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  • Knysna Motor Show
    • Starting date Sun 28 April 2019
    • Ending date Sun 28 April 2019
    • Entry Fee -
    • 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 02 May 2019
    • Ending date Sun 05 May 2019
    • 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.
  • Editorial fashion, fine art photography workshop
    • Starting date Wed 08 May 2019
    • Ending date Sat 11 May 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person Andrew Aveley
    • Contact Number 082 452 2795
    • 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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GREATER KNYSNA DESTINATIONS

 

Direct to you from the Knysna Tourism Youtube Channel

  • Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 to receive a new look & feel
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    Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 to receive a new look & feel An annual highlight on  the Western Cape events agenda is the Knysna Oyster Festival. Established in 1983, it  has been decided that it is fitting to celebrate the 36th  Anniversary by introducing a new look and feel for the event. “As Visit Knysna is tasked with event  promotion on behalf of Knysna Municipality, we felt that the time was right to re-energise the Knysna Oyster Festival look and feel and share it with the local tourism industry. A new identity allows for everyone to feel a part of  something new,” commented Colleen Durant, General Manager of Visit Knysna who boasts 18 years of tourism industry experience. “A key drive for us will  be to promote the many tourism experiences on…
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