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“Wonderful views and nature walks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Featherbed Nature Reserve

Featherbed Nature Reserve
Remembrance Drive, Knysna | Ferry from Municipal Jetty, Knysna 5270, South Africa
+27 44 382 1693
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Ranked #6 of 24 Attractions in Knysna
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Owner description: Featherbed is a privately-owned, registered Nature Reserve and a South African Heritage Site, No.59. It is a pristine piece of paradise situated on the Western Head of Knysna and is accessible by ferry only.In order to protect the splendour of the natural beauty, access to the Reserve is controlled. Numbers are limited and visits are only permitted in the company of the Reserve's specialist guides.
Longmont, CO
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“Wonderful views and nature walks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We took a boat over to featherbed...it was lovely, with great views of the coastline, and caves below. There were markers for the various flora, and interesting fauna as well. We also ate at the lunch buffet at Featherbed...which was a treat, under the milkwood trees. Had good views back to Knysna, as well as passage out to sea.

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

The reserve is beautiful! The walk was lovely and lets you appreciate the smaller things like flowers and reptiles. The views on the walk are breathtaking. The lunch was very good.

Visited September 2012
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“Most enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Well worth going on this trip to Featherbed Nature reserve. Our guide was very well informed with a great senses of humour. If you are able take the walk back down the mountain, you must do it. Great lunch at the end of the walk. Recommend.

Visited September 2012
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“Well worth the visit and walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Wonderful to be able to walk and not sit on a coach. Very funny guide on ferry and wonderful views on walk.

Visited August 2012
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“Ok day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The walk is great, not taxing and fab views of ocean and caves and rocks. Food was ok, meat tough but lots of choice. Probably takes a bit too long @ 4hrs in total. Guides enthusiastic and full of info, Felt a little bit of pressure to be tipping, which I don't like. We we're freeeeeezing crossing the ocean over and back so bring something warm.

Visited September 2012
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