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A rewarding short kayak paddle to find this hidden gem.

We rented kayaks from Kaaiman's River kayak and with the helpful direction of the kayak man, we... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Ipswich, Massachusetts
Loved Ever Minute

We hired a kayak from Adventure Time and spend a good couple of hours on the Kaaimans River. We... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We rented kayaks from Kaaiman's River kayak and with the helpful direction of the kayak man, we headed out. Low tide made for some challenges over the low-water, but not once we were headed into the waterfall area.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lgf2015
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We hired a kayak from Adventure Time and spend a good couple of hours on the Kaaimans River. We even stopped for a picnic at a quiet spot along the banks. Unfortunately the waterfall was not very spectacular this time round due to the drought...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank StellaJ09
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely half day trip with the family. Canoeing 🛶 and picnic spot Go early to book your spot. First come first serve. Canoe down the river mouth, or to the waterfall... stunning scenery

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank asma0
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We rented a canoe and made our way to the waterfall. This was the fullest that I have seen the waterfall in many years, the river however felt empty. We really enjoyed it and the waterfall was Beautiful!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We went to the falls undertake some abseiling, which you do down the side of the falls; so we got up close an personal with the falls. It is very quiet and secluded, and although there for a couple of hours we were the only...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank BobMarshall666
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is dependent on the amount of water in the streams, can be heavy at times or almost dry. Still, it is beautiful and the rocky area great backdrop for photos and climbing around

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tim R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A great trail with a lot of bird life. We even saw a rare species of the rain frog. Very well taken care of and maintained path (mainly wooden) - yet also quite exhausting as a lot of stairs. I can recommend to rent a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kayingo
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Awesome to canoe to, swim and also home to the highest Abseil in the Garden Route. A must for adventure seekers

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Carene D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It should be noted that the waterfall is no longer accessible to the public, as it is on private property. Unfortunately SANParks does not advise visitors of this situation, resulting in many unhappy hikers!!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Howard L
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We picked up Kayaks at Eden Adventures and at the end of a 30 minute paddle and 30 minute walk sat down with a nice picnic that we had purchased earlier in the day. Waterfall itself and the surrounding lagoon aren't that impressive but nonetheless...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Jools G
9 October 2016|
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Response from Susan601224 | Reviewed this property |
One can also hire a canoe at the same location.
20 September 2015|
Response from louisadevilliers |
You can hire canoes at the parking area, which is alongside the N2, the main road as well as the bridge. All very easy to find. As you travel from George to Wildernis it is on your right. You won't miss it.