Wilderness is a seaside town at the bottom of the Kaaiman's River Pass. It is known for its long white sand beach and lagoons. The town caters mostly to holiday-makers and is situated directly on the Touw River Lagoon.
The Wilderness Section of the Garden Route National Park has rivers, estuaries, beaches and a lake area. The Map of Africa is a great viewpoint from which to enjoy the scenery. Popular activities include hiking in the forest, canoeing on the estuary and paragliding.