George, is situated on the Garden Route half-way between two major cities, Cape Town in the Western Cape and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. The town is surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountains, forests, rivers and picturesque farmlands. With sophisticated road, air and rail links to all major centres in South Africa, it is a convenient base from which to explore the many attractions of the surrounding area.
At the foot of the magnificent Outeniqua mountains there is an abundance of trails and mountain walks in unspoilt indigenous forests for all nature lovers to enjoy, with the Indian Ocean on its doorstep! Please exercise caution when on hiking trails - see our safety advice for more information.
As one of South Africa’s renowned golfing destinations, George offers around 10 golf courses, driving ranges and a world class golf academy. These courses include the Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate, Oubaai Golf Estate and the George Golf Club.
The Outeniqua Transport Museum houses replica of old stations, displays of locomotives, coaches etc. - certainly worth a visit and fun for the whole family.
The activities directory provides more information on places to go and things to do.
George is the main business centre of the Garden Route and offers excellent conference facilities, businesses, shopping centres, transport and sporting facilities, with fantastic accommodation options ranging from hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, self-catering units and lodges.
For more information on George, please see :
www.george-info.co.za as well as our online magazine at
|George Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)44 801 9295|
|Fax:||+27(0)44 873 5228|
|Address:||124 York Street