Ziplines in Harkerville ~There are so many reasons to visit the Garden Route – beaches, mountains, forests and cities. And, in September 2020, another impressive attraction was added to the mix.
After years of challenges (including the Knysna fires and the Covid-19 lockdown), this zipline adventure is finally ready for adrenaline junkies and adventure seekers.
The longest is 700 meters long and the tallest takes you 200 meters above the magnificent landscapes below. Two additional cables are expected to be added before the end of 2020.
The new ziplines in Harkerville
Ziplines in Harkerville are excellent for travelers who like a bit of adrenaline, but also for those who want to experience the magnificent mountains and valleys of the Garden Route from impressive heights and speeds.
All this is in the Garden Route National Parkhome to breathtaking forests and stunning endemic fynbos.
Among the local fauna that can be observed between the zip lines, include the Cape Otter without clawsdolphins, baboons, southern right whales and bush pigs.
Although leopards tend to be shy, they live here and can also be seen occasionally in their natural habitat.
More adventure sports on the Garden Route
There are so many adventure options on the Garden Route; each showcasing a different part of the beautiful region. These include:
Where to stay on the Garden Route
If you’re in the mood for a thrill, book your trip along the beautiful Garden Route, which stretches from Storms River to just beyond Mossel Bay. Here are some of our accommodation choices:
Amara Farm – Get a taste of country living at this farm in the Crags, just minutes from Plettenberg Bay town centre.
Swim in the freshwater dam, feed the pygmy goats, and admire views of the surrounding mountains.
Hog Hollow Country Lodge – In a private nature reserve, on the edge of beautiful native forests and surrounded by the Tsitsikamma mountains, this lodge is picturesque.
When you’re not lounging by the pool or in the sauna, you can head out on one of the equestrian trails.
Moonshine on Whiskey Creek – These handcrafted wooden cabins are perched in the forests and mountains of the Garden Route.
They promise incredible views and complete serenity.
Milkwood Manor on the sea – Four-star accommodation with direct access to the famous Lookout Beach awaits travelers.
The rooms offer comfortable accommodation with special extras and the beach is wonderful for surfing, kite-surfing, swimming and stand-up paddleboarding.
Forest Valley Lodges – With mountain and ocean views, these cottages exude luxury and are less than 10 minutes from Knysna Lagoon.
There is a swimming pool and jacuzzi, and most cottages have a fireplace.
Brenton Beach House – A few minutes walk from the beach, this elegant house offers breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
It is located in the picturesque suburb of the coastal village of Brenton-on-Sea, just 10 minutes from central Knysna.
Pumula Lodge – This ecological lodge is on the way at the Knysna Heads and right on the doorstep of the famous Knysna Lagoon.
When you’re not ziplining above Harkerville, come back to the lodge and relax around the pool in the lush garden.
These beautiful, rustic cottages guarantee a comfortable stay in the heart of the Garden Route countryside and are ideal for families.
Guesthouse in Hildesheim – This B&B is in the beautiful Outeniqua Mountains, where the sun rises and sets over the surrounding mountains and the pace is a little slower.
In addition to self-catering cottages that can accommodate two to five people, there is also a family suite and a honeymoon suite.
Villa Livingstone – For a little 5-star luxury between two zipline adventures, this villa is ideal. The perfect sea views make this home a wonderful base for whale and dolphin watching.
Or head to the small village of Wilderness for a delicious meal or unique shopping.
It’s a beautiful place to relax after a day of adventure.
Botlierskop Private Game Reserve – This lodge promises the ultimate in game viewing, all at the idyllic foothills of the Outeniqua mountain range.
The reserve is home to rhinos, lions, buffalo, zebras and elk. Add night safaris to your itinerary for the full African experience.
Aquamarine Guesthouse – Just minutes from Mossel Bay’s beautiful beaches, shopping centers and restaurants, this guesthouse provides an ideal base for explorers.
The rooms also offer stunning views of the ocean.
Here are some other great accommodations on the Garden Route:
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