The Garden Route National Park is of course located on the famous Garden Route. The park consists of 4 different parts: Tsitsikamma section (the original Tsitsikamma N.P. before it was extended to Garden Route N.P.), Wilderness section, Knysna Lakes Section and Nature’s Valley Section. All different parts have the similarity that they are green and wetland areas with beautiful nature and lots of birds. Spread over the park are picnic areas and walking and hiking routes.
‘Tsitsikamma ‘is derived from her Khoisan expression; “Place of abundant water”. This area is the oldest and largest marine reserve and also the largest marine protection area in the world. The landscape consists of high mountains, deep gorges, waterfalls and stately forests, so that visitors here not only enjoy exuberant nature but also the adventurous activities that you can undertake here such as a bungee jump of no less than 216 meters.
– Hiking, hiking, mountain biking
– Tsitsikamma is one of the ten best points along the Eastern Cape coastline to see whales. The annual sardine migration attracts the whales to the coast, thereby ensuring a true marine spectacle. Don’t forget to bring binoculars.
– Bird watching in the woods or along the coast
– Bungee Bloukrans
–An excellent way to enjoy this area is to make one Canopy Tour.
– Or opt for a water activity such as black water tubing.
Conservation Fees: the South African National Park administration has set a daily entrance fee (admission fee) for all individual SAN parks. If you are going to visit several SAN parks in South Africa then it may be useful to purchase a Wildcard
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