Hiking, Biking and Adrenaline Sports

In close proximity to Forest Rest you'll find plenty of activities to keep young and old busy. The beautiful Helderberg Nature Reserve offers a number of walking trails, suitable for all ages and levels of fitness.

Then there is Helderberg Farm which offers a number of scenic walking trails ranging from 1 to 20 km with various levels of difficulty.


Or explore the scenic Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch on foot or mountain bike.

Experience the Winelands in a healthy and fun way – and be green about it! Do a carbon negative tour and enjoy a day of cycling through the vineyards.

For the more adventurous, there are a vast variety of activities on offer in the area and around Cape Town:

  • Helicopter flights
  • 4 x 4 adventures
  • Quad biking
  • Paragliding
  • Skydiving
  • Great White Shark cage diving
  • Horse Riding
  • Abseiling Table Mountain
  • Canopy tours
  • Cycle the City of Cape Town
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Whale watching (in season)