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Address: Prince Alfred Pass, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510
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Spitzkop is the highest point accessible by vehicle in the Knysna area....

Spitzkop is the highest point accessible by vehicle in the Knysna area. From here you can see the top of the Prince Alfred Pass, George, Natures Valley, the Knysna Heads, Sedgefield, and tons of beautiful Fynbos. Stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains.

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What a view!! What a drive up!!

You find it on your way from Knysna to Uniondale, it is a gravel road. Depending on the condition of the road it can be a challenge. The turn off you will find on to your left. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Knysna, South Africa
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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You find it on your way from Knysna to Uniondale, it is a gravel road. Depending on the condition of the road it can be a challenge. The turn off you will find on to your left. It is a bit tricky to drive up with a bike. But what you get is stunning. The view is worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I'm so pleased that we travelled along this little road while traversing the Prince Alfred Pass. Perfect views of Plettenberg Bay and Knysna and the Outeniqua Mountains.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Blown away! I saw Knysna and the Garden Route in a way i never had before. It was like being a pupil in Dead Poet's Society when Robin William's tells them to stand on their desks. We went on a sunny day which you should too so that you get the best of every view. Across the forests, we could... More 

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martigne briand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We often took the turn, taking us to the top. Layers of colour stacking into the receding distance. Turning the collar up against the nip of the mountain air, sitting quietly letting the view burn into the everlasting memory files in my brain. It feels good. Sitting on top of the world.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Most panoramic views from Robberg to the Knysna Heads and more. Visit the "big tree" on the way and marvel at this monolith!

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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We decided to take a look! We were driving a VW Polo up a single steep track designed for AWD vehicles, but there was no turning back so we just did it and it was well worth it for the spectacular views. Interestingly we met a vehicle on the way down, fortunately in one of the few passing places!

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Worth a trip, though a 4x4 car is needed, best 360 degrees views on the coast, the ocean, the mountains ....

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Views in every direction, just beautiful. Not crowded, peaceful. Great easy hike to view point. Great weather.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

To get a panoramic view of all the beauty of the Garden Route, you can't do better than Spitzkop. To the north you can see the Swartberg, Kammanassie and Kouga mountain ranges stretching majestically east and west, and to the south you have the sweep of the Indian Ocean with the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay half-hidden by... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

A stunning well kept lookout with extraordinary panoramic views circling from the coast, taking in hills and forests before sweeping back to the coast. The view point has benches and some grass. To get to the lookout a 4 x 4 vehicle would be advisable , although the roads from Knysna to Spitzkop are ok for a normal road car.... More 

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