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  • Knysna Motor Show
    • Starting date Sun 29 April 2018
    • Ending date Sun 29 April 2018
    • Entry Fee R40 - Adults R10 - Scholars & U/12 - Free
    • 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.
  • GR300 & GR Lite
    • Starting date Fri 27 April 2018
    • Ending date Sun 29 April 2018
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Knysna
    • Contact Person Patric Mosterd / Louise Wilson
    • Contact Number 044 382 6852
    • 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.
  • Greenpop Eden Festival of Action 2018
    • Starting date Sat 23 June 2018
    • Ending date Sun 15 July 2018
    • Entry Fee R
    • Venue Garden Route
    • Contact Person Carla
    • Contact Number +27 (0)21 461 9265
    • 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

  • Visit Knysna Tourism’s stand at WTM Africa
    Visit Knysna Tourism’s stand at WTM Africa Knysna Tourism will be at World Travel Market (WTM) Africa from 18-20 April in the CTICC, sharing a stand with some of our local tourism products: • Knysna Elephant Park• Destination Garden Route• Blackwaters River Lodge• Peggy’s Township Tours• Knysna River Club• Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa This exciting show was launched in 2014 to bring the benefits and opportunities of WTM’s global industry expertise to travel professionals in this region. Nearly 5,000 travel industry professionals are expected to attend Africa’s leading and only business to business (B2B) exhibition for inbound and outbound Africa travel and tourism markets. If you are in Cape Town, pop in and see us at stand L14 on the ground floor near entrance 3.
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