Shining Waters

859 6th Avenue, Wilderness, Western Cape, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $64.00

Travel Blogs from Wilderness

Backpacking Detour on the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne


... Natalia, my Brazilian friend, was staying at the same hostel as me which was the scenic Beach House, which had the nicest dorms I've ever seen because they literally looked out on the ocean. You could not get better views of the ocean and the mountains from their deck, and I was very pleased with my decision to stop at Wilderness, which had been recommended by several people along my trip. That evening I hung out with Natalia and a Swiss girl ...

.... and we're off!! Day 2 of our SA adventure

A travel blog entry by dgreen78


... from the get go. Thankfully, we arrived just in time to have some nice coffee and tea prior to our outing. We were then outfitted in nice rain jackets and set off to see our first cats- Caracals. We went into their habitat and were greeted by one of the two cats- they were father and son. The son was very friendly but the father stayed quite a ways from us the whole time keeping a watchful eye. It was a ...

Oh my aching bones....

A travel blog entry by josephine.t


... shed like stalls set out on a patch of wasteland selling arts and crafts products, some of the stalls were selling the same kinds of wares e.g. soapstone sculptures; wooden carved animals; bowls; batik prints etc. However, the challenge here was to make sure that if you bought something you bartered the price down. Andre’s advice was to go for half of the asking price, which was easier said than done, in reality. Jo wanted to buy a wire & bead lizard, so she ...

Life at the Beach House...

A travel blog entry by sarah11011


Leanne and I took the Baz bus to a two street beach town called Wilderness. We stayed at the Beach House and we were not disappointed. This hostel offered the most incredible views of the ocean. Our bedroom had a massive porch with hammocks that overlooked the beach. Even the kitchen had a million dollar view. On the bus, we met this cool Aussie girl Cate. She was such a sweetheart and fit along with us perfectly. Every night, the owner cooks an incredible meal out ...

Happy Christmas from the Wilderness!

A travel blog entry by mcaren


... can easily imagine how terrifying these places must have been to the poor souls whose ships have been swallowed up by the swell over the years. It was also great to see some of the indigenous animals which we hadn't expected to see! We were surprised to see ostriches and baboons as we drove from Cape Point to the Cape of Good Hope! Another day we visited a place called Muizenberg on the ...

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This hotel, located on 859 6th Avenue, Wilderness, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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