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  • Greenpop Eden Festival of Action 2018
    • Starting date Sat 23 June 2018
    • Ending date Sun 15 July 2018
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Garden Route
    • Contact Person Carla
    • Contact Number +27 (0)21 461 9265
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • 126th Rastafari Earth Festival
    • Starting date Fri 20 July 2018
    • Ending date Mon 30 July 2018
    • Entry Fee R0 - R120
    • Venue Judah Square Knysna
    • Contact Person Br Dawie Afrikaner / Zebulon / Zebs
    • Contact Number 076 649 1034
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Knysna Timber Festival
    • Starting date Fri 05 October 2018
    • Ending date Sun 07 October 2018
    • Entry Fee R20
    • Venue Timber Village
    • Contact Person Picca
    • Contact Number 082 571 2462
    • 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 Oyster Festival a great success
    Knysna Oyster Festival a great success A successful 35th edition of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival wrapped up on Sunday, with a diverse range of sporting and lifestyle events which catered for locals and visitors alike. Elmay Bouwer, Chairperson of Knysna Tourism, reflects on the 2018 edition of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival:  “I think the festival was great this year and we are very appreciative of our sponsors, particularly Pick n Pay and Momentum, for making it happen. I’m very happy with the way the events were run and mostly they were well supported. There were some new events which I believe will continue to grow every year particularly the young entrepreneurs’ events and some traditional events which had new venues which…
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