Car Hire George Airport
Address & Contact DetailsGeorge Airport, George. Tel: 27 44 876 9314
Find your perfect car hire at George AirportGeorge, located in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, is an attractive city popular with both business and leisure travellers.
Pick up the keys to your Avis car hired at George Airport and open up a world of fascinating sights.
Plan your journey from George AirportGeorge Airport is around a 30-minute drive (via the R102) from George – one of South Africa’s oldest towns nestled in the heart of the Garden Route. With a kaleidoscope of scenic and historic treasures to uncover, the day trip options are endless.
The moderate climate, beautiful beaches and diverse landscapes lend themselves to outdoor activities. Try your hand at diving, waterskiing, cycling, surfing or canoeing.
If you’re in search of a different kind of challenge, don’t miss the chance to explore the maze at Redberry Farm. Said to be the largest hedge maze in the southern hemisphere, it’s a fun way to spend an hour or two… depending on how good your sense of direction is. Aside from the maze, you can also take part in train rides, pony rides and strawberry picking.
If you want to understand more about South Africa’s dramatic history, a few hours at the George Museum on Courtenay Street is a must. Highlights include a recreation of a traditional woodcutter’s cottage and a collection of musical instruments, gramophones and phonographs.
The Garden Route Botanical Garden is another must-see and features a succulent rockery, welcome garden and pioneer forest. Other highlights include the tea garden and botanical library.
Explore George and the Western Cape Province from the comfort of your Avis hire car.
Beyond George AirportThe Western Cape Province of South Africa is where the sea and mountains meet. It incorporates natural wonders such as Table Mountain, the Garden Route and the Cape of Good Hope. Offering historic towns, outdoor pursuits and dramatic landscapes, it’s a diverse destination.
Drive for about an hour and a half from George Airport (via the N12 and R328) and you’ll reach Cango Caves. This underground cave network is thought to be the biggest in Africa and is over 20 million years old. A much- visited natural wonder since the 1800s, it’s still one of the area’s most popular attractions.
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
Just under a two-hour drive from George Airport is Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, which claims to be the world’s first free-roaming multi-species sanctuary. Providing a fun family day out, here you can spot a variety of rare animals – from red-backed bearded sakis to black and white ruffed lemurs.
The village of Heidelberg is about an hour and a half from George Airport (via the N2) on the margin of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve. The reserve offers an extensive 66km network of hiking trails suitable for all abilities and ages. The town itself has a small selection of shops and restaurants, plus Heidelberg Transport Museum. Ranked among the top 10 small country museums in South Africa, it’s well worth checking out.
Many more attractions await you in George and the Western Cape of South Africa. With your Avis rental car, access to them all is effortless.