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| Just west of the Paul Sauer Bridge on the N2, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

With Wild Card it is free. About 1km walk on pleasant forest. Man made boardwalk and you can return more natural gravel road. Tree itself tricky to photo! Not a major sightseen, but nice break for driving.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Oh my word! Big, gigantic, humongous!!! These words just doesn’t do this 1000 year old tree justice! With a 500m walk to one of the biggest trees I’ve ever seen was a great pit stop activity with my mom! Great for anyone and in an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SancaGrey_1993
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We went just before high season and it was lovely not having to share the walk ways with many tourists. The pathways to the tree is shaded so you won't burn and its easy to walk on because of the decking under. There are a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank leighb172016
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

I love the walking path towards the big tree, in the forest between the trees. I imagined the tree to be much bigger than it is, so was a bit dissapointed. There was a board missing with the info next to the tree. Take money...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dream714891
Reviewed November 18, 2018

It sounded more interesting than it really was at the end. The trail is made of wooden planks, so even people who can´t walk too good, are able to do the trail. The tree is really huge, but I have seen bigger ones...

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Walking through the trees truly feels like something straight out a fantasy book. It just feels magical. The 1000 year old tree is a sight to behold. This is definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdventureAlex
Reviewed October 22, 2018

One giant tree indeed but just one of some of the places to stop and visit just along the N2 while here in Tsitsikamma. A little further along the road there is a service station, plenty of parking, some eateries, shops and a chance to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

- tree’s a decent size - nice easy walk along boardwalks - expensive to just see the tree - no leaflets

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nellibert
Reviewed July 20, 2018

There is a walking trail for the people to walk to the Big Tree approx. 500m. Its very beautiful with chirping of birds light breeze of wind flowing. The tree is pretty huge and amazing to know about its history and roots. Doesn't take much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chitshah12
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Little bit disappointing if you go specially but if your passing its worth a look. The walk is pleasant along boardwalks that take you to the big ish tree.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from zerwickrenatevictor | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bamsteral Operating hours is as follow: September - April: 08H00 - 18H00 May - August: 06H00 - 17H00 Admission fees: Local Adults: ZAR 14.00 International Adults: ZAR 36.00 Local Children: ZAR 9.00 International... More
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