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Address: Prince Alfred Pass, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510
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Spitzkop is the highest point accessible by vehicle in the Knysna area....

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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Breathtaking panoramic view

To get a panoramic view of all the beauty of the Garden Route, you can't do better than Spitzkop. To the north you can see the Swartberg, Kammanassie and Kouga mountain ranges... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 May 2015
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Knysna, South Africa
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Knysna, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

To get a panoramic view of all the beauty of the Garden Route, you can't do better than Spitzkop. To the north you can see the Swartberg, Kammanassie and Kouga mountain ranges stretching majestically east and west, and to the south you have the sweep of the Indian Ocean with the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay half-hidden by... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

A stunning well kept lookout with extraordinary panoramic views circling from the coast, taking in hills and forests before sweeping back to the coast. The view point has benches and some grass. To get to the lookout a 4 x 4 vehicle would be advisable , although the roads from Knysna to Spitzkop are ok for a normal road car.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Drove up there today, 20-1-2015 for a picnic. Fabulous 360deg views. Great place to chill out. We would not try to get up there in anything but a 4x4.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Experience the amazing views and the beauty of nature. The road has been tarred which makes travelling a pleasure. See the sunrise with a cup of coffee and a rusk or take a picnic basket with.

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Friesland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

I passed the viewpoint while I did the Prince Alfred Pass. What a surprise! Bring your picknick and drinks, a book or a game and enjoy the view. Don't miss it while your doing the Prince Alfred Pass.

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

Well worth the long 4x4 journey...to enjoy this wonderful view and maybe a picnic ,while your there...

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

Firstly the drive to the top of the view point is awesome, though I'd only attempt it in a 4WD! Once at the top you have the most stunning views of the area, well worth the drive!

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Knysna
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

You can see forever once you reach the point on top. Road is too bad to use anything other than a 4x4. It is worth the bumpy road. Glad we stopped here for a coffee break on our way to The Baviaanskloof.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

lovely view point but a bit daunting if you don't have a 4x4. However if you make it up there it's worth the trip.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

Amazing 360 degree views from this beautiful viewpoint! We have tried to go before in a car but couldn't get up the steep road, so best to go in a bakkie or 4x4. There is also a Geo-cache there for those who know what that is...

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