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Teniqua Treetops its more than a one night stay. A childhood fantasy tree house to spoil the young at heart.

It is a beautiful nature lovers` hideout. With 8 gorgeous, luxurious hand-crafted, self-catering, unusual, eco-friendly, tree houses hidden in the indigenous forest.

All our treehouses are self-catering with the emphasis on environmental preservation and the maximum use of natural products and materials in construction and functionality.

Enjoy rejuvenating forest and river meanders, fabulous birds and butterflies - an ideal romantic honeymoon destination or a gentle family breakaways. The resort is 35 hectares and each tree house is far from the next. If privacy, tranquility and possibly romance is your goal look no further.

Each tree house is far from the next, incorporating, without damaging, the indigenous trees into the design. They all are fully equipped and serviced daily. The kitchen has a gas cooker and a microwave and there is a Weber braai on the deck.

We combine canvas, glass and wood, rustic furniture and antiques to create a unique experience.

There is a communal games room, swimming pools and a playground as well as stunning forest and river walks.


We are in the indigenous forest, so its a wonderful place for birding, hiking in the forest and to the river and for spending time in a natural paradise.

Rooms and Units Available:

Each treetop suite is fully equipped and self-catering, with its own kitchen, indoor and outdoor sitting areas, leafy bathrooms, and fantastic views.

In-Room facilities:
The kitchens all have gas cookers, microwaves and there is a Weber BBQ on the deck. The bedrooms combine antique and rustic furniture with electric blankets and heaters in winter, fans in summer. All suites have large corner baths.  

Couples Treetop Suites (4)

Our Couples’ Treetop suites exude warmth, intimacy and bring about a peace, only nature’s beauty can conjure in your soul.  

There are four Couples’ Treetop Suites – ideal if you’re bringing your soul mate along.  Each includes captivating mountain and forest views, with a tented bedroom, a hand-crafted kitchen, and a queen bed wrapped in soft netting, complete with a large corner sunken bath that’s ideal for watching the stars twinkling in the onyx sky.

Family Sharing Treetop Suites (2)

The beauty of these suites they are designed to be toddler-friendly. 
The large shared bedroom with queen bed and bunk beds may add to the squabbling of who gets the top bunk but makes for family fun and special memories to last a lifetime.  Complete with forest view bathroom and a large corner bath, indoor dining, and sitting area.    

Family Double Treetop Suites (2)
These suites have 2 separate bedrooms, the main bedroom has a king bed and the second bedroom has two singles. Fully equipped kitchen with dining area and shared forest view bathroom.  

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Limited Room Service
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Cots available
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

Over peak season we refund 90% if the booking is canceled more than a month in advance.
The rest of the year:
Less than 7 days, forfeit the full deposit
From 7 to 14 days, forfeit 75% of the deposit
From 14 to 21 days, forfeit 50% of the deposit
From 21 to 28 days, forfeit 25% of the deposit
A cancellation fee of 10% of the value of the deposit will be charged, if greater than 30 days notice is given.


We are between Knysna and Sedgefield.
The route is well sign posted from either the Knysna or Sedgefield direction; follow the Teniqua Treetops Signboards from the N2 turning off the freeway at the Ruigtevlei / Karatara Road.

At the Karatara Left Barrington straight and continue straight towards Barrington.
We are 16 km from the N2 on the left hand side.
It is tar for the entire journey except the last 1km which is a farm road.

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM