Western Cape Graden Route, Garden Route: Garden Route National Park


This serene rest camp offers guests the opportunity to camp in amongst the lush indigenous trees of the Knysna Forest in the Diepwalle complex. Here, you can enjoy the natural beauty and sounds of the forest from the comfort of your tent on raised wooden decks. We can pitch tents for a reasonable price. Enjoy some of South Africa’s best mountain bike trails in the surrounding forests and mountains. The lakes, rivers and beaches of the Garden Route are a short drive away.

Take a day walk along one of the nature trails in the area. Learn about a variety of indigenous plants at Diepwalle’s nursery on site. Try out one of the area’s hiking, horse-riding or 4×4 trails or spend a day enjoying the watersports on the popular Knysna Lagoon. Relax after a busy day of activity in the campsite’s tea garden. Spot the Knysna Loerie from the campsite. For kids there is a playground as well as cycling and walks in the forest. Bring your own tent or hire tents and mattresses at reception.

Directions N2 between Knysna and Plettenberg. Take R339 turn off onto Uniondale Road. Drive for 22 km to Diepwalle Forest Complex, where The Camping Decks are situated.


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