Knysna Forest, (Gouna) is a Mountain Bikers, Hikers or Walkers dream location. Gouna actually forms part of the Knysna Marathon and the Karoo To Coast Mountain Bike challenge ever year. Gravel roads, beautiful forest scenery, variety of wildlife and birds and little to no cars.

SAN Parks circular hiking trail The Terblans Walk starts a mere 3.5km from the farm.  Open from 6h00 to 18h00 daily along the Kom-se-Pad road up from Gouna with picnic sites to enjoy after your hike.  Further into the forest is Diepwalle Forest Station with a choice of three circular routes to choose from boasting huge Yellow Woods and Tree Ferns. For more details on the hikes available visit SA Hikes.

Knysna is well a known tourist destination within South Africa situated around a lagoon and surrounded by forests and mountains.  All that it has to offer is only 15km from the farm.  A large number of festivals are held here through out the year details of which can be found at visit Knysna

To learn more about activities in the local area visit this website: Safari Now

Things to do at Tree Spirit Cottages, Knysna Forest:

We are so lucky to be surrounded by some of the most creative and talented people, based in the Knysna Forest. This enables us collectively, to offer many activities to create the perfect getaway and to maximise the beautiful surrounding area.

Yoga – Daily session can be arranged for the length of your stay.

Pottery Classes – Something for all the family from the fabulously talented Leslie Etherington, check out Leslie on FB – Lesley Etherington Ceramics

Mediation and Reiki sessions – maximise the beautiful setting and enjoy pure relaxation.

All of these extra’s can be arranged in advance, or you can check with Fi and Ant upon your arrival.

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