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Featherbed Nature Reserve: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Remembrance Drive, Knysna | Ferry from Municipal Jetty, Knysna 5270, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank oatesyUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bob P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank TravelBabeSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank car0an
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour. Very well organized Exquisite food at the end of the walk A special mention for our guide Andre: high sense of humor but always with respect

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank 702jos_p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank skippy55_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TravellerX6320
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a large group by boat. Buffet lunch was very good followed by drive to the east heads and walk back down via coastal path. Guides very informative.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank GoPlaces14115977817
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
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Voyager26
24 October 2019|
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Response from Nigel M | Reviewed this property |
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
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16 May 2018|
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Response from Christelled1977 | Reviewed this property |
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
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ziphokazidlamini
13 April 2017|
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Response from The Featherbed C | Property representative |
Hi there you are welcome to call 044-3821693 to make a reservation. This will avoid any dissappointment. Regards Management
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