Garden of Eden Forest Walk

Walks & Hiking in or near Harkerville, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in HarkervilleGarden of Eden Forest Walk

Walks & Hiking Wheelchair Friendly

Where? Harkerville Forest, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

When? Daylight hours.

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Overnight at accommodation in Harkerville, in Garden Route

Start: Harkerville Forest, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay
Finish: Harkerville Forest
Duration: 1 km, ideal for the elderly or as a pit stop on the N2
Fitness: very easy
Our tip: there is a small office at the entrance to the forest and you will be charged a small fee to help maintain the forest; after hours you may enter for free

This walk may be short (little more than a path to stretch your legs), but it is through one of the most beautiful examples of Wet Highforest an unusual kind of forest thick with tall stinkwood, kalander, wit-els and other moist forest types.

It is also old. This particular site where the walk takes place has been open since 1926.

The little over 1km walk takes place almost solely on wooden board walks that take one across bridges over streams. As a result this walk is also wheelchair-friendly.

The walk has two loops of 500 metres each, or one big loop. Just long enough to get in touch with the senses and use the examples of giant moss. lichen, streams and filtered sunlight to restore journey-tired bodies.

There are wooden benches and tables ideal for picnicking.

Another place to stop in Harkerville Forest is the Kranshoek Viewpoint where you will find a picnic site and a stream in which children can play.

Please Note

Business details can change. All information is published in good faith as supplied by the providers. Please check with the provider that the activity/business is still offered as described above, before making any travel plans.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Harkerville

Eden's Touch Guest Farm

Self Catering

Eden's Touch Guest Farm

Enjoy the peaceful, self catering Honeymoon and Family Chalets, in a beautiful forest setting, situated between Knysna ... more

Plett Forest Cabins

Self Catering

Plett Forest Cabins

Plett Forest Cabins are tucked away in the Harkerville Forest and offer comfortable and affordable accommodation in ... more

Coral Tree Cottages

Self Catering

Coral Tree Cottages

Coral Tree Cottages offers you a home away from home to explore the delights of the Garden Route. Majestic pines tower ... more


Please let us know if anything on this page is outdated or contains inaccuracies. Click here to send us feedback if this is your service/activity.

©Unauthorised use of the
photos is strictly prohibited.

Accommodation convenient to Garden of Eden Forest Walk

FIND / South Africa Accommodation / Western Cape Accommodation / Garden Route Accommodation / Harkerville Accommodation has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2018. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap