Tours

There are a multitude of organisations offering tours along the Garden Route. Below are some of the tours in the area of Nature’s Valley. Also listed are chauffeur-driven wine tours (for those who wish to drink and travel!) and tours for handicapped travellers; as well as adventure tours, marine tours, agricultural tours, and cultural tours.

Agent Description activity Contact info
     
Tsitsikamma Woodcutters journey

 

Experience the uniqueness of the Tsitsikamma Forest on a journey down the old Stormsriver Pass. We introduce you to a fairy world of a 450-500 year old Human-like Tree: own unique Forest Guard! Enjoy a delicious lunch or tea at a beautiful picnic site next to the Stormsriverwhere wagons outspanned more than a century ago. Discover nature at its purest on our Woodcutters Journey. Tel: +27 42 2811 836
Fax: +27 42 2811 609
E-mail: adventure@gardenroute.co.za
Storms river adventures
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

 

A first in Africa. Enjoy the unequaled beauty of the indigenous forest high up on ten treetop platforms. Gently glide along in a harnesson steel cables 30 meters above the forest floor. A “green” fun family activity. Tel: +27 42 2811 836
Fax: +27 42 2811 609
E-mail: adventure@gardenroute.co.za
Storms river adventures
Tenikwa (private) photographic tour and/or wild cat animal keeper for the day  Utilize the early morning light to capture the magic of wild cats. The Private/Photographic Tour is designed to provide ample time and opportunity to photograph the various species. A No Touch Policy is implemented on this program. Alternatively, enjoy an immersive day engaging in various programs, including a photography tour, a cheetah walk and the opportunity to join animals keepers as they work with South Africa’s various cats, including caracals, servals and possibly lions. Later, help groom the animals and prepare their nightly meal. This interactive trip includes breakfast, snacks, a light lunch and some wine. Tel: +27 44 534 8170 / 8171

Cell:+27 82 486 1515

E-mail: info@tenikwa.co.za

www.tenikwa.com

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Tsitsikamma Adventure Land The only quadbike tours in Tsitsikamma, situated adjacent to Tsitsikamma Gardens Restaurant. The tour distance is 16km long; time is dependent on group size, weather conditions, passengers and age of guests. Tours will be run consecutively every two hours. E-mail: reservations@tsiadventureland.co.za

Cell: +27 72 664 2419

Cell:+27 82 921 3055

Quadbike Tours

Fynboshoek Cheese Making Workshop Choose between a two hour demonstration (on how to make halloumi and ricotta cheese followed by a cheese lunch) or the full workshop (learn to make yoghurt, cottage cheese, halloumi, ricotta and cheddar or mozzarella; includes an overnight stay). Bookings essential. Situated approximately 7 km’s from Storm’s River Bridge (on the PE side) and a little off the N2.Tel: Alje at +27 42 2803 879 E-mail: info@fynboshoek.co.za

Fijnbos Hoek cheesefarm

Finest Kind Cheese and Yogurt making  Situated in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, this cheese and yogurt making course offers theory about manufacturing, moulding, brining and maturation plus and hands-on learning to make  yoghurt, soft cheese, feta, gouda and more. Booking essential. +27 71 691 0779
R62 Brandy Route The R62 Brandy Route was launched by the South African Brandy Foundation and follows the well-known R62 road. Travellers can enjoy the rugged beauty of the landscape, the fascinating history of the area and the interesting legacy of the region’s brandy distilling inheritance. Along the way are settlements such as Worcester, Montagu, Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, De Rust and Barrydale. Official Route 62 website

 

Nyati Mampoer SA’s fruit-based liqueur with 60% alcohol by volume. Open from 9am to noon and 2.30pm to 4.30pm. 15-Minute drive from Plettenberg Bay direction Knysna. Booking recommended.  Tel: +27 44 535 9739

Cell: +27 83 379 6313

Nyati Mampoer

Trumilk Dairy Located on Stoffpad, Wittedrif, Plettenberg Bay this award-winning dairy (awarded ‘best Feta cheese’ in South Africa) produces Feta, cheddar cheeses and an excellent hand-made French style Camembert.   Tel: +27 44 535 9564 / 9776
Bosky Dell Farm and Rose Garden  Located on Holt Hill, N2 near Plettenberg Bay, the beautiful Bosky Dell Rose Garden opens its gates to visitors during the warmer months of November to April. The rose garden occupies more than two hectares with more than 250 rose varieties and about 6 000 individual rose plants.  Tel: +27 (0)44 533 0074
Qolweni Community settlement Ocean Blue Adventures and the Qolweni Community Development Trust offer a tour through the Qolweni Community settlement. This guided tour will enable provide interesting facts about the Xhosa history and Tribal culture. On request you can be entertained by the Umthombo Theatre Group performing traditional dances and listening to the exceptional choir singing their favorite songs. Tel: +27 (0)44 533 5083
 The Mohair Mill Shop  Fun shopping at the Mohair Mill shop and the surrounding collection of shops with the Peppermill cafe just near Monkeyland. The mohair is sourced locally from goats (some of whom live in the shaded area opposite the warehouse) and there is a huge focus on job creation in the area.   Tel: +27 44 534 8997
  • For visits to the Knysna Oyster Company see Food
  • For Wineland Routes see Drink
  • For Bird Tours see Birding

More tour operators in the area and throughout South Africa:

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours

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