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Garden of Eden

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Address: N2, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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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 wonderful bird sanctuary

A large range of birds to be seen in their natural habitat. The guided tour around the path was excellent and we enjoyed the time spent there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Colint50
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Morwell, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting the Garden of Eden was a waste of time. The garden/forest is overgrown and is not in any way spectacular or stunning. It's a small boardwalk through a forest, not a lot to really see or do.There's so much to do in the area, I'd skip Garden of Eden and do something like Robberg.

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are hiking trails and picnic area where you can relax with your family or friends, there are short circular walks and a long walk trail through the indigenous forest.

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Morwell, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large range of birds to be seen in their natural habitat. The guided tour around the path was excellent and we enjoyed the time spent there.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to explore part of this beautiful area by walking in the Garden of Eden. We learned about different kinds of trees, moss and foliage in a gorgeous setting.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good collection of birds that can be seen in an aviary which close natural habitat. some of the birds come close to visitors and are quite friendly. If you are a avid bird watcher you will not be disappointed. For the casual visitors - it is pure delight

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NZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Garden of Eden was a nice walk and there were lots of beautiful birds to view. Overall, worth a visit if you are passing by but a bit disappointing compared to wildlife/bird viewing in the wild.

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Thank TVRNz
Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

I recommend that you purchase a bird guide with your tickets so that you can try and identify the birds that you see.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

The birds in their natural environment were just a joy to observe - so colourful and perfect. It makes you marvel at the variety and beauty of the birds. Cheers - Jules

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The visit to the home of a great number and big variety of birds gives a variety of chances to the bird photography lovers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

with birds from different parts of the world it was really nice to see. the guide will explain to you anything you need to know and he was really helpful and nice. the birds are not in cages. they were roaming free which was really good. the walkways created were really nice. kids loved it.

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