Garden of Eden Short Walk
The Garden of Eden does not really qualify as a hiking trail but because it is situated next to the N2 it is a great place to stretch your legs or to take a drive there for a relaxing stroll.
The walk follows over 1km of wooden board walks and bridges across streams and is entirely wheelchair friendly and ideal for the elderly wanting to visit the forest. There is a number of wooden benches and tables along the trail to sit, snack, picnic or enjoy your 'padkos'. There is water and ablution facilities.
Distance: Two loops of about 500m (Red and Green) or one big loop of about 1km.
Difficulty: Very easy.
Managed by: SANParks
Permits/Costs: There is a small office at the entrance, obtain your permit here.
Contact Numbers: Garden of Eden Office - 044 532 7793
Office hours - 8:00-17:00
Directions: Next to the N2, about halfway between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.
Coordinates: S34 02.071 E23 11.907
Other: There is water and ablution facilities. Great for a picnic, but no fires or braai facilities. This is a great place for that 'pit stop' and leg stretch if you're on the road.
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