wilderness | garden route | south africa


Location

GPS CO-ORDINATES: S -33.991535 S 22.576958 E

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DIRECTIONS FROM CAPE TOWN

  • Follow the N2 National Highway out of Cape Town.
  • The drive to Wilderness should take 4½ to 5 hours. 
  • You will pass the towns: Somerset West, Riviersonderend, Swellendam, Riversdale, Mossel Bay and George. 
  • Ideal petrol stops: Riversdal and Buffeljagsrivier.
  • Continue with George Airport Directions from ►

DIRECTIONS FROM PORT ELIZABETH

  • Follow the N2 National Highway out of Port Elizabeth. 
  • The drive to Wilderness should take 4 to 4½ hours. 
  • You will pass the towns: Humansdorp, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna and Sedgefield.
  • Ideal petrol stop, if required, is at Plettenberg Bay.
  • The N2 Highway passes through the towns of Knsyna and Sedgefield. 
  • An indicator of the start of Wilderness is the Wilderness Beach Hotel on your left as well as the 1st Caltex fuel station.
  • At the 2nd Caltex Gas/Petrol Station on your right hand-side, turn right at this 2nd Caltex Station into George Road.
  • Continue with George Airport Directions from ►►

DIRECTIONS FROM GEORGE AIRPORT

  • Exit George Airport. 
  • At T-junction take a Right turn and follow the directions to the N2 Highway (also indicates 
  • Turn Left onto the N2 Highway towards Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. 
  • The N2 Highway passes the city of George on your Left hand-side.
  • ►   Pass the Sandkraal Road turn-off, after which the N2 will join up with the Knysna Road from the George City Centre. 
  • Garden Route Mall on your left-hand side.
  • Keep on following the N2 as it winds its way through the Kaaimans Pass. 
  • As you exit Kaaimans Pass, you’ll spot a Caltex Garage / Fueling Station on your Left. 
  • Turn Left into George Road at the Caltex Station.
  • ►►   Continue along George Road as it passes through the village and the De Oude Karos Hotel on your Left. 
  • At T-Junction with Waterside Road, turn left. 
  • Take the second road right, into Constantia Kloof Road, white walls with black writing on.
  • A short distance up the road is the Boardwalk Lodge sign on your right, as well as a wooden elephant sculpture.
  • Turn right into Young Terrace and follow the driveway up, past the yellow house on your right. 
  • Continue up the driveway until you see a sign Boardwalk Lodge Reception, the parking is in front of or to the left of the Reception sign.
  • The stairs to Reception are to the right of the Reception sign and to the left of the security boom.