98 Things To Do in Knysna

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Thesen Island Family Entertainment / Cycling / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Knysna Scootours

Knysna is, undoubtedly, one of the most treasured gems of the Garden Route in the Western Cape. It is a seaside resort town that offers stunning beaches, an expansive lagoon, mountains, forests, fynbos and more ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Knysna Water Sports / Sports & Leisure

Hydrofoiling on the Garden Route

Hydrofoiling has given new dimension to the worlds of surfing, paddle-boarding (on a SUP board), wakeboarding and kite-surfing. Around the world, it is still in its initial phases, with legends like Kai Lenny and ... more

WHEN?
Booking in advance is essential. Please phone to book.

George Sight Seeing / Scenic Flights / Family Entertainment

Scenic Flights with Aeronautica

The Garden Route of South Africa offer some of the most diverse and awe-inspiring natural beauty in the world. The coastline changes from long sandy beaches to wave crushed cliffs taming the onslaught of the Indian ... more

WHEN?
By appointment only. Please phone to book.

Knysna Cruises / Water Sports

Day Sailing Charter with Springtide

Springtide Sailing Charters gives you the opportunity to take a turn at the helm of the 50 foot yacht, Outeniqua. You will be able to sail through the Knysna Heads – one of the most notoriously difficult sea ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Knysna Wheelchair Friendly / Breweries

Beer Tasting & Tour at Mitchells Brewery

The Tour Guide will lead you into the heart of our little Brewery where we will share the secret of brewing fine natural ales. From the Grist Hopper to the Mash Tun, from the Kettle to the Whirlpool; experience ... more

WHEN?
Operating Hours are Monday - Friday from 08h00 to 17h00. Please contact us for Tour & Tasting Times.

Knysna Malls & Shopping / Arts & Crafts / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit Feathers Gallery

A wonderful and unusual shopping experience awaits you, with a combination of our full range of over 380 products on display, interspersed with a selection of bronze sculptures, and select pieces of fine African ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h30 to 17h00; 08h30 to 13h00 on Saturday, extended to 17h00 in season.

Knysna Cruises

Dine aboard the Paddle Cruiser

The Paddle Cruiser is South Africa's only paddle-driven vessel, offering a unique and unforgettable experience on the Knysna Lagoon. For a unique cruise and dining experience - with a modern, hip and trendy twist - ... more

WHEN?
Lunch cruise at 12h30 and evening cruise at 18h15.

Knysna Family Entertainment

Drumming Experience - Find Your Rhythm

Find your rhythm to the beat of your own drum. Stomp your feet in 'rain boots' like a traditional African dancer and learn the Gumboot Dance. Create dynamic music by simple clapping in groups or boom-whacking on a ... more

WHEN?
By arrangement.

Knysna Arts & Crafts / Malls & Shopping

Renette's Candle Studio

Visit the Renette's Candles Studio situated in an enchanting suburb of Knysna, with natural forest, where bush buck roam the streets freely. A new range of candles has been launched which honours the hero in each ... more

WHEN?
Open daily from 08h00 to 17h00.

Knysna Farm Stalls & Markets / Cafés & Eateries

Shop at the Knysna Friday Market

As the name suggests, the Knysna Friday Market takes place from 4pm to 8pm every Friday night. What a perfect way to end the week; pack up the kids and head out to the market site to meet up with friends. A ... more

WHEN?
Weather permitting, from 16h00 to 20h00 every Friday. Please phone to confirm.

Brenton on Sea Animal Sanctuaries / Nature Reserves

Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

The Brenton blue butterfly, evident in late October until December, lives within one hectare of asteraceous coastal fynbos and its larvae depend entirely on the lower side of the leaves of Indigofera erecta for ... more

WHEN?
Strictly by appointment only
The reserve is under the control and management of the Brenton Butterfly Trust and no visitors are allowed on an ad hoc basis. However there are limited tours of four people each twice a day from 5th to 25 th November and 5th to 25 th February each year, when the butteflies are active. The tours are at 12:00 and 13:00 and only if sunny and relatively wind free.

Knysna Cruises / Family Entertainment

Knysna Heads Oyster Experience

Learn a bit about Knysna from the water! The Knysna Heads Oyster Experience involves a cruise from Thesen Island Harbour and out over the main lagoon to the Knysna Heads. The heads, although impressive are ... more

WHEN?
Tours depart at 10h00 daily.

Plettenberg Bay Farm Stalls & Markets

Harkerville Saturday Market

On the N2, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, the Harkerville Market has been going for 10 years now and is a market with a difference; not a flea market, not a craft market, not completely a farmers market but ... more

WHEN?
Saturday mornings from 08h00 to 12h00.

Plettenberg Bay Farm Stalls & Markets / Craft & Flea Markets / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

The Heath Cafe & Deli

The Heath is more than a farm-stall, its a bohemian store that has a craft shop, food store, kitchen, various forest based activities, a lavender labyrinth and last but not least many child-orientated ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire

Knysna Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Ile de pain

At île de pain Bakery and Café, bread is a religion. Bread is worshipped. Bread is the reason why this passionate crew wakes up in the morning and toil over hot ovens all day. Their dedication to slow, ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Knysna as a destination

If you are considering visiting Knysna or have already booked your Knysna accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Knysna and come back and submit your Knysna review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Albertinia, Belvidere, Boggomsbaai, Brenton On Sea, Dana Bay, George, Glentana, Gouritsmond, Great Brak, Harkerville, Hartenbos, Herolds Bay, Hoekwil, Keurboomstrand, Little Brak, Mossel Bay, Noetzie, Pinnacle Point, Plettenberg Bay, Reebok, Rheenendal, Riversdale, Sedgefield, Still Bay, Tergniet, The Crags, Thesen Island, Victoria Bay, Vleesbaai, Wilderness

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