Protea Hotel Knysna Quays
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... were given the Opportunity to stroke them - what a bizarre sensation - I felt quite awful comparing it to a Brillo pad , but it was so similar! We then got to feed them-they battled each other for thoose Granny Smith apples, they couldn't get enough of them! The evening I spent at the hostel sharing stories with two South Africans! The people are so friendly out here! One had jumped boulkrans bridge bungee around 25 times and spent the night trying ...
... The staff were wonderful and so caring; their love for these gentle giants is paramount but they had plenty of time for us, too, making sure that we felt safe and confident. It was incredible that we could walk right amongst the herd after the ride, feeding them with treats. Most of the elephants have been rescued from culls from all over Africa or because they have been orphaned. Some of the younger ones will be gradually re-introduced into the wild. Sally is ...
... winds it's way through dense indigenous forest interspersed with more recent pine plantations. As we hiked, we learned about the flora of the area, history of logging in the region and how forests are being restored today. We saw several species of trees, among which were the Stinkwood, a commercially important tree in the region and the Yellowwood, South Africa's national tree.
A tall tree with a small crown, Yellowwood is native to the forests of South ...
... was soooooo good, everything was organic, wholesome, healthy nosh. We also made a new friend here that requires a special mention, my new favourite ninja Angus Joseph! Everything Angus is about involves a mission, and we managed to execute a couple of good ones while staying on the farm! They were mischievous that's for certain, but I left feeling all the more richer for having bumped into this fellow, he's one in a ...
... It's billed as the largest bird aviary in the world and I would have to agree with that title. It covers over two acres and spans a gorge of indigenous forest. There are raised wooden walkways that go right thru the forest so you feel like you are really up in the trees with the birds. There are currently over 3500 birds that live at this sanctuary.
Within about ...