Knysna-amatole Montane Forests, Knysna

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Address: Knysna, South Africa

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Outdoors, Forest, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature, Resort, Bird Watching

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About Knysna-amatole Montane Forests, Knysna

This marvelous natural resort is the perfect place to be on your vacation on the pearl of the garden route- Knysna. This forest reserve is spread over 80,000 ha and has mesmerizing variety of flora and fauna. The forest is home to African Elephant, African leopard, Bushbuck, Blue duiker and Bush pig. The highlight of this one of the largest forests of South Africa is the 600-year-old King Edward VII tree. The place is also great for bird watching. Its an expansive strip of dense timberland that comprises of Diepwalle Forest, Garden of Eden, Gouveld Forest, Groeneweide Nature Walk, and Jubilee Creek. Due to its preservation of nature and wildlife, the Knysna and Amatole forests are considered to be South Africa's largest individual forests that offer a stunning holiday experience to those who visit it. Ever since the 18th century, these forests have been used in order to cure valuable timber.

The forest is conserved and makes for a perfect outing in Knysna. Hiking is also a favorite activity here and this picturesque forest is a beauty worth admiring.

Knysna-amatole Montane Forests Information

  • Guided tours are available.
  • Help preserve the sanity of the natural place.
  • Do not litter and keep the environment clean.
  • If hiking, carry necessary equipments.
  • Restaurants are rare, best to carry your lunch.
  • Stick to their principle of  “ Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but memories”.

How To reach Knysna-amatole Montane Forests by Public Transport

  • By rented car

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