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Storms River Mountain Bike Trail. This trail, in the Plaatbos area of the Garden Route National Park, is a scenic, circular 22-km (14-mile) trail that navigates the old Storms River Pass (fitness is a prerequisite here). The 5-km (3-mile) descent through the forest to the bottom of the pass offers beautiful gorge views and a refreshing dip in the river. The starting point is near the police station at Storms River; be sure to pick up a self-issue permit at the start of the trail. Main Rd., Storms River. 042/281–1557. www.sanparks.org.
Tsitsikamma Segway Tours. Part of the Tsitsikamma Backpackers hostel, Tsitsikamma Segway Tours rents mountain bikes and offers Segway tours. A two-hour Segway tour into the forest costs R400 per person (including a short safety lesson in advance). 54 Formosa St., Storms River, 6308. 042/281–1868. www.tsitsikammasegwaytours.com.