Town of Western Cape
Ssshhh...Knysna - South Africa's best kept secret!
Knysna, without doubt is South Africa’s best kept secret. It is listed in ‘the top 100 places‘ in the world to visit....This quaint, bustling tourist town is home to a huge indigenous population of people of all ages, creeds & cultures. It lies nestled on the main N2 garden route, 500km from Cape Town between George & Plettenberg Bay. Knysna is steeped in history, dating back to 1804. George Rex, a timber merchant bought a farm & started a thriving timber business, making use of the indigenous yellow-wood & stinkwood trees to be found in the forest. In 1876 gold was discovered in the forest,...