Activities

Activities

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 Hiking1-1024x682 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 D2840IMG_5221-300x200 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 D2087touwsriver-Drum-Scan-300x203 Canoeing on the Touw river or the Serpentine river within the Garden Route National Park (8km from Libertas).
Visit our beautiful beaches Buffelsbaai-300x225 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 Bergplaas1-300x200 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 IMG_0807-300x200 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: Market-Wild-Oats-300x201 Wild Oats Fresh Produce Market (Sedgefield – Saturday mornings). Outeniqua Farmers’ Market ( George – Saturday mornings) Knysna Friday Market
Fishing 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 IMG_1995-300x200 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).