Things to Do in Knysna

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Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail

Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail

Hiking Trail in Knysna (16.9 km from Knysna)

Following an old mining path along the Forest Creek, the Circles in a Forest Hiking Trail beckons hikers to explore the loveliness of the Goudveld Forest. This genuine forest experience is suitable for families and people of all ages, offering two trail options starting at Krisjan-se-Nek. Feel dwarfed as you pass the towering 600-year old...

Brenton Beach

Brenton Beach

Beaches in Brenton on Sea (5.5 km from Knysna)

Locals claim that one of the most wonderful beaches on the globe lies right on the other side of the Knysna Western Heads, at Brenton-on-Sea. There are rocks to clamber on, little pools to cool off in and a long bay for beach walks and shell seeking. Walk to Buffels Bay from Brenton-on-Sea, have lunch or an icecream, and stroll back.

Sparrebosch Beach

Sparrebosch Beach

Beaches in Pezula Golf Estate (7.7 km from Knysna)

Direct access is a little steep but it's worth the effort to steal away and spend hours on the beautiful private beach of Sparrebosch. Swim, fish or just soak up the tranquility and stunning natural beauty around you.

Pezula Championship Golf Course

Pezula Championship Golf Course

Golf Courses in Pezula Golf Estate (8.5 km from Knysna)

Rated amongst the best and most scenic golf courses around the globe, Pezula Championship Course is a prerequisite on any Garden Route golfing itinerary. Pezula offers terrific international-standard golfing with superlative views of Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean from the cliff tops. Knysna Golf Club and Simola is a short drive...

Sparrebosch Trail

Sparrebosch Trail

Hiking Trail in Pezula Golf Estate (6.2 km from Knysna)

The Fisherman's Path Sparrebosch Hiking Trail is a scenic trail through indigenous forest and fynbos to a secluded bay where two streams run into the sea. During the rainy season there is a beautiful waterfall. Bushbuck and numerous birds can be spotted on this well-established route. Duration: 2 hours Difficulty: Moderate (steep hill) Distance:...

Garden Route Boating Adventures

Garden Route Boating Adventures

Popular Attractions in Knysna

Power Boat activities include day cruises, private charters, high speed thrill adventures and deep sea fishing trips.

Forest Night Game Drive

Forest Night Game Drive

Popular Attractions in Knysna (0.1 km from Knysna)

Have an unforgettable experience exploring the famous Knysna indigenous forest with knowledgeable guides. Birds that you could spot include the Cape spotted owl, nightjar and the famous Knysna Lourie. Potential wildlife encounters also include spotted genet, wild boar, blue duiker, bush baby, bush buck, chameleon, and on rare occasions you may...

Knysna Fine Art

Knysna Fine Art

Galleries and Museums in Knysna (0.6 km from Knysna)

Knysna Fine Art is one of South Africa’s finest galleries, specializing in contemporary South African art in a variety of media, although a number of international fine artists are exhibited. The gallery also handles the work of the South African masters and works closely with vendors and collectors. Recent sales include major works by Gerard...

Featherbed Nature Reserve

Featherbed Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Knysna Quays (0.6 km from Knysna)

Only accessible by ferry, Featherbed Nature Reserve is a privately-owned unspoiled headland at the Western Head of the Knysna Lagoon. Visitors young and old will thoroughly enjoy embarking on a spectacular four-hour eco-experience to this exquisite little corner of the Garden Route. This outdoor experience includes a return ferry trip, nature...

Old Gaol Gallery

Old Gaol Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Knysna Heights (0.6 km from Knysna)

The Knysna Old Gaol Art Gallery was founded and is run by the Knysna Arts & Crafts Society - a non profit organization. The aim behind the gallery is to provide local artists an opportunity to display their work - a new exhibition shows every 2-4 weeks.

Ocean Odyssey Cruises

Ocean Odyssey Cruises

Popular Attractions in Knysna Quays (0.6 km from Knysna)

Ocean Odyssey offers a wide range of boating activities in Knysna, South Africa. From close encounter whale and dolphin watching cruises, to sunset lagoon cruises, there are options for everyone and every occasion. If you are more keen for a relaxing cruise, Ocean Odyssey will be more than happy to take you out for a lovely cruise through the...

Springtide Charters

Springtide Charters

Popular Attractions in Knysna Quays (0.7 km from Knysna)

Sail on a 50-foot charter yacht from the Knysna Lagoon though the famous Knysna Heads to the ocean Springtide Charters offer a luxurious and exhilarating sailing experiences ranging from sunset and breakfast cruises, wedding and honeymoon packages, private functions and dinner charters.

Zensense Day Spa

Zensense Day Spa

Spa and Wellness in Heuwelkruin (0.7 km from Knysna)

Zensense Day Spa uses skincare products derived from the earth and the sea in all their beauty treatments. Relax and revitalise the body and the mind in thier comfortable surrounds whilst enjoying treatments which leave you energized, refreshed and invigorated. Indulge in a cleansing facial or alleviate stress with a deep therapy massage; treat...

Knysna Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Knysna Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Popular Attractions in Knysna (0.8 km from Knysna)

Eco Afrika Tours offers a relaxing and enjoyable deep-sea fishing trip off the Garden Route town of Knysna. All equipment and bait is supplied; all you'll need to bring is your fishing license, warm jacket and any refreshments and food you would like to snack on. You are allowed to take your catch home. R 850.00 per person.

Miniature Train Rides

Miniature Train Rides

Popular Attractions in Paradise (1.3 km from Knysna)

For two hours, high up on Paradise hill, children can thoroughly enjoy a steam train ride - on a miniature train - on the first and third Sunday morning of every month. The Knysna Society of Model Engineers, whose members are retired mechanical engineers, run the train rides from 10.00 to 12.00 at 42 Ridge Road, Paradise. Donations for the ride...