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  • TransCape 2018
    • Starting date Sun 04 February 2018
    • Ending date Sat 10 February 2018
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna to Franschhoek
    • Contact Person Ilse van der Westhuizen
    • Contact Number 076 830 5578
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Cat Simoni Live at Scarab
    • Starting date Fri 09 February 2018
    • Ending date Fri 09 February 2018
    • Entry Fee R150
    • Venue Octopus Garden, Scarab Village
    • Contact Person Alison
    • Contact Number 084 645 1206
    • 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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Direct to you from the Knysna Tourism Youtube Channel

  • Knysna's February festivals
    Knysna's February festivals Don’t miss these two great festivals next month: 21 – 24 February: Knysna Arts FestivalA festival of visual and performing arts at various Knysna venues, including The Premier Hotel where over 50 artists will exhibit their work.Read more 23 – 24 February: Knysna Celtic FestivalFeaturing the annual Sundowners Celtic Concert at Loerie Park, Pipe Band competitions; Solo Piping and Drumming; a Highland Dancing Championship, and Highland Games as well as a Street Marching Competition in Main Street. Read more
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