The private wooden deck at the front of the tent comes with comfortable wooden loungers from where you can overlook the peaceful natural surroundings of a working farm or beautiful estate. When days get warmer you can pull up the front covers and transform the tent into a big outdoor living area. Here you can unwind and appreciate a festive family breakfast while enjoying the beautiful weather and taking in the serene natural beauty of the South African landscape.
Whatever your choice, be it hiking trails to the waterfalls, fishing on the dam or cycling on the many kilometers of forest single track or horseriding through the forest this is a farm stay like no other, the kind of place you and your kids will never want to leave.
Wilderness is a charming holiday village. With its long golden beaches, extensive waterways and lush indigenous forest, it is a nature lover’s paradise. Wilderness lies 15 km east of George, nestled between the Outeniqua Mountains and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and is an ideal base from which to explore the world-famous Garden Route.
In Room Facilities:
AfriCamps tents consist of a spacious open plan lounge area with a comfortable couch and a fully equipped kitchen. The dining room area has a solid wooden table with enough seating for 5 people. For winter months the fireplace will be the perfect way to warm up the tent, bringing in an intimate setting for you and your love ones. Each tent has its own wood-fired hot tub. Soak up the views of the Outeniqua mountains in the distance from your own private outdoor wood-fired hot tub. It's the purest form of relaxation, while taking in the beautiful surroundings. On hot summer days, use the tub as a splash pool!
Both bedrooms are furnished with a queen size bed and have their own private entrance which allows maximum privacy. One of the bedrooms also contains an extra single bunk bed, so the tent will comfortably sleep a family of 5. Our tents are equipped with an air conditioning unit to keep you cool during those hot summer nights and a private bathroom with a hot shower cabin, washbasin and flushing toilet.
Use the many kilometres of well-maintained forest single track for mountain biking or trail running, to hikes through the forest to the farm’s waterfall, the action at Oakhurst just keeps getting better. Try your luck at a spot of fishing in one of the farm dam, where canoes are ready and waiting for you. The kids can visit the Oakhurst Dairy and watch the cows being milked or play on the climbing wall and jungle-gym in front of the cottages.
Wilderness has over 18km of golden beach sands that are ideal for fishing, sunbathing, swimming, surfing, or a leisurely stroll. Venture off the beach to explore wonders of the indigenous forest. Marvel at the giant Yellowwood trees, follow the tracks of bushbuck and duiker along the quiet paths, and keep an eye open for the elusive Knysna Lourie. There is a wide variety of restaurants, cafés, art galleries, craft stalls, shops, and weekend markets to explore. Relaxed outings include scenic drives, horse rides, and cave exploring.