Owners Gerald & JD provide upmarket, luxury accommodation and personal but discreet service in a refined environment.
Guests find Wilderness Manor a tranquil base from which to explore the idyllic surroundings of the lakes area and nearby Garden Route towns like Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Mossel Bay, as well as Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo.
Wilderness Manor is exquisitely decorated in an African colonial style with fine oriental rugs, heirlooms, antiques, art and collectables which contribute to a refined and stylish ambience.
Relax in the spacious guest lounge or reading lounge with superb views from the balconies overlooking the lagoon.
Retire to the serenity of four stylish en-suite bedrooms: three luxury and spacious lagoon facing rooms on the second floor with superb views of the lagoon and one standard garden room on the ground floor with a private garden / patio.
Look forward to our Continental buffet and English breakfast served in our breakfast room, opening onto a sunny balcony overlooking the indigenous forest where the Knysna Loerie often comes to feed...
Breathtaking walks in the lush forest.
Relaxing and sunning oneself on the Wilderness beaches (umbrellas and beach towels available).
A short distance east of George and almost halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth along the Garden Route coastline, one will find the seaside village of Wilderness.
Nestled between the Outeniqua Mountains and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, Wilderness' surroundings are breathtakingly beautiful.
Renowned for its spectacular beauty and long stretches of golden beaches, Wilderness has become an internationally sought-after holiday destination.
Wilderness is surrounded by many rivers and natural lakes, making it a great spot for water sport enthusiasts.
Wilderness is a unique holiday destination and together with its rivers and lakes, surrounding lush forests and 18km of coastline, forms part of the Garden Route National Park.
Wilderness is home to many types of wildlife, in particular birds. Many types of water birds breed here, making it an ideal destination for bird watchers.
Wilderness is an eco-tourist's paradise with nature showing off its best.
Wilderness is an ideal base from which to explore the scenic Garden Route and Klein Karoo.
In Room Facilities:
Each of our guest bedrooms offer white percale bed linen, en-suite bathrooms with heated towel rails, towels & bathrobes, 32" LCD Television, bar fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, mini safe, hairdryer, ceiling fans / heaters, telephone, magazines.
Quiet nights with birdsong in the mornings.
No smoking in the guest rooms or public areas.
Canoeing, abseiling and kloofing.
Paragliding from the Map of Africa.
Driving out to the Heads in Knysna for breathtaking views.
Knysna Elephant Park.
Birds of Eden, Monkeyland, The Elephant Sanctuary and Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre.
Bungee jumping from the Bloukrans Bridge.
Tsitsikamma Canopy Tours.
Cango Caves, Cango Wildlife Ranch and the Ostrich Show Farms.
Scenic drives through the Swartberg Pass between Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert, returning via the spectacular Meiringspoort.