Discover what George, Western Cape has to offer
No matter how long your stay, you will instantly fall in love with the city along the Cape Garden Route. As the main hub of the garden route you are only a short drive from some of the most magnificent scenery and fun things to do in the area.
Things to do in George:
Browse the many beautiful stalls and organic food stalls in a relaxed and welcoming ambiance.
The Sedgefield Market
This vibey market has an array of artists and food stalls to keep you entertained, well fed and shopping up a storm.
The Red Berry Farm
Go strawberry picking, have a cold craft beer and delicious food while watching the Outeniqua Mountains. This is a great family day out with lots of things for kids to do and parents to enjoy.
The Choe Tjoe Train Museum
Be transported to days gone by when travelling was a statement and all the ladies wore hats. The museum is a lovely place to stroll through and see the ways we used to travel. There are classic cars, boats, trains – you name it, they will have it and all in pristine condition. Go through on a Saturday and take the Power Van 30 km ride to The GrootBraak River when you can have lunch or a picnic to end off the day.
Create a pot, plate or bowl and have a fun afternoon together as you let your creative juices flow in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Restaurants with Great Atmosphere
There is a wide range of coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. You will find one that suits your budget and mood. You can enjoy live music from local artists and dine on delicious meals that will stay in the memory banks for some time.
Hiking and Mountain Biking
There are a variety of sporty activities to enjoy and soak in the natural beauty of fauna and flora in the area. There are various fitness levels to choose from.
The Botanical Gardens
This leisurely walk through a manicured garden cannot be missed. The fauna and flora in the area is just breath taking. Watch the bird wildlife come alive around you.
George is the golfing capital of South Africa, the famous Fancourt is a 10 minute drive away. Whether it be the fancy greens or local municipal golf course, you are sure to have a wonderful day out. Visit 4 of the top 40 golf estates in the country around George.
Play in the Sea
George offers beautiful bays where you can enjoy a fun-filled day on pristine beaches and safe swimming. Play in rock pools, enjoy a sundowner by the sea or take a long stroll along the shoreline. You will find plenty of choices only a short drive away from where you stay.
The Weather in George
Plan for wind, rain, heat and sunshine, that’s just a typical day. In George, the summers are comfortable and dry, the winters are long and cool, and it is mostly clear year-round.
Decimal coordinates: -34.2527 18.4458
Altitude: 111 m.
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