About us

Garden Route Connexion was founded by passionate, hospitable people who share their love for the Garden Route and find great pleasure in sharing it with others.

Carefully chosen partners to provide the best Garden Route experience.

All products in the Garden Route Connexion portfolio are owner managed and therefore we are committed to offer you, our guest, only the best possible Garden Route experience. 

Single point of contact

As your single point of contact, we will tailor your Garden Route itinerary to meet your personal preferences. The Garden Route is a gem to be explored, allow us to lead the way.  

Accommodation partners

Boardwalk lodge

Boardwalk Lodge, a four-star guest house and self-catering lodge, is arguably one of the most successful and popular retreats within the tranquil seaside village of Wilderness.
Set high on the slopes above the village, a short stroll from the beach and lake below, the lodge’s innovative design, exclusive features and excellent facilities provide the ultimate Wilderness experience. 

Cinnamon Boutique Guest House

Cinnamon Boutique Guest House provides the finest Wilderness accommodation there is to offer. The guest house consists of 13 luxurious suites, most with their own balconies (facing either the mountain or the ocean), King-size beds, fantastic bathrooms and their own sitting areas. Other room amenities include air conditioning, big-screen satellite TV and free wi-fi internet. 

Knysna Log Inn

 Built entire with wood, the hotel embodies an “indigenous” concept combining the character and spirit of surrounding indigenous forests with Knysna’s romantic history.

Town center and the waterfront are within easy walking distance.

wine estate & Activity Partners

Jakkalsvlei wine estate

 Nestled deep in the valleys of the Outeniquamountains, lie the hidden treasure that is Jakkalsvlei wine estate in the beautiful, world famous Garden Route. Born from the earth, crafted with passion, Jakkalsvlei wine is unique in being one of only a hand full of wines cultivated in this picturesque region. Directly translated as jackals’ marsh, Jakkalsvlei is named after all the jackals seen in the mountains surrounding the farmland.

indalu elephant experience

Indalu is a stunning game reserve situated just 30km outside Mossel Bay in the Western Cape, South Africa. We are situated along a magnificent coastline in one of the best holiday destinations in the world.

We offer guided tours with the elephants so you can get up close and personal with the animals. Touch, feed and interact with these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

Specialist Eco-Tour Guide partners

True South Travel

 True South Travel focusses its services on the needs of the discerning traveller who seeks the road less traveled. Our service offering is unique, specialised and personalised to our clients specific needs and expectations.

Garden route botanical garden

The Gardens offers a much needed sanctuary for all kinds of critters, birds, insects small animals and indigenous flora. Into Photography? The Gardens presents an abundance of great photo moments - with the mountains as your backdrop & nature all around!  For the leisure at heart, the gardens hosts endless paths, a tea garden and a bird hide. More adventure -  try out our cycling & hiking trails...

Social and Environmental responsible partner

The H.O.P.E. Foundation

We are passionate about the Garden Route and its people. Learn more about our social upliftment and environmental awareness programs.  


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