We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Garden Route Trail

Dumbleton Rd, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 82 213 5931
Review Highlights
Birdwatching with Mark Dixon (local guide)

We toured together with Mark the waterbird-hides and open field areas near Wilderness Dec 6th 2017... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sipoo, Finland
An enjoyable trip

So much to do and see. Great chance to relax and enjoy the fresh air. enjoyed a boat trip in Knysna.

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Durban, South Africa
Read all 38 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cape nature” (2 reviews)
“mark” (15 reviews)
“judy” (3 reviews)
Dumbleton Rd, Wilderness, South Africa
+27 82 213 5931
Write a ReviewReviews (38)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We toured together with Mark the waterbird-hides and open field areas near Wilderness Dec 6th 2017. Mark knows the best locations and we found interesting birds. My wish to see kingfisher was realized. Some good pictures taken too. This area and the river mouths towards...More

Thank khypen
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So much to do and see. Great chance to relax and enjoy the fresh air. enjoyed a boat trip in Knysna.

Thank coffeefundie
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The trail will give you a perfect view of unspoiled nature, the scenery is out of this world, some trails will lead you to the unspoiled beach.

Thank 831bcm
Reviewed 20 April 2017

"Oh my hat!" to quote my sister who did the trail with her husband and us.This trail is simply a delight for those who enjoy being out in nature. Over 4.5 days, it includes 15kms of paddling on rivers and about 55kms of walking. I...More

1  Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

I am one of those strange people who do not like to share company with others. I might bring a friend, that is all. Mark was giving us 2 the most amazing 3 days in his area. We did a walk in the Knysna woods,...More

1  Thank mapamarion
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

10 of us women have just completed this trail. I cannot find the words to adequately describe how fantastic it was. There was some canoeing up pristine rivers with forests growing down to the banks, some beach walking, some dune forest walking, - hardly a...More

1  Thank mandygCapeTown
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The Garden Route Trail offers magnificent views over the Lagoon and Indian Ocean. It is definitely a MUST SEE when you are visiting George and Wilderness .

2  Thank mimurphy44
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a fun and easy hike, the trail is well marked and much of it is a walkway with lots of stairs. The pontoon crossing is a lot of fun to do.

Thank Nevada117
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I spent three days touring with Mark Dixon, forest hiking and a beach walk. We went to some beautiful, out of the way trails and Mark shared an amazing amount of knowledge along the way. Mark was very flexible to accommodate my schedule and worked...More

1  Thank JMH2, NYC
Reviewed 12 July 2015

..as a lad from the beautiful countryside in the UK I fully expected this World re-known area to be the highlight of a month in South Africa..well, it is beautiful and in some areas quite remote..apart from the huge size of everything e.g. the deep...More

Thank rossmagpie
Nearby Restaurants
Serendipity Restaurant
593 reviews
1.57 km away
Joplins Steak Bar
441 reviews
1.48 km away
Mugg and Bean Langeberg Mall
26 reviews
.66 km away
Views Restaurant
183 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wilderness National Park
347 reviews
1.12 km away
Half Collared Kingfisher Trail
43 reviews
.00 km away
Wilderness Segway Tours
50 reviews
.40 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
4 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 831bcm | Reviewed this property |
I presume you can just walk as far as you can and enjoy the beauty of un spoilt nature.