Into Nature Excursions

Contact Person: Deon and Joyce van Aswegen
Contact Number: +27(0) 83 255 8537 / +27(0) 84 233 7245
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Cell Phone: +27(0) 83 255 8537 / +27(0) 84 233 7245
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We offer half and full day excursions in the Southern Cape and Klein Karoo (one of the most picturesque and fascinating parts of our beautiful country). Our target market is the discerning client who would like to travel in luxury and have a safe, informative and unforgettable experience.We therefore, only accommodate a maximum of four clients at a time.

We are based in George and will pick you up at your holiday accommodation. Our excursions do not only include the run of the mill desitnations, but we will also inform you of the history, geology, plants, animals and other informative facts of the six biomes within our area of operations. These are namely fynbox, succulent Karoo, evergreen forest, dune thicket, strandveld and ocean.

Your guides:

Deon van Aswegen of “into NATURE Excursions” is a registered nature guide.Registration number: WC9138

A retired architect, keen golf player and hiker, with a passion for nature. Deon is responsible for your safety and is the person who will inform you of all the technical aspects of your excursion. He qualified as a nature guide in 2015 at The Nature College.

Joyce van Aswegen, a retired business woman, was in the hairdressing industry for 35 years and has a passon for people, loves reading and traveling. She will be responsible for making your booking arrangements regarding our tourist trips and restaurants. Joyce will also be responsible for taking the ladies for shopping trips to the Sedgefield Scarab Arts and Crafts Village and Knysna Waterfront. She will be joining us on some of the travelling excursions.

At present, we make use of two vehicles:

  • BMW X5 3L – Where the trip is predominantly on tar roads
  • Mercedes ML 3.5L – Where the trip is predominantly on dirt roads
Kindly refere to the specific excursion on our website to view which vehicle will be utilized for your trip. Our drivers are issued with Public Drivers Permits (PDP’S). Our vehicles are approved by the Department of Transport, for the transportation of tourists, with the required permits.


Half day:

  • HDE 1 – Montagu Pass, Fynbos and Outeniqua Pass
  • HDE 2 – Big 4 – Botlierskop Game Reserve
  • HDE 3 – Map of Africa, Half Collared Kingfisher Hiking Trail
  • HDE 4 – Swartvlei Beach to Gereke’s Point Beach Walk
  • HDE 5 – George Wilderness Roudabout
  • HDE 6 – Jubilee Creek Hiking Trail and Millwood Old Gold Mines, Knysna
  • HDE 7 – Kranshoek Hiking Trail, Knysna
  • HDE 8 – Botlierskop, Walk with Lions, Klein Brak River
  • HDE 9 – Brown Collared Kingfisher Hiking Trail, Wilderness
  • HDE 10 – Groeneweide Hiking Trail, George
  • HDE 11 – Visit Scarab Arts and Crafts Village, Sedgefield (Saturday mornings only)
Full day:
  • FDE 1 – Swartberg Pass and Meiringspoort
  • FDE 2 – Oudtshoorn Ostrich Farm and Cango Caves
  • FDE 3 – Seven Passes and Knysna Paddle Cruiser
  • FDE 4 – Robberg Hiking Trail
  • FDE 5 – Golf at one of the top local golf courses
  • FDE 6 – Calitzdorp Wine Route, Groenvlei Road and Red Mountains
  • FDE 7 – Swartberg Pass and Gamkaskloof (Die Hel), Oudtshoorn
  • FDE 8 – Goukamma Coastal Hike, Buffels Bay
  • FDE 9 – The Point, Dias Museum and St. Blaize Hiking Trail, Mossel Bay
  • FDE 10 – Diepwalle, Forest Legends Museum and Kom Se Pad, Knysna
  • FDE 11 – Shopping at Knysna Waterfront
For more detailed information on each excursion available along with costs please visit our website. We will, wilth pleasure, quote you on any day excursions that you specifically requset, provided that it falls within our area of operation. Airport transfers also available at a cost, within a 30km radius from Geoge Airport.