Wilderness rated one of 25 top beauty spots

GEORGE NEWS – The town of Wilderness is rated among the 25 best small towns in South Africa on the website www.savisas.com.
Wilderness Beach has a long, white sandy beach and azure ocean and is rated among the 25 best small towns in the country by the website www.savisas.com. Beach lovers can attest to the fact that it is practically deserted all year round - with the exception of December holidays.  Photo: Herman Pieters

Wilderness Beach has a long, white sandy beach and azure ocean and is rated among the 25 best small towns in the country by the website www.savisas.com. Beach lovers can attest to the fact that it is practically deserted all year round – with the exception of December holidays. Photo: Herman Pieters

It ranks with towns like Graaff-Reinet, Franschoek, Greyton, Villiersdorp, Clanwilliam, Clarens, Coffee Bay, Dullstroom, Gariep Dam, Hogsback, Kakamas, Sutherland, Montagu, Nieu-Bethesda, Nieuwoudtville and Nottingham Road, Pelgrimsrust, Port St Johns, Prince Albert, Riebeek-Kasteel, St Lucia, Tulbagh and Underberg.

Wilderness is described as, “Encapsulating everything there is to love about the Garden Route – it has a long, white sandy beach and azure ocean; a wonderfully mild climate, lush forests, majestic mountains and a number of lakes, rivers and estuaries.
“The Garden Route National Park is beautifully maintained and offers excellent accommodation at a reasonable price.
“You can canoe and abseil; visit Timberlake Organic Village or camp at the Garden Route National Park.”
Article: Pauline Lourens, George Herald