This is a beautiful short walk mere minutes from town, ideal for a afternoon stroll through the forest and fynbos down to the beach.
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.
Goukamma Nature Reserve is a lovely coastal sand dune and fresh-water lake complex lying between Knysna and Sedgefield.
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.
This magnificent indigenous forest trail leads down to enormous rock pools. Pack your rucksack with a picnic and swimming costume.
The Garden Route Trail Park is nestled at the very foot of the Outeniqua Mountains and the Karatara River Gorge, midway between George and Knysna.
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.
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.
sleep over and enjoy some of the best day walks, mountain cycle routes that take you into the heart of the Knysna Forest.
For the best view of Sedgefield take a short trip to Cloud 9 lookout point.