Nice reserve, we rented a kayak and kayaked up the estuary. It was relaxing. I wish we had more time to do some of the hikes in the reserve
Goukamma Reserve and beach are too nice for words.... come for birdwatching and canoing if the wind is not too strong and swim in the river or walk the trail....do not expect other animals and bring a picnic basket.
About THE most beautifull sites are here. When the tide is out the rivers flow is reduced, the peat colours from the forest water blending with the salt water cause amazing effects. Your can walk, hire boats relax at the riverside cafe near the N2, anything is possible. All you need is good weather and there is plenty of that.... More
We went paddling from the Riverdeck at Goukamma and enjoyed the water as well as the very relaxed atmosphere and wonderful pizza at the restaurant. Highly recommended, it's a place to just wind down and enjoy the food and drinks in a very chilled-out atmosphere. Great!
The 1st Days hike takes you along the Ridge overlooking the Sea and then later the Lake, later you drop down into an extensive Milkwood forest. After spending the night in Mvubu bush camp on the lake you start the 2nd day hike along the beach. This stretch is about 12 km and is done during low tide. The fossil... More
Wow - I've been here twice and it was entirely different both times. Once, the statins in the water created a brown/orange swirl running out to sea, the like of which I've never seen. The other time the water was 'normal', but the meanders are marvellous for lying back and watching the world go by, and I've not seen more... More
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