Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Sedgefield (20.5 km from Wilderness)
Swartvlei Beach is an amazing sandy beach for walking or horse riding – make sure you go all the way to Gericke’s Point.
The walk to the point offers great opportunities for whale and dolphin watching. Look out for pods of common, bottlenose and humpback dolphins surfing the waves. Southern Right whales can be seen from July to October.
George (8.9 km from Wilderness)
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...
Galleries and Museums
George (15.7 km from Wilderness)
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...
Sedgefield (19.9 km from Wilderness)
Popular with locals and nature lovers, Gericke’s Point is one of the Garden Route’s best-kept secrets. You can easily spend an entire day in this stunning and fascinating place.
This rocky landmark resembles a lion’s head and the top offers a great vantage point to watch Southern Right whales during their calving season. You might even see the...
Mountain Biking Trails
Fancourt Gardens (19.3 km from Wilderness)
If you are a mountain biker you would love the gravel road that winds its way up to Harold - small village with a church. Beautiful views of the surrounding landscape - you will even be able to see the sea on a clear day.
Hoekwil (3.6 km from Wilderness)
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...
Victoria Bay (4.9 km from Wilderness)
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...
George (9.9 km from Wilderness)
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...
George (10.9 km from Wilderness)
The best short course ever. Distances – 90m to 292m (Total 3001m ) Clubs and carts available to hire
Galleries and Museums
George (13.3 km from Wilderness)
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...
Rondevlei (15.2 km from Wilderness)
At the base of the majestic Outeniqua mountains in the Wilderness, lies our little charming horse ranch, Black Horse Trails. We are a relaxed and friendly bunch with whom you can enjoy a precious few hours of your holiday time, in a true animal crazy environment.
The beautiful Friesian horse is our breed of choice for our trail riding due to...
Garden Route (15.8 km from Wilderness)
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,...
George (17 km from Wilderness)
Set in the heart of the Garden Route, the George Golf Club course is a beautifully manicured, 72 par course with 18 holes and bent greens. The course rating for men is either 70 (club – 5774m) or 72 (championship – 6100m), while that for the ladies is 72 (5188m).Visitors are welcome daily, with the exception of Wednesday and Saturday afternoons,...
George (17.4 km from Wilderness)
The 2.2 km Forest Buzzard Trail starts from Witfontein Forestry Station just outside George. This easy circular route through pine plantations and indigenous forest passes a cascading waterfall. Dogs are welcome if they are on a leash.
Duration: 1 hour
Distance: 2.2 km
George (17.9 km from Wilderness)
Kingswood is an urban golf estate located in the heart of George. Undoubtedly the Sally Little signature18-hole golf course designed by Danie Obermeyer is the prime attraction, but there are a host of other leisure activities that you can enjoy - all in a setting of breathtaking, natural beauty. Neighbouring Fancourt and George Golf Courses,...