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About Kanonkop House

Kanonkop Guest House in Knysna is an exquisite owner managed five star retreat situated on the edge of Kanonkop hill with uninterrupted views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads.

Knysna, the pearl of the Garden Route, is a town of spectacular scenic beauty nestled on the banks of a tranquil estuary and surrounded by lush indigenous forest and golden beaches. The town is perfectly situated to explore the rest of the Garden Route with it's diverse palate of offerings from hiking trails and forest walks to birding and game viewing.

The Conyers family own and operate this luxury guest house with it's five bedrooms each individually decorated by award-winning South African designers and pride themselves on their personal service and attention to detail ensuring a truly memorable holiday experience.

Kanonkop Guest House is the perfect destination for the golf traveler as we are corporate members at Fancourt, Pezula and Simola golf estates. Our guests are therefore able to play these magnificent courses at discounted prices. If you're felling less energetic, spend your days relaxing around our magnificent salt water pool or climb aboard our luxury speedboat for a romantic sunset cruise. All water sports, fishing and cycling are arranged and offered in-house.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 8 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Includes: B & B
  • Sleeps: 14
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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              Reviews for Kanonkop House

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              Ewald van der Helm, Switzerland
              07 January 2007

              Hosts (family Conyers) are very hospitable and friendly and we enjoyed our stay at this great place and our children also very much liked the swimming pool. Highly recommendable.

              Suzanne Carey, United Kingdom
              01 November 2006

              Of the four places we booked on the garden route this was undoubtedly the most luxurious. After a romantic lunchtime cruise by paddleboat over the lagoon we recovered from an excess of sauvignon blanc by the pool. Georgeous gardens, sweet birdsong from fork-tailed drongos and sunbirds, and, of course, the charming host and family made it an unforgettable stay.

              Kanonkop House Map

              Kanonkop House is 2.7km from the centre of Knysna , the nearest airport 71.3km (George Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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