Steenbok Nature Reserve - view over the Knysna lagoon Nature walks and exploration Steenbok Nature Reserve Coastal and dune vegetation Leisure Isle Knysna - Steenbok Nature Reserve Steenbok Park


  • Brenton Blue Butterfly
    Welcome to the fascinating world of the Brenton Blue butterfly! The Brenton Blue butterfly, Orachrysops niobe, was first discovered during a visit to Knysna 150 years ago, in 1858, by Roland Trimen, curator of the South African Museum in Cape Town.
  • Fauna and flora featured by Trevor Hardaker
    Through this website, I hope to share a bit of the passion I have for wild life and, in particular, birds with you!
  • Gardening at Leisure
    Gardening at Leisure the local garden club that provides significant financial and other support to the Reserve.
  • Garden Route Botanical Garden, George
    The Garden Route Botanical Garden is located in George, the heart of the Garden Route and has become a conservation and environmental education hub for the Southern Cape of South Africa.
  • Knysna Basin Project
    Knysna Basin Project is a scientifically based non-profit organisation focused on continued research in the Knysna Basin .
  • Knysna Tourism
    Knysna is one of the Garden Route´s best known travel destinations. Situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful estuary it offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people.
  • Leisure Isle
    Surrounded on all sides by the waters of the tidal Knysna estuary, which is ringed by a chain of hills, Leisure Isle is linked to the mainland by a narrow causeway.
  • New Plant Nursery
    Indigenous plant wholesalers
  • SANParks re Knysna National Lake Area
    Knysna nestles on the banks of a beautiful lagoon in the heart of the ‘Garden Route’, South Africa. It is surrounded by a natural paradise of lush indigenous forests, tranquil lakes and golden beaches, making it a real natural wonderland.
  • Wildlife and Environmental Society, (Click on regions, Western Cape)
    Founded in 1926, the Wildlife and Environment Society of SA is South Africa's oldest and largest non-government, membership-based environmental organisation.
  • Wild environment of the southern & western Cape
    Features Southern Cape Proteaceae and environmental news and events in the western and southern Cape. The public is asked to send in news.