The Garden Route and surrounds are now home to some of South Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges and game reserves. They're not really in one location along the Garden Route, but are scattered along it. The lodges are popular as they offer the closest ‘real safari’ experience to Cape Town and are in malaria-free areas. An easy combination of beach and bush. The Garden Route game reserves are becoming increasingly popular and we recommend you enjoy a safari in this part of the world before the crowds arrive.
While many of the reserves, such as Kwandwe, Shamwari, Idwala Game Lodge and Addo Elephant Park, are situated close to Port Elizabeth at the Eastern end of the Garden Route, others such as Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and Gondwana are closer to Cape Town at the Western end of the Garden Route.
A Garden Route Safari can be easily combined with time in Cape Town and other parts of South Africa. The Rhino Africa consultants are experts on the Garden Route and will help you plan your ideal itinerary.
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