This George hotel on the Garden Route is close to an 18-hole George golf course, sports facilities, pristine beaches and great places for hiking and horse riding. Guests at this hotel in George will find it an excellent base for wine tasting in Herold, local markets, beaches, nature reserves and Cango Caves. Protea Hotel Outeniqua is situated in the historic heart of George, a stroll from old world shops and modern shopping malls.
From this George hotel on Garden Route, guests can visit local berry farms to pick their own fruit and also go cheese tasting or take a dairy farm tour. Going inland there are the Cango Caves of Oudtshoorn, or on the coast there is the Knysna Elephant Sanctuary and the Featherbed Nature Reserve which overlooks Knysna Lagoon and Heads.
One of the best ways to see stunning countryside on the Garden Route is to take a ride on the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe steam train and Power Van, which departs from the Outeniqua Transport Museum, travelling between George and Mossel Bay. In Mossel Bay there is a museum complex, great beaches and a Wild Cat Sanctuary to visit.