Making the Most of Your Trip to George

Known for its incredible safari adventures, family fun hot-spots, as well as interesting breweries and wine estates, George is a sought-after holiday destination when it comes to South African locals and international tourists alike. Read on for a list of the top five places to visit / things to do, and make the most of your trip to George.

Pay a Visit to the Outeniqua Transport Museum
The young and old cannot get enough of what this exciting museum has to offer. Chockfull of old steam trains from times gone by, and providing visitors with the opportunity to hop on a Powervan for a glorious trip up the Montagu Pass, it is a must on every itinerary.  The scope of this beloved museum is so broad, it is a refreshing experience for all regardless of whether or not you are a self-confessed train enthusiast.

Explore Redberry Farm
The perfect family-friendly destination that has it all, Redberry Farm is often referred to as George’s pride and joy. Venture there with your little ones and spend the day picking strawberries, feeding the rabbits and enjoying exciting mini train rides. The outdoor playground is sure to be a big hit with the kids, while the adults will love the relaxing tea garden. Either way, a trip to George would not be complete without a family-oriented visit to Redberry Farm.

Indulge in the Best Beer and Wine
George is home to Herold Wine Estate and Robertson Brewing Company, both of which are the places to be if you wish to indulge in some wine tasting or a glug or two of delicious craft beer. Robertson Brewing Company boasts a comforting pub, as well as interesting brewery tours and beer tastings. Similarly, Herold Wine Estate offers tours and tastings, along with homey cottage accommodation for tourists’ onsite.

Release Your Inner Adrenaline Junkie
George offers incredible physical adventures in the form of abseiling, hiking and rappelling.  If this sounds like the ideal way in which to spend your holiday, be sure to get in touch with an outdoor activities company that will ensure your safety whilst you embrace all that the outdoors has to offer.

See a Show at the Oakhurst George Arts Theatre
Local and international talent is known to perform at the Oakhurst George Arts Theatre all year round. Depending on the exact time of year that you visit, you could watch a full length production, enjoy dance excerpts or even partake in some nail-biting quizzes. Either way, you’re always in for a fun night out.

Now that you know what to see and do when visiting this wonderful city, it is finally time to book your flights to George. Luckily for the budget-conscious, you will find the most affordable flight specials when you choose to travel with SA Express. Book your tickets here and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime!

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