Garden Route National Park - Knysna


In South African Travel, Car Rental South Africa, Tourist Attraction, Car Hire South Africa by swarm / May 12, 2015

Special Features:

  • The Knysna Forest Camping Decks – situated in the Diepwalle Forest area, here you can sleep over and enjoy some of the best day walks, mountain biking, picnic and enjoy scenic view points.
  • Garden of Eden in Harkerville Forest.
  • Hiking trails.
    Hiking trails.
  • Kraanshoek Viewpoint and Picnic sites – its voted the best lookout point in the Southern Cape Coast.

Things to seek:

  • Wildlife: Honey Badger, Long-eared Bat, Leopard, Grysbok, Bushpig, Grey Rhebuck, Knysna Sea Horse
  • Bush Pig and piglet.
    Bush Pig and piglet.
  • Birds: Grey Plover, Marsh Sandpiper, Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Whimbrel, Cape Shoveller
  • Grey Plover.
    Grey Plover.
  • Plants/Trees: Fynbos, Ironwood, Cape Holly, White Pear, Assegai Tree, Cape Primrose

    Activities: How to get there:

  • Outeniqua Hiking Trail
  • Forest walks
  • Fishing
  • Water Skiing
  • Mountain biking
  • Birding
  • Sailing
  • Angling
  • Boardsailing
  • Power boating

The park lies on the scenic Garden Route, 500kms from Cape Town and 300 kms from Port Elizabeth. Car rental facilities are available from George which is 70km from Knysna.

Garden Route Region.
Garden Route Region.