Activities In The Area
Wilderness Village, a 5 minute drive (20 minute walk) from the house, offers all the amenities you might need for a comfortable stay … convenience stores, markets, galleries, doctors and a pharmacy, petrol station, and many restaurants appealing to every taste and budget.
The main attraction in Wilderness is the beautiful, unspoilt 6km long beach, but the area offers many other activities … horse riding, paragliding, canoeing on the Touw River, hiking, bird watching, whale and dolphin watching, fishing, mountain biking, kite surfing, and more!
MONSTER SCOOTERS - KNYSNA
A Unique Way to Experience the Knysna Forest.
A unique and true forest experience. Enjoy an exhilarating downhill on the Monster Mountain Scooter, descent through indigenous forest, sweepy bends and single track. A scenic minibus ride takes you into the heart of the forest to the best hills to start your descent in the Garden Route National Park. All of this while on the lookout for the our local wild life, the majestic Knysna loerie, the shy bushbuck and wild boar.
Scooters are non motorized making this eco friendly. These Swiss designed scooters are used in the Alps during the summer season on the ski slopes when the snow is gone. All trips are guided by professional qualified guides. All scooters can handle one adult with a child passenger.
KNYSNA LAGOON - OYSTER TOUR
Our coastal town of Knysna and Oysters go together like champagne and caviar, sea and sky, summer breezes and cold beers … if you’re more than a little intrigued by oysters, then join us for the ultimate oyster experience on the spectacular Knysna Lagoon. Learn all there is to know about one of the world’s most loved delicacy, taste the difference between wild and cultivated oysters, all whilst cruising the lagoon to the Heads and surrounds. Ask questions, take photos, excite your taste buds – all on board our “Oyster Boat” with a small group of guests.
The cruise includes complimentary local white wine and oysters for tasting. Extra oysters are available on pre-order to enjoy on the boat.
Cruise includes an oyster educational experience, complimentary white wine, soft drinks or water, and half a dozen fresh oysters per person.
Cruises depart daily from our Activity Desk at Sirocco Restaurant, Thesen Island Harbour Town, Long Street, Knysna. Please remember your camera, sunblock, sunhat and wind breaker (just in case!) And remember – our boat is perfect for families and children of all ages are welcome.
Garden Route Paragliding
Fishing On Wilderness Beach
Garden Route Mall, George
Plettenberg Bay, close to the eastern border of the Garden Route, is the playground of the rich, with fabulous shops, beaches and restaurants.
Visit the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, an historic inland town at the eastern end of Route 62. Visit the crocodile farm or one of the ostrich farms. Venue of the annual 36ONE Mountain Bike Challenge.