Knysna Accommodation at Ebb Tide at Thesen Island Accommodation Garden Route
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  • Property TypeApartments
  • Guests6
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2
  • Minimum Stay2-10 Nights
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

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Ebbtide House on Thesen Island is a highly recommended property for self catering in Knysna for up to 6 guests visiting the Garden Route region.

About Ebbtide House on Thesen Island

Ebbtide House is situated on beautiful Thesen Islands on the famous Knysna Lagoon. This home is located in the Parkland of the Island, and thus very secluded. Close by is the Bird Reserve and Hide, Kiddies Playground, Putting Course and private beach, for the exclusive use of residents and guests!

Lovely, safe walking and cycling pathways are found all the way around the Island, and linked up by quaint bridges. Tennis and squash courts can be booked by guests, if desired. There are numerous slipways for launching boats into the wide waterways. The house has a mooring just across the road from the fully fenced garden.

Knysna Accommodation

The property offers accommodation for 2 to 8 guests. In the main house there are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two lounges, kitchen and scullery with all the needed modern appliances. A large covered patio, with BBQ, large table and chairs are available for great outdoor entertaining.


Main bedroom and loft, air conditioned - fans in other bedrooms
King size bed in main en suite. Queen and double beds in other rooms
Separate, comfortable TV lounge with full DSTV, CD and DVD facilities
Large kitchen and scullery with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, hob and oven, washing machine and drier.
Covered patio with gas BBQ, large table and chairs for outdoor cooking and eating.
Indigenous garden is opposite open ground, which makes house very secluded.
Mooring available across the road from garden and small boat can be made available, if needed.
Fully fenced garden leading out into the parkland with ponds and abundant birdlife.
Lounge/dining with fireplace - very wheelchair friendly.
Loft apartment has a Queen bed, kitchenette, lounge/dining, DSTV, patio, Cob BBQ, table and chairs.
All linen and towells supplied throughout.
Daily servicing can be arranged, if required.

Attractions & Activities

Thesen Island is situated in-between Knysna Quays & Thesen Harbour Town.
Safe pathways across foot bridges to Thesen Harbour Town or a few minutes drive.
Knysna Quays Waterfront within walking distance, or a short drive.
Ferries, canoes, water sports, yachting charters, fishing trips.
Boats for hire to explore the Lagoon.
Eco Adventure Activities from the Waterfronts.
Enjoy sunset cruises with drinks and snacks
Dolphin and whale watching cruises.
The Waterfront boast a large variety of shops and craft markets.


Thesen Harbour Town - 0.5 km
Knysna Quays Waterfront - 1.0
Knysna Town - 1.5
Featherbed Nature Reserve - 2.0
The Knysna Heads - 6.0
Pezula Golf Estate - 8.0
Knysna Elephant Park - 10.0
Jubilee Creek Old Goldmine - 15.0
Monkeyland - 30.0
Birds of Eden - 30.0
Tsitsikama Marine Reserve - 100.0
Storm River Gorge - 100.0

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Ebbtide House

Three bedroom house with two lounges, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, laundry and large patio. There is also a self contained loft apartment which can be hired with or without the house, depending on numbers.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables

Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

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Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Lovely place for a relaxed holiday overlooking the Lagoon. Apartment clean and very close to all amentiies and restuarants and shopping. Very well equipped, comfortable and excellent security.

February 2008

Judy Tasmer (Hillcrest)

Verified reviewexcellent

Lovely place for a most relaxed holiday. All facilities of a high standard. Private beach most enjoyable. Boat Mooring convenient, but not noisy and intrusive, with house being just off the water. Natural garden, ponds and bird life most enjoyable! House very secluded from other properties.

December 2007

Alison Watt (Yately, UK)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Plettenberg Bay Airport - 30km
George Airport - 57km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 15h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since November 2003

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