Dolphins and whales visit our shores to calve from July to November every year.
Wilderness also has a great number of craftsmen and women in the area. Their work is often for sale and the tourist can pick up many bargains at the monthly craft markets, held in the middle and end of the month. This and many other interesting aspects of the town add to it’s rustic charm
Enjoy the many scenic drives in and around Wilderness. Take a drive to the viewpoint at the Map of Africa or experience the Seven Passes road.
Bosbok trail, Brownhooded Kingfisher Trail, Giant Kingfisher Trail, Half-collared Kingfisher Trail.
Surrounding Wilderness is Knysna, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay.
George is only 10km west of Wilderness, Knysna about 50km from Wilderness on the N2 a beautiful 40-minute drive through the Garden Route’s “Lake District”.
- Mossel Bay is 70km from Wilderness
- Knysna: The Heads, elephant sanctuary, waterfront
- Plettenburg Bay: Canopy tours, Monkeyland, Robberg nature reserve
- Oudshoorn: Cango caves, ostrich farms, wildlife ranch with cheetahs
- Mosselbay: Bottlierskop Nature Reserve
All the above are situated within one hour from Interlaken
Canoeing, swimming, surfing, sailing, cycling, abseiling, horse riding, paragliding, deep-sea or surf- and rock fishing, canopy tours, helicopter rides, Choo-tjoe steam train, birding, picnics, golf and bungy jumping.
Wilderness is the mecca for paragliding.