Diepwalle Forest Timber Camping Decks

We have yet to stay here, but on one of our visits to hike the nearby trails we had a good scout around the Diepwalle Forest Timber Camping Decks.

Website: www.sanparks.org/parks/garden_route/tourism/accommodation.php
Telephone: +27 (0) 44 302 5606

Set in a landscape of beautiful beaches and rocky headlands, shimmering lakes, green pastures and jagged mountains, the Knysna Forest Camping Decks at Diepwalle affords the visitor an opportunity to feel at one with nature.

Situated in the Diepwalle Forest area, sleep over and enjoy camping in reasonable comfort in the forest. The decks accommodate a three-man tent with braai and dining areas, and have electric points. Tents and mattresses are available at an extra charge.

There are ten wooden decks set in the forest, each deck has a breakfast nook and a jet master. The camping sites have their own ablution facilities across the road which includes toilets and showers. A scullery area to wash up is available at the back of this building. Water points are set between decks. In front of the camping decks are picnic tables and braai areas. Situated near the office where one can enjoy some of the day walks, Petrus Brand cycle route, picnic sites and scenic view points. Also situated nearby is the tea garden where someone else can prepare the meals, they also provide salads and homemade breads.

General Information:

  • The decks accommodate a three-man tent with braai and dining areas, and have electric points.
  • The camp site is not suitable for motorhomes, roof-top tents orcCaravans. It is only appropriate for tents to be pitched on the timber decks