Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tsitsikamma Tree Top Tours – a journey of a lifetime.

Taking place in the magnificent Tsitsikamma indigenous rainforest The Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour offers a unique eco-wilderness adventure.

The tour involves sliding from platform to platform along a steel cable suspended up to 30 meters from the forest floor! The Tsistikamma Canopy Tour consists of 10 platforms and 10 'fufi' slides, the longest of which is 100m! Most platforms are located in giant Outeniqua Yellowwood trees.

The platforms, built high up in the giant Outeniqua Yellowwoods, provide an unbelievable view of this enchanting new world - any fear of heights is soon lost as you gather in your new surroundings...Groups are escorted through the forest canopy by a lead guide and follow guide to ensure your safety as you slide from tree to tree. These professional guides will provide interesting facts about the forest ecology during the tour and pointing out different trees and the magnificent giant ferns way below. The bird life is incredible. Knysna Loeries, sightings of the elusive Narina Trogon and the Vervet monkey are not uncommon.

About three hours later you exit the forest, having undertaken the journey of a lifetime.

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