Wilderness National Park, Wilderness

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Traverse the scenic hiking trails of Wilderness National Park, a scenic landscape that surrounds the eponymous town and forms part of the famed Garden Route. Established in 2009, the park boasts a series of lakes, rivers, and picturesque forest scenery. Pitch a tent at one of the campsites, enjoy a lakeside picnic, or explore the area on a bike. If you're short on time, you can go canoeing on the rushing river, and take the leafy woodland path to the waterfall. Plan to visit Wilderness National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Wilderness attractions using our Wilderness trip planner.
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  • We have visited the Garden Route many times & The Wilderness beaches but we were unaware of this National Park a few minutes drive off the N2 Highway . There are various trails , we did 3 of them... 
    We have visited the Garden Route many times & The Wilderness beaches but we were unaware of this National Park a few minutes drive off the N2 Highway . There are various trails , we did 3 of them...  more »
  • The Wilderness section of the Garden Route National park is roughly around the town of Wilderness and between the towns of George and Knysna. It is not as wild as the name suggests, as vast parts are....  more
    The Wilderness section of the Garden Route National park is roughly around the town of Wilderness and between the towns of George and Knysna. It is not as wild as the name suggests, as vast parts are....  more »
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  • Great scenery by the estuary. The WfW is doing great work to control invasive alien plants.
  • Was amazing however the waterfall is not a waterfall its incredible small!!!! But great experience.

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