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3Rivers Trails is an exciting trail network that is aimed at adventure seekers, families and people who love the outdoors.
|Baviaans (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The wilderness area between Patensie and Willowmore lies mostly in the vast wild kloofs and krantzes of the Kouga and Baviaanskloof Mountains.
|Baviaanskloof (4 x 4) |
Some of the best routes in South Africa would without a doubt be the Baviaanskloof where a few farms offer 4X4 trails.
|Baviaanskloof Heartland trail (Multi day hiking trips) |
The unique 6 day Baviaanskloof Heartland trail traversing 12km per day is situated in the Baviaanskloof Heartland, a unique and isolated place captured between the Baviaanskloof and the Kouga mountains.
|Boskloof – Humansdorp |
The Boskloof Nature Reserve has a short trail with prolific birdlife ...
The sport of bowls is a healthy activity which caters for all ages both young and old.
|Cape St Francis Nature Reserve (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The walk in the Cape St Francis Nature Reserve boasts many assorted fauna and trace of animal tracks,...
|Chokka trail (Multi day hiking trips) |
The Chokka Trail is a 4 night/3 day slackpacking hike between Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis, and is 56km long.
For both the mountain biking or trail running junky, a day out at the Crossways Farm will provide hours of pleasure for athletes of all levels.
|Duneridge Hikes & Frog Safaris (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
Duneridge Country House offers a two hour guided tour through a coastal forest and the dunes, where ancient middens can be found.
|Featherfoot Farm Horse Rides |
Featherfoot Horse Ranch offers several experiences including horse trails, riding lessons, special needs and disabled riding lessons.
|Gamtoos River Mouth to Van Stadens River Mouth (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The 21km stretch of beach form the Gamtoos River Mouth to Van Stadens River Mouth is an easy walk during low tide.
|Hankey Golf Course |
The 9 hole course in Hankey comes as a surprise to anyone who visits it for the first time. The scenic beauty takes away your breath.
|Impala Ranch |
The trails at Impala Ranch suit intermediate to advanced riders with some technical sections, plus long sections with lots of pedalling to focus on long flowing single track descents.
|Irma Booysen Flora Reserve (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
A walk in the Irma Booysen Flora Reserve at springtime will convince you of the fact that the Cape Floral Kingdom has the most species.
|Jeffreys Bay Surfing |
Jeffreys Bay is one of the five most famous surfing destinations in the world and hosts an international surfing competition each year in July.
|Jeffreys Bay to Gamtoos River Mouth (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
You will need someone to assist you to cross the Gamtoos River by boat, or be very careful when trying to do so during low tide.
|Kareedouw – Moria Riding |
The awe-inspiring scenery of the region provides visitors with a variety of popular outdoor activities which include horse trails into the Baviaans.
|Kite & Wind Surfing - Cape St Francis |
Cape St Francis is an excellent kite surfing spot.
|Kite & Wind Surfing - Jeffreys Bay, |
Paradise Beach is an excellent kite surfing spot.
|Kite & Wind Surfing - The Kromme River Mouth in St Francis Bay |
The Kromme River Mouth in St Francis Bay is an excellent kite surfing spot.
|Kromme to Jeffreys (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
A walk to from the Krommerivier to Jeffreys Bay during low tide will take you up to three hours, and is an easy walk.
|Otter Trail (Multi day hiking trips) |
The Otter Hiking Trail is one of South Africa's most popular trails and is known world-wide.
|Oyster Bay Horse Rides |
The Oyster Bay Lodge offers beach horse rides on the Oyster Bay beach, starting at the Lodge.
|Oyster Bay Lodge (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The Lodge offers guided bird, wetland and fynbos walks through their 235 hectare property where over 170 different bird species have been identified.
|Oyster Bay to Klippenpunt (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The Oyster Bay Beach is 8km long, between the Village and Klippepunt.
|Paddling & SUP - Jeffreys Bay |
This makes Jeffreys Bay) a SUP heaven.
|Paddling & SUP -St Francis (with the canals) |
This makes St Francis (with the canals) a SUP heaven.
|Papiesfontein Horse Rides |
Here, on the Papiesfontein farm, the unique combination of bush, river and beach come together to offer you an unforgettable ride.
|Rocky Coast Farm Hike ( Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The entrance to Rocky Coast Farm is at the first parking area at Sunset Rock, Cape St Francis.
|Sand Boarding - Jeffreysbay |
Adventure companies in Jeffreysbay offer sand boarding where you can rent equipment and find instructors.
|Sand Boarding - Oyster Bay |
Two sand dune boarding spots provide endless fun for young and old in the Kouga area: Oyster Bay and Jeffreys Bay, where our beaches are home to some of the biggest and most spectacular dunes in South Africa.
|Sand River ( Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The Sand River is one of the finest examples in the world of a by-pass headland dune system.
|Shark Point (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
Shark Point, or the Cape St Francis Point, is the point between St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis Bay.
St Francis Bay Squash Club is home to two doubles courts and one single court.
|St Francis main beach (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
The St Francis main beach is about 3km long, and is walkable during low tide only.
|St Francis Bay Golf Club |
St Francis Bay Golf Club is renowned country-wide for its warm hospitality and a great club spirit, which has been the essence of the club over the years, and continues to grow.
|St Francis Links |
Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the challenging St Francis Links Course is characterised by undulating terrain, greens and variation in length and direction.
|Tennis clubs |
There are a few tennis clubs in the Kouga area with courts in Oyster Bay, Jeffreys Bay, Cape St Francis and St Francis Bay. To promote the sport and to meet new friends, non-members are always welcome.
|The Brakkeduine |
The Brakkeduine 4x4 Trail is a 14km circular trail that has a grading of three to five.
|The Dolphin Trail (Multi day hiking trips) |
For those hikers who have done the Otter Trail in their younger days but now seek more comfort, you can enjoy the unrivalled beauty and luxury of the Dolphin Trail.
|Tim’s Trails |
Mountainbikers can enjoy safe and extreme cycling on Tim’s Trails, a mountain bike park on the Oyster Bay Road, built and designed for the greater St Francis cycling community by Tyrone Kindness of Custom Bikes.
|Two Harbours Walk (Hiking in the greater St Francis ) |
The Two Harbours Walk connects the Heritage Eco Centre at the Granny's Pool in Harbour Road with Port St Francis.
|Walk on the Wild Side (Hiking in the greater St Francis) |
Between Sunset Rock, situated at the first gravel parking area in Cape St Francis, and the 18th century Seal Point Lighthouse at Seal Point, the 2km Walk on the Wild Side is clearly marked with a number of information signs.
Zuurbron is famously known among mountain bikers as the last checkpoint of the Trans Baviaans 230km MTB race, but the bike park includes single track, jeep tracks and farm roads.
|Zwartenbosch Golf Course |
Zwartenbosch Golf & Lifestyle Estate is situated just north of Humansdorp, after the Humansdorp Golf Club had to relocate in the early 1990’s.