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Salt River Lodge

from R600
Salt River Lodge is set in a supremely tranquil location on the northern side of the lagoon. With...
Salt River Lodge is set in a supremely tranquil location on the northern side of the lagoon. With four flats only, we ensure that the environment isn't crowded.
from R600

8 Reviews

4 Admiral's View

from R900
4 Admiral's View is a comfortable thatch cottage situated in Brenton on Sea. It is settled on the...
4 Admiral's View is a comfortable thatch cottage situated in Brenton on Sea. It is settled on the coast of the Indian Ocean and situated on the other side of Knysna’s Western Head.
from R900

2 Reviews

Knysna Houseboats

from R1,450
Knysna Houseboats offers fully equipped, self-drive houseboats to spend your holiday gently...
Knysna Houseboats offers fully equipped, self-drive houseboats to spend your holiday gently cruising along in Knysna's beautiful and scenic tidal estuary. No experience or skipper's license is required and the houseboats can easy accommodate four adults or a family of five.
from R1,450

4 Reviews

Oyster Creek Lodge

from R900
Surrounded by the Knysna Lagoon with a spectacular view of The Heads, this intimate, luxury lodge...
Surrounded by the Knysna Lagoon with a spectacular view of The Heads, this intimate, luxury lodge can sleep up to twelve people and offers a variety of flexible accommodation choices. Operating as both a bed and breakfast and self-catering facility, the lodge consists of five luxury suites and one self-catering unit.
from R900

34 Reviews

Lagoon Lodge

from R600
If you need a break away to an elegant and romantic setting, we are ready to treat you and your...
If you need a break away to an elegant and romantic setting, we are ready to treat you and your loved one in our brand new lodge.
from R600

11 Reviews

Anka's Villa T15

from R950
Self-Catering:Marina Living - n/a pm
Self-Catering:Marina Living - n/a pm
from R950

19 Reviews

Paradise Heads is situated close to the centre of Knysna from the busiest part of the town, with...
Paradise Heads is situated close to the centre of Knysna from the busiest part of the town, with easy access to supermarkets and restaurants. Knysna is a two and a half hour drive west of Port Elizabeth and 45 minutes’ drive from George on the N2 road.
from R480
Sleeps 15 in 5 rooms

4 Reviews

Glen House Self-Catering invites guest to come and share the peaceful and secluded surroundings...
Glen House Self-Catering invites guest to come and share the peaceful and secluded surroundings under milkwood trees.
from R490

7 Reviews

Prospect Cottage

from R600
Prospect Cottage is a charming, spacious, comfortably furnished three-bedroom home suitable for up...
Prospect Cottage is a charming, spacious, comfortably furnished three-bedroom home suitable for up to six people. We have been operating for 14 successful years, and offer excellent value for your money. It is also an ideal venue for honeymooners as they have the space and privacy of the entire house and garden.
from R600
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

18 Reviews

Self-Catering:Lovely and private, spacious easy to chill out with no interruptions and escape the...
Self-Catering:Lovely and private, spacious easy to chill out with no interruptions and escape the realities of this world but close to do all the exciting activities of the Garden Route if you so wish
from R600
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

7 Reviews

Butskop

from R550
Butskop is located in Brenton On Sea, a peninsula area at the Indian Ocean close to Knysna in the...
Butskop is located in Brenton On Sea, a peninsula area at the Indian Ocean close to Knysna in the Western Cape.
from R550

3 Reviews

This fully equipped, spacious loft, is about 200m from Knysna Waterfront and suited to two adults....
This fully equipped, spacious loft, is about 200m from Knysna Waterfront and suited to two adults. Located in a security complex it is a safe area and walking distance to all shops and restaurants.
from R600

1 Review

Aestas Bed and Breakfast is located in the centre of Knysna. Within walking distance of shops,...
Aestas Bed and Breakfast is located in the centre of Knysna. Within walking distance of shops, restaurants, Waterfront and Lagoon, we offer our guests a warm welcome, hospitality and beautiful views. Visit Aestas B and B for a memorable stay.
from R660

27 Reviews

Self-Catering:With its individually decorated rooms, all with this “around the world atmosphere”,...
Self-Catering:With its individually decorated rooms, all with this “around the world atmosphere”, Stannards offers you a “home to home” feeling with style! The “Afro-chic” lounge is the ideal place for a drink after a day exploring the Garden Route.
from R780

6 Reviews

Uniquely located in the exclusive Thesen Islands, Lunar Accommodation offers you luxurious living...
Uniquely located in the exclusive Thesen Islands, Lunar Accommodation offers you luxurious living in a relaxing environment along the Knysna Lagoon.
from R750

16 Reviews

Knysna South Africa

Knysna Self-catering Accommodation

If there is such a thing, Knysna is the heart of the Garden Route. This medium-sized town on the banks of the usually placid and always beautiful Knysna Lagoon is a real tourist haven. The lagoon, which is guarded from the sea by two enormous, rugged, sandstone cliffs, known as The Heads, is a fabulous playground as well as being the source of the cultivated oysters for which Knysna is famed.

The Eastern Head is quite developed with houses, guest houses, a dive shop and a restaurant in the most spectacular position. The Western Head, which is reached by scenic boat trip or a short paddle, is a private nature reserve with less physical infrastructure but loads of tourist activities. Tractor tours, abseiling and quad bike tours are all on offer, and there is a restaurant with a view to rival the one on the Eastern Head.

There is excellent diving in Knysna, both in the lagoon and outside in the open sea. One of the more interesting dives, a wreck right in the channel in The Heads, is only to be explored at slack tide, and then by relatively strong divers.

The N2 runs through the town in a freakishly narrow two-lane road that, at peak holiday times, creates traffic jams of note. Other than that, though, Knysna is mega-laid back.
It’s surrounded by wonderful indigenous forests with historical gold mines to explore, wonderful hikes and some of the most fabulous mountain biking in the world. No exaggeration. The ubiquitous Knysna loerie is a beautiful green and red bird that hides out in the forest, occasionally showing its scarlet underwings as it takes flight. Even more elusive and beautiful is the iconic Narina trogon, which is spotted relatively often.

Although there are no real beaches actually within the town, the nearby Noetzie and Brenton Beaches are spectacular. Brenton, in particular, is a great beach for walking as it stretches 6km to Buffalo Bay, where a wonderful horse trail operator offers the exhilarating experience of cantering along the beach with the wind in your hair. The surfing is good, too.

Knysna has two awesome golfing estates, one on the Western Head on a cliff high above the crashing Atlantic and another deeper in the mountains with views over the lagoon and ocean. The public Knysna Golf Club also has a more than reasonable course and there’s even a mashie course for a real quick fix, so keen golfers will never get bored. And – as Knysna is such a gorgeous place – the partners and families of golfers won’t get bored, either.

Knysna is filled with creative crafters, talented artists and skilled artisans of all types so there are mega opportunities for retail therapy. Lots of live music venues, great restaurants and South Africa’s first micro-brewery all contribute to the sybaritic nature of the town. In July, the Knysna Oyster Festival is a celebration of seafood, wine and far more active pleasures, with a wonderful mountain bike race, a forest marathon and loads of other activities.
Towards the end of May, the Pink Loerie Festival is a bird of a somewhat different feather. Although it’s primarily a gay festival, with outrageous costumes and wild parties, it’s enjoyed as much by straight (some surprisingly so) locals and visitors.

If there is such a thing, Knysna is the heart of the Garden Route. This medium-sized town on the banks of the usually placid and always beautiful Knysna Lagoon is a real tourist haven. The lagoon, which is guarded from the sea by two enormous,...

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