Located in the Wilderness on the heart of The Garden Route where we offer quality bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation. Experience the old world charm of The Old Trading Post, amidst the peace, tranquility and natural beauty of the Wilderness Lakes District.
The area enjoys a moderate climate all year round. The Old Trading Post is situated in a rural, sunny location on the edge of the wetlands of Wilderness section of The Garden Route National Park. The ideal base to explore Wilderness and The Garden Route.
The nearby seaside village of Wilderness is nestled between the sea, the Touw river and the coastal hills, and offers a variety of restaurants and a few shops. In the area there are endless sandy beaches, walks in the forest and rivers and numerous adventure activities.
There is abundant birdlife in the garden and wetlands with continuous flocks of cormorants, ducks and egrets flying overhead. Listen to the calls of the Fish Eagles, Nightjars, the song of the Southern Boubou and the songs of all the other birds. (Over 200 bird species can be seen in the area.)
The forested hills, fynbos, reeds, lakes and rivers all blend into a beautiful natural environment in the heart of the Garden Route.