Tsitsikamma is the
Khoi-San word for
a place of many waters. It is the perfect description of this exquisite
area but does not do justice to the overwhelming experience the Tsitsikamma
provides for those fortunate enough to visit it and to indulge in its unique
The Tsitsikamma National Park is internationally recognized for its forests which harbour and conserve the
giant Outeniqua yellowwood - one of the few true monarchs of the world's
forests. This enormous tree is one of the most successful species in existence,
having survived unchanged for millions of years. Tsitsikamma National Park
is also Africa's oldest and largest marine reserve, playing a vital role
in the preservation and conservation of marine fauna and flora. Tourists,
and particularly hikers from all over the world, visit the area which is
known for its rugged, unspoiled coastline - a photographer's dream.
The region has many wonderfully scenic
hiking trails of which it is justifiably proud, though its greatest asset
remains the world-renowned Otter Trail. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
that remains indelibly imprinted on the mind.
Kloof and Trails offers trails (Walking and Mountain bike)
in the heart of the tranquil Tsitsikamma.
Biking Trails offers the best Mountain Bike
trails and services. Thaba Manzi
Estate offers hunting safaris on their farm and fishing excursions to
the best fishing spots in the area.
Bay/Tsitsikamma Tourism Association
Phone +27 (0)44 533
+27 (0)44 533 4066