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Read about our exciting 'Strandloper Project', a 10 day hike to survey snagged fishing tackle and plastic trash along the coastline while relying on food that we forage from the ocean to survive.

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Looking for a walk after dark, then join Judy or Mark on a Moonlight Meander.

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Childs play - a Junior Citizen Science outing to inspire environmental awareness in future generations.

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Garden Route Trail
Discover our Passion for Nature in the Garden Route.


The scope of environmental variation in the Garden Route offers visitors to the region the option of forest, wetland, dune, Fynbos, estuary, riverine, montane and coastal experiences without having to travel vast distances. It is on this foundation of diversity that we have developed our range of guided walks, mountain biking and birding in the Garden Route. The combination of natural variation fused with our passion for nature and our scientific background, has allowed Garden Route Trail to become unsurpassed leaders of informative nature guiding in the Garden Route.

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Guided Day Walks

With a diverse network of trails in the Garden Route, we offer guided day walks for hikers wanting to learn more about the region ecology.

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Garden Route Coastal Trail

Our flagship hiking tour is a 5 day coastal slack packing 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.

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Custom Hiking Tours

Combining our passion for nature and detailed knowledge of the numerous hiking trails in Garden Route, can compile a customized itinerary of multi day hiking to showcase the ecological diversity of the region.

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