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…
June 2017 will be remembered by South Africans for decades to come. A historical moment when Mother Nature showed her true power and the only option was to get out of her path and watch in awe. For a week preceding the fire, extreme weather warnings had been issued with predictions of flooding in drought…
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.
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.
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.
While touring through the Knysna Forest it is important to see both the wood and the trees. Within the forests are singular marvels which may assist in our endeavour for a sustainable future and our understanding of the essence of biomimicry.
However long you plan to visit the Garden Route, you will always run out of time with the diversity of activities. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, a loose itinerary for a week would be and introduction for your future visits.