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Ranked #1 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Tours
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Ranked #2 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: When you visit the beautiful town of Knysna nested in the Garden Route of South Africa, your visit will not be complete... more » Owner description: When you visit the beautiful town of Knysna nested in the Garden Route of South Africa, your visit will not be complete without a boat cruise on Ocean Experience. We will take you, your family and friends on a boating experience that you will never forget. We offer the following cruises: Lagoon Cruise into the Knysna Heads, Sunrise and Sunset Cruise, Ocean Experience Cruise and a Bird Watching Safari by boat. Our cruises are designed to give each guest that personal touch that you need to make your life long memory last forever. Our well trained and very knowledgeable skipper will ensure that all your needs, wishes and safety is at the top of his priority, so you can sit back and enjoy the breath-taking and unspoilt environment that you can only see by boat!! « less
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Ranked #3 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Our newly refurbished Houseboats, previously operated by Lightleys Holiday Houseboats, exceed all South African Maritime... more » Owner description: Our newly refurbished Houseboats, previously operated by Lightleys Holiday Houseboats, exceed all South African Maritime Safety Authority operational and safety requirements. They are your floating home away from home. We have outfitted them to a high specification, so it is truly a comfortable experience.Our luxurious self-drive boats have everything you might need and are suitable for up to 4 adults or a family of 5.In order for you to effortlessly enjoy going onshore, our staff will be available between sunrise and sunset to park your boat at one of our moorings. You just approach the jetty and we’ll take it from there!For the true on-board holiday experience we provide our customers with an assorted catering menu, containing old time favourites such as delicious fresh oysters and champagne, beverages, picnic baskets, cold dishes and braai packs. We even offer room service on the lagoon, so there is no need for you to leave your boat!Being amidst some of the best restaurants the Garden Route has to offer, you can of course also cruise towards Thesen Harbour Town and go for breakfast, lunch or dinner in one of the area’s vibey eateries. Please enquire with our staff for more information and special offers. Our new charter base is located in sophisticated Thesen Islands Harbour Town, where our staff is available for you between 8:30 am and 5 pm.We offer all captains a short navigational course. Once you are fully informed and have a good understanding, we will provide you with a temporary skippers license. So don’t worry if you have never piloted a boat before, most of our customers haven’t either!From our charter base, we offer the following additional services and facilities: Pilots that help you feel at ease and park your boat; Bathrooms with shower cabins and vanity (Hair dryers are also provided in the showers for women); Covered terrace overlooking the estuary where you can relax and have a drink; Renting of fishing rods and towable tubes; Houseboat services that are carried out at a designated jetty and include the following: Fill up with fresh water Re-fuelling (if required) Cleaning and pumping of toilets Check motor cooling system and oil level Rubbish removal Re-supply LP Gas (if required). « less
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Ranked #4 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Tours
Owner description: Whale and Dolphin Tours . We are the current and only Permit holder in the Knysna area . We depart daily , weather permitting... more » Owner description: Whale and Dolphin Tours . We are the current and only Permit holder in the Knysna area . We depart daily , weather permitting , couldn't watch whales in a more pleasent place. « less
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Ranked #5 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Power boating activities include high speed adventure boat trips, deep sea fishing charters and scuba diving adventures.... more » Owner description: Power boating activities include high speed adventure boat trips, deep sea fishing charters and scuba diving adventures. Bookings office & departure jetty at Thesen Harbor Town in Knysna. Recommended for fun filled family outings, corporate events, small tour group entertainment in Knysna on the spectacular Garden Route, South Africa. « less
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Ranked #6 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Our yachting activities include learning-to-sail adventures in Knysna and luxury catamaran charters in Plettenberg Bay.... more » Owner description: Our yachting activities include learning-to-sail adventures in Knysna and luxury catamaran charters in Plettenberg Bay. Recommended for adventure seeking individuals, couples or family outings, corporate team building and offshore sailing training on the Garden Route, South Africa. « less
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Ranked #7 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Tours; Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as well as a spectacular Sunset Cruise and Oyster... more » Owner description: Knysna Charters offers hourly lagoon cruises to the famous Knysna Heads, as well as a spectacular Sunset Cruise and Oyster Tour. Indoor Oyster demonstrations are also available. We also have kayaks available for hourly rental. « less
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Ranked #8 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Knysna RIB Adventures is an Eco Adventure Company offering a combination of a high speed adventure & an eco adventure/sea... more » Owner description: Knysna RIB Adventures is an Eco Adventure Company offering a combination of a high speed adventure & an eco adventure/sea safari. Our typical trip includes a high speed manouevers before exiting out to sea via the infamous Knysna Heads then slowing down to a comfortable speed and enjoy the scenary, pelagic & marine life covering 18-20 miles giving our customers the best chance to see our fantastic scenary & wildlife.On re-entering we resume the high speed and have fun! fun! fun!. « less
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Ranked #9 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: I am Jonas Gidwa, a qualified Tour Guide for the Western Cape, living in a Knysna Township. Visiting the Knysna Township is a... more » Owner description: I am Jonas Gidwa, a qualified Tour Guide for the Western Cape, living in a Knysna Township. Visiting the Knysna Township is a mixture of emotions I would like to share with you. Poverty, joy and happiness are a few of the ingredients that you will experience on this special trip. « less
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Ranked #10 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Tandem Skydive in the heart of the garden Route. Rated as the prettiest drop zone, fly over the world famous Knysna Heads,... more » Owner description: Tandem Skydive in the heart of the garden Route. Rated as the prettiest drop zone, fly over the world famous Knysna Heads, lagoon and the river, with a backdrop of mountains and green forests. Altitude is at 10 000ft, when you step in the sky. Free falling can get you up to speeds of around 220km/h. Enjoy a further 4 - 7 minutes of flight under canopy and a gentle landing back at the airfield. « less
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Ranked #11 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Tours
Owner description: Spring Tide is a luxury Day charter company operating out of the picturesque holiday town called Knysna. Offering interactive... more » Owner description: Spring Tide is a luxury Day charter company operating out of the picturesque holiday town called Knysna. Offering interactive skippered charters both on the Lagoon and out through the famous Knysna Heads into the Indian Ocean. Sunset Cruises, 2,3 & 4 hour Day charters, Breakfast Charters, Private Wedding Packages, private hire Maximum of 12 passengers. « less
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Ranked #12 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Spas
Owner description: Le Spa Tranquille is unique due to its professional approach & the beautiful setting right on the edge of the Knysna... more » Owner description: Le Spa Tranquille is unique due to its professional approach & the beautiful setting right on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon.Le Spa Tranquille opened its doors on the 15th of December 2005, offering the Garden Route a world class facility to both residents & tourists. Well renowned for our Guinot Hydradermie Double Ionisation Facial. Also been awarded the Clarins Gold Spa acreditation. With over 20 years experience in the beauty industry our secret to success in today's chaotic world, was mastering our intuition and understanding the intangible factors that give rise to results. The combination of the tranquility of Thesen Islands and our specialized treatments backed by our team of world class Beauty Therapists, will ensure that you feel completely relaxed & rejuvenated. « less
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Ranked #13 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Breweries
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Ranked #14 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Bike & Saddle is Africa’s leading eco-active travel company that runs tailor-made, fully supported & guided, cycle, walking &... more » Owner description: Bike & Saddle is Africa’s leading eco-active travel company that runs tailor-made, fully supported & guided, cycle, walking & hiking and kayaking trips across Southern Africa. « less
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Ranked #15 of 38 activities in Knysna
  • Amazing experience 03/17/2014
Ranked #16 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #17 of 38 activities in Knysna
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Ranked #18 of 38 activities in Knysna
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Ranked #19 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Deep Sea Fishing Charters departing daily from Knysna; through the Knysna Heads and out to sea for premium reef fishing at... more » Owner description: Deep Sea Fishing Charters departing daily from Knysna; through the Knysna Heads and out to sea for premium reef fishing at our many hot fishing spots including the famous eight mile Gerricka's point. Recommended as the most affordable fun day deep sea fishing on the Garden Route. « less
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Ranked #20 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #21 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #22 of 38 activities in Knysna
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Ranked #23 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: Forest Guided Tours offers unique and specially fashioned Guided Walks and Tours into Knysna's lush, emerald Forests to suit... more » Owner description: Forest Guided Tours offers unique and specially fashioned Guided Walks and Tours into Knysna's lush, emerald Forests to suit your preferred pace and interests.Perfect for:Forest Enthusiasts. Visitors to Knysna. School Groups.Nature Lovers.Special Interest Groups.Hikers.Walkers.Amblers.Families. « less
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Ranked #24 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Situated in Sedgefield, the centre of the Lakes District on the picturesque Garden Route. We offer a wide range of adrenalin... more » Owner description: Situated in Sedgefield, the centre of the Lakes District on the picturesque Garden Route. We offer a wide range of adrenalin filled adventure tours, holidays and activities along the Garden Route including the Addo Elephant National Park. Customised tours for groups of 6 or more ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: - Wakeboarding- Waterskiing- Surfing- Tubing- Abseiling- Canoeing- Bungee Jumping- Game Drives- Hiking « less
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Ranked #25 of 38 activities in Knysna
  • Very special 10/09/2012
Category: Walking tours
Owner description: Daily tour at 10am and 2 pm. Ride and walk African Knysna Township, cultural interaction on every level, experience sangoma... more » Owner description: Daily tour at 10am and 2 pm. Ride and walk African Knysna Township, cultural interaction on every level, experience sangoma (traditional healer), beer tasting, creche (pre-school), high school, RDP housing, shebeen, Xhosa customs, beliefs, politics, history and traditions. The original township tour endorsed by the Lonely Planet since 1998 for the cultural uplifting of the community. « less
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Ranked #26 of 38 activities in Knysna
Owner description: PADI accredited dive centre in Knysna offering discover scuba experiences, shore entry dives in the Knysna Lagoon and boat... more » Owner description: PADI accredited dive centre in Knysna offering discover scuba experiences, shore entry dives in the Knysna Lagoon and boat scuba adventures outside the Knysna Heads on various beautiful ocean reefs; known to local scuba diving enthusiasts and shared with appreciating visitors! « less
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Ranked #27 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Tours
Owner description: Adventures in Knysna, Canoeing on the beautiful Knysna Lagoon, Kloofing in dramatic gorges filled with cola coloured waters,... more » Owner description: Adventures in Knysna, Canoeing on the beautiful Knysna Lagoon, Kloofing in dramatic gorges filled with cola coloured waters, Rock climbing and Abseiling on awesome coastal crags, beach walks and snorkelling, peak hikes and forest trails join GoVertical to really explore natures secrets on the Garden Route.KNYSNA CANOEING ADVENTURES.Half day, full day or a relaxed sunset paddle on the Knysna Lagoon.KNYSNA ADVENTURE TRAIL Stunning Knysna lagoon paddle followed by a splendid beach walk on some little known unspoiled beaches KLOOFING Extreme adventure, clambering, swimming, bum slides, cliff jumps and abseils all in one ABSEILING Maximum thrill for minimum effort, GoVertical will guide you over the edge.ROCK CLIMBING The fastest way to the summit, GoVertical helps you discover your natural talent for rock climbing GUIDED HIKES Peak climbs, beach walks, forest trails, multiday slack packing trails, GoVertical guides them all No experience neccessary for any of these day Adventures. All equipment provided and all trips lead by professional adventure guides. « less
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Ranked #28 of 38 activities in Knysna
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #29 of 38 activities in Knysna
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Category: Water sports
Owner description: The Turbine Water Club offers al fresco dining from our deli, oysters from our champagne bar and a wide variety of activities... more » Owner description: The Turbine Water Club offers al fresco dining from our deli, oysters from our champagne bar and a wide variety of activities on both land and the Knysna lagoon. All activities start and finish at the Turbine Water Club and Deli on Thesen Islands. PONTOON CRUISES: Motorised Pontoon Barges. For luxury cruises up to 10 people. BICYCLE HIRE: The area's pristine forests, mountains and coastal routes make it an unforgettable biking destination. KAYAK HIRE: Enjoy the charm and uniqueness of the Knysna lagoon. KNYSNA RIB ADVENTURES: Hold on tight for a safe ride on the adventure power boat. The boat goes through the Heads, weather permitting. JJ’S FISHING CHARTERS: Enjoy some of the best light tackle saltwater fishing along this renowned stretch of coastline. The Knysna Lagoon continues to produce extraordinary large number of Garriek, Shade, White Steenbras, Mussel Cracker, Stumpnose, Blacktail, Rock Cod, Rays and Sharks. OCEAN ODYSSEY – KNYSNA WHALE WATCHING: Travel through the tranquil waters of this picturesque lagoon and out onto the Indian Ocean in search for whales and dolphins, seals, sharks and bird life. As the official whale watching permit holders, we are allowed to approach whales to within 50m, all other vessels to remain 300 m away. TONY COOK ADVENTURES Kite Surfing Stand Up Paddle Boarding Mountain Biking Knysna Forest Tours Guided Canoe Trips. SPRINGTIDE SAILING CHARTERS: The ultimate Indian Ocean sailing experience. Sail aboard the 50ft sailing yacht - Outeniqua. Venture past the Knysna Heads to explore the picturesque Indian Ocean coastline, rich with birdlife, whales, dolphins and other marine life. Get the full Knysna experience at The Turbine Water Club - Deli, Oyster Bar & Activities. « less
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