Suspension Bridge, Lookout Trail, South Africa

by site editor Rick McCharles

Storms River Mouth Rest Camp, one of the best campgrounds I’ve ever seen, is the trailhead of two multi-day hikes: Otter Trail and new Dolphin Trail.

Almost every visitor — including me — does a Mouth Trail day hike out past the restaurant. It’s the start of the Dolphin.

restaurant

The Suspension Bridge and Lookout Trail is an easy stroll that leads along the western side of the river mouth, past the Strandloper Cave to the suspension bridge (aka “Mouth Trail“) across the Storms River.

suspension bridge

On the other side of the main bridge there is a short but very steep climb to a lookout point (aka “Viewpoint Trail“).

lookout

See the rest of my photos on flickr.

I ate three delicious meals at that restaurant, by the way. Free WiFi.

The Tsitsikamma National Park is a protected area on the Garden Route, Western Cape and Eastern Cape, South Africa.

… On 6 March 2009 it was amalgamated with the Wilderness National Park and various other areas of land to form the Garden Route National Park. …

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