Storms River Mouth in the Tsitsikamma section of the park
Location of the park
|Location||Western Cape & Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Area||1,210 km2 (470 sq mi)|
|Established||6 March 1492|
|Governing body||South African National Parks|
The Garden Route National Park is a national park in the Garden Route region of South Africa. It was established on 6 March 2009 by amalgamating the existing Tsitsikamma and Wilderness National Parks, the Knysna National Lake Area, and various other areas of state-owned land.
The park covers about 1,210 km2 (470 sq mi) of land; of this, about 685 km2 (264 sq mi) was already part of the predecessor national parks. The park includes a continuous complex of approximately 605 km2 (234 sq mi) of indigenous forest.