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Things To Do


Cloudbase Paragliding

Fancy some easy coastal soaring? Share the exhilaration and joy of gliding through the airways alongside the birds. Soar along the magnificent Wilderness coastline or over Dolphin's Point, while keeping watch for whales in season. Tandem paragliding is available for ages 5 and up. 581 Lake Road, Wilderness, 6560

Eden Adventures

Eden Adventures specialises in outdoor adventure, canoeing, kloofing and abseiling. For those who want to explore at their own leisure, Eden Adventures has an affordable range of canoes for hire. Set off on the Touw River and explore the placid waters of the Garden Route National Park, paddle down the Serpentine River to Island Lake, through reed beds where bird life is abundant or explore the river mouth. Cappuccino Canyon is an ideal guided half-day tour for the whole family. Fairy Knowe Hotel, 1 Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, 6560

Kaaimans Adventures

Tourists flock to this secluded and tranquil riverside venue to enjoy the freedom of nature. Kayak rental is at a reasonable hourly rate and includes lifejackets and free range of the pristine estuary. Paddlers can venture upstream towards the remote and unspoilt canyon, visit a nearby waterfall or tour downstream towards the uncrowded golden sand beach and iconic railway bridge. This is a Garden Route bucket list experience in a fantastic location. N2, Kaaimans River Pass, Wilderness 6560

Wild X Adventures

Thrill seekers will love the high-octane fun at Wild X Adventures. The ‘Family Fun’ quad bike ride traverses a sandy 12-kilometre track, perfectly suited to novices. The trip includes breakfast, coffee and plenty of dust, vibrations and petrol fumes. Kids under 12 rides for half price. Tours are fully guided and can be tailor-made to the group’s abilities. The ‘Extreme Quad Ride’ is for technically proficient riders and adrenaline junkies. Segway, paintball and archery are also available. Farm Boven Lange Valley, Wilderness, 6560

Wilderness River Safaris

Birding enthusiasts can enjoy a truly tranquil experience with Wilderness River Safaris. Guide and skipper Mike Raubenheimer has an extensive knowledge of the ecology and bird-life on the Touw River and Island Lake. Photograph the bird life, encounter magnificent scenery, take a picnic or bring a bottle of bubbles on their sunset tour. This relaxing hour and a half eco-safari is suitable for all ages and abilities. Mike picks up guests at various guesthouses and picnic points along the river. Tarentaal Day Vistor Area, Ebb & Flow South, Wilderness Rest Camp and Wilderness Section of Garden Route National Park.

Fearless Adventures

Total immersion in nature is offered by Fearless Adventures. They offer an exceptional three hour Stand-Up-Paddle boarding tour of the glorious and secluded Kaaiman’s estuary. Guides relay the fascinating history of Khoisan habitation, early ox-wagon traverses and the sensitive ecology of the Kaaiman’s estuary. They also boast the highest abseil in the Garden Route as well as local surfing lessons, exhilarating rock climbing, canyoning and slack-packing tours for the lazy back-packer. Shop 8, Owen Grant Street, Wilderness, 6530

Savannah Helicopters

Savannah Helicopters' scenic flights offer spectacular views, where you could even spot a shark, whale or dolphin from the aerial vantage point. Flights are available from 20 minutes to one hour, depending on one's budget. Amazing Picnic Flights can be booked, where the chopper takes couples to a remote and romantic location, to enjoy 45 minutes of uninterrupted views, quality time and a delicious packed meal. Hangar 9, George Airport, George, 6529

M'kama 4x4 Route

The winding trail passes through mountain fynbos, revealing spectacular views of the mountains. M’kama offers an unsurpassed experience for nature lovers and 4×4 enthusiasts. The route offers a range of driving conditions, from loose rock to steep rocky inclines. The trail distance is 13km. Joncksrus, Uniondale, 6460


The sky is the limit with Aeronautica. This flight charter company has the only fixed wing aircraft registered for charters in George. They offer immediate access to remote destinations throughout Southern Africa. Soar through the skies in comfort, in their versatile and light, six-passenger Cessna Citation Jet. Fly to Cape Town for a day of shopping or to the Okavango Delta for a game drive. Aeronautica operates from the comfort of the Aviator Lounge FBO at George Airport. Hangar 6 General Aviation, George Airport, 6529