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  • Ten Canoes LIVE
    • Starting date Wed 12 December 2018
    • Ending date Wed 12 December 2018
    • Entry Fee Free
    • Venue The Tin House Café
    • Contact Person -
    • Contact Number 044-382-2761
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Carols by Candlelight Dinner
    • Starting date Sun 16 December 2018
    • Ending date Sun 16 December 2018
    • Entry Fee R325 pp
    • Venue Butterfly Blu Restaurant
    • Contact Person Dave
    • Contact Number 044 381 0027
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Matthew Mole - Live in Knysna
    • Starting date Mon 17 December 2018
    • Ending date Mon 17 December 2018
    • Entry Fee R180
    • Venue Mitchell's Brewery
    • Contact Person Jackie
    • Contact Number 084 587 6665
    • 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

  • Creating business opportunities & celebrating creativity with Knysna’s annual Pop-Up Shop
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    Creating business opportunities & celebrating creativity with Knysna’s annual Pop-Up Shop Yesterday, Executive Mayor Mark Willemse and Wesgro CEO Tim Harris, officially opened the annual ‘Knysna Loving Local Collective Pop-Up Shop’. Infamous as a creative hub along the Garden Route, the Pop-Up has been running for 9 years. Boasting arts, crafts, food and beverages made from locally sourced materials, all products on display are created by disadvantaged and differently abled individuals in the district. Launched in time to capitalise on the many holiday makers exploring the route for the festive season, Harris commented: “We are thrilled to be partnering with the ‘Knysna Loving Local Craft Collective’ on this innovative initiative creating opportunities in the district. The annual Pop-Up is one of many ways that the Municipality is bringing locals into the…
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