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  • Crimson House Live in Knysna!
    • Starting date Sun 20 October 2019
    • Ending date Sun 20 October 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Blend Country Restaurant
    • 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.
  • Knysna Film Festival
    • Starting date Tue 29 October 2019
    • Ending date Sat 02 November 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person Patrick Walton
    • Contact Number +27 (0)82 475 1212
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Vodacom Origins of Golf Final Simola
    • Starting date Thu 31 October 2019
    • Ending date Thu 31 October 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Simola Golf and Country Estate
    • Contact Person Simola Golf and Country Estate
    • Contact Number +27(0)44 302 9600
    • Contact Email -

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Welcome to Knysna

Visit Knysna 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

  • Save the date for the 2020 Karoo to Coast
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    Save the date for the 2020 Karoo to Coast The 2020 date is set for South Africa’s favourite single day mountain bike event: 20 September. Heading into the 22nd edition the Karoo to Coast promises to be as challenging, rewarding and fun as ever – when 4 500 riders take on the route from Uniondale to Knysna. The 96 kilometre long course, which crosses the old wagon trail out of Uniondale before joining the famous Prince Alfred’s Pass through the Outeniqua Mountains to Knysna, features 1 560 meters of climbing – but more importantly 2 300 meters of descending from the Karoo to the coast. The route snakes through four distinct biomes and offers stunning mountain vistas of a region seldom traversed by anyone but locals and adventure motorcyclists. Entries to the…
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