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Featherbed is a privately-owned, registered Nature Reserve and a South African Heritage Site, No.59. It is a pristine piece of paradise situated on the Western Head of Knysna and is accessible by ferry only.In order to protect the splendour of the...more
Remembrance Drive, Knysna | Ferry from Municipal Jetty, Knysna 5270, South Africa
All reviews buffet lunch nature reserve boat trip milkwood trees sea caves trailer ride eco tour western head guided walk flora and fauna indian ocean walked down knysna heads nice walk great trip amazing views the cliff
As part of our tour we had the pleasure to go to this island, firstly we had a buffet style meal, lots of choice, then onto the trucks to take us to the top, then we walked back to the jetty for our return.
We had pottered round to the East Heads in the morning booking this trip for 230 (no food). What a treat! Good enough weather, a pleasant boat trip across followed by vertiginous drive to the top of the walk (all well guided). Then a lovely...More
What an amazing reserve and experience!! I will definitely do this again. We did the 3 hour excluding lunch - I would give the 4 hour including lunch a go next time. The views are breathtaking. The walk to the caves is really easy, and...More
An excellent morning trip - great value for money. We were pleasantly surprised by the amount of vegetation considering the fire in 2017, and had been expecting there to be less. The ride to the top in the trucks gave great views over the Knysna...More
This is one of the most beautiful places we saw in South Africa. The ferry over was nice and the restaurant is a gorgeous setting with really good food, don't forget the ice cream it's amazing. took a truck to top and walk down the...More
Was really messed about by the booking office at Featherbed Co. The customer service was abrasive and unwelcoming to the extent that we, thankfully, did not use their services at all.
There are other boat companies in the area who run similar trips that are...More
The day began with a boat trip to the Heads, continued with a guided bus tour to the top of the Heads, followed by a glorious 2km walk down through the forest to sea level. A brilliant alfresco lunch was served before returning to Knysna...More
A group of us went across on the ferry one evening for the seafood braai. We were blown away by the venue that has been rebuilt since the fires in 2017. We felt to be away on a desert island with lights twinkling in the...More
We were part of a group of 26, booked at the ticket office. There were a couple of other small groups on the same boat which went across the harbour to Featherbed. Think you have to book in advance and they take you over in... More
We were part of a group of 26, booked at the ticket office. There were a couple of other small groups on the same boat which went across the harbour to Featherbed. Think you have to book in advance and they take you over in their boats.
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Hi, I just posted some of the photos I took with my phone to give you a sense . The photos I took on the way down is still on my camera's memory card and I need to work through it. You can follow this link to have a... More
Hi, I just posted some of the photos I took with my phone to give you a sense . The photos I took on the way down is still on my camera's memory card and I need to work through it. You can follow this link to have a look
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