Beneath a sheltering canopy of green, discover the indigenous trees which make this forest unique.To the accompaniment of birdsong and whispering trees, meander the pathways of this gentle landscape.

Platbos Forest, situated on the Grootbos Road between Stanford and Gaansbay, offers educational woodland trails for bird and nature lovers. Whilst exploring this unique environment, watch for the bush buck grazing in the cool depth and enjoy the sight and sound of birds flitting between the ancient trees.

Platbos Forest is a perfect oasis from the harsh costal winds and scorching summer sun. Young and old will be replenished by the leafy atmosphere as they walk the wandering pathways.

  • Guided or self-guided tours.
  • The leisurely route takes 1-2 hours to complete.
  • Tasty picnic hamper by prior arrangement.

Pre-booking is essential: 082 411 0448 "ยข

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