Guided Day Walks in the Garden Route
- Day Walks
- Elephant Walk
- Forest canoe & Walk
For those with limited time available in the Garden Route but still seeking an informed guided nature walk and hiking experience, Garden Route Trail offers a selection of half day and full day guided walk options focusing on providing detailed ecological and enviromental information.
From the selection of walks that we offer, guests have the oppertunity to experience the diversity of the Garden Route ranging from remote beaches, towering forests, undulating dunes, fynbos and wetland walks.
Suggested Forest Walks include :
Fynbos Walk :
- Blombos / Porcupine Trail
Dune Forest Walk :
Coastal Walk :
With each season offering a glimspe into the balance of nature, every month is perfect to visit the Garden Route.
In the Diepvalle Forest, you will be guided along the Elephant Trail routes through pristine Afromontane Forest. Your senses will be heightened by the prospect of seeing one of South Africa's only free roaming elephants. Passing 800 year old Podocarp's and walking beneath towering tree ferns you will be able to escape all references to our modern world and enter the habitat of Knysna Turaco's and Narina Trogons.
- Cost : R480.00/person exclusive of conservation fee, base rate R960.00.
- Booking Essential.
- Proximity : Knysna East on R339
- Equipment : Daypack, camera, binoculars, weatherproof.
Our forests are renowned for their rare high quality woods. The rivers that flow through them are a spectacular means of passing through the forest. While canoeing and walking along the part of the course of the Touw River in the Wilderness National Park, your guide will teach you about the trees, birds and the important contribution that forests make to the sustainibility of water in the region. After canoeing and walking through the forest you reach the Touw River Cascades for a swim before returning by canoe.
- Cost : R850.00/person exclusive of conservation fee, base rate R1700.00.
- Proximity : Wilderness East