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“Sensational Views of Knysna Lagoon and Coastline” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Knysna Heads

Knysna Heads
Coney Glen Road, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 34 Attractions in Knysna
Type: Geologic Formations
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Knysna, South Africa
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“Sensational Views of Knysna Lagoon and Coastline”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The steep drive up to The Heads via Coney Glen Drive is exciting enough but when you walk the short walk down to the boardwalk along cliff top, the views are awesome and well worth the detour. The boardwalk is short with several nerve tingling viewpoints that give magnificent views of both The Lagoon to the north and west and the ocean and its beautiful coastline to the south and east. This is easy walking and should not be too much of a challenge for anyone.

Visited March 2013
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“Breathtaking views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Allthough Knysna wasn't at all what we expected it to be, the heads is certainly worth the visit whilst you are there. The views from the rocks are wooow, and it makes you feel very tiny when you see the waves bursting in.

Two great places in the east head, either for coffee/ breakfast, or dinner.

Visited April 2013
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“Stunning views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The sun on your face, the wind in your hair, and a seascape to whet the appetite of artists and photographers

Visited September 2012
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“Simply beautiful, but take your car, it's a walk and a half otherwise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

So there are several places to view the heads in knysna. Start by driving up to the top of the cliffs and park where a local guy watches your car for a few rand. They have a board walk that looks over the ocean and surrounding cliffs. Then drive down to the beach witch offers several access points to walk on sand or among the rocks as well as picnic or BBQ. The access all the way on the right was our favorite. The waves roll in between big boulders and give a spectacular view. Their is even a bridge you can stand on and watch waves roll under your feet...enjoy

Visited March 2013
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Totally breathtaking! Find a place to watch the sunset (or sunrise) and drink in nature's wonders. There are a few places that you can grab a bite with a fabulous view if you don't feel like taking your own.

Visited April 2013
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