Visit Knysna, Knysna Tourism, Garden Route, South Africa

Pledge Nature Reserve

Reconnect with nature and discover the true beauty of the Garden Route by visiting the famous Pledge Nature Reserve, located in the heart of Knysna.

Drupkelders hiking trail

This magnificent indigenous forest trail leads down to enormous rock pools. Pack your rucksack with a picnic and swimming costume. 

Harkerville hiking trails

Access to the facilities is gratis by means of self-issue permits at various unmanned access points. Certain access points are however manned at times, when entry fees will be levied.

Parkes Manor Tours

We offer day tours in the Garden Route (Knysna & surroundings, Oudtshoorn, Tsitsikamma National Park). Animal encounters, coastal and forest hikes as well as transfers.

Circles in the forest hiking trail

Following an old mining path along the Forest Creek, the Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail beckons hikers to explore the loveliness of the Goudveld Forest.

The Water Club

The Turbine Water Club based at Thesen Island in Knysna offers a wide variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon

Goukamma Nature Reserve

Goukamma Nature Reserve is a lovely coastal sand dune and fresh-water lake complex lying between Knysna and Sedgefield.

Terblans trail

The Terblans trail is an easy and beautiful walk through the  indigenous Knysna forest. It starts and ends at the Grootdraai picnic site, ideal for a picnic before or after the hike.

Bird Watcher

Guided birding tours for general and more advanced birding.