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Pledge Nature Reserve

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Go find fairies

Went on a guided walk which was great although a little limiting. Would prefer to go alone so as to... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2017
South Africa
Lovely outdoors

This a great little reserve mostly under forest with easy walks, wish I'd had enough time to... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2016
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Sep 3, 2018
“Pledge Nature Reserve In need of a serious makeover.”
May 24, 2017
Visit Pledge Nature Reserve in the heart of Knysna to view indigenous plants to the area and some history. Before Knysna was officially named a town, it was made up of small settlements, one of which was Newhaven, just east of today’s Long Street...more
10 Bond Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 3712
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Last visit was 12 years ago when it was in its heydays and the entrance was free. They now charge R20.00 per head which would be reasonable if standards had been maintained sadly this is not the case, notwithstanding the devastating Knysna fire some14 months...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

It's a nice way to spend an afternoon in the outdoors. There are walks that you can do and places to go and have a picnic. The reserve is well kept and clean.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

Went on a guided walk which was great although a little limiting. Would prefer to go alone so as to continue at my own pace. Great little getaway in the middle of Knysna. Easy walking and perfect for those who want some peace and nature...More

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Reviewed December 24, 2016

This a great little reserve mostly under forest with easy walks, wish I'd had enough time to explore whole area! The staff should be better educated on things as you are required to pay a small entry fee. Lovely little diversion into nature!

Thank 703stormd
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We took our doggies for a walk in this beautiful park in the middle of Knysna. You will not believe that it's in town. More like in the forest. Very clean and the paths are swept every day. A real hidden gem!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you do not have time to venture into the woods surrounding Knysna, this should give you a ( very) small idea of some of the fauna. I did not really think it was worth a visit after walking through some of the woods in...More

Thank 8joan
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

A ideal walk for those wishing to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. A short easy walk among beautiful Protea flowers and sceneries.

Thank Leon F
Reviewed March 21, 2016

It doesn't take long to walk every path in this nature reserve but it's worth it. There are lots of pretty plants. It's a great walk and the view at the top is really nice.

Thank AlpineResortRiceLake
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It could be a really nice was but I found it to have so many small problems that I couldn't fully enjoy it. Some of the signs have been pulled out. The colours on the feet marking the paths do not correspond with the ones...More

Thank matthew d
Reviewed December 4, 2015

When I arrived in Knysna I was disappointed to find my hostel was too far from the forest and famous national parks to get there without my own transport. Discovering the Pledge Nature Reserve right near Main Road was exactly what I needed. It's easy...More

Thank CountryHopper09
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