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Overview

The Knysna Lakes is situated along the Garden Route and nestles between the mountain forests and coastal lagoons of South Africa’s shoreline. It forms part of the three National Parks which make up the Garden Route National Park, which also encompasses the Tsitsikamma and Wilderness National Parks. Accommodation consists of camping in the cool shade of giant tree ferns, or a relaxing stay in a forest chalet with spectacular views.

Accommodation

Accommodation at Knysna Lakes is provided by the Forest Timber Camping Decks or at Tree-top Forest Chalet. The Forest Timber Camping Decks are set in the Diepwalle Forest, accommodating a three-man tent. Campsites have electrical points and include braai and dining areas.

Harkeville forest, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, is the setting for the Tree Top Forest Chalet which, with two en suite double rooms, sleeps four people comfortably. The self catering chalet also has DSTV, 1 bathroom, 1 shower, and a fully equipped kitchen. The chalet is complemented with a braai area.

Activities & Facilities

Relax and soak in the tranquil surroundings, enjoy some of the best day walks, mountain cycle routes that take you through Knysna’s ancient forests, or enjoy the bird watching, picnic sites and scenic view points around Knysna Lakes.

Important Information

A community levy of 1% will be added to the cost of all accommodation and activity reservations at Knysna Lakes.

Directions

Knysna Lakes lies on the Garden Route, approximately 500km from Cape Town and 300km from Port Elizabeth. To get to the camping decks, travel on the N2 to Knysna. If driving from Cape Town, the Uniondale Road (R339) will be just past Knysna, on the left. The R339 is a gravel provincial road to Diepwalle. The camping sites are 23km from the gates.

Treetop Chalet is about 15 - 20km past Knysna, just before Plettenburg. There is a sign on the N2 (small sign) which points to Garden of Eden on the right, where you can check in for Treetop Chalet. 

The Knysna Lakes is situated along the Garden Route and nestles between the mountain forests and coastal lagoons of South Africa’s shoreline. It forms part of the three National Parks which make up the Garden Route National Park, which also encompasses the Tsitsikamma and Wilderness National Parks. Accommodation consists of camping in the cool shade of giant tree ferns, or a relaxing stay in a forest chalet with spectacular views.

Accommodation at Knysna Lakes is provided by the Forest Timber Camping Decks or at Tree-top Forest Chalet. The Forest Timber Camping Decks are set in the Diepwalle Forest, accommodating a three-man tent. Campsites have electrical points and include braai and dining areas.

Harkeville forest, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, is the setting for the Tree Top Forest Chalet which, with two en suite double rooms, sleeps four people comfortably. The self catering chalet also has DSTV, 1 bathroom, 1 shower, and a fully equipped kitchen. The chalet is complemented with a braai area.

Relax and soak in the tranquil surroundings, enjoy some of the best day walks, mountain cycle routes that take you through Knysna’s ancient forests, or enjoy the bird watching, picnic sites and scenic view points around Knysna Lakes.

A community levy of 1% will be added to the cost of all accommodation and activity reservations at Knysna Lakes.

Knysna Lakes lies on the Garden Route, approximately 500km from Cape Town and 300km from Port Elizabeth. To get to the camping decks, travel on the N2 to Knysna. If driving from Cape Town, the Uniondale Road (R339) will be just past Knysna, on the left. The R339 is a gravel provincial road to Diepwalle. The camping sites are 23km from the gates.

Treetop Chalet is about 15 - 20km past Knysna, just before Plettenburg. There is a sign on the N2 (small sign) which points to Garden of Eden on the right, where you can check in for Treetop Chalet. 

Accommodation options

Camping Diepwalle Power (CK6P)

Dates Base rate Extra adult Extra child Unit Sleep
15 Jan 2019 — 31 Oct 2019 $ 14 $ 5 $ 2 4 people
01 Nov 2019 — 03 Dec 2019 $ 15 $ 6 $ 3 4 people
04 Dec 2019 — 13 Jan 2020 $ 22 $ 6 $ 3 4 people
14 Jan 2020 — 31 Oct 2020 $ 15 $ 6 $ 3 4 people
From $ 14

For 2 people

- Braai Area - Communal ablutions - Powerpoint - Wheelchair accessible 

Tree Top Chalet (GC4)

Dates Base rate Extra adult Extra child Unit Sleep
15 Jan 2019 — 31 Oct 2019 $ 152 - - 4 people
01 Nov 2019 — 03 Dec 2019 $ 163 - - 4 people
04 Dec 2019 — 13 Jan 2020 $ 190 - - 4 people
14 Jan 2020 — 31 Oct 2020 $ 163 - - 4 people
From $ 152

For 2 people

- **CHECK IN AT GARDEN OF EDEN NO LATER THAN 18h00**  - 1 bedroom with double bed,own bathroom - 1 bedroom, 2 single beds,own bathroom - No Smoking - Open plan kitchen, fire place braai, DSTV, telephone and security system