Take the scenic route

The Route 62 offers some of the most beautiful roads and passes.

Historical Buildings

Travelling the Route 62, you’ll find it dotted with magnificent historical architecture.

Unique Plant Life

From the Cape all the way through to the Langkloof, each region on the Route 62 is blessed with its own unique plant life.


Each town has its own style of preparing well-cooked meals with unique ingredients. 

What does the Route 62 entail?

What makes this route particularly special is the hospitality of the region and its people.

Here you’ll meet a special type of people along the way – colourful and diverse, down to earth, friendly and always eager to lend a helping hand. Meandering between Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, the Langkloof and Port Elizabeth, the Route 62 offers a shorter, more scenic alternative to the N2 highway. From the cold Atlantic waters of the Western Cape to the warm currents of the Indian Ocean along the coast of the Eastern Cape, this route delivers an unforgettable South African travelling experience.

The Route 62 is a tourist’s dream come true, promising an endless array of activities and priceless, lifelong memories.

Enjoy the ride!

Kleinplaas Holiday Resort - Oudtshoorn
Kleinplaas Holiday Resort Oudtshoorn

Things to Do

Travelling along the Route 62, tourists will have the opportunity to experience loads of fun-filled activities. These include everything from wine tasting and vineyard tours, to horseback riding with stunning mountain backdrops and beach scenery.

This route has something for everyone. Adrenaline junkies can get their fix with exciting zipline trips, skydiving and rock climbing. Nature lovers can enjoy hiking, bird watching or meet the Big Five on an authentic African bush safari.

The route even boasts the largest show cave in South Africa. And these are only a few of the activities you’ll encounter along the way; there are lots more to explore!


With so many outstanding accommodation establishments along the route, you’re sure to find an option perfectly suited to your needs.

Whether you prefer large bustling resorts, rustic farm style cabins, cosy beach-front cottages or luxury game lodges – take your pick of these great accommodation options that will suit both your taste and your budget.

Where to eat

With a host of superb restaurants, speciality eateries, wineries and craft distilleries to choose from, foodies are faced with an embarrassment of riches. Gourmet burgers, seafood platters, traditional home-style meals; if you can name it, it’s probably on the menu.

So, for those who delight in good food & drink, get ready for a tantalisingly delicious journey down the Route 62.

Route 62 map
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Oaksrest Vineyards Accommodation & Venue
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge
Hazenjacht Karoo Lifestyle
Chandelier Game Lodge
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm
Kleinplaas Holiday Resort
Willow Creek Olive Estate
El Dorado Private Collection
Graham Beck Wine Estate
Mo & Rose at Soekershof
Celebratio Pomegranate Farm
Prince Albert Tourism
Fossil Hills Accommodation & Venue
Oudtshoorn Tourism
Owls Rest
Barry House on Riverton
Soetdoring Self Catering
De Zeekoe