ACTIVITIES AND LINKS
A first in Africa. Enjoy the unequalled beauty of
the indigenous forest high up on ten treetop
platforms. Gently glide along in a harness on steel
cables 30 meters above the forest floor. Birdlife is
Knysna Elephant Park
Founded in 1994, and the first of its kind in South
Africa, the Knysna Elephant Park provides a home for
elephants. Join the elephants in their controlled
free-range environment where you will be able to
appreciate their magnificent presence up-c Ocean
Blue Adventures Actively involved in sustainable and
responsible tourism. Close and personal
awe-inspiring encounters with the fascinating
majestic whales in the bay. Interaction and fun with
our wonderful dolphin and whale species.
Thesen Harbour Town
Thesen Harbour Town is situated in Knysna. It offers
you a wonderful shopping or relaxing experience at
South Africas most desirable address. The town
offers you a luxurious feel away from all the noise
and stress of everyday life.
Safari Ostrich Show Farm
Safari Ostrich Show Farm, established in 1956,
welcomes you to the ostrich capital of the world
-Oudtshoorn. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you
through all aspects of ostrich farming at Safari.
Monkeyland is the world�s first free-roaming,
multi-species primate sanctuary. Its aims are to
provide ex-captive primates with a healthier, more
natural life and to raise public awareness about
primates. Around 400 apes, monkeys and lemurs live
at Monkey Land.
Birds of Eden
Birds of Eden is the largest free-flight aviary in
the world. The sanctuary encompasses 2.3ha of partly
forested land, covered by a 3.2ha mesh and
criss-crossed by a 1.2km walkway. Visitors may
explore the aviary at their own pace.
On the edge of the beautiful Knysna Lagoon this
spacious beach house offers luxurious comfort and
tranquillity complemented by spectacular views.
Indulge in a fresh, scrumptious breakfast on the
terrace each morning.
Well positioned at the Knysna Heads, Augusta Bay
offers panoramic views of the Heads, Knysna Estuary
and the Outeniqua Mountains in the distance. Augusta
Bay has everything you need to enjoy a great golfing
getaway or just a plain old-fashioned relaxing
Belvidere Manor South Africas most romantic and
relaxed getaway, overlooks Knysnas lagoon. Set in
tranquil gardens, individual beautifully appointed
fully serviced cottages offer true home comforts.
Ambience Inn Afrika is a group of comfortable,
4-star lodges, offering visitors the ideal settings
from which to explore the many wonders of South
Africa from the Kruger National Park in the North to
the Western Cape's Garden Route.
Elephant Hide Lodge
Four of the suites have magical views onto the
Knysna lagoon from every corner of the room. The
fifth and sixth suite, while still enjoying lagoon
views are embedded in indigenous fynbos surroundings
attracting numerous bird species.
Fish Eagle Lodge
Fish Eagle Lodge in Knysna offers affordable
accommodation, beautifully positioned with a view of
the Knysna lagoon and mountains. A perfect base to
explore the surrounding indigenous forests, trails,
lakes and beaches.
Head Over Hills
Absorb the calming effect of spectacular 270 views
while you enjoy 5-Star service and accommodation
with private balconies, air-conditioning, DSTV,
Internet, Bar fridge and Tea & Coffee making
Hide-away Guest house
Hide-Away Guest House offers excellent views of the
Knysna Lagoon and Heads and is a 10 minute walk into
the town of Knysna or the Waterfront.
Well-appointed, comfortable accommodation is
Kanonkop Guest House
Chris Conyers and his son and daughter Mark and
Samantha, run this exquisite guesthouse. With five
bedrooms, each individually appointed by
award-winning South African designers.
Hidden away in the Boatshed right on the edge of the
Knysna Lagoon you will discover this unique and
exclusive 4-Star boutique hotel set on Thesen
Islands. Choose accommodation in these luxury loft
rooms offering the discerning guest a combination of
luxury and relaxation.
Situated right on the exquisite, natural beauty of
the Knysna Lagoon pure indulgence! A perfect
relaxing and romantic escape. Each room is
personally and comfortably appointed. Luxury
elegance and excellent service.
Enjoy the tranquility and beauty of island life at
its best. A relaxing holiday or a quick stopover at
this island guesthouse will put you right at the
water edge with spectacular views of the famous
Knysna lagoon, Knysna Heads and Outeniqua Mountains.
Double Dutch B&B Accommodation, South Africa
Double Dutch has a beautiful bed and breakfast
accommodation in Knysna with views over the Knysna
lagoon and the Knysna Heads. Our establishment is
within close walking distance to Knysna's town
centre where you will find restaurants and shopping
The Protea Hotel Knysna Quays
One of the best hotel sites in South Africa, the
4-star Protea Hotel Knysna Quays enjoys a
spectacular outlook of the renowned coastal town of
Knysna. The hotel is nestled in the heart of the
Garden Route and offers you a unique GUEST