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Forest Timber Camping Decks

SANParks has recently launched Forest Timber Camping Decks in the heart of Knysna Forest (Knysna Lakes) section.

Set in a landscape of beautiful beaches and rocky headlands, shimmering lakes, green pastures and jagged mountains, the Knysna Forest Camping Decks affords the visitor an opportunity to feel at one with nature.

Forest Timber Camping Decks

Situated in the Diepwalle Forest area, sleep over and enjoy some of the best day walks, mountain cycle routes that take you into the heart of the Knysna Forest, bird watching, picnic sites and scenic view points.

The decks accommodate a three-man tent with braai and dining areas, and have electric points.

You can book a camping deck by e-mailing the park directly or calling +27 (0) 44 302 5606.

Tree-Top Forest Chalet

Tree Top Forest Chalet in Knysna Forest

The Tree Top Forest Chalet: situated in Harkeville forest between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, This 4 star chalet is tucked away at the head of a wide valley. The viewing deck offers you comfort of this well appointed self contained fully furnished chalet with DSTV. Read more about the Tree Top Forest Chalet.

You can book by e-mailing the park directly or calling +27 (0) 44 302 5606.

Guest House in Diepwalle Forest (Knysna Lakes Section)

The Guest House in Diepwalle forest: Bring your mountain bikes and ride some of the finest tracks in the country, take a leisurely stroll along the forest trail.

You can book by e-mailing the park directly or calling +27 (0) 44 302 5606.

Community Fund

A community fund of 1% will be added to the cost of all accommodation and activity reservations arriving on or after the 1st of June 2012.

Privately run accommodation in Knysna

For information on privately run accommodation in and around Knysna, please contact:

  • Knysna Tourism
    40 Main Street
    Garden Route
    Western Cape
    South Africa
    • Tel: +27 (0)44 382 5510
    • Fax: +27 (0)44 382 1646
  • Knysna Reservations

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Did You Know?

  • The GRNP has the single largest block of Afromontane forest in South Africa including the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma sandstone fynbos areas, Mountains, forest and coast in close proximity and scenic beauty.