we have compiled our Top Recommended Things to Do with Kids on the Garden Route.  It’s a list of our favorite activities & attractions including fun adventures, farm stalls, restaurants, beaches and everything in-between that appeals to families with children of all ages, from infants to adolescents.

We’ve divided the list into each specific area, for easy reference. Enjoy the read and enjoy your time in Nature’s Playground!

NOTE: HelloGardenRoute assists with booking most of the below mentioned activities, ensuring that you and your family enjoy a seamless, hassle-free holiday. Contact us now ~ we’re always happy to help!


Garden Route For Families: Activities & Attractions


  • Bloukrans Bungee Jumping
  • Blackwater Tubing
  • Waterfall Ziplining
  • Treetop Canopy Tour READ OUR BLOG HERE
  • Segway Tours
  • Woodcutters Journey
  • Visit the Big Tree
  • Suspension Bridge Walk
  • Marilyn’s 60’s Diner


  • Birds of Eden
  • Monkeyland
  • Tenikwa Wildlife Centre
  • Radical Raptors
  • The Elephant Sanctuary
  • Ocean Blue Adventures
  • Day Safari at Plett Game Reserve
  • Puzzle Park
  • AdventureLand
  • Keurbooms River Canoe
  • Swimming at Central & Keurbooms Beaches
  • Robberg Nature Reserve Walk
  • The Heath Farm Stall
  • Lookout Deck Restaurant  



  • Acrobranch WildWoods Tree Top Adventures
  • Visit and River Hike at Teniqua
  • Pinelake Marina
  • Vintage Cars
  • Cycle around the Village
  • Canoe on the Lagoon
  • Myoli Beach
  • Timberlake Organic Farm Village & Food
  • Wild Oats Farmer’s Market


  • Touw River Boat Cruise
  • Bicycle & Scooter Hire
  • Segway Tours
  • Paragliding
  • Horse Trails
  • Map of Africa
  • Fishing at Gerickes Point
  • Touw River Canoe
  • Leentjiesklip Beach
  • Kingfisher Trail
  • Milkwood Village
  • Craft Market at Fairy Knowe Hotel


  • Kloofing
  • Waterfall Abseiling
  • Canoe
  • Beach


  • Surfing
  • Beach
  • Fishing


  • Powervan
  • RedBerry Farm
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • George Arts Theatre
  • Trasnet Railway Museum
  • George Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Outeniqua Farmer’s Market
  • Old Townhouse Restaurant



  • Cango Caves
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch
  • Cango Ostrich Farm
  • Wilgewandel Farm
  • Day Safari at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
  • Meerkat Encounters
  • Outdoor Adventures