Garden Route Sports & Leisure

The Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, indigenous forests, rivers and golden beaches. Show on Map

Destinations in Garden Route


Blackwaters River Lodge Mashie Golf Course

Where? Knysna
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 ...

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

Where? Storms River
'Me Tarzan, you Jane.' Swing from the treetops across the forest canopy of the place named by the ancient San, Tsitsikamma (place of abundant water). The abundant water has birthed abundant South African ...

Harkerville MTB Trails

Where? Plettenberg Bay
The Harkerville MTB trail near Knysna is 24 km of 72 per cent single track trail though forest, coastal path and plantation; an incredible ride. The red route qualifies as iconic. Many regard Harkerville as ...

Eden to Addo Hike

Where? Addo
The Eden to Addo hike is considered by some as the longest, if not the toughest hiking trail in South Africa. Regarded as a 'mega' hike, the Eden to Addo entails an 18-day haul from Knysna to Addo and the Addo ...

Vleesbaai 4x4 Dune Route

Where? Vleesbaai
An Eco-Adventure amongst the dunes in the wild and magnificent Garden Route - Discover the wild beautiful side of the Garden Route on the farm 'Misgunst', situated on the Indian seaboard near the village of ...

Go Surfing in Still Bay

Where? Still Bay
Still Bay is famous as a surfing destination. The rocky Morris Point Cape above the Still Bay habour is a the preferred spot for advanced surfers. On most of days the waves roll into the bay in high ...

Storms River Walks and Hikes

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 ...

Dolphin Paragliding

Where? Wilderness
The Garden Route of South Africa is unlike anything or anywhere else. It combines mountains, rivers, forests, beaches, and seaside towns in a vibrant, irresistible way that leaves little option for explorers ...

Boat and Lilo Up The Storms River

Where? Storms River
Explore the Storms River in a unique way. Hop on the 14 seater speed boat and take a trip across the Tsitsikamma ocean to the suspension bridge. From here the group will get off the boat and get on their ...

Riversdale Riding School

Where? Riversdale
Riversdale Riding School is located on Kweekkraal Guest Farm in the beautiful Garden Route village of Riversdale. The farm is conveniently situated on the N2 about 300 kilometres from Cape Town. As a family ...

Abseiling with AfriAbseil

Where? The Crags
Abseiling means venturing down a rock face using ropes and other climbing equipment. AfriAbseil gives those with a yearning for adventure the perfect opportunity to test their abseiling limits while still ...

Misty Mountain MTB Trails

Where? Natures Valley
Where: Misty Mountain Reserve, near Nature's Valley and Jeffreys Bay, part of Tsitsikamma National Park Level: four routes from 8 km to 65 km, easy through taxing Type of route: jeep track, single track, ...

Petrus-se-Brand MTB Trail

Where? Knysna
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 ...

Thesen Island Sporting Facilities

Where? Thesen Island
Thesen Islands is a secure marina estate in the picturesque vacation town of Knysna. This part of the Garden Route is acclaimed for its outstanding natural beauty, the variety of fauna and flora, the stunning ...

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Where? Knysna
Stand up paddle boarding is becoming and extremely popular sport that can be enjoyed by all. Start at any age and ride the waves in the sea or paddle in the calmer waters of a lake, dam, river or canal. This ...

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