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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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All reviews beautiful birds stretch your legs bird species different species natural forest peaceful walk plettenberg bay giant trees we spent hours bird watching all ages love nature garden route south africans aviary loop pace
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we love animals and nature, so this was a bit disappointing, too little to see, friendly stuff, toilets ok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank annafrieberg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have enjoyed this walk numerous times, but now they have raised the price so much I wonder if it is really worth it. Also, last summer in the drought all of the tree ferns died back, which was a real highlight on the walk....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kjkupiec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The size of the aviary takes the breath away, and the diversity of bird life amongst the soaring trees, shaded paths and waterways provides fascination for all ages. Even for those who may have little interest in birds in daily life, this visit will lift...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this on the N2 route. It's a quick visit (1/2 mile walk) but there are some stunning trees to see. It might not be the redwoods but these might well be the biggest trees you've seen. The path is well maintained and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank klaus2go
Reviewed 9 November 2018

As you walk out of the reception onto the walkway it is like walking into Jurasic park. With the trees towering above you, the stream flowing below, parrots flying in flocks above your head, wow this is an amazing place to visit. So many different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alanreg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 007PLC
Reviewed 10 September 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed 6 September 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Johanniev
Reviewed 28 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank koekemoersonja
Reviewed 22 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Monique K
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29 March 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.