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  • Summer Kick off party
    • Starting date Fri 13 December 2019
    • Ending date Fri 13 December 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Pili Pili Beach Bar
    • Contact Person -
    • Contact Number 044 343 3087
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Centrestage Live - ABBA Tribute
    • Starting date Fri 13 December 2019
    • Ending date Fri 13 December 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Featherbed Nature Reserve
    • Contact Person Featherbed Company
    • Contact Number 044 382 1693
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Eden Kite Festival
    • Starting date Sun 15 December 2019
    • Ending date Mon 16 December 2019
    • Entry Fee TBC
    • Venue Knysna High School Sport field
    • Contact Person Eden Kite Festival
    • Contact Number 082 046 0463
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Welcome to Knysna

Situated in the Western Cape of South Africa in the heart of the world famous Garden Route, Knysna is a quaint town located on the edge of a vast estuary which flows into the Indian Ocean through two giant sandstone heads.

Knysna is easily accessible by air or road with the closest airports in George - 70 km, Port Elizabeth - 260 km and Cape Town - 500km away.

Top 10 things to do in Greater Knysna

1. Mountain bike, walk or run in our magnificent indigenous forests and nature reserves
2. Spend a day on the beach and discover our beautiful coastline.
3. Enjoy the Knysna Estuary by boat, ferry, yacht, kayak or SUP.
4. Visit Thesen Island : discover its timber history and view the Knysna Seahorse
5. Play a round of golf at one of magnificent 18-hole courses
6. Take the family to the Knysna Elephant Park
7. A must do is a visit to one of our many local markets
8. Relax and enjoy sundowners and food at one of our many eateries
9. Experience the many cultures, art and heritage of the Greater Knysna area
10. Feel the environment of health, wellness and wellbeing.

 

GREATER KNYSNA DESTINATIONS

 


  • Garden Route nominated by GoTravelBug in "A South African Staycation Guide" on nutreats.co.za
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    Garden Route nominated by GoTravelBug in "A South African Staycation Guide" on nutreats.co.za The Garden Route by Rose Bilbrough (GoTravelBug) "The Garden Route begins 4 hours out of Cape Town and is a 300-kilometre stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa from Witsand in the Western Cape to the border of Tsitsikamma Storms River in the Eastern Cape. (This guide includes Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay, Knysna, Sedgefield and Oudtshoorn) Eat at Totties Farm Kitchen in Rheenendal. Their country-style food is just out of this world and they’re one of my favorites! Shop at the Wild Oats Farms Market!! I do all my food shopping here and the Rest of the Market offers a great environment to meet with friends and shop for local goodies. Do paragliding!  If you are not an adventurer, the forest offers some of the…
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