A Guide to Accommodation, Activities, Restaurants & Businesses in Wilderness, South Africa
Wilderness might be a small town but the breath-taking scenery of forests, lakes, mountains and coastline makes it feel like an endless paradise, as it is renowned for its wide open beaches and beautiful lagoon system.
Situated between George and Sedgefield in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The Outeniqua Mountains lie to the north and the Indian Ocean to the south with the Kaaimans River in the west and the Goukamma Nature Reserve in the east.
Wilderness is just a short 10 km from George, on the N2 down the Kaaimans River Pass, which makes it an easy to find holiday destination.
The Wilderness National Park stretches from the Touw River mouth to beyond the Swartvlei estuary and links with the Goukamma Nature Reserve. The nature reserve protects five lakes and the serpentine. The serpentine is the winding strip of water joining Island Lake to the Touw River at the Ebb-and-Flow Rest camp.
Accommodation in Wilderness
With a wide range of accommodation facilities including hotels, luxury guest houses, B&B, self-catering and camping establishments, one is bound to have a memorable time. Please view our accommodation directory for a range of accommodation options.
Activities in Wilderness
When visiting the Wilderness area one can expect to enjoy hiking, mountain-biking, kloofing, bird and whale watching, paragliding, horse riding, scenic drives, angling, boating, canoeing as well as many other water sports.
For those with a thirst for adventure, one of the many adventure companies can custom design a package to thrill your senses.
There are several hiking trails including Bosbok Trail, Browhooded Kingfisher Trail, Half-Collared Kingfisher Trail, The Pied Kingfisher Trail and Wilderness Heritage Trail.
The Map of Africa is a spectacular viewpoint from which to view the breathtaking scenery of forests, lakes, mountains and coastline. Please view our activity directory for more information on the activities available in Wilderness.
Restaurants in Wilderness
Nestled between the Milkwood Trees, Wilderness has many quaint restaurants, coffee shops and sidewalk shops.
Wilderness has a thriving little business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents and holiday makers.
|Wilderness Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27 44 877 0045|
|Fax:||+27 44 877 0045|
|Address:||Leila's Lane, Wilderness, South Africa
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|Location:||Every Tuesdays at Outeniqua Bowling Club, Airway Avenue Heather Park, George|