Goukamma Natural Reserve100 Votes Currently Open
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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10.45% of people who visit Knysna include Goukamma Natural Reserve in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Goukamma Natural Reserve