Hiking Adventure tour
- Wild Coast

Why you should go…

Embarking on a hiking adventure along the Wild Coast of South Africa is a transformative experience that beckons the adventurous soul. This rugged and untamed coastline offers an awe-inspiring natural beauty with its dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches, and lush forests. As you traverse the picturesque trails, you’ll encounter a rich tapestry of wildlife and vibrant local cultures. The journey is a perfect blend of physical challenge and spiritual rejuvenation, allowing you to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life and reconnect with nature’s raw, unspoiled magnificence leave you with enduring memories, and a deep appreciation for the wonders of the natural world.

Travel ltinerary Highlights

East London | Wild Coast| Wilderness | Plettenberg Bay | Salt River |Forest Hall | Cape Town  | Cape of Good Hope

Suggested Length

11 Days / 10 Nights

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you should book with us:

    Best Value for Money
    Comfortable Accommodation
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            detail of your tour
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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival – East London – Wild Coast

Morning flight to East London, located on the southeastern coast of South Africa. Towards the afternoon, we will arrive at our hotel located on the coast of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a stroll along the beach to the Dolphin View observation point, where we may see the dolphins swimming along the coast. Swim in the hidden rock pools (weather permitting). Meet at the well-known Kob Inn pub restaurant in the evening, and while watching the sunset, you will receive a briefing about our tour schedule.

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Day 2

 Kob Inn Hotel – Mazeppa Bay (about 6 km)

After breakfast, we will quickly inspect our equipment and pack snacks for the hike. After a short walk, we will reach the QHORHA river. Have a short break and enjoy a refreshing swim before continuing in kayaks to the other side of the river. Stop on the way to photograph the herds of local and unique cattle that come to the river’s shore to lick the sea salt on the rocks, enhancing their nutrition and ensuring adequate mineral intake. Towards the afternoon, we will arrive at the Mazeppa Bay Hotel. After lunch and a short rest, we will devote the afternoon to a quick trip to Cow Island through the famous hanging bridge.

Day 3

Mazeppa Bay Hotel –  Wavecrest (about 18 km)

 

Today is a longer hike crossing several small bays and estuaries. Most of them are shallow rivers that are easy to cross. Stop for lunch at a local Leba village and enjoy a traditional Xhosa tribal meal. Afterward, we will continue to the long beach of Sunday Point, which is kissed by a cool local subtropical forest, and then we will reach our destination – the Wavecrest Hotel. The hotel is located on the banks of the river next to us. Towards evening, we will find the time to sit, relax, and breathe the ocean air. If we still have some energy left, we will take a short and enjoyable trip through the tropical maze of black and white mangrove trees at sunset.

garden route

Day 4

Wavecrest to Seagulls
(14 km)

After a light breakfast, we will leave the hotel and go through a beautiful forest for a few kilometers. The forest is full of life and the possibility of spotting one of the most beautiful birds that can be seen in flight – the Knysna loerie. At noon, we will pass through the beautiful Kobonqaba River. Enjoy a short, fun, refreshing swim with all our equipment safe in “Dry Bags.”. We’ll end the day on Travis’ floating boat in the Qholorha River. On the boat, we’ll indulge in a typical South African dinner. We will spend overnight at a hotel overlooking the sea.

Day 5

Wildrerness – Plettenberg Bay

Today, we leave the Wild Coast and travel south to one of the most beautiful places South Africa offers – the Wilderness. Traveling South to Plettenberg Bay, we pass through several canyons and stop for a forest tour next to the Kai River in a special vehicle. In the afternoon, we will reach Plettenberg Bay, where we will stop for the night. In the evening, we will have free time and enjoy dinner at one of the restaurants on the pier.

hiking tour

Day 6

Salt River – Forest Hall

 

The whole day will be dedicated to walking in the tropical forests of one of the most well-known and beautiful routes from Salt River to Forest Hall. This is a great, well-maintained route that takes us from Nature’s Valley through ancient forests filled with giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees. We’ll stop for lunch on the shore of the Salt River. A swimsuit is a must! Enjoy a refreshing swim before returning to where we started – Forest Hall Lodge, where we will enjoy a delicious coffee. Towards evening, we will be picked up and returned to the hotel.

garden route forests

Day 7 – 10 

Cape Town –  Cape of Good Hope

After breakfast, a short drive to George Town – where we will board an hour-and-a-half domestic flight and fly south to Cape Town for three days of experience and adventures around the Cape. We will spend time in the unique areas of Cape Town, Table Mountain, and the Cape of Good Hope. Depending on the weather, these days will show us the best the region offers.

We will climb Table Mountain for spectacular views over Cape Town and the harbor and descend by cable car. We will go to the lighthouse at the Cape of Good Hope, swim and snorkel with the seals in Hout Bay, kayak in the penguin colony, and climb to the top of Lions Head to watch the sunset. Enjoy swimming at “Boulders Beach” with the penguins. And finally, a vintage motorboat ride around Cape Town and a sunset cruise to Clifton Beach.

cable car to table mountain

Day 11

Departure

 

Transfer to airport for Connecting flight back to Johannesburg or direct flight home from Cape Town.

view from Table Mountain

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