Wilderness is set between the Kaaimans River and the Goukama Nature Reserve, bordered by the majestic Outeniqua Mountains in the Garden Route. Surrounded by many rivers, lakes and lagoons, coupled with evocative, endless and unspoilt beaches, Wilderness is a nature-lovers paradise.
Ideal for long walks either on the beach or forest; fishing and swimming, Wilderness is an internationally recognised holiday destination.
For water sport enthusiasts, there are rivers, lakes, two estuaries and 18km of coastline. Bird watchers are catered for with the diverse range of water birds that breed here, along with many other unique species.
The famous “Map of Africa” viewpoint at Wilderness Heights gives a breath-taking vista of the Kaaimans River valley. Dolphin Point at the top of Kaaimans Pass has a magnificent view of endless ocean, with regular sightings of whales and dolphins in season. The famous Friday Night Market is must-do for visitors - filled with local arts and crafts along with delicious local fare combined with live music.
There are a great number of accommodation options in and around Wilderness, ranging from Hotels, Backpackers, Guesthouses, bed and breakfasts as well as several self-catering cottages. The Ebb-and-Flow National Park restcamp, part of the Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park, is popular all year round. The Park provides visitors with a comfortable stay as well as excellent activities for guests and day-trippers to enjoy. The Park extends from the Touws River mouth to beyond the Swartvlei estuary linking the Goukamma Nature Reserve.
Read interesting articles on Wilderness in our article section especially "What Makes Wilderness Accommodation and Garden Route Accommodation So Special in the Western Cape".
There is so much to do in the area visitors will be spoilt for choice. Other options include hiking, dolphin and whale-watching, hang-gliding, paragliding, horse riding, mountain-biking, scenic drives, Wilderness Lakes Art Route, and ferry cruises. To add to its allure, Wilderness also offers craft markets selling beautiful, locally made items.
Nestled amongst the Milkwood Trees, Wilderness has many quaint restaurants, coffee shops and sidewalk shops to explore. The business directory provides a comprehensive list of advertisers for Wilderness and surrounds, or add your own free business listing.
Wilderness is a thrill to your senses …
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