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Spitzkop Viewpoint

Prince Alfred Pass, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Long, rough gravel road; lackluster views when cloudy

Whichever direction you approach from, you’re committed to a long drive on dirt and gravel that’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy C
via mobile
Awesome views

Went there to see the 360degree view of the area and it was unbelievable to see the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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Spitzkop is the highest point accessible by vehicle in the Knysna area. From here you can see the top of the Prince Alfred Pass, George, Natures Valley, the Knysna Heads, Sedgefield, and tons of beautiful Fynbos. Stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Prince Alfred Pass, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whichever direction you approach from, you’re committed to a long drive on dirt and gravel that’s very rough on your car. The last 1km is particularly winding and treacherous and a single lane, so if another car is coming from the opposite direction, one of...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went there to see the 360degree view of the area and it was unbelievable to see the surrounding towns of Plettenberg, Buffelsbay, Knysna and further apart. There is place to sit and have a picnic Highly recommend Only problem very scary road that is steep...More

Thank honiball
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

If ever you were searching for a perfect picnic site Spitzkop will be it. Beautiful 360 view even on a overcast day like when we visited. The site is very well maintained and definately worth the trip and the gravel road.

Thank StellaJ09
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We recently stopped off at Spitzkop viewpoint on our way from Knysna to Graaff Reinet. Although it was a fairly dull day, the views from up here were fantastic, with lots of birdlife and wild amaryllis and agapanthus in abundance. If you are passing you...More

Thank LynF224
Reviewed 29 December 2016

You find it on your way from Knysna to Uniondale, it is a gravel road. Depending on the condition of the road it can be a challenge. The turn off you will find on to your left. It is a bit tricky to drive up...More

Thank casi21
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I'm so pleased that we travelled along this little road while traversing the Prince Alfred Pass. Perfect views of Plettenberg Bay and Knysna and the Outeniqua Mountains.

Thank June v
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Blown away! I saw Knysna and the Garden Route in a way i never had before. It was like being a pupil in Dead Poet's Society when Robin William's tells them to stand on their desks. We went on a sunny day which you should...More

Thank wickedmike
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We often took the turn, taking us to the top. Layers of colour stacking into the receding distance. Turning the collar up against the nip of the mountain air, sitting quietly letting the view burn into the everlasting memory files in my brain. It feels...More

Thank theo d
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Most panoramic views from Robberg to the Knysna Heads and more. Visit the "big tree" on the way and marvel at this monolith!

Thank roryhoneill
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We decided to take a look! We were driving a VW Polo up a single steep track designed for AWD vehicles, but there was no turning back so we just did it and it was well worth it for the spectacular views. Interestingly we met...More

Thank woodcol
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