Private and Personalised sightseeing tours of the Garden Route

We are all very passionate about this area & enjoy sharing our love of the Garden Route with interested travellers & would be happy to assist in any bookings or recommendations. Because of the central location of Acorn Guest House, day trips thru-out the area are very popular – listed below are some of the tours we could arrange, itineraries can be changed to accommodate your fancies!

Wilderness – Visit Eden Adventures Enjoy a leisurely walk through indigenous forest to the confluence of the Kaaimans & Silver Rivers. Abseil in the serene Kaaimans Gorge next to a magnificent waterfall.

Touw River canoeing - The most popular is to pack a picnic and some swimming gear, hire a canoe and head to the Touw River.

Waterfall. Knysna – travel by road to Knysna; ferry ride; tour of Knysna; return to George via lakes district.

Plettenberg Bay – travel by road to Knysna; ferry ride; tour of Plett; visit Knysna Elephant park; return to George via lakes district.

Mountain passes – travel by road to Oudtshoorn via Outeniqua Pass; short tour of Oudtshoorn; travel by road to Prince Albert via the Swart Berg Pass; return to Oudtshoorn via the Meiringspoort Pass and De Rust; return to George via the Montague Pass.

Oudtshoorn – travel by road to Oudtshoorn via the Outeniqua Pass; visit ostrich farm,CangoCaves and Cango Wildlife Ranch.

Mossel Bay – travel to Mossel Bay by steam train; visit Dias Museum; short tour of Mossel Bay; return to George via Great Bark and Glentana.

Day tour of George – visit strawberry and dairy farms, visit cheese producer.

Other tours – the Garden Route is renowned for its natural beauty and offers the adventurous traveller a host of options to explore our coastline, lakes and natural forests.


Explore the Garden route from our doorstep through Geocaching. Within 10km of Acorn Guest House, there are 85 geocaches to find out of 2300 in the Western Cape alone.

These will take you to our local landmarks, on epic hikes and to our nearby beaches to mention a few. Visit link below for more details.