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Garden of Eden

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Address: N2, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: 0443825510
Description: The walk follows over 1km of wooden board walks and bridges across streams...
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. There is a number of wooden benches and tables along the trail to sit, snack, picnic or enjoy your 'padkos'. Water and ablution facilities.
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A lovely place to visit on the same property as Monkey land my only concern again would be that not all the birds are indigenous which is a let down for me but not if you want to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Durban
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A lovely place to visit on the same property as Monkey land my only concern again would be that not all the birds are indigenous which is a let down for me but not if you want to see a wide variety of Birds! Overall lovely place!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stopped on our way to Plettenberg bay. The facility is very well maintained and the reception staff very friendly. The walk into the forest on wooden pathways is quick and very relaxing. There are plenty of educational material about the trees and the forest.

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Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a must see. So peaceful to walk on the wooden trails and feel the forest around you, hear the loeries sing their song and be thankful that this was granted for you.

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Grabouw, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Had a walk through the forest on wooden pathways. Interesting to see all different types of birds and trees. Very relaxing to break away from the busy lifestyle

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64 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was nice to do as it is a very easy walk and therefore suitable for young children and the elderly. It doesn't take long either, maybe 45 mins. Its cool as you are shaded by the trees, and it is a mostly flat walk on a paved footpath. Make sure you are well covered up as there are lots... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

What a great sanctuary! The grounds were amazing, it was great seeing so many variety of birds, and the walk was really well laid out We really enjoyed ourselves and it was nice having a toddler who could walk around in relative safety while we enjoyed the birds.

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London, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Perhaps we were there on a bad day. But is was mid March, which I would have thought should be a reasonable time to visit. Hardly saw any birds or animals. Lots of trees. And masses of mosquitoes, we got well bitten. Take a tip - go to wonderful Monkeyland near Plettenberg Bay instead.

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Halifax, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It is what it is. If you want to see a large variety of birds, this is the place. They have plenty of room (including flying room) and there is a good mixture of local and exotic birds. What really stood out to us on this visit were the wild baboons that kept crossing our path on the way to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was a very pleasant surprise. There are birds from all over the world, most of them saved from a life in a cage. It is a large area to wander round and you can easily spend a day if you are interested in birds. There is a decent cafe serving food and drink overlooking a lake full of different... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

All the Hakerville MTB trails start here, good trails to choose from, the nature and sea views are just stunning.

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