Stormsriver Adventures

Stormsriver Adventures

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour: A first in Africa.

Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour: A first in Africa. Enjoy the unequalled beauty of the indigenous forest high up on ten treetop platforms. Gently glide along in a harness, on steel cables 30 meters above the forest floor. Birdlife is abundant (including Knysna Loeries and the elusive Narina Trogon), and your guides will explain the ecology of the lush primeval forest. Safety is paramount, and the system has been built to civil engineering standards. Guides are fully-trained professionals.

Duration: About 2½ to 3 hours.
Cost: Contact their office on 042 2811 836, including light refreshments.
Bookings essential / Subject to availability

All weather conditions. Ages from 7 years to 70 years. Maximum numbers 200 per day (Max 8 per group) Maximum Weight Limit: 120kg / Pregnant women not allowed to partake.

Woodcutters Journey:

Journey with us down the old Stormsriver Pass, and experience the indigenous forest from the comfort of a specially-designed vehicle. Follow the elephant trail, passing yellowwoods and stinkwoods, while hearing about the history of the area and the indigenous flora and fauna. Enjoy a delicious lunch or tea at a beautiful picnic site next to the Stormsriver, where wagons outspanned more than a century ago.

Departure times: Morning Tea: 8H30, Lunch 11H30, Afternoon Tea: 14H30
Minimum of 2 pax Cost: Lunch Trip
Minimum of 2 pax Cost: Tea Trip
Duration: 2hours 30 minutes to 3 hours.

All weather conditions.
Bookings essential. (All ages) / Subject to availability

Guided Hikes

Fully Guided
(Woodcutter’s Journey on foot in the Plaatbos Nature Reserve

Bookings essential / Subject to availability
Minimum 2 pax
Qualified FGASA Fieldguides provide an informative experience of forest ecology and bird life.

ROUTE 1 – Goesa Hiking Trail – 2km
Duration – +- 1 Hour
Including hiking snack pack / Mineral water

Route description: Discover the secrets of the spectacular Tsitsikamma Indigenous forest. As you enter the forest you will encounter Hard Pear trees, Giant Yellow Woods and other interesting Forest Flora. Stand next to a giant Outeniqua Yellow wood and feel like a dwarf against this unique creation. You will encounter beautiful Tree Ferns hundreds of years old. The walk starts and ends at the Stormsriver Adventure Centre in Storms River Village. For most of the way this short walk (2km) traverses through our five star forests.

Plaatbos Nature Hikes:
Fully Guided

Route 2 – Green route: 5.09km
Duration: 1-2 hours
Includes hiking snack pack / Mineral water

Route 3 – Red route: 7.78km
Duration: 2-2½ hours
Includes hiking snack pack / Mineral water

Route 4 – Yellow route 8.09km
Duration: 3 hours
Includes hiking snack pack / Mineral water

Route 5 – Combined red & yellow route: 11.2km
Duration: 4-5hours
Includes hiking snack pack / Mineral water / Light Lunch

Route description:
The Tsitsikamma indigenous forest takes you back to a time where the forest was “home” to hunter gatherers and their existence in the forests. Discover how the forest lives and breathe the sounds of birds like the Knysna Loerie and Green Wood hoopoes. You will be amazed!!

The hikes traverse through indigenous forests classified as wet, medium moist and dry High Forest. Four routes have been laid out and been colour-coded with yellow (8.09km), red (7.78km) and green (5.09km) footprints giving a choice of walking distances. The routes start at the Stormsriver Adventure Centre in the Storms River Village. On the yellow route you can have a picnic and swim in the Storms River at the Old Bridge picnic site. The hikes are relatively easy and an average of 3km/h can indicate the time needed to complete the various routes.




Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour – duration 2½ to 3 hours

Woodcutters Journey – duration 2½ to 3 hours

Forest Guided Hikes – duration 1 to 3 hours

Ideal for Team building the obstacle course provides a number of diverse challenges!

“Low ropes” includes a number of obstacles at 1 meter above the ground.

A total of 15 different obstacles are ideal for facilitated team building which can be tailor made to the groups requirements. Professional facilitation is provided in accordance with the group’s outcome objectives. Ideal for corporate team building.

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