Goukamma Natural Reserve

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  • Address: Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna, South Africa
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +27-216593500
  • Time Required: 08:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Hiking Trail, Biking Trail, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Adventure, Water Sport, Boating, Picnic Spot, Bird Watching, Rides

Situated on the Garden route between Sedgefield and Knysna, Goukamma Natural Reserve & Marine Protected Area exhibits a diverse range of wildlife, birds, fishes and habitats. Covering an area of 2500 hectares of coastal forest with variety of milk-wood, yellow-wood and Candle-wood trees.

Home to Vervet monkey, Bushbuck, bush pig, porcupine, mongoose, honey badger and grysbok, the reserve is also popular for bird watching. Over 220 bird species reside here including the rare African black oystercatcher. There are also rare species of fish in the groenvlei Lake and whales are also spotted in between the months of June to November. Lovely Bottle-nosed and humpback dolphins splash in the sea all round the year.

Activities: Wildlife watching, horse riding, hiking, swimming, picnicking, kloofing, fishing, swimming, sightseeing, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, boating, bird watching, donkey cart rides.

Goukamma Natural Reserve Travel Tips

  • Accommodation is available
  • Guided tours are available

Entrance Ticket Details For Goukamma Natural Reserve

  • The charges of the guided tours, car rentals, accommodation and activities are variable

Goukamma Natural Reserve Hours

  • Open 24 hours

How to Reach Goukamma Natural Reserve

  • Rented car

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  • Goukamma Natural Reserve Address: Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna, South Africa
  • Goukamma Natural Reserve Contact Number: +27-216593500
  • Goukamma Natural Reserve Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Goukamma Natural Reserve(preferred time): 07:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Goukamma Natural Reserve: 08:00 Hrs
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  • 10.45% of people who visit Knysna include Goukamma Natural Reserve in their plan

  • 36.36% of people start their Goukamma Natural Reserve visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 8 Hrs to see Goukamma Natural Reserve

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Goukamma Natural Reserve

People normally club together Buffalo Bay and Wilderness National Park while planning their visit to Goukamma Natural Reserve.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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