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Paradise Cove- Activities in George at the Garden Route in South Africa

Activities

A golfer's paradise:

  • 15 golf courses in the vicinity (a radius of 75 km)
  • The world renowned 'Fancort Golf Club Estate' in George is the world's second best golf course (President's Cup in 2003)
Frog at Paradise Cove on flower
Surf near Paradise Cove at Victoria Bay

Water sports:

For instance:

  • Diving,
  • Waterskiing
  • Surfing / Body boarding / Kite surfing
  • Canoeing on the lagoons, maybe bird watching
  • or just swimming in the sea
  • or sunbathing on the beach or at the pool
   

Sightseeing:

  • A must are the towns of Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshorn and Mosselbay, where there are museums and many tempting shopping-opportunities.
  • Nature reserves, game- and safari parks, like Wilderness- or Tsitsikamma National Park.
  • A ride on the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe-Train.

Hiking:

  • Through indigenous forests,
  • the mountains or along the coastline, maybe for several days.

Walking

Along unspoiled, never ending beaches.

Giraffe near Paradise Cove

Bird at Paradise Cove

Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe-Train near Paradise Cove

Nature:

  • Wale-watching (August through November), dolphins
  • Bird watching,
  • Collecting shells at the beaches of the Indian Ocean
  • 'Floral kingdom' of the finbos, Milkwood etc.

Mountain passes


Plenty of untarred old roads passing through breathtaking landscapes, a paradise for off-road-fans and motor bikers.


Wine tasting


Paragliding


And many more activities like riding, tennis etc., etc., etc.


Paragliding near Paradise Cove
We will provide you with all the information you need.

Wining & Dining

A full breakfast will be served in our new breakfast-room or in the garden.
For lunch /dinner information will be provided on a broad selection of reasonable to excellent / first class restaurants. The cost of dining by European standards is very reasonable.

  • Excellent South African wines are offered even in restaurants for moderate prices.
  • Regional specialties are meat: mostly perfect beef (Steaks), lamb, ostrich, game (springbok, kudu, crocodile, etc.)
  • Fish is very fresh and of excellent quality.
  • Vegetables are ripened under the sun and of unexpected taste.
  • Exotic and well known fruits of top quality.

The tap water is clean and drinkable.

There are supermarkets and a new shopping mall in George, due to open end of 2005.

On Saturdays there is a weekly farmer's market in Sedgefield, providing also a good selection of crafts.

Wine tasting near Paradise Cove

Flower at Paradise Cove