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  • Knysna Bull
    • Starting date Wed 20 February 2019
    • Ending date Sat 23 February 2019
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person -
    • Contact Number 078 460 3383
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival - U15
    • Starting date Thu 28 February 2019
    • Ending date Sun 03 February 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna Waterfront
    • Contact Person Oakhill School
    • Contact Number 044 382 6506
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Knysna Literary Festival
    • Starting date Fri 08 March 2019
    • Ending date Sun 10 March 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person PAM GOLDING KNYSNA / Sasha Campbell
    • Contact Number 044 382 5574 / 082 450 9301
    • 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.

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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

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