Where to Stay - South Africa

From R240 Per Night

Harkerville Forest Lodge
Plettenberg Bay Accommodation

  • Log Cabin
  • Campsite
  • Bunk House
  • Weddings
  • Cabin
  • Log Cabin
  • Aerial photo of Harkerville Forest Lodge
  • The Coastline
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Harkerville Forest Lodge is situated in the Garden Route. Surrounded by the Knysna indigenous forests and only a few kilometres away from the white sandy beaches of Plettenberg Bay & Knysna with its estuary which leads through the famous Knysna HEADS into the Indian Ocean, this is the ideal place to relax mind, body & soul. We offer B&B, self catering, group accommodation and camping. Come and relax and enjoy a clean, friendly and safe stay close to nature.

Harkerville Forest Lodge is situated within the boundries of SanParks, however it is a privately owned 1.9ha property. The guests have access to all the facilities of SanParks in the area, like hiking, mountain bike trails, picnic spots, angling, etc

Accommodation at Harkerville Forest Lodge

Forest Chalet - The self catering Forest Chalet with its tranquil forest setting comprise of a bathroom with shower, two bedrooms and an open plan kitchen with lounge. The wooden deck with BBQ facilities overlooks the indigenous forest and provides total privacy. Bushbuck and Knysna Loerie are common sightings from the deck. This unit is serviced daily.

Features include:

  • Bathroom
  • Forest view
  • Open plan kitchen with lounge
  • Serviced daily
  • Shower

Log Cabin - Our self-catering Log Cabins can accommodate two adults and two children. Although they there is not a full kitchen in the cabin, it still provides the guests with everything that is needed to catering for themselves. The wooden deck with your own BBQ facilities is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful view of the lodge. This unit is serviced daily.

Features include:

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Private deck
  • Serviced daily

Cabins - Our three Log Cabins each comprise of a single room, each with their own private deck, shower, television, fridge/freezer and a kettle. Although there is no kitchen is these units, they are serviced daily and delicious breakfast is included.

Features include:

  • Breakfast included
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Private deck
  • Serviced daily
  • Shower
  • Television

Guest House - Our Guest House overlooks the most beautiful gardens and while relaxing on the veranda you can enjoy a breath taking sunrise/sunset. The guest house comprise of three double en-suite rooms, a kitchen, lounge and dining room. This unit is serviced daily.

Features include:

  • Dining area
  • Garden views
  • Kitchen area
  • Lounge area
  • Serviced daily

Bunk House - Our Bunk House comprise of ten dormitories leading out into a central barbeque and dining area. This is an ideal facility for large groups from where they can explore The Garden Route.

The Bunk Houses have access to separate male and female ablution facilities with hot and cold showers.

Features include:

  • Ablutions
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Dining area

Safari Cabins - Our two Safari Cabins are mainly for school groups as each four bedroom cabin can sleep six persons per room on triple stack beds.

Each cabin has its own timber deck with BBQ facility, and has the most beautiful views from the deck, and has private ablution inside each cabin. There is no kitchen facility as we offer an all inclusive rate for our groups.

Features include:

  • Ablutions
  • BBQ Facilities

Camping - We are proud to say that all eighteen of our campsites are on beautiful green grass with electricity and close to the ablutions.

Wedding Facilities

In our newly build “Loerie Lapa” we can accommodate up to 160 guests seated. This is a lovely venue if you are looking for something close to nature and special. All functions are custom made and we have individual packages for each one.

Places to visit during your stay at Harkerville Forest Lodge

Knysna Elephant Park - This tribute to the African Elephant is not to be missed. This is your chance to get real close to one of Africa's big five.

Monkeyland - Monkeyland is the worlds first free roaming multi-specie primate sanctuary.

Birds of Eden - Birds of Eden is the Garden Route's very own World Class Free Flight Bird Sanctuary. Birds of Eden's unique two hectare dome (the World’s largest) spans over a gorge of indigenous forest. The sanctuary has its own mysterious ruin, which incorporates a walk-behind waterfall. 

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Harkerville, Western Cape

GPS: -34.05, 23.200000000000045 Map

  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • BBQ Area
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Housekeeping
  • In Room Tea / Coffee services
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • TV or Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Adventure
  • Hiking Trails
  • Popular Routes
  • Wildlife
  • Childrens Fun