Here are some of the day trips and activities that you can enjoy in the area:
Wilderness activities, Tandem Paragliding with Cloudbase Paragliding
Let us book your jump with your tandem master off the edge of the Map of Africa and experience the thrill of flying like a bird in the sky. Your flight will last for an awesome twenty minutes in the sky and will leave you wanting more. Wilderness is one of the most scenic places on the Garden Route to do this activity, ask anyone that has done it before. Cloudbase has been in the business for years and has the most experience in tandem flights around in Wilderness and the Garden Route area.
R1250 for a tandem flight with optional pictures extra’s available
The Half-Collared Kingfisher Trail in The Wilderness National Park
The trail runs along the Touw River’s banks to the top where you’ll discover some waterfalls and rock pools to swim in and have a picnic. Along the way, you can expect to see the grand old trees of the area like the Outeniqua Yellow Wood Tree, and many varieties of birds including the Knysna Turaco. If you are lucky you can spot some smaller mammal species like the Bushbuck. The trail is about 7km long return and takes about 3 hours to complete depending on how long you stay at the picnic area and rock pools. There is an entrance fee to be paid to Wilderness National Park.
Park Entry R114
Canoeing in the Wilderness National Park with Eden Adventures
We will book your canoe with them and let you glide along the Touw River on a peaceful and fun-filled adventure for everyone. Look out for the many types of water birds that occur in the Wilderness National park as well as some graceful forest birds along the forest edge. Canoe to the end of the river where you will embark on the Half Collared Kingfisher trail that will lead you to the rock pools and waterfall area where you can have a picnic and a swim. Meander back through the forest trail and relax for the last part of the canoeing.
R250 for a double canoe plus park entry of R114 per person!
Wilderness activities, Horse-riding with Perdepoort Horse Trails
Perdepoort Horse Trails is located next to the Outeniqua Mountains in Wilderness Heights. The horse trails run through the indigenous forest on the farm and traverse small rivers and creeks. All levels of riders are welcome as there are different types of routes available from beginners to the more experienced. The trails normally run for 2 to 2 and a half hours depending on the variables.
R650 per person!