Mountain biking in and around the Garden Route.

The Garden Route offers a broad spectrum of mountain biking opportunities and it is well worth planning a few extra days to explore as many routes as possible. Continue reading Mountain biking in and around the Garden Route.

Wilderness Trail – Hluhluwe-iMfolozi

‘Stop!’ A quiet command from Mphile. We are starting to cross the White Umfolozi River and are 500m from our start point, Mndindini base camp, on a Wilderness Trail in the Hluhluwe-imfolozi. Quickly she looks through a pair of binoculars. A lioness lying exposed in the riverbed, approximately 300m away. The wind is not in our favour and as she gets our scent, she disappears … Continue reading Wilderness Trail – Hluhluwe-iMfolozi

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