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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...more
N2, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience a forest within close proximity of a drive in Knysna, then this is the place for you. The Knysna forest is so beautiful and so serene. The walk is easy because it has boardwalks and the fresh forest feels is...More

Thank 007PLC
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Nearly all of the indigenous forests have disappeared. This will provide you with what it used to be like before we chopped it down. Give yourself time to just wander on one of the paths.

Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This is one of my favorite places in the Garden Route. The different bird species are just amazing. The sanctuary is very big so doesn't feel like the birds are in an enclosure as such. Be sure to spend at least and hour or two.

Thank Johanniev
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What an experience. We have been there a few years ago and really enjoyed going there again. You just can't get enough of the beautiful different birds and the experience of nature.

Thank koekemoersonja
Reviewed August 22, 2018

It is well set up, one can see the birds at close range, there are very many different species, and there is a guide who explains everything.

Thank Monique K
Reviewed June 24, 2018

if you are a bird lover or you have kids interested in nature that's the place to be , get your bird guide ate entrance and enjoy the walk don't forget the camera and respect the birds

Thank Ana Rafaela T
Reviewed May 28, 2018

All animals should be free. Although this "Cage" called a garden a far better that any other of its kind it's still sad to see how much emotional stress some

Thank disaster2015
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

It's a quick loop through the trees for 70 odd rand per person for international tourists. Save your money.

Thank Justin P
Reviewed April 6, 2018

The treetop chalet could be one of SanPark’s nicest and most luxurious accommodations. Unfortunately, it is not safe. During the first night of our stay, somebody broke into our car which was parked right in front of the chalet. And we learned that there were...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice pit stop to stretch your legs and embrace nature. It was also a nice escape from the heat. Didn’t see much wildlife other than a few butterflies and some birds high in the trees. Be warned of mosquitos! We got quite a...More

Thank Sarah M
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March 29, 2018|
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Response from 646craigk | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I didn't see a restaurant there or fairies. Just a great walk through the forest.