Wilderness is a charming holiday village. With its long golden beaches, vast waterways and lush native forests, it is a nature lover's paradise. Located 15 km east of George, nestled between the Outeniqua Mountains and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the Wilderness is an ideal base from which to explore the world-famous Garden Route.
Already at the end of the 19th century the reputation of Wilderness was established as an ideal destination for holidays by the sea. In an old homestead, a guest house was set up by the sea - and so began the tradition of hospitality.
The WINTER CLIMATE is only 10 ° C. The annual rainfall is about 700 mm, which means that winters are warm and sunny in summer. The mild weather creates an outdoor lifestyle that draws locals and visitors to the long sandy beaches throughout the year.
Wide choice of restaurants, craft stalls, shops and art galleries to explore. Stroll through the serene forest, where huge yellowwood trees rise in the direction of the skyline, follow Bushbuck and Duiker on quiet forest trails or pay attention to the glowing purple as Knysna Lourie starts from his resting place. Recommended by Kingfisher Walk and Brown Collar Walk.
The wilderness not only overlooks the sea, but also the tranquil Touw River Estuary, the serpentine meandering between the Touw River, Island Lake and Rondevlei. This is a favorite for water skiing and attracts enthusiasts from near and far.
Leisure activities in Wilderness include hiking, mountain biking, bird and whale watching, paragliding, horse riding, scenic drives, day trips, fishing, boating and other water sports.
WILDERNIS is a small town on the south coast of South Africa. + -15 km from George, + -30 km from George Airport, + -7 km from charming Hoekwil, + - 50 km from Mosselbay and Knysna on the south coast. You can expect a beautiful long beach, many outdoor activities such as canoeing, hiking, surfing, cycling, mountain biking and peace!
Things to do in Wilderness. In the village: about 12 very good restaurants, from very familiar to 5 star restaurants, Mini market, gas station, laundromat, post office, 3 doctors and pharmacies, tourist information, hairdressers and various small shops Markets: Local Night Night Night Market with live music, George Farmers Market every Saturday from 8-13.00 Sedgefield Broad Farmers Market Saturday 8-12pm
Wilderness hotel with swimming pool, spa, massage, small gym, tennis courts, bowling green, mini golf and fantastic Sunday buffets.
The Fairy Knowe Hotel, a charming old hotel on the banks of the River Touw, offers bird watching, a tennis court and a swimming pool EDEN ADVENTURES leases all types of boats on the Kingfisher Trail.
Ideal for SUNDOWNERS is the Views Boutique Hotel with spectacular views from its restaurant, The GARDEN ROUTE MALL with 5 cinemas, various good restaurants, cafes and fish specialties, The Ocean Basket, is located 6 km from the village on the way to George.
Activities in and around Wilderness:
Almost every outdoor activity for nature lovers, adventurers or sports enthusiasts is offered. Hiking in the forest and on the beach, bird watching, hiking, horseback riding, off road cycling and biking, quad biking, paragliding, kite and board surfing, canoeing, kloofing, abseiling, sailing and skiing on Island Lake, scuba diving, sea fishing and river ...... Wilderness is also the perfect place to relax and forget the world's problems. Reflexology, body massages and other modalities to help you relax are also available. Please do not hesitate to request information about the management of your accommodation.