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About Hakuna Matata

Hakuna Matata is set in the beautiful Wilderness, Garden Route Area. It is 20 minutes away from George and 40 minutes from Knysna.

There are two self-catering studio apartments available to guests. Both have private entrances, en-suite bathrooms, and kitchenettes. Guests are welcome to use the communal patio and braai area. Wonderful views of the sea and mountain can be enjoyed from here.

Wilderness is the ideal place to unwind and guests can spend their days swimming, hiking, and canoeing.

Safari: The bush units has a special safari-feel to it, situated in the bush, close to nature, perfect for bird viewing.

Beach: Although Hakuna Matata units and cottages are secluded up in Wilderness Heights, it is still about 1.8 km from Wilderness Beach, beautiful 3 km long beach

Family friendly: The establishment is very safe, and children may roam around freely and play in the gardens/ bush.

Romantic: Corner Farm and the bush cottages have a special romantic feel to it, secluded, with wonderful views, yet close to aal amenities that Wilderness and George offer.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Minimum stay for Cottage number 2 in High Season : 2 days, Off peak season : 2 days.

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Reviews for Hakuna Matata

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Charmaine Els
22 March 2018

Neat place with good site manager. Found it a bit small for 3 people. Also a bit far out to drive.

Wendy Knol
03 January 2018

We loved the fact that we had our own space. The view was amazing, and the surroundings were very peaceful.

Gilbert Kok
02 May 2017

The area is quiet and so relaxing

Lize Goncalves, South Africa
02 January 2017

We enjoyed the stay so much, wished we could stay longer, we definitely will come back. So peaceful. Monica and the bachelor Constantine really made us feel at home.The rooms are well equipped, clean and comfortable.Thank you Monica, we will be back:)

Lucius Vermaak, South Africa
26 November 2016

If you want to take your 4 legged kids to the beach....This is the place to go!Adequate space, neat and clean. We will visit again!

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Hakuna Matata is 1.3km from the centre of Wilderness , the nearest airport 22.9km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Giant Kingfisher Trail

(1.9 km from Wilderness)

1 review

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Map of Africa

(3.4 km from Wilderness)

1 review

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Brownhooded Kingfisher Trail

(6.7 km from Wilderness)

1 review

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Malachite Bird Hide

(9.5 km from Wilderness)

1 review

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...