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  • Knysna Motor Show
    • Starting date Sun 29 April 2018
    • Ending date Sun 29 April 2018
    • Entry Fee R40 - Adults R10 - Scholars & U/12 - Free
    • Venue Knysna High Sportsfield
    • Contact Person Brian Gibson
    • Contact Number 0824672145
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
    • Starting date Thu 03 May 2018
    • Ending date Sun 06 May 2018
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Simola
    • Contact Person Office
    • Contact Number 0443025777
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Starting date Thu 24 May 2018
    • Ending date Sun 27 May 2018
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person John ONeil
    • Contact Number 0833479570
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Welcome to Knysna

Knysna Tourism is the official tourism body in Knysna and is mandated by the Knysna Municipality to market Greater Knysna as a holiday destination.

The office, together with its satellite office in Sedgefield, can help you plan your getaway to the heart of the Garden Route.

  • We are a one stop shop for information about things to do in Knysna and surrounding areas
  • We provide a booking service for activities, restaurants, and accommodation establishments in the area
  • Our office can also assist you with timetables for shuttle services and Intercape busses
  • Visitors can buy local art & crafts which are on display in our office
  • We provide information about upcoming festivals & events
  • Our knowledgeable visitor centre staff have loads of general travel information for tourists

Top 10 things to do in Greater Knysna

  1. Cruise the lagoon on a ferry, inflatable boat, yacht or kayak
  2. Explore the indigenous forests by foot, mountain bike, non-motorised scooter or jeep
  3. Enjoy the rush of adventure activities including whale watching, surfing, paragliding and bungee jumping
  4. Indulge in local food and craft beer at numerous restaurants and markets
  5. Play golf on three world-class courses
  6. Participate in exciting annual festivals and events
  7. Get up close to elephants and other animals at numerous wildlife sanctuaries
  8. Soak up the sun on a pristine beach in Sedgefield, Buffalo Bay or Brenton-on-Sea
  9. Learn about the rich culture and history of the area on a guided walk or tour
  10. Book a community tourism experience for a home-stay or township tour



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Direct to you from the Knysna Tourism Youtube Channel

  • Knysna Antique & Classic Boatshow
    Knysna Antique & Classic Boatshow The 2018 Antique & Classic Boatshow will again be held on the lawn and jetties of Thesen Harbour Town on Saturday 6th October. Boats will be in position from 10am. After a very successful show last year we are happy to confirm Metelerkamps have renewed their sponsorship this year. Boat sales from the show and new builds and restorations currently underway will refresh the stock of classic craft on view. Entry is free and everyone is welcome. Proceeds from the show will support the Knysna Basin Project team who work tirelessly to ensure our estuary remains a vibrant and healthy environment for all.
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