While the 2016/2017 drought in the Garden Route has affected birding resulting in uneventful forest birding, it has had twitchers adrenaline flowing with some exciting out of range and first in South Africa sightings. Now, mid way through September, some welcome rain having fallen and a green flush returning to the unusually autumn tone of…
Trees are amazing, spectacular, ingenious, astounding and magnificent. Trees sustain, recycle and contribute to our very existence. Trees house us, clothe us and heal us. Yet, many, in the lustful moment of attempting to immortalize an ephemeral passion of eros, carve insignificant initials into the bark of trees. Initials that on average linger long after…
If you are looking for an adventurous activity that takes you out of your comfort zone, these five options in the Garden Route definitely tick all the boxes.
Hiking through the Garden Route offers a diversity of unconventional wildlife encounters in the forest, dunes and on the beach.
Wildlife enthusiasts looking for a nocturnal nature tour have the option of participating in the Moonlight Meander, a night tour exploring intertidal rock pools, is a wonderful ecological adventure by torchlight.
This Easter weekend, if you are looking for a medium distance trail run through pristine wilderness in the Garden Route, the Goukamma Traverse Trail Run near Sedgefield should be your first option.
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.