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About Founders Keepers

Founders Keepers provides the Garden Route visitor a unique holiday experience. Not only is its location superb, but it makes holidaying in Knysna extremely affordable. Our location on Leisure Isle is ideal, the spacious apartment is private, safe and less than a two minute walk to the beach.

Enjoy scenic walks, cycles or sun downers on Bollards Bay Beach. Because of our convenient situation, guests can enjoy all the tourist attractions that Knysna has to offer ie forest or beach walks, aquatic/sporting activities, numerous golf courses, as well as award winning restaurants, unlimited shopping, one of the best waterfronts in the country, game parks etc.

Our "home from home" apartment consists of a kitchenette with an open plan living area, leading out onto a private deck. The bedroom has a comfortable queen/twin bed with ample cupboard space and the bathroom includes a shower only.

Founders Keepers is ideal for two adults, but can accommodate a child, if required, with a cot, baby bath, feeding chair and baby-sitting available if needed).

Laundry, cleaning service and meals are available upon request. Complimentary tea, coffee and rusks are included.

Please note that long weekends are charged at R750 per night.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Includes: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

Founders Keepers Rooms

Reviews for Founders Keepers

4 guest reviews Reviews of

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Johan van Huyssteen, South Africa
05 December 2014

It was beautiful and very homely. Thank you Sasha.

Johannes Potgieter, South Africa
07 October 2014

Very neat, well equipped, caring and friendly host!Good value for money.

Marlies Ziegler, Switzerland
18 January 2013

It was a very peaceful and relaxing stay. The flat is very stylish furnished and the hosts are extremely friendly.The beach is reachable within 5 min by foot. Bikes and canoes can be taken any time. Would go there again.

Tamsin Puren, South Africa
29 April 2011

Warm welcome, very comfortable stay, beautiful scenery.

Founders Keepers Map

Founders Keepers is 0.1km from the centre of Leisure Island , the nearest airport 75.7km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Leisure Island

Bollard Bay Beach

(0.4 km from Leisure Island)

1 review

If you’re looking for a great family friendly beach to soak up the solar rays look no further than Knysna. Of all the Garden Route beaches, sandy Bollard Bay Beach on Leisure Isle is the perfect spot to chill with your tot. This safe swimming beach...

Island Lodge Canoe Hire

(0.1 km from Leisure Island)

Knysna Canoe Hire is an adventure getaway for the whole family. We start on Bollard Bay on Leisure Island in the middle of the picturesque Knysna Estuary. A place where you can relax, have fun and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the laggon and its...

Emilio's Art Workshop

(0.1 km from Leisure Island)

Local artist Emilio started painting at 56 years of age. Join Emilio at his workshop or on locations and learn the basics of painting Visit him at his workshop and maybe catch him at work on a new creation. He has a stunning collection of original...

Knysna Heads

(1.7 km from Leisure Island)

A trip to Knysna Heads is a prerequisite for first time visitors to Knynsa. Two dramatic sea cliffs guard the entrance to the lagoon from the surging ocean.The Eastern Head has a lookout with spectacular views of the lagoon, Leisure Isle and Knysna....