Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree, Tsitsikamma National Park

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A massive yellowwood in a dense indigenous forest, Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree stands 36 m (118 ft) tall with a circumference of 9 m (29.5 ft) at the trunk base. Take a forest walkway trough lush vegetation to see this 800-year-old giant and admire the surrounding scenery. Located just off the N2 highway between the Storms River Bridge and the Storms River Village exit, the spot makes a good stopover for visitors traveling the Garden Route. Tsitsikamma Forest’s Big Tree is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • A long awaited coffee shop at the historic Tsitsikamma Forest Big Tree. Neat, clean and welcoming coffee shop with welcoming staff. A small yet adequate menu which is welcomed after taking a...  more »
  • We decided at the last minute to stop here on a drive from Jeffry’s bay to Knysna. We are so glad we stopped. Mother Nature is incredible and you get to see her in all her glory right here. You can...  more »
  • Well kept and clean. I was disappointed at the lack of seating. There were no benches located around the tree for you to sit and view. Over all beautiful natural setting and well maintained. They also have quite clean bathrooms.
  • It is REALLY the big tree. I like the fact that you walk for a while building the excitement and anticipation, wondering how big is this tree really. As you walk further into the forest you start shutting out the world and start breathing in properly
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