Ysterhoutrug Picnic Site
The Ysterhoutrug picnic site situated along the R339 is a beautiful site to spend the day in nature with the entire family. There are wooden benches and tables under the trees but also lots of grass on which to spread your picnic blanket.
The White Elephant Hiking Trail, 8km circular route, also passes through here if you want to go for a longer walk.
Facilities: Tables with benches, braai areas, water and bush toilets.
Managed by: SANParks
Permits/Costs: None to use the picnic area. A permit obtainable from the Diepwalle Forestry Station is required to do the hiking trail. The forestry station is just up the road, turn off to the right after about 1km and continue to the station.
Contact Numbers: Thesen Island Office - 044 302 5600
Directions: From Knysna take the N2 towards Plettenberg Bay. About 4km from Knysna take the R339 Uniondale turn off to the left and follow this road for 14.4km and you'll see the picnic site on your left.
Coordinates: S33 57.755 E23 09.411
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