Things To Do


Outeniqua Power Van

Chug back in time aboard the Outeniqua Power Van. This trip is ideal for train lovers of all ages and offers an unbeatable insight into the region’s fascinating rail heritage. Climb aboard the vintage rail inspection trolley and relax as it sways and winds up the Outeniqua Mountains. The front bench offers panoramic views of sheer mountain slopes, dripping forests, cascading waterfalls and colourful fynbos. The Power Van departs daily from the Transnet Transport Museum. Pack a picnic. Transnet Transport Museum, 2 Mission Road, George, 6529

Uniondale Bowling Club

Bowls is a target sport, played on a flat grass surface. It is similar in concept to the Italian game of Bocce or the French game Petanque. A ball (bowl) is rolled toward a smaller stationary ball called a jack. The objective is to roll your bowl nearer to the jack than your opponent's bowl. Lawn Bowls can be played by people of all ages and abilities. Join the Uniondale locals in one of their favourite past-times, on Saturdays at 2:30pm or on Tuesday afternoons for Ladies Bowls. Stoneleigh Farm, Uniondale, 6460

Uniondale Tuk-tuk Tours

For a good ride in the yellow tuk-tuk and a some story telling, joining an early morning drive and Talk with Dirkie Coetzee is great fun. On this tour, you will drive through town, discover a bit about our history and architecture, hear about the real Uniondale ghost story (and others) and get an insight into how we live now. Voortrekker Street, Uniondale, 6460


Exhilarating tree-top adventures await visitors to Acrobranch Garden Route, at Timberlake Organic Village. Venture into the forest canopy to slide, balance, jump, crawl or swing through four action-packed courses. Expect exciting zip-lines, suspended walkways and high wires. Ladders ascend over six metres into the pine forest canopy with beams, tubes and cargo nets to scramble and climb. Acrobranch is a daring and fun adventure for the fit or fearless (age 4 up). Timberlake Organic Village, N2 between Wilderness and Sedgefield, George, 6529

Elevate Trampoline Park & Go Cart Track

Action for every age is available at the Elevate Action Centre in George Industria. The centre offers 70 connected trampolines, totalling over 600 square metres of bouncing space. Bounce, flip, tumble or join a game of dodgeball. Dual with jousting sticks over a foam pit. Groups can face-off in a thrilling Go-Cart Race. See the website for session times, bookings and holiday special offers. Trampolining is restricted to children over 4 years and go-carting to those over 12 years. 13 Meul Street, George Industria, George, 6536

George Wildlife and Animal Park

The George Wildlife and Animal Park is ideal for families with small children, and is home to a number of wild cats featuring tigers, cheetahs, meerkat, serval and caracal. It also houses a selection of farm animals such as pigs, goats, bunnies, ducks and chickens that roam freely. N2, Kraaibosch, George, 6529

Let's Go Bowling

The bowling alley consisting of eight synthetic lanes with QubicaAMF scoring, is a popular family activity for holiday makers and locals alike. Let's Go Bowling is situated at Mount View Resort which features 9 holes of mini golf and an Italian restaurant. Mountview Resort, 1 York Street, George South, George, 6529

Happy Valley

Happy Valley is one of the biggest indoor play centre in the Western Cape, with loads to keep your kids busy for hours no matter what the weather. Come and enjoy a well-earned break while your kids play in a secure and happy environment. Our coffee shop has a large menu of delicious food and beverages for the whole family. Parties are our specialty with loads of fun themes to choose from. 10 Memoriam Street, George, 6529

Garden Route Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Centre

Garden Route Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Centre cares for all raptors and is a non-profit organisation. Visitors will learn more about falcons, eagles and owls through a guided tour, where visitors will be introduced to 30 to 40 different raptors. The centre has a constant flow of birds with their rescue, rehabilitation and release program. Inside George Wildlife and Animal Park, N2, Kraaibosh, George, 6529