Fourways Guesthouse

49 Plantation Road, George, Western Cape, 6529, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from George

Giant kingfishers.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... A lot of birds aren't bothered about you when you're in a canoe. We entered a wooded ravine and it was like exploring a lost world. We saw quite a few Knysna Louries flying from tree to tree, and a giant kingfisher who wouldn't allow us anywhere near him, canoe or no canoe. It's the world's largest kingfisher, 43-46cm long. The first place we landed was beside a pulley raft bridge affair, a sort of boy-scout style raft floating ...

Little waterfall and big tree.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... got stung for a hefty 100 Rand each park fees at the park gate. There hasn't been anybody at any of the gates up until now so we'd gotten away with it. On a telephone pole next to the canoe office there was a lovely great Jackal Buzzard sitting preening himself, and we saw a magnificent Purple Heron glide down into the riverside reeds. We drove along the dusty road where we'd seen the Louries yesterday morning, and saw another one sailing across the road. Then we ...

The pied kingfisher trail.

A travel blog entry by timellis99


... when it was really, really hot, we went down under a motorway bridge to the beach and waded the mouth of the river. There were a group of black oystercatchers on the shoreline beside the river mouth. We took off our boots and walked all along the waterline barefoot. There were huge waves which occasionally rushed up the steeply sloping shore and gave us a soaking. We had to watch out for stranded jellyfish, and we found some strange molluscs with a huge flappy flat ...

Otter Trail in Tsitsikamma

A travel blog entry by justln


... PEP is a local thrift store chain in South Africa where one could go purchase cheap items (similar to a Ross).

As we began to cross we had to wade in the water waste deep, making sure we carried our bags over our heads to not get the contents inside wet. It's amazing how power the ocean can be. As the tide rolled in and out, I kept getting sucked in and felt like I was being tripped by some bully at school. I finally decided that water was not ...

Living on the Edge

A travel blog entry by mmkuhl


... part about bungee jumping was watching all my friends share in that intense moment where jumping off the edge of a bridge goes from intense nervousness to ultimate euphoria.

The adventuring didn’t stop there as later that day we went to Tsitsikamma National Park for a coastal hike to a hidden waterfall. Maneuvering our way along the coast through rock formations carved by the violent waves of the ocean we reached out destination after about an hour. ...


This hotel, located on 49 Plantation Road, George, is near Bramble Hill at Fancourt.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding