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  • RS Tera World Sailing Championships
    • Starting date Sat 04 April 2020
    • Ending date Thu 09 April 2020
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Pine Lake Marina, Swartvlei
    • Contact Person -
    • Contact Number -
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival
    • Starting date Thu 30 April 2020
    • Ending date Sun 03 May 2020
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person John O'neil
    • Contact Number 083 347 9570
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Knysna Motor Show
    • Starting date Sun 03 May 2020
    • Ending date Sun 03 May 2020
    • Entry Fee -
    • Venue Knysna High Sportsfield
    • Contact Person Brian Gibson
    • Contact Number 0824672145
    • 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

 


  • 2020 Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival
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    2020 Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival 10 - 13 APRIL 2020 - Easter Weekend Walk Highlights South Africa’s only walking fes@val is the ‘not-to-miss’ event on the Garden Route over the Easter Weekend from 10 -13 April 2020. The Garden Route is home to many famous trails and hikes, and in 2020 it is all about raising funds and awareness for trail maintenance and upkeep. The festival celebrates the region’s most iconic walks with a programme of fun and off-the-beaten-track walks on offer that are suitable for everyone in the family, from kids to seasoned hikers. Walks vary in length from 1 hour to full-day adventures. With an easy to navigate website, the choice of over 40 different walks means there is an adventure for every…
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