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  • Cricket: Cavaliers vs Pioneers
    • Starting date Sat 18 January 2020
    • Ending date Sat 18 January 2020
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Loerie Park Stadium
    • Contact Person Cavaliers Cricket Club
    • Contact Number 082 496 0072
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Gin & Food Pairing Dinner
    • Starting date Thu 30 January 2020
    • Ending date Thu 30 January 2020
    • Entry Fee R295
    • Venue Turbine Hotel & Spa
    • Contact Person -
    • Contact Number 044 302 5746
    • Contact Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival - Prep Schools
    • Starting date Thu 06 February 2020
    • Ending date Mon 09 December 2019
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna Waterfront
    • Contact Person Oakhill School
    • Contact Number 044 382 6506
    • 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

 


  • A Night on a Knysna Houseboat
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    A Night on a Knysna Houseboat "Popeye, Jack Sparrow and Captain Kid did it, and if you dream of captaining your own boat, it’s time to book a getaway on one of the Knysna Houseboats and sail off into the sunset! We decided to test the waters ourselves and put our best steering skills to the test!" - Heste Nortier   Read about travel blogger, Heste's memorable experience on a Knysna Houseboat here:  A Night on a Knysna Houseboat and an Adventure up The Heads  
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