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About On The Estuary

Situated directly on the lagoon, On the Estuary is set in a peacefully surrounding, by mountains and forests. Guests will enjoy its views on Knysna Heads and sipping cocktails by the pool. Less than 3 km away from world-class golf courses, On The Estuary adds possibilities for hiking and snorkelling, sand-boarding or water-skiing. Less than a 20 minute walk from the Knysna Waterfront, which offers world class restaurants, curio shops and jewellers, not to mention activities like Lagoon Cruises, etc.Both buildings are very rich in history and offers its guests a touch of class with old and new furnishings.Available to book for single travellers, couples on holiday, business, school groups and international traveling groups. We also have a 2 bedroom villa, with private entrances for the family traveling together.The overall designer ambience also enhances relaxation and well-being. Rooms are individually decorated and look out from private balconies. They include a TV with DSTV Hotel view. Ardeco Knysna is just a 10-minute drive from the Goukamma River and a 40-minute drive from the Old Gold Mines at Millwood.

Safari: Knysna Tourism offers information relating to safaris. Most of the parks in the area, has their own safaris. Please feel free to contact us to enquire about the fees applicable, or to arrange these safaris.

Beach: Buffalo Bay Brenton on Sea Bollard Bay - Leisure Island Coney Glen - Knysna Heads

Spa: Unfortunately we do not have any spa facilities, but on site facials, massages and manicures can be arranged at an additional charge

Golf: Simola Golf Course Knysna Golf Course Pezula Golf Estate All of these Golf Courses are in and around Knysna. We can make the booking for you, and you pay them directly

Wedding Venues: As part of our Management team, Functions by Werner, can arrange any function for you, from the ceremony to the reception.

Conference Venues: On The Estuary - up to 30 guests. All aspects can be arranged on enquiry

Family friendly: We cater for the entire family, for a breakaway weekend!

Romantic: On enquiry, we can arrange a bottle of bubbly, flowers, chocolates, etc. Anything you would like to make your stay special, at an additional charge.

  • Response Rate: 91%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 52
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

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Reviews for On The Estuary

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janine joubert, South Africa
09 October 2013

Really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and staff helpful, room quaint.

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On The Estuary is 0.8km from the centre of Paradise , the nearest airport 71.7km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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