Things to Do in Victoria Bay

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Victoria Bay Beach

Victoria Bay Beach

Beaches in Victoria Bay (0 km from Victoria Bay)

Set in a stunning cove enclosed by rugged cliffs, Victoria Bay Beach is one of the smallest and most hidden bays on the Garden Route. Travelling from the N2 it is only 3 km away, roughly situated between George and Wilderness. A number of cottages are clustered along the beach front. The gently-sloping tiny sandy beach offers safe swimming as well...

Things to do near Victoria Bay

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Wilderness Beach

Wilderness Beach

Beaches in Wilderness (3.2 km from Victoria Bay)

Wilderness Beach is unspoilt, safe and breathtakingly beautiful. Warm Indian Ocean waves break onto this golden sandy beach that stretches for seemingly endless kilometres. Time almost stands still as the hours slip by while you wander and enjoy this coastal Eden and its creatures. It's a good spot for whale and dolphin watching.

Outeniqua Farmer's Market

Outeniqua Farmer's Market

Village Marketplaces in George (4.7 km from Victoria Bay)

The Outeniqua Farmers’ Market is the home of nearly 80 food and craft stalls, offering visitors a wide range of produce and goods supplied and created by local farmers and craftsmen. Located opposite the Garden Route Mall on the N2, the market spans a five-hectare site. You'll find everything, from breads to berries, fish to flowers, and...

Half Collared Kingfisher Trail

Half Collared Kingfisher Trail

Hiking Trail in Wilderness (6.8 km from Victoria Bay)

Starting next to the railway bridge near the Ebb and Flow North Restcamp on the Touw River, the Half-collared Kingfisher Trail replaces the Giant Kingfisher Trail. Step right into superb woodlands of indigenous yellowwoods, white stinkwood, white milkwood, wild pear, climbers, lichens, flowering bulbs and ferns. Numerous species of trees are...

Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre

Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre

Galleries and Museums in George (11.5 km from Victoria Bay)

Dinner theatre aficionados in George have a new state-of-the-art theatre to visit for good times, delicious food and quality entertainment. The Kalahari Restaurant and Theatre opened its doors in September 2010 to cater for discerning theatre fans and music lovers in the Garden Route. The 400 seater theatre will stage the latest productions from...

Malachite Bird Hide

Malachite Bird Hide

Nature Reserves in Wilderness (14.4 km from Victoria Bay)

Set within the stunning Wilderness National Park and on the shores of Langvlei, the Malachite Bird Hide is definitely worth a visit for twitchers and nature lovers. Spend some time watching the numerous waterfowl, kingfishers and other birds in this beautiful environment.

Map of Africa

Map of Africa

Popular Attractions in Wilderness (1.9 km from Victoria Bay)

Map of Africa in Wilderness lookout point is situated near Hoekwil. The setting of the river flowing around the hill makes the view look like a map of Africa. It is also a very popular paragliding spot, and has spectacular views of the Wilderness beaches. One can reach the Map of Africa lookout point via a clearly marked turn-off from the N2....

Garden Route Mall

Garden Route Mall

Shopping Malls in George (5.4 km from Victoria Bay)

Conveniently situated near George Airport at the confluence of the N2 highway and Knysna Road, Garden Route Mall is a vibrant regional shopping centre providing locals and visitors a relaxed one-stop shopping experience. The new elegant shopping centre offers easy access to all entrances from 3 000 parking bays and top-notch security. Shop till...

Mountainview Horse Trails Wilderness

Mountainview Horse Trails Wilderness

Popular Attractions in Wilderness (6.3 km from Victoria Bay)

Clip clop through the Wilderness forest and farmlands with Mountainview Horse Trails. The emphasis is on having fun, while experiencing nature in a unique and unforgettable way. All the horses are easy-going, affectionate and very much a part of the Mountainview family. Trails are tailored to suit the riders’ level of experience and...

Glenwood Short Golf Course

Glenwood Short Golf Course

Golf Courses in George (6.8 km from Victoria Bay)

The best short course ever. Distances – 90m to 292m (Total 3001m ) Clubs and carts available to hire

Pied Kingfisher Trail

Pied Kingfisher Trail

Hiking Trail in Wilderness (6.9 km from Victoria Bay)

Named after the perky black and white kingfisher with a distinctive noisy call, this rambling route is perfect for whiling away a few peaceful hours around the Wilderness Lagoon. Starting at the Ebb and Flow South Restcamp, this mellow 10-kilometre trail follows the Serpentine River floodplain. Depending on the weather, the route can be done in...

Giant Kingfisher Trail

Giant Kingfisher Trail

Hiking Trail in Wilderness (6.9 km from Victoria Bay)

The popular Giant Kingfisher Trail leads to a stunning little waterfall that is fabulous for a swim and a picnic. A little effort is required at the start but the going gets easier on this well-maintained SANParks trail that features an extensive boardwalk. Start at the Ebb and Flow offices and present your Wild Card or buy a permit to receive a...

Woodville Hiking Trail with Big Tree

Woodville Hiking Trail with Big Tree

Hiking Trail in Hoekwil (8.5 km from Victoria Bay)

The 'Big Tree' is a yellowwood tree estimated to be 850-years old is a great attraction in Hoekwil, especially for hikers. A clearly marked path leads into the forest, crossing a stream several times. Many of the trees are labelled so one can identify them. This is a circular trail extending about 2 km. There is a designated picnic area and...

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Galleries and Museums in George (9.3 km from Victoria Bay)

Take a trip down memory lane at the Outeniqua Transport Museum. You will be able to see 13 different steam locomotives including a narrow gauge, the Emil Kessler- Johannesburg’s first steam locomotive and the impressive GL Garrett. Also on view are beautiful old carriages such as a coach from the Royal Train of 1947, Paul Kruger’s coach and...

Island Lake

Island Lake

Dams Vleis in Wilderness (9.7 km from Victoria Bay)

Wilderness Island Lake provides fishermen and canoeists a great hybrid habitat to explore. Further down from the lake, the Serpentine and Touw rivers interconnect to offer the angler another habitat to explore, best done via canoe. Island Lake is renowned for its' big leervis, black bass and blue kurper. In the Touw River you'll find large...

Outeniqua Power Van

Outeniqua Power Van

Popular Attractions in Garden Route (10.9 km from Victoria Bay)

For a unique eco experience, Outeniqua Power Van rides is the thing to do. Currently this is one of the most popular attractions along the Garden Route. Enjoy the Garden Route from the comfort of rail buses in exclusive groups. Travel into the Outeniqua Mountains, one of the most scenic railway passes in the country. Experience forests, passes,...