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Knysna's Premier Leisure Centre. The gateway for fun filled activities and the prefect place to source the greatest holiday gifts or mementos.
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21 Waterfront Drive, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely harbour to take a stroll around. Plenty of shops restaurants to peruse. Very clean quaint with tasteful shops

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed February 2, 2019

I enjoyed this bustling harbour, with all the shops and restaurants to visit and sample food at. It's also one of the few places wiht Free WiFi, which is a plus when the guest house you're staying at has no wiFi.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rsars
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Waterfront in Knysna is a small but pleasing place to roam around, shop local artefacts souvenirs and gifts, and dine in one of the several restaurants, serving local delicious food, specially fish preparations. Several hotels situated on the waterfront provide comfortable accommodation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charoos
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Nice views from restaurants, but it needs a bit of an upgrade/revamp. Not much variety on offer, especially if you're looking for alternative, healthy meal options. It's great if you're keen on water sports / activities [we were not].

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RobynT_ZA
Reviewed December 8, 2018

A good enough assortment of shops, maybe a few too many T shirts, restaurants but the highlight was a not very well advertised boat trip round the lagoon when thanks to the excellent guide we learned a lot about Knysna and nearby Brenton on Sea....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

A stop for a lot of the tourists and even South-Africans. A shopping street filled with the everyday shops for souvenirs and gifts. More interesting is the possibility to have a meal or drink near the waterfront. Some restaurants seem to have a lot of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed November 7, 2018

It's small but very cozy area to walk around and/or hangout. Many unique shops and great seafood. Visit my YouTube Channel (Sally's Channel) to see my Vlog.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sc233656
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We stopped off here to stretch our legs on our Garden Route tour. It was a great place to wander around,get a snack and do some shopping. Everything is very compact and safe. There is a good variety of different places to eat and shops...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank antano2013
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Really nice restaurants and little shops. We went on a boat cruise in the lagoon which was rather nice. Must visit when in knysna :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pavanian
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Touristy-trappy ocean resort with yachts moored and coffee and gift shops galore. Not much to rave about, some of the water views are almost worth a photograph and funnily enough, the one that heads this review page is more or less exactly the one I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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geminiCheshire
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Response from RoyAgr | Reviewed this property |
Yes the waterfront which is in easy walking distance is open. Great spot
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