The Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest House B&B
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The Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe is a South African steam train that runs between George and Knysna in the Western Cape. It is the oldest steam train in Africa that has been in continual operation. The journey between George and Knysna takes around 3 hours and covers 67 kilometres (42 metres). In recent years the majority of its passengers are tourists since the route follows the scenic Garden Route. It carries around 120,000 passengers each year. The railway was established in 1928 and was declared as a Preserved Railway in 1992. At the end of the route in Knysna there is a transport museum where visitors can learn about the history of the train and its route. Timetables and fares can be found on the official homepage.
The Bloukrans Bungy is recognised by Guinness World Records as being "the highest commercially operated Bungy Jump in the world".The homepage provides information about the various options as well as photo galleries and streaming videos of the attraction.
Offering various tours which range between one and two hours, the Elephant Sanctuary affords visitors the opportunity to interact with six African elephants in their natural forest habitat. Pricing and details of the tours are available at the website. The sanctuary is open 7 days a week and wheelchair-friendly. Pre-booking is advised.
The Robberg Peninsula Nature Reserve is located on an area of coastline approximately 8 kilometres south of Plettenberg Bay. The area comprises of a rocky headland surrounded by the ocean on three sides. It provides an important habitat for a variety of birds, plants, mammals and marine life. Three different circular hiking routes cover the area, the longest of which will take about 4 hours to complete. It is recommended that care is taken along all routes as the area can be especially dangerous at high tide. In order to preserve the area there are a number of regulations in place that include a maximum speed of 20 km/ph for vehicles, fires are prohibited outside designated areas and marine fishing is only possible via a permit. The Robberg Peninsula Nature Reserve is located along South Africa's famous Garden Route and is open daily from 7am until 5pm daily, with extended opening until 8pm during December and January.