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Pink Loerie – the Reunion – to take flight in April

26 February 2021 Press release on behalf of the Pink Loerie Foundation – immediate release Pink Loerie Foundation – The...

Destination Garden Route - Knysna Oyster Festival 2021

2021 Knysna Oyster Festival moves dates

Knysna Oyster Festival 2021 moves dates to July 9 - 18, 2021 for hybrid event.

The power of belonging

Belonging to the right groups and organizations is vital for your business' voice to be heard as well as personal well-being, argues Ypie Kingma, Managing Director of Destination Garden Route.

Destination Garden Route - SANParks remains open, covid-19

SANParks Garden Route to introduce stricter measures, remains open

SANParks Garden Route to introduce stricter measures, but remains open. Response to the Garden Route being declared a hotspot in the fight against Covid-19.

Garden Route declared hotspot

Garden Route declared hotspot

Garden Route declared hotspot. While beaches are closed, there is a huge variety of activities, experiences and tourist attractions to be enjoyed.

Destination Garden Route - Oudtshoorn & De Rust are open!

Oudtshoorn contests media reports

Oudtshoorn tourism stakeholders is open and safe during COVID-19. Wide open spaces, safety protocols and plenty of fresh air await.

Destination Garden Route - Blue Flag

Garden Route Blue Flag beach destination

Garden Route favorite beach destination with 17 Blue Flag beaches along its coastline.

Destination Garden Route - Days of Bagnold Summer to premiere at GRIFF

Movie “Days of Bagnold Summer” to premiere at Garden Route International Film Festival (GRIFF)

Movie “Days of Bagnold Summer” to premiere at Garden Route International Film Festival (GRIFF).

Orange for international travel

From October 1, 2020 South Africa's borders open for international travel. African countries get green light, others on orange.

Destination Garden Route - open space in nature

Are smaller establishments better off post-Covid?

Are smaller establishments better off post-Covid? And how will it affect the Garden Route and Klein Karoo?