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  • Knysna Blues Festival
    • Starting date Sat 16 December 2017
    • Ending date Sat 16 December 2017
    • Entry Fee TBA
    • Venue Mitchells Brewery Knysna
    • Contact Person Jackie Barham / Dominic Morel
    • Contact Number 084 587 6665 / 082 417 2503
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 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.
  • 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.

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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

  • Great news for Sedgefield dog owners
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    Great news for Sedgefield dog owners Marine ranger for Wilderness, Jonathan Britton has confirmed the rolling out of new signage for walking dogs on Sedgefield Beaches. Earlier this year, the process was piloted at the Wilderness Beaches. ‘Discussions were held with the local conservancies as well as dog walking representatives to finalize the zoning and design of the signage and maps’ says Britton. Dog walkers need not fear, there has been no significant change to the current dog walking areas, this is more a rebranding of the signage to make it simple and more noticeable for dog walkers to comply with the different zones. The maps are also intended to direct visitors to Sedgefield to areas where dog walking is permitted.  The Bitou Municipality and Natures…
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