The greater part of the Garden Route lies in the Tsitisikamma region. An area that can be described as nothing other than a fairytale. Considered to be the Garden of the Garden Route, Tsitsikamma is a vast stretch of unspoiled land, forest and rivers. With many activities, attractions, excursions and accommodation available.
Tsitsikamma derives from Khoi-San origin, meaning “place of abundant water”. It is bordered by two rivers; the Bloukrans River to the west and the Tsitsikamma River to the east. This incredible stretch of land that lies between the Tsitisikamma Mountains and the Indian Ocean is truly is a unique place, spoiled with nature. A place of ancient beauty, treasures to treat the soul and visions that could never truly be captured on camera.
The larger part of Tsitsikamma Forest and the Tsitsikamma National Park is a protected conservation area where an exceptionally diverse ecosystem is supported. Age old indigenous trees such as yellowwood, ironwood and stinkwood, landscapes covered in sweet fynbos and, animals and birds of all kinds are what you can expect from this magical place. Tsitsikamma National Park accommodation promises to bring nature to your doorstep with many walking, hiking, cycling or horse-back trails to explore. Tall age-old trees create a canopy of dreams above these intricate trails covered in ferns, moss and an assortment of fungi. Rivers and streams have carved their way through the mountains creating spectacular gorges and waterfalls.
Nature-lover or not, there are many quaint and quirky restaurants, antique shops, craft markets and farmers markets to keep you entertained. For the adventurous folk, there are many activities and excursions to keep that adrenaline pumping such as the highest bungee jump in the world at 210m high, zip-lining through the canopy of trees and kayaking along the characteristic dark brown river. For a less adventurous expedition, take a walk on the suspension bridge in Storms River.
Tsitsikamma accommodation presents a variety of guest houses, bed and breakfasts, private lodges and self-catering accommodation suitable for travellers of all kinds. Tsitsikamma awaits your arrival.