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!
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!
From scenic mountain views to magnificent beach views, 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.