SANParks Knysna Lakes Section

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Self Catering Knysna Lakes Section, Garden Route National Park, Knysna, 6570, Western Cape


The Knysna Forest is world famous for its magical beauty, dark and mystical retreats and giant Outeniqua yellowwoods, some of which are more than 1000-years old. Other prominent tree species include stinkwood and the pink-flowered Cape chestnut. It has achieved a mythical and permanent place in South African literature through the works of writer Dalene Matthee who found inspiration for numerous novels in the heart of the forest.

The name Knysna, a Khoi word, is most popularly thought to mean ‘place of ferns’, in reference to the dense forests. During the early parts of the 19th century, the Knysna forest was home to hundreds of …

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  •  Braai Area
  •  Secure Parking

Activities Nearby

  •  Horse Riding
  •  Bird Watching
  •  Cycling
  •  Game Viewing
  •  Mountain Biking
  •  Swimming

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