Hiking through the Garden Route offers a diversity of unconventional wildlife encounters in the forest, dunes and on the beach.
Each time we hike the Garden Route Trail, a five day coastal hike between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea, we discover a host of natural wonders.
In the central Garden Route, the Bushpig Trail is a medium distance day walk which traverses diverse fossil dune vegetation.
In addition to the ‘Big Five’ and incredible predators in South Africa, spending time watching some micro predators like a Golden Orb Spider hunting can be just as captivating as a feline hunt.
If you are looking for the ideal travel camera you can’t beat a GoPro. In addition to its action camera abilities, it provides superb landscape, nature studies and candid camera photography.
The Garden Route abounds with day walks. For hikers wanting to immerse themselves in pristine indigenous in close proximity to Knysna, the two Woodcutter Trails will revitalize your entire being.
Exploring nature in the Garden Route, South Africa, is incredibly rewarding. It does however pose some threats is caution of the elements is not heeded.