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Knysna Forest

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Knysna Forest is a subtropical moist broadleaf forest found in the eco region of South Africa. It extends on the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces of the country, which covers approximately a total land area of 800,000 hectares and features two separate enclaves. Knysna Forest also stretches across the coastal region called Garden Route.

The nature reserves that can be found within the Knysna Forest include the Wilderness National Park, Knysna National Lake Area, Sinclair Nature Reserve, Robberg Nature Reserve, Keurbooms Nature Reserve and the Tsitsikamma National Park.

Numerous hiking trails are also present in the area, which offer hiking opportunities to adventure seekers. The forest is home to an assortment of animal species like mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians as well as insects.

The Knysna and Amatole Forest are both considered as South Africa's largest individual forests. Valuable timber has been exploited from the two forests since the 1700's (Knysna) and the 1900's (Amatole). At present, both forests are set within the protected areas; however, managed timber harvesting is still permitted.

Visiting Knysna's dense and pristine forests is the best way to appreciate the beauty of the South African natural wonders. Good accommodations in the area that you should consider include the Graywood, Overmeer Guest House, Villa Africana Guest Suites, Hide-Away Guest House and Protea Hotel Knysna Quays.

Sources:
http://www.planetware.com/knysna/knysna-forest-saf-wc-kf.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knysna-Amatole_montane_forests
http://www.routes.co.za/nature/ecoregions/knysna.html

 

 

 

 

 

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