Who said having a great time with the family meant breaking the bank?
Having a good time with your family shouldn't cost a fortune. We've sourced some the best budget-friendly activities for family in and around the Garden Route, for under R500. Take a look.
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Featherbed Nature Reserve, Knysna
The Featherbed Nature Reserve excursion offers you a little taste of everything and so is great for families with a boat cruise, tractor ride, short walk and great views.
Cost: R450 per adult (R105 for children 4-15) for the Eco Experience, excluding buffet lunch
Contact: +27 (0)44 382-1693/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't Miss:Wild Oats Community market
Entrance to the market is free. But take R100 to buy nibbles or handmade goods.
Birds of Eden, Plettenberg Bay
Birds of Eden is a giant aviary set in the forest and incorporates the indigenous forest and waterfalls by using elevated walkways. Go explore nature together.
Cost: R210 per adult and R105 per child. Children under the age of 3 are free.
Contact: 082 979 5683 / 044 534 8906/ www.birdsofeden.co.za
R120 for adults, R100 pensioners and students, R90 for kids 3-12 years (2 years and under are free)
Ocean Blue Adventures, Plettenberg Bay
Ocean Blue Adventures offers close and personal awe-inspiring encounters with the fascinating majestic whales and dolphins in the bay ( from July to November with peak season being August to October).
Cost: R500 per adult and R250 – R400 per child