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Address: 10 Bond Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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+27 44 382 3712
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Visit Pledge Nature Reserve in the heart of Knysna to view indigenous...

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 – the lo g straight roadthat bisects the town and runs down to Thesen Island.

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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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Pretoria, South Africa

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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South Africa
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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 while not having to do a strenuous hike

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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!

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Johannesburg
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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!

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Sedgefield, South Africa
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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 the area.

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Springs, South Africa
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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.

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Cobourg, Canada
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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.

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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 on the map. Also, Urban DVD has closed so the notice at the entrance which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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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 to get to - behind Pledge Square - and get your tickets (R20 adults, R10... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

What a pleasurable little hike on this little paradise right in the middle of the town. With the easy trails, not much effort to climb to the top where one is treated to a breath-taking view of the Knysna Heads and the Leisure and Thesen Islands. The most beautiful part for me is examining closely the abundant variety of flowering... More 

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