Wind: 28.97 km/h
There are endless ways to get to and from Knysna. If you want to get from George Airport to Knysna hire a car or call for a shuttle service. Even more convenient is the newly re-opened Plettenburg Bay Airport. CemAir flies directly to and from both Johannesburg and Cape Town and is only about 35km from Knysna.
A wonderful way to explore Knysna itself is to hire bikes and cycle around town, even venturing as far as Leisure Isle (6.7 km from town) or the Heads (7.1 km from town). You will find cycling shops on Waterfront Drive where you will be able to rent bicycles and helmets.
Why not walk Knysna by foot? Knysna is small enough to do so without you getting too tired and you will be able to take photographs and keep eager followers on social networking sites wishing they were with you!
A fantastic and unique way to get around Knysna is via the open-aired tuk tuk. The tuk tuk starts at the Waterfront and will take you to Thesen Island and for a small extra cost, even to Leisure Isle. It’s an experience you won’t forget and it’s certainly a load of fun. Highly recommended!
There are literally hundreds of options to choose from when looking for a tour in Knysna and the surrounds. Nature and adventure tours abound, whether you want to go by boat or by 4x4 into the forest.
Bike and Saddle Trips will take you on half day biking tours from central Knysna to Thesen Island and Lesiure Isle. Experience Knysna while getting fit on their comfortable and modern hybrid bikes.
If you are a horse-riding fanatic, or just a beginner rider the Garden Route Horse Trails is for you. Explore the Garden Route Nature Reserve on horseback.
Heads Explorer Catamaran Day Cruises will leave a mark on your memory. Exhilarating yet safe trips through the Heads and around the Lagoon are made daily and will give you a more personal experience than some of the other cruises. Exiting the Heads is not a given and one should keep this in mind.
The Judah Square Rastafarian Tour will give you a real sense into the lives of a very colourful and unique group of people. Why not also take a township tour? Your guide with explain and give you insights on how people in townships live; you’ll get to interact with local communities and may be lucky enough to be invited into someone’s home for a homemade meal. That’s definitely a story worth taking home with you!
I'm Jonas Gidwa, a qualified Tour guide for the Western Cape, living in the Knysna Township. Visiting the Knysna Township is a mixture of emotions I would like to share with you.
Authentic Day Trips and Personalized, Customized Excursions for the responsible traveler and young at heart.
Daily Horse Rides in Knysna forest at Southern Comfort Western Horse Ranch Twice daily, visitors go on an unforgettable forest horse ride, accompanied by experienced guides. From beginners to experienced riders can enjoy the lovely Knysna forest
Our aim is to introduce visitors to a different side of Knysna and its surroundings through guided walking and cycling tours that take in stunning scenery, local cuisine and fine wines as well as places of historical and natural interest.
Join us for adventure at Knysna Cycle Works . Hire a bike from us , take one of our cycling clinics or join us for outrides . We will cycle with you and service your bikes with a smile
Bike & Saddle is Africa's leading eco-active travel company that runs tailor-made, fully supported & guided, cycle, walking & hiking and kayaking trips across Southern Africa.
Tony Cook Adventures is owned and run by the legend himself, Tony Cook. Knysna is a superb base for an awesome array of soft and hard adventures. Tony himself is a self proclaimed adventure addict. Tony Cook Adventures is owned and run by the legend himself, Tony Cook.
Orbit Trips strives to be a quality tour provider and to serve the tourism industry with affordability and excellent service.
Experience the Rastafarian vibe, and learn more about there unique life philosophy. This community hosts the annual Rastafarian Earth Festival in July.
The Garden Route Adventure Guide is a comprehensive guide to outdoor and adventure activities in the Garden Route, a dream playground to anyone who loves the outdoors and with a passion for adventure.
A personal experience in the Knysna Township, showing real life in the New South Africa.