Where: Bergplaas State Forest, 26 km from George (get there along the 7 Passes Road
Level: easy to difficult (there are steep climbs)
Type of route: circular and return options along forestry tracks and 4x4 ...
Black Horse Trails can be found at the base of the Outeniqua mountain range in the Wilderness. Named after the pitch black Friesian horses offered as their trail horses of choice, Black Horse Trails have ...
The Garden Route remains one of South Africa’s most beautiful attractions; and for good reason. It is alive with magnificent fauna and flora, assuring visitors from all over the word of spectacular vistas and ...
Start: Wilderness National Park near the Touws River bridge
Duration: varying between 3.8 km and 10 km
Fitness: easy and pefect for children or elderly people
Our tip: don't walk during wet weather as the ...
Woodville Forest Walk is a circular route that takes about 1.5 hours to complete. It is an easy walk and suitable for the whole family. The main attraction along this beautiful route is the ‘Big Tree’. ...
The fey Woodville picnic site, looks like a living fairyland, with its lush green grassed areas and picnic spots under the trees. A cool stream offers a further element to this beautiful family location, ...
Start: Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near the little village of Suurbraak or Heidelberg
Finish: Grootvadersbosch Reserve
Our tip: their campsite, which has only a ...
Where? Natures Valley
Start: near the tea room in Natures Valley
Finish: circular route
Duration: 5 kms
Our tip: get your map and permit from the office at De Vasselot campsite
Natures Valley takes you into ...
The Green Flag Certified Tsitiskamma trail is the first officially accredited hiking trail and will take you through mountain fynbos and the green, flourishing forests. The ancient river gorges and abundance ...
Where? Storms River
Start: Storms River village
Finish: Storms River village
Duration: 4 km to 8 km
Fitness: easy to moderate
Our tip: the Baz bus stops in the village, for those without transport
The village of Storms ...
Where? Mossel Bay
Learn to surf in some of the sweetest surf spots on the Garden Route with the the longest running surf school on the Garden Route!
Travelers from all around the globe have been taught to surf by 'Bugs ...
Where? Natures Valley
The essence of the Garden Route
Route: Plettenberg Bay, Keurbooms River, Nature's Valley, Tsitsikamma National Park, Storms River
Description: dense forests, precipitous gorges, gushing streams and ...
The sandy beach of the Keurbooms Lagoon is approximately a five minutes drive from the popular holiday town of Plettenberg Bay. Thanks to the sea breeze you’ll often find the water dotted with kite and wind ...
Where: Diepwalle Forest, Knysna
Level: easy to intermediate
Type of route: 22.4 km (can do a 48 km return) from Diepwalle office to Garden of Eden via incredible indigenous forest, on forest track, logging ...
The Cola Beach in Sedgefield is one of the town’s five beaches and offers an equally beautiful setting as the others.
This is a quiet beach, even during the peak holiday times so you can enjoy peace and ...
Affordable, fun and satisfaction guaranteed! Hire a kayak, take your time, and head off to explore the beautiful Knysna Lagoon on your own schedule.
Paddle out onto the lagoon, stop at a beach along the ...
Blackwaters River Lodge Mashie Golf Course is tucked away in a beautiful valley on the banks of the Goukamma River, half way between Knysna and Sedgefield. Try the 18-hole mashie (pitch & putt), excellent for ...
Jubilee Creek sits in the Knysna Forest and is most outstanding picnic spot you could imagine. The fresh green grass in the forest clearings sit on the edge of a stream and create an atmosphere that is hard to ...
Where? Little Brak
The setting is 'Boere Kitch' with a tongue in the cheek informality, the cooking is traditional Afrikaans cuisine. Serendipity is the word to describe this tiny restaurant. Snugly fitted into an old Railway ...
Where? Plettenberg Bay
Start: Kranshoek picnic site, Kranshoek Nature Reserve
Finish: Kranshoek picnic site
Duration: 9 km, 5 hours
Fitness: fit (this is a challenging hike)
Our tip: There is an alternative 4 km route up to the ...
Situated on the rocks of the famous Eastern Head in Knysna, Eastern Head Café offers one of the most exquisite views in Knysna, along with an unfussy café menu – exactly what you’re looking for when you are on ...