Wind: 17.70 km/h
Situated on the Garden Route, Knysna is a haven of National Park and Reserves. With such a varied ecosystem, you will be able to indulge your senses in an array of landscapes. From rivers and forests, to wetlands and dunes- there are endless activities and fun to be had in each environment.
For an unforgettable trip: walk side by side with elephants, view one of the biggest Cape Fur seal colonies in southern Africa and canoe on a Marine Reserve.
You will also have the chance to see the Big 5 on your trip to the Garden Route. Don’t forget your guide to Southern African birds on your trip and a pair of binoculars as there will be plenty of opportunities for bird watching in many of the Reserves in the area.
The Featherbed Nature Reserve is a privately-owned, registered Nature Reserve and a South African Heritage Site, No.59. It is a pristine piece of paradise situated on the Western Head of Knysna and is accessible by ferry only.
Goukamma Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area, situated on the Garden Route between Sedgefield and Knysna, has a diverse array of fascinating habitats and an abundance of smaller wildlife, birds, fish and other recreational activities like hikes, canoeing and accommodation.
Pledge Nature Reserve was declared in terms of a Provincial Government Gazette Notice of 11 October 1991 a Local Nature Reserve and covers approximately 10ha.
Along the South Coast of South Africa lies one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world, home to the Garden Route National Park.