Nestling at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountains in the Southern Cape, George is an easy-going hamlet surrounded by mountains, rivers and forests. Despite its laid-back approach, George is known for being the administrative capital of the Southern Cape, and offers a large variety of conference facilities, restaurants and tourist attractions. George is loved for its unrivalled natural beauty, vast stretches of beaches and tranquillity. Situated at the centre of South Africa’s Garden Route in the Cape Wildflower Floral Kingdom, George is an ideal base for Airlink’s passengers wishing to explore the region.
For your return journey, fly back to Cape Town or Johannesburg with Airlink and travel beyond to other key leisure destinations.
WHERE TO STAY
Tourism Corporation Africa
Tourism Corporation Africa is an iconic organisation offering the epitome of luxurious travel at the most authentic and beautiful safari camps, lodges and pristine private islands on the African continent. You will feel the soul and heart of Africa. We invite you to come and explore the Africa we know and love.
De Hoop Collection
Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop – sea, sand dunes, the vlei, a floral sensation of rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope, 260 different bird species and the Potberg Mountains. Accommodation ranges from equipped self-catering cottages and houses to luxury suites.
Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
Renowned as the perfect holiday destination, the hotel is set on the Knysna Quays Waterfront with the lagoon at your doorstep.
Premier Resort The Moorings, Knysna
Premier Resort The Moorings, Knysna on the Garden Route offers 108 luxury air-conditioned rooms and waterfront villas as well as business and conference facilities. Guests can enjoy the abundance of outdoor activities as well as a variety of shopping experiences and historical attractions.
Fancourt, South Africa’s premier lifestyle resort, is nestled in the heart of South Africa’s Garden Route, 7 km from George Airport.
17onWellington Suite Hotel
4 Star Suite Hotel that offers budget rooms and fully equipped self catering or serviced accommodation. Situated in the centre of George walking distance to top restaurants, grocery stores, schools and approximately 10.5km from Victoria Bay as well as George airport.
George is ideally situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. With well-established tourism infrastructure yet a relaxed small-town atmosphere, George is an ideal base from which to explore the Garden Route, Tsitsikamma National Park, and Sedgefield beaches.
What to do in George
The Swartberg Mountains
The Swartberg Mountains near Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo are a must for spectacular vistas and dramatic mountain passes. The range is said to be one of the greatest mountain folds in the world, making your visit unforgettable.
An estate located in South Africa’s Garden Route and spreading over George in particular. Fancourt will appeal to all and golf-lovers will appreciate The Manor House luxury hotel, which is tucked away in Fancourt.
George, Garden Route - South Africa Tourism
The Garden Route is a popular and scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa. It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River.