Garden Route National Park

Backpacking, Beach, Birding, Eastern Cape, Forest, Garden Route, Hiking, Kayaking, Knysna, Lagoons, Mountain Biking, Mountains, Nature’s Valley, Otter Trail, Rivers, Scuba Diving, Swimming, Trail running, Tsitsikamma, Walking, Waterfalls, Western Cape, Wilderness

Why Visit?

Explore the Garden Route with us! Glide over the warm waters of the Benguela current and stroll under vast canopies of some of the oldest trees in Africa! This adventure is for each and every thrill seeker with a longing for adrenaline and the need to fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves.

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Getting There

This park stretches 150km in length from Storms River in the east, to Wilderness in the west.
Accessible by air from George and Plettenberg Bay airports.
5-hours drive from Cape Town.
13-hours from Joburg.


You can choose to stay in a number of different accommodation units in the different camps, Storms River (Tsitsikamma Section), Nature’s Valley (Tsitsikamma Section), Knysna (Knysna Lakes Section) and Wilderness (Wilderness Section).

Knysna Lakes Section Accommodation: Diepwalle Forest Camp, Old Forester’s House (Diepwalle) or Harkerville Forest Treetop Chalet. Other than that, forest huts are available to stay at in Nature’s Valley and Storms River rest camps.

Family/Log Cottages & Forest Cabins are available at both Wilderness and Storms River rest camps. Caravan and Camping is available in the Knysna Area as well as the Storms River Mouth, Wilderness and Nature’s Valley rest camps.


From R375 to R2740 per person per night
R68 per adult, per day conservation fees for South Africans
R272 per adult, per day conservation fees for international visitors

Garden Route Photos

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