Knysna Indigenous Forest

This wide strip of dense timberland, which includes Diepwalle Forest, Garden of Eden, Goudveld Forest, Groeneweide Nature Walk and Jubilee Creek, covers a total of 60 500 ha on the southern slopes of the Outeniqua Mountains between Mossel Bay and the Krom River near Humansdorp

The Animals to be found in this forested wonderland include one last surviving cow belonging to the famous Knysna elephant herd, leopard, bushpig, baboon, vervet monkey honey badger, bushbuck and blue duiker. But it is for their trees and the birdlife they support that these forests are most noteworthy Species include stinkwood, kalander, kershout, hard pear, white pear, yellowwood, assegai and the pink-flowered Cape chestnut.

The colourful Knysna lourie, the Narina trogon, wood owl, Rameron pigeon and Knysna scrub warbler are among the birds that live in the high forest canopy. The mountain buzzard, Cape eagle owl and crowned eagle can also be seen in the forests and surrounding mountains.

Points of interest close to Knysna Indigenous Forest:

Hospitals

Knysna Hospital

Knysna Hospital operates in the Knysna/Plettenberg Bay Health District of the Southern Cape Region.

Tel: +27 (0)44 382 8400
Life Knysna Private Hospital

Life Knysna Private Hospital understand the responsibility to meet the expectations of those who are entrusted to their care

Tel: 044 384 1083
Knysna Indigenous Forest Knysna Indigenous Forest

Map

Map Place holder
Click to display the map