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Transportation Options at George, South Africa

Fri, Sep 16, 2011

Southern Africa

Transportation Options at George, South Africa

The city of George is located in South Africa’s Western Cape Province. It is one of the oldest towns of this African country. In this article we’ll be discussing about the transpiration options one will have for reaching George.

Many tourist come to this place on car. The best route of driving into the city is the N-2 highway. You can take this route for coming to George from other South African cities like Cape Town (located at the west of George) Durban, Port Elizabeth, Knysna and East London (located at the east of George).  If you are coming to George from Oudtshoorn (located at the north of George) you will have to come via R29.

For tourists looking to invade George on air, the only option available is boarding a flight that goes to the George Airport. The South African Airways has flights to George from all the major cities of the country; for instance Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. You can get a number of cheap flights flying from Johannesburg to George.

Are you looking to enter the city on train? This can be quite an exciting experience as you will be getting the opportunity of boarding the famous steam train, Outeniqua Choo Tjoe. This train runs between Mossel Bay and George. Every morning, the train starts from George to reach Mossel Bay and again comes back to George by afternoon. A train journey from Mossel Bay to George will offer you the opportunity of experiencing wonderful views of the rivers Little Brak and Great Brak and Hartenbos. During the summer months the train can be availed on all the 7 days of a week; however, in winter you will get to board the train on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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