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Island Lake

Island Lake



The Garden Route is home to two exceptional tourist destinations George and Knysna, and tucked away between these you will find the beautiful and popular Wilderness National Park. The Park protects three major zones of indigenous forest, four types of Fynbos (wild shrubs), lakes and winding waterways. There is a series of lakes that are joined by the Touws River and that fall into the park. These Lakes are Eilandvlei, Langvlei and Rondevlei.

Eilandvlei is an Afrikaans word which means Island Lake, and the 150 hectare lake gets its name from the Drommedaris Island at its centre. The lake is very popular with tourists and offers various activities. These activities include water skiing on the lake, swimming or simply relaxing on the water's edge. Wilderness Island Lake provides fishermen and canoeists a great hybrid habitat to explore. Further down from the lake, the Serpentine and Touw rivers interconnect to offer the angler another habitat to explore, best done via canoe. Island Lake is renowned for its big leervis, black bass and blue kurper. In the Touw River you'll find large schools of grunter, leervis, cape moonies and mullet. (Fishing permits can be acquired from the local post office.) The lake is also host to a variety of aquatic species and has with the other two lakes been proclaimed as a Ramsar site (wetlands of international importance). Visitors to the area can spot five types of Kingfisher, the Grey Heron and Little Egret and the brightly coloured Knysna Loerie in the surrounding forests.

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The Old Trading Post B&B and Self Catering
Sleeps 10 in 4 units
From R 400
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 4 adults max
* Rates may vary according to season

The Old Trading Post B&B and Self Catering

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from George Area

1.1 Km from Island Lake

The Old Trading Post - Guests can book either on a Bed & Breakfast, Self-catering or Bed only basis, depending on the room chosen. Braai facilities are available. Children and pets are welcome.

Cape Footprints
Guest Rating: 10
Sleeps 8 in 1 unit
From R 2600
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

Cape Footprints

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from George Area

1.4 Km from Island Lake

Cape Footprints offers self catering accommodation in Kleinkranz in Wilderness, Garden Route. Cape Footprints is a modern and spacious self catering house constructed using sandbags. Located conveniently between Knysna and George on South Africa's unique

Dolphin Villa
Sleeps 13 in 3 units
From R 2300
Per unit, per night | Sleeps 6 adults max
* Rates may vary according to season

Dolphin Villa

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from George Area

2.9 Km from Island Lake

Tastefully finished with sandstone and beamed ceilings. The spacious elegance of this unique villa creates a tranquil relaxed atmosphere. Picture perfect in every respect. All the bedrooms have sea views, and the living areas are spacious and relaxed. The

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Sleeps 22 in 8 units
From R 800
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 2 adults max
* Rates may vary according to season

Fairy Knowe Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from Wilderness

4 Km from Island Lake

The Fairy Knowe Hotel, affectionately referred to as 'the grand dame' of Wilderness has been welcoming guests since 1924. This landmark hotel was renovated in 2021 and is looking gracious and glorious once again! A 20 minute drive from George airport and

Oakhurst Farm Cottages
Guest Rating: 10
Sleeps 48 in 9 units
From R 1750
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

Oakhurst Farm Cottages

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from George Area

4.1 Km from Island Lake

Oakhurst is one of the original large properties of the Garden Route situated in the Wilderness district, near George. There are 11 different self catering units available.

At Rest
Guest Rating: 9.4
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 1360
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

At Rest

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Wilderness

0km from George Area

4.4 Km from Island Lake

At Rest provides self catering accommodation in Wilderness, Garden Route. Our charming self-catering log cabin at Pirates Creek, in the heart of the Garden Route in the Wilderness National Park, close to the beach. It is a popular weekend and holiday brea

Bird Cottage
Sleeps 7 in 2 units
From R 550
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

Bird Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Sedgefield

0km from Sedgefield

14.1 Km from Island Lake

Bird Cottage offers self catering accommodation in Sedgefield in the Garden Route. Bird Cottage is spacious and comfortable with all mod-cons including an automatic washing machine. The bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. Also a lounge/dining room with slee

40 Montage Village
Sleeps 8 in 1 unit
From R 1850
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

40 Montage Village

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Sedgefield

0km from Sedgefield

15.2 Km from Island Lake

40 Montage Village offers self catering accommodation in Sedgefield, Garden Route. This is the perfect holiday house (8 sleeper) to spend a relaxed carefree holiday. Overlooking a bird sanctuary and in a secure complex this modern holiday house is central

Elfransa Beach Cottage
Guest Rating: 9
Sleeps 6 in 1 unit
From R 1000
Per unit, per night
* Rates may vary according to season

Elfransa Beach Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Sedgefield

0km from Myoli Beach (Sedgefield)

16.7 Km from Island Lake

Elfranse Beach Cottage provides self catering accommodation in Sedgefield, Garden Route. Situated on the front row of Myoli Beach, 150m from the main swimming area and whale-watching platform. This 90 square meter two-bedroom Sedgefield cottage is fully f

Burrough Place
Graded:
Sleeps 10 in 5 units
From R 480
Per person, per night sharing | Sleeps 2 adults max
* Rates may vary according to season

Burrough Place

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in George

0km from George

20.7 Km from Island Lake

Burrough Place provides bed and breakfast accommodation in George, Garden Route. Situated in Heatherlands, George, in the spectacular Garden Route, Burrough Place is a Guesthouse that is on the main road when entering George from the Outeniqua Pass (N9) s

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