In the 'hood, Knysna as a destination

The charming town of Knysna offers accommodation in a veritable paradise of lush indigenous forests, tranquil lakes, and golden beaches; showcasing the natural loveliness of South Africa. She nestles on the banks of a breathtakingly pretty lagoon, now a protected marine reserve that is home to the extraordinary Knysna seahorse and over 200 species of fish. Knysna is a natural paradise of lush, ... cont.

22 Glen View Drive, Coney Glen, Knysna, 6571, Garden Route, South Africa

Directions to Head over Hills

From Cape Town International / George:
From Cape Town drive direct towards George on the N2.

1. From the George Airport parking depot, turn right and then take the first left onto the N2
2. Carry on straight on the N2 all the way into Knysna
3. Continue through the town of Knysna along its main road
4. On your right you will see a Kwikspar and Caltex garage
5. Directly after you pass these two markings, you will see a sign to your right saying 'George Rex Drive', 'Leisure Isle',' The Heads'. Turn into this road, and follow it all the way along to the Heads
6. Once you pass the Woodbourne Caravan Park on your left, the next road to the left, which goes up a hill called 'Coney Glen Hill', is the road you take
7. Follow this winding road all the way to the top till you reach a sign saying 'The Viewpoint'. Here you continue to follow the road to the left
8. You will reach a three-way junction
9. Take the road to your right, which curves around a bend
10. As the road curves, you will see a sign saying '350m to Head over Hills
11. Straight after this sign, take the first left, which is our road called 'Glen View Drive'.
12. We are located at the top of the road
13. We have different flags up and a long driveway down to the house
14. We are number 22 and the house is white, directly on the cliff's edge

From Port Elizabeth:
1. Take the N2 straight from Port Elizabeth into Knysna
2. Just after you see the sign saying 'Welcome to Knysna' on your left, there will be another sign saying 'George Rex Drive, the Heads, Leisure Isle'. Turn left onto this road
3. If you are driving past a Caltex and Quickspar, you have gone too far and past the turnoff you should have taken
4. If you are driving past 'Bosuns Pub' on your left, you are on the right road, carry on straight to the Heads
5. Follow directions from Point 6 above

Amenities in the area

  • Restaurants / Eateries (0 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (6 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (6 km)
  • Car Hire (6 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (6 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (6 km)
  • Grocery Store (6 km)
  • Post Office (6 km)
  • Shopping Mall (6 km)
  • Airport (70 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Mountain bike trails
  • River cruises
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Whale watching

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