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  • 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
  • Knysna Celtic Festival
    • Starting date Fri 23 February 2018
    • Ending date Sat 24 February 2018
    • Entry Fee R30 - R100
    • Venue Loerie Park
    • Contact Person Knysna Pipe Band
    • 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

  • Enter our competition at the Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo!
    Enter our competition at the Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo! Knysna Tourism will be sharing a stand at the Cape Town Cycle Tour (CTCT) Expo with Headstrong Productions, which represents two local events: Dr Evil Classic and Karoo to Coast. The CTCT Expo will be in the Cape Town Stadium and is open as follows:• Thursday, 8 March 09h30 – 19h00• Friday, 9 March 09h00 – 19h00• Saturday, 10 March 09h00 – 16h00 Entry to the Expo is free for entered cyclists and kids under 12. Other adults will be charged R50. Knysna Tourism will be represented by Jacques Brink of Knysna Cycle Works who will be promoting cycling in Greater Knysna. Knysna Tourism and Headstrong Promotions with sponsorship for some fantastic local products, has put together an incredible prize…
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