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Pont crossing

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Want a more aquatic experience then check out options of snorkeling, diving on the Sardine Run or SUPping in the Garden Route.

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Goukamma arch


Beach trail


Buffalo Bay


Addo Elephant


Garden Route Coastal Meander


Garden Route Coastal Meander
A 5 day Slackpacking Coastal Hiking eco-adventure through the Garden Route.


Gericke's Point


Trail description :

The trail is a fully guided, all-inclusive, 5 day coastal slackpacking trail between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea which includes two canoe stages and passes through two nature reserves. We overnight in chalets and rondavels en route.


Fossil Dunes



The ideal way to explore the Garden Route and escape the crowds is to join us on a 5 day coastal slackpacking trail between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea.


Goukamma Nature Reserve


The Garden Route Coastal slackpacking trail is our flagship hike, which traversing the highest density of Pleistocene fossil footprints, is a unique product that combines forest, fynbos, marine and archaeological wonders, crafting a trail that is appreciated by our guests looking to learn about the remarkable processes which formed the current ecology of the region.


Blue bottles


Planning for the Trail

Coastal Trail.

Our flagship hiking tour is a 5 day coastal slackpacking hike between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea. Traversing two nature reserves and including two canoe stages, this is the most diverse coastal trail in South Africa.

Garden Route Coastal Trail

All Inclusive.

With over 20 years of experience of conducting trails in the region, Garden Route Coastal Trail makes the planning of hiking through the Garden Route as simple as selecting a date, arriving and starting your hike.

We do the catering, logistics and guiding, making this a true hiking holiday.

Gericke's Point 02


Trail Format.

Our standard coastal trail includes 4 nights accommodation and two canoe stages, all while traversing two nature reserves through forest, Fynbos, thicket and along pristine beaches.

On the first day the trail starts at 09h00 with a briefing and finishes at approximately 15h00 on the fifth day, providing ample time to fit in with guests onward travels after the trail.

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Beach Walk


Start Dates.

Our departure dates for the coastal trail are selected to coincide with spring low tides so that the beach stages are walked on firm sand at low tide.

Touw River canoeing


To make a reservation for the Garden Route Trail, check our drop down menu of recommended start dates.

Once you have selected your preferred date, mail us to check availability.

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