Big Tree

Eastern Cape

Just east of Storms River on the other side of the N2 is the Big Tree, a 36m-high yellowwood that’s over 800 years old, and a forest with many fine examples of candlewood, stinkwood and assegai. The 4.2km Ratel Trail begins here, with signs describing the trees in this forest; it's one of the best preserved in South Africa.

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