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PRESS RELEASE: Visit Knysna announces winners of this year’s Visit Knysna Tourism Month Photo Challenge

Visit Knysna is delighted to congratulate the winner of this year’s Visit Knysna Tourism Month Photo Challenge, Emma Rorke, who won herself a weekend getaway…
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 11:28 Written by

Introducing Local: Rose & Susan - Wild Oats Farmer's Market

Introducing Rose and Susan, organisers of the multi award-winning Wild Oats Farmers' Market in Sedgefield – Open every Saturday from 08h00 to 12h00. -What inspired…
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 11:33 Written by

PRESS RELEASE: Exciting Tourism Month Campaigns and Activations in greater Knysna

As part of Tourism Month celebrations Visit Knysna, the destination marketing organisation for the greater Knysna area, has an exciting roster of events lined up…
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 08:04 Written by

PRESS RELEASE: Visit Knysna to align recovery plan with “We’re Open” campaign this tourism month

September is Tourism Month, a celebration of the importance of tourism to the South African economy. With the move to Alert Level 2, and the…
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 10:34

Introducing local: Gillian O’Shea - Gateway to Wellness

Introducing local, Gillian O’Shea, wellness practitioner and founder of Gateway to Wellness in Knysna.   What inspired you to start this business? I take great…
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 12:46 Written by

“We Are Open” domestic tourism campaign launched

Today (27 August 2020), the Western Cape government, together with Wesgro, launched the “We Are Open” domestic tourism campaign to urge South Africans to take…
Thursday, 27 August 2020 13:48

Introducing Local: Gareth Patterson - Author of Beyond the Secret Elephants

Meet Gareth Patterson, local researcher, speaker and author of The Secret Elephants (2009) and Beyond the Secret Elephants (2020), amongst others. -What inspired you to…
Wednesday, 19 August 2020 10:55 Written by

PRESS RELEASE: 2021 Knysna Oyster Festival dates announced for hybrid event

Visit Knysna, the destination marketing organisation for the greater Knysna area has today announced 2 to 11 July 2021 as the provisional dates for the…
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 10:30

11 Inspiring Tourism Professionals - Innovative Approaches To Challenging Times

"The worldwide shutdown of travel due to the global pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on tourism and hospitality businesses. Travel restrictions, quarantines, and ever-changing…
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 13:39 Written by

Introducing Local: Pam Snyman - Up Close & Personal Tours

Meet Pam Snyman, Owner of Up Close & Personal Tours and Senior Vice President Skal International South Africa.    -What inspired you to start this…
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 14:29 Written by

Golf in the greater Knysna area

Knysna is a popular area for golf among professional and leisure players alike. With three 18-hole championship courses and two mashie courses (one in Sedgefield),…
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 13:16 Written by

#IntroducingLocal: Jacques Brink - 'Ride With A Local' & Knysna Cycle Works

Meet Jacques Brink, co-owner of the popular (they have coffee) Knysna Cycle Works and volunteer founder of the ‘Ride With A Local’ initiative, encouraging visitors…
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 10:54 Written by

Introducing Local: Rika Fouche - The Knysna Pirate Ship

In today’s #IntroducingLocal we feature Rika Fouche. Rika and her husband Kevin own the Knysna Pirate Ship that sails the Knysna Estuary. -What inspired you…
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 13:15 Written by

PRESS RELEASE: Visit Knysna launches ‘sneak peak’ virtual tours with local tourist guides

Visit Knysna, the Destination Marketing Organisation for the greater Knysna area recently nominated Mark Dixon of Sedgefield, with his “Moonlight Meander” tours as well as…
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 07:59 Written by

Introducing Local: Anita Best - Hashtag Community Tours

In this week’s #Introducing Local feature, we would like to introduce you to Anita Best, local tour guide and founder of Hashtag Community Tours.  …
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:18 Written by

Press Release - Balancing Lives And Livelihoods The Core Focus For Tourism Sector’s Phased And Safe Reopening

  The phased reopening of tourism in South Africa requires a delicate balance between “saving lives and preserving livelihoods”, as highlighted by President Cyril Ramaphosa…
Monday, 29 June 2020 08:02 Written by

Visit Knysna focused on Tourism Recovery for the Region

Visit Knysna is working to keeping the jewel of the Garden Route front-of-mind as they head into the recovery phase of their three-phase COVID-19 response…
Thursday, 18 June 2020 13:37 Written by

Meet Elmay Bouwer of Blackwaters River Lodge - #IntroducingLocal

In this week’s #MeetLocal feature, we would like to introduce you to Elmay Bouwer, co-owner of Blackwaters River Lodge just outside of Knysna. Visit their…
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 12:07 Written by

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…
Monday, 09 December 2019 12:04 Written by

Knysna featured in TravelMag as one of The Most Charming Towns And Small Cities In South Africa

  "South Africa is home to a diverse landscape that comprises everything from pristine beaches, rugged mountains and craggy cliffs, to dense forests, crystal-clear lagoons…
Friday, 29 November 2019 07:39 Written by
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