Area Information

Activities

The Power Van in George
These old maintenance vans of the railroad take you up the Outeniqua Mountains with beautiful scenery. It’s one of the most scenic routes in South Africa. Enjoy the forest, four passes, waterfalls, seven tunnels, Fynbos, Proteas, bird and animal life.
www.georgetourism.org.za

Redberry
aka the Strawberry farm suitable for the whole family. Activities include strawberry picking, a hedge maze, mini train rides, pony rides, bubble ball and bumper boats.
www.redberryfarm.co.za

Eden Adventures in Wilderness
They are located in the Wilderness National Park, offers outdoor adventure activities, kloofing and kayaking. Tip: Rent a canoe and combine with a short hike to the waterfall.
www.eden.co.za

Hiking Trails & Coastal Walks
with Mark Dixon - George, Wilderness & Tsitsikamma.
www.gardenroutetrail.co.za

Cycling & mountain biking
Witfontein Forestry Station, Montagu Pass biking trail in George, Cycling through the Seven Passes and the rest of Wilderness, Guided Mountain Biking Hakerville.

Boat Trips in Mossel Bay
Romonza sails to Seal Island or in Knysna you can go to the other side of ‘The Heads’ to the Featherbed Nature Reserve via the Featherbed Company.
www.romonzaboattrips.co.za / www.knysnafeatherbed.co.za

Shark Cage Diving
in Mossel Bay at White Shark Africa
www.whitesharkafrica.com

Blaaukranz Bungee in Tsitsikamma
The world’s highest at 216m'
www.faceadrenalin.com

Retail Therapy

The Garden Route offers a variety of art and craft markets

Beaches

  • Victoria Bay is a Surfing hotspot, best waves and safest beach to swim. The best beach in the Southern Cape.
  • Wilderness for coastal walks and Dolphin watching, Mossel Bay for watersport/activities, and whale watching between July and November. Sedgefield – Myoli Beach for lookout points towards Swartvlei and Gericke’s Point.

Golf

In close proximity to championship golf courses including Fancourt, Kingswood, Oubaai and George. Only 40-60 minutes drive from Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Victoria Bay, Wilderness, Knysna & Plettenberg Bay.