Route Tours and natural hiking trails
Garden Route is a magnificent stretch of land, no doubt. Various
Garden Route tours ranging from 3 - 6 days will leave you breathless
on a few occasions. Viewing this piece of coastal beauty from
your car or certain viewpoints are very memorable, but for a few
others that simply won't do. They prefer to put on their trainers,
pack in a few energy drinks, cereal bars and sunlotion and embark
on one of the many hiking trails the Garden Route has to offer.
Below are just a few of the popular hiking trails to explore the
Garden Route on foot.
is known as the Southern-most tip on the continent of Africa.
This is where our 6 Day Garden Route tours make there first overnight
stop. Here you have a handful of hiking options. The town of Struisbaai
offers a 14km continuous sandy beach where you can take a long
walk next to the splashing waves. You can also do some hiking
to the south point through Cape Agulhas park.
Bay is known as the official start of the Garden Route and many
tours will make a stop in this town. The St. Blaize Hiking trail
can keep you busy for a few hours here. Being part of a group
tour will probably not give you enough time to do the entire walk,
but if you wish to complete the full trail we can make time for
this hiking activity on our private Garden Route tours.
National Park has plenty of hiking options. For the very brave
you can even consider multi-day, overnight hiking tours in this
area. These hiking routes are rated amongst the most scenic, not
only in The Garden Route but the whole of South Africa. The Otter
trail takes you via beaches, hillsides and mountains and will
leave you with an in-depth Garden Route hiking experience.
from the above hiking option, Tsitsikamma also offers short, laid-back
hiking routes fit for anybody. The oldest recorded Yellowwood
tree is found here in The Garden Route and you can do an easy
walk there along a boardwalk which takes less than an hour. The
2km walk to the famous suspension bridge at the Stormsriver mouth
is also a very scenic hiking option providing you with a balanced
environment of ocean and forest. Most Garden Route tours make
a stop in Tsitsikamma Park, be it for some hiking or simply to
enjoy the view.
above mentioned hiking trails are only a fraction of the outdoor
adventures offered on our Garden Route tours. If you feel like
getting a fair share of fresh air and wind in your hair, then
definitely consider some of these hiking trails on our Garden