Garden Route Trail, Wilderness

4.9
#5 of 10 in Parks in Wilderness
Made up of a diverse landscape of scrubby hills, riperian forests, wetlands, beaches, sand dunes, rivers and lakes, Garden Route Trail offers a range of outdoor activities. This narrow strip of unspoiled nature derives its name from the variety of fynbos flowers that bloom between February and November. Take a guided walk, ride a mountain bike, paraglide, or do some back country trekking. Sandwiched between the ocean and mountains, the area is also mecca for bird-watchers, as it is home to nearly 300 bird species. Bring binoculars. Plan a Wilderness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • Perfect place to spend the weekend with the family Quiet, clean, and full of things that you can watch and enjoy  more »
  • We enjoyed a marvellous 5 day walk and canoe with Mark. The scenery was stunning and varied from forest and rivers to open beaches. The accommodation along the route was very comfortable including...  more »
  • The variation in wildlife and landscape leaves you breathless. It is beyond beautiful as you drive along.  more »

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