16 Rainy Day Ideas along the Garden Route

One always hopes for perfect sunny days during your travels.  So what happens if its cloudy and rainy out?  We’ve put together a list of 16 Rainy Day Ideas along the Garden Route.

  1. Experience day-to-day life in the Township, book a Township tour with Jonas Gidwa.
  2. Visit the Knysna Library in Memorial Square.
  3. Pop in to the art galleries:
  4. Relax in one of Knysna’s quaint pubs:
    • The Bell @ Belvidere (Knysna’s oldest pub)
    • Olde’s Pub in Grey Street
    • Bosuns Pub on George Rex Drive
  5. Learn about our rich and colourful history at The Old Goal & Millwood House Museum in Queen Street.
  6. Visit the historical churches of Knysna
  7. Treat yourself to a Spa day at Le Spa Tranquille, Reflexology from Louise Kingswell, aromatherapy or sports massages from Ilse Blume or body stress relief from Archie.
  8. Go grab a beer at Mitchell’s brewery and enjoy a brewery tour.
  9. Try some Oysters at:
  10. Enjoy the scenery and mosaic artwork in Sedgefield – The tortoise is a symbol of the 1st slow town in South Africa.
  11. See wooden birds being made at Birds of Knysna.
  12. Have fun at a “look and cook” evening with the Kilzers, enjoy the delicious meal while having a wonderful time – Wednesday nights only.
  13. Drive the 7 passes road just outside Knysna and enjoy the beautiful scenery and stops on the way.
  14. Spend a day tasting wine:
  15. Grab a book and spend the day reading in bed.
  16. And then there is always retail therapy! Buy something unique and beautiful at one of the shops in The Boatshed.

Photo cred:  Oysters R Us