Guided tour

Knysna: Downhill Forest Scootour Adventure

4.7 / 5

41 reviews

Activity provider: Knysna Boat Charters

Knysna: Downhill Forest Scootour Adventure

Activity provider: Knysna Boat Charters

From US$ 36.28 per person

Discover the Knysna Forests riding down massive slopes on scooter-bikes. Experience the thrill as you carve down winding trails. Keep your eyes peeled for local fauna.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Speed through tropical forests with ease on an agile scooter-bike
  • Grab an adrenaline rush as you learn about Garden Route National Park's complex ecosystem
  • Snap photos of picturesque vistas that will last a lifetime
Full description
Experience the stunning, tropical beauty that is Garden Route National Park on a mountain scooter-bike. Used in the Alps during the summer season on the snowless ski slopes, the thick tires and solid design of your scooter-bike allows you to carve Garden Route’s trails with ease. Each scooter can fit one adult and a child passenger. After meeting your expert guides, you’ll board a scenic minibus ride to start your descent into the national park. After a safety briefing, you’ll head out onto the sweeping bends, criss-crossing down long hills within the lush forest. Keep on the lookout for local wildlife, like the majestic Knysna loerie, the shy bushbuck, and plentiful wild boar. After 2 hours going downhill on the trails, you’ll head back to the meeting point via minibus, never needing to worry about the uphill climb.
  • SanParks Conservation Fee
  • Pickup and drop-off from the Thesen Island Harbour Town meeting point
  • Expert guide
  • Helmets and gloves
  • Water for after the activity
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Take Long Street down onto Thesen Island Harbour Town. At the end of Long Street, keep left at the traffic circle and park. Sirocco Restaurant is on the waters edge. Find the meeting point at the Activity Desk at the front. From there, guests will be transported to the activity starting point in the Knysna Forests. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  Please dress for the forecasted weather
  • Close-toed shoes are essential for this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 41 reviews

Review summary

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November 29, 2022

Awesome experience! Definitely recommend this activity!

October 6, 2022

September 26, 2022

Product ID: 259007