Great Brak River
Great Brak River nestles in a perfect Garden Route setting situated midway between George (30 km) and Mossel Bay (27 km). Sweeping panoramic views compliment the outstanding characteristics of this jewel of the Southern Cape.
If you need total relaxation, discover the unspoilt beaches from Glentana to Little Brak River. Sport activities in Great Brak include tennis, squash, bowls and cycling. You may practice your golf at Dolphins Creek Golf Estate and at De Kaap Driving Range.
The Island : Linked to the mainland by the original single lane-bride. Well known for its timber holiday homes.
The Watson Shoe Factory : The reason for the towns existence.
Searle Memorial Church and Searle Family Graveyard : Explore the rich heritage of the founders of this village.
The biggest known Pepper Tree in South Africa (11,2 m in diameter)
Wolwedans Dam : Enjoy the magnificent views and unique damwall.
There are various nature reserves which offers hiking, bird watching and picnicking for day visitors.
Through out the area the bird life is abundant especially, near the rivers at places such as Pine
Creek Holiday Resort.
Wolwedans Hiking trail, 3 km in riverbed from town to the Wolwedans Dam.
Fynbos and Flora
All Hiking trails within the area have different species of Fynbos and Flora for the public to view. Indigenous forest is still in the area for all to see. Places such as Botlierskop Game Farm and Zingela Indela Game Tracks have an eyeful of many species.
Little Brak, Rheebok, Tergniet, Hersham, Great Brak, Outeniqua and Glentanna have clean, safe and beautiful beaches. The life savers are present during the December and January holidays to make sure that everyone is safe. Rheebok and Tergniet beaches both have tidal pools whilst the rest have no serious rocks, all are swimming beaches.
All beaches throughout the Garden Route are blessed with the Southern Rite Whale, dolphins and seals. From July through to November you can quietly sit and admire these magnificent mammals.
Botlierskop Game Farm, has 3 of the Big Five for people to see. Zingela Indlela Game Tracks has plenty of animals to see.
Throughout our tranquil scenic area, there are plenty of picnic places, both secluded and areas where facilities are provided. However in areas which do not provide facilities fires are not to be made. Places such as Pine Creek Holiday Resort have facilities directly on the rivers of Great Brak and Little Brak and also provide canoes for a fun filled day at a reasonable price.
The Cango Caves are a relatively short distance from any of the Great Brak River areas approximately 1½ hours drive.