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  • SAARP Valentines Dance
    • Starting date Fri 16 February 2018
    • Ending date Fri 16 February 2018
    • Entry Fee R80
    • Venue Sedgefield Town Hall
    • Contact Person Janice / Irene
    • Contact Number 079 905 0177 / 072 337 3083
    • Contact Email -
  • Knysna Bull
    • Starting date Thu 22 February 2018
    • Ending date Sun 25 February 2018
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person Louise Wilson
    • Contact Number 083 676 5681
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • knysna arts festival
    • Starting date Wed 21 February 2018
    • Ending date Sat 24 February 2018
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Number 044 384 0134

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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 Celtic Festival Events
    Knysna Celtic Festival Events The eagerly awaited Knysna Celtic Festival will be held in the beautiful town of Knysna – one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations – on the weekend of Saturday 24 February. A musical extravaganza featuring top bagpipe bands, Celtic singers, musicians, and Highland & Irish dancers from all over South Africa as well as Highland Games, Archery and Tug-of-War tournaments, the festival will feature – for the first time – three of Scotland’s top international Celtic-music stars, including one of the world’s very best bagpipe players.
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