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Activities To Do In George That Will Make You Want to Book Your George Holiday Accommodation

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Outeniqua Transport Museum

The Outeniqua Transport Museum in George, located along the enchanting Garden Route, is a captivating destination for history enthusiasts, engineering aficionados, and anyone curious about South Africa's transportation evolution. Established in 1992 by the South...

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Redberry Farm

Redberry Farm

Redberry Farm, nestled at the base of the picturesque Outeniqua mountains just outside George in the Western Cape, is an enchanting family destination that seamlessly blends country living with delightful berry experiences. This idyllic farmstead, surrounded by the...

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Outeniqua Family Market

Outeniqua Family Market

Welcome to the Outeniqua Family Market, hailed as one of the top 5 things to do in George! Open every Saturday from 8 am until 2 pm, this vibrant market promises a diverse and enjoyable experience for visitors of all ages. Boasting more than 150 food and craft stalls,...

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Friemersheim DIY Walk

Friemersheim DIY Walk

The Friemersheim DIY Walk offers a delightful and unique experience for families visiting the Garden Route in South Africa. Located on a circular route through the picturesque countryside between George and Mossel Bay, Friemersheim was originally established as a...

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Nestled in the heart of the Garden Route, George in South Africa is a city that boasts a harmonious blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and cultural richness. As the sixth oldest town in South Africa, George has a history that contributes to its charm, while its proximity to scenic landscapes adds to its allure.

One of the key attractions in George is the Outeniqua Transport Museum. Situated in a former locomotive shed built in 1932, the museum is a treasure trove for railway enthusiasts. It houses over 50 steam locomotives, carriages, vintage buses, cars, and motorcycles. Visitors can explore the giants of the rails, including the last surviving Victoria Class locomotive in the world, which once traversed the Garden Route. The museum also offers train rides on a restored steam train through the picturesque Outeniqua Mountains.

For those seeking a trip down memory lane, the George area is home to the Outeniqua Family Market, offering more than 150 food and craft stalls. This market, which opened in 2011, has become a vibrant shopping destination, providing farm-fresh produce, international cuisine, sweet treats, and unique gifts. With live entertainment, undercover seating, and activities for kids, the market is a bustling hub of local culture.

Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the serene surroundings of the Garden Route Botanical Garden. This botanical gem spans over three hectares and showcases the rich biodiversity of the region. Visitors can explore themed gardens, walking trails, and a treetop canopy walkway. The garden is not only a haven for plant enthusiasts but also a peaceful retreat for those seeking relaxation.

The nearby Redberry Farm offers a delightful family experience. As a commercial strawberry grower, the farm allows visitors to pick their own strawberries, navigate the Southern Hemisphere’s largest permanent hedge maze, and enjoy various outdoor activities. The farm’s attractions include a miniature train ride, a large outdoor playground, and bumper boats.

Whether exploring historical treasures, enjoying fresh produce at the market, immersing oneself in botanical wonders, or engaging in family-friendly adventures, George stands as a multifaceted destination with something to offer every type of traveler.

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