Welcome to Pachamama Forest Retreat

A Space for Healing and Sustainable Living Practices.

What is Pachamama?

Pachamama’ is a goddess revered by the indigenous people of the Andes. She is also known as the earth/time mother. In Inca mythology, ‘Pachamama’ is a fertility goddess who presides over planting and harvesting. She is also an ever-present and independent deity who has her own self-sufficient and creative power to sustain life on this earth (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachamama).

Nestled on the edge of the Knysna Afromontane Forest, Pachamama Forest Retreat Pty Ltd  is a space for physical and spiritual exploration and healing where you can reconnect with nature – dive deep down into yourself and explore your spiritual practice!

Why Pachamama?

We offer a range of self-healing practices that support you during your time with us. These may include yoga, meditation, nutritional healing , visions quests, sweat lodges, massage or sound healing. We also provide a space for workshops and retreats that are aligned with our vision. Our motive is to empower individuals on their particular path.

As a community, we focus on exploring and embodying sustainable ways of living ; living in harmony with one another and nature. Our retreat facilities/sustainable systems include permaculture inspired food gardens, eco-buildings and an on-going project of forest restoration.


To explore a sustainable future as a seed community through shamanic practice, sharing our experience and resources. Contributing to the well-being and evolution of the global community and Environment.