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Address: Dumbleton Rd, Wilderness, South Africa
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Oh, My Hat!!

"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... read more

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"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 reckon a reasonable level of fitness allows you to enjoy it fully. The area it... More 

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Portugal
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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, where there live still elephants, not that you see them, but you might see one... More 

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cape town
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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 soul to be seen along beaches unspoilt by human habitation. Mark is the perfect guide,... More 

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George, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 .

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Virginia City, Nevada
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Nevada117
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 with me to design the perfect itinerary, including meeting me at the airport. I enjoyed... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Don't be put off by people saying South Africa is dangerous... just use your common sense, there are some areas on the outskirts of Cape Town but once you're away on the R62 Garden Route it's the scenery that will take your breath away not the crime!

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New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Absolutely lovely driving and staying along the Garden Route. Hermanus is beautiful - gorgeous beaches that stretch for miles while whales play off shore where they can be seen. Plan your trip around September/October to coincide with the whales coming in close to birth. Wilderness is a town to take in the native bush, birdlife and animals while hiking or... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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 sided river valleys, I was not very impressed..it's just a playground for the town lovers..lots... More 

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martigne briand
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Wilderness must be one my favourite places on this planet. The encroaching forest lures you into its misty mistique, beckoning with wavey treebeard adorning the old giants who compel you to linger and slow your step. Lush glistening ferns frame humble orchids and ten zillion different plants and flowers for us who have been humbled by the insane beauty into... More 

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