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Beach
Wilderness Beach , Wilderness
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Stroll for miles upon the white sands of Wilderness Beach. The peaceful stretch of shoreline features waters safe for children, with low wave
Lookout
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Located between the Garden Route destinations of Knysna and George, Map of Africa Viewpoint provides sweeping views of mountains and forests.
National Park
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Traverse the scenic hiking trails of Wilderness National Park, a scenic landscape that surrounds the eponymous town and forms part of the fam
Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
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Nature / Park
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Safari Ostrich Show Farm provides entertaining tourist activities and serves as home to more than 2,000 birds. Founded in 1956, the farm is s
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Wilderness

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Lookouts · Beaches · National Parks
On a vacation in Wilderness, a coastal resort town on the Garden Route, you'll have easy access to a multitude of nature trails and activities set among the rivers, beaches, and forests of Wilderness National Park and Goukama Nature Reserve. The seaside town, surrounded by lakes and lagoons, makes an ideal spot for exploring various adventure sports, from mountain biking and horseback rides, to abseiling in the river canyon. If you're planning a relaxing trip, lounging on the beaches, picnics, and drives to scenic viewpoints are some of the things you can add to your Wilderness itinerary. With our world travel planner, South Africa vacations can be built around trips to Wilderness and other destinations in South Africa.

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Where to stay in Wilderness

The picturesque resort town of Wilderness boasts a varied accommodation selection for its visitors. Numerous lodging options line the scenic coastline, overlooking the pristine beaches in or near the small town. Rental properties and charming guesthouses offer panoramic sea views, lush garden settings, and easy access to beaches and the village facilities. Luxury lodges and villas can also be found, as well as some large hotels and resorts.
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