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.
Birding in the Garden Route during the 2015/2016 summer season was educational and insightful into birding behavior.
For most travelers and visitors to Africa, and in particular, South Africa, the expectation is a ‘safari’ with game drives viewing specimens of the ‘Big Five’. While this is a possibility and easily achieved on the scale of any budget, it does neglect the other areas of magnificent splendour that abound in South Africa. One…
The Garden Route is the perfect hikers destination in South Africa. Goukamma Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Garden Route, offers a bouquet of day hikes, of which the Porcupine Trail is perfect for panoramic views and ecological diversity.
Each hike of our five day coastal hike has subtle differences reflecting the dynamic nature of the environment in the Garden Route.
The ideal way to explore the natural wonders of the Garden Route is on a guided coastal hike. For sheer diversity you will be challenged to better the itinerary of Garden Route Trail, a guided five day hike between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea.
The coastline is constantly moving as tide rise and fall and while sea levels rise. Yet the marine life in the intertidal zone are adapted for the only constant that they know, namely change.