Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Wilderness

The beaches, wildlife and parks display a scene truly unique to Wilderness. This city's canoeing, boating and dolphin watching draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilderness

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Wilderness has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sedge Links Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Garden Route Botanical Garden (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Kingswood Golf Estate (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Fancourt Golf Estate (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Redberry Farm (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Wilderness

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 79°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wilderness

Travelers enjoy Wilderness for its beaches and wildlife. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Wilderness. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wilderness National Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Victoria Bay Beach (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Sedgefield Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Diaz Beach (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Wilderness

The nearest airport is in George (GRJ), located 13.3 mi (21.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Wilderness, ZA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 47 vacation rentals near Wilderness. From 17 house rentals to 4 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wilderness for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Wilderness?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wilderness. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Victoria Bay Beach: 54 vacation rentals
  • Wilderness National Park: 54 vacation rentals
  • Garden Route Botanical Garden: 45 vacation rentals
  • Sedgefield Beach: 88 vacation rentals
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve: 82 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wilderness listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wilderness?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 17 Houses in Wilderness. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wilderness include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wilderness?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Wilderness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.