Birding for the namesake of Knysna

The message on Saturday afternoon simple : I will be in the Garden Route on Monday and would like to photograph a Knysna Woodpecker and a Knysna Warbler. Can you help? August Birding in the Garden Route can be extremely fickle, very much dependent on which way the wind blows. A week of South westerly winds can drop the temperature and blast the birds into … Continue reading Birding for the namesake of Knysna

5 extreme activities in the Garden Route. 

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. Continue reading 5 extreme activities in the Garden Route. 

Unconventional wildlife encounters in the Garden Route. 

Hiking through the Garden Route offers a diversity of unconventional wildlife encounters in the forest, dunes and on the beach. Continue reading Unconventional wildlife encounters in the Garden Route. 

Natural wonders of the Garden Route – some recent discoveries along a five day Wilderness Trail.

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. Continue reading Natural wonders of the Garden Route – some recent discoveries along a five day Wilderness Trail.

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.

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