South Africa is a great place to do a road trip and the Garden Route is one of the best for self-drivers. Well-maintained roads, modern infrastructure and lots of options for refreshments and accommodation make it popular with visitors year-round. This itinerary idea offers a classic route, starting in Cape Town and ending with an Eastern Cape Big 5 safari, taking in the inimitable Garden Route in between.
This journey has been broken up into manageable chunks so you arrive at your hotel or lodge with plenty of time and energy to explore the surrounding area and make the most of your driving holiday. Couples and families can both enjoy the variety of landscapes, activities and experiences this itinerary offers.