The number of tourist attractions in the area will keep you busy for days on end. On the farm and in the immediate vicinity is a number of must-do activities:
Hiking There are several day hikes in the area. The closest being the Brown-hooded Kingfisher trail which starts about 4km from Libertas and takes about 2hours to complete. It leads you up the valley along the Duiwe River and to a waterfall with a rock pool for swimming. Plenty of forest birds can be seen along the way.
Bird-watching The Malachite bird hide is nestled amongst the reeds along the Langvlei. The number of birds you will be able to view from this hide will excite any keen twitcher.
Canoeing Canoeing on the Touw river or the Serpentine river within the Garden Route National Park (8km from Libertas).
Visit our beautiful beaches Some of the best beaches for swimming, surfing, kiteboarding, fishing: Herolds bay / Victoria bay / Buffalo bay / Wilderness beach /Sedgefield lagoon beach / Myoli beach
Mountain-biking Hoekwil is mountainbike country. The number of route options will overwhelm any keen mountainbiker and is guaranteed not to disappoint. The farm owners are keen mountainbikers themselves and will be able to provide you with countless routes. The Kingfisher MTB race is a local race. It is an established MTB race and rated as one of the best in the Western Cape. It is usually held during March/April every year. Be on the look-out for the date of this adventurous and fun-filled family event.
Feed the Calves Join the farm staff to help feed the little calves. Trips to the Calf Nursery may be arranged with the owners.
Visit a local Market: Wild Oats Fresh Produce Market (Sedgefield – Saturday mornings). Outeniqua Farmers’ Market ( George – Saturday mornings) Knysna Friday Market
Fishing Sling your hook from one of the popular fishing spots in the area, Groenvlei and Swartvlei lakes or from the beach – you decide.
Golf The Garden Route has many courses to choose from (Fancourt, Simola, Oubaai, Kingswood, Pezula, Pinnacle Point, Goose valley, Plett, George), as well as some mashie courses (closest being 8km from Libertas).