Stargazing at Nature's Valley on the Garden Route

The most beautiful spot on the Garden Route


Many locals say that Nature's Valley is the most beautiful spot along the garden route. And we think they've got a point: One of the best things to do in this lush green slice of paradise, is stargazing on the beach - At Nature's Valley, the stars and the Milky Way have never looked this close.

Nature's Valley is situated at the mouth of the Groot River. It is enveloped by the green, lush and never-ending Tsitsikamma National Park coastal forests. Nature's Valley is situated within a South African National Park, and the local community strives to minimize inappropriate and wide scale development to minimize environmental impact.

Nature's Valley on the Garden Route might not be
famous for its abundant nightlife and evening activities, but there are a few things one can do after sunset, and star gazing on the beach is one of the highlights.
Pack a blanket, a bottle of wine, snacks, candles and a torch; and make your way to the beach just before sunset. Relax on the beach with friends (or that one special person), and watch as the sun slips behind the horizon of the Indian Ocean; and hear Nature Valley's -night life' wake up. Look up and see how the stars, one by one, sprout up in the pitch black sky, like tiny diamonds on a black velvet cushion. Listen to the hypnotizing sound of the waves breaking in the background.

Then grab your torch - as there are no streetlights - and go for a midnight stroll to the Nature's Valley's one and only restaurant & bar. Here one can enjoy great meals to suit all tastes (at affordable prices). From hamburgers to steak, ribs and seafood: Nature's Valley's Restaurant has something on the menu for almost everyone. Location:
Nature's Valley
Nature's Valley lies 30 km from Plettenberg Bay, off the N2. Take the R102 exit from the N2 and travel for approximately 10 km to reach Nature's Valley.

Source: Miriam Mannak / Cape Town Magazine.com
 
More Activities at night on the Garden Route:

  • Overnight hiking trail in a private game reserve
  • Evening game drive in a private game reserve


What to do during the day on the Garden Route:


Accommodation on the Garden Route in South Africa:


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