Visit Knysna, Knysna Tourism, Garden Route, South Africa

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.

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.

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.

Jubilee Creek Nature Reserve walk

Probably the most beautiful picnic spot in the Knysna indigenous forests. Located in two forest clearings, alongside a stream, this site is very popular with young families – the stream is the perfect place for water-play.

Cloud 9 view Point

For the best view of Sedgefield take a short trip to Cloud 9 lookout point.

Garden of Eden

The walk follows over 1km of wooden board walks and bridges across streams and is entirely wheelchair friendly and ideal for the elderly wanting to visit the forest.

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.

Drupkelders hiking trail

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