Knysna has long been the pearl at the heart of South Africa’s oyster, the Garden Route. Almost midway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, it’s an easy stop-over for travellers along the pristine coastline. And a beautiful, easy hour’s drive from the nearest airport in George makes it an ideal destination for holiday makers and honeymooners.
Located in the Garden Route National Park Lakes District, Knysna and its surroundings boasts with stretches of sandy beaches, lakes, rivers and estuaries to explore, the mysterious, indigenous Knysna forest to discover and acres of Cape fynbos to play in. Enjoy just about any activity you can think of in our natural playground, do some shopping at world-class shops and markets, and satisfy your taste buds at any of our renowned restaurants or coffee shops.
We are happy to help you with information on the many amazing offerings available in and around town. We can also assist you in making the necessary bookings and arrangements, but please note that a 15% handling fee will be calculated on any bookings made through our office and added to your final invoice.
South Africa’s premium sport and lifestyle festival will once again offer a programme of unique events for sport lovers, families and adventurers, with more than 100 activities spread over ten days. There will be no shortage of fun, and a chance to experience one of the most beautiful, scenic areas in the country.
When we set out on this journey we were told that no one would come to Knysna for a motorsport event, but with vision and hard work we have built a local motorsport lifestyle showcase that attracts competitors, spectators and broadcast viewers from around the globe.
At its heart, the Pink Loerie is a festival and a celebration; so, dancing, fun and music also played an enormous part of the event, with daily shows being held at various locations throughout the town and club nights. This beautiful tradition of celebration, Pride and creative expression in a gorgeous setting has continued to glitter and thrive for over eighteen years.
Presented by Pam Golding Properties Knysna to promote South Africa's rich literary heritage, the Knysna Literary Festival is now in its 10th year. It is the Garden Route’s only annual festival that hosts an exclusive group of hand-picked authors from South Africa and is fast becoming a must-attend with bookworms and lovers of all things literary.
The eagerly awaited Knysna Celtic Festival will be held in the beautiful town of Knysna – one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations.
Our Favourite Places to Eat & Drink
Blend Country Restaurant & Pub
Drydock Restaurant & Terrace
East Head Café
Ile De Pain
Le Maquis by Cathy and Rémy
Muse Fusion Food