A St Valentines celebration canoeing with friends up the Keurbooms River in the Garden Route. Continue reading Friendship in the Garden Route
The popularity of the Garden Route amongst nature lovers has ranked this outdoor treasure trove as the fourth most sought after destination in South Africa. Flanked by the Indian Ocean to the South and the Outeniqua Mountain Range to the north, this narrow coastal region is aligned along an east / west axis, spanning between Mossel Bay and Titsikamma. For hikers there are a plethora … Continue reading Natural diversity of choice in the Garden Route
Canoeing on the Goukamma River offers superb birding, saturated photo opportunities and tranquil stops to infuse yourself with the vitality of nature. The Goukamma River traverses the Goukamma Nature Reserve, which is managed by Cape Nature. The river is easily accessed from the Buffalo Bay road, West of Knysna. Despite the tannin stained water, the reflection of golden fossil dunes and blue skies provide a … Continue reading Infused by nature.
While most visitors to the Garden Route plan for hiking, cycling and cultural exposure, very few consider the merits of a canoeing experience. Blessed with an abundance of tranquil meandering rivers, the Garden Route boasts some excellent opportunities to penetrate either lush forest or Fynbos by canoe. Most renowned is the Touw River in Wilderness offering either a 3km stretch en route to the Giant … Continue reading Canoeing the waterways of the Garden Route.