Garden Route

Garden Route Tours & Safaris

A long stretch of an incredible coastline set against a mountainous backdrop, the scenic Garden Route is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa.We have a wide range of guided tours and safaris for the Garden Route for families and romantics alike.

While you are touring with Lyon Tours & Safaris the many day trips and activities on offer which we include in many of our packages are: canopy tours through the Tsitsikamma Forest, visits to Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and the Elephant Sanctuary close to Knysna are non-negotiable for families with kids. If you’re a golf enthusiast, enjoy a round or two at some of the Garden Route’s award-winning 18-hole courses designed by greats like Gary Player, Ratief Goosen & Ernie Els.

A Garden Route holiday also combines well with a stay in Cape Town and ends off beautifully with a safari in the Eastern Cape. Starting in the Mother City before hitting the beaches of the Garden Route and then the malaria-free Big 5 reserves of the Eastern Cape.


Garden Route

 3 Night Garden Route Guided Tour

A short 3 nights along the Garden Route to get a taste of why this is one of the most popular regions of South Africa. Your guide accompanies you throughout the tour creating a picture of how this area developed through the ages. This package includes visits to the Tsitsikamma National Park, Knysna, Outdshoorn and along the famous R62.





 9 Nights Luxury Garden Route Tour & Private Safari

This exclusively guided package offers some of the best experiences offered in South Africa. Guests are escorted throughout the tour. Guests on this tour enjoy an ultimate Safari experience at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape before travelling into the Garden Route. All the stays in this package are of the highest quality with exceptional experiences along this route.





 Classic Garden Route & Addo Tour

A fantastic package offering value for money. All accommodations are on a 4 star scale and guests enjoy all the standard activities and more on this tour. The guests are accompanied throughout this tour by a qualified tour guide who knows the Garden Route intimately and is able to offer insights into the history of the area.




Eastern Cape Safari Lodge

 Garden Route Winter Luxury Special

This tour consists of a fantastic combination of luxury lodges, country houses and Hotels. Traellers who choose to enjoy this self drive tour of the Garden Route can enjoy a winter special rate which makes this package VERY attractive.




Our recommended Garden Route Lodges & accommodations


Hog Hollow Country House – Book NOW


The Plettenberg – Book NOW

Tsala Treetop Lodge – Book NOW

Schoon Oordt Country House