Garden Route nature walks – Bushpig Trail

In the central Garden Route, the Bushpig Trail is a medium distance day walk which traverses diverse fossil dune vegetation. Continue reading Garden Route nature walks – Bushpig Trail

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Groeneweide Trail

If you are looking for a remote pristine forest walk in the Garden Route, you will be hard pressed to top the Groeneweide Trail Red Route. This morning, I set out with Jill, a guest from the US, for the 15km walk. After signing the self issue permit, we followed the trail down to the river through dappled light and a chorus of bird song. … Continue reading Groeneweide Trail

Journal of a 5 day nature walk through the Garden Route

Each hike of our five day coastal hike has subtle differences reflecting the dynamic nature of the environment in the Garden Route. Continue reading Journal of a 5 day nature walk through the Garden Route

Giant Kingfisher Trail

This is a moderate forest walk. Starting from the Ebb and Flow rest camp east of the village of Wilderness in the Garden Route. The trail follows the course of the Touw River to a series of cascades forming two waterfalls and three rock pools amongst large granite boulders. There are two methods of reaching the cascades. The simplest is to walk, starting from the … Continue reading Giant Kingfisher Trail

Magnificent Trees of the Garden Route

While touring through the Knysna Forest it is important to see both the wood and the trees. Within the forests are singular marvels which may assist in our endeavour for a sustainable future and our understanding of the essence of biomimicry. Continue reading Magnificent Trees of the Garden Route

A week of natural exploration in the Garden Route.

However long you plan to visit the Garden Route, you will always run out of time with the diversity of activities. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, a loose itinerary for a week would be and introduction for your future visits. Continue reading A week of natural exploration in the Garden Route.