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 natural beauty, access to the Reserve is controlled. Numbers are limited and visits are only permitted in the company of the Reserve's specialist guides.
This 4-hour excursion departs daily and reservations are essential. It is a wonderful outing for all ages and fitness levels. Good walking shoes are recommended and remember to bring your camera, hats, and sunblock in summer and a warm jacket for the ferry trip in winter. The nature reserve offers Knysna adventure activities not to be missed. A perfect outdoor family holiday activity to be enjoyed by both young and old.
Spectacular views from the Featherbed Nature Reserve as you walk along the trail at the Knysna river mouth
Optional 2,2 km guided nature walk through our indigenous Knysna Forest
Included in the tour is a drive on a 4 x 4 Unimog vehicle with trailers to the most southern point of the Western Head with fantastic photographic oppurtunities from the view point en-route.
Awesome buffet lunch is a winning end to a wonderful tour.
Relaxing lagoonm cruise to Featherbed Nature Reserve with commentary from our registered Nature Guides.