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Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna, Wilderness) National Park
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US$44.75*
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Tsitsikamma Canopy Tour
Ranked #2 of 77 things to do in Knysna
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The views was breath takeing. Some crossings was really dangerous. Nearest to nature ever. Just loved every minunte.

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Situated in a SAN Parks area it is a beautiful park to stay in. It has various Chalets to stay in and a limited caravan park. Day visitors also welcome. It has a restaurant and small shop. You can join groups to dive, snorkel, trails or walk on the suspension bridge.

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

We self drove the garden route heading to route 62 from Knysna. The roads are great and the scenery nice too, although coming from New Zealand I think we are spoiled for coastal and mountain scenery here so we weren't completely blown away by the scenery. Food, accommodation and various attractions were all fabulous. Stopped off at the famous surf beach - Jeffreys bay and although not expecting it mid May saw a whale swimming by which was pretty cool. There's lots to do, especially around Knysna and Outdshoorn and we would have liked to have had a couple of nights at one or both of those places to fit more in under less time pressure. Hindsight is a wonderful thing!

5  Thank Leeanne P
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Garden Route is not place to stop by for a day or two its a stretch of road running along the southern coast of South Africa passing through beautiful forests and amazing towns with hundreds of activities to do, sights to see, food to eat, for all ages, families, couples, backpackers etc. It is could easily be the only reason why you would want to vacation in South Africa

For anyone travelling local or international depending on the amount of time you have you could either fly to East London then rent a car and make your way to Cape Town or skip the East London to Port Elizabeth section and start at Port Elizabeth (Addo Elephant National Park). How long it will depends on your pace and activities. You could spend days doing a single trail or just one day driving straight to Cape Town so it all depends on your itinerary.

Living in Johannesburg with my own car, only 9 days, 8 nights, the need to take in a few activities and sights decided to drive down through Bloemfontein, Graaf Reniet, Port Elizabeth then make my way up to Mossel Bay and then return through Beaufort West, Kimberly. In a perfect world with three to four weeks I would have started in East London and made my way to Cape Town.

I have/will review the individual attractions but overall this is a must road trip for all South Africans or people visiting from abroad. I plan on returning to finish the Mossel Bay to Cape Town stretch and maybe go far up as Saldanha Bay...

3  Thank RVQuest
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

We liked to travel through the Tstsikamma and wilderness park. The only problem was that we seee quite a lot of forrests when travelling in Finland. So it may be is was not so exited than for people down there, because SA doesn't have nature forrests as much as we have.

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