Knysna

King Edward VII Picnic Site

Family Entertainment / Picnic in or near Knysna, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in KnysnaKing Edward VII Picnic Site

Family Entertainment Picnic

Where? Take the N2 from Knysna towards Plettenberg Bay. Turn left at the R339 Uniondale turnoff and continue along this road for almost 16 kilometres. Turn off at the control boom.

When? Daylight hours.

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Knysna, in Garden Route

In the heart of the Outeniqua forests of the Garden Route lies the beautiful King Edward VII Picnic Site. This comprises a few picnic tables and benches with barbecue facilities, all nestled within the splendour of tall, lush trees and forest ferns. The Outeniqua Yellowwood Tree, more than 650 years old, looms 40 metres over is welcome visitors and boasts a bole circumference of seven metres. Toilets and fresh water are available to picnickers.

The White Elephant Hiking Trail is an eight kilometre circular trail that passes through this site. There is also a much shorter, easier walk that spans only 450 metres and follows a wooden walkway to accommodate wheelchairs and prams.

A minimal fee is required for the picnic area during the tourist season and there is a control boom. The Elephant Hiking Trail requires a permit, which you can obtain from the boom (when manned) or from the Diepwalle Forestry Station.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Knysna

Greenfire Knysna Lodge

Guest House

Greenfire Knysna Lodge

Greenfire Knysna Lodge offers lovely bed and breakfast accommodation and an ideal base from which to explore the Garden ... more

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Self Catering

Elephant Rest Forest Cottage

Located on a farm in Rheenendal outside Knysna, Elephant Rest Forest Cottage offers self catering accommodation for six ... more

Prospect Cottage

Self Catering

Prospect Cottage

Spacious, comfortable, furnished accommodation suitable for up to six persons. Sip drinks on the elevated wooden deck ... more

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