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Remembrance Drive | Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

The paddle cruiser is a two deck boat which takes you across the lagoon to the Heads at the end. You can have a meal or a snack and a drink while looking at the views. A guide gave some information as we went. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the leisure cruise on board the Paddle Cruiser. This vessel is definitely worth visiting as she is the only paddle vessel in South Africa and the cruise allows you to enjoy the natural beauty of...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Unfortunately, due to bad weather we were unable to go for our booked cruise on the lagoon. However, we did partake of the delicious lunch which was also part of the deal. Very tasty oysters were served as the starter. These were followed by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for your review. We do hope you will return on a day when the weather is more favourable to cruising.

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice time on the cruiser and our guide gave us some very interesting information, but there was nothing that really stood out for me from this experience. It was my first trip in a boat or ship, and we liked the view....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for your comments. We sincerely hope you enjoyed the food from our optional a-la-carte menu on this majestic floating restaurant.

Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We took the lunchtime trip through the Lagoon to Knynsa Heads a very relaxing hour and a half. Great weather you have the opportunity to have food and drink if you wish. Very enjoyable

Date of experience: March 2018
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you Tim!

Reviewed March 27, 2018

What an awesome experience and relaxing way to get even closer to the Heads on a Paddle Cruiser, through the Knysna Lagoon for a sunset cruise. Tasteful dinner, and to top it all......my birthday celebration. Not to mention the beautiful sunset. It is a 90...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank RonelV67
The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you Ronel for your review.

Reviewed January 21, 2018

We took the lunch time cruise. The cruise is a slow drive towards the Knysna Heads. The service for drinks and food was extremely slow and the food was not that great. It is a nice relaxing trip.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SarahBeetge
The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank your pointing out some areas needing attention.

Reviewed January 14, 2018

We joined the paddle steamer (it's not really - it has two faux paddle wheels bolted on) for an evening cruise with a buffet dinner down Knysna lagoon and back. Boarding was relaxed and our table for two was reserved for us. The cruise is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Thank you for your comments Tony. We are so pleased you had good time! Just to correct you though, the vessel is a Paddle Cruiser and not a Steamer. The two wheels are definitely not faux. Although the boat does have in board motors (which...More

Reviewed January 7, 2018

We took the evening restaurant cruise which came at a cost of R440 / person excluding drinks. In essence the price includes a meal and the actual cruise. The cruise itself takes a slow ride from the base to the feather bed reserve jetty. It...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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The Featherbed C, Guest Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for a lovely cruise. Even though I expected a little more of the food (not everything that was advertised on the menu was served), we really enjoyed the cruise a lot. My kids have never been on a boat before and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Thank you for your review Jeanne-Marie. We do offer commentary during the cruise and will definitely look into the information given again.

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We took this activity in a group of 6. 1pm departure today 28th December. Well at the start, before leaving the harbour the beer on tap ran out, we switched to castle light, only to have that run out before we made it to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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The Featherbed C, Public Relations Manager at Knysna Paddle Cruiser Day Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Richard we apologise for the inconvenience.

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PollyMurdoch
January 7, 2018|
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Response from RichardH7160 | Reviewed this property |
There is not much of a difference in the viewing during low and high tide. The trip goes out on the lagoon. So don’t worry about tides too much
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MoniqueS2778
January 22, 2017|
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Hi Monique, not sure where you are seeing the rate of R370. Kindly provide us with your email and we will gladly send you all the relevant rates and menus.
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