The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour is a unique eco-wilderness adventure that takes place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest. Also known as a treetop canopy tour or zip line tour, the tour involves traversing from one platform to another along a steel cable suspended up to 30 meters above the forest floor…
Most platforms are built around giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees that are up to 700 years old. The scenery and bird life is spectacular and professional guides ensure your safety while providing interesting facts about the forest ecology during the 2½ to 3 hours.
If you are fortunate enough, you will spot a pair of Knysna Loeries or the brilliant red plumage of the elusive Narina Trogon.
The Canopy Tour starts with a safety briefing at the canopy office. Here your guides will first demonstrate how to slide on the cables and the safety procedures to be followed on the tour, before kitting you up with full body harness, pulley, climbing equipment and safety helmet.
Your group will then be transported in an open vehicle to the start of the canopy tour. From the moment you launch off the first platform, a new world unfolds as you slide on a steel cable across to the next viewpoint. Once you arrive at the platform we encourage you to stop for a while and enjoy the view while your guide points out interesting features or facts about the surrounding ecology.
All groups are escorted by a lead guide and safety guide at all times. Your safety is paramount and we have strict procedures in place to ensure that you are constantly connected to either the cable or the platform. Upon returning to the office you will enjoy a well-deserved meal and refreshments.
Cost – R595
GPS: -33°58’27.817″S, 23°53’14.691″E