There is a place, not far
from the sparkling Knysna Estuary,
on the Island of Leisure,
under the shade of the large Bottle brush,
in a quiet green garden
where there is foodies and sanctuary and love for all
feathered friends of this world.....
"Egyptian Goose Lodge".
Let us invite you to a
Bird Breakfast on the Garden Route of South Africa.
Why should you come ?
"Egyptian Goose Lodge"
is an unique opportunity to bird watch while having a
superb breakfast, with more than 20 species of birds
of the area, also experience the special behaviours
and variety of birds that frequent "Egyptian Goose
We live for our birds,
we raise lost chicks, aid sick birds, feed every day
over 100 birds and spend many hours with them.
We have just
successfully re introduced our beloved famous Egyptian
Goose, Sydney better known as "Shoo Shoo" to the
Island people, back to nature after having saved him
from a one day old abandoned chick and raised him 2
Sydney and his new
found wife and his friends now drop in from time to
time to say hello and sample some foodies and fresh
water that we leave for them every day next to the
The Breakfast: 9-11am
Pre booking required with minimum of 2 people and a
maximum of 10 people.
We serve breakfast under the large Bottle Brush Tree
with the feeders, breeding boxes, bird bath, and bird
hotel a couple of feet away from your table.
We serve Fried,
poached or scrambled eggs with streaky bacon,
roasted cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and a beef or
pork sausage, with fresh flapjacks, mango preserve
and cheese, tea and coffee.
R 450 per person
Loerie (now known as the Knysna Touraco)blesses
us with its spectacular feather plume in green and
red. At Egyptian Goose Lodge you can see the dainty
iridescent Sunbirds, rare Knysna
Woodpecker, hear the quaint call of the Black-headed
Oriole, the gentle chatter of the 50 bright
Yellow weavers, flock of Rock pigeons, Cape turtle
doves, James Bond the Burchell's
the Forktailed drongo, Cape robin, Cape wagtail,
boubou, Cape white-eye, Black sunbird, Lesser
and greater double
collard sunbird, Redwing starling, European
starling, Jan fredrik, cape
bulbul, Pied crow, feed the family of 5
Forktailed drongo's with cheese out of your hand, up
in the bottle brush the Knysna woodpecker, occasional
Hoopoo, buzz of Mousebirds for the fruit delights, and
flock of Cape turtle doves.
binoculars and bird book, we will arm you with a
intensive bird check list. This is only the
Carlis and Emil will
take you of the best bird walks, hides and secret
spots in the area.. ...