Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just want to experience beautiful Knysna and surroundings at
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Knysna Hike & Bike is the one-stop solution for Leisure & Pleasure seekers in the
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Sand Boarding – Sand board down the Knysna sand dunes for a fun filled day with the whole family. Get expert instruction by the guides who coach you from beginner to thrill seeker in no time at all. Well known among expert sand boarders as one of the best dunes in SA for sand quality, ease of riding and fun.
Go Vertical – Trekking and guided hiking on the Garden Route.
Afri Canyon – Offers adventure activities near Plettenberg Bay. Explore the river with AfriCanyon, navigate through the river shallows, jump, zip-line, swim through fresh-water mountain pools, slide down natural water slides and abseil in and around waterfalls as you dip down into the river gorge.
Afri Abseil – Descend a 50 meter cliff-face into a riverbed. Your double guide-controlled descent allows you the time to breath in the natural surroundings, take in great views, river carved ridges and wide open skies. This unique double discipline trip offers an introduction into #ViaFerrata as you make your way to the abseil edge.
Zip Line Tour – A fantastic and unique opportunity to enjoy the exhilaration of abseiling in the wonderful surroundings of the beautiful Tsitsikamma. Gravity Zone Abseiling offers you the opportunity to rappel 36 members down a fairy-tail like fern cove to the bottom of a waterfall.
Bloukrans Bridge Bungy Jump – Bloukrans Bungy is recognised as the highest bungee from a bridge in the world. The view from Africa’s highest bridge captures all the majesty and tranquility of the Bloukrans River Valley. But there is nothing tranquil about throwing yourself more than 200 metres down towards the river below.
Tsitsikama Canopy Tree Tours – The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour® takes place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest. Many of the platforms are built around giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees that are up to 700 years old!
Paradise Adventures – Canyoning / Kloofing – Kloofing is the South African term for ‘Canyoning’ where one descends down a river within a canyon or ravine. If you are an adventurous and energetic type then this activity is for you. Various route options exist from an easy 3hour trip to more extreme options. Custom trips can also be done to various areas on request.
Eden Adventures – Canoeing, abseiling and kloofing! Based in Wilderness, Eden Adventures is well known for team building adventures or explore the area on your own in your time.
Acrobranch – is a treetop experience dedicated to offering children and adults alike a unique adventure as they move from tree to tree in thick, green forests. Obstacles consist of awesome tree top high ropes and tricky crossings with ladders, tunnels, walkways and bridges and zip lines to top it off.
Hog Hollow Horse Trails – Experience the Tsitsikamma on horseback. Choose between a one hour farm trail with views over the mountains and forest: a two hour forest trail amongst wildlife on a private nature reserve; or a three hour Cruise The Crags Trail, riding on horse-back to some of the numerous attractions in the area.
Southern Comfort Quad Biking – Between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, take the Fisanthoek turnoff for Southern Comfort Quad Biking. Quads bike rides are on a guided trail and can be quite challenging with ups and downs, as well as sharp turns although there are some nice straights as well. Although Quad rides are done any time of the day it is better to make a booking.
SA Paragliding Adventures – Operate from Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna and all sites have majestic views over-looking the sea, lakes and rivers of the area. With the Outeniqua mountains in the background you have a masterpiece of beauty from the air and the best views in the World.
Garden Route Gliding – Garden Route Gliding specialises in exhilarating Gliding and Aerobatic Flight experiences, in the scenic region of South Africa’s Garden Route. Soar like a bird and experience the pure joy of flight in a motorised glider.
Skydive in Mossel Bay – Skydive Mossel Bay offers you a scenic airplane flight over Mossel Bay & the Outeniqua Mountains for 25min. a free fall for 35sec at 220 km/hr and a chance to fly under your parachute for 5-6min. A quick briefing and you are off on the adventure of your life.
Sky Dive Plettenberg Bay – We are situated on the coastline in the heart of the beautiful Garden Route, at the very bottom of the African continent. From a skydiving point of view, you can’t get a better location: the scenery is completely mind-blowing. Just one added bonus is that Plett is home to hundreds of dolphins and is an active breeding ground for whales between May and October every year.
Microlight flying – Experience the thrill of open cockpit flying. The excitement of possibly seeing whales and dolphins from the air and the breath-taking views over mountains and forests. Whichever route you choose you will experience it all from the best seat in the house!
Knysna Hike & Bike – Knysna Hike & Bike is the one-stop solution for Leisure & Pleasure seekers in the Garden Route. Customize walks or cycle rides to your individual need to experience Knysna’s great outdoors with local knowledge from your guide.
Garden Route Walks – Join Colin Wylie, your guide, on the various hiking trails he has in his basket of tricks which include the Robberg Peninsula, Circles in the Forest and others.
Knysna Scootours – Enjoy an exhilarating downhill ride on the Monster Mountain Scooter! Scooters are non-motorized making for an eco friendly and energetic experience. All trips are guided by professional qualified guides. Great family activity.
Garden Route Trail Park – The Trail Park for cyclists and runners, is nestled at the very foot of the Outeniqua Mountains and the Karatara River Gorge, midway between George and Knysna. The carefully designed routes have been laid out to provide riders and runners of all levels with loads of adrenalin, excitement, scenery and amazing views. Great training venue for MTB races or even the Cape Epic.
Tony Cook Adventures – Guided mountain bike tours for all levels of fitness are catered for from beginner right through to expert. Bikes are provided and included in our rates – you are, however, welcome to bring your own bike. We collect from your accommodation establishment if required and light refreshments are provided.
Segway Tours – located in Tsitsikamma and Wilderness – a great family activity. Both sites combine the sheer beauty of the surrounding nature and the thrill of riding the quiet, easy to ride, Segway. Included in the various tours 15 – 20 minutes of training is provided.
Garden Route Horse Trails – Garden Route Horse Trails offer remarkable horse riding trails into the stunning indigenous forest of the Garden Route National Park where you can experience occasional sightings of local wildlife on horseback.
Paragliding – from sites in Wilderness, Sedgefield, Knysna and Mossel Bay. Based in the heart of the Garden Route South Africa, Dolphin Paragliding is, in a nut shell, the bee’s knees in paragliding