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  • Leisure Isle Festival
    • Starting date Sat 03 November 2018
    • Ending date Sun 04 November 2018
    • Entry Fee Free
    • Venue Leisure Island
    • Contact Number 082 464 7043 / (044) 384 0134
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Knysna Extreme Triathlon
    • Starting date Sat 24 November 2018
    • Ending date Sat 24 November 2018
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person Sean Sandiford
    • Contact Number 073 613 2984
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Rotary Knysna SPLASH Festival
    • Starting date Thu 28 December 2017
    • Ending date Fri 28 December 2018
    • Entry Fee R25 - R200
    • Venue Knysna Waterfront
    • Contact Person Mick Furman
    • Contact Number 082 788 6044
    • 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

  • Eden Kite Festival 2018
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    Eden Kite Festival 2018 The 4th edition of the Eden Kite Festival takes place over the weekend of 20/21 October. It has expanded to a two-day event. Day 1 will take place on Saturday 20th October next to the Sasol Highway Garage on the N2. Day 2 is in Sedgefield on Sunday 21st October, at the Mosaic Village & Outdoor Market. The addition of George to the festival was the brainchild of Donald Goldfain of the George Rotary Club, and Rotary has undertaken to organise the extra day. The event also has the full support of George Tourism. This year sees some favourites return such as the Kite Team Challenge, an aerial battle between teams of 3 using traditional Japanese-style fighting kites. Teams are…
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