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Knysna

South Africa ( Middle East And Africa )
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Knysna is categorised as Lakeside


Knysna Waterfront
Knysna Lagoon - Photo Courtesy michael clarke stuff
Tsitsikamma National Park - Photo Courtesy Conrad88

Reasons to Visit
  • Knysna is a popular stopover on the Garden route and a Golf Resort.
  • Knysna is set at about 25 kms from Plettenberg Bay and is renowned for Knysna Oyster Festival (July)
  • Knysna is renowned for limestone cliff formation that dramatically separate Knysna lagoon from the Indian Ocean
  • Knysna is renowned for the delectable oysters and other seafood
  • Knysna is also home to the country's largest indigenous forest
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Port Elizabeth (260 kms), Cape Town (488 kms)

Knysna has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Knysna

CategoryCount
Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Knysna

Short Break

  • Capetown with Garden Route (6 Nights)

Holiday

  • Capetown with Garden Route and Kruger (8 Nights)
  • Capetown with Garden Route and Private Game Reserve (8 Nights)
  • Capetown, Garden Route with Sun City (8 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Garden Route Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Meerkat Magic Tour outside of Oudtshoorn begins just before sunrise. The tour allows you to watch the family of meerkats' morning wake-up. You can learn about the meerkats' way of life, characteristics, and family and social dynamics, while you watch them in their natural environment playing and foraging for food.
    Activity
    Animal Snow
    121
    Oudtshoorn is home to a number of ostrich show farms where visitors can spend up to an hour and a half interacting with and feeding these unusual and long-necked birds. The more adventurous members of the group can also try their hand at ostrich riding and take part in an ostrich race.
    Activity
    Farm Visit
    123
    Cango Wildlife Ranch is a set of popular wildlife experiences set in a Ranch near Oudtshoorn where guests are able to see Cheetah, Tiger, Crocodiles etc. from close quarters. There are even experiences where guests can walk with these animals.
    Activity
    Animal Snow
    123
    Karusa Vineyard is visited en-route to the Cango Caves from Oudtshoorn. Karusa is Well-known for its Cap Classique and Mediterranean-styled wines.
    Activity
    Vineyard Visit
    134
    The Cango Caves are vast underground caverns lay in the limestone foothills of the Swartberg range. 90 minute ride is sees visitors negotiating the Chimney and crawling through the narrow caves.
    Natural Wonders
    Rocks
    148
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Knysna Lagoon is an estuary supporting the ecology along the coastline with its valuable nutrients. The lagoon is popular with water sports enthusiasts. Sailing and boating is also popular with the beautiful views of the lagoon. Boats and canoes can be hired by visitors.
    Activity
    Watersports
    1
    Otters Trail is widely regarded as one of the finest in the world and stretches from Storms River Mouth in the east to Nature's Valley in the west. The total hike is about 41 kms and can take upto 5 days
    Activity
    Walking
    100
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Tsitsikamma National Park is a protected area on the Garden Route known for its indigenous forests, dramatic coastline and the Otter Trail. The boundary of the Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa stretches 5 km (3 miles) out to sea, protecting inter-tidal life, reef and deep-sea fish.
    Activity
    Watersports
    108

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Knysna, Western Cape

January
26°C / 18°C
February
27°C / 17°C
March
26°C / 17°C
April
25°C / 14°C
May
24°C / 14°C
June
22°C / 12°C
July
20°C / 11°C
August
19°C / 11°C
September
19°C / 12°C
October
20°C / 13°C
November
23°C / 15°C
December
26°C / 18°C

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Nearest Airport in Knysna
  • Port Elizabeth Airport ( PLZ ) , Port Elizabeth-260 Kms
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