Things to do

  • Featherbed Nature Reserve
    This spectacular 4 hour eco-experience includes a return ferry trip, nature drive and guided walk, ending with buffet lunch. A perfect outdoor family holiday activity.
    www.featherbed.co.za
  • Ferry Cruises
    John Benn – A double decker floating restaurant offering daily lagoon cruises to The Heads.
    Three Legs Rivercat – a 75 minute cruise with a difference.
    Heads Explorer – This catamaran yacht is for both the adventurous and the romantic.
    www.featherbed.co.za
  • Knysna Elephant Park
    Join the southern most elephants in the world at the Knysna Elephant Park where our resident family of African elephants and world-class guides will unravel the sad and mystical story of the Knysna Elephants. The park offers a rare and exciting opportunity to get close to these gentle giants, who live in a controlled, free range environment in the heart of the famous Garden Route.
    www.knysnaelephantpark.co.za
  • Monkey Land Primate Santuary
    See these primates in their natural environment.
    www.monkeyland.co.za
  • Township Photographic Tours
    Includes lunch at an authentic restaurant in the township.
    www.ianflemming.co.za
  • Tree Top Tours
    The first of it’s kind in Africa, the tour involves traversing from one platform to another along a steel cable suspended +/- 30m above the forest floor. This unique eco-Wilderness adventure takes place in the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest.
    www.tsitsikammacanopytour.co.za
  • Blackwater tubing
    Blackwater tubing on the Stormsriver is the ultimate kloofing experience. Experience the magic of the Tsitsikamma ‘place of many waters’. The trip is both scenic and exhilarating, starting with a climb down a rope ladder into the almost inaccessible canyon and finishing at the suspension bridge across the river in the Tsitsikamma National Park.
    www.stormsrivertubing.co.za
  • Ocean Safaris and the Centre for Dolphin Studies
    Ocean Safaris and the Centre for Dolphin Studies form the only relationship between non-profit research and commercial marine Eco-Tourism in the country. What you will discover about dolphins, whales, seals and other marine life during your trip with Ocean Safaris is the result of more than 30 years combined experience.
    www.oceansafaris.co.za
  • Golf
    Ingrid Diesel Consulting & Events, led by Ingrid Diesel, former CEO of Fancourt, offers exclusive golf experiences in South Africa and specifically the Garden Route. With their extensive knowledge of the golf industry, they can offer visitors all golf services, including bookings and transport. For the ultimate golf experience.
    www.ingriddiesel.co.za
  • Mountain Biking
    The Garden Route offers unlimited opportunities for adventure. Mountain biking legend, Tony Cook, has years of experience on the best mountain biking trails in this stunning region.
    www.mountainbikingafrica.co.za
  • Hiking
    Knysna Forest Tours offers escorted walking in the Garden Route. Discover the best trails in the Knysna and Plettenberg Bay area on foot. Routes are selected for the quality of walking, outstanding places of interest and the magnificent views.
    www.knysnaforesttours.co.za
  • Skydiving
    With Skydive Plettenberg Bay, you will experience the thrill of human flight over the most scenic drop-zone in the world. Tandem skydiving requires no experience. Your exit the plan at 10000 ft attached by harness to a qualified instructor and then experience the rush of a 35 second free fall.
    www.skydiveplett.com
  • Diving
    Hippo Dive Campus is the only dive centre in Knysna offering boat dives, shore entry dives and all dive courses. The tour operator also offers sea kayaking, snorkelling
    and canoeing.
    www.hippodivecampus.co.za
  • Bungy Jumping
    Bloukrans Bungy, at the Tstsikamma Forest Village just off the N2 motorway, is the highest single-span arch bridge jump
    www.faceadrenalin.com