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Featherbed Eco Experience including lunch


Activity Description

The privately-owned Featherbed Nature Reserve is a pristine piece of land situated on the Western Head of Knysna and is only accessible by ferry.
This 4-hour family-friendly outing departs daily including a ferry cruise, 4×4 vehicle drive a 2,2 km guided nature walk. The views are breath-taking, and the knowledgeable nature guides will share their insights of the area, fauna and flora. Once completed you will be treated to a spectacular outdoor buffet food experience included in the tour.
A must-do trip while in Knysna and suitable for young and old. Good walking shoes are recommended as well as cameras, hats, sunblock in summer and a warm jacket in winter on the ferry.


Duration4 hours
WhenSeven days a week, year round, subject to availability. Closed on Christmas.
WhereFeatherbed Ferry Terminus @ Cruise Cafe Restaurant
WeatherTrips are only cancelled in extreme weather conditions.
What to WearGood walking shoes, hats and sunblock in summer and a warm jacket for the ferry trip in winter
Things to BringCameras and sunblock in summer.
Guests or SpectatorsN/A


Minimum Age0 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNo Certification Required
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


This excursion includes:
a return ferry cruise on the Knysna Lagoon to the Featherbed Nature Reserve,
a 4×4 vehicle drive up the headland on Reserve, stopping at spectacular viewpoints,
a specialist guide offering information on Knysna’s history, fauna & flora,
an optional guided 2.2 km nature walk through coastal forest and fynbos into ancient sea caves,
and finally a world renowned buffet lunch served in the Food Forest Restaurant under a canopy of Milkwood trees.

ExclusionsCash bar available to quench your thirst.


This excursion requires a minimum of 10 passengers before we can depart.

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