Welcome to Outeniqua Hop Route


The “Land of Milk and Honey” is the rough Khoi translation of “Outeniqua”

This, the hub of the Garden Route of South Africa is well known for its spectacular scenic beauty and mild equable climate throughout the year. Its magnificent mountains scenery, its intoxicating natural flora, its beautiful beaches and Indian Ocean hewn cliffs falling to the ocean are just part of the rich cultural heritage and attractions that welcome the tourist seeking that somewhere special holiday, destination. Both holiday- makers and international visitors alike planning to visit the region for its championship Golf courses or its variety of adventure activities, are spoilt for choice of staying at budget to the most luxurious lodges, hotels, guest houses and many types of tourist accommodation available and restaurants that cover all gastronomic requirements or budgets.

The Outeniqua basin is a mosaic of peace and tranquil to sooth your soul by being close to nature. mysterious forests, farmlands, sweeping lakes and wetlands, empty, unspoilt beaches and narrow forested winding passes bounded by the Brak river in the west and Segfield in the east and Herold & Waarboomskraal to the North.

Throughout these fascinating and varied landscapes, the threads that bind them all together is our indigenous fynbos and the warmth of our local hospitality, of the people who live here in Eden of South Africa.

Being able to offer, unlike any other part of the world a part of Africa so unique and magical in its diversity, that it´s been called part of "nature´s garden". It is an infinitely diverse region that uses an overriding theme of natural beauty to incorporate rocky shores, mysterious forests, breathtaking mountains, lakes, and vast open vistas. With a most temperate climate, Outeniqua promises to be an all-year-round, unforgettable South African experience.

It is a bustling community during the summer, an ideal temperate retreat in winter-why not join us by staying with one of the listed OTA web site accommodation establishments and eating out at the listed restaurants or taking tours –adventure activities with the listed activity vendors, merely click on the area of choice on the map or on the drop down tab on the website to make your choice of a holiday never to be forgotten.