Virtually untouched, the Knysna Forest is a bit of paradise in the heart of the Garden Route.
Once home to over 500 Elephants this area was also the living and working world of the famous woodcutters of the Knsyna.
Take a walk through the Knysna Forest and enjoy a real forest experience with birds, mushrooms, bushbuck, baboons and 600 year old Outeniqua Yellowwood trees, which is also South Africa’s National tree.
The Knysna Forest is the largest indigenous forest in South Africa comprising of tall and ancient trees of local and exotic species including Stinkwood, Yellowwood, Blackwood, Ironwood, White alders and the Cape Chestnut. Not forgetting the ferns (some of them up to 3 meters high!) creepers and wild flowers which add colour to this endless green collage.
A truly magnificent experience!
Why do the Knysna Forest?
Pristine forest environment Vibrant wildlife and ancient trees Exotic plant life Magical and peaceful paradise
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Short Garden Route Safari
5 Days From
Cape Town to Port Elizabeth
The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay
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